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Driving Video Content Distribution to Intelligent Streaming Service

Driving Video Content Distribution to Intelligent Streaming Service   Blog It’s good to feel in control! Why do you need a Video Content Distribution? Control feels good. It’s human instinct to want to control the world around us. Leaving things to the vagaries of fate opens us up to uncertainty, unpredictability and inconvenience. Without control…

How we see HDR

How we see HDR Blog Are you seeing what I’m seeing? In this month’s blog we unpack the miracle of colour, and explain how we’re bringing incredible HDR colour to everybody, regardless of their studio setup and equipment We’re all familiar with the idea that the colours we see might not be the colours that…

Dream Chip Collaborate in Fastest Drone Shooting

          Dream Chip Collaborate in Fastest Drone Shooting   AtomOne mini AIR results in record-breaking drone recording speeds    Press Release   Garbsen, Germany — 24 November 2021   DreamChip – innovators in the field of miniaturised, broadcast-level cameras – announce today that they have recently completed a ground-breaking collaboration with…

Bridge Technologies Integrates JPEG XS to VB330 Appliance

        Bridge Technologies Integrates JPEG XS to VB330 Appliance  for continuous real-time monitoring and metadata recording     Press Release OSLO, Norway —  23 November 2021   On the back of Bridge Technologies’ recent announcement regarding support of the JPEG XS compression standard on its production-orientated VB440, Bridge today announces that support…

Musica Italiana to Stream De Lorenzo’s Jazz Concert on Clubhouse

      Musica Italiana to Stream De Lorenzo’s Jazz Concert on Clubhouse The new album ‘on fiVe’ will be simultaneously launched live in Naples     Milan, Italy _ 22 November, 2021 Musica Italiana, a Clubhouse club founded in February 2021 by Marco Salom­ (Director, Producer and Composer) and Francesco Altobelli (CEO of ondesonore…

WebClip2Go Announces Live Switching Expansion

      WebClip2Go Announces Live Switching Expansion  System can be used to create live panel shows, interviews and webinars    Press Release   Veenendaal, The Netherlands _ 22 November 2021   WebClip2Go today announces the addition of a Live Switching capability to its innovative video production system, thus increasing the range of applications that…

The Xpresso Guide to the 2021 IBC Show

The Xpresso Guide to the 2021 IBC Show   How seasoned are you as an IBC veteran? How many years has it been riding the Nederlandse Spoorwegen from Schiphol to the RAI? Could you navigate your way from Hall 8 to the Grand Café blindfolded? Does your annual Stroopwafel consumption constitute something of a medical…

VSN to Showcase its Remote Solutions at IBC 2021

          VSN to Showcase its Remote Solutions at IBC 2021 to optimise media management and content monetisation   Barcelona, SPAIN — 18 November, 2021  VSN, a leading provider in media solutions for the broadcast industry, announces that it will be showcasing its range of remote and collaborative working solutions designed to…

Collaboration in the world of WebClip2Go

Collaboration in the world of WebClip2Go In this month’s blog we examine how WebClip2Go’s popularity is beginning to foster an eco-system of likeminded educators who are getting more out of the system then we ever believed possible.   One for all and all for one At WebClip2Go, we’ve observed for a long time that there’s…

SDNsquare Sign OEM Agreement with PESA

            SDNsquare Sign OEM Agreement with PESA   the PESA Secura®-SDN integration for secure real-time media distribution    Press Release Gent, Belgium _ 16 November 2021   SDNsquare, a leading IP network orchestration provider, today announces that it has entered into an OEM agreement with PESA, a prominent US supplier…

NOA Upgrades QualityChecker Content Assessment Tool

                NOA Upgrades QualityChecker Content Assessment Tool Now features enriched analyses, including vector shapes and refined timeline visualization    Press Release   Vienna, Austria — 16 November, 2021   AV digitizing and archiving specialist NOA GmbH has added significant features to its QualityChecker content assessment tool for jobDB™…

