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News: Business

European digital alliance with TF1, P7S1 and Mediaset

The TF1 group is accelerating its push into digital by taking a 6.1% equity stake in Studio71, a MCN (Multi Channel Network) with over 6 billion video views per month and 1,100 channels. Studio71 is a subsidiary of ProsiebenSat.1, a major media group in Germany. [Read more]

News: Production

Remote production with Nevion's SDN IP solution

Nevion and its German solution partner LOGIC media solutions, have teamed up with the German production house PLAZAMEDIA to migrate elements of its high profile football coverage to an IP production set-up using Nevion IP Media Core equipment and VideoIPath management system. [Read more]

News: Technology

New Quantum tape storage platform

Quantum announced a new Scalar tape storage platform and three products based on that platform: Scalar i3, Scalar i6 and the StorNext AEL6 appliance. These new Scalar intelligent tape libraries enable users to manage growing numbers of files by providing efficient and high-density storage with scalability ideal for long-term content protection and preservation. [Read more]

News: Technology

All-IP and 4K/UHD capable OB van

BT Sport produces all-IP 4K broadcast with Arena Television powered by a suite of technology from Grass Valley. A state-of-the-art OB van shows that IP is ready for live production. [Read more]

News: Technology

Harmonic with UHD-VR-Demonstration

At IBC 2016 Harmonic (stand 1.B20) will showcase the industry's first native UHD virtual reality (VR) technology demonstration in collaboration with Dutch research institute TNO. [Read more]

News: Technology

Hybrid fibre and satellite UHD links truck from Megahertz

Megahertz (IBC stand 12.F20) delivered a new hybrid fibre and satellite UHD links truck to BT TVOB, the outside broadcast arm of BT Media & Broadcast. The truck, known as TES52, will be showcased at IBC on BT Media & Broadcast stand (O.C01). It is the first truck in the UK with the ability to transmit HD and UHD/4K via fibre and satellite simultaneously. [Read more]

News: Production

DNI Innovation Fund backs Euronews' journalism project

Euronews has created an immersive 360 degree video interactive reporting format backed by Google's innovation fund, the Digital News Initiative (DNI). [Read more]

News: Events

EVS solutions drive 4K coverage for the U.S. Open

EVS, expert in live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, provided a range of live video solutions for FOX Sports’ production of this year’s U.S. Open, which included first-ever 4K coverage of several key holes at the event. [Read more]