Meet Skype TX 4, the latest studio-grade broadcast solution from Skype

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April 14, 2016: Microsoft’s Skype in Media introduced Skype TX 4, a new edition of the studio-grade version of Skype for broadcast and media production.  Among other advances, Skype TX 4 allows for multi-channel video call management appliances, moving from a hardware requirement of one Skype TX box handling one call, to one box being … Read more…

IP Solutions for Audience Call-in Management

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The Broadcast Bridge offers an overview of IP solutions for handling audience call-ins that are displacing traditional telephone lines and equipment in both live television and live radio. Among the use cases covered is Sky News, a 24-hour international, multi-media, news operation based in Britain where four NewTek TalkShow units are used in their west … Read more…

The Weather Channel Brings Bite-Sized Video News to Your Mobile

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By Claudia Kienzle Atlanta, GA “In my 20 years in broadcast TV, I never thought I’d see a setup like this,” says Jim Robinson, Senior Producer, Digital Video, The Weather Company, an IBM Business. The Lift is The Weather Company’s first morning show produced just for mobile. “My friends in the business can’t believe the functionality from … Read more…

VICE Media, Skype, and Participatory TV Journalism

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VICE News is a new breed of news organization.  They look to inform people in ways traditional media never could and bring perspectives of ordinary people everywhere to a worldwide audience. New technologies help create a new, global, participatory form of television journalism. Skype in Media recently talked to VICE News about their mission, and the tools … Read more…