NBC Sports has set up a large-scale remote production workflow based
on Avid for its broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX week, connecting production
teams in Phoenix and Connecticut.
Video Services Forum members received a Technology and Engineering
Emmy Award for advancing the standardisation and productisation of
JPEG2000 for transmissions over IP.
Wohler’s and Cinnafilm’s Tachyon Wormhole 2 has been updated to include
segmented retiming and a new application-specific user interface.
The new AJA v12.1 software now forms a unified, all-in-one device driver
and plug-in installer, per platform, for all currently available AJA edit
and streaming hardware.
NEP Australia prepares to fit two new OB super trucks with TVLogic
Multi-Format LCD monitors with remote Observer software, HDMI to
HD-SDI conversion and Temperature Adaptive Color.
Italy’s commercial broadcaster Mediaset, is using Accenture Video Solution
4.0 to distribute their new Infinity service, including streaming videos on
demand, to Chromecast users.
WBNS-10TV mobile crews have increased their number of Dejero
mobile newsgathering systems, which they use to deliver live
coverage from the source of breaking news.
Dalet AmberFin transcode platform v10.5 launches Dalet AmberFin Dark
enterprise transcoding and Cinnafilm Tachyon frame-rate conversion, plus
XAVC support and ARD-ZDF MXF Profiles.
Integration of Volicon's Observer Platform with Adobe Premiere Pro CC
allows editors to move aired video directly to timelines for promos, highlights
and other time-sensitive material.
Jordanian JRTV recently bought and installed new routing, production
switching and servers manufactured by Grass Valley to support their
broadcast infrastructure and dependability.
The School of Business at University of Utah designed a classroom
studio that captures, live streams and records all classroom activities
via the Matrox Monarch HD.
Brainstorm’s 3D Importer module increases their compatibility with
new 3D file formats, including 3ds Max, LightWave, Blender and Collada,
essential for broadcast collaboration.
Rotana TV has migrated its 14 channels to HD and playout centre to a
completely file-based operation after a direct HD overhaul of its Imagine
Communications systems platform.
With new automatic configuration tools for the Matrox Monarch HD, AV
integrators and video platform developers can design a single, branded
device management UI.
Axon SMART DVB is a complete suite of tools for monitoring, reporting
and analysing live MPEG-2 and DVB transport streams to help keep
performance at the required level.
Dicentia tested the new Telestream Vantage Cloud Subscriptions system’s
scalability and resilience by encoding 20 feature films within a 24-hour period.
The tough, super mobile GoBox can adapt to low bandwidth network
conditions to broadcast live from almost anywhere with bonded cellular,
Wi-Fi and portable satellite connections.
Side Effects Software Houdini 14, to release in January, will bring many
changes to position-based dynamics, the animation editor, crowd and
hair grooming tools and customization.