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Reuters-TIMA Location Services for 25+ broadcasters

Since launching in February this year, Reuters-TIMA has provided global Location Services to over 25 clients across four continents. CNN, Nippon TV, Euronews and Seven Network are among the first broadcasters to have used the new service. Reuters-TIMA Location Services provides every aspect of newsgathering facilities and support services on the ground during breaking news stories. Reuters-TIMA Location Services was […]

RR Media delivers ‘DIG’ internationally

RR Media, a provider of global digital media services to the broadcast industry, has announced that Keshet International has made the television series DIG accessible to international broadcasters. The first season of DIG comprised 10 one-hour episodes. The show is from the executive producers of Homeland and Heroes and is co-produced by Keshet Media Group and NBC. DIG first premièred […]

Allegro DVT introduces Keepixo

Allegro DVT, a provider of H.264 and HEVC solutions, has unveiled its new affiliate Keepixo, specifically dedicated to its broadcast business. Allegro DVT is known in the field of video compression and currently has two business units: •    Broadcast business unit: development of OTT & IPTV encoding software and appliances for broadcasters and service providers •    Semiconductor business unit: development of compliance […]

NBC Nigeria selects Inview for Freesat

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NBC, the National Broadcasting Commission in Nigeria has appointed Inview Technology to provide the national digital TV system, comprising set-top box software and integrated broadcast services over the digital terrestrial and satellite networks in Nigeria, branded as Freeview and Freesat. Its services include interactive advertising, push VoD, electronic programme guide (EPG), a range of broadcasting applications such as news, public […]

Netflix adds audio descriptions

Netflix is making its content more accessible for blind and visually-impaired subscribers. The streaming service is introducing audio descriptions that describe “what is happening on screen, including physical actions, facial expressions, costumes, settings and scene changes”. Customers can choose to use it as they would a foreign language soundtrack. The new service began rolling out in the US and Canada […]

BT for 4K Cricket World Cup

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BT Media & Broadcast was chosen by Star India to provide the complete 4K UHD Production and Transmission solution to their DTH playout affiliates in India for the recent 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia. It was shown as a ‘STAR SPORTS 4K’ Feed on the DTH platforms. BT’s partner, NEP Australia, filmed and produced all seven of the […]

UK subtitles meet Ofcom targets

The UK’s domestic TV channels all “met or exceeded” their 2014 targets for providing subtitles, signing and audio description on programmes, according to a report by watchdog Ofcom. The targets, for what are known as “access services”, were set by the 2003 Communications Act. The BBC must subtitle 100 per cent of its programmes, audio describe 10 per cent and […]

Ericsson closed captioning for US

Ericsson has announced the US launch of a closed captioning service, a service which displays text on a television, video screen, or other visual display to provide additional or interpretive information. The company will establish a broadcast and media services hub based in Atlanta, Georgia to provide closed captioning and video description services to both domestic and international clients effective […]

Deluxe, BT Media & Broadcast strategic alliance

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group has revealed details of a contract with BT Media & Broadcast that will extend the reach of MediaCloud, Deluxe’s software orientated broadcast platform, utilising BT’s global network connectivity. The alliance is focused on delivering managed channel origination and distribution globally. Transforming the broadcasting chain from content acquisition through to play-out and delivery, this new alliance aims […]

Globecast opens Media Centre in LA

Globecast has announced the launch of its new Los Angeles Media Centre, offering broadcasters and content providers a converged workflow to prepare, deliver and playout content to any kind of distribution platform.  The new Media Centre compliments established Globecast facilities in London and Singapore, enabling Globecast to offer a truly one-stop-shop for Media Management, Playout, Satellite and OTT distribution globally. […]

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