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Osprey is launching four new video capture cards in the first quarter of 2015. The Osprey 815e and Osprey 821e were introduced in January, Osprey 811e in February, while the Osprey 827e will be available March 15. Osprey 815e The Osprey 815e is a single-channel HD/SDI card that automatically detects…

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
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The Sunshine State Conference and ESPN have announced a rights agreement for live tournament coverage on ESPN3 for this year's 2015 men's and women's SSC Tournament championship games. The SSC Tournament runs from March 5 until March 8 at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee and features several ranked teams,…

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Quantum Corp. introduced the StorNext QXS-5600, a high-capacity, high-density disk array. Part of Quantum’s StorNext portfolio, the StorNext QXS-5600 is intended as work-in-process storage for a variety of applications, including 4K and 8K video production and postproduction, geospatial imaging, video surveillance, and seismic research and analysis. The QXS-5600 provides up…

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Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced it has signed a long-term agreement with NBC-affiliate, KOMU, owned by the University of Missouri. KOMU is the only major network affiliate in the United States that acts as a university-owned commercial television station utilizing its newsroom as…

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NVerzion announced that WKNO-TV, the PBS station in Memphis, Tenn., has deployed a flexible, scalable automation system from NVerzion. NVerzion’s Component Level Automation System Solution, or CLASS offers control over a variety of third-party equipment in addition to providing WKNO with capabilities such as a BXF traffic interface. WKNO is…

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Over-the-top service provider Kaltura and IBM are providing platform and infrastructure support to Turner Broadcasting as it launches an authenticated multiscreen service in Latin America and Brazil. The partnership is IBM's first hybrid cloud services foray into the media and entertainment industry, according to The Street. Kaltura is powering the…

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Pasternack introduced new lines of ultra-miniature UMCX, WMCX and HMCX32 coaxial cable assemblies. These low profile, flexible micro-coax jumper cables offer operation from DC to 6 GHz and were designed for wireless applications including Wi-Fi, wireless LAN, Bluetooth, ZigBee, LTE, mini-PCI, mobile antenna/GPS/radio systems, PDA/PCS/cellular handset application and other wireless…

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Vislink announced the launch of its NewStream multi-mode mobile vehicle transmission system. The NewStream features a new antenna array providing greater than 72 percent efficiency across all cellular bands, Vislink said. The upgraded NewStream is also equipped with a universal modem design for use on a variety of frequency bands…

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Dish Network Corp. said Chief Executive Joe Clayton will retire at the end of March and will be succeeded by Chairman Charlie Ergen, who will take the helm as the satellite-TV company is pushing to diversify into new lines of business. Mr. Ergen, the company’s mercurial, 61-year-old founder, stepped away…

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At NAB 2015, Facilis (booth SL8811), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, will showcase significant innovations to its TerraBlock shared storage system. Upcoming releases of TerraBlock will include scale-out features for larger workgroups, integrated…