Monthly Archives: May 2014

China bankrolls new cable TV operator to unify technology, integrate networks Read more: China bankrolls new cable TV operator to unify technology, integrate networks

Written on May 30, 2014 at 3:33 pm, by reports that China is seeking to consolidate its vast cable television network by establishing a national operator called China Broadcasting Network Ltd. With a registered capital of ¥4.5 billion (US$728.48 million), China Broadcasting Network Ltd is expected to become the country’s fourth largest cable network operator after China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom. […]  More

SVG Special Report, Part 2: Inside ESPN Digital Center 2’s Glitzy Studios, Powerful Control Rooms

Written on May 30, 2014 at 12:33 pm, by

CLICK HERE for Part 1 of SVG’s Special Report on ESPN DC2 The new home of SportsCenter and other studio programming, ESPN’s 194,000-sq.-ft. Digital Center 2, which launches next month, houses five studios, six production-control rooms, and four audio-control rooms.  More

SVG Special Report, Part 1: ESPN’s Digital Center 2 Offers Treasure Chest of Core Technology

Written on May 30, 2014 at 12:31 pm, by

CLICK HERE for Part 2 of SVG’s Special Report on ESPN DC2 Years of planning, millions of dollars, and countless worker-hours will finally pay off next month when ESPN launches Digital Center 2 at its Bristol, CT, campus. The 194,000-sq.-ft. technological behemoth will serve as the new home of SportsCenter, ESPN’s NFL studio programming, and […]  More

ESPN Turns Dodger Stadium Into Announcer-o-Rama for Sunday Night Baseball

Written on May 30, 2014 at 9:50 am, by

ESPN will pack Dodger Stadium with on-air talent for its Dodgers-Pirates Sunday Night Baseball telecast this weekend. In an ESPN first, seven Baseball Tonight analysts will be scattered throughout the ballpark and contribute regularly to the game telecast, as well as to the preceding onsite edition of Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown.  More

Nevion Unveils New Technology Lab, Training Facilities at U.S. Headquarters

Written on May 30, 2014 at 9:28 am, by

Nevion has transformed its U.S. headquarters in California to include a technology testing and demonstration center and training facility for its growing roster of partners and customers in the region.  More

Encompass, LTN Partner to Expand IP Transmission Capabilities

Written on May 30, 2014 at 9:26 am, by

Encompass Digital Media is working with LTN Global Communications and the company’s next-generation managed IP network to provide a total solution for affordable, reliable transmission services across the globe. Encompass recognizes the quality and affordability of using IP over reliable, defined Internet-accessible hardened nodes. The companies are working together to deploy IP transmission kits including […]  More

Turner Studios Adds Quantel Pablo Rio to Serve Postproduction Needs

Written on May 30, 2014 at 9:21 am, by

Atlanta-based Turner Studios, a full-service production division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) has purchased a Pablo Rio high quality color and finishing system. The system will provide comprehensive postproduction and creative services to all of Turner’s Entertainment Networks including TBS, TNT, TCM, Cartoon Network and Turner Sports. Turner Studios has also purchased a […]  More

Masstech To Launch New, Web-Based Interface for MassStore

Written on May 30, 2014 at 9:19 am, by

Masstech recently announced a new web-based interface for MassStore that will make the power of Masstech even more accessible and easy to use. This new interface puts features at the user’s fingertips without adding complexity.  More

United Arab Emirates’ OSN Taps ATEME for Software Transcoding

Written on May 30, 2014 at 9:08 am, by

ATEME announced that OSN has selected ATEME’s TITAN software transcoding solution to encode premium content for Video-on-Demand (VOD), in support of a new high-end VOD service launched this spring.  More

Ocean Matrix Launches HDMI-Over-IP Extender

Written on May 30, 2014 at 9:04 am, by

Ocean Matrix, distributed through Markertek, announced the availability of a new HDMI Over IP Extender.  The OMX-HDMI-2-IP transmitter accepts HDMI and converts it to standard TCP/IP to send the signal over your local area network via CAT5/CAT6.  The receiver then converts the signal back to HDMI at the destination point.  The transmitter has a static […]  More

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