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  • The Olympics Behind The Olympics
    by Roger Sherwood on 16 March 2018 at 20:15

    If you’re reading this, you’re probably in Las Vegas for NAB. You booked your travel, with an itinerary that spans maybe a couple days. If you’re at NAB, you probably travel a lot. But even seasoned travelers can’t quite imagine what it’s like to put on an 18-day […]

  • HDR: What Is It and Why Do We Need It?
    by Paul Turner on 16 March 2018 at 19:49

    Unless you’ve had your head in the sand, you can’t help but have heard about HDR (High Dynamic Range) TV. There’s been no end of announcements from manufacturers about how they are (or will be) supporting this phenomenal new technology. One thing we know to be constant in our […]

  • NAB Show Panel Tackling Disruptive Forces in Media Landscape
    by Michael Balderston on 16 March 2018 at 17:35

    WASHINGTON—Change seems to be a constant in today’s media landscape and a panel at this year’s NAB Show will put all of those disruptive forces in the spotlight. “Leading Through Disruption” is a panel that will feature four leading women in media as they take a look […]

  • 2018 NAB Show Extended Listings
    by TV Technology Staff on 16 March 2018 at 15:55

    LAS VEGAS—Here’s an extended preview of some of the products that will be on display from eight exhibitors: Broadcast Pix Take control anywhere with the BPswitch family of integrated production switchers. Broadcast Pix leads the industry with its control-over-IP capabilities. Produce […]

  • NBC Sports Digital Touts 93M Unique Users in February
    by Michael Balderston on 16 March 2018 at 13:26

    STAMFORD, CONN.—NBC was billing February as the “Best Feb Ever” in the weeks prior and that title held true for its NBC Sports Digital platform, as the network has announced that it set a record in unique users for the month of February on NBC Sports Digital with 93 million, […]

  • Axon Digital Design Appoints Andreas Wuth-Rausch as Business Development Manager
    by Sue Sillitoe on 16 March 2018 at 09:49

    Axon Digital Design, a global leader in broadcast network infrastructure products and solutions, has today announced the appointment of Andreas Wuth-Rausch as Business Development Manager for Germany. Andreas joins Axon from Adder Technology where he was Business Development Manager Broadcast […]

  • Tieline ChatterBox Intercom Solution Unveiled at NAB
    by Glenn Davies on 16 March 2018 at 03:57

    Leading audio codec manufacturer Tieline Technology has announced it will unveil a new IFB and push-to-talk (PTT) intercom solution called ChatterBox at NAB2018. A single ChatterBox rack-mount unit at the studio provides up to 6 channels of high-quality intercom audio for remote broadcasts. To ... […]

  • VITEC'S MGW Ace is the First HEVC Encoder to Receive the U.S. Department of Defense's JITC Certification
    by Dundee Hills Group on 15 March 2018 at 22:51

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. — March 15, 2018 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced that its MGW Ace Encoder — the industry-leading HEVC video streaming appliance engineered to deliver broadcast-grade, low-latency video streams […]

  • RTI Now Shipping Second-Generation XP-6s Control Processor
    by Dundee Hills Group on 15 March 2018 at 22:08

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. — March 15, 2018 — RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, today announced that the company is now shipping the second generation of its popular XP-6 advanced control processor — the new XP-6s, which offers […]

  • Riedel Acquires Shares in Guest-One, Expert in Guest Management and Crew Accreditation
    by Dundee Hills Group on 15 March 2018 at 21:57

    WUPPERTAL, Germany — March 15, 2018 — With an acquisition of shares of Wuppertal-based Guest-One, Riedel has gained first-class expertise and deep understanding of software-based participant management. The aim of this investment is to set new standards for visitor and event security […]

  • Video Clarity at the 2018 NAB Show
    by Dundee Hills Group on 15 March 2018 at 21:50

    NEW RTM Manager With File QoE for Automated Quality Testing  At the 2018 NAB Show, Video Clarity will launch the new RTM Manager with automated file QoE, a new configuration of its RTM real-time audio and video monitoring solution. Many files get passed into distribution that either cause a ... […]

  • T-Mobile to Help KXAS Move Early
    by John Eggerton on 15 March 2018 at 20:12

    BELLEVUE, WASH.—T-Mobile, which is incentivizing broadcasters to exit their spectrum early in the post-incentive auction repack, has incentivized NBC-owned KXAS-TV Dallas-Forth Worth to vacate its spectrum by the end of May, a year earlier than its repack transition deadline for moving to new […]

  • Maxwell Kopsho Joins Middle Atlantic as Director of Training
    by Dundee Hills Group on 15 March 2018 at 19:27

    FAIRFIELD, N.J. — March 15, 2018 — Middle Atlantic Products announced today that Maxwell Kopsho will serve as the company's new director of training. The appointment is a demonstration of the company's continuing mission to help integrators and specifiers deliver amazing AV experiences […]

  • Report: One in Five Homes Use Digital Antennas for Live TV
    by Michael Balderston on 15 March 2018 at 18:42

    DALLAS—With the decrease of pay-TV subscriptions and the increase in OTT video subscriptions, people are able to find different ways to get the content they want, and one way appears to be digital antennas. According to a report from Parks Associates, “360 View: Access and Entertainment […]

  • Piksel Announces New Media & Entertainment Leadership Team
    by Highrez on 15 March 2018 at 16:10

    York, United Kingdom – March 15, 2018 – Piksel, Inc., a global provider of cutting-edge video technology solutions, has today appointed Kris Brown and Kristan Bullett as joint Managing Directors of its media and entertainment business. The duo - formerly the company’s Heads of […]

  • New 24/7 News Channel to Make National Launch By Year-End
    by Phil Kurz on 15 March 2018 at 16:02

    CADILLAC, MICH.—NewsNet, a new 24/7 pundit- and panel-free news channel, is targeting a late-2018 launch to bring local news from around the country to a national audience without the shouting and commentary viewers are rejecting. “In recent years, we’ve heard more and more […]

  • Brown, Bullet Tapped as Piskel’s Managing Directors, Media & Entertainment
    by Michael Balderston on 15 March 2018 at 15:43

    YORK, ENGLAND—Video technology provider Piskel has announced the appointment of Kris Brown and Kristan Bullet as joint managing directors for its media & entertainment business in a press release. The pair’s previous position in the company was as the heads of product and solutions, […]

  • Telestream Introduces World’s First Integrated Closed Caption Inserter & Multiscreen Live Streaming Solution
    by Highrez on 15 March 2018 at 15:42

    Nevada City, California, March 15, 2018 – At NAB 2018, booth SL3316, Telestream, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies will introduce a unique ‘one-box-solution’ for closed caption encoding to multiple live streams. […]

  • Wisycom Brings Durable Wireless Solutions to Sound Mixer Henri Rapp
    by D. Pagan Communication on 15 March 2018 at 15:36

    CLEVELAND, MARCH 15, 2018 - As a Freelance Production Sound Mixer and Recording Studio Engineer Henri Rapp turns to Wisycom, a designer and builder of the most sophisticated RF solutions for broadcast, film and live production, for his wide range of narrative film and TV projects, as well as ... […]

  • Future Reality: Set-Top Box Energy Use to Shrink Another 20 Percent
    by Noah Horowitz on 15 March 2018 at 15:30

    NEW YORK—The amount of energy consumed by the set-top boxes used to access pay TV in our homes is due to go down another 20 percent due to new commitments made by leading service providers such as Comcast, AT&T, and Dish Network. This progress is the result of a unique collaboration […]