Live Switching Hundreds of Miles Away Through the Cloud With NDI®

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By Ellen Camloh In a League of Their Own Nearly a half-century ago, in 1968, a new sanctioning body for slow-pitch softball was formed: the United States Specialty Sports Association, now known simply as USSSA. In television production terms, 1968 seems a lifetime ago. Early communications satellites and microwave relays were just making it possible … Read more…

BET Betting Big on IP Workflows

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By Ellen Camloh  A History of Firsts In 1980, BET (Black Entertainment Television) became the first television network in the United States primarily devoted to African-American viewers. In 1991, the network’s then-parent company became the first black-owned company to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange. And recently, the network scored another first, this … Read more…

No SDI? No Problem! Growing Esports Productions Over IP

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By Ellen Camloh When it comes to live streaming productions, local is the new global, and UK-based Digital Tree Media is no exception. “We started off as a relatively small media company, serving schools and colleges with basic media requirements,” says Digital Tree’s CEO John Coles. “We’ve grown to provide very large event-based productions, such … Read more…

Sports Workflows With IP Integration: Webstream Sports/Tupelo Raycom

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By Ellen Camloh Until recently, WebStream Sports was an independent provider of remote broadcast, in-venue and studio production. Starting out in 2006, the Indianapolis-based business had focused primarily on live sports, spent nearly a decade in high demand for its reputation for high-quality sports productions, and achieved remarkable success in a relatively short time. Fast … Read more…