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News: Job + Career

Österdahl becomes ESC Executive Supervisor

Martin Österdahl, a senior TV executive with two decades of experience, has been appointed Executive Supervisor for the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) and Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC). The decision was made by the EBU Director of Media Jean Philip De Tender together with the Chair of the ESC Reference Group, the Contest’s governing board, ZDF’s Dr. Frank Dieter Freiling. [Read more]


News: Business

Sharjah Grand Mosque Inspires with Ross Video & Broadcast Solutions ME

The broadcast and AV technology of the Grand Mosque in Sharjah was installed with the help of The Sharjah Broadcast Authority (SBA) and system integrator Broadcast Solutions ME (formerly Videlio Middle East). Core technology was provided by Ross Video. [Read more]



News: Job + Career

Ed Tischler To Head Up Gravity Media’s UK Business

Gravity Media has promoted Ed Tischler to the position of Acting Managing Director. In this new role, Ed will be responsible for the strategic direction and commercial performance of all Gravity Media’s UK-based operations, which include Media Services & Facilities, Production & Content and Equipment Rental & Sales. [Read more]


News: Job + Career

Mark Andrews new Global Sales Manager for Mobile Viewpoint

Mobile Viewpoint, manufacturer of mobile encoding solutions and AI solutions for live video productions, have announced the appointment of Mark Andrews as their new Global Sales Manager. Andrews was previously the Head of Broadcast and Security at Soliton Systems. [Read more]



News: Technology

Vidgo Launches 100+ Channel Live Streaming Service

Vidgo has launched a new OTT service powered by Harmonic's VOS360 Live Streaming Platform. Vidgo's live TV streaming service featuring sports, news and entertainment, boasts more than 100 premium channels including ABC, Comedy Central, ESPN, Fox, and the NFL Network as well as a Latino package for Spanish-speaking viewers. [Read more]


News: Technology

32-Bit Float USB Audio Streaming and more

Sound Devices announced firmware version 6.00 for all MixPre Series portable audio recorders and USB interfaces. The new version introduces 32-bit float USB audio streaming for the MixPre II Series. As a result, the MixPre-3 II, MixPre-6 II, and MixPre-10 II are the only USB audio interfaces currently on the market that allow 32-bit float recording and playback on Mac OS. [Read more]



News: Events

AI and 5G Define the Future of Innovation

CES 2020 presented over 20,000 product debuts unveiling the future of technology. More than 4,400 exhibiting companies launched their latest tech products to some 170,000 attendees across more than 2.9 million net square feet of exhibit space in Las Vegas. Topics were AI and 5G. [Read more]


News: Technology

BT Takes Action to Combat TV Broadcasting Piracy

BT is stepping up its efforts to combat the illegal piracy of premium subscription-based content through a new partnership with leading video infrastructure company, ATEME. BT is using the company’s sophisticated encryption techniques to protect satellite uplinked content in the most secure way possible, and will be offering this technology to its media and broadcast customers around the world to help reduce the number of illegal streams. [Read more]