Vertical Bridge Issues $534M Of Secured Tower Revenue Notes

Vertical Bridge REIT, the privately held owner and operator of communications infrastructure and locations across the U.S., confirmed Monday that it has successfully issued the notes in a private asset-backed securitization (ABS) transaction.

ReelWorld, Futuri Team For ‘The Future of Interactive Programming’

Futuri, the provider of cloud-based audience engagement software, and ReelWorld, a jingle, imaging, and sonic branding company, have forged a strategic partnership that includes the launch of a new interactive programming platform designed to help programming teams create "truly standout, engaging on-air moments with minimal drain on resources."

Virtual ‘Transmission Talk’ Begins From Nautel

Nova Scotia-based Nautel has announced a series of round table discussions under the “Transmission Talk Tuesday” title set to run weekly throughout the month of June. Hosted by Jeff Welton, the weekly events will bring in featured guests to discuss a range of topics related to radio transmission.

An Online Tool To Evaluate Video Creative, From Ipsos

A new online product designed to evaluate video creative in both the U.S. and the United Kingdom has been launched by Ipsos. It's branded "Creative|Spark," and was created for advertisers to quickly evaluate and optimise video creative in as little as 24 hours.

Second Street to Open Their 7th Annual Summit to All

Second Street, an audience engagement software platform used by over 4,000+ media companies, is moving their seventh annual Summit from a two-day conference to a free, month-long virtual series, starting Tuesday, June 2.

Teleconferencing Integration for Today’s Work-From-Home World

Broadcast Pix has entered into a partnership with CASTUS to add live Zoom and other teleconferencing meeting support to their live broadcasting and streaming solutions. Broadcast Pix says the integration is ideal for meetings, conferences, lectures, online training and remote learning applications, or anyone wishing to easily incorporate video conference sessions within live productions.

ETRI Senior Scientist Gets ATSC’s Highest Honor

The 2020 Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award has been presented to Dr. Jae-Young Lee of the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute.  ATSC also presented the Mark Richer Industry Leadership Medal to the key partners of the Phoenix Model Market program, the pioneering testbed and launchpad for NEXTGEN TV powered by ATSC 3.0.

Legal Issues Settled In DaySequerra’s Orban Purchase

Orban Labs, Circuit Research Labs and Orban Europe GmbH have settled long-standing legal issues relating to DaySequerra’s 2016 purchase of Orban. Ownership of Orban Europe and all other worldwide assets are being transferred to Orban Labs. This sees an Orban Labs restructuring designed to streamline sales order processing and inventory management.

Aspect Watermarking Support for a Broadcast Audio Processor

The Telos Alliance and Verance have announced the availability of Aspect watermarking in the Linear Acoustic LA-5300 Broadcast Audio Processor. The processor was developed by Telos Alliance specifically for the Advanced Television Systems Committee’s ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard.

Xytech To Hold ‘Virtual NAB Web Series’ for MediaPulse

As has been seen with many companies that had their NAB Show expo hall product showcases scratched due to the COVID-19 pandemic, facility management software company Xytech is moving forward with a "virtual NAB web series" set for today and Wednesday.

More Hygiene, Accessibility For Custom In-Ear Monitors

Point Source Audio’s CM-i family of lightweight in-ear intercom headsets has received a design upgrade. The new design—brought to market earlier than initially planned in light of the COVID-19 pandemic—adds factors such as detachable earbuds for improved hygiene and accessibility to more easily customize with a user’s custom in-ear monitors.

Broadcast Pix Has A New Home

As of Monday, the live broadcasting and streaming company Broadcast Pix has a new office address, giving the operation additional office, meeting and thinking space -- and less physical manufacturing.

RBR+TVBR Coronavirus INFOCUS Podcast: Keith Pelletier

Has the COVID-19 pandemic squelched or scrapped transition budgets devoted to NEXT GEN TV? We get the details from Dielectric's Keith Pelletier in this episode of the RBR+TVBR Coronavirus INFOCUS podcast, hosted by Editor-in-Chief Adam R Jacobson. LISTEN HERE

Dielectric Shifts From Repack Needs To NEXT GEN TV Deployment

The U.S. spectrum repack for broadcast TV stations is advancing toward its conclusion. Dielectric has played an integral role for many stations in reaching this point, and now the Maine-based tower manufacturer is ready to move on to the industry's next big effort — embracing ATSC 3.0 and the new digital broadcast standard.

New Software-Defined Modules, To ‘Redefine Content Delivery’

An Oslo, Norway-based TV technology firm committed to "redefining content delivery" via remote production, contribution and video networking, has released a series of new video networking features on its "X Platform."

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