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Bayer 04 Leverkusen Signs with Newsbridge in Multi-Year Media Hub Deal Posted: 22/09/2022
Bayer 04 Leverkusen Signs with Newsbridge in Multi-Year Media Hub Deal

The iconic German club is using the company’s cloud media hub with signature Multimodal AI Indexing technology to access, store, manage and share its media assets, including a 20-year archive (approximately 3,000 hours of video recordings). Leverkusen will also use Newsbridge to ingest and auto-index future game, interview footage and live photos for its top tier men’s and women’s teams, along with its U19 and U17 youth teams. Retaining its existing on-prem storage for original files, Leverkusen is using Newsbridge’s full suite of Multimodal AI Indexing capabilities to make its collection of on and off-field moments fully searchable via facial recognition, object & logo detection, speech-to-text and OCR (optical character recognition).The club will also use the Newsbridge mobile app to enable players and partner agencies to directly access and share match and training photos to social media.

Tags: Football | Bayer Leverkusen | Newsbridge | Media Hub | Cloud Solutions | Archive | Live streams | Photos | Videos | Recordings | Players | Sponsors | Media Archives | AI | OCR | Facial recognition
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Bitcentral marks streaming growth with appointment of Grenville Gooder as SVP of Sales Posted: 21/09/2022
Bitcentral marks streaming growth with appointment of Grenville Gooder as SVP of Sales

Bitcentral Inc., the provider of award-winning efficient media workflows for broadcast and digital video, today announces that it has appointed Grenville Gooder as Senior Vice President, Sales. Mr. Gooder brings considerable experience to the role, boasting over 25 years at the forefront of media transformation with the likes of Verbit.ai, Vilynx, Kaltura, and Brightcove. He will lead a team of sales professionals focused on the broadcast and streaming verticals. The appointment comes during a period of unprecedented growth for Bitcentral’s Streaming Media Group (SMG), with a 157% increase in customers so far in 2022.

Tags: Bitcentral | Growth | Streaming Media Group
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SMPTE Announces 2022 Honorees Posted: 20/09/2022
SMPTE Announces 2022 Honorees

SMPTE®, the home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, will honor industry luminaries and next-generation leaders at the SMPTE Awards Gala, which takes place during the SMPTE Media Technology Summit (The Summit), the Society’s first in-person conference since 2019. The Summit will wrap up with a gala and afterparty on Thursday, Oct. 27, back at its former venue — the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, California. SMPTE Fellow elevations will be conferred at the SMPTE 2022 Fellows Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Tags: SMPTE | SMPTE Media Technology summit | SMPTE Awards Gala | SMPTE Summit
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PlayBox Neo Redefines Broadcast Playout with PlayBox Neo Suite Posted: 16/09/2022
PlayBox Neo Redefines Broadcast Playout with PlayBox Neo Suite

PlayBox Neo confirmed its ongoing leadership in media channel branding and playout at IBC 2022 exhibition with new introductions centered on the unified PlayBox Neo Suite. "Operational efficiency and flexibility are more important than ever for broadcasters and playout service providers as they compete for audience attention across terrestrial, cable, satellite and IP networks," says Pavlin Rahnev, CEO of PlayBox Neo. "Designed to interface with PlayBox Neo Suite, Capture Suite gives ingest staff the resources they need to handle multiple incoming content feeds rapidly and without stress. Also forming part of PlayBox Neo Suite, Media Gateway, which we announced and demonstrated at the show, elevates playout routing and distribution to a new level of versatility and affordability. It allows the entire process of playout routing and decoding to be handled in software, eliminating the capital outlay, maintenance charges and power costs needed to operate hardware routers, codecs and related devices."

Tags: PlayBox Neo | Cloud2TV | Channel-in-a-Box | CIAB | Capture Suite | broadcast asset management | integrated media asset management | broadcast systems infrastructure | IT-based broadcast systems | disaster recovery centres | MPM | Multi Playout Manager | Media Gateway | IBC 2022
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Harmonic Unveils Single Illumination System for Satellite Distribution Posted: 14/09/2022
Harmonic Unveils Single Illumination System for Satellite Distribution

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced it will introduce a new Single Illumination System (SIS) offering to ensure greater interoperability and cost savings for broadcast operators with digital terrestrial television (DTT) and direct-to-home (DTH) services. Based on the DVB-SIS standard, Harmonic's new offering reduces multiplex distribution costs by about 50% compared with the double satellite illumination method and enables broadcast operators to deliver regional channels with greater efficiency.


Tags: DVS-SIS | IBC2022 | XOS Edge Advanced Media Processor | DTT | DTH | Satellite distribution
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Veteran Colorist Claudio Sepulveda Joins Picture Shop Vancouver Posted: 14/09/2022
Veteran Colorist Claudio Sepulveda Joins Picture Shop Vancouver

Streamland Media’s picture division, Picture Shop, announced that Claudio Sepulveda is joining its Vancouver roster of artists. Sepulveda joins the post production house as a senior colorist, bringing 30 years of finishing experience on features and episodics.

Tags: Streamland Media | Picture Shop | colorists | people on the move
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Three Universities of Applied Sciences Partner to Launch First SMPTE Student Chapter in Germany Posted: 13/09/2022
Three Universities of Applied Sciences Partner to Launch Germany and rsquo;s First SMPTE Student Chapter

SMPTE®, the home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, today announced that three universities of applied sciences — the Hochschule der Medien (HdM), Hochschule RheinMain (HSRM), and Hochschule Hamm-Lippstadt (HSHL) — have earned approval to launch Germany’s first SMPTE Student Chapter. The new SMPTE Student Chapter will be the first jointly hosted chapter, leveraging the resources of all three institutions to engage and support students through educational and networking opportunities that support a future in media technology and digital entertainment fields.

