Mark J. Pescatore

Mark J. Pescatore, Ph.D., has been writing about the professional video industry for more than 20 years.

VISTA Worldlink Adds Excitement to Women’s Soccer TV Return from COVID-19 Hiatus with VSG’s Envivo Replay

Portland, OR, Dec. 18, 2020 – Variant Systems Group (VSG), a leading provider of live broadcast production tools, today announced VISTA Worldlink, an independently owned global media solutions provider, used two Envivo Replay systems to help produce coverage of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) when it returned to action in late June. COVID-19 concerns …

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Cybathlon 2020 Goes Virtual, Coordinating Live Team Competition from 20 Countries with TVU Networks

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – December 17, 2020 – Fifty-one teams from 20 countries competed in Cybathlon 2020 Global Edition, a series of races in which people with disabilities used exoskeletons, brain-computer interfaces, and other state-of-the-art assistance systems to complete everyday tasks. This year, teams were unable to gather in Zurich, Switzerland, due to COVID-19 restrictions, …

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Innovations at TVU Networks Support Accelerated Move to Cloud-Based Workflows by Broadcasters

Multiple Initiatives Helped Broadcasters Overcome Obstacles and Adapt to Remote Production Throughout 2020 MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Dec. 10, 2020 – To help its customers navigate through social distancing restrictions and assist with business continuity, TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, rolled out major initiatives in 2020 to …

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ASG Strengthens Audio Team with Addition of Industry Veterans Jeff Briss, Collyer Spreen

EMERYVILLE, CALIF., DEC. 7, 2020 – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, today announced two recent additions to its audio team. Jeff Briss joined the company last month as audio ambassador, while Collyer Spreen joined in October as the company’s new sales engineer. In 1993, Briss co-founded Cutting Edge Audio …

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Mobile TV Group Adds FOR-A Telestrators for Live Sports Production

Cypress, CA, Nov. 19, 2020 – FOR-A Corporation of America today announced Mobile TV Group, which maintains a fleet of more than two dozen mobile production units across major U.S. cities, added four new FVW-700 telestrators to its live production trucks this year, including two last month. Based in Englewood, Colo., Mobile TV Group provides …

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TV Asahi Delivers U.S. Open Golf Championship Coverage to Japanese Audiences with TVU Networks

Broadcaster provides live coverage to Japanese viewers with IP-based remote production MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Oct. 30, 2020 – TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced Tokyo-based nation-wide broadcaster TV Asahi used TVU One mobile transmitters and the TVU Remote Production System (RPS) to deliver live …

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UEFA uses TVU Networks for the Live UEFA 2020/21 Champions’ League Group-Stage Draw

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – October 28, 2020 – UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations, and the governing body of football in Europe, selected TVU Networks to deliver their remote video solution for the first-ever remotely produced 2020 UEFA Champions League and Europa League Final 8 Draw, as well as the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions’ League …

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New Brightline Presenter Lighting Kit Offers PoE, Wireless Control for Customized Installations

Bridgeville, Penn. – Oct. 27, 2020 – Brightline, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting systems, today announced its Presenter Lighting Kit, which uses PoE (Power over Ethernet) and wireless control to deliver simple and affordable lighting packages for single presenters. Available for corner or straight installations, the new kits feature Brightline’s Flex-T recessed lighting …

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During 50th Anniversary Celebration, FOR-A Invites Video Professionals to ‘Find Your Next Innovation’

Cypress, CA, Oct. 21, 2020 – FOR-A Company Limited, the parent company of FOR-A Corporation of America, is celebrating its 50th year in business this month. Through its new slogan, FOR-A is inviting broadcast and video professionals to “Find Your Next Innovation” during its yearlong celebration. The company has also updated the for-a.com website to …

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