The IABM has seen a significant increase in new membership this year with 22 companies joining in the last six months. Already representing more than 80 per cent of the value of the global broadcast technology market, the new membership shows a shift in focus, from traditional broadcast technology to the connected world and media

ProMAX Systems, manufacturer of video storage servers and editing workstations, has acquired Cache-A, supplier of network-attached video archive appliances. ProMAX will continue to sell the Cache-A appliance product line including Prime-Cache, Pro-Cache, Power Cache as well as the associated libraries and expansion chassis. Jess Hartmann, ProMAX CEO said that ProMAX’s plans include integrating Cache-A’s archival

ITV goes Nativ

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 by

After a careful evaluation, ITV Studios selected Nativ’s Mio for its production transformation project. Adrian Pennington reports on the results. ITV Studios is the largest and most successful commercial production company in the UK, creating over 3500 hours of original programming each year. Its world class portfolio includes Come Dine with Me, Dancing on Ice

Signiant CTO Ian Hamilton will be hosting a webcast which will take a closer look at current bandwidth latency challenges, and demonstrate how the company’s newest SaaS solution, SkyDrop, can help move large files into the cloud.  The webinar takes place on Thursday 24 July at 1:00pm ET/10:00am PT. Many organisations today are utilising or

Broadcast and media IT integrator ERA has launched Lava, a new division focused on providing bespoke solutions, technology and support to the international film production and creative industries. Based in Soho, London, and with offices in MediaCityUK Salford and Canada, Lava offers solutions, pipeline and workflow consultancy and custom-designed systems for VFX, TV and gaming.

Community Channel, the UK TV station dedicated to communities, charities and local stories, is the latest channel to launch on TVPlayer. The channel, owned and run by national charity Media Trust aims to showcase the work of charities, new independent directors and community filmmakers. Lewis Arthur, platform manager for TVPlayer, commented, “We are committed to

NanoTech Entertainment will deliver the first concert film shot and produced in 4K Ultra High Definition to consumers’ homes. NanoTech’s UltraFlix 4K UHD OTT streaming video service will be used to deliver the Muse concert, which was originally shown in 4K theatres around the world last year. MUSE will help lead the charge of UltraFlix,

ATG Danmon has been awarded the Partner Excellence Award from AmberFin in recognition of an outstanding year for sales and promotion of AmberFin’s iCR ingest, transcode, standards conversion, integrated quality control and review solutions. “By suppling file-based workflow solutions built on products such as AmberFin’s iCR, together with our range of AQC partner solutions and

ACCESS has announced the integration of NetFrontTM Browser NX in the Toshiba TV platform, and the embedding of the browser for the world’s first commercially available Hybridcast TV in Japan. ACCESS is a global provider of software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets. ACCESS has expanded NetFront Browser NX to offer support

LiveU has revealed details of its World Cup technology deployments. During the tournament, over 200 broadcasters turned to the company, and Brazilian partner UCAN, with more than 200 units used per week at peak. The total number of hours transmitted topped 2,650, with 10,156 total sessions equating to over 40Tb of data. Ninety-eight per cent