News Roundup

IABM prepares to promote collaboration and reward innovation at NAB Show

IABM, the international trade association for broadcast and media technology suppliers, will be out in force at NAB Show Las Vegas 2019 to support the 300+ member companies who are exhibiting at the show. Member services at the show include lounges, meeting rooms and IABM TV. In addition, IABM is continuing its mission to drive […]  More

Ransome joins Ross Video as UK regional sales manager

Ross Video has announced that James Ransome has joined the EMEA sales team, taking the role of regional sales manager for the UK. Ransome started his career in broadcast working at Presteigne Broadcast Hire before taking on sales roles outside the industry. In 2015 Ransome returned to broadcast to work in a sales account manager […]  More

Evertz sues Lawo for patent infringement; Lawo states legal claims are unfounded

Evertz Microsystems has filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against Lawo AG (a German entity), Lawo Inc. (a US entity), and Lawo North America Corp. (a Canadian entity) in the United States Federal District Court for the District of Delaware. In response, Lawo has strongly denied any infringement of patents as alleged by Evertz and […]  More

Eleven Sports extends F1 deal in Poland

Eleven Sports has extended its rights agreement with Formula 1 in Poland to the end of the 2022 season, a deal that also includes the rights to show Formula 2 and Formula 3 and the Porsche Supercup Series. The extended deal will allow Eleven Sports to show every F1 race weekend exclusively live throughout the […]  More

John Bishop joins board of directors at Zixi

Zixi, a company enabling live broadcast-quality video over unmanaged and managed IP, has announced the addition of market expert John Bishop to the board of directors. With over 20 years of experience, Bishop is one of the early pioneers of video streaming, as well as a recognised web streaming and IP network distribution technologist. Bishop […]  More

Double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso invests in Motorsport Games

One of motor racing’s most accomplished talents, Fernando Alonso, has been confirmed as an investor in Motorsport Network’s eSports platform, Motorsport Games. Alongside his equity stake, Alonso will join the board of the company that consolidates Motorsport Network’s premium portfolio of eSports operations. Motorsport Games brings together the official NASCAR teams’ eSports series, the eNASCAR […]  More

Casablanca Online covers South American football with ATEME Kyrion

Casablanca Online, a Brazilian live broadcasting services provider, has selected ATEME’s Kyrion encoder and decoder to support growing demand for high-quality video processing. The Kyrion encoder is based on ATEME’s fifth-generation Stream compression engine, which delivers high video quality at minimum bitrate with minimum latency. Kyrion’s value proposition supports Casablanca’s leading position in sports event […]  More

Radio Télévision Suisse selects Phabrix for UHD signal testing

Swiss public broadcasting corporation Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS), part of SRG SSR, has purchased three of Phabrix’s 4K and UHD-enabled Qx 12G test and measurement units. The Qx 12G rasterisers will be used for the technical validation of UHD signals and SMPTE-2110 measurements within RTS’ Test and Measurement laboratory and for its colour grading production […]  More

Vislink to support Aeroshot Production’s rental production model to broadcast markets

Vislink has agreed a strategic partnership with Aeroshot Productions that will see it become the exclusive HD and 4K UHD wireless technology hardware and innovation provider for Aeroshot products. Aeroshot provides all-in-one, gyro stabilised, specialised wireless camera systems, as production rental equipment, for Extreme Camera Systems for its broadcast applications. These systems, which include the […]  More

Pixellot and PlayOn! Sports roll out AI-automated sports production to thousands of US high schools

PlayOn! Sports and Pixellot have signed a seven-year extension of their partnership to bring automated sports production to US high school sports. Strong interest and adoption of the technology among high schools led both companies to agree that increasing their partnership would create a significant opportunity for the entire market, the companies said. Pixellot, founded […]  More