Industry Reacts To HEVC License Fees October 31st 2014 - 10:22 AM

​When the MPEG LA licensing organization, released its final Patent Portfolio License fee structure for High Efficiency Video Coding (“HEVC License”) for using the technology behind the latest generation compression scheme, many in the industry were quite prepared and are now saying all is well…. although it took longer than many ha…

Pixel Power brands new channel for Ireland October 30th 2014 - 05:12 PM

Pixel Power is to supply two BrandMaster branding switchers to UTV in Belfast, for its new Broadcast Centre. UTV already uses BrandMasters and other Pixel Power graphics systems for its existing services to Northern Ireland as part of the ITV network, and is carrying the same technology platform over to…

Cloud-based Playout – Meeting the Changing needs of the Industry October 30th 2014 - 01:57 PM

The broadcast industry is characterised by a desire to increase efficiencies while remaining as cost-effective as possible. This is especially important considering the prevalence of the multi-platform content delivery environment. Here, the two most crucial drivers for broadcasters and content owners are quality and cost-effectiveness. Broadcasters are striving to balance…

Back9Network Gets Two Studios In One October 30th 2014 - 10:23 AM

To coincide with its launch on DIRECTV, U.S lifestyle golf channel, Back9Network, gave itself an onscreen makeover mixing virtual and hard set designs. Versatility and variety had to be key components in the studio set to accommodate different elements, different talent, and quick turnarounds. FX Design Group started…