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VSNCrea and the rule of three

VSNCrea and the rule of three Blog Three industries, three geographies, three happy customers: in this month’s blog we explore the benefits that VSNCrea can bring.  Who can benefit from VSNCrea – with its VSNExplorer MAM integration, HTML5 access and new SaaS (Software as a Service) subscription model? The simple answer is: just about everybody.…

MTVA Expands Archiving Process With NOA

              MTVA Expands Archiving Process With NOA Adds NOARecord workstation with NOA N7000c audio hardware units    Press Release Vienna, Austria— 14 June 2021 Hungary’s public broadcaster Media Services and Support Trust Fund (MTVA) continues to streamline its audio archiving digitization system with the help of AV digitizing and…

WebClip2Go Add Auto Power Feature

              WebClip2Go Add Auto Power Feature   to improve the security and energy efficiency of its all-in-one studio    Press Release Veenendaal, The Netherlands _ 8 June 2021   In another of a progressive series of additional options and upgrades to the WebClip2Go system driven by customer consultation and…

The balancing act of communications on Clubhouse

The balancing act of communications on Clubhouse   Join the Club and listen If you have your ear to the ground, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the new social media contender: Clubhouse. Borrowing from all of the big players and adding something new, Clubhouse is an invitation-only, audio-based social media platform that is…

Style, Spectacle and Success: It’s the Bridge Event and Awards!

Style, Spectacle and Success: It’s the Bridge Event and Awards! An Online Bridge Event? Surely that’s virtually impossible!?   Blog Last week we hosted our very first virtual Bridge Event and Bridge Awards ceremony. Where previously this time of the year would have seen business partners from around the world descend on Oslo for two…

AETA Extends Southern European Reach With New Distributors

    AETA Extends Southern European Reach With New Distributors  Aret in Italy and Ibertel Telecom in Spain as part of firm’s global expansion     Press Release LE PLESSIS ROBINSON, France — 2 June 2021  AETA Audio Systems, manufacturer of innovative audio and IP codecs, continues to expand its global footprint with the recent…

Why a house is like an IP network

Why a house is like an IP network why managing networks effectively is key to keeping your in-laws happy… Blog Let us paint you a picture… It’s five minutes until the in-laws are due round. Lego is strewn all over the floor, an assortment of this year’s tax paperwork litters the kitchen table, puddles of…

MainStreaming’s AI-powered iMDP Technology Supporting Sky Italia

How MainStreaming’s AI-powered iMDP technology has helped to secure competitive advantage for Sky Italia Case Study As Europe’s leading media and entertainment company, Sky is a name that is synonymous with top content, quality broadcasting, and high levels of choice.   Background In line with changing consumer demand, and given Sky’s strong reputation in sports…

The Centrality of Metadata in the Management of Media Assets

The Centrality of Metadata in the Management of Media Assets When seeing becomes understanding   Blog The ability to generate thoughts and build relationships within the stream of consciousness characterizes the human mind. We think in concepts. By filing each memory not just as a picture, but as a series of associated values, ideas and…

The Value of Experience

Team Talk In the field of technology, there’s a constant drive to know where to place the next big investment. IoT? Blockchain? IP? 5G? Sometimes it feels like you need a crystal ball. At Bridge, we have no such problem though – we know exactly where to put our investment: in people. Yes, yes, we…

Bridge Technologies’ VB440 Underpins Densitron’s UReady 4RU Solution

            Bridge Technologies’ VB440 Underpins Densitron’s UReady 4RU Solution The collaborative product takes broadcast operator control to new levels     OSLO, Norway — 27 April, 2021 After cementing their working relationship together in September 2019, Bridge Technologies is proud to support Densitron’s development of a new four-unit, rack-mountable Multiviewer+…

Dream Chip Awarded ‘Best Production Technology’ by TVTech

          Dream Chip Awarded ‘Best Production Technology’ by TVTech   recognising the outstanding performance of the super-slow motion SSM500 camera    Press Release Garbsen, Germany – 20 April, 2021   Dream Chip Technologies are proud to announce that they have been awarded ‘Best Production Technology’ in the 2021 Tech Leadership awards…

