Monthly Archives: April 2013

SportTech UK: the threat to spectrum isn’t going away, says Sennheiser’s Alan March

Written on April 25, 2013 at 05:39, by

The one-day SportTech business conference might have been dominated by discussion of visually-oriented topics, such as 4K and second screen, but it still found time for an illuminating – and frankly somewhat alarming – update on the impact of RF spectrum reallocation on wireless system users from Alan March, Sennheiser UK business development specialist. In […]  More

NewTek announces Developer Network ecosystem expansion

Written on April 25, 2013 at 05:37, by

NewTek has announced the expansion of the NewTek Developer Network, a growing ecosystem of companies that create compelling workflows for NewTek customers. The Network, which already includes industry leaders such as Avid and Chyron, offers customers an extended set of products that work directly with TriCaster to provide innovative solutions and support for live production. […]  More

Two DR OB trucks installed with SSL C100 HDS consoles

Written on April 25, 2013 at 05:36, by

ProjectBuilders, the design and systems integration division of Videohouse, a company that manages 10 television production facilities in Belgium, has installed two Solid State Logic C100 HDS Digital Broadcast Consoles in two DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation) OB Trucks. Choosing SSL for the OB trucks represents continuity for the DR engineering staff as DR recently completed […]  More

SportTech UK 2013: predicting the when, where and how of 4K

Written on April 25, 2013 at 05:14, by

4K is the talk of the industry, but when exactly is it likely to become a commercial reality? This was just one of several crucial questions addressed by an all-star panel at the 2013 SportTech UK event, held at Stamford Bridge Stadium, London, on 24 April. John Dollin, applied research manager at BSkyB, observed that […]  More

NAB in Review: Evertz Dreamcatcher Shines in March to Ultra-Slo-Mo, 4K Replay

Written on April 23, 2013 at 13:31, by

Industry discussion around Evertz’s Dreamcatcher replay system last year repeatedly suggested that the ultra-slow-motion solution had the potential to be a sports-broadcast game-changer (pun intended). But, at NAB 2013, Dreamcatcher formally became a workflow reality with news of an inaugural system sale. Some observers are confident that the Dreamcatcher system — the first to use […]  More

All-England Club to increase prize money, add Court One roof

Written on April 23, 2013 at 11:14, by

Ahead of this year’s Wimbledon Championships, the All-England Club has announced plans for a dramatic, 40% increase in prize money for the 2013 event. Players will receive a grand total of £22.6m for this year’s event – a near-four-fold increase on the 2012 total of £6.5m – with the men’s and women’s singles winners each […]  More

Pixelmetrix launches OMG-Lite

Written on April 23, 2013 at 11:08, by

Pixelmetrix has launched the OTT Media Grinder (OMG) Lite, simply referred to as the OMG-Lite, widening its OTT product line to meet any budget or requirement. Providing the same insight into OTT subscriber as its big brother, the OTT Media Grinder (OMG), the OMG-Lite provides multi-client simulation at price levels comparable to today’s smartphones on […]  More

NAB in Review: Evertz Dreamcatcher Shines in March to Ultra-Slo-Mo, 4K Replay

Written on April 23, 2013 at 11:05, by

Industry discussion around Evertz’s Dreamcatcher replay system last year repeatedly suggested that the ultra-slow-motion solution had the potential to be a sports-broadcast game-changer (pun intended). But, at NAB 2013, Dreamcatcher formally became a workflow reality with news of an inaugural system sale. Some observers are confident that the Dreamcatcher system — the first to use […]  More

London Marathon triumph for Eyeheight colour correctors

Written on April 23, 2013 at 11:04, by

Commencing with a 30-second silence in honour of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, the 2013 London Marathon was completed by 34,278 runners and won by Tsegaye Kebede (Men’s Elite Race), Priscah Jeptoo (Women’s Elite Race), Kurt Fearnley (Men’s Wheelchair Race) and Tatyana McFadenn (Women’s Wheelchair Race). A total of six Eyeheight CC-2M colour […]  More

WohlerCaption File-Based Captioning System Recognized at NAB

Written on April 23, 2013 at 10:50, by

Wohler Technologies announced that its new WohlerCaption appliance earned the prestigious STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award during the 2013 NAB Show. WohlerCaption enables easy, cost-effective management, and control of content with caption data prior to delivery via traditional or new services and platforms. The file-based captioning appliance gives broadcasters the ability to handle the […]  More