NAB 2017: ChyronHego hails “graphics rendering firepower” of new Click Effects PRIME

“We love NAB!” declared Jesper Gawell, Chief Marketing Officer of ChyronHego, at the start of an enthusiastic NAB Show presentation that underlined the company’s continued eminence in the development of solutions for the broadcast and sports industries. In terms of the new solutions unveiled, it was Click Effects PRIME that dominated the session. Billed as […]  More

NEP Australia to Open Remi Hubs in Sydney, Melbourne; Lawo to Play Key Role

Australia is a massive, vast continent considering it only has a little over 23 million people. And that is all the more reason for a company like NEP Australia to enter into an agreement with Lawo in which Lawo will be a key technology partner in NEP’s new IP-enabled production ‘Hubs’ in Sydney and Melbourne. […]  More

Vista Worldlink Goes All-In on At-Home Production With Overhauled Facility

More live-sports-content creators are using at-home and remote-integration (REMI) production workflows than ever before in an effort to deliver games cost-efficiently without sacrificing quality. With that in mind, Vista Worldlink is aiming to become the go-to production- and transmission-services provider for the at-home production market with an expansive overhaul of its Ft. Lauderdale, FL, production/transmission […]  More

University of Nebraska Named Recipient of 2017 SVG/NACDA Technology Leadership Award

The Sports Video Group and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics are pleased to announce that the University of Nebraska has been selected as the recipient of the fifth-annual SVG/NACDA Technology Leadership Award. The award will be formally presented at the SVG College Sports Summit in Atlanta on June 1.  More

NHRA, NASCAR Forays in 4K Use Proper UHD Canon Lenses

Auto racing is proving to be a fertile breeding ground for the sports-television industry’s continued adventures in 4K UHD production, and Canon has been playing a big role in tests related to the future of broadcast production. In the past month, major races on both the NASCAR and the NHRA schedule have seen 4K productions […]  More

Pixel Pitch Meets Historical Accuracy: Fenway Park Adds LED Display With Right Antique Touches

When every inch of a baseball stadium is considered hallowed ground, even comparatively small efforts at expansion are undertaken with delicacy. So it goes that Fenway Park has added seating areas to every nook and cranny while optimizing available surface area with new video displays replacing static signage — all with an eye to maintaining […]  More

Panasonic Boosts Venue Support With New Sports and Entertainment Division

Continuing to provide technologies to boost immersive engagement in sports and entertainment venues, Panasonic Corp. of North America has launched the Panasonic Media Entertainment Co. (PMEC) to supply and support venue audiovisual, broadcast, and lighting technology. The new sales division will be based at the corporation’s Newark, NJ, headquarters and will operate across the Denver, […]  More

Behind the Mic: Phil Simms Shifts to The NFL Today Studio For CBS; Tennis Channel Puts Martina Navratilova in the Booth for Fed Cup

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including deals, departures, and new assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, Phil Simms moves to The NFL Today studio show for CBS after being replaced by Tony Romo in the booth, Martina Navratilova enters the booth for the first […]  More

