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Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:45:31 +0400 Arabian Industry - Broadcast 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2020 (webmaster) Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:45:31 +0400 20 WD’s new Sandisk SSDs are made for content creators New drives claim to offer almost twice the speed over previous generations and feature NVMe storage tech News | Broadcast Thu, 03 Dec 2020 09:00:00 +0400 TAG video systems achieves AWS technology partner status, Company pledges to offer clients greater accessibility and flexibility to deploy broadcast applications News | Broadcast Thu, 03 Dec 2020 09:00:00 +0400 PSI Broadcasting invests in its 19th PlayBox Neo TV CIAB playout server It will be assigned to tvN Thai which PSI transmits on behalf of Korean partner CJ ENM News | Broadcast Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:52:36 +0400 Vizrt Group hires product development specialist Daniel Url will work closely with product management teams along with R&D functions News | Broadcast Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:50:55 +0400 Three-member team produces AFC Wimbledon's coverage The 105-minute pre-match show was produced by a small team showing the possible way forward for live sports broadcast on a budget News | Broadcast Tue, 01 Dec 2020 01:38:44 +0400 7 Production swings into action as live sports and events return to GCC 7 will be involved in the 49th UAE National Day Celebration at the Burj Park. The celebration is being held by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Emaar in Downtown Dubai News | Broadcast Mon, 30 Nov 2020 07:06:56 +0400 SanDisk’s Dual Drive Luxe is posh and versatile Robust and built like a bullet the 2-in-1 storage unit can double up as a camera companion, we find out how News | Broadcast Mon, 30 Nov 2020 04:49:21 +0400 Boris FX Sapphire annouces new 2021 suite for post production Sapphire 2021 is now available as a plugin for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, and OFX hosts including Autodesk Flame, Foundry Nuke, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, and VEGAS Pro News | Broadcast Mon, 30 Nov 2020 03:34:06 +0400 Custom Consoles completes production gallery desk Module-R has been implemented in partnership with Geneva-based broadcast systems integrator Visuals News | Broadcast Mon, 30 Nov 2020 03:22:10 +0400 Panasonic’s new 4K PTZ camera is targeting live video production The AW-UE100W/K is said to be the industry’s first 4K/60p PTZ camera to support NDI, SRT and FreeD News | Broadcast Mon, 30 Nov 2020 11:09:06 +0400 Shure acquires Stem Audio Acquisition expands its portfolio of conferencing audio solutions News | Broadcast Sun, 29 Nov 2020 07:22:46 +0400 ClassX LiveBoard V6.6 supporting Bluefish444 Kronos K8 launched ClassX CG applications updated for multi-channel 4K/UHD I/O support with KRONOS K8 News | Broadcast Sun, 29 Nov 2020 07:06:43 +0400 Review: Can the Benq GS2 replace a smart TV? A real world test of the Benq GS2 reveals just how far the new unit has improved over its predecessor, should you buy it though? News | Broadcast Sun, 29 Nov 2020 04:27:19 +0400 OSN appoints SAWA as commercial distribution for UAE The addition of OSN’s leading channels lineup makes SRM the only one-stop-shop solution for commercial subscriptions in the UAE News | Broadcast Sun, 29 Nov 2020 11:43:28 +0400 MuxLab's Breakthrough Live Streaming Solution is Now Available. MuxLab's Breakthrough Live Streaming Solution is Now Available. News | Broadcast Sat, 28 Nov 2020 11:57:09 +0400 Christian Massmann joins Qvest Group board Massmann will be responsible for the global sales business in the media sector and thereby occupy a key role for one of the Qvest Group’s core businesses News | Broadcast Sat, 28 Nov 2020 10:34:56 +0400 Netflix pledges to up its Arabic content On the back of the launch of its new Arabic original series with a further five programmes planned in the next 12 months News | Broadcast Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:16:44 +0400 ZEE5 Global offers free subscription to Emax customers Partnership is ZEE’s endeavor to continue growth across the Middle East News | Broadcast Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:14:23 +0400 IHSE launches the new Draco tera flex series of KVM matrix switchers New switcher delivers even higher performance, with enhanced flexibility, modularity, scalability and functionality News | Broadcast Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:01:57 +0400 Freej to be developed into game by Saudi firm UAE-based Emirati TV show draws collaboration between Saudi-based companies to develop and publish electronic games News | Broadcast Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:45:07 +0400 Disguise embraces e-learning with new courses Disguise’s new learning management system courses to be offered online in response to the pandemic News | Broadcast Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:26:27 +0400 Huawei registers sales in excess of AED1m in online sale Company’s newly available smartphone, the P40 Pro, sports the largest ever camera sensor on a modern smartphone News | Broadcast Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:08:45 +0400 Asharq News channel goes live from its studios in the Dubai International Financial Centre 24/7 Arabic news service runs its operations from a full-IP facility in DIFC, with two large news studios as well as a virtual studio News | Broadcast Wed, 25 Nov 2020 07:15:23 +0400 LTN Global delivers SportsGrid with broadcast quality video Agreement provides SportsGrid with advanced cloud-based automation products News | Broadcast Wed, 25 Nov 2020 06:59:59 +0400 SVOD revenue in the US spiked 39% in Q3 to $5.5 billion Selling and renting of movies and TV shows has taken a hit during the pandemic News | Broadcast Wed, 25 Nov 2020 06:33:44 +0400 Robocom launches Transformers VR experience at Dubai Mall Robocom VR is the first Middle East company to develop a VR Transformers game through its partnership with Hasbro News | Broadcast Wed, 25 Nov 2020 05:06:11 +0400 Yas Creative Hub set to triple entertainment sector’s impact on economy 2021-bound 2.9 million sq.ft. campus will house more than 16,000 professionals by 2031, working across traditional and new age creative sectors News | Broadcast Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:58:05 +0400 StarzPlay strengthens partnership with Lionsgate Play India Multi-year deal confirms end-to-end OTT tech support to Indian OTT service provider News | Broadcast Tue, 24 Nov 2020 04:45:07 +0400 EVS believes production engineers need training for ‘new era’ EVS is training over a thousand production engineers to prepare for further workflow changes as new live era looms News | Broadcast Tue, 24 Nov 2020 03:32:01 +0400 Net Insight's co-founder takes on VP product management role Christer Bohm was previously business developer and former CTO of Net Insight News | Broadcast Tue, 24 Nov 2020 03:19:01 +0400 Amazon adds dynamic ABR configuration features to Elemental MediaConvert Automated ABR (Adaptive Bit Rate) Configuration Now Available in AWS Elemental MediaConvert News | Broadcast Tue, 24 Nov 2020 03:11:15 +0400 Dubai's Coca-Cola arena re-opens, but what's next for Dubai's events industry? British comedian Paul Chowdhry set to perform on November 26 as part of the OJ Lifestyle Dark Laughs circuit News | Broadcast Tue, 24 Nov 2020 02:46:09 +0400 Maxon releases two massive updates to 3D software products Trapcode Suite 16 delivers new physics for 3D motion graphics and VFX, while Magic Bullet Suite 14 brings new colour workflows News | Broadcast Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:24:41 +0400 Vevo expands global reach through partnership with NetRange Collaboration widens music fans’ access to Vevo’s music video service in nearly a dozen countries with Smart TVs powered by the NetRange Smart TV App Store News | Broadcast Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:04:43 +0400 Dalet launches new service for news production Dalet Pyramid offers a collaborative toolset for digital-first news production and distribution across every platform News | Broadcast Mon, 23 Nov 2020 05:12:46 +0400 Sennheiser launches two new high-end mics Cordless MD 445 vocal mic MD 435 wired mic promises maximum feedback rejection News | Broadcast Mon, 23 Nov 2020 05:04:12 +0400 XRS e-sports association pushing for blended sporting activities XRS Association is looking to revolutionise sports by combining elements of e-sports and physical activity News | Broadcast Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:51:52 +0400 ZEE5 set to give platform to independent filmmakers Entries invited from content creators across 190 countries, 50 Shortlisted entries across genres and languages to be premiered on ZEE5 News | Broadcast Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:27:05 +0400 New Auto-Tune Hybrid with pro tools launched for Avid Hybrid is optimised to take advantage of Avid’s DSP-based hardware giving Pro Tools users more processing power News | Broadcast Sun, 22 Nov 2020 05:22:25 +0400 Antenna Hungaria launches world’s most advanced digital terrestrial TV service Antenna Hungária partners with Azdio’s mediaClass in successful commercial launch of Advanced Digital Terrestrial TV News | Broadcast Sun, 22 Nov 2020 04:49:21 +0400 MBC’s Shahid bags all of Rotana’s channels for VIP platform MBC and Rotana Media Group sign landmark deal to bring all Rotana’s