News Roundup

LiveU Solo helps Isha Foundation connect with millions of people

LiveU’s wireless video encoder, Solo, is being used by Isha Foundation – a non-profit, public service organisation founded by Sadhguru – to connect with millions of well-wishers and volunteers in India and around the world. The Foundation uses Solo to stream live events, notably the night-long Mahashivaratri festival at Isha Yoga Center – which is […]  More

Vidgo launches 100+ channel live streaming service powered by Harmonic

Vidgo has launched a new OTT service powered by Harmonic’s VOS360 Live Streaming Platform. Vidgo’s live TV streaming service featuring sports, news and entertainment, boasts more than 100 premium channels including ABC, Comedy Central, ESPN, Fox, and the NFL Network as well as a Latino package for Spanish-speaking viewers. By handling the complete media processing […]  More

Bridge Technologies appoints DVEO as business partner

Bridge Technologies has selected DVEO, a TV/OTT equipment supplier headquartered in San Diego, California, as a business partner. DVEO will market, sell and support the full range of Bridge Technologies solutions. “We’re delighted to be working with DVEO,” said Philip Burnham, sales director, Bridge Technologies. “DVEO has all the attributes we look for in a […]  More

NewTek hires Dobbs and Spicek in global sales expansion

NewTek, part of the Vizrt Group, has announced two new key personnel moves as part of an overall growth strategy focused on deepening relationships with channel partners in order to delight and serve more customers with accessible professional quality video tools. Barbara Spicek is the new senior vice president of global sales. With more than […]  More

Growth in AI results in new global sales manager for Mobile Viewpoint

Mobile Viewpoint has announced the appointment of Mark Andrews as its new global sales manager. Andrews was previously the head of Broadcast and Security at Soliton Systems. With a background in selling outside broadcast and live video streaming solutions, he has a reputation in both sales and marketing for helping technology companies wanting to scale […]  More

OneSoccer to air coverage in Canada of 2021 and 2023 Concacaf Gold Cups

Mediapro Canada has secured exclusive broadcast rights in Canada to all national team tournaments organised by Concacaf, the continental confederation encompassing the 41 soccer associations in North and Central America and the Caribbean, from 2020 to 2023. The Concacaf package of national team tournaments includes the Concacaf Gold Cup, the men’s national team competition, in […]  More

Media Links announces new distribution partnership in Taiwan

Media Links is expanding its worldwide network of distribution partners. Interactive Digital Technologies (IDT) is the company’s new systems integration partner in Taiwan and will distribute and support Media Links’ full range of Media over IP transport technology solutions in the region. IDT serves the Taiwan broadcast and media industries as a distributor and systems […]  More

Imagen signs up badminton, tennis and MLB during year of growth

Over the course of 2019, Imagen gained a number of new customers, helping these organisations to unlock the value of their video libraries. Among these were several international sports organisations and federations including Major League Baseball, the International Tennis Federation, the International Table Tennis Federation, Kosmos Tennis and the Badminton World Federation. In addition to […]  More

IABM membership grows to more than 600 companies

IABM has announced a milestone in its drive to represent the global broadcast and media technology supplier base – more than 600 companies are now IABM members. IABM membership has doubled over the last six years and now represents every sector, market, geography and company size from start-ups to SMEs to multinational organisations. Together these […]  More

TV Gazeta in São Paulo revamps broadcast operations with Pebble Beach Systems

Pebble Beach Systems has announced that São Paulo-based broadcaster, TV Gazeta, is modernising its broadcast operations with Dolphin, Pebble’s compact and cost effective integrated channel device, and Marina, a powerful centralised ingest, content management and multi-channel automation solution. Having decided to migrate from its Sundance automation system, Brazil’s TV Gazeta elected to work with the […]  More