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Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for broadcast and film production, is pleased to announce that its 970 rack-mount, multi-track audio recorder won the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Technical Achievement Award in the Production category. The Cinema Audio Society was formed in 1964 to recognize innovations in recording…

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Ohio State University may have won the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship, but AT&T scored big as well by offering its first demonstration of its LTE broadcast technology during the game at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The carrier, along with partner MobiTV, used AT&T’s 4G network to…

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The BBC is in discussions with the Football Association about how to make it easier to choose the most exciting FA Cup fixtures to broadcast live. The broadcaster received criticism for not showing Bradford's shock 2-0 victory over Sunderland in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday, electing instead to…

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NVerzion(R), a leading provider of cutting-edge tools for digital broadcasting and television station automation, today announced that WKNO-TV, the PBS station in Memphis, Tennessee, has deployed a flexible, scalable automation system from NVerzion. NVerzion's Component Level Automation System Solutions (CLASS(TM)) offers control over a variety of third-party equipment -- in…

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TDC provides pay-TV services for the Nordic region, including Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. We provide 100 linear OTT channels to some 1.5 million subscribers in Denmark alone. Like other service providers, we are well aware that the video quality of today’s smartphones and tablets has made such devices true…

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As the extreme drought continues in California, water remains one of the state's biggest concerns, but researchers at Humboldt State University are hoping to change the way we get our water. An environmental resources research team is developing a new portable prototype desalination system. It will turn sea water into…

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Crown Castle International Corp. announced today that it plans to explore the potential sale of its Australian subsidiary ("CCAL"). "In light of recent unsolicited offers we have received for our interest in CCAL, we have determined that fully exploring the options available to us will ensure the best long-term results…

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Amidst much hand-wringing about the prospects for the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, the companies got some good news Friday (Feb. 13).    A California Public Utilities Commission (CPUc) administrative law judge has recommended that the state approve the merger with over a dozen conditions, including improving customer service, backup batteries…

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Netflix has sealed a partnership with Fetch TV, making it the first Australian pay-TV operator to integrate the US streaming giant’s app on its platform. The partnership will see, Netflix become available on the Fetch TV 2nd Generation box. Netflix is officially set to launch in Australia next month.  …

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The event - to be attended by Thomas Bach, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, who will make a speech, along with Jacques Rogge, his predecessor - includes contributions by Yiannis Exarchos, chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), and Caroline Rowland and Sergey Miroshnichenko, directors of the last two Official…