IP Video Transport Specialist LTN Buys Broadcast Software Maker

IP video transport specialist LTN Global has snapped up a provider of software that automates the monitoring, control and metadata management of end-to-end broadcast and digital media operations. 

Nielsen’s TV Ratings Platform Moves To AWS

As part of an ongoing initiative "to transform" the technology infrastructure that powers its products and services, Nielsen has migrated its core National Television Audience Measurement processing from traditional on-premise server processing to a cloud-based infrastructure.

Introducing Nautel’s New CTO

The leader of Nautel's Digital Systems team has been promoted to the Nova Scotia-based company's Chief Technology Officer role. With the promotion, this individual will lead research teams in the development of new technologies for broadcast, navigation, sonar and high-power RF applications.

And The U.S. Distributor Of Digigram Is …

A South Florida-based distributor of premium interface manufacturer RME, converter manufacturer Ferrofish and personal monitor mixer myMix is now the exclusive domestic distributor of a French audio over IP company's products.

A Pledge Of ‘Transformational Synchronized Radio Ad Messaging’

A Washington state-based radio industry tech "pioneer" has just unveiled what it calls "a unique synchronized automated process experience" designed to connect audio advertisements to an accompanying text and image for advertisers and listeners across the dashboard display on car radio receivers.

Next-Gen kHz Processing At Two Upcoming SBE Meetings

Those who wish to learn more about Orban's next-generation XPN-AM processing technology will have the opportunity to do so by hearing the company's VP/Business Development at two upcoming Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) meetings in the state of Washington.

A Date For The ‘Inside Scoop’ On The Flexiva FMXi 4g

Ready to transition to HD Radio, or to improve your existing digital broadcasting setup? A webinar and live demo from GatesAir Product Line Manager/Radio Transmission Kevin Haider is designed to give you the inside scoop on the company's embedded HD Radio program importer/exporter.

Beasley XP Esports Broadcast Studio Unveiled

The new broadcast space serves as the official HQ for the nationally syndicated Esports lifestyle driven program "Checkpoint XP," seen daily on Twitch and heard weekly on 74 stations across the Sun Broadcast Group network and via a line-up of original content Esports focused podcasts.

Introducing The ‘First Overall Rating Standard’ For Audio Creative

Veritonic, known for its "audio effectiveness platform," has launched the Veritonic Audio Score. The company is billing the tool as "the first overall rating standard for audio creative including ads, voiceovers, and sonic brand elements."

Next Nationwide EAS Test Set For August

FEMA, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct a test of the Emergency Alert System on August 7. A backup date is in place, in the event of a need to make a change. At the same time, the EAS Test Reporting System is now open and accepting 2019 filings.

TV On The Radio: Radio Disney’s ‘Audio’ Hour, Via Sheridan

In the U.S., Radio Disney had all but abandoned terrestrial radio. Not anymore, thanks to a limited venture between The Walt Disney Co. and a multicultural broadcast company based in Pittsburgh. It's a demonstration of "telecasting," a patented technology of Sheridan Broadcasting.

Live and Nationwide: Three Deals Create Coast-To-Coast Production Footprint

Thanks to a trio of strategic acquisitions, all made concurrently, Live Media Group Holdings has set the stage for creating what it calls "the largest mid-level, full-service live production facilities provider and company in the broadcast and live event industry."
Netflix

Goodbye To Radio Listening at Work?

Here's a scary thought to some media industry observers: One can now watch Netflix at work while multitasking various assignments. Should Radio be worried? Perhaps. Netflix is currently testing a "pop-out player" feature in a small floating box that hovers over other windows and applications.

Thanks To 8K, Worldwide TV Shipment Growth Hits 8-Year High

Worldwide TV shipments are riding high, ending 2018 with the strongest growth rate this decade, with value up by 6%. That's according to a new market report from Futuresource Consulting that also reveals that 8K shipments, despite major obstacles, will grow considerably.

CMG’s New Chief Engineer: Grammer Whiz

The five radio stations that comprise Cox Media Group's Tulsa cluster have a new Chief Engineer. He began his new duties on Monday and has more than two decades of radio engineering experience.

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