In Broadcast - May 2018 - 6
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 5 | May 2018
TVP OB Control
POL / GER: Poland's largest TV
network has again trusted German
broadcast specialist BFE for an
upgrade of the on-board control
system in its 14-camera HD OB
van, in a deal sealed by systems
The BFE team will re-equip the
OB van with KSC CORE broadcast
control and monitoring solution.
Replacing older broadcast control
software, KSC CORE is more
powerful, feature-rich and efficient
than the previous system.
TAG Video Systems
Celebrates 10 Years
USA / ISR: TAG Video Systems
recently celebrated its tenth
TAG's flagship MCM-9000 provides
DVB ETR-290 real-time monitoring
/ alarming, baseband analysis, HD
mosaic Multiview creation, in the
IP domain using off-the-shelf IT
"From the very start, TAG has
earned a reputation as an industry
visionary and remained ahead of
the competition by anticipating
and addressing the changing
needs and requirements of the 'IP
Monitoring Multiviewer' market,"
said Abe Zerbib, TAG CEO.
GBR: Quicklink Video Distribution
Services has received the Queen's
Award for Enterprise, in the
Innovation category for their
Quicklink TX solution.
The award is the most prestigious
award for UK businesses and is
the highest accolade for business
The annual awards are given for
the highest levels of excellence
demonstrated in each category.
They are judged to a demanding
level and winners receive a
number of benefits and worldwide
hinkSport has selected BCE's SaaS
StudioTalk for the coverage of their
new flagship event, THE SPOT, taking
place in Lausanne.
ThinkSport, said: "We were looking
for a solution to record interviews
with our delegates, speakers and
partners in an easy, but professional
way. StudioTalk is the perfect solution
with a user-friendly platform and an
THE SPOT venue in Lausanne
StudioTalk is an all-in-one production
solution from BCE. It can be used in
a variety of configurations, such as
visual radio (recently installed at RTL
Radio and FunRadio in France), shows,
production and event coverage.
"Thanks to the auto-production
mode, we will be able to have
broadcast quality interviews in a
ready-to-stream format. We will post
our videos on our website and in other
channels," said Hellman.
Much more than a
the solution manages
the branding and sets of
the studio, but also the
distribution to multiple
screens for both linear
and non-linear TV.
cover the event with
Anna Hellman, Director of ThinkSport
StudioTalk, BCE will also present
its recent projects in digitisation,
archiving, distribution, monetisation
and live over IP for the sports industry.
Bluebell Lifts Emmy Award
for SDI-Over-Fibre Tech
luebell Opticom was presented
with an Emmy Award from the
National Academy of Television Arts
& Sciences (NATAS) for its pioneering
development of SDI over fibre optic
The company's Managing Director,
Paul McCann, accepted the award
at the 69th Annual Technology &
Engineering Emmy Awards ceremony
in Las Vegas, Nevada during the NAB
Show in April.
"I am very proud of what we have
achieved over the years, and it's a
tremendous honour to be recognised
for those achievements by NATAS,"
"It's thrilling to see that what started
out as a good idea for a product has
been embraced by the whole industry.
We continue to push the boundaries to
provide our clients with leading-edge,
useful technology. This award is a huge
milestone for our company and also
means a great deal to me personally."
When Bluebell began making
equipment that converted SDI to light,
the work was based on academic
interest. However, broadcasters were
quick to adopt the new technology,
"Very proud of what we have achieved,"
Paul McCann, Bluebell Opticom
and SDI signal transport over fibre is
widely used throughout the industry.