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Apr 17, 2014 / 03:56PM / By Michael Grotticelli, Broadcast Engineering
Vizrt Collaborates with Red Digital And Ncam For Real-Time Camera Tracking and Rendering Of 4K Virtual Environments
At the NAB Show, Vizrt, a provider of IP-based content production systems, demonstrated high precision, immersive graphics integrated with live 4K pictures using a handheld camera
Apr 17, 2014 / 03:52PM / By Michael Grotticelli, Broadcast Engineering
Ericsson Offers Cloud-Based Playout Services
Ericsson has launched a new program playout capability, available as a managed or hosted service that can be delivered from a number of locations worldwide
Apr 17, 2014 / 03:49PM / By Michael Grotticelli, Broadcast Engineering
Leader Instruments Sets Up New Digs
Leader Instruments Corporation, makers of audio and video test equipment and other products, has relocated its US headquarters from Cypress to Fullerton, California


Apr 17, 2014 / 01:02PM
Kaplan and McCoskey Join Signiant Board
Signiant announced that Lawrence R. Kaplan and John McCoskey have joined the board of directors
Apr 17, 2014 / 01:00PM
MultiDyne Appoints Jim Hurwitz to Senior Management Role
MultiDyne announced that it has appointed Jim Hurwitz as vice president of business development
Apr 15, 2014 / 03:18PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NAB Distinguished Service Award Goes to Paul Simon
Singer and songwriter Paul Simon will receive the 2014 Service to America Leadership Award from the NAB Education Foundatio for his long-time commitment to providing healthcare to underserved children across the country.


Apr 09, 2014 / 01:56PM / By Ned Soseman
Master Control Is the New Data Control
Many stations are moving from automating legacy infrastructure to station-in-a-box designs but most are somewhere in between. Few share many technical similarities.
Mar 07, 2014 / 02:00 PM / By Mark R. Smith
TNT Covers NBA All-Star Game From All Angles
One word to describe the TNT broadcast of the 2014 NBA All-Star Game and its complementary events might be “immersion.”
Feb 14, 2014 / 02:47PM / By from Radio World
AfterBuzz TV Selects Abacast for Streaming, Podcasting
Digital streaming and monetization software and services provider Abacast and AfterBuzz TV, which produces live and recorded “TV aftershow” webcasts and podcasts, announced the first phase of a streaming and podcasting partnership.


Apr 15, 2014 / 02:00 PM / By Steve Harvey
Mic Companies Await FCC Auction Rules
Having lost access to the 700 MHz band a few years ago, wireless microphone operators are now eyeing the FCC’s proposed broadcast TV spectrum incentive auction with understandable trepidation.
Mar 31, 2014 / 12:27PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
FCC Limits Retrans and JSAs
No joint retrains for top four stations.
Mar 24, 2014 / 01:24PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Repacking Report Summary From Fletcher, Heald and Hildreth's Steve Lovelady
Comments on the Widelity Report are due April 21.


Apr 10, 2014 / 10:54AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Research: One-fifth Use Social Media for TV
Nineteen percent of online Americans ages 15-54 say they are reached by social media at least once a day regarding primetime TV, according to a Council for Research Excellence study.
Feb 25, 2014 / 01:03 PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
OTA Antenna Maker Kickstarts Content Finder
Mohu, creator of the “paper-thin” Leaf HDTV antenna, announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign intended to help bring its new Mohu Channels Personal TV viewing device to market in June.
Feb 14, 2014 / 12:27PM / By TVT Staff
BIM and Shobot Enable Immediate DVR Recording From Online Listings
Broadcast Interactive Media announced a partnership with Shobot, a free service that allows TV viewers to record TV individual shows or even entire series to their DVR, regardless of who provides their DVR service.


Apr 16, 2014 / 12:06 PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NEP Launches Sunday Night Football Truck
NEP announced the launch of ND1, a new mobile television production unit designed and built primarily to support NBC Sports’ coverage of Sunday Night Football.
Apr 14, 2014 / 08:00 PM / By Mark Hallinger
NBC Takes Olympic Workflow Mainstream
The XXII Winter Olympics were at once one of the hardest Olympics NBC’s team has done, and one of the smoothest.
Apr 14, 2014 / 06:00 AM / By Oliver Peters
Golf Channel Adopts Sony Optical Disc Archive
Golf Channel, a member of the NBC Sports Group, has become the first facility worldwide to adopt the Sony ODA PetaSite system, an automated optical-disc archival solution using Blu-ray media.


Apr 17, 2014 / 01:02PM
Kaplan and McCoskey Join Signiant Board
Signiant announced that Lawrence R. Kaplan and John McCoskey have joined the board of directors
Apr 17, 2014 / 09:43 AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
Sony PS4 Sales Surpass 7 Million Units
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced that the PlayStation4 cumulatively sold through more than 7 million units globally as of April 6, 2014.
Apr 15, 2014 / 02:00 PM / By Steve Harvey
Mic Companies Await FCC Auction Rules
Having lost access to the 700 MHz band a few years ago, wireless microphone operators are now eyeing the FCC’s proposed broadcast TV spectrum incentive auction with understandable trepidation.


Apr 17, 2014 / 01:59PM
Tennis Channel Chooses DigitalGlue for Master Control Upgrade
Tennis Channel selected DigitalGlue, formerly TBC Integration, to provide systems integration and installation services for a complete upgrade of the network’s master control facility in Culver City, Calif.
Apr 17, 2014 / 12:56PM
Accenture Builds On-Demand Platform for Mediaset
Mediaset, Italy’s largest commercial broadcaster, tapped Accenture to create and manage its Mediaset Infinity service, which delivers film and television shows on-demand to an array of IP-enabled devices such as set-top boxes, PCs, tablets, connected TVs and gaming consoles
Apr 16, 2014 / 12:06 PM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NEP Launches Sunday Night Football Truck
NEP announced the launch of ND1, a new mobile television production unit designed and built primarily to support NBC Sports’ coverage of Sunday Night Football.


Apr 09, 2014 / 08:00 AM / By posted by Deborah D. McAdams
NAB Show Draws 98,000 People
NAB reported total registered attendance for the 2014 NAB Show was 98,015, an uptick of more than 4 percent from 2013.
Apr 06, 2014 / 05:43PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
Virtually Harmonic
Harmonic is embracing the media industry’s migration toward IP-centric infrastructures by liberating its software.
Apr 04, 2014 / 02:26 PM / By Deborah D. McAdams
A Gear Guide for NAB 2014
As with last year’s Gear Guide and the Gear Redux of 2012, this is by no means a complete list of products and and technologies to be on display at the NAB Show, but rather a substantial sampling from the hundreds of announcements and notifications we have received since January.






 
 
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