Raycom Media and GatesAir have inked a deal under which the transmitter manufacturer will provide Maxiva transmitters and installation services covering 65 TV stations in 44 markets. The Raycom purchase includes GatesAir broadband transmitters, RF systems and installation services. The station group is buying Maxiva UHF liquid-cooled as well as Maxiva UHF and VHF air-cooled transmitters. The deal […]
Brazilian sports channel Turner Esporte Interativo has deployed ATEME Kyrion encoders and decoders to feed a new national video headend in São Paulo, the company said today. As a first trial, Turner is using the solution to receive a major European soccer tournament in 4K-UHD from the International Broadcast Center in France, it said. Based on […]
Ever wonder how vendors will build products for the moving target of 4K? I have, because 4K will be made available to the public in phases, and vendors supplying the production and distribution products to make 4k content a reality must balance the need to offer products that support incremental advances in 4K, including high […]
Ericsson has approved the Imagine Communications SelenioNext live/multiscreen transcoder and Selenio Media Convergence Platform (MCP) encoder for use with its Mediaroom IPTV platforms, Imagine Communications said today. The approval means the transcoder and encoder are approved for Ericsson Mediaroom ecosystems deployed around the globe. More information is available on the Imagine Communications website.
TV and radio station group Bahakel Communications has chosen the ViBE EM4000 HD/SD encoder to upgrade its digital broadcast television stations, Thomson Video Networks said Tuesday. So far, the broadcaster has upgraded WOLO Columbia, S.C.; WFXB Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Bahakel’s flagship station WCCB Charlotte, N.C. The upgrades also include Thomson Video Networks’ RD1100 interface […]
At NAB, Harmonic will showcase its ATSC 3.0-ready Electra universal multifunction, multiformat encoding platform, which features dense audio encoding capabilities. The company will also show a primary distribution solution built on the Harmonic DMS video distribution management system and a new ProView IRD (integrated receiver-decoder). Harmonic also will show its advanced multiscreen ad insertion system, […]
Thomson Video Networks will debut HEVC technology at NAB, including a new HEVC playout system powered by the ViBE VS7000 HEVC encoder and the Sapphire MPEG stream server, which enables broadcasters to run Ultra HD content on their networks. Thomson’s MediaFlex video operating system drives the ViBE VS7000, a breakthrough “anything in, anything out” encoding/transcoding […]