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News: Business

Grass Valley Acquisition by Black Dragon Capital Completed

Grass Valley announces the completion of its acquisition by private equity firm, Black Dragon Capital, from Belden Inc. The completion of the transaction, announced earlier this year, puts Grass Valley in an ideal position to continue driving innovation as it leads the media and entertainment industry’s transition to a cloud-based future and pay-as-you-go business models. [Read more]

News: Technology

Atomos enables Apple ProRes RAW recording with the SIGMA fp

Atomos and SIGMA are announcing RAW recording over HDMI with the fp mirrorless camera and Atomos Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder. Together the fp and Ninja V will record Apple ProRes RAW at up to DCI 4Kp24 or UHD 4Kp30 directly from the camera’s full-frame sensor. [Read more]

News: Business

HD BROADCAST Chooses Leader LV5600 Waveform Monitors for OB2 UHD Truck

German tv production service provider HD BROADCAST has supplied six Leader LV5600 waveform monitors at Leader´s European distribution partner LOGIC Media Solutions for installation in its new UHD OB2 OB van. They will be used to ensure precise matching of incoming signal feeds and to maintain the highest possible video and audio signal quality through to the transmitted output. [Read more]

News: Job + Career

Honeycutt joins Blackbird

John Honeycutt will join the Board of the cloud video editing platform developer Blackbird on 24 June 2020 as a Non-Executive Director. He is an expert in cloud services, supply chain logistics and cyber security with significant international experience in the media industry. Previous employers include Google, Discovery, FOX Cable Networks and Liberty Media. [Read more]

News: Technology

LYNX Technik Expands yellobriks Series

LYNX Technik, provider of modular signal processing interfaces, has introduced a new yellobrik 12Gbit Bi-Directional SDI/Fiber Transceiver to its series of fiber transmitters, receivers and transceivers. [Read more]

News: Distribution

VITEC Launches an IP Distribution Gateway

VITEC announced its new MGW ChannelLink IP distribution gateway. The appliance acts as a central hub where IP channels from the field can be received and retransmitted live over any IP network. It can receive a large number of input streams and translate them into a multicast or unicast MPEG Transport Stream over UDP (UDP TS) or an SRT-protected stream. [Read more]

News: Events

ISE looks forward to Barcelona debut

Planning for Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2021 is well underway with its organisers, Integrated Systems Events, committed to delivering a compelling and safe exhibition for the world’s audiovisual integrated systems community. The 17th edition of ISE is set to take place first time at its new home at the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Vía, 2-5 February 2021. [Read more]

News: Technology

Dome Productions Drives Towards an IP-Enabled Future with Grass Valley

Canada-based Dome Productions has chosen Grass Valley’s end-to-end open standards-based IP infrastructure and workflows for its latest outside broadcast (OB) truck, UHD5. Grass Valley’s IP solutions will enable the production facilities provider to seamlessly transition from SDI to IP. The future-ready unit, which is slated to go live in the third quarter of 2020, will handle everything from HD to 4K UHD and HDR. [Read more]

News: Job + Career

EditShare opens a Singapore office

EditShare has expanded its APAC operations to include a new office in Singapore, led by EditShare’s newly appointed Vice President of Sales for APAC, Alan Dishington. With strategic oversight of the region’s sales professionals, channel partners, and key accounts, he shoiuld steer EditShare’s business with an emphasis on customer enablement and experience. [Read more]