channels and content to Shahid VIP News | Broadcast Sun, 22 Nov 2020 04:40:32 +0400 Top 5 cine cameras of 2020 A camera is the most important piece of equipment for content creation and we take a look at some of the best hardware on offer News | Broadcast Sun, 22 Nov 2020 12:47:22 +0400 Hallmark launches pay service on YouTube YouTube TV has a major tie-up with most US studios and entertainment houses News | Broadcast Sun, 22 Nov 2020 11:02:34 +0400 MotoGP adds AR and virtual elements to spice up broadcast Dorna thrills MotoGP viewing audience with Viz Arena virtual and augmented reality graphics News | Broadcast Sat, 21 Nov 2020 02:34:17 +0400 Mobile TV Group adds For-A telestrators for live sports production The FVW-700 telestrator is available in three configurations to fit specific needs, including 4K, HDMI, and all-in-one models News | Broadcast Sat, 21 Nov 2020 02:27:00 +0400 Sixty companies form industry-first globalisation association Entertainment Globalisation Association formed to make content easily accessible across different markets around the world News | Broadcast Fri, 20 Nov 2020 02:08:24 +0400 News and infotainment channel Asharq News launches in KSA New multiplatform economic and political news service presents content on multiple platforms including TV and digital News | Broadcast Thu, 19 Nov 2020 04:38:07 +0400 Stats Perform and NativeWaves to offer new second screen offering Partnership gives soccer fans a fully synchronised and personalised live experience on their second screen devices News | Broadcast Thu, 19 Nov 2020 04:24:27 +0400 Medianet optimises video streaming service delivery with Harmonic AI-Powered EyeQ technology delivers superior video quality and reduced bandwidth expense News | Broadcast Thu, 19 Nov 2020 03:51:49 +0400 IoGates integrates with SoundFlow to connect picture and sound ioGates’ ultra-secure Smart Link File Sharing integrated with SoundFlow automates file sharing and review and approval for Pro Tools post production workflows News | Broadcast Thu, 19 Nov 2020 03:46:17 +0400 Dubai’s MediaCast to host Virtual Summit in November Several brands such as Blackmagic Design, NewTek, Universal Audio, to take part in showcasing their latest technology News | Broadcast Thu, 19 Nov 2020 09:24:42 +0400 Sony launches pro-grade FX6 full-frame camera Sony expands its Cinema Line series of cameras as the FX6 joins the the Venice and FX9 as the firm's high end video cameras News | Broadcast Thu, 19 Nov 2020 09:19:34 +0400 Bridge Technologies joins the Grass Valley technology alliance The company joins 20 other members in an association that aims to support collaboration across the media production chain News | Broadcast Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:35:50 +0400 NAB Show and Audio Engineering Society to co-locate conventions in 2021 2021 NAB Show will also co-locate with the Radio Show as well as NAB’s Sales and Management Television Exchange. News | Broadcast Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:30:25 +0400 TwoFour54, Media Zone Authority looking to attract gaming and creative industry Licenses include 57 dedicated categories for gaming companies and freelancers, as well as additional categories in the creative and digital sectors News | Broadcast Wed, 18 Nov 2020 04:35:29 +0400 ZEE5 partnership with Lulu Exchange to help it reach over 100,000 consumers Lulu Exchange customers to get a one-month ZEE5 free trial on a successful transaction News | Broadcast Wed, 18 Nov 2020 01:47:38 +0400 Brainstorm helps set up pan European video enhancement programme Codenamed Admire the R&D project focuses on developing and validating mixed reality solutions to improve the interest and engagement of TV audiences News | Broadcast Wed, 18 Nov 2020 12:19:22 +0400 Spotify launches Sawtik, a dedicated platform for Arab female artists Arab superstar Latifa debuts as Sawtik’s mentor to 16 emerging female artists including Almas from UAE News | Broadcast Wed, 18 Nov 2020 09:45:48 +0400 Blackmagic overhauls DaVinci Resolve ground up in version 17 Video editing and colour grading en-suite comes packed with 300 new features and improvements News | Broadcast Tue, 17 Nov 2020 04:18:21 +0400 Swisscom’s Blue TV switches entirely to Theo Technologies SDKs Theo enables Swisscom to launch its blue TV streaming service across Connected TVs using its Universal Video Player technology News | Broadcast Tue, 17 Nov 2020 03:58:51 +0400 How to keep new OTT subscribers hooked, experts OTT operators need to be realistic and cannot expect five hours of daily watch times, especially with people having subscribed to three separate services News | Broadcast Tue, 17 Nov 2020 12:29:51 +0400 Intigral Partners with Telecom Egypt ‘WE’ and Tpay Mobile for Jawwy TV payment solution A