Monthly Archives: May 2015

VER Improves French Open Backbone for Tennis Channel, NBC, and ESPN

Written on May 30, 2015 at 8:52 am, by

The 2014 French Open tennis tournament marked a new era for VER as the company snagged a three-year contract to be the technical backbone for Tennis Channel as well as for sub rightsholders ESPN, NBC, and ESPN International. One year later, VER is onsite with an improved technological offering, experienced staffers, and an expanding presence in […]  More

Mississippi State’s Bennie Ashford Dishes on SEC Network

Written on May 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm, by

ESPN and the Southeastern Conference took revolutionary steps together this year with the launch of the SEC Network. All 14 SEC institutions made significant investments into gear and infrastructure and now boast some of the most impressive video production facilities in the country. Bennie Ashford, Assistant Athletic Director, Video Production at Mississippi State speaks with SVG’s […]  More

HEVC Audio: Based on the Past, Headed for the Future

Written on May 29, 2015 at 1:16 pm, by reports that when we discuss video compression such as MPEG-2 and H.264, most of us tend to think of the video aspects and don’t think much about the audio. Sure, audio is important, but it’s just… there. Now that there is a strong push to move beyond MPEG-4/H.264 compression now used for Blu-ray disks […]  More

Telemundo 2015: Riedel To Exhibit on Comtelsat Stand

Written on May 29, 2015 at 11:57 am, by

Riedel Communictioans will demonstrate a variety of products at Telemundo 2015 — Expo, Cine, Video, and Television Show.  More

ANGA COM 2015: Harmonic Looks to Up Efficiency, Cut Costs

Written on May 29, 2015 at 11:45 am, by

At ANGA COM 2015, Harmonic will showcase a range of solutions designed to bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to service providers and operators in the broadband, cable and satellite industries.  More

Broadcast Asia: Masstech To Co-Exhibit With PlayBox

Written on May 29, 2015 at 11:35 am, by

Masstech Group, a provider of innovative media asset management, archive and workflow solutions, will be showcasing their latest advances at the Broadcast Asia 2015 exhibition and conference taking place in Singapore, June 2-5. Masstech will co-exhibit in the stand of partner PlayBox Technology, 5D3-03, where visitors can experience first-hand how Masstech’s proven solutions, advanced technologies […]  More

Brightcove Releases Amazon Fire TV Web App Kit for Video Cloud Customers

Written on May 29, 2015 at 11:34 am, by

Brightcove announced a Brightcove-specific Amazon Fire TV web app kit to optimize delivery of content from Brightcove Video Cloud directly to Amazon Fire TV. Using the template, content owners can leverage their existing Brightcove-based workflows for Amazon Fire TV and easily expand their audience reach and revenue opportunity. The new template is available on Amazon’s […]  More

Tata Sky Selects Ericsson To Enhance Video Services

Written on May 29, 2015 at 11:15 am, by

Ericsson announced that Tata Sky, India’s leading direct-to-home (DTH) operator has chosen the Ericsson AVP 4000 System Encoder to enhance TV viewing experience for its customers. Tata Sky has upgraded and expanded its entire DTH platform to the AVP 4000 System Encoder, Ericsson’s industry leading video compression platform. The upgrade enables Tata Sky to substantially […]  More

QVC Equips Broadcast Facility With Grass Valley’s Kayenne K-Frame Switchers

Written on May 29, 2015 at 11:08 am, by

After careful consideration of all the high-end production switchers currently on the market, QVC selected Kayenne K-Frame switchers from Grass Valley for its broadcast facilities at the company’s corporate headquarters in West Chester, Pennsylvania. “In order to seamlessly provide fun and engaging programming to millions of homes across the U.S., QVC leverages the industry’s most […]  More

College Sports Summit Lays Out Proper Plan for Social Media

Written on May 29, 2015 at 11:00 am, by

Managing and developing a social media strategy is about much more than just measuring ones own traffic growth minute after minute and day after day as Evan James, head of North American Marketing for Socialbakers made clear during a presentation at the College Sports Summit in Atlanta.  More

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