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Grass Valley, Front Porch demo integration

Digital Asset Management promises to be one of the hot topics at this year’s NAB convention and Front Porch Digital and Grass Valley will do their share to start the discussion. The two companys will demonstrate the integration of Front Porch s DIVArchive with Grass Valley s NewsBrowse Web-based browser/editing system and K2 Media Server […]  More

Telecast Fiber showcases Viper II

At NAB2006 Telecast Fiber Systems will showcase a new module set for the company’s popular Viper II fiber optic video/audio platform. Telecast’s new 5269 fiber optic serial digital video/audio module set offers the industry’s highest SDI transmission performance, along with dual AES audio for long-distance signal transport on just one wavelength. “The Viper II 5269 […]  More

Sun Belt Conference huddles with XOS for instant replay

College football conferences are gearing up for instant replay next year. After experimenting with instant replay technology in 2005, the NCAA’s Sun Belt Conference will use instant replay technology from XOS Technologies for all conference and non-conference games in 2006. The XOS Replay system, which is based on DVR technology, will record five camera feeds […]  More

NAB PREVIEW: Chyron intros low-cost HD CG

Chyron heads to NAB next week with a new technology called interFuse that reinvigorates graphics creation and a new low-cost HD character generator known as the HX200 that brings high-quality graphics to mid-market sports networks and broadcasters. Kevin Prince, Chyron COO, is unable to divulge too much about the HX200 as the product won t […]  More

Thorsteinson tapped to head Harris Broadcast

Tim Thorsteinson has been named president of the Harris Broadcast Communications Division, succeeding Jeremy C. Wensinger who is being promoted to a senior leadership position within the Harris Government Communications Systems Division. Thorsteinson, 52, had been serving as president of the Leitch Technology business unit of the Harris Broadcast Communications Division. He joined Leitch in […]  More

NFL drafts Glowpoint, Sony for draft coverage

The NFL Network will rely on IPTV for its NFL draft coverage on April 28 and 30 as it uses the low-costs transmission method to connect its facility in Culver City, CA with 32 Sony teleconferencing systems at every NFL team location and Radio City Music Hall where this year’s draft will be held. Sony […]  More

Avid acquires Sundance Digital

Avid Technology today acquired automation maker Sundance Digital for approximately $12 million in cash, a move that will let the company more tightly integrate its news production and server products with automation technology. Sundance, based in the Dallas, TX area, is a developer of automation and device control software for broadcast video servers, tape transports, […]  More

Vizrt, Adactus look to optimize mobile video

Vizrt is introducing a new software application that optimizes the quality of streaming video and related graphics to ensure mobile device users get the best experience for their device, the first fruits of its 19% stake in Norwegian-based mobile video technology company Adactus. “We split the graphics content from the video content and then use […]  More

Utah Scientific hits NAB with new master control

Utah Scientific will introduce the MC-400 Master Control switcher at NAB later this month, a new master control and channel-branding module that fits into an output slot of a UTAH-400 router. The system features dual keyers, an internal logo store and audio clip store, and full audio/video mixing functionality. The MC-400 can be controlled by […]  More

NEP sounds off with Calrec Audio

Longtime Calrec Audio customer NEP, based in Pittsburgh, Pa., has purchased two 72-fader Alpha digital audio consoles from the company for installation on its SS25 and ND3HD mobile trucks. The new units will provide broadcasting services primarily for NEP’s network clients showcasing golf, auto-racing, and NFL games. With the two new units, NEP’s fleet now […]  More