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Haivision announces interoperability with Sony Creators’ Cloud for Enterprise

Haivision Systems, a provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions, has announced that Haivision and Sony Corporation (Sony) have successfully tested Haivision’s video encoders, decoders, and mobile video transmitters with Sony’s cloud production platform, Creators’ Cloud for Enterprise.   With support for the SRT video streaming protocol, originally developed and open sourced […]

April 15, 2024

Interra Systems announces support for Sony 360 Reality Audio

Interra Systems, a provider of end-to-end quality assurance solutions to the digital media industry, has announced it will be the first company to integrate 360 Reality Audio, an immersive music experience utilising Sony’s object-based 360 spatial sound technology, into a file-based quality control (QC) solution. 360 Reality Audio will be added into Interra Systems’ BATON […]

April 12, 2024

WWE launches production facility in Connecticut

WWE, part of TKO Group, has launched The Studios at WWE, a 30,040-square-foot, production facility equipped with five studios, highlighted by a virtual production stage built in collaboration with AbelCine and Meptik and featuring the latest generation technology from Sony Electronics and Disguise. Located within the recently constructed WWE headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, The Studios […]

April 11, 2024

Report: Streaming companies leaving money on the table

Evergent, the customer management and monetisation player for streaming and digital subscription businesses, reveals the top five ways that media organisations and direct-to-consumer streaming services are missing out on revenue. The insights are based on Evergent’s experience onboarding 800 million subscribers in 180 countries and point the way to fix changes that can make a […]

April 9, 2024

NRK picks Nevion VideoIPath

As part of its modernisation initiative, Norwegian public broadcaster NRK has chosen VideoIPath, the media orchestration platform from Sony Group Company Nevion, to control its evolving broadcast operations, as well as professional services to deliver the project. The broadcast control system (BCS) was picked after a thorough competitive evaluation process, based on the modern design […]

April 9, 2024

Sony launching FAST channel portfolio in Europe

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), has announced the launch of its portfolio of free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels on LG Channels, Samsung TV Plus and TiVo+. With 54 channels across Europe, Sony One will be one of the largest portfolios of FAST channels to be deployed when it debuts in April. “Sony Pictures recognises the […]

March 27, 2024

Nevion announces 100G add-on to its Virtuoso Media Node

Nevion, a Sony Group Company and provider of virtualised media production solutions, has announced the Virtuoso UplinX, a 100G uplink add-on to its highly successful Nevion Virtuoso software-defined media node. The latest addition to Virtuoso family, Virtuoso UplinX is designed to aggregate IP streams from up to eight Virtuoso appliances, providing a highly scalable and […]

March 20, 2024

Zee shifts focus to cutting costs

Zee Entertainment Enterprises, now that its merger with Sony’s India channels is dead, is focussing on cutting costs and, in the words of MD Punit Goenka, is “chopping off anything that doesn’t yield a return on investment”. Those cost-cutting measures will include expensive sports rights some of which will be “economised”, he stated – as […]

March 6, 2024By Chris Forrester

Amazin Freevee to premiere Season 3 of Alex Rider in April

Amazon Freevee has announced that the third season of hit spy-thriller, Alex Rider, will exclusively premiere on April 5th. All eight episodes will be released on premiere day in the UK, US, and Germany. Season 3 will bring this chapter of Alex’s journey of self-discovery to a shocking conclusion. Executive Producer and franchise author Anthony […]

February 29, 2024

PlayStation sheds 900 jobs

Sony is laying off 8 per cent of PlayStation staff globally, equating to approximately 900 people. The cuts include closing PlayStation’s London Studio entirely. Jim Ryan, CEO, called the move “sad news” and said it was “a difficult day at our company” adding: “We have concluded that tough decisions have become inevitable […] The leadership […]

February 27, 2024