Electronic Arts chooses Grass Valley for futureproofed distributed remote production of FIFA 21 and Apex Legends

EA Sports’ FIFA 21 and Apex Legends will now be delivered using a cloud-based, distributed remote production workflow from Grass Valley. Electronic Arts Competitive Gaming Entertainment (CGE), EA’s esports division, selected the GV Agile Media Processing Platform (AMPP) to enable fully distributed, remote productions for its two major competitive gaming events. Previously, EA Sports had […]  More

Grabyo launches audio mixer for live video production in the cloud

Grabyo has added a cloud-based audio mixer into its live production platform, Grabyo Producer. Unlike traditional audio mixer hardware, Grabyo’s audio mixer can be operated remotely and can be customised to meet the needs of individual users and events. The first release of the service supports precise dBFS level monitoring, the ability to set volume, […]  More

BBC Cymru Wales signs 5-year contract with Object Matrix

BBC Cymru Wales is further investing in its 10-year relationship with Object Matrix by signing a new 5-year hybrid cloud contract to upgrade its existing MatrixStore on-prem infrastructure. The national broadcaster has been an Object Matrix customer since 2010 when 200TB of MatrixStore on-prem was deployed as a nearline storage platform for the critically acclaimed […]  More

SDVI integrates AWS MI solutions into Rally media supply chain platform

SDVI’s Rally media supply chain platform now integrates and manages Amazon Web Services (AWS) Media Intelligence (MI) solutions. AWS MI solutions allow organisations to analyse their media content, discover new insights and opportunities, and increase the lifetime value of the content. They are said to make it easy to add machine learning (ML) to media […]  More

Eurovision Sport enables enhanced European Athletics Indoor Championships 2021 coverage with new live cloud-based technology

Host broadcaster Eurovision Sport recently covered the European Athletics Indoor Championships 2021 using a new cloud-based system designed to enable broadcast rights holders to tailor and differentiate their live output. Mavis Live, which virtualises the live production workflow, was developed by Mavis Broadcast. The latest iteration of this system was launched for the EBU and […]  More

Signiant acquires Lesspain Software to enhance SDCX SaaS platform

Signiant has announced the acquisition of Lesspain Software, a German provider of embedded media processing software and the desktop application Kyno. Lesspain’s talent and technology will be used to extend the functionality of Signiant’s Software Defined Content Exchange (SDCX) SaaS platform, adding powerful tools for interaction with media assets. Margaret Craig, chief executive officer at […]  More

Synamedia Go unlocks value from platforms to boost subscriber loyalty

Synamedia has unveiled Synamedia Go, a modular suite of data-driven SaaS services that provide a frictionless way for pay-TV operators and OTT/D2C streaming providers to rapidly augment and create value from their technology platforms. Based on a flexible, ‘add and go’ architecture, each service is designed to achieve a significant return on investment with minimal […]  More

Gfinity moves to cloud-powered production with Grass Valley’s GV AMPP

International esports and gaming solutions provider Gfinity has deployed Grass Valley’s cloud-based SaaS platform GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to support multi-day live esports broadcasts. London-based Gfinity is using the technology to handle production and delivery, entirely in the cloud, for one of its virtual professional motorsports series, which is distributed for live broadcast […]  More

Evrideo integrates Zixi’s SDVP for live cloud-based broadcast

Zixi has announced an integration and partnership with Evrideo, whose cloud-based broadcast platform enables any content owner to manage linear TV channels and distribute them over IP to any pay-TV and OTT platform. The Evrideo platform includes media asset management through interactive widgets, advertisements, 3D graphics, social integration, playout, delivery, encoding, analytics and reporting, enabling […]  More

EVS and Blackbird partner on international sporting events

Blackbird and EVS have announced a partnership with launch deployments for international sporting events. EVS chief marketing officer Nicolas Bourdon said: “As a certified partner within our Technology Partner Programme, Blackbird is helping EVS to expand its live and near-live content management and distribution offering with the integration of a flexible infrastructure and futureproof cloud-based […]  More