In Broadcast - April 2017 - 4
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 7 - Issue 4 | April 2017
UAE: Saudi Media City Co.
automation system from leading
playout specialist Pebble Beach
Systems. From its fully-equipped
broadcasting centre in Riyadh,
SHAMAS acts as a service
provider for commercial channels
broadcasting to the region.
Since the broadcasting and playout
facilities are designed to be used
by multiple organisations, it was
vital for SHAMAS to choose an
automation system able to handle
a large number of channels and
securely isolate content for each
Max Post Facility
GBR / USA: Max Post, a state-ofthe-art post production facility
based in Burbank has installed
SGL's FlashNet archive with Infinity
dashboard. Max Post provides
editing and colour grading services
to Discovery's hit show Deadliest
The facility required a new archive,
fully integrated with Avid's
Interplay PAM system, which
could read the existing AXF tapes
in its library ensuring long-term
availability of its content.
SGL FlashNet, which uses the LTFS
standard, can read and restore
Canon Cinema EOS
GBR/IRL: Canon Europe has
announced firmware updates for
seven of its professional cameras,
the EOS C700, EOS C100, EOS C100
Mark II, XC15, XC10, ME20F-SH and
include added filming options,
improvements to workflow, lens
corrections and ease of use.
The firmware updates for the EOS
C700 adds extra recording modes
when using the CODEX CDX-36150
including 4K/QFHD ProRes, 4.5K
Max 100fps, 4.5K cinescope 120fps,
422 HQ 10-bit 60fps, 2K.
Big In Russia
atesAir, a global leader in wireless,
over-the-air content delivery
solutions for radio and TV broadcasters,
announces a substantial digital TV win
Trade House Svyaz Engineering will
take delivery of 1076 Maxiva ULXTE
liquid-cooled and UAXTE air-cooled
transmitters, featuring the latest
software-defined GatesAir XTE exciters
for multichannel DTV processing.
The project comprises a new digital
TV rollout in multiple cities and regions
over a three-year period.
GatesAir won the contract due to its
ability to provide quick shipment of
its latest high-efficiency transmitters,
due in part to highly modular Maxiva
transmitter designs that
and delivery from the
company's Quincy, Illinois
House Svyaz Engineering
has with RTRN (Russian
also includes turnkey
GatesAir partner Trade
House Svyaz Engineering
will assist the regional
GatesAir team with all
service and support-related initiatives.
GatesAir, Inc. provides complete
solutions for over-the-air radio and
television broadcasting, leveraging
wireless spectrum to
for multichannel, missioncritical services.
broadcasters to create,
transport and transmit
radio and TV content.
more than 185 countries,
as a world leader in
innovation and design
efficiency and reducing
total cost of ownership.
NewTek Introduces TriCaster TC1
ewTek has announced TriCaster
TC1, the culmination of more than
a decade of IP video experience for
live production, with uncompromising
support for 4K UHD.
TriCaster TC1 supports 16 external
inputs of up to 4K UHD 60p resolution
Powered by NewTek's NDI technology
for IP-based workflows, TriCaster TC1
also offers multiple studio-grade Skype
TX channels for adding remote video
guests to live shows.
"Working with IP video makes
you feel like you are living in the
future, today," said Dr Andrew Cross,
NewTek's President and CTO.
"Once you have it, you can't imagine
going back. It enables so many new
ways of working and greatly simplifies
"It also makes things like live
streaming even easier. I can't imagine
anyone buying a product today that
isn't capable of delivering content to
all of the places the viewers want to
NewTek's software-driven, IP-native
approach to 4K eliminates the need
for conversion to and from baseband
video, allowing all integrated features
including video playback, mix/effect
busses, keying layers, and streaming
to be 4K-capable.
TriCaster TC1 has 16 inputs available,
regardless of video resolution, and
NewTek's top of the line IP Series now
offers 44 external inputs in 4K UHD
without sacrificing functionality.