Intelsat and Azercosmos successfully launch Intelsat 38 and Azerspace-2

Intelsat, Azercosmos
Intelsat S.A. and Azercosmos, the national satellite operator of Azerbaijan, announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 38 and Azerspace-2 satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. Liftoff occurred at 6:38 pm EDT. The Intelsat 38 and Azerspace-2 satellite separated from the rocket’s upper stage at ...

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Sky automates newsroom workflow with OverDrive from Ross Video

Ross Video, Sky News, OverDrive
Sky News is one of Europe‘s pre-eminent news organizations producing content Sky continues to grow as one of the powerhouses of content production. Sky News, in turn, is one of Europe‘s pre-eminent news organizations producing content on mobile, television and radio. Its 24 hour live television news channel broadcasts breaking news, long form content and ...

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Digital Nirvana will be a featured sponsor at the Digital Media Pipeline conference

Digital Nirvana, Metadator, broadcast
Digital Nirvana, a global provider of media solutions and services, will be a featured sponsor at the Digital Media Pipeline 2018 conference at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on September 26, 2018. Given the gradual evolution of digital media, the company’s focus for this one-day event will be business-to-business opportunities in the delivery ...

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VPK PRO deploys EVS DYVI for the launch of new live sports channels in Croatia

VPK PRO, EVS DYVI
Independent television producer VPK PRO has deployed a DYVI live production switcher from EVS for the launch by telco VipNet of five new live sports channels in Croatia. The technology installation was put in place by VPK PRO, acting as technical partner, ahead of the roll out of the new PlanetSport channels which went live ...

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Nevion opens its first dedicated Service Operations Center

Nevion, Service Operation Center
The center will deliver operational support, monitoring and management services to Nevion’s customers Nevion, provider of virtualized media production solutions, has announced the opening of its first dedicated Service Operations Center in Gdansk, Poland. The center will deliver operational support, monitoring and management services to Nevion’s customers. In recent years, Nevion has moved from developing, ...

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FUJIFILM introduces the 4K UA70x8.7BESM field lens at IBC2018

Fujinon, Fujifilm, UA70x8.7BESM, Broadcast Magazine
The UA70x7.8BESM zoom is an economical 4K box solution for sports, house of worship, and other live productions The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce the 4K UA70x8.7BESM field lens during IBC2018, in addition to the two 46x lenses. The UA Series is designed for UHD broadcast applications and made to optimize 4K HDR performance ...

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Virgin Media launches the UK’s first dedicated UHD entertainment channel

Virgin Media, Globecast, Broadcast Magazine
Globecast is supplying both cloud-based playout and media management services Globecast has announced it has been selected by Virgin Media as its technical partner for the launch of Virgin TV Ultra HD - the UK’s first dedicated UHD entertainment channel.   The channel, which launches on Monday (September 17), will be available for Virgin Media’s Full ...

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Norkring rolls out Skyline’s DataMiner platform to manage its entire operation

Norkring, Skyline Communications, Broadcast Magazine, DataMiner
Norkring operates one of the largest networks in Europe Skyline Communications announces that Norkring has rolled out Skyline’s DataMiner NMS/OSS platform for the end-to-end management of its entire operation. Norkring, part of the Telenor Broadcast holding and a leading provider of broadcasting services in Norway, operates one of the largest networks in Europe. They offer ...

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Robycam Germany will premiere a new cable camera system at IBC2018

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Robycam Compact is designed for TV studios and small and medium-sized sports venues The recently founded Robycam Germany will premiere a new Robycam system at IBC show on the Broadcast Solutions stand Outdoor, O.E02. Named Robycam Compact the new system will be at the stand in full function flying over the visitors and showing augmented ...

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