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 and cloud-based services”, as well as its automated operations and MAM capabilities.
Saudi Media City Company installs Pebble Beach Systems automation to control the on-air playout of multiple TV channels.
European creative television production organization Celebro Media, has chosen a complete playout solution from PlayBox Technology to power a new channel for a major Middle East broadcaster.
ChyronHego’s PRIME 2.5 rendering engine now has a touchscreen interface.
SAM has introduced a user-definable control interface for the company’s Morpheus UX playout automation and ICE Channel in a Box product line. Morpheus UX gives playout automation operators the ability to customize their channel views and focus on the specific functionality they need and the task at hand. The new flexible interface will be demonstrated at the 2017 NAB Show.
Pixel Power will shine at CABSAT 2017 with three key demonstrations of automated content creation (Factory), virtualized content playout (StreamMaster) and software-only content enhancement (Gallium)