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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]

News: Technology

Russia’s Life News relies on SAM’s production switcher

Moscow-based 24/7 Russian TV news channel Life has purchased Snell Advanced Medias (SAM) Kahuna 4800 production switcher with Maverik control surface. The Kahuna, commissioned by SAM’s system integrator, Studio Service, was installed and live on air within two days. [Read more]

News: Job + Career

Presteigne Broadcast Hire strengthens team

Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, today announced the appointments of Jamie Brewer as Head of Sales and Jon Philips as Key Account Manager. [Read more]

News: Technology

GENESIX VideoServer V7.5 Updates

Austrian broadcast solutions expert Stryme announced new features in its flagship product, the GENESIX VideoServer V7.5, to simplify and speed up broadcasting. [Read more]