Monthly Archives: August 2016

Vizrt to showcase journalist-operated live production system

Written on August 31, 2016 at 5:20 am, by

At IBC 2016, Vizrt will present  two automation workflows that save media companies money and create new commercial revenue. These include a journalist-driven live production workflow created specifically for small productions such as talk shows and news briefs, and a commercial production workflow created for pop-up channels and master control rooms. With Viz Opus, one […]  More

Evertz to introduce Facility 2020

Written on August 31, 2016 at 5:14 am, by

The broadcast facility continues to evolve to meet the needs of the rapidly changing media landscape.  With broadcasters deploying IP throughout their facility, a paradigm shift will be realised on how assets and resources are deployed and workflows are managed. Broadcasters will leverage IP and virtualization to create facilities that are flexible, agile, and efficient.  At […]  More

Telestream announces Wirecast Gear live production and streaming system

Written on August 31, 2016 at 5:11 am, by

Telestream has announced Wirecast Gear, a portable computer workstation fully configured for live event production and streaming. The easy-to-use system allows anyone to broadcast professional live productions in a matter of minutes with a fully configured system built for live event streaming. Wirecast Gear comes installed with Wirecast Pro live streaming production software. It is […]  More

Viacom/MTV Takes Virtual Reality to Next Level With Multicam VOD Production at VMAs

Written on August 30, 2016 at 3:33 pm, by

After live-streaming a pair of 360–virtual-reality feeds from the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet last year, Viacom Media Network’s Music and Entertainment Group opted to go another route for the 2016 VMAs on Sunday. Rather than going live, the MTV production team deployed four 360-VR cameras inside Madison Square Garden during the show and […]  More

IBC 2016: As Industry Transitions, Imagine Comms To Showcase Latest IP Offerings,

Written on August 30, 2016 at 3:24 pm, by

Imagine Communications (Stand 4.A01) will utilize IBC 2016 to spotlight the current state of the media and entertainment industry’s evolution to a new technology foundation and how its solution can help broadcasters, service providers, and other media companies accelerate the modernization of their production, playout, and distribution facilities. IBC 2016 will also be the venue for Imagine Communications, a […]  More

Viacom’s Atlas Truck Carries the Weight of MTV’s VMAs, Enables New File-Based Workflows

Written on August 30, 2016 at 3:23 pm, by

While heavy-hitting pop icons Beyoncé and Rihanna stole the show on stage at MTV’s 2016 Video Music Awards on Sunday, another heavy hitter made its VMA debut behind the scenes: Viacom Media Network’s Music and Entertainment Group’s massive, 4K-capable Atlas mobile unit. The truck, which debuted in January for Fox’s Grease Live! telecast, served as […]  More

Burst Joins Avid Alliance Partner Program

Written on August 30, 2016 at 2:18 pm, by

Burst has been selected to join the Avid Alliance Partner Program.  Membership in the Alliance Partner Program forms the basis of an invaluable, multi-year partnership between Avid and its partners to deliver the most reputable and mission-critical products required by the industry’s most demanding customers.  More

Tennis Channel Now Available in More Than 45 Million Homes

Written on August 30, 2016 at 2:15 pm, by

As it enters its eighth year of US Open coverage, Tennis Channel has become available year-round in more than 45 million U.S. homes, with viewing households expected to reach more than 60 million in 2017. According to comScore, Tennis Channel now reaches 47 million viewing homes as of July, up from approximately 37 million in […]  More

Turner Sports Promotes Tina Shah to SVP, Business Affairs and Associate General Counsel

Written on August 30, 2016 at 2:11 pm, by

Tina Shah has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Affairs, Turner Sports, and Associate General Counsel. Shah, a 15-year Turner veteran, will continue to lead the legal team responsible for all of Turner Sports’ linear and digital businesses including multimedia rights agreements with Major League Baseball, the NBA, NCAA, and PGA, along with […]  More

Russia’s Match TV Turns to TVU Networks for Summer Games Coverage

Written on August 30, 2016 at 2:03 pm, by

Russia’s National Sports Channel, Match TV, relied on its TVU Networks video transmission technology for extensive coverage of the Summer Games. The station had seven ENG crews in Rio using TVU equipment throughout Games, which took place August 6-21.  More

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