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FTV chooses Orad for branding

France Television’s 8 channels, which carry more than their fair share of French sports coverage, will be moving their entire channel branding operation onto Orad’s platforms and its content creation application, 3Designer.  More

ATEME takes second-place worldwide

It’s not often you get a press release trumpeting a company’s second place position, but when it comes to Frost & Sullivan ranking ATEME in second place in the Production Video Transcoding market with an 11% share in their most recent 2011 World Video Transcoder Market Report, it’s probably worth shouting about.  More

Sweden’s SVT first to use Vizrt’s Escenic live

The first website with fluid layout built on Vizrt’s Escenic Content Engine content management system is running live. The Swedish National Broadcaster SVT, a relatively new Escenic customer, recently launched its responsive website,, built on Escenic Content Engine 5 and Widget Framework.  More

NewTek launches two TriCaster 450s

One that a stomach bug prevented us seeing in the flesh at IBC, NewTek has launched both the TriCaster 450 EXTREME and TriCaster 450 onto the market, claiming that they make HD production avaialable to more live video producers than ever before.  More

Whipping up a (Brain) Storm

Prominent at the entrance to Hall 2, Brainstorm Multimedia didn’t have too much to say for itself – mainly because other people (such as Avid, who incorporated its tech into the new Avid Motion Graphics platform) were doing it for them.  More

Grass Valley adds to 3G TX system

The first elements of Grass Valley’s new 3G Transmission system were unveiled at NAB earlier this year, and unsurprisingly the company expanded on it all at IBC.  More

London 2012: the game changes here

Next summer’s Olympic Games in London will be “a watershed point for digital Olympics,” according to Ciaran Quinn, director, strategic business development, Deltatre. Quinn, chairing the IBC Conference session Digital Olympic Games, pointed out that London 2012 producers will have to address platforms that didn’t figure in anyone’s business plans even as recently as a […]  More

IBC Conference: Taking the 3D plunge

There’s no better time than the present for sports producers to get into 3D production. That was the message of the IBC Conference session, ‘Making the Business Case for 3D’. The panel agreed that with current technology, the 3D business remains a tough one. It’s expensive, time-consuming and requires a steep learning curve from everyone […]  More

BBC puts NEXUS into MediaCityUK

Stagetec has supplied a large NEXUS audio network to the BBC for its new facilities in Manchester, which will be used for linking studio and production areas in the buildings there with external lines for connection to transmitters and other sites such as Broadcasting House and TV Centre down in London, not to mention various […]  More