Triton’s Spacial Audio Goes Mobile

Internet radio broadcast solutions provider Spacial Audio, acquired in 2009 by Triton Digital, has formally launched its SAM Broadcaster Cloud mobile app for both iOS and Android mobile devices. This enables broadcasters using the SAM Broadcaster Cloud to monitor and execute all aspects of station operations from their mobile device.

Four VPs and An International Post Planted For Gates

Five key executive-level management positions aimed at "maintaining aggressive global revenue growth and profitability" have been solidified at a company that has taken an aggressive role for both radio and TV in the post-spectrum auction repack process.

Audio Engine Updates Now Seen In Omnia.9

New Omnia.9 units are now shipping "with a major update to the audio engine." As The Telos Alliance sees it, this makes the device "sound better than ever."
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Advanced TV Campaigns Get ‘Transparent’ Power Surge

Now available for marketers and broadcast TV's sales leaders: A program that gives agencies and advertisers the power to run advanced television campaigns against strategic audiences and get "total transparency" on media outputs, marketing outcomes, competitive insights and pricing.

Inovonics Brings ‘Listener Experience’ To SiteStreamer

Here's something from Inovonics that's designed to enhance remote monitoring of FM and HD Radio Channels through the dynamic web interface. The product lets users monitor up to 30 sources of FM and HD programming from a remote site over the Internet.

Data Plus Math, With A New Aspect

Television attribution, ROI and conversion metrics specialist Data Plus Math has entered into a preferred partner agreement with Verance Aspect, an open watermark technology selected as part of the ATSC 3.0 Next Gen TV Standard, to bring analytics and attribution measurement to broadcasters.

Gray Prepares For Digital, Media Tech Leadership Change

For more than 20 years, Jason Effinger has served in numerous news and operations positions at Gray Television stations across the country. He's also held several management positions. In the "coming weeks," Effinger will leave the company.

Top Honors For Corl From ATSC

The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has honored a Triveni Digital executive as the 2018 recipient of the organization’s highest technical honor, the Bernard J. Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award. The presentation capped the two-day ATSC NextGen TV Conference at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, held in late May.
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Sinclair Selects Two For CIO, Deputy CTO Roles

There's a new individual in charge of the workplace technology strategy at Sinclair Broadcast Group. In addition, the responsibilities for broadcast and IT operations at the company that hopes to complete its merger with Tribune Media in the coming weeks has been handed to an employee getting a promotion.

Media Streaming Tech Firm Adds To Leadership Team

In January, file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies company Telestream created two technology business units. Now, in response to that change, it has added to its leadership team.

Innovation and Tech In Media Entertainment: A Survey

The SMPTE 2018 Innovation and Technology in Media Entertainment Survey, designed to provide insight into "the critical issues that are transforming the media and entertainment (M&E) technology industry," has just been released by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. The SMPTE survey examines artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), immersive media, professional media over managed IP networks, and the Better Pixels Project.

Hands-Free TV? Thanks, Alexa

Too lazy to use the remote control to turn on the TV? Can't figure out which one to use? Ask Alexa, starting June 21. That's when Amazon will begin selling its first voice-activated device — a 4K Ultra HD set-top box that operates TVs and set-top boxes, along with other electronics, by using voice commands.

Services Scheduled To Honor Low-Power Pioneer

Plans have been finalized for a memorial service and reception honoring the life of Byron St. Clair, who died May 20 following a battle with brain cancer. The service will also honor St. Clair's wife of 71 years, Julie, who passed away following Byron's death by a matter of days.

JE Snags This Veteran, A Mets Fan, For An NE Sports Gig

A 24-year broadcast industry veteran whose resume includes stints as the Northeast Regional Sales Rep for Canon USA's Broadcast Equipment Division and decades of sales experience in the broadcast and production industries has been tapped as Director of Business Development for Joseph Electronics.

New App Tap From Comrex For Android and iOS

A new phone application for remote broadcasting that saw its unveiling at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas is now available for iOs-based systems and Android-powered. Introducing the FieldTap app from Comrex. It uses the Opus audio encoder to deliver studio quality audio from a mobile phone, with little delay​.

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