Radio România Upgrades Archiving Activities With NOA

          Radio România Upgrades Archiving Activities With NOA   Orders four N7000c to streamline audio ingest and enhance preservation process of Romania’s sound patrimony    Press Release Vienna, Austria — 19 April, 2021   Romania’s public radio broadcaster, Radio România recently ordered four N7000c audio ingest frontend units from AV digitizing…

RTVS Extends Archiving Capabilities With NOA

RTVS Extends Archiving Capabilities With NOA   Adds FrameLector ingest module to mediARC AAM to further enhance workflow   Vienna, Austria — 12 April 2021   Radio and Television of Slovakia (RTVS) in Bratislava continues to expand its in-house archiving efforts in collaboration with AV digitizing and archiving specialist NOA GmbH.   Slovak Republic’s state-owned…

NVP to Enter a Joint Venture with HiWay Media

    NVP to Enter a Joint Venture with HiWay Media Adding end-to-end streaming and OTT management to its production services Press Release Roma, Italy _8 April, 2021 Leading production company NVP will combine forces with innovative start-up HiWay Media to provide a comprehensive end-to-end media service for a range of clients, handling everything from…

Making Order From Chaos in a Growing World of Media 

Making Order From Chaos in a Growing World of Media Video content: it’s taking over the world. Once the preserve of a few major television broadcasters, now even the smallest of organisations in the strangest of niches can find themselves with a whole library of AV and media assets: a library that can quickly become…

What Kind of Business Partner Are You?

What kind of Business Partner are you?   BLOG Partnerships. They make or break a good franchise. Starsky and Hutch, Hans and Chewie, Mulder and Scully, Turner and Hooch, Bert and Ernie, Thelma and Louise.. They also make or break a successful business. Business partners form the backbone to our distribution model at Bridge, but…

WebClip2Go Welcomes Four More Universities as ‘Multi-System’ Users

          WebClip2Go Welcomes Four More Universities as ‘Multi-System’ Users   The popularity and success of the system has driven demand for more studio access time        Press Release Veenendaal, The Netherlands _ 30 March, 2021   WebClip2Go has announced a spate of new installations undertaken for existing clients, resulting…

Bridge Technologies Wins Tech Leadership’s ‘Best Production Technology’ Award

    Bridge Technologies Wins Tech Leadership’s ‘Best Production Technology’ Award The win recognizes the contribution of the VB440’s new Audio Metering functionality to IP-based production   Press Release OSLO, Norway 30 March, 2021 Bridge Technologies is proud to announce that it has been selected as winner of the Best Production Technology category in the…

Dream Chip Pylon Camera Changes the Game at Superbowl 2021

          Dream Chip Pylon Camera Changes the Game at Superbowl 2021   The miniature cameras allowed for exceptional image quality in unusual positions    Press Release   Garbsen, Germany — 25 March, 2021   With the completion of the 2021 NFL Superbowl, Dream Chip is able to celebrate the success of…

Technology represents a tool for enhanced creativity, not an end in itself

Technology represents a tool for enhanced creativity, not an end in itself BLOG The devil’s in the detail Perhaps one of the most ‘human’ things in life is our ability to take the fundamentals and make something so much more of them. Take for instance the idea of food. Theoretically, a simple process of ingesting…

Radio Belgrade Safeguards Patrimony With NOA

          Radio Belgrade Safeguards Patrimony With NOA   Streamlines complete digitization process for over 50 years of archival material    Press Release Vienna, Austria — 22nd March 2021   Radio Belgrade, part of public broadcaster Radio Television Serbia (RTS), launched its first broadcast in 1929. In an effort to protect its…

Xpresso Live Interviews Video Progetti

Fiorenza Mella talks with Frank Kerrin about trends and projects in the broadcast industry in Italy. Video Progetti offers the Italian front to international partners. Frank Kerrin, technology consultant at Video Progetti, highlights the evolving role played by the company in the broadcast market in Italy. Challenges, technology solutions, consultancy and customisation processes matching customers’…

Delft University Purchases Fourth WebClip2Go System

    Delft University Purchases Fourth WebClip2Go System   to meet capacity demand and increase access convenience    Press Release Veenendaal, The Netherlands _ 10 March, 2021   As Delft University increasingly moves into the delivery of online and remote learning content, it today announces acquisition of a fourth WebClip2Go system. Delft University have been…