Tags: Student Chapter | SMPTE Germany | Careers in Media | Applied Sciences | Media Production
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Digital Nirvana Introduces Metadata Automation Tool for News Broadcasters Posted: 13/09/2022
Digital Nirvana Introduces Metadata Automation Tool for News Broadcasters

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media monitoring and metadata generation services, today announced the availability of MetadataIQ for News, a new variation of its MetadataIQ SaaS-based automatic metadata generation tool. MetadataIQ for News uses news-specific speech-to-text technology and machine learning capabilities to describe quickly the assets that appear in a news broadcaster's feed. As a result, editors and producers can find what they need and create news shows more efficiently.




Tags: Media Monitoring | Speech-to-Text | ML | Machine Learning | News Broadcasts
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DataCore Partners With Symply on Groundbreaking Media Archive Appliance Posted: 13/09/2022
DataCore Partners With Symply on Groundbreaking Media Archive Appliance

DataCore Software announced today that it has joined forces with Symply, an innovative developer of high-speed digital storage solutions, to release a new appliance-based product that streamlines media archiving. The groundbreaking new SymplyPerifery is powered by DataCore's next-generation object storage platform, Perifery, designed for appliances and edge devices. Integrated with powerful workflow and asset management tools, SymplyPerifery provides organizations in the media and entertainment industry with a highly scalable, flexible, and secure archive appliance that integrates seamlessly with workflows in production, postproduction, studios, sports, and in-house creative.

Tags: DataCore | Symply | Media Archive Appliance | SymplyPerifery | axle ai | StorageDNA | Tiger Technology
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Newsbridge Closes 7 Million Euro Series A Funding Round to Develop U.S. Presence, Recruit Top AI and Media Engineering Talent Posted: 11/09/2022
Newsbridge Closes 7 Million Euro Series A Funding Round to Develop U.S. Presence, Recruit Top AI and Media Engineering Talent

Developing its presence in North America with its first office in New York, and continuing to improve content searchability and preservation with Multimodal AI Indexing R&D. Unlike traditional AI which relies on a single source for indexing, Newsbridge’s disruptive Multimodal AI merges detection results from face, text, objects, pattern and transcription to produce highly accurate metadata and search results. Supernova Invest leads the round, with continued support from VC Elaia Partners and angel investor Dominique Edelin.


Tags: Newsbridge | Supernova Invest | Elaia | Funding | Series A | Fundraising | Expansion | North America | Media Hub | Archive | Live | Livestream | Metadata | AI | Indexing | Multimodal AI | Broadcast | Post Production | Sports | Content
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GB Labs certified for high-performance Ross Video integration Posted: 09/09/2022
GB Labs certified for high-performance Ross Video integration

GBLabs, innovators of powerful and intelligent storage solutions for the media and entertainment industries, has demonstrated comprehensively its technical credentials, and is now recognised as a Ross Video technology partner. The recognition came as part of a project to build a studio for Canvass Credit Union in Denver, Colorado. 

Tags: GB Labs | Intelligent Storage Solutions | Storage | Media Storage | Broadcast | Ross | Ross Video | IBC 2022 | IBC 2022
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CGI enables unified communications for newsrooms via the integration of CGI OpenMedia with Microsoft Teams Posted: 09/09/2022
CGI enables unified communications for newsrooms via the integration of CGI OpenMedia with Microsoft Teams

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) has integrated its OpenMedia end-to-end newsroom solution suite with Microsoft Teams to deliver a modern unified communications platform for today’s journalists and producers. With this enhanced platform, newsrooms can address workflow challenges resulting from an increase in broadcasting channels, as well as remote newsgathering and production.

Tags: CGI | newsroom | media solution | OpenMedia | Microsoft Teams
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CGI helps solve critical newsroom challenges at IBC2022 Posted: 09/09/2022
CGI helps solve critical newsroom challenges at IBC2022

At IBC2022, CGI will showcase the latest updates to its impressive array of media solutions on Stand 8.A65. Designed to help solve the critical challenges of modern broadcasters and radio stations, including cybersecurity and increasing remote working, these solutions are ideally placed to help broadcast newsrooms navigate an era of dynamic change as TV meets radio and merges with online and social. 




Tags: CGI | IBC 2022 | newsroom solution | media solution | IBC 2022
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Imagine Communications Migrates Virgin Media Television Irelands Landmark Ad Sales to the Cloud Posted: 08/09/2022
Imagine Communications Migrates Virgin Media Television Irelands  Landmark Ad Sales to the Cloud

Virgin Media Television Ireland, a long-standing user of ad sales and management products from Imagine Communications, has transitioned its Landmark™ Sales operations to a fully managed service running in the cloud. The move has allowed Virgin Media Television to remove the costs related to hardware refresh cycles and improve revenue protection capabilities, while enabling the company to refocus its resources on its core business without worrying about the underlying infrastructure.

Tags: Imagine Communications | Virgin Media Television Ireland | Virgin Media Television | Landmark | ad sales | cloud | managed services | operating efficiency | security | business continuity | revenue protection | Eoghan McGonagle | MKM Marketing Communications | IBC 2022
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Evertz Shows Flexible Option For Remote And Live Productions at IBC 2022 Posted: 08/09/2022
Evertz Shows Flexible Option For Remote And Live Productions at IBC 2022

A comprehensive suite of innovative tools that are designed to simplify remote productions and content transport will be on show from Evertz at IBC 2022.

Creating content and stories from live events has typically been limited by the network connectivity and reach. Evertz is showing products on stand 1.F76 in Hall 1 that are designed to help broadcasters create and deliver meaningful content from anywhere and across any network.

Tags: Evertz | Remote and LIve Production | SCORPION Media Processing Platform | MIO-BLADE-Z21 | IBC 2022
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