RTL’s New Luxembourg Headquarters is an IP Broadcast Game Changer October 9th 2017 - 09:30 AM

In a time of uncertainty among many parts of the broadcast industry, Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE), part of the RTL Group, a Luxembourg-based media conglomerate that operates TV and radio channels as well as production companies located throughout Europe and Asia, has built one of the most impressive broadcast centers

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Sony Buys Automation Specialist Crispin to Extend Media Systems and Cloud Services April 25th 2017 - 11:35 AM

The 2017 NAB Show exhibition has opened to the news of Sony Electronics Inc buying US master control automation, asset management and newsroom integration and playback system developer Crispin Corporation. The two companies have collaborated in the past but the formal take-over has taken place to “enhance Sony’s media solutions

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Thailand’s RS PCL Streamlines MCR and News Playout with Imagine Communications’ Technology January 30th 2017 - 04:00 PM

When RS Public Company Limited (PCL), one of Thailand’s premiere media and entertainment companies, needed a way to streamline its news and playout operations, it turned to Imagine Communications to deploy a fully integrated and centralized master control room (MCR) and news playout system, including full workflow automation.

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News12 Selects Ross Video For Lower-Third Traffic & Weather Ticker Upgrade January 11th 2017 - 11:00 AM

With five hyper-local channels serving the New York Tri-state area, News12 Traffic & Weather is using a Ross Video XPression Tick-It platform (including a specialized server, software and real-time motion graphics system) across all of its bureaus to create revenue-generating text and information that is displayed on the lower third

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Vista Studios To Launch In Los Angeles With SAM’s 4K and IP technology October 13th 2016 - 01:00 PM

Vista Studios, will open a new 30,000 sq. ft. broadcast and production facility in Playa Vista CA on January 1, 2017 with a full slate of 4K and IP-based production and distribution technology from Snell Advanced Media (SAM). The new SAM production switchers, modular infrastructure, routers and playout and management workflow software will

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Rogers Media Builds UHD Master Control With SAM March 17th 2016 - 01:00 PM

Last year Rogers Media CEO, Guy Lawrence, announced that the company were to debut baseball in 4K and HDR, starting with 81 MLB home games of the Toronto Blue Jays. Rogers own the team, with home base at the Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada, formerly the SkyDome. The Canadian media company, part

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Broadcast for IT - Part 1 - Introduction December 11th 2017 - 11:00 AM

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Your Guide to Understanding IP November 30th 2017 - 11:55 AM

See that hill up ahead? It’s not a hill, it’s Mt Everest and your job is to conquer that mountain. Rendered into familiar industry vernacular, you, video engineer, are charged with building an IT-centric facility. A SMPTE standard was just approved, so what’s taking you so long?

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Articles You May Have Missed – November 22, 2017 November 22nd 2017 - 08:00 AM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground. In less than four years the facility was on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

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