Crosscast reveals micro HD high speed camera

July 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Crosscast reveals micro HD high speed camera

Crosscast has released its new XCAM 1050, a full HD high-speed micro camera capable of up to 1050 frames per second playout. The XCAM 1050, a second generation high speed camera, was designed to easily integrate into challenging multi camera broadcasting and filming environments. In addition, Crosscast also released two new developments: (1) Focus/Iris-Control unit […]

Quicklink Backpack H.265 with Parrot Drone at Paris Air Show

July 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Quicklink Backpack H.265 with Parrot Drone at Paris Air Show

The Quicklink HEVC Midi Backpack has been used recently to demonstrate high-quality H.265/HEVC aerial footage with the Parrot Bebop drone at the Paris Air Show in France. The 51st show took place at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 15 to 21 June, and brought together all the players in this global industry around the latest […]

VRT Belgium deploys new Avid Interplay asset management

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on VRT Belgium deploys new Avid Interplay asset management

VRT, the Flemish public broadcaster based in Brussels, has embraced Avid Everywhere by installing a media asset management system designed and implemented by Avid Global Services as the first phase of the broadcaster’s transition to an HD workflow. The Avid Interplay | MAM improves operational efficiency and facilitates better internal collaboration. With HD becoming ubiquitous […]

Sony Europe acquires Memnon digital archive service

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Sony Europe acquires Memnon digital archive service

Sony Europe has announced today the acquisition of Memnon Archiving Services, a Brussels based company providing a service in the field of digitisation and digital archive preservation. Memnon’s archiving services and technologies coupled with Sony’s extensive workflow and media solutions and leadership position in the broadcast industry will create new market opportunities for advanced media […]

New live studio production suite at Star India

June 30, 2015 | Comments Off on New live studio production suite at Star India

Star India, a wholly owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, has engaged Grass Valley to equip its sports studio at Mumbai with a suite of live production solutions. Equipment purchased includes the Densité modular signal management platform; Karrera K-Frame S-series switcher; and NVISION routing. “Grass Valley is honored to partner with such a highly regarded […]

Avid joins Russell index

June 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Avid joins Russell index

Avid joined the broad-market Russell 3000 Index at the conclusion of the Russell indexes annual reconstitution on June 26 2015. Annual Russell indexes reconstitution captures the 4,000 largest US stocks as of the end of May, ranking them by total market capitalisation. Membership in the Russell 3000, which remains in place for one year, means […]

Futuresource predicts decline of DSLRs for pro video

June 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Futuresource predicts decline of DSLRs for pro video

According to Futuresource Consulting’s Convergence in Pro Video report, European shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped by 41% in 2014. The report, spanning Europe and the USA, focuses on the growth of alternative acquisition products, such as DSLRs and Compact System Cameras (CSCs) as well as Action Cameras, which are increasingly being used […]

Avid acquistion of Orad Hi-Tec Systems is complete

June 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Avid acquistion of Orad Hi-Tec Systems is complete

Avid has completed its acquisition of Orad Hi-Tec Systems, a provider of 3D real-time graphics, video servers, and related workflow management solutions. The Orad product lines are complementary to the Avid MediaCentral Platform and allow Avid to further deliver on its commitment to give media organisations and creative professionals more comprehensive workflows. More than 600 […]

BBC World News selects Quicklink Skype TX

June 23, 2015 | Comments Off on BBC World News selects Quicklink Skype TX

BBC World News has recently selected the Quicklink Skype TX solution for use in Asia. BBC World News is the BBC’s international news and current affairs television channel, and has the largest audience of any BBC channel, with an estimated 76 million viewers weekly in 2014 The Skype TX Solution will be located in South […]

ČT24 selects Quicklink Skype TX for Czech broadcasts

June 22, 2015 | Comments Off on ČT24 selects Quicklink Skype TX for Czech broadcasts

ČT24 has recently chosen the Quicklink TX solution in order to broadcast Skype transmissions within the Czech television channels group — Česká televize. ČT24 is the first and only Czech television which provides 24-hour news coverage and it is the most watched 24-hour news television in Europe. Martin Roztočil, IT manager of Czech TV describes […]

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