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News: Distribution

Olympic Channel Welcomes Two New Sports

The Olympic Channel has reached cooperation agreements with the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) and World Bridge Federation (WBF) to collaborate on content for the global platform. The two new cooperation agreements bring the number of the federation partners who have announced similar agreements with the Olympic Channel to 54. [Read more]

News: Job + Career

Cooney becomes SAM president and CEO

Snell Advanced Media (SAM) has appointed former Tandberg Television President Eric Cooney as President and Chief Executive Officer. Tim Thorsteinson step down as CEO after two years in role for personal reasons. [Read more]

News: Production

Gearhouse delivers TOCs and commentary infrastructure to UEFA

Gearhouse Broadcast, a supplier of technical equipment, facilities and services, is providing a range of solutions to UEFA for its prestigious European football finals. These include the Technical Operations Centres (TOCs), EVS live production infrastructure and all commentary services for the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup finals. [Read more]

News: Technology

New XStore Storage integrates MediaGrid

In a product announcement that centralizes the technological core of its storage offering, EVS has partnered with Harmonic to deliver the new XStore high-performance nearline storage solution. Designed to be as flexible as possible, XStore is optimized for use in studios, broadcast centers and major host broadcasting facilities. [Read more]

News: Business

Jellyfish Pictures opens Europe’s first virtual VFX studios

BAFTA and production studio Jellyfish Pictures announced the opening of two new virtual visual effects (VFX) facilities in Oval, London, creating the very first virtual VFX studios in Europe and marking great advancements in the way VFX practitioners work. [Read more]

News: Business

Sky News Partners with LiveU for UK General Election

Sky News has once again turned to LiveU to provide live coverage of the UK General Election, which will be held on June 8th. Crucial to the order is the company’s ability to supply a very high volume of portable transmission units at short notice. LiveU’s UK partner Garland Partners is overseeing this complex project. [Read more]

News: Production

ChyronHego supports UHD Broadcast of UEFA Champions League Final

ChyronHego's flagship LyricX graphics creation and playout solution and HX high-performance graphics platform will be star players in BT Sport's live, ultra-high-definition (UHD) coverage of the 2017 UEFA Champions League final match on June 3. [Read more]

News: Production

Bexel ESS Showcases Remote Camera at High-Profile Sports Organizations

A range of professional and college sports teams are looking to Bexel ESS to design and install highly versatile remote camera systems for video capture during games and practice sessions. Bexel ESS can point to a number of successful recent installations, including those for the Michigan State University Spartans football team and the Notre Dame University lacrosse teams. [Read more]