News Roundup

Custom Consoles desks selected for RT’s new Paris production studios

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Custom Consoles desks selected for RT’s new Paris production studios

Custom Consoles, working in partnership with UK based broadcast system integrator Megahertz Ltd, has completed a large-scale studio furniture project for global news network RT. Located in Paris, the new facility includes two master control rooms, engineering and audio control, audio post-production, two dubbing suites, an Avid ProTools suite, five edit suites, and a graphics […]

DPP ‘Committed to Security’ mark for Signiant

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on DPP ‘Committed to Security’ mark for Signiant

Signiant has announced that it has received the ‘Committed to Security’ mark from the Digital Production Partnership (DPP). Launched in October 2017, the DPP’s Committed to Security Programme is designed to help suppliers demonstrate their commitment to security best practice and offers a common framework that shows their customers how they are addressing cybersecurity. “Signiant customers trust […]

Cloudian introduces new version of HyperStore scale-out storage system

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Cloudian introduces new version of HyperStore scale-out storage system

HyperStore 7 is described as bridging both on-premises and cloud environments, letting users manage data in both private and public clouds around the globe as a single, unified storage pool. HyperStore 7 is a scale-out platform that lets users store, protect and search data from one management screen, no matter where the data physically resides. […]

Lawo to demonstrate IP-based solutions at ISE 2018

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Lawo to demonstrate IP-based solutions at ISE 2018

At ISE 2018 Lawo will focus on its IP-based signal processing and control solutions, namely the Power Core Audio Processor, the VisTool GUI Builder and the VSM control and monitoring solution. The Power Core is a networked 19”/1RU Audio Processing Unit with unprecedented processing capacity providing 96 fully equipped DSP channels, 80 summing busses and […]

Leader announces ITU-R BT.2408-0 support for LV5490

January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Leader announces ITU-R BT.2408-0 support for LV5490

Leader Electronics has chosen BVE 2018 as the UK launch platform for a major addition to the feature set of its LV5490 4K high dynamic range waveform monitor. The instrument now provides full direct support for ITU-R BT.2408-0 ‘Operational practices in HDR television production’. Published in October 2017, the ITU document provides initial guidance to […]

BroaMan expands Repeat48 media interface range

January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on BroaMan expands Repeat48 media interface range

BroaMan has added to its Repeat48 range of media interfaces for 3G/HD/SD-SDI or AES10/MADI signals, converting video or digital audio between coaxial and optical connections. Following the Repeat48-2IN-3G, Repeat48-2OUT-3G and Repeat48-1IN/1OUT-12G modules which fit the Repeat48 and Repeat48WDM frame, the company has announced the Repeat48-2Fiber module. Equipped with two SFP cages, it can be used […]

Cricket Hong Kong reveal broadcaster deals for 2018 Hong Kong T20 matches

January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Cricket Hong Kong reveal broadcaster deals for 2018 Hong Kong T20 matches

Sunset+Vine and Cricket Hong Kong have confirmed broadcaster deals in place for the third edition of the competition, which takes place between the 6th-11th February 2018 at the Tin Kwong Road Recreation Club. BT Sport (UK), Fox Sports (Australia), OSN (Middle East), Neo Sports (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh), ESPN Caribbean, DSports (India) and […]

ITV utilises Spectra Logic archive solution for digital content preservation

January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on ITV utilises Spectra Logic archive solution for digital content preservation

ITV has selected two Spectra Logic BlackPearl Converged Storage Systems and two Spectra T950 Tape Libraries to protect and preserve the organisation’s digital assets long-term. The solution enables ITV to send digital assets to dispersed data centre locations on differing media types, to assure the ultimate safety and security of their content with a genetically […]

Steffen Buschmann joins Ross Video EMEA sales team

January 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Steffen Buschmann joins Ross Video EMEA sales team

Steffen Buschmann has joined Ross Video as regional sales manager for Central Europe. Buschmann is based in Hamburg and has worked in broadcast since graduating from Hochschule Emden/Leer in 2010 with a Media Technology engineering degree. Most recently a product sales leader with MCI, Ross Video’s Platinum Partner, Steffen has been selling Ross products since […]

Telestream unveils new business structure and expanded leadership team

January 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Telestream unveils new business structure and expanded leadership team

Following the appointment of Scott Puopolo as CEO in October, file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery company Telestream has announced a new corporate structure and the expansion of its senior leadership team with a number of new senior appointments. The company is now organised in two business units, supported by shared corporate functions […]