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by Snell On 01/29/2015

WTS, the global systems integrator and broadcast equipment supplier, is close to completing two new HD OB trucks for SuperSport Africa, together with two support vehicles. The OB trucks are equipped with Snell Sirius 830 multi-format routers, IQ Modular infrastructure and Snell control. One OB truck and support vehicle will be based in Nigeria (OB2), the second in Zambia (OB6). The vehicles are the sixth and seventh HD OB trucks built by WTS for SuperSport, all of which have incorporated Snell routing, infrastructure and control.





by Wall Street Communications On 01/28/2015

Digigram today announced that it participated in the AES67 interoperability test event held by the AES in cooperation with EBU at the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) in Munich late in 2014. At this "Plugfest," Digigram and other select vendors demonstrated interoperability between different implementations of AES67-2013 across more than a dozen products. The overwhelming success of the event reinforced the value of both the AES67 standard and the RAVENNA implementation that Digigram has incorporated into its range of IP audio codecs and sound cards.




by Reality Check Systems On 01/28/2015

In anticipation of Super Bowl XLIX, scheduled for February 1, 2015 at the University of Phoenix Stadium, Reality Check Systems (RCS) has deployed 24 of its mobile hardware/software solutions to networks such as DirecTV, ESPN and NFLN to enliven remote studio shows and gameday broadcasts. This marks the ninth successive year that RCS technology has been used to support graphics for the big game, and this year's arsenal includes 18 Bullets, one Twitter Bullet, a custom touchscreen and four tailored systems that will be used to splash compelling graphics across live Super Bowl coverage and pre- and post-game shows.





by Zazil Media Group On 01/28/2015

Orad has announced that its video wall solutions have been enhanced with a Layout Configurator, allowing operators to create or edit the layout of their HDVG video rendering signals from a web browser. The configuration changes are updated in real time so all changes can be observed live.





by Denise Williams On 01/27/2015

RED Digital Cinema has magnified the reach of their global support through the addition of new Authorized Rental House and Dealer programs. With demand continuing to grow internationally, the choice to provide those markets with evolved methods of support was clear.




by Denise Williams On 01/27/2015

Esplanade moves from analog to digital communications system




by Aframe PR On 01/27/2015

Achieves greater collaboration and efficiencies within its video production workflows through the use of Aframe&S217;s cloud platform.




by Manor Marketing On 01/27/2015


 Unlimi-Tech accepts Emmy® Award for FileCatalyst
 

Ottawa, Canada, 27 January 2015: Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, a world leading accelerated file transfer solution, has won an Emmy®, the coveted awards for the television industry. The award, for Secure Accelerated File Movement over IP, was presented at the 66th Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards ceremony, at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas on January 8, 2015 during the CES show.





by Goliath Marketing On 01/27/2015

Electrosonic has named Chris Conte as head of the new U.S. Business Development team where he will lead a dedicated group focused on exploring new relationships with key accounts and seeking new business opportunities to support Electrosonic's future growth.




by Manor Marketing On 01/27/2015

 

Sounds Mighty Good to Me

 

LONDON 27 January 2015 – The sound of terror or tenderness, a ripsaw or a ripple, is integral to mood, narrative arc, indeed success in cinema and British sound engineers have rapidly established a global reputation as being among the best in the business at delivering those crucial bits of auditory intrigue.





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