2018 FIFA World Cup: Gearhouse Broadcast Configures Red Square Studio, IBC Facilities for ITV

Gearhouse Broadcast has been commissioned by ITV to supply a range of facilities in Russia for its international football coverage this summer. The rights holder will broadcast live to the UK from its Gearhouse-built studio in Moscow’s Red Square and rely on the production infrastructure that Gearhouse has installed for it inside the International Broadcast […]  More

Joseph Electronics Aids Student Run Sports Network at Chapman University

Joseph Electronics announced that Chapman University has purchased a specially designed fiber transport system for its student-run Chapman Sports Broadcast Network (CSBN). The new system supports CSBN’s live broadcasts for local TV, radio, and online streaming services. It replaces multiple flight packs and allows the university to consolidate production into one central control room in […]  More

AT&T Releases 4K HDR Programming for Directv Users

AT&T announced the launch of COM3000, the third generation of DIRECTV for Business video headend. COM3000 can deliver up to 138 HD channels, including 4K HDR programming and business owners can add channels one at a time, including their own in-house and over-the-top (OTT) channels.  More

Panasonic VariCam Becomes Critical Piece in Production of ‘Alex Strangelove’

Alex Strangelove is a high school romance film that was directed by Craig Johnson (Wilson, The Skeleton Twins) and shot by Hillary Spera with VariCam Pure cinema cameras. The Netflix feature film tells the story of Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a well rounded high school student who plans to lose his virginity to his girlfriend […]  More

NewTek Offers Latest Version of NDI Software

Announced at NAB 2018 by NewTek, the NDI version 3.5 SDK is now available for download at ndi.newtek.com. Implemented in nearly 1,000 products, and with the announcement of Microsoft Skype integration, NDI now has a user base of more than 300 million people worldwide.  More

Career Opportunity: NBC Sports Post Production Maintentance Engineer, Remote

NBC Sports is looking to hire an engineer to support post production and systems support for Remote Live Sports production, with duties including being responsible for building, designing, configuring, and maintaining systems both in preparation of and during live events, both domestically and internationally. Responsibilities include: Research and evaluate new and/or alternative solutions and technologies […]  More

Ericsson Believes IoT Deployments Are Escalating; Can Reach 3.5 Billion By 2023

The forecast for cellular IoT connections has nearly doubled since November 2017. It is now expected to reach an estimated 3.5 billion in 2023, driven by ongoing large-scale deployments in China. New massive IoT cellular technologies such as NB-IoT and Cat-M1 are fueling this growth, giving service providers opportunities to improve efficiencies and enhance customer […]  More

Ericsson, Intel Complete Live 3GPP-Compliant Standalone Test

Ericsson and Intel, together with China Mobile Research Institute and China Mobile Jiangsu Company, have successfully demonstrated the first 3GPP-compliant, multi-vendor Standalone (SA) 5G New Radio (NR) call — accelerating the commercial deployment of standard-based 5G networks.  More