Serving the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, the Hyper-local news network News 12 has upgraded its entire news content production workflow across its seven channels—as well as its websites and mobile applications—to a software-based, fully automated production platform from Grass Valley. The Ignite software allows a single operator to run an entire newscast and make changes to individual stories quickly and efficiently, which in turn enables news content to get to air faster.
Norwegian design firm SIXTY conceived all new virtual sets for TV2’s most popular shows using graphics from Vizrt.
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.
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.
For the past two and a half years Belgian broadcaster VRT—in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), and iMinds (a digital research and incubation center)— has hosted an in-house R&D testing lab called VRT Sandbox. The project allows broadcast engineers and product vendors to test new IP-centric ideas and workflows.
Cinegy News comes pre-configured with everything needed to get a news channel on the air from ingest through editing to approval and playout.