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www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 3 | March 2018

Appointments
Magna Systems Names
Kiwi Sales Manager
NZL: Broadcast, IP and IT industry
specialist Chris Parnell has joined
Magna Systems and Engineering as
New Zealand Sales Manager.
Based in Auckland, Parnell will
be responsible for promoting and
managing all of the company's
broadcast, telecoms, storage, IT and
government solutions across the
country.
Magna Systems and Engineering CEO
Matthew Clemesha said: "Chris is an
excellent addition to Magna's team
and the ideal person to help drive our
New Zealand business forward."
An
experienced
business
development
manager
and
account Executive with 25 years'
experience in ICT across national and
international markets Parnell brings
with him the sales and technical
disciplines refined in roles working
with companies including Quinto
NZ, Renaissance and Apple
Australia.

JoeCo Appoints
Graham Murray
GBR: Graham Murray will take
charge of international business
development
and
channel
management for JoeCo, with a
remit to deepen ties into key export
markets.
Having worked extensively in both
Asia and the Middle East, Murray
brings more than 35 years of industry
experience.
He is described by JoeCo founder
and Managing Director Joe Bull as "a
world-class audio professional with a
reputation to match his considerable
experience".
Murray possesses technical expertise
and knowledge of market sectors
ranging from high-end broadcast and
post-production to the studio sector
and live sound.
Most recently he held the position
of Sales Director, EMEA for the
Harman Pro brand, Studer, while
in the past he has served in
leadership positions for Calrec,
Fairlight and AMS Neve.

Kaimakami Joins
PFT As Senior VP
IND: Prime Focus Technologies (PFT)
has announced that Nick Kaimakami
has joined the organisation as Senior
Vice President and Sales Leader for
the EMEA Region.
"Nick is a skilled professional with
in-depth knowledge of both the
technical and sales sides of the media
industry landscape," said Ramki
Sankaranarayanan, Founder & CEO,
Prime Focus Technologies. "His focus
with PFT is to introduce the value of
PFT's flagship product, CLEAR to the
market and grow the client base in
the EMEA region. We are thrilled to
have him on board."
Mr. Kaimakami is a 30-year industry
veteran with a background across
a number of market segments,
including
media,
telecom,
technology, and finance. Most
recently, he was with Wipro
Technologies as Head of Media
Europe.

Eurosport Partners
With Facebook
E

urosport
partnered
with
Facebook to extend its Winter
Games digital coverage to people
on Facebook across Europe.
Facebook
communities
in
Germany, Sweden and Norway
were able to tune in live to
Eurosport's coverage of the
PyeongChang
2018
Opening
Ceremony. Daily highlights, clips
and interviews from Eurosport's
coverage were also be posted
throughout
the
Games
on
Eurosport's Facebook Page across key
European markets, including the UK,
Germany, Italy, Sweden and Norway.
Eurosport launched a dedicated
mobile digital studio moving between

Eurosport's Website

venues, producing social-first short
form clips with athletes, influencers
and fans, giving audiences the
opportunity to go behind-the-scenes

at the Olympic Winter Games and
experience the on-site atmosphere.
Eurosport delivered live and ondemand coverage of the Winter
Games across all screens in 48
countries. Its digital platforms
hosted more than 4,000 hours
of coverage and 100 events were
available, including 900 hours of
live action.
In addition, as part of its
ambitious
digital
strategy,
Eurosport is worked with digital
and social media influencers onsite in PyeongChang to amplify
its games coverage.
Eurosport's dedicated Olympic
Winter Games website and the
Eurosport App were the only place
across Europe where fans could watch
every minute, every athlete and every
sport.

NBC Olympics Relies On Avid Workflows
N
BC Olympics selected Avid to
provide content creation and
media management workflows for its
production of the Winter Games.
NBC
Olympics
selected
Avid
MediaCentral to accelerate and
streamline
production
for
the
PyeongChang Games. MediaCentral
enabled NBC Olympics to streamline
its entire workflow, from creation
to delivery, throughout the 18
consecutive days of coverage of the
PyeongChang Games.
"For the 2018 PyeongChang Games,
we need to create, manage and
distribute enormous volumes of
content," said Darryl Jefferson, VP of
Post Operations and Digital Workflow

at NBC Sports & Olympics.
"Over the years, MediaCentral
has become an integral
component to our workflow.
MediaCentral allows our team
members in multiple locations,
across several continents,
to collaborate in real time.
Having that ability, provides
us with the capacity to create
high-quality content quickly and
efficiently, and ensure we can meet
the productions demands of the Winter
Olympics."
NBC Olympics relied on Avid's
comprehensive tools and workflow
solutions throughout all PyeongChang
Games venues to help NBC Olympics

The Avid MediaCentral UI

to manage content creation, automate
workflows, and facilitate collaboration
between the venues and the IBC.
NBC Olympics also deployed Avid
NEXIS as the linchpin of its production
pipeline, connected to dozens of
editing suites with Media Composer.

Harmonic Production Selected By NBC Olympics

N

BC Olympics selected Harmonic's
MediaGrid shared storage systems
and Spectrum MediaDeck integrated
media servers for its production of
the Winter Games, which took place in
PyeongChang.
NBC Olympics used Harmonic
solutions for a variety of production
applications, including broadcast, ondemand, digital, news operations and

Harmonic MediaGrid

long-term archive. Harmonic Spectrum
MediaDeck media servers deployed
by NBC Olympics in PyeongChang will
enable on-the-fly capture and proxy
generation for all incoming materials.
Harmonic MediaGrid shared storage
systems located inside NBC's studios
at the International Broadcast Center
in PyeongChang, as well as at NBC
Olympics' headquarters in Stamford,
Connecticut,
provided
centralised
shared
storage with tremendous
bandwidth and capacity.
"For over a decade,
Harmonic's media servers
and shared storage systems

have been a cornerstone of our content
acquisition and production workflow
during the Olympics," Jim Miles,
Director, Digital Workflow Systems
NBC Olympics. "During NBC Olympics'
coverage of the PyeongChang Games,
Harmonic equipment will enable us to
deliver more content from the host city
to multiple linear television channels
than any previous Winter Games."
Harmonic MediaDeck media servers
simultaneously recorded as many as
60 incoming venue feeds, giving NBC
personnel at the Stamford facility
independent control over 60 additional
channels of ingest for locally produced
Olympic content.


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