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INA opts for EVS-OpenCube for archive

France: Not sports directly, but with archive at the top of many people’s 2012 concerns, INA, the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel, which owns and manages the central repository for all French radio and television audiovisual archives, has opted for EVS-OpenCube ingest servers to digitize its video archives in MXF JPEG2000.  More

3net plan to launch outside US

3D Focus: 3net, a 24 hour 3D channel launched in the US by Sony, IMAX and Discovery earlier this year, plans to launch as a block or brand outside of the US in 2012.  More

STV goes into OverDrive

Scotland’s STV has increased its regional news output, including, of course, sports coverage, using Ross Video’s OverDrive Automated Production Control System.  More

Sky Italia creates custom workflow with SGL

Lots of news around from Italian broadcasters all of a sudden, Software Generation Ltd, for instance, announcing that Sky Italia has developed a custom file-based workflow manager using SGL FlashNet’s Open System architecture. Apparently, by using SGL’s XML-based API Sky Italia has expanded the functionality of its archive and enabled integration with its in-house customised […]  More

Sunset + Vine Cymru deploys Blackmagic kit

Blackmagic Design, which has been somewhat busy of late buying Teranex, has also been highlighting the fact that the Tinopolis Group (specifically, Sunset + Vine Cymru) used a Blackmagic Design Universal Videohub 288 to broadcast the Rugby World Cup across Wales.  More

Rai Way Italy using T-VIPS switches

More from Italy: T-VIPS’ TNS541 Seamless TS Monitoring Switch has been chosen by Rai Way, the operator of Italy’s DTT network. The project is a continuation of the existing cooperation between T-VIPS and Rai Way which began in 2009 when Rai Way deployed T-VIPS’ solutions for its DVB-T digital terrestrial service.  More

GlobeCast adds capacity to Russia and CIS

GlobeCast has expanded its satellite capacity over Russia and the CIS with a new Ku-band platform on the Yamal-201 satellite. Offering significant opportunities to penetrate the cable market throughout the CIS, GlobeCast’s capacity provides full coverage of this area to regional and international channels.  More

Avid intros Interplay MAM 4

According to Avid, the latest version of the its enterprise media management solution, Interplay MAM 4, increases the value of media by making it easier to find, repurpose, and distribute while coordinating and automating production processes.  More

Blackmagic acquires Teranex

Blackmagic Design has acquired Teranex Systems. “Teranex is a strategic acquisition for Blackmagic Design,” said Grant Petty, Blackmagic Design CEO. “Its technology, solutions and market complement our own efforts and its high quality video processing technology enables us to provide our customers with even higher levels of video quality — extending Blackmagic Design’s product range […]  More