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Pac-12 Networks President Lydia Murphy-Stephans To Step Down in JuneNAB 2017: Haivision To Demo Live 4K HEVC/H.265 Software EncodingNAB 2017: Imagine Communications, Sinclair Broadcast Group Join Forces on ATSC 3.0NAB 2017: Brainstorm Releases New Version of InfinitySetNAB 2017: Technicolor’s George Kilpatrick Discusses How Major Film and TV Productions are Streamlined With Cloud ComputingNAB 2017: Artel Video Systems, Black Box To Demo IP InteroperabilityNAB 2017: Ventuz Technology, Ncam Partner to Show Augmented RealityNAB 2017: Timecode Systems Adds UltraSync ONE to Budget-Friendly Sync SystemsNAB 2017: Gearhouse Broadcast To Debut SkyTechno Camera-Crane TechnologyNAB 2017: Wheatstone To Unveil New AirAura X4 Audio ProcessorNAB 2017: ChyronHego Introduces Live Assist Panels PlatformNAB 2017: Aveco Launches News Story Designer, Part of 25th Anniversary Edition of ASTRA StudioNAB 2017: Televisa Taps Ericsson for HD DeliveryNAB 2017: LTN Intros Broadcast Quality Video Transport for Cloud Playout and Video ProcessingNAB 2017: Harmonic, Blue Man Group Team Up on Native UHD 360-Degree VR ExperienceNAB 2017: Tektronix Enhances PRISM Platform Capabilities for Monitoring Hybrid IP/SDI InfrastructureNAB 2017: Akamai Focuses on OTT, On Demand OfferingsNAB 2017: Grass Valley Upgrades iTX Playout, On-Demand SystemsNAB 2017: JVC to Unveil New Bonded Cellular System; Camera Upgrades; TriCaster SupportES Broadcast Hire Selects EVS XT4K ServersNAB 2017: Vizrt Supports Unreal Engine; VizOne, Adobe Tighten TiesNAB 2017: Ross Video Two-Channel Tria Clip Server ShippingDome Productions Continues Commitment to 4K-Native Mobile Units With VistaNAB 2017: AJT Systems, BirdDog Partner to Deliver IP Workflow for Sports BroadcastersWazee Digital Inks Licensing Deal With World Surf LeagueIntelsat Provides Transmission Services for Multitude of Sports EventsNAB 2017: The Vitec Group Set To ShineAudio-Technica Now Shipping 10 PRO Rack-Mount Digital Wireless System ConfigurationsNAB 2017: Utah Scientific Highlights New TechnologySES: MX1 and VUBIQUITY Sign Global Linear Distribution DealOoyala Appoints New CEO, Jonathan HubermanNAB 2017: JVC Introduces New FirmwareNAB 2017: Aperi to Demonstrate Real-Word Integrated Native-IP Live ProductionNAB 2017: Scale Logic’s Genesis Unlimited for Sports and EntertainmentIBM Aspera Teams with Telstra to Enable Media File Transfer CapabilityNAB 2017: Wheatstone To Debut New Voxpro 7KSE Promotes Ken Miller to EVP/GM/EP of Altitude, Ben Boylan to EVP of Marketing & SalesWhistle Sports Taps Mashable-Vet J LaLonde as new VP of ContentNew York Red Bulls Name Jayne Bussman-Wise as Senior Director of Content and CommunicationsCase Study: IMS Productions Taps Spectra Logic BlackPearl Converged StorageNAB 2017: Verizon Digital Media Services Now Offers Integrated Microsoft Azure StorageNAB 2017: Harmonic, AIMS To Host Uncompressed IP-Interop Demo For End-to-End Playout ChainNAB 2017: New Cobalt Digital Channel Integrator Provides Single Point of Processing and ControlNAB 2017: Media Companies Begin the Transition to IP With VizrtNAB 2017: Alteros’s New GTX Series Wireless Mic System Bypasses Congested RF SpectrumNAB 2017: Singular.Live Brings Personalized, Interactive Graphics to OTTNAB 2017: Telestream, Unified Streaming Team Up To Offer Enterprise Streaming CapabilitiesNAB 2017: Yamaha Updates RIVAGE and TF Digital MixersNAB 2017: Neutrik USA Announces opticalCON MTP24 Fiber-Optic SolutionsNAB 2017: NTT Electronics To Exhibit New Encoders/Decoders, At-Home ProductionBlueFrame Technology Adds Streaming Industry Vet Chris KnowltonNAB 2017: Brainstorm InfinitySet VR Solution on DisplayNAB 2017: Quantum StorNext Offers Efficiency GainsNAB 2017: JVC Bonded LTE Hotspot Set for DebutNAB 2017: Imagine to Host Panel DiscussionsNAB 2017: LiveU HEVC Pro Card Improves Video Performance