BSI to re-focus on rental of mobile RF cameras in the UK

July 27, 2016 | Comments Off on BSI to re-focus on rental of mobile RF cameras in the UK

BSI UK, the European business of Broadcast Sports International, provider of specialist RF cameras and audio systems, has announced a company re-organisation and a new focus on RF camera hire. The company has also appointed Tony Valentino to the role of managing director for the UK. BSI offers a selection of specialist RF cameras: handheld […]

Twice the drag for Vinten Fusion Head

July 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Twice the drag for Vinten Fusion Head

Vitec Videocom brand Vinten has announced updates to the bestselling Fusion Tripod Fluid Head. The Fusion FH-145, the latest in Vinten Automation’s next generation of heads, has been updated to offer nearly twice the available drag at maximum than the original model. “The FH-145 is our flagship robotic head, and is widely recognized as the […]

Relaunched ERT chooses Globecast to reach Greek diaspora

July 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Relaunched ERT chooses Globecast to reach Greek diaspora

State-owned Greek national broadcaster ERT – The Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation – has selected Globecast to deliver ERT World and five radio channels to the Greek diaspora across Europe. Globecast is providing fibre connectivity for the content to its Paris headquarters where the signals are then uplinked to HotBird capacity. Biliana Pumpalovic, General Director of Globecast […]

Games guru Foster joins ChyronHego as COO and CFO

July 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Games guru Foster joins ChyronHego as COO and CFO

ChyronHego has announced the appointment of Neil Foster as chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Foster brings to ChyronHego more than 25 years of executive experience in various strategic, operational, financial, and corporate development roles at the nexus of media, technology, and entertainment. Prior to joining ChyronHego, he served as executive vice president, operations, […]

shomi uses Elemental Cloud from AWS to power OTT and VoD

July 26, 2016 | Comments Off on shomi uses Elemental Cloud from AWS to power OTT and VoD

Canadian subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service shomi is using Elemental to help reach its goals of rapidly scaling and accelerating growth in the Canadian online video market. shomi reports that Elemental Cloud, used in conjunction with the Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon CloudFront, helped the SVOD service launch and surpass subscription targets set […]

Autocue QStart for Windows prompter is now free

July 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Autocue QStart for Windows prompter is now free

Vitec Videocom brand Autocue is showing how teleprompting can save your production time and money by making the unlimited version of its QStart teleprompter software free to everyone. Effective July 1, Autocue’s Windows/OS QStart software is free to all users with or without hardware. “Our philosophy at Autocue is that every production can benefit from […]

Le Sports HK and NowTV to show all Premier League matches from 2016-19

July 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Le Sports HK and NowTV to show all Premier League matches from 2016-19

LeSports HK and Now TV have announced that they will broadcast all the Premier League matches during the 2016-19 seasons through their co-branded channels. The content will be fully produced by LeSports HK and delivered to the respective customers of LeSports HK and Now TV via their platforms. LeSports HK platforms include official website (www.LeSports.com), […]

UKTV extends broadcast services contract with Ericsson

July 21, 2016 | Comments Off on UKTV extends broadcast services contract with Ericsson

Ericsson has announced an extension of its playout, video on demand (VOD) and access services contracts with UKTV, the biggest multichannel broadcaster in the UK. Ericsson will continue to deliver playout services for UKTV’s award-winning portfolio of 10 channels including: Dave, the UK’s most watched non-public service broadcasting channel; premium entertainment channel W; free-to-air channels […]

Media Links EMEA to showcase IP solutions at SVG Europe Sport Production Summit

July 18, 2016 | Comments Off on Media Links EMEA to showcase IP solutions at SVG Europe Sport Production Summit

Media Links EMEA, has announced it will be highlighting its leading, broadcast media and data IP transport solutions at the SVG Europe Sports Production Summit, to be held on 10 September at the Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam. “The Sports Production Summit coincides with IBC and aims to reflect on the past year’s progress in sports […]

Open Broadcast Systems encoders, decoders support EU Referendum broadcasts

July 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Open Broadcast Systems encoders, decoders support EU Referendum broadcasts

Open Broadcast Systems OBE C-100 encoders and decoders running as software apps on commodity IT hardware delivered a number of important broadcasts over IP during the EU Referendum for Sky News. A low-depth, low-power IT server located in street-furniture outside 10 Downing Street encoded a number of referendum events including the Prime Minister’s final speech […]

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