Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

Harris readies multiple products for European debut

The Harris Nexio AMP advanced media platform, Nexio Farad storage system, and Velocity 2.5 nonlinear editing systems will all make their European debut at IBC later this week. “Our customers in production and news today are seeking innovative workflow solutions that offer advanced functionality, increased on-air reliability and reduced total cost of ownership,” says Harris […]  More

Harris Selenio platform adds h.264 functionality

Harris Corporation will unveil new features and functions for its Selenio media convergence platform, including new compression and networking features for Selenio that the company says will greatly augment its video contribution capabilities and software-enabled support for the DVB-T2 digital transmission standard. Harris is further enhancing value for its customers by adding linear frame rate […]  More

Chyron LEX gets stereoscopic 3D treatment

Chyron’s LEX 3.1 graphics system has been refined to provide free support for stereoscopic 3D. “The LEX 3.1 is designed to meet the current performance requirements of users ranging from smaller sports broadcasters to national broadcast groups, as well as to give them the future opportunity to launch stereoscopic 3D broadcasting both simply and cost-effectively,” […]  More

NewTek TriCaster 850 set for IBC

The NewTek TriCaster 850 TW control surface for the high definition (HD) line TriCaster of portable live production systems is being unveiled at IBC. TriCaster 850 TW may be used as a companion to the TriCaster 850 CS control surface and provides complete control over the system media players, as well as instant replay functions. […]  More

South African Broadcast commissions fifth largest ENPS newsroom

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has commissioned ATG Broadcast to design and install a networked ENPS newsroom. With 1,100 user licences, the new system will be the world’s fifth largest of its kind. Its primary role will be to prepare content for all SABC television and radio news operations, including regional stations and international bureaux. […]  More

Orad Maestro taps into Avid iNEWS

Orad will demonstrate its integrated news graphics solution based on Orad’s Maestro 6 and Avid  iNEWS, iNEWS Command and Media Composer solutions at IBC. The integrated news graphic solution will be demonstrated at stand 7.B27. With the turnkey news graphics workflow, journalists can access published graphic templates directly from within the iNEWS newsroom computer system. […]  More

Sky Italia believes in Newtec’s Equalink for DVB-S/S2 needs

Sky Italia has used Newtec’s Equalink DVB-S/S2 predistortion solution in connection with its innovative transmission solution, already filed as patent. The installation has resulted in a 10 per cent performance increase, equating to an additional two channels on each of its 23 transponders. Italian-based Communication Video Engineering supported Sky Italia throughout the implementation of Newtec […]  More

Videobee sweetens Amino with social media

Amino Communications is now embedding Vidiactive’s innovative Videobee service into its Freedom Media Centre, adding new social “sharing” multi-screen, anytime, web viewing functionality to the platform. VideoBee provides a single, centralised platform for users to manage, watch and share their favourite web videos across multiple screens and devices from one central place. They can then […]  More

Hiltron rolls out SNG controller

Hiltron GmbH is introducing the Hiltron HSACU SNG controller at IBC, providing fully-automated satellite auto-acquisition. “The HSACU serves two key roles, being designed for integration into SNG trucks or for refurbishment of existing SNG antenna control systems,” explains Hiltron GmbH Managing Director Dr Michael Schiestl. Housed in a compact rack-mountable chassis, Dr. Schiestl says it […]  More

Vimond Media Solutions enhances Online TV platform

Vimond Media Solutions is rolling out new components in its Vimond Applications Suite for multi-screen web and device apps. Based on the Vimond Online TV platform, the expanded Application Suite is a complete set of tools for managing and delivering TV services to IP-enabled devices. The suite now boasts a variety of client applications for […]  More