NOA Unveils jobDB Core at IBC2021

          NOA Unveils jobDB Core at IBC2021 The expandable video archive management facilitates the digitization process for small- to medium-sized firms   Press Release Vienna, Austria — 15 November 2021   Archiving specialists NOA GmbH will be on hand at IBC2021 to highlight its most recent innovations. Among new products on…

SDNsquare Extends Support to Arista Switches

            SDNsquare Extends Support to Arista Switches  to help media companies optimise network monitoring  Press Release   Gent, Belgium _ 15 November,  2021   SDNsquare – a leading IP network orchestration provider – today announces that its Software Defined Network controller ‘GRID’ will widen its support of Arista’s switches by…

AETA Introduces ScoopyFlex Ultra-Portable Codec at IBC2021

AETA Introduces ScoopyFlex Ultra-Portable Codec  When paired with a docking station the unit transforms into a full commentary unit    Press Release LE PLESSIS ROBINSON, France — 8 November, 2021   AETA Audio Systems, manufacturer of innovative audio and IP codecs, has introduced ScoopyFlex, a portable codec that comes with a docking station to let…

WebClip2Go to Exhibit at the German OEB 2021

          WebClip2Go to Exhibit at the German OEB 2021 Innovative crewless video production with no editing   Press Release  Veenendaal, The Netherlands _8 November, 2021   WebClip2Go, an offshoot of Dutch-based Burst Video, will be exhibiting at the OEB 2021 in Germany, demonstrating how their innovative approach to video production has the…

Dream Chip Adds ND Filter-holder to AtomOne mini Cameras

              Dream Chip Adds ND Filter-holder to AtomOne mini Cameras to avoid oversaturation and glare in sports and events production    Press Release   Garbsen, Germany — 2nd November, 2021   Dream Chip has extended the exceptional ability of their cameras to deliver in-the-moment sports action and events shots…

Xpresso Communications Appointed by AB Nassetti

  Xpresso Communications Appointed by AB Nassetti  To support the international visibility of game-changing interior design    Press Release Leiden, The Netherlands _ November 1st, 2021   AB Nassetti – an international atelier specialising in bespoke interior design and in-house construction – has appointed Xpresso Communications as its international Communications partner. Xpresso will provide strategic…

Bridge Technologies to Showcase its VB440 with HDR Capability at IBC2021

            Bridge Technologies to Showcase its VB440 with HDR Capability at IBC2021  provides a localised preview of an HDR output image for remote production    Press Release OSLO, Norway —  27 October, 2021   Bridge Technologies today announces its intention to demonstrate the new HDR capabilities of its award winning…

SDNsquare Launches GRID New Release at IBC 2021

                SDNsquare Launches GRID New Release at IBC 2021  it increases scope, functionality and capability of the network controller      Press Release Gent, Belgium _ 26 October 2021   In anticipation of its presence at IBC (Stand 10.F42), SDNsquare – a leading IP network orchestration provider –…

The magic of monitoring and measurement in movie making

The magic of monitoring and measurement in movie making   Why mistakes make for great movie plots, but terrible productions In the world of movie making, you want there to be as few mistakes as possible, and modern measurement, monitoring and testing technologies are fundamental to making sure that networks deliver data exactly as they…

Why you need a Dedicated Private Network

Why you need a Dedicated Private Network If you’re dedicated to streaming excellence, you need a dedicated VDN! The world of media is changing around us as we speak: audience expectations, needs and usage patterns are evolving at a rate that can be difficult to keep up with. So the question is: are you keeping…

Data driven decision making – what does it really mean?

