Supply Lines – Markham-based Nextologies chosen to provide AP’s global video delivery

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Nextologies Limited has been chosen by The Associated Press to distribute its Live Choice live video product to digital and broadcast customers, essentially handling its video delivery across the globe. Markham, ON-based Nextologies and AP designed and integrated their technology systems to provide users with a simple interface to book and activate live video transmissions and integrate them into their own production environment. The project relies on Nextologies’ proprietary NXT-4 hardware and software. The project was rolled out over a four-month period after comprehensive design work.

Dejero has been recognized for its role in supporting the world’s first live rock concert using 5G and holographic technology, winning an IABM (formerly the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) BaM award in the project collaboration category. Waterloo, ON-based Dejero and Musion 3D, a leader in holographic technology, worked together with Vodafone Romania to enable an 11-year-old guitarist to join a rock band on stage, and perform together with the band as a human hologram, through a 5G connection and holographic projection, over Vodafone’s 5G network. Collaboratively, Dejero, Musion 3D and Vodafone Romania won the BaM Innovation Award for the unprecedented event. Live-streamed on Facebook, the concert became Vodafone Romania’s 2019 flagship television commercial in Romania, with over 2 million YouTube views to date. 

PromoSuite has introduced PromoSuite Production, the first product launching on the new PromoSuitePlus platform. PromoSuite Production is an advanced production workflow application designed to optimize the way sales and creative teams collaborate to create recorded spots. PromoSuite Production is aimed at driving greater productivity by streamlining task management, automated workflow and team collaboration within a single technology framework. PromoSuite Production is available now for cash or barter. 

Cable 14, serving Hamilton and surrounding communities, has successfully implemented Bannister Lake’s Chameleon data management and aggregation solution to control and visualize data content on its broadcasts. Bannister Lake helped the channel develop new data readers covering the Canadian University Football League and Ontario Hockey League, and improved the channel’s ability to manage and visualize Twitter-based content as well as local traffic cameras. Chameleon’s integration with Cable 14’s traffic system also allows the station to provide automated “Coming Up Next” snipes and billboards to promote upcoming programming.

 


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