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NEP UK with Wireless Super-Slow live cameras

NEP UK has created the first wireless Super-Slow live cameras, using 4K equipment from Grass Valley and Vislink. The cameras will be used this week for ITV’s coverage of the Cheltenham Festival, and will be deployed on other sporting events in the coming weeks. [Read more]

News: Business

Bildschnitt TV Expands with PlayBox Technology Neo

PlayBox Technology has expanded to the playout facilities at the headquarters of Bavarian broadcaster Bildschnitt TV. The new installation comprises three additional servers plus network-attached storage, browser-based control facilities, a KVM control interface and a network switcher. The system was supplied by Darmstadt-based VIDI Gmbh, PlayBox Technology's master distributor for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. [Read more]

News: Technology

Pliant is shipping CrewCom

Pliant Technologies is now shipping its professional wireless intercom system, CrewCom. It is on display at NAB 2018 (booth C7947) along with Pliant's line of SmartBoom PRO professional headsets. CrewCom is based on a new technology platform that offers, as Pliant stressed, highest wireless user counts, unparalleled range, and unprecedented scalability. [Read more]

News: Distribution

PGA TOUR introduces live augmented reality app

PGA TOUR introduced PGA TOUR AR, a brand new augmented reality (AR) app bringing live AR tournament coverage to life for fans around the world on their iPhone and iPad. Live AR coverage on PGA TOUR AR will begin in conjunction with the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard on Thursday, March 15. [Read more]

News: Distribution

Nevion extends VideoIPath to handle SDN for data services

Nevion has extended its support for data services in VideoIPath, its orchestration and SDN control software. VideoIPath is used by broadcasters and service providers to manage real-time video and audio flows in their facilities, and for contribution, remote production and primary distribution. VideoIPath is on the showfloor at NAB 2018 (booth SU5510). [Read more]

News: Business

BBC purchases Fujifilm 4K HDR Lenses

BBC Studioworks, a commercial subsidiary of the BBC, reopened its studio and post production facility at the Television Centre facility incorporating some of the most state-of-the-art technologies in the UK studio industry. Beside other equipment 22 brand new Fujinon UA-Series 4K HDR lenses were installed, purchased already in September 2017. [Read more]

News: Technology

New EditShare solutions to mitigates cybercrime and more

EditShare, a provider of shared storage and media management solutions, announced that it will be showcasing new capabilities across its XStream EFS scale out storage, Flow media asset management, QUALES automated quality check and file verification, and XStream EFS 40NL nearline storage solutions at NAB 2018 (booth SL8620). [Read more]

News: Events

Fraunhofer IDMT at SXSW 2018presents 3D audio at SXSW

Fraunhofer IDMT presents 3D audio for VR and AR at South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals in Austin, Texas from March 11-14 together with creative partners MediaApes and Aspekteins, German creative agencies in the vanguard of 360° immersive VR and AR worlds. The collaboration is part of the German delegation attending this year’s SXSW with more than1,000 creative people from both start-up companies and renowned enterprises. [Read more]