Riedel Communications Hires Marco Kraft as Head of Sales

Riedel Communications announced the appointment of Marco Kraft as Head of Sales for Germany. In his new role, Kraft will manage the company’s sales and rental businesses serving the German broadcast and AV markets, reporting directly to Jens Miedek, Sales Director at Riedel.  More

ESPN, The R&A Sign Three-Year Deal for Latin American Rights of The Open Championship

ESPN and The R&A, the organizer of The Open Championship, have reached a three-year renewal for rights on all means and media throughout Latin America, including Brazil and the Caribbean, for golf’s oldest major, it was announced by Tim Bunnell, senior vice president of production, programming, marketing and advertising sales, ESPN International. The new agreement […]  More

Grass Valley Upgrades WGBH-TV With Routers, Infrastructure, Multiviewers

Boston’s WGBH-TV recently completed a significant upgrade of its production infrastructure with new equipment from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. The station installed two new routers, a new router control system, and new multiviewers to improve production capabilities and enhance the efficiency of its workflow. WGBH is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member station that […]  More

Major League Baseball Chooses Amazon Web Services as AI Workflows Provider

Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company, announced that Major League Baseball (MLB) has chosen AWS as its official provider for machine learning, artificial intelligence, and deep learning workloads. In extending its long-standing relationship, MLB will use AWS machine learning services to continue development of Statcast — the tracking technology that runs on AWS to analyze […]  More

Lienau AV Wins Second Consecutive Samurai Award From Audio-Technica

Audio-Technica has recognized West Chester, PA-based firm Lienau AV Associates with its Samurai Award for the 2017/2018 fiscal year, for representing Audio-Technica in the territory of Metro New York City. This is the second year in a row the company has been recognized with this award, having previously won last year for covering the territory […]  More

Avid Wins 2018 Microsoft US Partner Award

Avid announced it has won the 2018 Microsoft US Partner Award for the communications and media industry. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.  More

xG Technology, BTS Agree to Reseller Partnership

xG Technology announced that its IMT Vislink business has entered into a reseller partnership with Houston, Texas-based Broadcast Technical Services (BTS). IMT Vislink and BTS will collaborate on the sale, integration, service, and support of IMT Vislink’s wireless camera systems, including the HCAM 4K UHD transmitter, MicroLite 2 midmarket system, and the miniaturized IMTDragonFly, in […]  More