Broadcast Pix today announced it has added support for JVC’s KY-PZ100 PTZ network video production cameras so they can be controlled via IP or serial connection from the company’s integrated production switchers. The switchers support control for pan, tilt, zoom, focus, iris, gain and preset recall for up to 12 cameras, Broadcast Pix said. More […]
PMI-TV in Pittsburgh has replaced its video server system with new NVerzion CloudNine broadcast video servers, the company announced today. The syndicated TV distribution company decided to replace its video servers when the maker of its existing severs discontinued support, NVerzion said. One requirement of the new installation was to work with its existing automation […]
Automation manufacturer RTI today said it was extending its product warranty to three years. The extension does not include coverage of batteries. The new warranty program covers the entire portfolio of control and AV solutions from RTI and Pro Control. More information is available on the RTI website.
NVerzion this week announced the appointment of Larry Enroth as is West Coast sales representative. Enroth has about 30 years of sales experience, most recently with his Enroth rep firm, the company said. He will focus his efforts on helping NVerzion customers to identify the correct automation and video server to meet their requirements. More […]
Justin Bresnahan has been appointed director of training at control and automation manufacturer RTI. He will be responsible for curriculum development and management of the company’s Advanced Control University. Prior to joining RTI, Bresnahan held national training management roles with Samsung Electronics America and TiVo. More information is available on the company’s website.
News 12, which provides 24-hour news to cable TV viewer in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, has upgraded its newsroom automation with Grass Valley Ignite, the company announced today. The news operation, which has operated for more than 30 years, has used automation technology from Grass Valley since its beginning, according to a Grass […]
SCISYS Group has acquired 100% interest in Annova Systems, a provider of newsroom software with a strong presence in Europe. The SCISYS Media & Broadcast division provides radio automation and media asset management solutions through its Dira! product suite. The reason SCISYS gave for the aquisition was to combine the company’s “capabilities, expertise and experience” to […]
Austin, Texas-based home shopping cable TV network Liquidation Channel has automated its closed captioning with an ENCO enCaption3R3 system. The enCaption3R3 is integrated into the 24/7 home shopping network’s workflow and is accelerating its closed captioning process, ENCO said. The new system automatically converts in near-real-time the speech of Liquidation Channel hosts, despite the unique […]
Cinegy today announced a summer playout trade-in that can mean up to $5,000 in savings off its Cinegy Air PRO Playout, CG and automation for SD, HD, 4K and IP. The Cinegy Air PRO bundle supports multiple channels in a single box, the company said. The Cinegy Air PRO includes Dolby Digital encoding, Nielsen watermarking […]
WTIU, the Indianapolis PBS station owned and operated by Indiana University, has installed a complete NVerzion automation and storage management solution to streamline operations. The station is relying on NVerzion’s Component Level Automation System Solutions (CLASS) platform to control its entire file-based workflow, from recording to scheduling, playback and non-real-time (NRT) delivery.. “WTIU airs programming […]