When the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) began its search for a new president this year, after two decades of steady leadership by Mark Richer - who oversaw the country’s transition from analog to digital and then to HDTV - it knew it wanted a technically savvy person who could bring fresh ideas. After considering “a sea of highly qualified applicants,” the standards development organization chose Madeleine Noland as its new president, effective May 15, 2019.
Gravity Media, a media services and equipment rental company in the U.K., is s using an open standards-based IP core built with IP gateway cards and multiviewers from Grass Valley and IP switches from Cisco to streamline the live production workflows of its clients and its own in-house applications.
The IP Showcase is a highly anticipated event at the NAB Show in April that annually brings together a myriad of companies with complementary IP technology that spotlights “real world” applications using third-party products. Attendees like it because they get a hands-on look at how IP infrastructure can be set up and managed.
Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores (PMO), a consortium of Spanish telcos and cable operators, has selected French video software vendor Anevia to supply the underlying technology for its recently launched Zapi TV platform.
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.
Looking to provide shared, immersive experiences for its congregation members, North Point Ministries, based in Alpharetta, Ga., has linked three of its seven church campuses across the metropolitan Atlanta area with a high-speed Cisco data network, designed by local systems integrator World Wide Technology.