The Motorsport Network installs a news production hub around Ultimatte 12

Blackmagic Design, Ultimatte 12, magazine broadcast
The network needed a production hub that act as a blueprint for further studios throughout its global outlets Blackmagic Design has announced that The Motorsport Network, a multi-platform news network, has installed the first in a series of greenscreen television studios, built around Ultimatte 12 compositing processors, Ultimatte Smart Remote 4 and URSA Mini 4K.   The network, which provides original ...

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Atresmedia deploys a Versio-based disaster recovery playout center

Imagine Communications, Versio, Atresmedia
Spanish commercial broadcaster Atresmedia, home of Antena 3 and other popular entertainment channels, has complemented its existing Imagine Communications Versio™ integrated playout installation by deploying a Versio-based disaster recovery playout center. The new backup facility maintains tight synchronisation with the primary playout center to ensure instant and seamless failover should it be necessary.   In ...

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Signiant will demonstrate IMF awareness and cloud ingest portal capabilities at IBC

Signiant, IBC2018, magazine broadcast
Signiant Inc will be demonstrating advancements across its entire product line at IBC2018. The company's SaaS platform, which combines Signiant's patented network optimization technology with a feature-rich global control framework for the exchange of media, can be readily adapted to support emerging industry standards and practices. Signiant will introduce a new 'IMF Aware' interface and ...

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DVEO launches VOD SEGMENTER: PREMISES™

DVEO, IBC2018, magazine broadcast
DVEO will exhibit its new file to file transcoder at IBC2018 DVEO has begun shipping their new file to file transcoder. DVEO will demonstrate the VOD SEGMENTER: PREMISES™ at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), September 14-18, in Amsterdam, at stand 2.A34.   The VOD SEGMENTER: PREMISES™ transcodes files to many widely used video and audio ...

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Russia’s RTRN picks Nevion to help transition its terrestrial network to digital

Igor, Stepanov, RTRN, Nevion, magazine broadcast
RTRN’s DTT network covers 85 regions, across five time-zones and has around 5,000 transmission sites Nevion has announced that the Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network (RTRN) have deployed Nevion T2-bridge and TS monitoring equipment to support its move from analog TV to digital TV. RTRN’s DTT network covers 85 regions, across five time-zones and ...

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Pebble Beach Systems optimizes its Marina playout system

Marina, Pebble Beach Systems
Pebble Beach Systems has optimized its Marina playout system to ease the migration from legacy and EOL systems such as ADC, Omnibus, and Sundance automation systems. In addition to Marina’s comprehensive library of migration tools, support has now been added for ADC v12 playlists. With Marina, the ability to create a hybrid, synchronized playout chain ...

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5G New Radio

5G broadcast, Broadcast Magazine, magazine broadcast
Yeray Alfageme, Business Technology Manager at Olympic Channel The new standard that promises to provide faster mobile broadband access will be 5G New Radio (NR). It is expected to be ten times faster than 4G. The European Union is participating in its development with a research project funded through Horizon 2020 and the 5G Public-Private Partnership, ...

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The French Parliament selects DataMiner to manage their entire media operation

French Paraliament, DataMiner, Skyline Communications, magazine broadcast
Skyline Communications announces that the Assemblée Nationale has chosen DataMiner to manage their entire media operation in Paris. Skyline’s NMS/OSS platform manages the complete media exchange network of the lower house of the French Parliament end to end.   “We’re very pleased the Assemblée Nationale has selected DataMiner to control, monitor and orchestrate the audiovisual ...

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NEP acquires Big Picture to strengthen its Live Events business

NEP Group, Big Picture, magazine broadcast
NEP Group acquires Big Picture in Australia and New Zealand NEP Group announced it has acquired Big Picture in Australia and New Zealand. Headquartered in Sydney with additional operations in Auckland, Big Picture is a supplier of video production and equipment for concert tours, music festivals, broadcast, corporate and special events.   The deal strengthens ...

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