Monthly Archives: April 2016

NAB Perspectives: At 45, For-A Charts Path for Future — for Its Customers and the Industry

Written on April 29, 2016 at 18:47, by

For-A is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, and, at NAB 2016 last week, the company’s executive team honored the past by introducing a number of products and technologies designed to move the industry forward. Like many manufacturers at the show, the company has customers struggling with which way to go in technology, but For-A […]  More

NAB Perspectives: JVC Camcorder Integrates Sports Graphics

Written on April 29, 2016 at 18:22, by

JVC’s GY-HM200SP made its debut last week at NAB 2016 and could arguably be the most “sports-centric” camera ever to hit the market: it can overlay score, team names, game clock, and even team logos without the need for an external switcher or character generator. “The original concept was two-fold,” says Ian Scott, VP, Professional […]  More

NAB Perspectives: At 45, For-A Charts Path for Future — for Its Customers and the Industry

Written on April 29, 2016 at 14:47, by

For-A is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, and, at NAB 2016 last week, the company’s executive team honored the past by introducing a number of products and technologies designed to move the industry forward. Like many manufacturers at the show, the company has customers struggling with which way to go in technology, but For-A […]  More

NAB 2016: JVC Camcorder Integrates Sports Graphics

Written on April 29, 2016 at 14:22, by

JVC’s GY-HM200SP made its debut last week at NAB 2016 and could arguably be the most “sports-centric” camera ever to hit the market: it can overlay score, team names, game clock, and even team logos without the need for an external switcher or character generator. “The original concept was two-fold,” says Ian Scott, VP, Professional […]  More

SES, Eurovision Partner to Broadcast the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Worldwide

Written on April 29, 2016 at 11:38, by

SES has signed a capacity agreement with Eurovision to broadcast the Rio 2016 Olympics to sports fans around the world. As part of the agreement, Eurovision will lease several transponders on the NSS-806 satellite between July and August 2016 to enable broadcasters across the globe to provide extensive coverage of the Olympics in Rio and distribution […]  More

Météo-France upgrades weather graphics with ChyronHego’ Metacast

Written on April 29, 2016 at 11:11, by

Météo-France, the French national meteorological and climatological institute, has chosen ChyronHego’s Metacast weather graphics solution. Metacast replaces a proprietary system for generating weather graphics content for distribution to media clients and for use on Météo-France’s own media channels. The solution was provided by ChyronHego’s French reseller, Magic Hour. Headquartered in Saint-Mandé near Paris, Météo-France is […]  More

New appointments boost Forscene presence in key market sectors

Written on April 29, 2016 at 11:05, by

Forbidden Technologies has announced three new additions to the Forscene management team. The new appointments provide significant industry expertise in Forscene’s key markets; broadcast, news and sport video post-production. Max McGonigal has 19 years of experience in television production, post and facility management. As part of the Discovery EMEA programming team he has worked on some […]  More

NAB 2016: Blackmagic Design, Ikegami, Panasonic and more join TICO Alliance

Written on April 29, 2016 at 11:01, by

Blackmagic Design, B&M Modern Media, Bluefish444, Cobalt Digital, Ikegami, Leader, Net Insight, Panasonic, Pesa, Telestream and Village Island joined the TICO Alliance in Las Vegas. The addition of the new members demonstrates the growing acceptance worldwide of TICO compression, according to the Alliance, as suitable technology for lightly compressed IP transmission in live production. Current […]  More

SVG Europe heads to Milan for Sky Italia Innovation Summit 2016

Written on April 29, 2016 at 10:43, by

SVG Europe is delighted to announce an association with our Italian colleagues to produce ‘Sky Italia Innovation Summit’ in Milan May 25. This will be an Italy-focused, Italian-language, Platinum-only event hosted at Sky Italia’s Milan studios during Champions League Final week. SVG Europe has collaborated with a senior team of Manuela Baraschi, Riccardo Botta, Alessandro […]  More

SVG Europe Q&A: Andy Hayford and Haydn Parnell, Fletcher London

Written on April 29, 2016 at 10:11, by

Fletcher is a company with a 25-year plus history, headquartered in Chicago, with a rental and service business focused on the supply of specialist cameras for sports broadcasting across North America; primarily Ultramotion and robotic heads. In the latter part of 2011, with the advent of NAC’s Hi-Motion II and ARRI Media’s decision to solely […]  More