JB&A To Represent Osprey From Rio Grande To Arctic Circle

Just in time for Canada 150 and the Fourth of July in the U.S., there's a new rep in the fifty nifty and the Great White North for Osprey Video. A newly forged agreement has made JB&A Distribution the official representative of Osprey's complete product offering to systems integrators and value-added resellers in the U.S. and Canada.

A Familiar Brand To Radio Brings Back A Familiar URL

Did you miss www.orban.com? It appears the professional audio processing company Orban did too, as it has just redesigned its website and relaunched the famed Orban brand with its original URL.

Cordillera Goes With GatesAir For Three Repack Shifts

Twin Cities-based Cordillera Communications is putting the wheels in motion on the broadcast spectrum move of no less than three UHF stations—a move predicated by the completion of the FCC's spectrum auction. Stations in Kentucky, Colorado and Montana are impacted, and brought in to assist with the channel shift for the trio of broadcast stations is GatesAir.

Facebook Modifications, Right From The Core

Here's some good news for users of Wazee Digital Core that want to post, revise and/or delete digital video content on Facebook directly from the platform: You are now empowered to do so, thanks to an advancement from cloud-native video management and licensing services player Wazee Digital.

Nikzad Takes The COO Role At Ooyola

The letter "O" will now be a big part of Mike Nikzad's life. That's because he's just been named COO at Ooyala, the California-based provider to media companies of video software and services.

Bexel Upgrades Its Lighting Inventory

Bexel is giving its lighting inventory a spark with the addition of 300 brand-new Litepanels Astra 6X LED panels. The new lights will be key components in Bexel's ongoing support of broadcast media customers who require turnkey lighting solutions in any location at outdoor sporting venues.

What Are The Top ‘IoT’ Consumer Trends?

A new Parks Associates white paper released today sheds new light on the leading "internet of things" trends for consumers as the first half of 2016 — and the end of the fiscal year for many — arrives on Friday. Parks Associates identified 10 key trends impacting the market for consumer technology now and into the next year. Find out what they are here, and if radio's C-Suite can benefit.

Pay-TV Satisfaction Still High, Despite Long-Term Dip

For all of the chatter regarding dissatisfaction with MVPDs, the percentage of consumers who are "very satisfied" with their pay-TV service is still much higher than those who are fed up with cable.
Chrysler

Should Fiat Chrysler Get A User Interface Waiver?

The FCC's Media Bureau has set the comment date, and reply comment date, for individuals to share their thoughts with the Commission on a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles request for a waiver of FCC rules requiring the accessibility of user interfaces on covered digital apparatus.

Custom Messaging Software Gets A Rebirth

The Custom Message Plus software offered as an option by emergency communications solutions company Monroe Electronics and its Digital Alert Systems subsidiary is no more. Not to fret: It's been reborn as part of a "major upgrade."

An Outdoor UHD Television Arrives

Need an outdoor TV offering 4K resolution for your entertainment and enjoyment this summer and throughout the year? You're in luck. Aurora, Ill.-based Peerless-AV has unveiled its latest line of all-season outdoor TVs with the UltraView UHD Outdoor TV.

A Southern Tier TV Station Elects ‘ClassX’

When it came to a final decision on a new broadcast graphics package, Northwest Broadcasting's FOX affiliate serving New York's Southern Tier turned to FOR-A Corporation of America. In doing so, this TV station is the first to sign on with FOR-A for a package delivered through an Italian partner.

Alexa Makes An Impact On Idaho Smart Homes

"Alexa, enable Impact Radio." With this one simple instruction, smart homes in Idaho's biggest market that have an Amazon Echo device can now easily listen to any of Impact Radio Group's Boise, Idaho stations.
Univision Communications, Inc.

Univision Goes Digital With Chicago, San Antonio News

Can a bilingual newscast, even digitally delivered, woo Latinos in the Alamo City? Univision sure thinks so, as it launches two local streaming-only weekday news programs at 11:30am in both San Antonio and in Chicago.

The Newest Dock-and-Play SiriusXM Receiver Arrives

The newest SiriusXM dock and play radio – the Onyx EZR – is now available for subscribers of the nation's only satellite radio programmer. Here are all the details on what the new receiver offers.

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