News Roundup

Synamedia Gravity launched to provide richer suite of advanced broadband and video capabilities

Independent video software provider Synamedia has unveiled Synamedia Gravity, a managed service that makes it easier for operators and service providers to offer their small to medium business (SMB) and residential customers a richer suite of advanced broadband and video capabilities. The service comprises of pre-integrated applications and advanced services for Wi-Fi, routing and security […]  More

Aston Villa documentary Super Villans to be broadcast on BT Sport in 2022

Forty years ago, Aston Villa fought off the challenge from Liverpool and Ipswich Town to be crowned Football League champions for the first time in 71 years on 2 May 1981. The following season, with virtually the same squad of players, Villa defied all the odds to win the European Cup Final, securing victory over […]  More

London’s National Theatre adopts Riedel DisTag to ensure social distancing as operations restart

The National Theatre in London has adopted Riedel Communications’ DisTag distance monitoring device. Worn around the neck or carried in a pocket, DisTag alerts the wearer via haptic, visual and acoustic signals whenever the mandatory minimum distance to other people is about to be breached. The National Theatre has deployed a total of 220 DisTag […]  More

TAG enhances recording, analysis and reporting functionality of its multiviewer and monitoring platform

TAG Video Systems has enriched the error source recording functionality and capacity of its multiviewer and monitoring platform as the rise in OTT usage continues. Effective immediately, users can manually set a recording of an OTT channel, record all metadata elements of additional OTT formats and set 32 channels to be recorded simultaneously, a significant […]  More

Cobalt adds new features to 9992 encoder and decoder range

Cobalt’s broadcast-grade 9992 series encoders and decoders have been enhanced with new features. The 9992-ENC series now includes a built-in frame synchroniser that ensures the encoder keeps on running, either with a flat field or the last good frame, even if the input video goes away. This eliminates downstream glitches due to input signal issues, […]  More

SES joins United Nations Global Compact corporate sustainability initiative

SES has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, underscoring the company’s purpose-led Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programme. By committing to the UN Global Compact framework, SES is aligning its societal and environmental impact efforts to the company’s purpose and delivering on its ambitions to provide cloud-enabled, satellite-based intelligent […]  More

Lawo enhances management of IP broadcast infrastructures with Home

Lawo has introduced Home, a new management platform for IP-based media infrastructures. It is natively built on a cloud-ready microservices architecture, enabling users to connect, manage and secure networked production setups from the ground up. Furthermore, it provides centralised access and control for all Lawo gear within a setup. Home is said to help broadcast […]  More

disguise receives Innovate UK funding to develop its virtual production solution

disguise has received research and development funding from Innovate UK to expand its work in virtual production. Innovate UK is part of the United Kingdom Research and Innovation organisation whose purpose is to accelerate UK economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation. It invests in game-changing and commercially viable disruptive ideas through the investigation […]  More

Ncam Reality 2021 real-time camera tracking technology released amid rising demand for virtual production

Ncam has announced the immediate availability of Ncam Reality 2021, which it describes as ‘the most advanced real-time tracking technology ever created for film, broadcast and live events’. With Ncam Reality, users can now track on any camera, lens or rig, regardless of environment, opening up a wealth of visual possibilities for brands that want […]  More

NewTek unveils 3Play 3P2 video replay and telestration system

NewTek, part of the Vizrt Group, has introduced the NewTek 3Play 3P2 video replay and telestration system for sports productions. 3Play 3P2 is designed to ensure that broadcasters and venue operators never miss an angle or sporting moment by offering connectivity and efficiency across the production workflow in a cost-effective system. Features of 3Play 3P2 include […]  More