media center – Saar New Media http://saar-new-media.com/ Thu, 24 Feb 2022 06:58:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://saar-new-media.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-6-150x150.png media center – Saar New Media http://saar-new-media.com/ 32 32 Access to the Expo Media Center requires a 96-hour PCR test https://saar-new-media.com/access-to-the-expo-media-center-requires-a-96-hour-pcr-test/ Thu, 24 Feb 2022 06:58:43 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/access-to-the-expo-media-center-requires-a-96-hour-pcr-test/ Expo 2020 Dubai will run until March 31, 2022. To access the Expo Media Center (EMC), media will be required to provide a negative PCR test taken within 96 hours of February 24. This is a change from the previous 48 hour requirement which started in December. Media can take a PCR test at the […]]]>

Expo 2020 Dubai will run until March 31, 2022.

To access the Expo Media Center (EMC), media will be required to provide a negative PCR test taken within 96 hours of February 24. This is a change from the previous 48 hour requirement which started in December.

Media can take a PCR test at the World Parking, Dubai Exhibition Center North or Expo Village testing facilities. These tests are free on presentation of valid proof of media accreditation.

As the largest major global event of its kind to be held since the start of the pandemic, Expo 2020 continues to maintain strong Covid-19 measures, ensuring a safe and exceptional event for all attendees. These include mandatory vaccinations for all Expo staff, volunteers, contractors and service providers and international attendees, while visitors aged 18 and over must show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within the previous 72 hours, organizers said.

Wearing a mask – inside and outside – for visitors, as well as for all staff and participants, remains compulsory.

Everyone’s health, safety and well-being remain the top priority, and organizers remain committed to working with attendees to welcome visitors to a safe and exceptional exhibition.

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UNC to name media center after legendary radio man Woody Durham https://saar-new-media.com/unc-to-name-media-center-after-legendary-radio-man-woody-durham/ Mon, 14 Feb 2022 23:26:15 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/unc-to-name-media-center-after-legendary-radio-man-woody-durham/ CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina Department of Athletics announced Monday afternoon that the media center next to Smith Center, the Tar Heels’ home for basketball, will be officially named in honor of the voice radio legend Woody Durham. His wife, Jean Durham, and sons, Wes Durham and Taylor Durham, will be recognized at halftime […]]]>

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina Department of Athletics announced Monday afternoon that the media center next to Smith Center, the Tar Heels’ home for basketball, will be officially named in honor of the voice radio legend Woody Durham.

His wife, Jean Durham, and sons, Wes Durham and Taylor Durham, will be recognized at halftime of Wednesday night’s men’s basketball game against Pittsburgh, an Atlantic Coast Conference game at the Smith Center in the under the appointment of the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center.

Durham, who called North Carolina games by the thousands during his 40 years with the Tar Heels, died in March 2018 of complications from primary progressive aphasia.

“This recognition for Woody has been so emotional for me,” Jean Durham said in a statement. “This is totally unexpected, but I am so grateful. I greatly appreciate the family who made the donation to honor Woody’s memory. Knowing how loyal he was to ‘his’ university, makes this honor even more special Hopefully when fans walk past the media center and see his name, it will trigger a thought of Woody and a smile.

Woody Durham was the detailed voice of North Carolina men’s football and basketball from 1971 to 2011. Born in Mebane, he grew up in Albemarle and graduated from UNC in 1963. He called 23 football games Tar Heels, 13 Final Fours and six NCAA championship games in basketball, including NCAA program-winning seasons in 1982, 1993, 2005 and 2009.

The North Carolina Media Center next to the Smith Center is named the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center, in honor of the legendary radio voice of the Tar Heels.

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Wes Durham is the play-by-play radio man for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, co-hosts a weekday morning show on the ACC Network with Mark Packer, and calls on game shows on the ACC Network. Taylor Durham is the business development manager for Elon’s athletics department and works as the play-by-play voice of the Phoenix.

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UNC names athletics media center in honor of Woody Durham https://saar-new-media.com/unc-names-athletics-media-center-in-honor-of-woody-durham/ Mon, 14 Feb 2022 21:01:46 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/unc-names-athletics-media-center-in-honor-of-woody-durham/ History links The University of North Carolina Athletics Department and the Rams Club are proud to announce that the Media and Communications Center adjacent to the Dean E. Smith Center will be officially named the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center. The Durham family, led by Woody’s wife, Jean, and sons, Wes […]]]>

The University of North Carolina Athletics Department and the Rams Club are proud to announce that the Media and Communications Center adjacent to the Dean E. Smith Center will be officially named the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center.

The Durham family, led by Woody’s wife, Jean, and sons, Wes and Taylor, will be recognized at halftime of Wednesday’s (February 16) men’s basketball game against Pittsburgh.