Data driven decision making – what does it really mean? article published by IABM   What is a decision? It seems like a simple question, but it’s one worth considering. What separates the terms ‘decision’ from ‘choice’? The general consensus is: judgement and deliberation. Whilst a choice can be entirely arbitrary in nature, decision making…

HRT Boosts Video Archiving Efforts With NOA

HRT Boosts Video Archiving Efforts With NOA   Is using jobDB Core bundle to digitize entire video repertoire   Press Release   Vienna, Austria —  11 October, 2021 Croatian public broadcaster HRT (Hrvatska radiotelevizija) is digitizing its entire video archive with the help of archiving specialists NOA GmbH.   Following the past installation of MediARC…

NOA to Take Part in the FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2021

              NOA to Take Part in the FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2021 Will also present a paper on archive management during the October online event   Press Release Vienna, Austria—  6 October 2021 AV digitizing and archiving specialist NOA GmbH will participate in the FIAT/IFTA World Conference, which takes place…

Bridge Technologies Adds Closed Caption and Packet Capture to its VB440

          Bridge Technologies Adds Closed Caption and Packet Capture to its VB440  The new functionalities secure probe as an indispensable production tool     Press Release OSLO, Norway —  4 October 2021   Bridge Technologies, a leading provider of end-to-end monitoring solutions in the broadcast field, have significantly expanded the capabilities…

Proactively Reactive: a new kind of innovation mindset

Proactively Reactive: a new kind of innovation mindset Blog Agent of change or adaptor to change?  Proactive or reactive? The business world tends to like rhetoric based around these binary labels. It’s the idea of leaders and laggards: market challengers innovate, market leaders perfect, market followers optimise, and market nichers refine. Everybody is given their…

The evolution of audio engineering that should be ‘recorded’ in history

The evolution of audio engineering that should be ‘recorded’ in history Blog   Wired for sound (or maybe not…) One of life’s great annoyances is teenagers that hang out at the back of the bus and blast music through their tinny phone speakers. It’s not annoying because you’d rather be listening to Zeppelin’s Second Album…

Xpresso Communications Awarded Most Innovative Content Creation Agency

            Xpresso Communications Awarded Most Innovative Content Creation Agency   When focus on innovation inspires content strategies    Press Release Leiden, The Netherlands _ 1st October, 2021   Xpresso Communications – an international Communications and PR firm operating out of Leiden (NL) – is proud to announce that it has…

WebClip2Go Adds ‘smooth transition’ Functionality

        WebClip2Go Adds ‘smooth transition’ Functionality   New function increases creative options with no complexity      Press Release Veenendaal, The Netherlands _ 30 September 2021   WebClip2Go – an innovative new all-in-one, crewless, studio-based production system that allows even those without any editing know-how to produce professional level videos – today…

The evolution of audio engineering that should be ‘recorded’ in history

Wired for sound (or maybe not…) The evolution of audio engineering that should be ‘recorded’ in history One of life’s great annoyances is teenagers that hang out at the back of the bus and blast music through their tinny phone speakers. It’s not annoying because you’d rather be listening to Zeppelin’s Second Album or Wagner’s…

Bridge Technologies Equips VB440 with JPEG XS Compression Analysis

    Bridge Technologies Equips VB440 with JPEG XS Compression Analysis   Ensures the probe remains at the forefront of developing production and contribution standards    Press Release OSLO, Norway — 28 September, 2021 Bridge Technologies, a leading provider of end-to-end monitoring solutions in the broadcast field, today announce that they have integrated JPEG XS…

Dream Chip Collaborates with Gravity Media to Create Revolutionary NetCam

              Dream Chip Collaborates with Gravity Media to Create Revolutionary NetCam   Miniature, robust, net-mounted lens delivers unique perspective in Tennis    Press Release Garbsen, Germany — 20 September 2021   Dream Chip is the leading producers of the smallest broadcast cameras on the market. Gravity Media’s integrated the…

AETA Audio Systems Adds 5G to ScoopTeam

  AETA Audio Systems Adds 5G to ScoopTeam Represents a significant leap forward in the world of audio transport Press Release   LE PLESSIS ROBINSON, France — 7 September, 2021   AETA Audio Systems has added 5G capability to the lengthy list of innovative ScoopTeam features, ensuring users enjoy an even simpler and safer user…

