News Roundup

Kazmedia selects Grass Valley cameras for comprehensive studio upgrade

Kazakhstan’s Kazmedia has selected Grass Valley HD-enabled cameras as part of a comprehensive studio upgrade at its Kazmedia Ortalygy facility in Nur Sultan. The new equipment provides access to full HD acquisition capability to deliver enhanced media services to its customers, including production and broadcast services for seven national television channels and three radio stations. […]  More

The Collectv ensures a smooth return to UK screens for Dancing on Ice

The Collectv is helping ITV Studios Entertainment’s Dancing on Ice reach a live audience of millions as it returns for its 13th series. Shot at a purpose-built facility at Bovingdon Airfield, south of Hemel Hempstead in the UK, the show has been remotely produced at ITN Productions in London since the 2019 season. The Collectv […]  More

TAG Video Systems appoints Roy Folkman as vice president of sales

TAG Video Systems has appointed Roy Folkman as vice president of sales North America and LATAM, effective as of 1 January 2021. The announcement was made by Kevin Joyce, TAG zer0 friction officer, from the company’s headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel. Folkman, who is based in Ontario, Canada, will be responsible for supporting current customers […]  More

Net Insight restructures business to increase efficiency and agility

Net Insight has restructured its business in a bid to increase focus, efficiency and agility. The reorganisation means that the HR department will be transferred to chief financial officer Joakim Schedvins, who is responsible for finance, legal and IT. According to Net Insight, the increased collaboration and co-ordination between HR and finance will benefit the […]  More

IBC2021 Technical Papers submission now open

IBC has announced that the call for Technical Papers is now open for the IBC2021 Conference. The Technical Papers programme welcomes entries from all industry sectors across the media, entertainment and technology sector and from every discipline, whether from a professional or a professor, a member of an R&D team, working alone or with a […]  More

AFC announces Sportradar as official video and data distribution partner

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has formed an official partnership with Sportradar for worldwide data and associated media rights for major AFC competitions from 2021-2028. Under the new agreement, Sportradar will become the official video and data distribution partner for major AFC national team and club competitions, including the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 and […]  More

Arctic Rally Finland added to 2021 FIA World Rally Championship calendar

Arctic Rally Finland is to join the World Rally Championship (WRC) 2021 calendar for the first time, replacing the cancelled Rally Sweden as the WRC’s only pure winter encounter. The new snow and ice event will be held in Rovaniemi on 26-28 February and will form round two of the 12-event fixture list. The announcement […]  More

AJA Video releases two new 12G-SDI openGear solutions

AJA Video Systems has released two new 12G-SDI openGear solutions, AJA OG-12GM and AJA OG-FiDO-TR-12G. Featuring support for up to 4K/UHD content, OG-12GM is a 12G-SDI to/from quad-link 3G-SDI muxer/demuxer and OG-FiDO-TR-12G is a 12G-SDI/fibre transceiver. Both are designed for use in high-density openGear 2RU frames and are compatible with Ross DashBoard software for flexible […]  More

Denmark’s European Tour Production goes for Riedel’s Bolero

Danish production rental company European Tour Production (ETP) has chosen Riedel Communications’ Bolero as its wireless intercom solution. ETP is able to offer its clients a native IP wireless comms solution that delivers good coverage and reliability, voice quality and the flexibility to handle any size and type of production, using Bolero. Founded in 1994, […]  More

Dolby Atmos added to Tag Video Systems monitoring and multiviewer solution

Streaming broadcasters are now able to monitor live immersive audio, including Dolby Atmos encoded audio, as Tag Video Systems has announced that its MCM-9000 monitoring and multiviewer platform now supports Dolby Atmos. The enhancement allows broadcasters to verify, validate and ensure error-free video and audio content delivery for MPEG-TS and OTT sources. Tag’s MCM-9000 is […]  More