“This recognition for Woody was so emotional for me,” says Jean Durham. “This is totally unexpected, but I’m so grateful. I greatly appreciate the family who made the gift to honor Woody’s memory. Knowing how loyal he was to ‘his’ university, makes this honor even more special Hopefully when fans walk past the media center and see his name, it will trigger a thought of Woody and a smile.”

“We are grateful to the University and the Athletic Department for this incredible honor,” Wes and Taylor said in a joint statement. “The generosity he showed in naming this building after our father forever ensures his incredible association with Carolina. He never took for granted the opportunity to represent his alma mater, but also coaches and players who were the focus of his broadcasts. Nearly 11 years after his career ended, Carolina and ACC fans continually remind our family how much his work meant to them.”

Wes is the play-by-play radio broadcaster for the Atlanta Falcons, co-hosts a weekday morning show on the ACC Network with Mark Packer, and calls games on the ACC Network. Taylor is the Director of Business Development and play-by-play voice for Elon Athletics.

“Woody loved his alma mater and the Tar Heels, and his work helped create generations of Tar Heel fans while setting a standard of excellence for every show, story and highlight,” said the athletic director of Carolina. Bubba Cunningham. “We tell the stories of our 800 student-athletes and 28 teams across multiple media platforms in our Media and Communications Center, and it’s only fitting that the building is now named in honor of Woody. As Woody loved the say, ‘Go where you’re going and do what you’re doing.'”

Woody Durham died on March 7, 2018 from complications of primary progressive aphasia. He was the play-by-play voice of Carolina football and men’s basketball from 1971 to 2011. The Mebane, NC native grew up in Albemarle, NC and graduated from the Carolina in 1963. He called 23 Tar Heel bowl games, 13 Final Fours, and six NCAA championship games, including NCAA title-winning seasons in 1982, 1993, 2005, and 2009.

He has won the North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year award 13 times. He has also been inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, North Carolina Broadcasters Hall of Fame, Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame, and Mebane Sports Hall of Fame.

Durham received a Distinguished Service Medal from the UNC General Alumni Association for outstanding service to the University and the alumni association; the William R. Davie Award, given by the UNC Board of Trustees to recognize extraordinary service to the university; the Skeeter Francis Award for Special Service to the Atlantic Coast Conference; the Russell Blunt Legends Award from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for being a true legend in track and field; the Lindsey Nelson Outstanding Sportscaster Award from the All-American Football Foundation; the Outstanding Service Award from the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Board of Visitors; a priceless gem from UNC Athletics; and a Distinguished Service Award from the NCHSAA.

In 2011, Durham received the Chris Schenkel Award from the National Football Foundation and four years later won the Curt Gowdy Award for Electronic Media from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

“Tar Heel fans of all ages adored Woody and fondly remember his calls as sounds of their youth, their time as college students at Carolina, and the many years to come,” said John Montgomery, executive director of the Rams Club. “We are grateful to one of these admiring fans for providing an extremely generous gift that allowed us to honor Woody in a very special way. He painted a picture on the radio for fans to remember 40 years of indelible moments and now the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center will continue to bring these plays and players to life for future generations of Tar Heel fans.”




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UNC-Chapel Hill Media Center to be named after Woody Durham https://saar-new-media.com/unc-chapel-hill-media-center-to-be-named-after-woody-durham/ Mon, 14 Feb 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/unc-chapel-hill-media-center-to-be-named-after-woody-durham/ The communications center next to the Dean E. Smith Center will be named the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center. CHAPEL HILL, NC — The University of North Carolina Athletics Department and the Rams Club will honor Woody Durham who was the voice of the Tar Heels in a special way. The communications center next […]]]>

The communications center next to the Dean E. Smith Center will be named the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center.

CHAPEL HILL, NC — The University of North Carolina Athletics Department and the Rams Club will honor Woody Durham who was the voice of the Tar Heels in a special way.

The communications center next to the Dean E. Smith Center will be named the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center. The university said Woody’s wife, Jean, and sons, Wes and Taylor, will be recognized at halftime of the men’s basketball game against Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

“This recognition for Woody was so emotional for me,” says Jean Durham. “This is totally unexpected, but I am so grateful. I greatly appreciate the family who made the donation to honor Woody’s memory. Knowing how loyal he was to ‘his’ university, makes this honor even more special Hopefully when fans walk past the media center and see his name, it will trigger a thought of Woody and a smile.

“We are grateful to the University and the Athletic Department for this incredible honor,” Wes and Taylor said in a joint statement. “The generosity of this building in honor of our father will forever ensure its incredible association with Carolina. He never took for granted the opportunity to represent his alma mater, but also the coaches and players who were central figures on his shows. Nearly 11 years after his career ended, Carolina and ACC fans continually remind our family how much his work meant to them.

