Recent Posts by Kristian Hernandez, Assistant Editor

Sports Graphics Forum: How CBS Sports refreshed Super Bowl LIII with AR and sleek design

In another busy year full of sports events across the nation, CBS Sports jumpstarted its 2019 with Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium last month. A lacklustre game might have soured viewers, but, throughout the broadcast, the network kept fans informed, engaged, and astounded with a newly created assortment of graphics. At the 2019 […]  More

LTN transmits 2018 FIA Gran Turismo Championship to a global audience

As virtual race cars whizzed around the track, LTN Global Communications assisted Canadian production company Boombox with IP transmission of the 2018 FIA Gran Turismo Championship in November. The worldwide competition was live-streamed on OTT platforms and social media (Twitter and Facebook) and shown on selected broadcast channels. “For Gran Turismo, we had a complex […]  More

SVG TranSPORT 2018: OTT professionals examine ways to deliver better QoS and latency

For OTT and streaming services, the goal is to provide an immersive and reliable experience for all consumers. The constant battle to find the lowest possible level of latency is at the forefront of the digital landscape. At 2018 SVG TranSPORT event, an expert panel provided possible solutions to enhance the quality of service for […]  More

ESPN’s First Take finds a new home in NYC’s South Street Seaport

When ESPN decided to expand its reach to New York City’s South Street Seaport district and opened a facility there in April, VP, Remote Operations, Chris Calcinari christened the location as “a content factory” for the network. As First Take reaches the one-month mark in its new digs, the project is exceeding company expectations, relying […]  More

IBC 2018: ATEME partners with NexGuard

ATEME, the video delivery solutions provider for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV, and OTT, has partnered with NexGuard for integrating Network ID watermarking with BISS-CA (EBU Tech 3292-1) within ATEME’s product portfolio. NexGuard’s Network ID solution inserts a unique invisible and robust forensic watermark in primary distribution feeds for linear TV, be it satellite or fibre. The […]  More

IBC 2018: Ooyala collaborates with ODMedia streamline processing

Ooyala has collaborated with the ODMedia Group on a new strategic partnership, integrating ODMedia’s video localisation and delivery capabilities with Ooyala’s video production, management, distribution, and monetisation services. The strategic partnership is a major step in helping content owners reach global audiences and markets realizing new revenues more quickly. The combination of Ooyala’s Flex Media […]  More

IBC 2018: MediaKind debuts Personalisation Suite for TV providers and broadcasters

MediaKind (stand #1.D61), a global leader in media and entertainment technology, announces that it has launched the MediaKind Personalisation Suite with added capabilities that enable TV service providers and broadcasters to evolve, adapt, and shift to new and dynamic workflows. The suite unlocks new monetisation potential, offering content distribution rights definition and enforcement together with […]  More

IBC 2018: NewTek releases NDI 3.7

NewTek announced the availability of NDI 3.7 which includes an embedded software development kit (SDK) for manufacturers of video devices including cameras, monitors, converters, game consoles, video conferencing solutions, projectors, smart boards, and more. Since its introduction at IBC 2015, NDI implementation has focused around software applications running on computer devices and has received massive […]  More

IBC 2018: Forbidden Technologies’ Blackbird highlights cloud capabilities and conversion to JavaScript

Forbidden Technologies (1.C27), the developer and seller of Blackbird, will be working with Microsoft at IBC 2018 to showcase Blackbird’s workstation experience in the cloud. In addition, the company has launched its editing platforms, Ascent and Forte in JavaScript. Forbidden showcases Blackbird’s cloud experience on Microsoft’s Azure IBC 2018 stand Production teams use Blackbird running […]  More