Broadcasting & Cable
AIMS and AES Unveil Full Schedule of Presentations for Audio/Video-over-IP Technology Pavilion at AES New York
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 21:16:18 GMT
Visit AIMS at AES New York 2019 Booth 869 BOTHELL, Wash. — Oct. 11, 2019 — The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) and the Audio Engineering Society (AES) today announced the complete lineup of presentations for the Audio/Video-over-IP Technology Pavilion Theater at the upcoming AES New York ...
Science Writer and Comedian Kasha Patel to Host SMPTE 2019 Awards Gala
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:34:49 GMT
LOS ANGELES and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Oct. 11, 2019 — SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced that science writer and science comedian Kasha Patel will host the 2019 SMPTE Awards Gala. Scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24, the gala and afterparty will serve ...
Shepard Smith Steps Down at Fox News
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:04:12 GMT
Shepard Smith is stepping down from his role as chief news anchor and managing editor of breaking news at Fox News Channel. Smith’s final show was Oct. 11. Rotating anchors will fill his 3 p.m. slot until a new program is announced. Smith was an original hire at the network in 1996. “Shep is one ...
Eutelsat Could Reconsider C-Band Alliance Exit
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:03:27 GMT
Eutelsat, which exited the C-Band Alliance last month saying it wanted to make its own case for freeing up some of that spectrum for 5G, has told the FCC that it would consider re-joining the alliance under certain circumstances. That is according to a meeting between Rudolphe Belmer, Eutelsat CEO, ...
TAG Video Systems Executives Tapped to Share Expertise at Two NY Events
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 19:13:20 GMT
TAG Video Systems Executives Tapped to Share Expertise at Two NY Events CCO Kevin Joyce to speak at Video Services Forum October meeting CEO Abe Zerbib to serve as panelist at SVG’s TranSPORT event New York – October 10, 2019 – Two TAG Video Systems’ Executives will be sharing their expertise with ...
CNN Airs Democratic Debate Oct. 15
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:59:47 GMT
The next Democratic presidential debate happens Oct. 15 in Westerville, Ohio. CNN will carry the shindig and a dozen candidates will make their case for the presidency. Moderators are CNN anchors Erin Burnett and Anderson Cooper, and New York Times national editor Marc Lacey. The debate happens at ...
Creative Technology increases its PHABRIX Qx Test and Measurement inventory for Live Events
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:55:15 GMT
PHABRIX, a worldwide leader in test and measurement solutions, is pleased to confirm that Creative Technology, an NEP Live Events company, has purchased a fourth Qx rasterizer for the company’s new portable production unit (PPU). Creative Technology (CT) covers a wide variety of live events across ...
SportsEngine Promotes Sales, Marketing Execs
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:44:50 GMT
SportsEngine, the NBC Sports Group company, said it has promoted two executives who become part of its Minneapolis-based leadership team. Brett MacKinnon was named senior VP of sales and Jody Vogelaar was named senior VP of marketing and content. MacKinnon joined SportsEngine in 2013 and will ...
Leader Electronics' ZEN Series Supports Sony's 'SR Live Metadata' Decode and Display as a Standard Function
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:42:04 GMT
YOKOHAMA, Japan — Oct. 11, 2019 — Leader Electronics Corporation, a global producer of high-performance test and measurement solutions, has enhanced its ZEN series waveform monitors and rasterizers with the ability to decode and display the SR Live Metadata packet proposed by Sony Imaging Products ...
Videon Products at 2019 NAB Show New York
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:32:32 GMT
At the 2019 NAB Show New York, Videon will showcase its award-winning EdgeCaster edge compute encoder. The EdgeCaster is the industry's first HTTP CMAF streaming encoder to include multiple-bit-rate outputs in support of ultra-low-latency streaming solutions for broadcast, pro AV, and a multitude ...
FTC Chair Naming New Competition Bureau Chief
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:22:57 GMT
Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons has said he intends to name Ian Conner as the new head of the commission's Competition Bureau. Conner is currently the deputy director of the bureau, a post he has held since September 2017, appointed by then chairman Maureen Ohlhausen as acting ...
Primetime Ratings: Football Falls on Fox
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:09:20 GMT
Fox won Thursday prime Nielsens by a mile, with football setting the winning pace despite dropping from last week. Thursday Night Football led Fox to a 3.4 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 16 share. In a distant second was ABC at 0.9/4. Giants-Patriots took up Fox’s prime. Last ...
Wildlife Cinematographer Steve Lumpkin Adopts Sonnet Solo10G to Accelerate Postproduction
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:04:38 GMT
IRVINE, Calif. — Oct. 10, 2019 — Renowned wildlife cinematographer Steve Lumpkin has chosen Sonnet's Solo10G™ Thunderbolt™ 3 Edition 10GbE adapter to accelerate and streamline postproduction workflows for his Endless Treasures of Botswana project. The Solo10G played an integral role in Lumpkin's ...
NEW RTÉ AND ACORN MEDIA ENTERPRISES COMEDY DRAMA “THE SOUTH WESTERLIES” ROLLS INTO PRODUCTION
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:47:37 GMT
The new co-production stars: Orla Brady (American Horror Story, Mistresses,) Eileen Walsh (Catastrophe, Women on the Verge, Can’t Cope Won’t Cope), Ger Ryan (Little Dog, Rialto, Raw), Lily Nichol (MJ, Handymen), Steve Wall (Vikings, An Klondike, Rebellion), Kevin J. Ryan (Copper, Guilt), Patrick ...
Digital Nirvana Introduces Trance
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:17:19 GMT
Visit Digital Nirvana at the 2019 NAB Show New York, Booth N369 FREMONT, Calif. — Oct. 10, 2019 — Digital Nirvana, a provider of next-generation media-monitoring and metadata generation services, today introduced Trance — an enterprise-level, cloud-based closed captioning and metadata enhancement ...
Fox to Air Town Hall on Threats to Police
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:58:33 GMT
Fox News Channel will be presenting a prime time Town Hall America special at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. Harris Faulkner: Police Emergency will air live from Fox News headquarters in New York and in front of a studio audience filled with those "connected to the police community." Faulkner ...
NCTA to FCC: Broadband Data Collection Effort Should Be Confined to Deployment
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:44:57 GMT
Cable operators are telling the FCC to use its new broadband deployment data regime for just that, collecting deployment data, rather than use it as a vehicle for collecting data on latency or price, as some have argued it should do. Related: ACA Connects Says Broadband Crowdsourcing Data Must Be ...
The Canadian Space Agency Selects VuWall for Control Room Operations
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:42:42 GMT
MONTREAL — Oct. 10, 2019 — VuWall, leader in video wall control and AV network management, today announced that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) successfully deployed VuWall's VuScape processor to monitor the launch of the satellites and their trajectory for the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM). ...
FCC Seeks Comment on ATSC 3.0-Driven Broadcaster Request
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:40:43 GMT
The FCC's Media Bureau is seeking comment on a request by broadcasters that they be allowed more flexibility to use distributed transmission systems (DTS) to extend the reach of TV station signals "while preserving the current interference requirements." That request comes as broadcasters are ...
BCCA to Host Exclusive Two-day Workshop at C-SPAN Offices in DC October 23-24
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:10:57 GMT
BCCA, the media industry’s credit association, a subsidiary of the Media Financial Management Association (MFM), is hosting an exclusive two-day workshop focusing on high-level issues for the media industry’s credit and collection professionals at the C-SPAN Offices, 400 N. Capitol St., NW, Suite ...

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