Video Progetti Help NVP to Push the Technological Bounds of OB Van Design

        Video Progetti Help NVP to Push the Technological Bounds of OB Van Design   Machine Learning and AI also added to the OB7 van   Press Release   Roma, Italy _ 8 March, 2021 Cementing their ongoing working relationship with production company and long-standing client NVP, Video Progetti have recently concluded…

SDNsquare to Install GRID on United’s OB Vans

        SDNsquare to Install GRID on United’s OB Vans   The SDN controller supports IP growth in a modular way    PRESS RELEASE   Gent, Belgium_ March 3, 2021  SDNsquare announce today that they will provide EMG company United with their patented GRID Software Defined Network control software to support the Dutch…

Why Good Recruitment is Far More Than Just a Job Advert

Why good recruitment is far more than just a job advert   In this month’s blog, we look at how improving our recruitment practices can help to attract more women to apply for jobs in the field of broadcast engineering   The issue of how to attract women to the STEM industries is complex, and…

It Ain’t All About IP

It ain’t all about IP Blog How individual strategy drives collective direction At Bridge, we’re constantly thinking about Business Strategy – not just our own, but how the very concept shapes the industry we’re in, and as a result, the wider world around us. We don’t want to overstate the matter, but operating in technology…

EU Business Interviews Fiorenza Mella About Reaching New Decision Makers

EU Business Magazine Interviews Fiorenza Mella Reaching New Decision Makers   Based in The Netherlands, Xpresso Communications benefits form having an experienced and knowledgeable expert leading the way. Recently, we caught up with Fiorenza Mella to find out more about the firm’s philosophy, and how the human touch can make all the difference.    …

Phoenix AI Joins the NVIDIA Metropolis Software Partner Program

Phoenix AI Joins the NVIDIA Metropolis Software Partner Program   Press Release   Tournai, Belgium —  19 February 2021   Phoenix AI – a company specializing in the implementation of artificial intelligence and deep learning for the automatic detection of IP camera-based security and transport elements – today announces its inclusion as a partner in…

Appreciating the small things in life

Appreciating the small things in life   Blog Now, more than ever (apologies for the Covid cliché) we are starting to appreciate the pleasure that can be taken from the small things in life. With the opportunity for ‘grand’ occasions largely taken away – no holiday planning, no big celebrations – we increasingly find we…

AETA Helps Morocco’s MAP Cover the News

        AETA Helps Morocco’s MAP Cover the News   Maghreb Arabe Press selects Scoopy+S and Scoop5 S for new radio service, Radio Info Maroc   Press Release   LE PLESSIS ROBINSON, France — Feb. 16, 2021  AETA Audio Systems, a leading manufacturer of audio and IP codecs, is helping Maghreb Arabe Press…

Xpresso Communications Appointed by MainStreaming

  Xpresso Communications Appointed by MainStreaming   Technology on the back of strong industry reputation   Press Release   Leiden, The Netherlands _ 15 February 2021   MainStreaming, a leading intelligent media delivery company that enables broadcasters, media and enterprise companies to provide live & VOD streaming through the use of a revolutionary, proprietary AI-powered…

Bridge Technologies Partners with North American 2110 Solutions

Bridge Technologies Partners with North American 2110 Solutions   Together they aim to facilitate creative excellence through innovative production technologies   Press Release OSLO, Norway — 10 February,  2021   Bridge Technologies today announces its partnership with 2110 Solutions, an emerging distributor and manufacturer’s representative operating throughout North America. 2110 Solutions will integrate Bridge’s VB440…

Events and Projects That Have Shaped Video Progetti for Three Decades

Thirty Years in the Blink of an Eye We look back over the events and projects that have shaped Video Progetti for three decades Blog Shakespeare famously said that ‘the path of true love never did run smooth’. And he wasn’t wrong. But you can tell that Shakespeare never tried to launch his own business,…

Video Progetti Installs Unilumin Led Walls at Italian RTV38

Video Progetti Installs Unilumin Led Walls at Italian RTV38   The installation of mobile screens provides aesthetic depth and operational flexibility   Press Release Roma, Italy _ 1st February 2021  Italian System Integrator Video Progetti today announces successful completion of a studio enhancement for Italian regional broadcaster RTV38, based around the installation of versatile Unilumin…

Can Procrastination be Productive?

