Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

For-A announces new advanced research JV with InSync Technology

For-A Japan has announced the formation of a new advanced research joint venture with InSync Technology, UK. The new company, named InSync Technology Products, has been formed to enable collaboration between UK and Japan on the design and development of mainly 8K UHDTV signal processing equipment, to support current and future international programme distribution. “With […]  More

MTG extends exclusive DKB Handball-Bundesliga rights until 2023

MTG has secured the exclusive Nordic media rights to the DKB Handball-Bundesliga for the next six seasons, bringing world class handball action to fans in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden on TV, online and mobile. Officially ranked Europe’s number one handball league by the European Handball Federation, the DKB Handball-Bundesliga is contested by Germany’s top […]  More

Rohde & Schwarz subsidiary GMIT launches enhanced RelayCaster at IBC 2017

At IBC 2017 GMIT will showcase its newly acquired RelayCaster and CodecCaster products for the first time since acquiring the technology of Motama earlier this year. The company will introduce the latest version of RelayCaster for content contribution over public IP networks and CodecCaster for high density live transcoding, on stand 7.E25. The new version […]  More

Octopus Newsroom partners with Traco Systems

Octopus Newsroom, producer of computer newsroom systems, has announced a partnership with software developer and system integrator Traco Systems. The agreement centres on the introduction of a Traco Media Bridge plug-in enabling Octopus Newsroom users to browse and deploy content from Avid Interplay within an easy to use drag and drop graphic display. Media Bridge […]  More

Ross Video and The Future Group rewrite Playbook for virtual studios

Ross Video and The Future Group have announced the availability of Frontier, an innovative Virtual Studio Graphics Rendering platform.  “Frontier raises the broadcasting bar for virtual and augmented reality productions with incredible levels of creative design freedom that are combined with hyper-realistic rendering quality for virtual sets that are much more natural and convincing,” said […]  More

Stefan Weidner joins Grass Valley as sales director of Central and Southern Europe

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has announced the appointment of Stefan Weidner as sales director of central and southern Europe, effective immediately. Weidner has held numerous senior roles in the broadcast communications industry for companies such as Imagine Communications and Harris Broadcast. Most recently, Weidner was the global sales director of media at Rohde & […]  More

Bexel Robotic Camera Systems and explore.org partner to bring nature footage to millions

Bexel, an NEP Broadcast Services Company and a provider of robotic technology, has joined forces with philanthropic media organisation explore.org to stream never-before-seen live video and audio from some of the world’s most remote and exotic locations. Founded by Charles Annenberg Weingarten, director and vice president of the Annenberg Foundation, explore.org has created the largest […]  More

Grass Valley equips CAMCAT-Systems with LDX C86N Compact Series Cameras

High tech Austrian company CAMCAT-Systems is a manufacturer and service provider for remote controlled cable car camera systems for live broadcast and film productions. Next to reliable high speed cable cars, one thing CAMCAT knows for sure is the importance of a versatile high quality camera. The company worked closely in partnership with ON-AIR Broadcast […]  More