Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Media Links to showcase IP Media Gateway at NAB NY 2017

At NAB New York Media Links will showcase its new MDP 3020 IP Media Gateway, designed for economically transporting and receiving video and audio over a standard IP network. The MDP 3020 IP media gateway is a next generation compact multi-channel encoder and decoder. Half-1RU small, the device processes media information by sending either uncompressed […]  More

Avid helps power Invictus Games Toronto 2017 with Dome Productions

Avid, a global media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetisation of media assets for global media organisations, enterprise users and individual creative professionals, has announced that production mobile facilities company, Dome Productions, relied on Avid solutions to deliver the Invictus Games Toronto 2017. Avid’s tools and workflow solutions gave Dome Productions the speed […]  More

BroaMan offers full automatic redundancy on key devices

German network fibre provider, BroaMan, has chosen the upcoming AES Convention in New York (October 18-21) to announce new features to product ranges. With immediate effect, they are offering the capability of full automatic redundancy switchover between a pair of Mux22 devices, which combine 3G/HD/SD-SDI I/O with Optocore and SANE digital audio networks, or between […]  More

Hogarth Worldwide extends Quantum StorNext environment to accommodate growth

Quantum has announced that Hogarth Worldwide, a fast growing global marketing implementation agency, has enhanced its StorNext-powered storage environment with an Xcellis workflow storage system, including QXS high performance disk. Providing independent performance and capacity scaling as well as low cost, long term content preservation, the end to end storage solution has enabled Hogarth to […]  More

Half of TV and VoD viewing will be mobile by 2020

Supported by eight years of extensive media insights, Ericsson ConsumerLab has predicted that the growth of on-demand viewing will continue to soar through to 2020, making up almost half of total viewing. Altogether, 50% of all TV and video viewing will take place on a mobile screen (tablets, smartphones and laptops), an increase of 85% […]  More

Gearhouse Broadcast France launches new 12-camera flyaway HD production tools

Gearhouse Broadcast has announced the launch of two identical 12-camera HD all-in-one flyaway production units. Building on Gearhouse’s heritage of delivering portable production solutions, the new lightweight modular units provide up to ten workstation positions for operational and technical crew within a small footprint. They can be deployed anywhere in the world and are ideally […]  More

Landing a knockout blow with Blackmagic

Gate receipts for the much anticipated fight between UFC’s Conor McGregor, and arguably boxing’s most decorated fighter, Floyd Mayweather, might have missed the record set in 2015, however, a one-off special YouTube show, The Knock Out with Coral, presented by The True Geordie surpassed all expectations when it generated in excess of 16 million views.  The […]  More

BroaMan provides hassle-free IBC 2017 conference transmission

While they were busy launching the new Repeat8-NANO and Mux22-Intercom devices, extending these series into different market sectors, German open standard network firm, BroaMan, was also providing a transmission system for the five day IBC Conference. The company had initially been approached by Phil White, director of technology and events at IBC, on the recommendation […]  More

iN Demand selects Globecast for disaster recovery and playout services

Globecast, a provider for media, has announced it is providing iN Demand, a distributor of transactional entertainment to MVPDs, with fibre and uplink disaster recovery (DR) services, including playout and pay per view (PPV) services for iN Demand’s live content and event channels. Under this disaster recovery agreement, Globecast will provide continuous channel origination and […]  More

Insight TV announces distribution deal with Deutsche Telekom

Insight TV, a producer of true unscripted UHD content covering adventure travel and extreme sports genres, has announced a distribution deal with German telecoms company Deutsche Telekom. Deutsche Telekom will launch Insight TV’s linear UHD channel on its Entertain TV platform. Insight TV will be available from autumn, 2017. Entertain TV offers more than 100 […]  More