Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

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

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