WTS recruits new sales staff and relocates head office

August 24, 2016 | Comments Off on WTS recruits new sales staff and relocates head office

Broadcast systems integrator and equipment supplier WTS has welcomed three new members of staff to its sales team – as the company takes up residence in its new head office in Epping, Essex. Bharat Kerai has joined as Business Development Manager, and will focus on WTS’ live production clients. He has worked in equipment sales […]

Sony introduces new NXCAM HD handheld camera

August 24, 2016 | Comments Off on Sony introduces new NXCAM HD handheld camera

Sony has unveiled its latest NXCAM camcorder the HXR-NX5R, superseding NX5 and NX3 versions, offering network functions and a greater shooting performance. Greater colour imagery and high sensitivity is possible thanks to the three 1/2.8-type Full HD Exmor CMOS sensors and 40x Clear Image Zoom function to double the optical zoom without losing image quality, […]

Sky Deutschland’s first UHD channels to broadcast on SES

August 24, 2016 | Comments Off on Sky Deutschland’s first UHD channels to broadcast on SES

German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will be launching two exclusive Ultra HD channels via SES’s prime orbital position of 19.2 degrees East in the autumn. Sky Deutschland will show one game per each Bundesliga match day on Sky Sport Bundesliga UHD and selected games from the UEFA Champions League on Sky Sport UHD – all […]

IABM and AIMS to deliver IP Interoperability Zone at IBC 2016

August 23, 2016 | Comments Off on IABM and AIMS to deliver IP Interoperability Zone at IBC 2016

IABM has joined forces with AIMS to deliver a major new initiative at IBC – the IBC IP Interoperability Zone. Supported by the AES, AMWA, EBU, SMPTE and VSF, the IBC IP Interoperability Zone will feature real-world demonstrations of interoperation between a large number of different manufacturers’ IP system components, all based on the JT-NM […]

This year’s best 4K and 360 live events to be discussed at IBC lunch

August 23, 2016 | Comments Off on This year’s best 4K and 360 live events to be discussed at IBC lunch

Over-the-top (OTT) continues to change the digital industry. With that comes higher video quality and immersive fan experiences such as live 4K and 360 viewing. What have operators and broadcasters seen as a result of events so far this year? New viewers, longer engagement and higher activation rates, to name a few. The topic of […]

GlobalSportsJobs announces deal Chinese sports internet company Alisports

August 23, 2016 | Comments Off on GlobalSportsJobs announces deal Chinese sports internet company Alisports

GlobalSportsJobs has entered into a partnership with Alisports to support the Chinese online sports marketing firm’s domestic and international expansion plans. Under the terms of the agreement, GlobalSportsJobs will provide Alisports, owned by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, with a range of digital talent acquisition solutions including the rights to advertise career opportunities across its multi-language […]

Globosat employs Pebble Beach automation for expanded Rio coverage

August 16, 2016 | Comments Off on Globosat employs Pebble Beach automation for expanded Rio coverage

Brazilian pay TV broadcaster Globosat is using Pebble Beach Systems’ Marina automation to expand playout capacity during the Rio games. This new expansion represents the largest and most comprehensive games coverage ever delivered to the Brazilian public. Eight new 24-hour linear channels, consisting of 8 main and 8 backup for a total of 16, are […]

DAZN engages Plazamedia for new live sports streaming service

August 15, 2016 | Comments Off on DAZN engages Plazamedia for new live sports streaming service

DAZN, Perform Group’s new live sport streaming service has commissioned extensive production and signal services from Plazamedia. In this context Plazamedia will also provide production capacity in Ismaning and production personnel. DAZN has set up an editorial, commentator and on air promotion team during the past months consisting of more than 100 people who will […]

IBC to celebrate SMPTE in its centenary year

August 15, 2016 | Comments Off on IBC to celebrate SMPTE in its centenary year

During the IBC2016 Awards Ceremony, the hundred year history of SMPTE will be recognised. SMPTE is the leading standards-setting body for the industry, and one of the six trade bodies which form the IBC Partnership. It was on 24 July 1916 that the Society of Motion Picture Engineers (television was added in 1950) held its […]

Sony strengthens BVM-X300 4K OLED Master Monitor capabilities

August 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Sony strengthens BVM-X300 4K OLED Master Monitor capabilities

Sony is introducing second generation BVM-X300 OLED master monitor, giving users more flexibility and more features for HDR and 4K production applications. Starting in October 2016, this new version of the BVM-X300 will feature updated Version 2 firmware including additional HDR EOTF and function support, a new hardware with an HDMI input for easy connection […]

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