Powergold music scheduling software now available in Canada for barter

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Powergold music scheduling software is now available in Canada for barter from Momentum Media Networks. The move is a first for music scheduling. Michael Olstrom is the contact.

Dejero has formed a technology partnership with Canadian-based small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) industry experts Draganfly Innovations Inc. The collaboration sees Draganfly’s Commander UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) quadcopter bundled together with the Dejero EnGo mobile transmitter—providing real-time video transport from the air. The collaboration will enable broadcasters to integrate live video captured with UAVs into their newsgathering, sports and event coverage, and video production for television and online audiences.

Tyler Everitt and Christine Scanlon

Pippin Technical Service Ltd., is under new ownership with employees Tyler Everitt and Christine Scanlon becoming president/CEO and CFO respectively. Company founder Al Pippin has retired. The Saskatoon-based equipment supplier and systems integrator has been serving the broadcast industry since 1984. Pippin’s full range of services will continue to be offered including studio, RF, STL, IT/Computer, telephony, automation, captioning, networked audio, audio processing, and full installation, service and support.

Larche Communications has acquired creative, digital-first agency Tyger Shark. The Barrie, ON-based media company has been building its digital division, divesting itself earlier this year of four radio stations including 104.1 The Dock (CICZ-FM) Midland and KICX 106 (CICX-FM) Orillia.

AdsWizz is the latest company to launch a Podcast Platform Partnership Program. AdsWizz is integrating its audio monetization suite to allow its initial slate of partners to offer targeted, programmatic buying on their podcast content. The initial wave of Premier AdsWizz Podcast Platform Partners include podcast hosting companies Libsyn, Blubrry, and StreamGuys; Voxnest, the company behind Spreaker and BlogTalkRadio, that develops podcast audio content management solutions for publishers and media; and EmpireStreaming, an audio-centric CDN and Saas Management platform for live and on-demand content.