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RTL II Selects Nevion for Video-over-IP Solution

Nevion, provider of virtualized media production solutions, and partner LOGIC media solutions are selected by German broadcaster RTL II to deliver a video-over-IP solution for its OTT-playout. Following the acquisition of three channels-in-a-box servers for OTT programs, RTL II decided that all the routing in the new environment should be exclusively IP-based, using SMPTE 2022-6/7. All new devices also need to be free of traditional SDI-BNC connections. [Read more]

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Israel’s Channel 2 News selects Clear-Com Eclipse HX

As part of Channel 2 News’ major studio upgrade to HD, the Israeli news broadcaster has selected Clear-Com’s Eclipse HX digital matrix intercom system for critical communication between galleries, studios and production teams on location. The system will be supplied and installed by Clear-Com’s channel partner Onset Systems Engineering. [Read more]

News: Technology

sonoVTS nears completion of first all-IP OB truck for tpc

sonoVTS, the Munich-based provider of System Design and Integration, Equipment Rental and Operations, Service and Consulting and distribution of professional products, is nearing completion of what will be the industry’s first pure all-IP OB truck, supporting uncompressed HD and UHD signals over IP based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard.
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Bexel purchases AJA systems

Bexel, an NEP Broadcast Services Company, has added 20 brand-new AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus multichannel recorders and 80 AJA Pak Media PAK1000 1 terabyte solid-state drives (SSDs) to its rental inventory, giving customers robust and redundant recording and storage capabilities for virtually any size production and any 2K/4K/HD/UHD workflow. [Read more]

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PGA TOUR renews live streaming agreement with Twitter

The PGA TOUR announced it has renewed its agreement with Twitter to be the exclusive global platform to distribute, on a free basis, more than 70 hours of live competition from PGA TOUR LIVE across 31 tournaments during the 2017-18 PGA TOUR Season. [Read more]

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NEP selects Tedial’s media IT platform

Tedial, independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has announced that broadcast services and creative technology provider NEP The Netherlands has deployed an installation of Tedial Evolution, Tedial’s media IT platform and Tedial Version Factory at its headquarters in Hilversum Media Park, Netherlands. [Read more]

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Gearhouse launches 12 camera HD-Flyaways

Gearhouse Broadcast France launches two identical 12 camera HD all-in-one Flyaway production units. The flexible and cost effective modular solutions are suited for live sports and entertainment productions and are tailored to specific onsite or remote production needs. The lightweight modular units house up to ten workstations. [Read more]

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Brio drives CP Communications sports productions

CP Communications, a full-service broadcast equipment rental and production company, is relying on a quartet of Calrec Audio's Brio compact digital audio consoles to deliver high-quality live sound for Fox Sports' marquee coverage of pro golf, baseball, and football. [Read more]