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Bridge Technologies Launches Integrated Services MonitoringApril 3rd 2020 - 10:00 AM

New tools to collect and deliver exceptional performance insights from production, contribution and distribution networks are now available for TV broadcasters and cable headends.

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At WSLS-TV the Brio console (far left) supports both MADI and Dante audio networking.

NBC Affiliate WSLS-TV Installs Calrec Board For New HomeFebruary 5th 2020 - 01:00 PM

Veteran systems integrators Digital Video Group (DVG) has installed a new Brio 12 broadcast audio mixing console from Calrec Audio at NBC Virginia affiliate WSLS-TV as part of the local TV station’s move to a new broadcast studio facility in northeast Roanoke. The console now supports a news studio and set, which went live on April 29th of 2019.

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At the BBC’s master control facility in Glasgow, there is no staff. An IP feed management system from Zixi is used instead.

BBC Scotland’s IP Migration Strategy Starts With ContributionFebruary 3rd 2020 - 01:00 PM

The BBC Scotland opened its broadcast center at Pacific Quay in Glasgow in 2007 as an SDI HD facility with traditional satellite-based contribution downlink capability. Over the last 10 years, however, they have gradually moved to IP contribution and the benefits have been significant.

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Four cars and three motorcycles were the live mobile camera platforms displayed on the multiviewer

Live NYC Marathon TV Production Goes All IP and Bonded CellularJanuary 3rd 2020 - 01:00 PM

Live TV production demonstrated that an all IP and bonded cellular infrastructure can provide reliable world-class coverage at a world-class event.

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Dolby worked with dick clark productions to install a Dolby Atmos playback experience in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Dolby Atmos Forges Deeper Connection Between Music Artists And Their FansDecember 11th 2019 - 10:00 AM

Dolby Laboratories has launched a new initiative to bring its Atmos multi-channel immersive audio technology—installed in movie theaters and hundreds of millions of consumer electronics devices around the world—to the discerning consumer. The new campaign, which kicked off during this year’s American Music Awards (AMAs), is based on new research that found that people want to feel a deeper connection with their favorite artists through music.

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PBS NewsHour West has found a new home at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in Phoenix. Photos: Ellen O’Brien

PBS NewsHour Goes WestNovember 25th 2019 - 10:13 AM

Last month the popular PBS evening news program NewsHour went on air with a new West Coast edition, live from Arizona State University (ASU)’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in Phoenix. The school’s facilities are now considered the Western bureau for “PBS NewsHour West,” serving as a reporting hub for breaking news and feature stories.

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The Eurovision Song Contest is one of the most anticipated international music events of the year.

LUCI Rescues Reporters’ Streaming Coverage At Eurovision Song Contest 2019November 12th 2019 - 11:00 AM

When the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest found that their Tel Aviv venue did not have ISDN lines to stream the reporters’ commentaries, an ingenious software called LUCI let their voices be heard.

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SIC TV’s internal IP routing network enables any source to be used in any of three production studios.

SIC TV’s All-IP Facility Provides Showcase For Industry In TransitionNovember 11th 2019 - 12:05 PM

In 2017, when Portuguese media group Impresa decided to relocate its SIC (Sociedade Independente de Comunicação) TV network facilities about 10 kilometers away to one of its existing buildings in Lisbon, they knew they had a chance to create something special. In the span of four months, with the help of Sony Systems Integration and Telefónica, they implemented a ST2110 video-over-IP-based production infrastructure, with a small amount of SDI technology, which now supports nine channels and provides complete system configuration flexibility at the click of a mouse.

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