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Fox Innovation Lab releases study on 5G trial at US Open Golf

December 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Fox Innovation Lab releases study on 5G trial at US Open Golf

The Fox Innovation Lab has released a study completed with Fox Sports, Intel, AT&T and Ericsson highlighting their successful 5G tests project at this year’s US Open Golf Championship. From the Lab to on-location, Fox Innovation Lab worked with AT&T, Ericsson and Intel in June to put 5G to the test, streaming 4K video to Fox Sports […]

Kevin Scott joins Signiant as it moves beyond file transfer

December 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Kevin Scott joins Signiant as it moves beyond file transfer

Signiant has created a new C-level executive role to support the company’s strategy of extending its cloud-native SaaS platform to meet emerging market needs. The company has appointed industry veteran Kevin Scott as chief business development officer to lead strategic relationships with key partners and customers. Scott’s long, successful career in media has included leadership […]

Andy Giles joins sales team at Pebble Beach

December 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Andy Giles joins sales team at Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach Systems has announced the appointment of Andy Giles as the company’s new sales manager for Europe, Israel and South Africa. An experienced industry professional with a strong technical background, Giles previously held senior positions at Snell Advanced Media, Snell & Wilcox and Amberfin (now part of Dalet). Tamas Vass, senior VP of global […]

Olympic Channel and FIVB announce cooperation agreement

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The Olympic Channel and FIVB (Federation International de Volleyball) have reached an agreement to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel global digital platform. The Olympic Channel is an over-the-top (OTT) global media destination where fans can experience the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round. Offering original programming, […]

LiveU report confirms HEVC upsurge and 55% increase in live transmission hours

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LiveU’s annual ‘State of Live’ report has confirmed the growing adoption of the HEVC protocol as the industry standard with 25% of LiveU-generated traffic now HEVC-encoded. These figures reflect the increasing demand for professional-grade video quality, a trend most evident at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia. Live transmission hours have increased overall over […]

Alpha TV migrates to multichannel HD playout in Athens

December 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Alpha TV migrates to multichannel HD playout in Athens

Imagine Communications has implemented a new multichannel playout centre for Alpha TV in Athens. This new installation gives Alpha TV the ability to meet its viewers’ demand for HD on all channels, and builds a platform for future growth plans. It also ensures business continuity by providing full redundancy, eliminating the risk of any channel […]

Enhancements help deliver more than 150% growth for GV sQ servers

December 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Enhancements help deliver more than 150% growth for GV sQ servers

Third quarter sales of Grass Valley’s sQ 1000 series media servers have seen a 155% year on year increase. Product development will see integration of the sQ server with the GV Stratus production system in early 2019. The sQ server lies at the heart of the company’s LiveTouch replay and highlights system for live sports […]

Clique TV creates a new generation of programming with Dyvi

December 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Clique TV creates a new generation of programming with Dyvi

French media group Canal+ has launched Clique TV, a channel dedicated to providing a voice to artists, in association with Première Fois Productions. For the creation of its original content, the new channel worked with facilities provider BOB in France to deploy an EVS Dyvi live production switcher. “The content that Clique TV distributes – […]

eSports Production Forum: How the cloud and object storage are changing MAM for eSports

December 11, 2018 | Comments Off on eSports Production Forum: How the cloud and object storage are changing MAM for eSports

eSports-content creators face a unique challenge when it comes to post production and media asset management (MAM) workflows. With content pouring into archives at an exponential rate, eSports operations are finding unique new workflows to manage this tidal wave of video. In addition, since most game publishers and eSports organisations have a true greenfield opportunity […]

RF wireless systems kept CFL sound up close and personal this season

December 11, 2018 | Comments Off on RF wireless systems kept CFL sound up close and personal this season

The Canadian Football League’s season came to an end late November when the Calgary Stampeders defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 27-16 in the 106th Grey Cup in Edmonton, AB’s Commonwealth Stadium, broadcast nationally in Canada on TSN. However, what Canadian football fans had enjoyed during one game a week all season was missing: miking on each team’s […]