Monthly Archives: January 2016

Masterplan is unveiled for Ryder Cup of tennis

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Mach2Media selects Elements for production of Gran Turismo Academy series

Written on January 29, 2016 at 08:08, by

Mach2Media, a production house located in Germany and the UK and specialising in sports programming, has deployed its recently purchased Elements One server and shared storage appliance for production and post production of 68 episodes of GT Academy, broadcast in 24 countries worldwide. GT Academy, an initiative by Nissan and Sony PlayStation, is the international […]  More

Avid workflow formats are added to RED camera outputs

Written on January 29, 2016 at 07:57, by

Avid DNxHR and Avid DNxHD recording formats will be coming to RED Digitial Cinema’s DSMC2 line of professional cameras – WEAPON, SCARLET-W and RED RAVEN. This addition brings another workflow option to professionals shooting on this latest generation of RED cameras. Avid DNxHR and Avid DNxHD are renowned for their ability to reduce storage and bandwidth […]  More

New UHD and international specs released by Advanced Media Workflow Association

Written on January 29, 2016 at 07:47, by

The AMWA has launched three key developments of the specification for AS-11 MXF for Contribution Media File Format. These are the addition of a UHD version for the UK DPP, three new international versions and migration of the specifications to a new rules-based format. AS-11 DPP is established for the delivery of finished programmes to […]  More

BT Media and Broadcast is chosen by BBC for new ‘internet-fit’ broadcast network

Written on January 29, 2016 at 07:37, by

The BBC has chosen BT to provide its broadcast network, delivering savings and paving the way for future digital innovation. This enables the BBC to move to a new network based on internet technologies from April 2017.  According to the corporation the network will be more efficient, flexible and better able to support BBC innovation. […]  More

James Murdoch to take chair at Sky

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Encoding and live streaming specialist Soliton Systems announces new reseller

Written on January 29, 2016 at 04:27, by

After recently announcing its new EMEA office, Soliton Systems, an established Japanese manufacturer of real-time mobile encoding and live video streaming over 3G/4G networks, has confirmed its first reseller for the Italian market. Sematron Italia, a 34-year-old company that specialises in RF and microwave streaming for broadcasters, has chosen Soliton to complement its service and broadcast […]  More

RTW announces support for latest EBU R128 updates

Written on January 29, 2016 at 00:39, by

RTW has announced that all recently published updates to R128 by EBU are supported with the Touchmonitor instruments, its flagship SurroundControl 31900 and 31960 series, and all software products that perform loudness measurements. With the updates the main EBU Loudness Recommendation (EBU R 128) stays unchanged, but the supplement dealing with short-form content has been […]  More

PHABRIX is the latest addition to the ASPEN Community

Written on January 29, 2016 at 00:38, by

The ASPEN Community has announced that its newest member is PHABRIX, an innovative leader in test and measurement instruments. The ASPEN Community is a rapidly growing coalition of industry leading manufacturers and end-users who are adopting the ASPEN framework for building state-of-the-art IP facilities. ASPEN (Adaptive Sample Picture ENcapsulation) is an open format that was […]  More

Riedel, Genelec and others to showcase RAVENNA/AES67-enabled products at ISE 2016

Written on January 28, 2016 at 11:03, by

This year’s ISE show in Amsterdam will play host to a raft of RAVENNA/AES67-enabled product from a number of different manufacturers, as well as some exciting demonstrations of new applications. RAVENNA partners present at the show include Lawo, Merging Technologies, DirectOut, Sennheiser, Riedel, Luminex, Cordial, Archwave and Genelec. There will also be product from Digigram […]  More