NEWS

For our visitors who seek the latest industry news and updates to keep abreast with the goings-on of the business on a global scale, Plant Automation Technology portal grants a dynamic and diverse feed of news items.

news

Madison's progressive talk station WXXM-FM (92.1) has become the first broadcast radio station to carry a marijuana talk program available before only on the Internet. Launched in June 2014 by DigiPath Inc. of Los Angeles, TNMNews (The National Marijuana News) provides national cannabis news with the goal of educating and…

news

According to reports in both Israeli and international media this week, the Islamic State has a 24-hour television channel in the works. The station, which if launched will take ISIS’ well-polished propaganda machine to an entirely new level, will feature round-the-clock news and commentary that supports its jihadist ideology. The…

news

Free TV channel TVB Pearl has announced a new deal to broadcast The Oscars live for four consecutive years, starting this year. The Academy Awards 2015 will be held in Los Angeles on 23 February Hong Kong time. SK Cheong, executive director and GM at TVB, said, “This year, we…

news

The country's first-ever, over-the-air broadcast television network devoted to comedy around-the-clock will launch this spring when Katz Broadcasting debuts LAFF on April 15, 2015, it was announced today. LAFF will feature a mix of contemporary off-network sitcoms and popular theatrical motion pictures, with a target audience of adults 18-49.  The…

news

Panasonic and NetMotion Wireless have partnered to improve productivity for enterprise mobile workers by offering better connectivity and security for Toughbook and Toughpad users through NetMotion’s Mobility and Locality software. NetMotion’s software will be available as an option on all Panasonic’s Toughbook and Toughpad tablet devices across Europe under the…

news

The government has approved 18 new FM radio channels for North Eastern states and 15 for Jammu and Kashmir. Announcing this, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh said the initiative was a New Year gift for the eight North Eastern states and Jammu and Kashmir.…

news

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new $500 million matching grant program to incentivize broadband providers to get high-speed broadband to everyone in New York by 2019. That will swell to a billion since broadband providers will have to engage in a one-to-one match. High speed will be defined…

news

Turner Broadcasting UK's new general entertainment channel (GEC), truTV has launched on TVPlayer, the UK's over-the-top TV platform. TVPlayer live streams over 50 free-to-air channels across a wide range of devices including PCs, mobiles, tablets and smart TVs. With over one million users TVPlayer offers broadcasters direct access to younger…

news

John Hendricks, founder of the Discovery Channel and former chairman of Discovery Communications, “retired” last May. The cable programming vet didn’t stay on the sidelines for long.    Hendricks, now the head of a venture called Curiosity Project LLC, on Wednesday introduced CuriosityStream, a multiscreen subscription video-on-demand service that will…

Friday, Jan 16, 2015
news

Synacor, a company that specializes in Web startup pages and TV Everywhere technologies, will be looking to expand its multiscreen video horizons after inking a deal to acquire the people and assets of NimbleTV.    Financial terms were not disclosed, but Synacor spokeswoman Meredith Roth said the cost is not…