Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

New generation of storytellers chooses Avid ‘First’ creative tools

Avid, a global media technology provider for the creation, distribution, and monetisation of media assets, today announced strong uptake from new users across the globe for its First family of creative tools, which are empowering a new generation of aspiring storytellers. To date, more than half a million individuals have embraced Pro Tools | First […]  More

SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition draws record crowds

SMPTE, the organisation whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, has announced that the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017), held this week in Hollywood, California, drew more than 2,500 registered attendees for a landmark event. SMPTE 2017 featured 70 expert […]  More

Orange chooses Harmonic for combined IPTV and OTT service delivery

Harmonic, a provider of video delivery technology and services, has announced that Orange has upgraded its IPTV and OTT video delivery architecture with a Harmonic live encoding and transcoding platform. At the heart of the workflow is Harmonic’s Electra software-based system, which offers Orange a unified solution for both IPTV and OTT delivery to approximately […]  More

College Football Playoff extends licensing partnership with Wazee Digital

Wazee Digital, a provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, has announced that College Football Playoff (CFP) has extended its contract with Wazee Digital to manage the licensing of all CFP digital content. Under the three year contract extension, Wazee Digital will continue to be CFP’s exclusive licensing agent to tag, archive, and monetize […]  More

Thought Leadership: Ross Video’s Oscar Juste talks about spending over the odds trying to attain top production values

In the latest Thought Leadership feature with one of SVG Europe’s Gold sponsors, Oscar Juste, Ross Video’s sales director for EMEA, shares his thoughts on whether too many sports clubs and stadia spend over the odds trying to attain top production values, and what a lower budget can actually achieve. “Over the last few years […]  More

Insight TV announces first US 4K UHD launch on Layer3 TV

Insight TV, a UHD broadcaster and producer of native UHD HDR content covering action sports, entertainment, and lifestyle, has revealed a major distribution deal with next generation US cable company Layer3 TV. This is the first 4K UHD distribution deal that Insight TV has signed in the US. The agreement means that Insight TV is […]  More

BroaMan’s Route66 now controllable from Clear-Com panel

After being previewed at the Clear-Com booth during the recent IBC Show in Amsterdam, German fibre network giant, BroaMan, has set this month’s AES Convention in New York to formally launch a new feature that allows Clear-Com key-panel to become a control surface for BroaMan systems, including its Route66 video routing as well as Optocore […]  More

Cobalt Digital converters first in US to offer Technicolor HDR ITM technology

Cobalt Digital today announced that it is the first US manufacturer selected to license Technicolor’s High Dynamic Range (HDR) Intelligent Tone Management (ITM) technology for the broadcast television environment. Cobalt will make the Technicolor HDR ITM feature optionally available on its new series of 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD-SDI 4K cards for the openGear platform and on its BBG-1000 […]  More

SAM appoints Sandra White as VP North America sales

SAM (Snell Advanced Media) has announced the appointment of Sandra White as the VP of sales for North America, starting 30 October.  White is a sales leader with a proven track record of sales performance and who is highly regarded amongst the target customer base spanning broadcasters, service providers, systems integrators and distributors of OTT, […]  More

Camera Corps Clarity Live HFR Camera Makes NAB New York Debut

Making its NAB New York debut and now available for rental, the Camera Corps Clarity is a miniature camera delivering real time live output and high frame rate SDI for use with slow motion replay servers. The company also previewed an addition to its range of miniature robotic camera systems; the new Qx incorporates all […]  More