Can Procrastination be Productive? A key challenge of working from home has been the issue of procrastination. Even the most grown-up and disciplined of us find it much easier for our minds to wander when there isn’t the stigma of a colleague over our shoulders, judging our consumption of news headlines or cat videos. But…

What’s an Archive Worth?

What’s an Archive Worth?   Blog Reflecting on the past and investing in the future Despite all the restrictions this year’s crisis has put on us, it has also encouraged us to stretch our imagination and creativity and to push our limits. Let’s take a look at the archiving world here in particular. Due to…

On-Hertz Unleashes Nubo, a Cloud-Based Radio Production Studio

  On-Hertz Unleashes Nubo, a Cloud-Based Radio Production Studio   Scalable SaaS suite packs complete studio into an easily accessible service available from a simple web browser   Press Release   Kraainem, Belgium — 18 January, 2021  On-Hertz, virtual audio specialist for the broadcast and media industries, has unveiled Nubo, an all-in-one cloud-based radio production…

Video Progetti Complete Ecosystem Installation for Retecapri

Video Progetti Complete Ecosystem Installation for Retecapri   MAM, newsroom, playout and headend services to facilitate network reliability and efficiency    Press Release   Roma, Italy _ 13 January, 2020   Video Progetti today announces completion of a full ecosystem installation for leading Italian broadcaster Retecapri, including MAM, newsroom, playout and headend.   With twenty…

The beating heart of technology is… a beating heart

The beating heart of technology is… a beating heart Why Marketing Communications Can’t Ignore the Personality of Your Business?     Blog   Innovation in technology is rarer than you’d think What is the mark of ‘good’ technology? Technology that endures, inspires and enriches? It can be easy to instantly jump to thoughts of the…

A Positive Start with a New Sense of Community

A Positive Start with a New Sense of Community The importance of a collaborative culture   2020 is over… Take a deep breath. It’s over. 2020 is finally behind us. Thank goodness, right? Of course, the reality is that New Year is a fairly arbitrary point in the year where we congratulate the planet on…

Xpresso LIVE_Tech Talk with Bridge Technologies

Off air, lights out, drop the mic and see you all for an exciting 2021

A year in review by Bridge Technologies   Blog And a particularly soppy one at that … If ever there was a year to forego the traditional ‘year in review’ round-up that tends to come in the Christmas season, I think many would argue this was it. Everybody is – understandably – ready to put…

‘Traveling Station’, ‘Radio Itinerante’, Democratizes Access to Archives

‘Traveling Station’ Democratizes Access to Archives RedTech Tribe Interviewed  NOA archive What childhood radio program do you remember the most? And how often have you gone searching the internet for it, only to turn up empty-handed? When you consider how much content has been created — and subsequently lost — over the course of radio’s…

Restaurants and the Improved Contactless In-store Experience

The Improved Contactless In-store Experience   When everybody is in a bind together, talking about ‘opportunities’ can sometimes give the impression of being a show-off, of being detached from reality, of being out-of-touch and lacking human empathy. But the truth is, it’s at times like this when we all take the most pleasure in stories…

Season’s Greetings with HOPE

Happy Season’s Greetings with HOPE May your path towards 2021 bring you balance and patience when you feel isolated. May your acceptance and hope guide you in misty days. “HOPE” is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.. Emily Dickinson  …

Progress is Like a Steamroller

Progress is like a Steamroller How WebClip2Go opens up the ability to ‘batch create’ video   BLOG Fluffy bunnies at the wheel Let’s think of progress as a steamroller. In essence, progress is coming, whether you like it or not. You have two options; you can stand there stubbornly and let it run you over,…

Convergent Archive in Semantic Object Databases — Why Not?

Convergent Archive in Semantic Object Databases — Why Not? Broadcasters can benefit from expanded collaboration and the efficient exchange of AV material through innovative data concepts   Blog Lately, I’ve been reflecting on why the media industry and in particular broadcasters should transition toward convergent archiving. It’s in fact an interesting option that has been…

WebClip2Go Integrates Ultimatte 12 Optional Add-On  

    WebClip2Go Integrates Ultimatte 12 Optional Add-On     chromakey abilities for video production of professional quality   Press Release Veenendaal, The Netherlands _ 9 December, 2020   WebClip2Go today announces the integration of an add-on capability for Blackmagic Design’s Ultimatte 12 keyer into its revolutionary video production system, thus further cementing its potential…