ATEME has signed a distribution agreement with IT Hospitality. The agreement will provide the region’s hotel and hospital sectors with the latest integrated guest infotainment systems and services powered by ATEME’s Flamingo headend technology. Flamingo is ATEME’s software-based IPTV head-end platform that securely delivers live and time-shifted TV and radio content captured from digital, satellite,…

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StreamGuys has unveiled a major upgrade to its HTML5-based SGplayer multimedia player. Complementing SGplayer’s existing embeddable configuration, version 3.2 offers a new full-page layout mode that provides additional ways for radio broadcasters and content producers to connect with their audiences and monetize their live streams and podcasts. Hosted and managed by StreamGuys, SGplayer offers content…

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Broadcaster Geoff Lloyd isreturning to breakfast radio, hosting JACK’s Wake Up Call for one week only on behalf of the show’s usual presenters, Jim Rosenthal and Trevor Marshall. Lloyd will take the helm of the breakfast show – which can be heard across all six stations in the JACK Media network, including Union JACK Radio…

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FOR-A has announced Music Matters Productions, an Atlanta-based live event production company, has adopted a 12G-SDI 4K workflow anchored by its new HVS-1200 video switcher, MFR-1000 routing switcher, and FA-9600 multi-purpose signal processors. The new FOR-A gear is scheduled to be used on several national tours, corporate events, festivals, and other projects. For today’s live…

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Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has opened the call for applications for the 2022 Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP) program. Since its inception in 2015, the growing YEP program has supported the careers of talented creative, technical, project management and administrative professionals between the ages of 21 and 32 through mentorship, community building and educational offerings. The…

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Blackbird has launched its core technology licensing solution, ‘Powered by Blackbird’, to enable advanced cloud native functionality and drive major efficiencies for video companies. The news comes after the company announced a 5-year technology licensing deal with a global broadcast company last month. Blackbird plc provides unique, multi-patented cloud native video technology. Conceived around the…

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Brainstorm has announced the latest version of its Brainstorm Virtual Week to take place over three days from 26 – 28 October. With travel restrictions and social distancing still affecting many countries, Brainstorm’s Virtual Week will highlight the company’s continued commitment to customers, users and the market in general to offer its virtual communications solutions…

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MBC GROUP recently upgraded its audio infrastructure with AES67/RAVENNA-compliant Lawo IP equipment for its two control rooms and studios located in Dubai Studio City. Beside raising the level of audio quality and processing power, one important consideration for the decision to base the new installation on IP-native Lawo solutions was flexibility: either control room needed…

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Accedo has partnered with the Augmented Reality (AR) glasses brand Nreal, to deliver Extended Reality (XR) viewing for video consumers. This partnership enables OTT providers to bring binge-worthy content to Nreal’s lightweight AR glasses. Accedo XR, is a cross-platform solution that allows video providers to quickly launch Extended Reality (XR) experiences, using templated designs. Using…

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When P&O Cruises’ new vessel Iona set sail from Southampton, England on its maiden voyage in August 2021, it became the latest ship to feature the bespoke ‘Cruise Radio’ service powered by the DAD radio automation platform from ENCO. Operated and managed by specialist audio and technology service provider The Useful Media Company, Cruise Radio…

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