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Aximmetry offers virtual studio software for free

First time exhibitor at IBC this year is Aximmetry Technologies (stand 3.A14). The company is releasing its new Studio Edition for free during IBC 2018 only. Visitors registering during the exhibition receive their own Aximmetry Studio software license (normal retail price: 499 EUR). [Read more]


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SportsEngine partners with Pixellot

SportsEngine Inc., an NBC Sports Group company and youth sports technology provider, cooperates with Pixellot, provider of automated sports production for the semi-professional market. Pixellot will be included in the new SportsEngine Marketplace, featuring their sports production solutions that revolutionize traditional video capture, production and distribution processes. [Read more]



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LYNX Technik Signs Major Partnership with Centron Europe

LYNX Technik AG, provider of software-defined modular interfaces for broadcast, professional AV as well as industrial signal processing applications, has entered into a distribution agreement with Centron Europe GmbH located in Vienna, Austria. The agreement includes Centron’s group of companies operating in the Broadcast and Pro AV markets in Austria, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Hungary and Romania. [Read more]


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Partnership for 4K/UHD rental market

Broadcast Rental, rental house based in Hilversum, Netherlands, has agreed a partnership with Videosys Broadcast and DTC to develop their RF systems support to address the 4K/UHD rental market. [Read more]



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NEP Italy order four new OB vanss

NEP Italy made an agreement with Top Tech Services, a Rome-based provider of outside broadcast solutions, for four additional OB vans. This agreement follows NEP’s opening of an office in Italy, its acquisition of Telerecord in June and signals its commitment to make more resources available in the Italian market. [Read more]


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Caledonia Investments acquires Cooke Optics

Cooke Optics announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the company by Caledonia Investments plc, a self-managed investment trust. The current Cooke Optics management team, including Les Zellan (Chairman), Robert Howard (Chief Executive Officer) and Alan Merrills (Chief Operating Officer), remain in place, and day-to-day activities at the Leicester-based company will continue unchanged. [Read more]



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NEP acquires Big Picture

NEP Group, the worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, has acquired Big Picture in Australia and New Zealand. Headquartered in Sydney with additional operations in Auckland, Big Picture is a leading supplier of video production and equipment for concert tours, music festivals, broadcast, corporate and special events. [Read more]


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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]