Broadcast Pix, a provider of integrated production switchers, has announced native support for the Facebook Live app in the form of a free upgrade for its customers’ existing systems currently under warranty. The software upgrade will be available soon.
In a sign of the times, Meredith Corporation is using consumer-level Facebook Live technology to extend its reach and draw closer to its viewers. The major independent broadcast company—owners of 15 U.S. DTV stations in 13 markets, reaching 12 million people (or 11 percent) of U.S. households—is using a Wirecast Gear live streaming appliance from Telestream to enable its stations to stream breaking news and news-related content directly to Facebook Live.
Rascular has announced that its Helm control software can now communicate directly with Facebook Live. This allows a tight integration for broadcasters and playout providers between broadcast devices and streaming content to the dominant social media platform.
Telestream’s 2017 NAB Show presence will promote live streaming and social media distribution capability.
Extreme Networks is the official Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Analytics provider of Super Bowl LI.
With the help of Rohde & Schwarz technology, Sky Deutschland is bringing soccer to its European fans in glorious UHD.