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Grass Valley launches T2 4K Series for versatile playout

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, launched its new T2 4K Series digital recorder/player solution to help broadcasters and media organizations handle audio and video playout in any format, whether SD, HD, 4K UHD or 4K DCI. [Read more]

News: Distribution

RAI and FunBox UHD Create Strategic Partnership

SPI will now present the famous opera Carmen on their FunBox UHD world channel and TV app that will be accessible to all viewers in 4K resolution. The Rome Opera House located in Italy introduced their opera performance to RAI in 2018 aiming to reach a wider international audience; that’s where SPI comes in. This one-of-a-kind opera was captured live in 4K and will now be aired globally through SPI’s channel and TV app as SPI acquired worldwide TV and VOD rights. [Read more]

News: Technology

tpc to Integrate EVS’ DYVI Switcher into New IP-Driven Live Production Facility in Zurich

Set to be integrated into a new studio and production facility, Switzerland’s Technology and Production Center (tpc), has purchased a DYVI switcher from EVS. Entirely IP-based using the SMPTE 2110 standard, this Zurich-based facility will be used by tpc to provide production services to Swiss broadcaster Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF). The production team will also put in place a new XT-VIA live production server and IPDirector content management suite. [Read more]

News: Technology

Axon presents world’s first Network Attached Processor

Broadcast infrastructure specialist Axon unveiled Neuron at IBC 2018, the world’s first Network Attached Processor (NAP). Developed to address the needs of complex IP and hybrid environments, this next generation signal processing platform packs a powerful punch to support 200 Gb/s and 64 channels or 16 UHD channels in a single rack unit. [Read more]

News: Distribution

Pixellot passes 100.000 hours of sports content distribution on Zixi

Zixi, provider in delivering broadcast-quality video over managed and unmanaged networks, announces that sports content producer Pixellot has surpassed 100,000 hours of automated sports production and distribution using the Zixi Platform in 2018. [Read more]

News: Business

Synamedia sets out corporate vision, strategy and investment focus

At IBC 2018 Synamedia, the new company that will be formed from the sale of Cisco’s video processing and video solutions business to private equity firm Permira funds revealed its vision and investment focus as an independent entity. The company’s focus will be to bring together broadcast and OTT, combat illegal streaming and support creation of new revenue streams with cloud-based targeted advertising and multi-screen cloud DVR solutions. [Read more]

News: Technology

BrightVR 360 4K camera ready to order

At IBC 2018 MOG Technologies, provider of end-to-end solutions for professional media, announced the launch of a pre-sales period for the acquisition of BrightVR 360 4K camera. The pre-sales period features a limited time offer with access to Vizzi live streaming platform; including 100GB storage and 10TB traffic, for creators immediately deliver the 360 masterpieces to its audience. [Read more]

News: Events

IBC Innovation Award for Eurosport Cube

The so called "cube" from Discovery and Eurosport has been awarded the IBC Innovation Award 2018 for Content Creation. The cube is an immersive, mixed-reality studio built by WL, alongside technical partners disguise and Deltatre, and was utilised throughout Eurosport’s international coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. [Read more]