Recent Posts tagged with Thomson

Grass Valley Tapped to Complete Mobile DTV Package for Charlotte Affiliate

WCCB, the FOX affiliate serving the Charlotte, N.C. region, has purchased a new Thomson mobile video transmission system from Grass Valley, based on the ATSC A/153 standard.  Grass Valley has been contracted to deliver, integrate, and commission a complete mobile DTV package that will be used to upgrade the station’s existing digital TV transmitter and […]  More

Grass Valley to Trim Workforce by 25 Percent

Technicolor, parent company of equipment manufacturer Grass Valley, an important provider of backbone technology for TV sports production, is cutting approximately 25% of the Grass Valley workforce as it scales the company down from more than 2,500 personnel to less than 1,900. It is unclear where amidst Grass Valley’s global operations those cuts will occur […]  More

WGBH Boston Installs Grass Valley Mobile Video System

WGBH Boston, has installed a new Thomson mobile video transmission system from Grass Valley, based on the ATSC A/153 standard. WGBH’s mobile video service was launched in late 2009 with additional channels added in 2010. In addition to its main HDTV channel, the station is simulcasting two Mobile DTV channels: its primary signal plus the […]  More

German Broadcasters Come Together for HD Games

German broadcasters ZDF and ARD are working together to deliver their first HD Olympics to Germany, giving German sports fans the clearest look ever at hot sports like the biathlon and ski jumping. A staff of more than 600 is on hand covering the action for both TV and radio and the networks have unilateral […]  More

P. Harris Morris Named President of Harris Broadcast Communications

Harris Corporation has named P. Harris Morris as president of the company’s Broadcast Communications business. Previously, Morris served as vice president and general manager of the Media and Workflow area of the Broadcast Communications business. “I am pleased to have Harris Morris stepping into the role of president of Broadcast Communications,” says Howard L. Lance, […]  More

Walkin' in a Camera Wonderland

If you want to see products that don’t appear in U.S. trade-press magazines, you need to go beyond NAB, SMPTE, and InfoCOMM. You need to go to the International Broadcasting Convention. IBC is my favorite trade show. I can leave work, catch an evening flight to Amsterdam, and take a train directly from the airport […]  More

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