News Roundup

Soper joins Tyrell as cloud business development manager

Tyrell has announced the expansion of its team with the appointment of Nick Soper as business development manager for cloud strategy, consulting and services. The appointment reflects Tyrell’s continued investment in innovation to address ever-evolving market requirements Soper brings hands-on experience built during his 24 years in the industry. Having previously held roles at Avid […]  More

TVBS Taiwan backs Clear-Com for IP-based communication

Taiwanese commercial broadcaster TVBS has installed a complete Clear-Com system for its wired and wireless communication requirements in its Taipei City headquarters and on location. The newly upgraded system enables the broadcaster to take advantage of the latest technologies including IP, and to easily integrate additional third party equipment. Having used Clear-Com Matrix Plus 3 […]  More

Nevion celebrates record order intake in first half of 2019

Nevion is celebrating a successful first half of the year in which it signed several significant, high profile deals, achieved a record order intake of more than NOK 200 million (US$ 23 million) and was one of the few in its category to successfully test for the JT-NM SMPTE ST 2110 standard. In further news, […]  More

Olympic Channel welcomes six sport governing bodies

The Olympic Channel has reached agreements with the international governing bodies for armwrestling, chess, dragon boat, icestocksport, lifesaving and sepaktakraw to collaborate on content. The six new cooperation agreements bring the number of the global platform’s federation partners to 91. The new agreements include partnerships with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognised federations of International […]  More

LiveU Matrix gives broadcasters access to NASA TV’s live Apollo 11 feed

On Friday 19 July NASA TV will broadcast ‘NASA’s Giant Leaps: Past and Future – Celebrating Apollo 50th as we Go Forward to the Moon,’ a live special highlighting the most-celebrated mission to the moon. Broadcasters will have the ability to pick up the official NASA live feed over IP for free via the LiveU […]  More

Dalet acquires Ooyala Flex Media Platform for OTT and digital media workflows

Dalet has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Ooyala Flex Media Platform business in a deal that includes the Ooyala Flex Media Platform as well as Ooyala personnel across sales, marketing, engineering, professional services, and support. The Ooyala Flex Media Platform, which is sold primarily as a subscription/SaaS offering, is a solution for servicing […]  More

IABM unveils new board of directors for two-year term

IABM has announced the results of its biennial election of board directors. IABM is owned by its members, and the board is both made up of members and voted for by members. The board serves a two-year term and plays a central role in all the association’s activities: it is responsible for the overall strategy […]  More

HBS Broadcast Academy shortlisted for an IBC Social Impact Award

IBC has announced the shortlist for its Social Impact Awards, with HBS Broadcast Academy set to battle it out with the BBC and Turkish Broadcaster TRT for the Diversity and Inclusivity Award. The Social Impact Awards will recognise three areas: initiatives focused on diversity and inclusivity; on minimising environmental impact; and for the best ethical […]  More

Eugenio Menichella joins Riedel Italy as system consultant

Riedel Communications has announced the appointment of Eugenio Menichella as system consultant for the company’s Italian operation. Menichella brings more than 20 years of experience in technical and quality assurance management to his new role, including almost 13 years at EVS Italia SRL. He is based in Milan and reports to Giuseppe Angilello, sales manager […]  More