Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Elbphilharmonie wins AV Award with Lawo Equipment and Ravenna IP infrastructure

The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, a new music institution that opened early this year in Germany, now counts among the world’s most outstanding concert halls. Already affectionately called Elphi by music lovers, the new facility has been recognised as its Broadcast/Media Project of the Year in the AV Awards, together with German manufacturer Lawo and Ravenna technology. […]  More

Fujifilm rebrands with new social media handle @FUJINONlenses

The Optical Devices Division of Fujifilm has rebranded its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to @FUJINONlenses. The change makes it easier for FUJINON customers worldwide to find and engage with the company on these three channels. “Engaging with our customers and learning the unique ways they’re using our lenses has always been […]  More

Sony expands HXC Series with entry level Full HD camera system

Sony is offering an accessible entry into 4K and HDR-ready studio and live production with the combination of the new HXC-FB80 portable camera and HXCU-FB80 camera control unit (CCU). Based on a 3G-SDI platform with 1080/59.94p capabilities, the new system fits a range of commercial applications where professionals need high quality HD with a futureproof […]  More

Racing UK to show Breeders’ Cup live and in HD

Racing UK will show the Breeders’ Cup World Championships live from Del Mar on 3-4 November in a special free-to-air broadcast on Sky 432. The horseracing broadcaster has agreed to a new partnership with Breeders’ Cup, which will enable viewers to watch the coverage – produced by NBC Sports – in HD. The coverage includes […]  More

Insight TV joins Amazon Channels line up

Insight TV, a UHD broadcaster and producer of native UHD HDR content covering action sports, entertainment, and lifestyle, has announced a major distribution deal with Amazon as part of its new Amazon Channels service. The deal sees Insight TV deliver its HD SVOD and linear TV services to Amazon Prime members in the UK and […]  More

K-League brings enhanced football analysis to fans with Viz Libero

The K-League, South Korea’s premier football league, launched its first ever highlights programme in September 2017 featuring Viz Libero for sports analysis. The highlights show has a focus on in-depth analysis and critical debate from a host of renowned experts. Using Viz Libero’s 3D analysis tools, the presenters scrutinise each goal, explain complex tactics and […]  More

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