Monthly Archives: February 2015

BVE announces launch of London Entertainment Week 2016

Written on February 23, 2015 at 06:12, by

i2i Events Group, the organiser behind BVE, has disclosed plans for London Entertainment Week 2016 – described as a week-long series of events built around BVE to celebrate the achievements and ambitions of the entire UK entertainment industry. Alison Willis, portfolio director, i2i Events, said: “In recent years we have seen increasing overlap from theatre, […]  More

Latest sports broadcast rights clear the stadium

Written on February 20, 2015 at 09:39, by

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MWC 2015: Ericsson putting operators at ‘the core of the value chain’ with new media delivery solution

Written on February 20, 2015 at 09:37, by

Set to be showcased at Mobile World Congress 2015, Ericsson’s Media Delivery Network (MDN) – the single, all-software solution for the delivery of both managed and unmanaged content across fixed and mobile networks – has evolved to become what the company described as a ‘complete business enabler framework’. Ericsson MDN combines a set of elements […]  More

RTÉ adopts FAST Telestream Vantage and Lightspeed

Written on February 20, 2015 at 07:40, by

Telestream has announced the completion of a project with Ireland’s national broadcaster RTÉ. Working with channel partner Eurotek, Telestream has supplied its Lightspeed server system running Vantage Transcode Pro for integration within the broadcaster’s new FAST file-based media management system. FAST is RTÉ’s file-based content media management system, based around Harmonic Mediagrid and Spectrum media servers […]  More

Mina van de Pol is new Axon sales director for Western Europe

Written on February 20, 2015 at 07:28, by

Broadcast network infrastructure products and solutions specialist Axon Digital Design has announced the appointment of Mina van de Pol as sales director Western Europe. She brings more than two decades of experience to this newly-created role, with a strong track record of growth and organisational development. Mina has extensive experience in sales roles in technology-driven […]  More

Africa Cup of Nations 2015: Globecast rises to contribution and distribution challenge

Written on February 20, 2015 at 07:27, by

Globecast was heavily involved with this year’s Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015 football tournament, proving a variety of contribution and distribution services that helped bring the tournament to screens around the world. François Persiaux, head of Global Contribution France, said, “The Orange Africa Cup of Nations presented some very specific – and […]  More

BVE 2015: Mark Roberts Motion Control to show automated studio system

Written on February 20, 2015 at 07:25, by

Mark Roberts Motion Control will show an example of its automated studio system with live presenter tracking at BVE 2015 next week. A collaboration with Nikon, it will be located on the Nikon stand J06, and will consist of a StudioBot running on rails and three automated remote heads all mounted with Nikon DSLR cameras […]  More

ISE 2015 in review: 4K dominates as AV industry pursues new applications

Written on February 20, 2015 at 07:21, by

Integrated Systems Europe 2015 took over the Amsterdam RAI 10-12 February, and, while the focus of the AV market remained squarely on corporate, hospitality, retail, and education, plenty could be found for the sports industry — particularly for venues. As the recent wave of new construction and renovations has clearly shown, 4K is alive and well […]  More

Nordic World Ski Championships: Co-operation smoothes the way

Written on February 20, 2015 at 07:14, by

The FIS (International Ski Federation) Nordic World Ski Championships is underway in Falun, Sweden. During the twelve day event 700 athletes from 55 nations are competing in Cross Country Skiing, Ski Jumping and Nordic combined – where, as the name suggests, the winner is decided on the basis of one jump on the ski jumping […]  More

Remote ingest ‘for the 21st century’ with new dock10 service

Written on February 20, 2015 at 04:26, by

MediaCity UK, Manchester-based media services provider has announced the introduction of a new remote ingest service dubbed field dock. The new offer is aimed at the broadcast and other high-end video markets, and is intended to be used by productions on location. According to dock10, the new service enables a speedier and more economical option […]  More