Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

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

National Film and Television School opens 4K Digital Content Training studio and Hub

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has officially opened the Sony Gallery, which is located in its 4K Digital Content Training Studio. Part of the new state-of-the-art facilities at its Beaconsfield campus, the new space will provide an unparalleled opportunity for students to learn the ropes of television production and prepare them for the […]  More

Custom Consoles celebrates 21 years of studio desk innovation

Custom Consoles this year marks 21 successful years as a provider of the design and production of broadcast control room desks and studio furniture. The anniversary was celebrated informally during the mid September IBC show in Amsterdam. “When we commenced operations in February 1996, our aim was to reduce the need for expensive tailormade desks […]  More

NEP The Netherlands selects Tedial’s Evolution Media IT platform

Tedial, an independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has today announced that broadcast services and creative technology provider NEP The Netherlands has deployed a successful installation of Tedial Evolution, Tedial’s media IT platform, and Tedial Version Factory, the world’s first true media factory workflow, at its headquarters in Hilversum Media Park, Netherlands. The Tedial Evolution platform […]  More