NOA Highlights Archive Catalog Preservation at IASA 2021

        NOA Highlights Archive Catalog Preservation at IASA 2021 Stöger will present a paper about the migration of audiovisual archive catalogs   Press Release   Vienna, Austria — 1st September 2021 AV digitizing and archiving specialist NOA GmbH is putting the focus on the preservation of archive catalogs during the IASA 2021…

Gold medal performances across the board

Gold medal performances across the board   Blog The most famous of Ancient Greek Sporting events is here again It’s that time of the year. Well, that time of every four years (and five in this particularly unusual case). The time of year where the papers are awash with medals tables, and where every person…

The mad hatters of the broadcast world

The mad hatters of the broadcast world Blog In this month’s blog, we find out how the Bridge baseball caps we gifted in May have found their way around the world Wherever you look online, every journalist in the land has latched onto the topic of ‘remote working’, and where we are headed with this…

Making (radio) waves in the field of multimedia content delivery

Making (radio) waves in the field of multimedia content delivery A riddle for you … And a bit of history Blog When is radio not radio? Well, firstly, when there aren’t any radio waves involved. It’s easy to say that ‘we all know’ that radio once constituted an audio service associated with huge masts broadcasting…

Bridging the Archiving Gap

NOA: Bridging the Archiving Gap   Knowledge of available digitization techniques is key to ensuring the preservation of valuable audiovisual content   IASA’s 2021 conference is taking place virtually Sept. 27–30. This is an important annual event in the world of sound and audiovisual archiving and NOA is looking forward to participating once again. This…

Digging deep into the core of VSN

Digging deep into the core of VSN Behind the scenes: A look into the roles of our Backend, Frontend and Apps and Tools development teams BLOG Digging deep into the core of VSN For some time, we’ve been wanting to give our readers, clients and the industry as a whole an insight into the background…

Innovation going greener!  

Innovation going greener!   How MainStreaming’s innovations carry more than just technological benefit Blog Seeing the problem The consumer market as a whole is becoming progressively more environmentally conscious. Whether it’s through a reduction of plastic consumption, more fuel-efficient cars or sustainable sourcing in our clothes and food, the wider population is increasingly realizing that…

MainStreaming and KevlinX Embark on VDN Partnership

        MainStreaming and KevlinX Embark on VDN Partnership   iMDP provides Belgian Media Hub with ultra-low latency streaming services   Press Release Milan, Italy—28 July 2021 —   MainStreaming, a leading intelligent media delivery company, has cemented its status as a lynchpin component of modern content delivery through its partnership with KevlinX,…

When is a webinar not a webinar?

When is a webinar not a webinar? When it’s the Bridge Show Elevating webinars to an art form, and learning some important lessons along the way   ARTICLE published by Creative Cow Not another webinar… The world and his dog have been busy putting out webinars over the last twelve months. And understandably so; with…

Find your probes in our music 

Find your probes in our music  Why being silly matters   At Bridge, we’re quite a fan of being transparent. You’ll often find in our blogs that we dive deeply into what we’re up to; not just in order to show off, but often to dig down into the bones of things – exploring not…

Finding the perfect technology platform

Finding the perfect technology platform Blog   What do the terms embedded, appliance and software-based mean to you? One of the difficulties – but also pleasures – of working in the broadcast industry is knowing who you’re talking to. By that, what we mean is that the nature of the market has changed significantly. Where…

Italy Celebrates the First World 100-hour live on Green Room

Italy Celebrates the First World 100-hour live on Green Room The Italian Community celebrates the world first pulse-pounding  experience on Green Room. Approaching 100-hour GEM mining and the first worldwide 100-hour seamless live ‘mining’. A ludic and social experiment initiated by Marco Salom, a famous film director and producer who is leading this cooperative community …

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…