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Vulato partners with France Télévisions for digital rights management solution

Vulato has partnered with France Télévisions to implement digital rights management solution, Vudrm, to protect and deliver its audio-visual content across all its digital platforms. As the country’s public national television broadcaster, France Télévisions presides over a range of premium live channels with catch-up facilities, plus on-demand content across varying platforms. Vulato’s Vudrm solution enables […]  More

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020 shortlist revealed

A shortlist of six contenders has been announced for the 2020 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. The nominees are: Cricketer Stuart Broad Jockey Hollie Doyl Boxer Tyson Fury Formula 1’s Lewis Hamilton Footballer Jordan Henderson Snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan. Football pundit Alex Scott will join the presenting line-up alongside Gary Lineker, Clare Balding […]  More

Ross Video makes acquisition number sixteen with Image Video

Ross Video has acquired Toronto-based company, Image Video, best-known for its TSI tally control platform, used by major broadcast network providers, sports venues, corporate video facilities and houses of worship. The acquisition, Ross Video’s sixteenth since 2009, will see Image Video’s product team led by Zach Wilkie and David Russell, along with their R&D and […]  More

Tag Video Systems achieves AWS technology partner status

Tag Video Systems has announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) select technology partner status. The announcement was made by Kevin Joyce, Tag’s zer0 friction officer, who emphasised that the relationship will help customers cut a clear and simplified path toward an IP-based workflow in the cloud. When coupled with Tag’s zer0 friction […]  More

Vizrt appoints Daniel Url as head of global product management

Vizrt has announced the appointment of Daniel Url as head of global product management, reporting to Michael Hallén, group chief executive officer and president. Vizrt is a content-centric organisation with the stated purpose of helping the storytellers deliver more stories. Url was managing director and chief sales officer of Qvest Media for more than 11 […]  More

Accedo and HKRU launch HKRU TV

Accedo has worked with Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) to launch HKRU TV for the 2020 men’s and women’s premiership season. The OTT service, launched at the beginning of November, features both live matches and VOD content and has been developed using Accedo’s end-to-end solution offering. As the governing body for rugby union in Hong […]  More

LiveU and Grass Valley team up to offer solution for remote live productions in the cloud

LiveU and Grass Valley have joined forces to offer a pre-integrated cloud-based solution for remote live productions, enabling customers to simplify their processes and automate live and non-live news and sports productions in a customisable workflow. The collaboration facilitates live production, and news and asset management, in specific ways, helping to simplify the processes and […]  More

M6 embraces Evertz IP technology for new playout centre

French broadcaster M6 has embraced Evertz’s new IP technology to transform its master control room (MCR), in order to create more space for future channel expansion. The switch from SDI to IP (ST 2110) will allow M6 to easily incorporate new HD services, new delivery platforms and new video formats such as Ultra HD 4K […]  More

Eleven to broadcast UEFA Champions League in Portugal until 2024

Eleven Portugal has renewed its UEFA Champions League rights for three additional seasons, taking its coverage for fans until 2024. Eleven subscribers will have access to 138 games each season, from the group qualifying rounds to the finals, with expert punditry, exclusive interviews, documentaries and magazine shows accompanying Eleven’s live matchday coverage. Jorge Pavão de […]  More

Verizon Media goes for 24i as partner for new OTT streaming services

Verizon Media has partnered with 24i to use the company’s Smart over the top (OTT) and Backstage solutions as part of the Verizon Media Platform for OTT and streaming services. Streaming is already a big business, and it is growing fast. Digital TV Research estimates streaming to be a $167 billion market by 2025, more […]  More