new payment channel gives Jawwy fresh impetus to in pursuit of its regional expansion strategy News | Broadcast Tue, 17 Nov 2020 11:22:24 +0400 More than 1,000 companies to showcase products at virtual China-MENA conference The China-Middle East & North Africa (Morocco) International Trade Digital Expo will take place online through the digital exhibition platform GTW-VE from 19 to 28 November 2020 News | Broadcast Sun, 15 Nov 2020 02:09:23 +0400 EditShare and Blackbird partnership expands cloud video editing workflows Integrated solution combines EditShare’s EFS scalable storage, FLOW media management, and open APIs with Blackbird’s cloud video editing and publishing platform News | Broadcast Sat, 14 Nov 2020 06:01:04 +0400 Unified Streaming’s latest playlist technology enables OTT providers do more Service providers can now move on from video files and prepare for a dynamic future News | Broadcast Fri, 13 Nov 2020 06:48:15 +0400 China-MENA International Trade Digital Expo launches next week The event will take place from the 19th – 28th November 2020, bringing together business leaders from China and across the MENA region in a virtual setting The event will take place from the 19th – 28th November 2020, bringing together business leaders from China and across the MENA region in a virtual setting News | Broadcast Thu, 12 Nov 2020 03:48:28 +0400 OSN to double investment in Arabic original production OSN Originals formally launches with the launch of star-studded shows A’adet Regala Season 3, Yalla Neta’asha, and No Man’s Land News | Broadcast Wed, 11 Nov 2020 09:02:58 +0400 EditShare’ launches new Flow panel for DaVinci Resolve studio Integrated Flow Panel provides DaVinci Resolve Studio users access to storage pools and archives with tools to search, browse, and retrieve assets; facilitates exceptional remote proxy editing as well as review and approval workflows News | Broadcast Tue, 10 Nov 2020 05:02:52 +0400 CABSAT kicks off fist-ever virtual event CABSAT.Virtual to host end-to-end content, broadcast, satellite platform over two-day event News | Broadcast Mon, 09 Nov 2020 11:35:39 +0400 ESPN to make 500 positions redundant ESPN's workforce will reduce 8% as parent holding company Walt Disney prepares to announce Q4 fiscal figures News | Broadcast Sun, 08 Nov 2020 05:27:11 +0400 Prism Sound new audio conversion system The modular system delivers up to 128 channels of A/D D/A conversion and brings new levels of flexibility to the professional audio market. News | Broadcast Sat, 07 Nov 2020 05:52:13 +0400 SSIMWAVE launches Video Quality Dial to control the viewer experience and slash delivery costs Multi-continent trials show bitrate reductions of up to 50% on top of content-aware encoding approaches, while delivering video quality that keeps viewers happy News | Broadcast Fri, 06 Nov 2020 05:57:13 +0400 Miller releases Solo-Q tripod Pro-grade tripod manufacturer releases key upgrades to its existing 'Solo' system News | Broadcast Thu, 05 Nov 2020 02:30:54 +0400 Custom Consoles MediaWall goes live at BBC Studioworks The new structure is installed in the production control gallery used for the supervision of programmes from the George Lucas Stage News | Broadcast Wed, 04 Nov 2020 06:00:51 +0400 Viu prizes top FOX content with key MENA partnership More than 300 titles will arrive over the next three months, boosting Viu’s regional offering News | Broadcast Tue, 03 Nov 2020 04:59:57 +0400 MBC Media Solutions gets new CEO and executive team Former STC general manager to head the company’s new in-house commercial unit that will support its clients all over the world News | Broadcast Tue, 03 Nov 2020 03:00:10 +0400 The changing face of home entertainment Staying home is the new going out and home entertainment is one of the few bright spots of the Covid-19 era - Maser’s founder Prateek Suri writes News | Broadcast Mon, 02 Nov 2020 06:19:10 +0400 Ross Video integrates with Amazon S3 Glacier storage Move to reduce storage costs for media asset management and provide server solutions News | Broadcast Sun, 01 Nov 2020 03:41:38 +0400 Incentives and deterrents can knock out sports piracy, Synamedia Making it easier for fans to enjoy an experience while tightening the screws for piracy service providers is the way forward News | Broadcast Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:38:51 +0400 PMC opens new factory to cope with demand for CI monitors Loudspeaker manufacturer is also expanding its staff resources to support this expansion News | Broadcast Fri, 30 Oct 2020 11:19:04 +0400 Blackmagic reveals details of latest Mercedes-AMG viral video Social media content shot using the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, with DaVinci Resolve Studio used in post-production News | Broadcast Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:08:54 +0400 Digital Nirvana rolls out advanced features for trance closed-captioning New capabilities make professional captioning even faster, easier, and more accurate News | Broadcast Wed, 28 Oct 2020 02:49:05 +0400 HP's new Omen desktops are targeting creative professionals Built on a gaming footprint, the strong graphics capabilities lends it to content creators working with intensive resolutions and workflows News | Broadcast Mon, 26 Oct 2020 04:42:19 +0400 Netflix Arabic users could be victims to phishing attacks, Kaspersky report Cybercriminals are baiting users with a fake landing page of the popular streaming service, charging unsuspecting users a “service restoration fee”, and in some instances blackmailing users News | Broadcast Sun, 25 Oct 2020 02:36:12 +0400 Five problems facing the broadcast industry, expert Martin Coles is an expert marketeer who focuses on data-driven, conversion-centered design, innovation, and technology, balancing creativity with operational and commercial acumen to add value and drive demand News | Broadcast Fri, 23 Oct 2020 04:03:46 +0400 Shure launches subminiature omnidirectional microphone Waterproof lavalier and headset microphone starts at US$299 and is targeting several industries from the corporate world to film and broadcast News | Broadcast Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:58:01 +0400 Kumulate now supports Nutanix's hyperconverged infrastructure solutions Technology qualification introduces Nutanix users to Kumulate’s powerful video storage management and content processing capabilities News | Broadcast Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:16:43 +0400 OSN partners with Atyaf as part of Bahrain expansion Bahrain’s subscribers can now access OSN’s content exclusively with Atyaf Home Entertainment News | Broadcast Tue, 20 Oct 2020 01:22:41 +0400 Saudi Arabia leading GCC entries in the 10th annual Nat Geo photography competition This year’s competition judging panel features Mohammed Muheisen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner National Geographic photographer News | Broadcast Mon, 19 Oct 2020 04:39:39 +0400 OSN strengthens originals No Man’s Land in partnership with Fremantle No Man’s Land dives into the depths of the Syrian civil war through a multi-dimensional story News | Broadcast Sun, 18 Oct 2020 05:30:40 +0400 Ideal Systems powers cloud-based remote productions with Dejero In-cloud ‘pop-up’ matches for Malaysian Football League latest live production to benefit from Dejero’s Smart Blending Technology News | Broadcast Sat, 17 Oct 2020 01:37:38 +0400 Logic media solutions integrates Leader LT4611 into IP demo system The system will be used to detail the advantages of IP based video and audio systems compared with traditional SDI technology News | Broadcast Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:30:49 +0400 MBC unveils 15 feature production based on Beirut port blast Not-for-profit production pays tribute to the immense casualties of the Beirut port blast through a succession of 15 short stories inspired by true events and real people News | Broadcast Thu, 15 Oct 2020 05:19:59 +0400 Prime Focus Technologies inks deal with A+E Networks UK Prime Focus Technologies inks deal with A+E Networks UK News | Broadcast Tue, 13 Oct 2020 04:42:00 +0400 Cartoon Network Arabic turns 10 Network celebrates with local Arabic content including launching a new song by Saudi rappers Qusai and Ammar News | Broadcast Mon, 12 Oct 2020 06:30:07 +0400 AMD's new Ryzen 5000 desktop processors aimed at creative professionals Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors built on new “Zen 3” core architecture deliver across-the board performance for gamers and content creators News | Broadcast Mon, 12 Oct 2020 06:00:01 +0400 OSN lures Egyptian market with lucrative OSN Yalla package Following a successful trial period in Egypt OSN is extending its content through an affordable new package News | Broadcast Sun, 11 Oct 2020 08:12:37 +0400 Sky News Arabia's ‘Vertical Viewing’ proves successful a month into launching Adding the 9:16 format has been in response to more viewers opting to hold and use mobile devices vertically News | Broadcast Sat, 10 Oct 2020 09:03:37 +0400 Commvault announces metallic cloud storage service New Commvault offering allows adoption of cloud as a backup target, aiding in ransomware protection and providing additional air-gapping and security for customer data News | Broadcast Fri, 09 Oct 2020 09:09:12 +0400 Sony completes 100% acquisition of Nevion Sony acquires Nevion to enhance its portfolio of end-to-end IP / cloud-based production solutions for broadcasting and other applications News | Broadcast Thu, 08 Oct 2020 11:14:31 +0400