Durham died on March 7, 2018 from complications of primary progressive aphasia. He was the play-by-play voice of Carolina football and men’s basketball from 1971 to 2011.

“Woody loved his alma mater and the Tar Heels, and his work helped create generations of Tar Heel fans while setting a standard of excellence for every broadcast, story and highlight,” said the athletic director of Carolina, Bubba Cunningham. “We tell the stories of our 800 student-athletes and 28 teams across multiple media platforms at our Media and Communications Center, and it’s fitting that the building is now named in Woody’s honor. As Woody liked to say, “Go where you go and do what you do”.

Durham has called 23 Tar Heel Bowl games, 13 Final Fours and six NCAA championship games, including NCAA title-winning seasons in 1982, 1993, 2005 and 2009.

He has won the North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year award 13 times. He has also been inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, North Carolina Broadcasters Hall of Fame, Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame, and Mebane Sports Hall of Fame.

He also has ties to WFMY News 2. Durham was the former sports director of WFMY News 2.

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UNC names athletics media center in honor of Woody Durham :: WRALSportsFan.com https://saar-new-media.com/unc-names-athletics-media-center-in-honor-of-woody-durham-wralsportsfan-com/ Mon, 14 Feb 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/unc-names-athletics-media-center-in-honor-of-woody-durham-wralsportsfan-com/ Chapel Hill, North Carolina – The University of North Carolina Athletics Department and the Rams Club announced that the Media and Communications Center adjacent to the Dean E. Smith Center will be officially named the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center. The Durham family, led by Woody’s wife, Jean, and sons, Wes and Taylor, will […]]]>

– The University of North Carolina Athletics Department and the Rams Club announced that the Media and Communications Center adjacent to the Dean E. Smith Center will be officially named the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center.

The Durham family, led by Woody’s wife, Jean, and sons, Wes and Taylor, will be recognized at halftime of Wednesday’s (February 16) men’s basketball game against Pittsburgh.

“This recognition for Woody was so emotional for me,” says Jean Durham. “This is totally unexpected, but I’m so grateful. I greatly appreciate the family who made the gift to honor Woody’s memory. Knowing how loyal he was to ‘his’ university, makes this honor even more special I hope when fans walk past the media center and see his name, it will trigger a thought of Woody and a smile.”

“We are grateful to the University and the Athletic Department for this incredible honor,” Wes and Taylor said in a joint statement. “The generosity he showed in naming this building after our father forever ensures his incredible association with Carolina. He never took for granted the opportunity to represent his alma mater, but also coaches and players who were the focus of his broadcasts. Nearly 11 years after his career ended, Carolina and ACC fans continually remind our family how much his work meant to them.”

Wes is the play-by-play radio broadcaster for the Atlanta Falcons, co-hosts a weekday morning show on the ACC Network with Mark Packer, and calls games on the ACC Network. Taylor is the Director of Business Development and play-by-play voice for Elon Athletics.

“Woody loved his alma mater and the Tar Heels, and his work helped create generations of Tar Heel fans while setting a standard of excellence for every show, story and climax,” said the athletic director of Carolina, Bubba Cunningham. “We tell the stories of our 800 student-athletes and 28 teams across multiple media platforms at our Media and Communications Center, and it’s fitting that the building is now named in Woody’s honor. As Woody loved to say it, ‘Go where you go and do what you do.'”

Woody Durham died on March 7, 2018 from complications of primary progressive aphasia. He was the play-by-play voice of Carolina football and men’s basketball from 1971 to 2011. The Mebane, NC native grew up in Albemarle, NC and graduated from the Carolina in 1963. He called 23 Tar Heel bowl games, 13 Final Fours, and six NCAA championship games, including NCAA title-winning seasons in 1982, 1993, 2005, and 2009.

He has won the North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year award 13 times. He has also been inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, North Carolina Broadcasters Hall of Fame, Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame, and Mebane Sports Hall of Fame.

Durham received a Distinguished Service Medal from the UNC General Alumni Association for outstanding service to the University and the alumni association; the William R. Davie Award, given by the UNC Board of Trustees to recognize extraordinary service to the university; the Skeeter Francis Award for Special Service to the Atlantic Coast Conference; the Russell Blunt Legends Award from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for being a true legend in track and field; the Lindsey Nelson Outstanding Sportscaster Award from the All-American Football Foundation; the Outstanding Service Award from the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Board of Visitors; a priceless gem from UNC Athletics; and a Distinguished Service Award from the NCHSAA.

“Tar Heel fans of all ages adored Woody and fondly remember his calls as sounds of their youth, their time as college students in Carolina, and many years to come,” said John Montgomery , executive director of the Rams Club. “We are grateful to one of these admiring fans for providing an extremely generous gift that allowed us to honor Woody in a very special way. He painted a picture on the radio for fans to remember 40 years of indelible moments and now the Woody Durham Media and Communications Center will continue to bring these plays and players to life for future generations of Tar Heel fans.”

