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.
TVU Networks a provider of live IP video solutions, will join with the Associated Press (AP) at the 2017 NAB Show to showcase a new, integrated newsroom video content acquisition workflow developed through a close collaboration between the two companies. The TVU/AP workflow delivers greater efficiency for newsrooms.
What started out as a men’s magazine called VICE has grown into a 24-hour channel called VICELAND, which includes a nightly news program for HBO, with no on-air anchor, called “VICE News Tonight.”
The Octopus newsroom computer system is integrating social media with traditional news sources via mobile apps.
Moroccan broadcaster SNRT (Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision) has contracted EVS to deliver a centralized HD news production infrastructure.
ChyronHego’s PRIME 2.5 rendering engine now has a touchscreen interface.