Fox Broadcasting is upgrading software it uses to streamline workflow efficiency network-wide with the deployment of the latest version of Thought Development Corp.’s On-Air Pro workflow management system, the company said today. On-Air Pro, along with a suite of plug-ins, will be integrated with several existing systems, including scheduling, traffic and delivery, Thought Development said. […]
Every day, media services company Entertainment Communications Network, ECN, distributes instructions — lots of instructions — to television stations around the country on behalf of its clients, including ad agencies, program syndicators and networks. “We send probably 8,000 to 10,000 instructions every single day to broadcast media outlets,” says company CEO-President Angela Tietze. Each of those […]
Television broadcasters are likely to be joined in the skies by their radio brethren looking to use drones for newsgathering, including traffic reporting. Radio Ink magazine has published “Could Drones Be Used For Radio Reporting?,” which is an interesting story on where things stand.
Traffic and billing software maker Myers has a new product that aims to make spot adjustments on the fly significantly easier. This week, the company, whose customers include a majority of PBS stations and several low power television stations, introduced Live Log, a solution that lets traffic personnel make changes after logs go into automation. […]
The newest Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) will allow traffic and billing operators at TV stations to say goodbye to the days of manual data entry when it comes to the scheduling of spots. Next month, The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers is going to unveil Broadcast Exchange Format 3.0, the latest traffic and […]
Israeli news channel i24 News is the first to launch SintecMedia’s new cloud-based traffic and billing software called CloudOnAir, and the broadcast management software provider plans to market the new solution in the U.S. starting in early 2014. “We are excited to offer this new solution that changes the way small broadcast channels run their […]
Live traffic aggregator TrafficLand unveiled Broadcast 4.0 Tuesday, a new service for TV station news operations to customize content for on-air traffic and weather reporting on the fly. The software includes access to an Enterprise License for Google Maps and flow-data, plus real-time video from thousands of state and local department of transportation traffic cameras […]