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News: Business

MediaKind takes over Ericsson Media Solutions business

As a result of One Equity Partners majority stake acquisition of Ericsson´s Media Solutions unit the new brand MediaKind now will represent this business across the globe. The new company wants be the first choice for service providers, operators, content owners and broadcasters looking to create and deliver immersive media experiences for everyone, everywhere. MediaKind will introduce oneself at the IBC 2018. [Read more]


News: Events

IP Showcase Returns to IBC

Major technical and standards organizations within the broadcast industry — Audio Engineering Society (AES), Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), and Video Services Forum (VSF) — will again host the IP Showcase at the annual IBC show in Amsterdam. [Read more]



News: Events

LiveU provides coverage of Ballito Pro International Surf Event

Ballito Pro and its production team White Hot Media have partnered with LiveU to provide dynamic live coverage of the professional surfing event taking place annually on the KwaDukuza coast in South Africa. [Read more]


News: Events

Vizrt AR solutions support World Cup coverage

Match of the Day World Cup coverage goes live with Vizrt’s Augmented Reality graphics. The live studio at Red Square in Moscow presents dynamic virtual effects. [Read more]



News: Technology

New expansion packs for Calrec Brio

Calrec Audio is giving its Brio audio console a boost in channel count. New expansion packs are now available that increase the Brio12 DSP count from 48 to 64 input channels and the Brio36 from 64 to 96 input channels. Brio will be showcased at IBC 2018 at Calrec Audio stand 8.C61. [Read more]


News: Business

Soul Movie chooses Grass Valley live production solutions

The Rome based production and post-production house Soul Movie, working together with system integrator Professional Show, has equipped two of its OB vans with Grass Valley LDX 86N WorldCam cameras and XCU Universe XF base stations. The new equipment will be deployed for live events, concerts and various sporting events. [Read more]



News: Business

Trickbox TV acquires Echo Eight live streaming businesss

Trickbox TV, a supplier of equipment and services for studio and location multi-camera productions for broadcast, video production, webcasting and live events, has acquired the live streaming arm of UK streaming and IT services company, Echo Eight. The company has also appointed its Director, James O’Farrell as Trickbox TV Head of Live Video. [Read more]


News: Business

Global Distribution acquires Simply

Global Distribution announced the acquisition of assets of Symply, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance storage solutions for collaborative workflows. Symply products offer a enterprise-class five nines reliability storage and StorNext file system, which support clients running on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms. [Read more]