Recent Posts by Brandon Costa, Senior Editor

Avid acquires licensing rights to Nexidia’s technologies and solutions

Avid has acquired the exclusive rights to develop and commercialize Nexidia’s media and entertainment technologies and solutions. In an e-mail to customers and the media, Avid announced that many Nexidia products are now available for purchase from Avid as Avid products. Among them are Avid Dialogue Search and Avid Illuminate, which includes Avid Comply, Avid QC, and Avid […]  More

NBA Digital offers live games in virtual reality with NextVR

NBA Digital is making one of the deepest commitments to virtual reality that the industry has seen to this point. Partnering with NextVR, the league will live stream at least one NBA LEAGUE PASS game per week in VR during the 2016-17 season. This is the first time that a professional sports league has dedicated itself to a regular […]  More

Single hybrid truck model keeps BT Sport at the forefront of live 4K/UHD productions

If you are looking for a critically acclaimed 4K/UHD live sports producer with an operations staff comfortably experienced in the format, you’ll have to head across the pond to the UK. With more than 100 live 4K productions under its belt over the past calendar year, BT Sport has established itself as a leader and (a description that BT […]  More

IBC 2016: Brainstorm’s New Infinity Set Set To Star

Brainstorm Multimedia will showcase at IBC 2016 the virtual presentation called From Leonardo to Ricardo, an amazing visual history of virtual technology from its origins in the 15th century to the present day. This presentation, originally showcased at NAB 2016, introduces the  latest features of Brainstorm’s Infinity Set virtual set application enhanced by graphics and other content created […]  More

Live From Rio 2016: CBC Ops in Rio, Toronto, Montreal United for Games

Entertaining Canadian viewers is always a dual-front effort: there are your French-language customers (watching on Radio-Canada) and your English-language customers (watching on CBC). That’s the chief reason the CBC/Radio-Canada is again relying heavily on its two major broadcast centers back home in Toronto and Montreal. The CBC has taken at-home workflow to such an extreme that […]  More

Live From Rio 2016: CBC Ops in Rio, Toronto, Montreal United for Games

Entertaining Canadian viewers is always a dual-front effort: there are your French-language customers (watching on Radio-Canada) and your English-language customers (watching on CBC). That’s the chief reason the CBC/Radio-Canada is again relying heavily on its two major broadcast centers back home in Toronto and Montreal. The CBC has taken at-home workflow to such an extreme that […]  More

Live From Rio 2016: Belgian Broadcaster VRT Excels In Production of Road-Race Cycling for OBS

When it comes to finding cycling expertise, look no further than the Belgians. The nation’s Olympic-rights holder VRT (Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie) has played a major role in OBS’s production of the host-broadcast feed in road-race cycling. And perhaps the hard work generated some Olympic goodwill: countryman Greg Van Avermaet took gold in the men’s road […]  More

Live From Rio 2016: Belgian Broadcaster VRT Excels In Production of Road-Race Cycling for OBS

When it comes to finding cycling expertise, look no further than the Belgians. The nation’s Olympic-rights holder VRT (Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie) has played a major role in OBS’s production of the host-broadcast feed in road-race cycling. And perhaps the hard work generated some Olympic goodwill: countryman Greg Van Avermaet took gold in the men’s road […]  More