Broadcast Tech News – OverActive Media strikes multi-year partnership with Canon Canada

OverActive Media (OAM), has struck a multi-year partnership that will see Canon Canada become the Official Camera and Official Streaming Camera of Overwatch League esports team Toronto Defiant, with all of Defiant’s content to be shot using Canon products. Effective immediately, the new partnership will see Canon’s logo on all Defiant player jerseys for the remainder of this season; a Canon “Photo of the Day” social post from all Defiant matches; and the launch of a new nationwide contest in search of the Toronto Defiant “Official Home Game Photographer” for next year’s Overwatch season. In 2020, the partnership will see Canon featured as the naming rights holder to a new “Defiant Stream Zone.” Canon will also become the official sponsor of a new Toronto Defiant “Behind the Lens” photo and video content series.

Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of DTV transmitters, encoding systems, and associated field services, has signed a partnership agreement with DigiCAP Co. Ltd. The agreement appoints Comark an authorized reseller and service provider of the DigiCAP hardware and software product line. Comark will be focusing on the North American broadcast DTV market and will now represent DigiCaster, an integrated and virtualized ATSC 3.0 broadcast gateway solution combining eight different functions, as well as HomeCaster, a solution for over-the-air ATSC 3.0 reception that provides in-home video/ data distribution via wi-fi to both legacy DTV sets and tablets.

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) and the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) is again collaborating on a professional media networking pavilion at the AES Convention in New York, Oct. 16-18. Central to the pavilion will be the AV-over-IP Technology Pavilion Theater featuring a continuous program of 30-minute presentations covering a wide range of topics relating to audio and video over IP. AES and AIMS are calling for presentations. End users, industry associations, solutions providers, and technology developers are invited to share their knowledge and perspectives on how developments in IP networking will impact the pro audio, broadcast, and pro AV industries. The deadline for proposals is Aug. 30. More information and the abstract submission form available here.


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