Monthly Archives: November 2018

Net Insight announces departure of COO Maria Hellström

Written on November 29, 2018 at 06:10, by

Net Insight has announced that COO Maria Hellström has decided to leave her position for a new assignment as CEO at a Swedish consulting firm. “Maria has been employed at Net Insight since 2014 and has been a committed, competent and appreciated colleague, first as VP services, and since September as COO Maria has played […]  More

Kenya’s SwitchTV goes live with Broadcast Solutions Hungary and Ross Video

Written on November 28, 2018 at 17:54, by

Located in Nairobi, SwitchTV is a new HD TV station wholly-owned by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) which aims to be the most influential platform for educating and empowering the youth to solve humanitarian issues in Kenya, Africa and beyond. SwitchTV is a free-to-air channel that is widely available across the region via digital […]  More

Cobalt Digital to receive Technology and Engineering Emmy Award

Written on November 28, 2018 at 17:45, by

Cobalt Digital is one of the recipients of the 70th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards, which will take place in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters at the NAB Show next April. Cobalt was one of the companies selected to receive the Emmy Award for ‘Pioneering Reliable Transmission Method for Live Contribution and […]  More

Heimbecher Joins Imagine Communications from Sky Deutschland

Written on November 28, 2018 at 17:37, by

Imagine Communications has appointed Stephan Heimbecher as its new international director of consulting services, based in Munich. Heimbecher joins Imagine Communications from Sky Deutschland, where he spent the last 16 years at the helm of innovation and standards for the German media company. In his new role at Imagine Communications, Heimbecher will lead a team […]  More

Storytelling in eSports is very different to traditional sports broadcasting

Written on November 28, 2018 at 17:28, by

eSports is emerging as the new, exciting live event content consumed worldwide, but, still in its infancy as a broadcast property, it has not concretely defined what makes for a good esports broadcast. Sure, there’s natural strategy in telling the story of esports competitors through interviews or feature packages, but telling the real-time story of […]  More

AWS unveils AWS Elemental MediaConnect for live transport workflows

Written on November 28, 2018 at 17:21, by

AWS Elemental MediaConnect lets broadcasters and content owners cost-effectively send their high-value live content into the cloud, securely transmit it to partners for distribution or replicating one source to multiple destinations. Using AWS Elemental MediaConnect, customers can build mission-critical live video transport workflows in a fraction of the time and cost of satellite or fiber, […]  More

Simplylive introduces new ViBox Micro production solution

Written on November 28, 2018 at 12:08, by

Simplylive has announced the release of the ViBox Micro, which is billed as the most compact and cost-effective solution in the ViBox production family. Expanding on the ViBox range, the Micro will fit the single camera production tier with the same innovative capabilities offered by the full ViBox. ViBox Micro is an all-in-one solution for […]  More

ORF seeks to future-proof its broadcast operation with Sony IP video switch

Written on November 28, 2018 at 11:58, by

Austrian broadcast corporation ORF has chosen Sony’s XVS-7000 multi-format IP video switchers, from the XVS series, to modernise its broadcasting workflows and better satisfy the viewing habits of its audience. The first XVS-7000 will be used in ORF’s IP OB van scheduled for delivery this year, while more than 20 live switchers are likely to […]  More

RFU posts £30.9m loss, looks to new financial future

Written on November 28, 2018 at 11:31, by

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GolfTV signs up Tiger Woods in original content deal

Written on November 28, 2018 at 10:49, by

GolfTV has agreed a multi-year global partnership deal with Tiger Woods that will see the 14-time Major champion collaborate on various original content projects.  The agreement will result in what has been described as golfing “programming, content creation and storytelling opportunities that will offer fans an authentic and regular look into the life, mind and […]  More