Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Salsa Sound hits world first at IBC 2022 with true object-based live audio automation with Fraunhofer IIS

Three amazing demos were ready to wow on the Salsa Sound stand at IBC this year, including a world-first automated live MPEG-H production showcasing true object-based audio. In partnership with The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (Fraunhofer IIS), Salsa Sound implemented the MPEG-H authoring tool with MixAir, its artificial intelligence (AI) driven automatic audio mixing […]  More

MainStreaming and Intel make live sports streaming at scale a reality for LaLiga fans

Availability of broadcast quality live streaming for major sporting events has taken a step forward with the beginning of LaLiga in Spain, that follows Italy’s Serie A approach to bypass traditional satellite or over-the-air broadcasting. MainStreaming, fuelled by Intel’s technology, has created the most advanced real time high quality video delivery network for the 2022/23 […]  More

Extreme E and Aurora Media Worldwide take dual honours at prestigious SVG Awards

Groundbreaking electric off-road racing series, Extreme E, together with its host broadcast agency Aurora Media Worldwide, has won two accolades at the prestigious SVG Europe Awards, presented at the Sports Production Summit, Amsterdam. Both Extreme E and Aurora Media Worldwide faced fierce competition from the highest echelons of the sports industry. Throughout the selection process, […]  More

Qvest and Skyline Communications enter global strategic partnership

Skyline Communications and Qvest have agreed on a multi-year global strategic partnership, announced at IBC 2022. Customers in the ICT, media and entertainment industry will benefit from an acceleration of their digital transformation programmes. With this strategic agreement, Qvest, a consultant, systems architect and media technology provider for digital transformation, will use the modular DataMiner […]  More

Riedel Unveils Bolero 2.4 GHz at IBC2022

Celebrating the fifth anniversary of the state-of-the-art wireless intercom system Bolero, Riedel Communications unveiled Bolero 2.4 GHz at IBC2022. While Bolero has met success for taking intercoms away from the often congested 2.4Ghz spectrum to the 1.9GHz DECT band, the company is using a combination of technologies to make 2.4GHz a possibility for sports broadcasters, […]  More

NewTek introduces LiveLink and offers TriCaster users exclusive HTML5 graphics trial from Vizrt

NewTek, part of the Vizrt Group, has announced an exclusive free trial of Flowics’ HTML5 graphics for its flagship TriCaster’s TriCaster 1 Pro and TriCaster 2 Elite. This announcement follows the recent acquisition of Flowics by Vizrt Group, enhancing Vizrt’s end to end graphics portfolio, an acquisition TriCaster users will be the first to benefit […]  More

Sony adds new PTZ ILME-FR7 to range along with Venice 2 Extension System 2 for added flexibility

Sony is reinforcing the connectivity and capabilities of its cameras, allowing users to do more with their content at the point of acquisition, supporting the development of remote operations. Sony announced recently the latest addition to its Cinema Line, the ILME-FR7, an E-mount interchangeable lens camera with a full-frame image sensor and built-in pan tilt […]  More

Studio Berlin upgrades its broadcast facilities with EVS’ flexible LiveCeption solution for major live event production

German production services provider, Studio Berlin has announced it is upgrading its fleet of OB trucks and production studios with EVS’ LiveCeption live production, replay and highlights solution. The deployed set up will be used to deliver high-end live content for several major sporting events including the Bundesliga, ISTAF, and other international football matches, as […]  More

MRMC Broadcast acquires full Slidekamera product range

Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC), a Nikon company, has announced the acquisition of Slidekamera to bring an even wider choice of motion and robotic solutions to the broadcast market. The move cements a long established development partnership between the two companies, the first of which was demonstrated at IBC 2022. A big part of MRMC […]  More