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News: Business

Sky invests in cross-platform tools developer You.i TV

Sky has invested in You.i TV, a provider of software tools for addressing cross-platform app development. The deal is part of the larger You.i TV Series C funding announced in November 2018, and displays Sky’s commitment to backing innovative companies that help connect consumers to content they want to watch, wherever they want to watch it. [Read more]


News: Business

PGL Esports partners with Make.TV

Make.TV, used by leaders in news, esports, sports and entertainment to handle live video in the cloud has announced that it is working with leading esports event organiser PGL Esports to help it monetize past broadcasts and increase viewership during off seasons. [Read more]



News: Job + Career

Gearhouse Broadcast USA appoints Clayton Packard as Sales Director

Gearhouse Broadcast USA, the Gravity Media-owned supplier of technical facilities, crew and services, has appointed Clayton Packard as Sales Director. Based at its Los Angeles, CA facility, Clayton will be responsible for marketing the business’s extensive resources throughout North America. [Read more]


News: Technology

ChyronHego introduced all-new graphics-rendering solution

At NAB 2019 ChyronHego introduced Fresh, an all-new graphics-rendering solution that integrates Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) with ChyronHego’s augmented reality (AR) and virtual set (VS) software. Fresh makes news, weather, or sports look more real than ever because the AR graphics — including text and titles— are all completely integrated into the Unreal scene. [Read more]



News: Business

True Bangkok United F.C. Chooses ChyronHego's Coach Paint

True Bangkok United Football Club (F.C.), one of Thailand's most successful and popular football teams, has adopted ChyronHego's Coach Paint for its 2019 season. True Bangkok United's coaching staff is leveraging Coach Paint's advanced video telestration capabilities to boost the club's preparation for upcoming matches and enhance player performance. [Read more]


News: Business

Deltatre extends Blackbird partnership

Forbidden Technologies (FBT), developer and seller of the cloud video platform, Blackbird, announced that Deltatre has signed an agreement to extend its use of Blackbird for a further 12 months. Deltatre, a global provider of digital and broadcast services within the sports sector, works with rights owners and rights holders to grow the popularity of sports by giving fans even more exciting and immersive experiences. [Read more]



News: Production

Gearhouse flyaway solution for Formula 1

Looking for the most efficient way to deliver consistently high quality highlights packages to Channel 4 from all 21 grand prix of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, Whisper Films has turned to Gearhouse Broadcast. In response, the Gravity Media-owned supplier of broadcast technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has deployed a bespoke flyaway solution that is lightweight, easy to ship and quick to rig. [Read more]


News: Production

Al Kamel deploys TVU Remote Production System

Al Kamel Systems, a motor sports live stats broadcast production specialists, has deployed TVU Remote Production System (RPS). By including TVU RPS as a key production tool, Al Kamel Systems looks to save valuable production time and reduce production costs on several events by allowing production staff to add race graphics remotely instead of traveling onsite. [Read more]