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Austin PBS’ new media center finds a home in the ACC https://saar-new-media.com/austin-pbs-new-media-center-finds-a-home-in-the-acc/ Wed, 02 Feb 2022 21:04:05 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/austin-pbs-new-media-center-finds-a-home-in-the-acc/ Austin Community College (ACC) has a new partnership with Austin PBS, and it centers around a new state-of-the-art media center located on ACC’s Highland campus. Comes with a price tag of $55 million, the 45,000 square foot facility will include modern television studios, editing rooms, master control rooms, community spaces and more, all intended to […]]]>

Austin Community College (ACC) has a new partnership with Austin PBS, and it centers around a new state-of-the-art media center located on ACC’s Highland campus.

Comes with a price tag of $55 million, the 45,000 square foot facility will include modern television studios, editing rooms, master control rooms, community spaces and more, all intended to strengthen education , society, democracy and cultural health. The Austin Media Center will also provide ACC with innovative teaching space, flexible training labs, business incubation spaces and nonprofit resources.

Additionally, the non-profit public broadcaster has established the Moving Forward Internship Program, which will provide at least 15 paid internships per year to ACC students. For those pursuing degrees in digital and broadcast media, information technology, finance/accounting, and communications, this means valuable hands-on experience they might not otherwise have access to.

“Our move to the ACC Highland campus will allow us to be more accessible and responsive to our diverse and changing Central Texas community,” an Austin PBS spokesperson said. “We strive to be a bridge, connecting disparate groups by increasing communication and meeting people where they are.”

While the exact date of the move is yet to be determined, the resort says we can plan for it to open by 2022. Until then, get more updates by visiting austinpbs.org.

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A Virtual Media Center, a remote production platform are coming https://saar-new-media.com/a-virtual-media-center-a-remote-production-platform-are-coming/ Tue, 25 Jan 2022 08:00:00 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/a-virtual-media-center-a-remote-production-platform-are-coming/ CP Communicationsknown for its products and services for live event productions, has released two new products for those focused on live production needs. Now available are the Virtual Media Center and Quick return secure video management platform. Both products are built around WebRTC – the cloud-based technology used by Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other popular […]]]>

CP Communicationsknown for its products and services for live event productions, has released two new products for those focused on live production needs.

Now available are the Virtual Media Center and Quick return secure video management platform.

Both products are built around WebRTC – the cloud-based technology used by Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other popular video conferencing platforms – and have been used at events such as the 2021 editions of TCS New York City. Marathon and Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

“People struggle with live video latency in remote production workflows,” said Kurt Heitmann, CEO of CP Communications. “Advertisers can’t be far behind the action with play-by-play or analytics. With FastReturn, we use the power of the cloud to deliver streaming return video with ultra-low latency, so you can view your live production from anywhere on any device in real time.

FastReturn’s base package includes five streams and supports up to 100 users, but can be scaled to accommodate additional sources and larger teams. Users access FastReturn content through a web browser on smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers, as well as through Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire Stick digital media players. Content is accessible through a secure customer portal (optional user pages and custom templates are also available).

The platform can ingest any H.264 Base Profile RTMP stream, supporting HD resolution and 128 kbit stereo audio with bitrates up to 10 Mbps with less than 400 ms latency. FastReturn can also spin up edge servers around the world that are geographically closer to production to provide even lower latency and better reliability.

Available as an ad-hoc service, the Virtual Media Center is a browser-based multi-viewer designed for monitoring, not retransmitting, live video signals. Designed for use by remote journalists, it offers a variety of multi-viewer designs, ranging from simple 2- and 4-box displays to more extensive layouts based on the number of shared signals. Through a browser-based interface, media personnel can select which video streams to monitor. All models deliver video streams with secure two-step authentication and less than 400ms latency.

Beyond event coverage, the Virtual Media Center can also help with multi-camera remote production. For example, a two-day commercial shoot was recently produced on three sound stages in Atlanta. The on-site team used multiple CamSTREAM Red House Streaming (RHS) systems as well as the Virtual Media Center to provide the California-based producers and directors with real-time behind-the-scenes views of the production. Developed by CP Communications, RHS CamSTREAM systems are cost-effective, all-in-one video production and streaming solutions that are quick to set up and deploy for any live production.

“For members of the media who are unable to travel to an event, or for members of the video production team who cannot be on site, the Virtual Media Center provides an effective and efficient way to monitor live action from multiple cameras,” Heitmann explained.

FastReturn is available as a monthly service or can be licensed for specific events. CP can also provide RHS CamSTREAM units and RTMP encoders for hire.

Brian Galante

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Beijing 2022 main media center goes into 24-hour operation https://saar-new-media.com/beijing-2022-main-media-center-goes-into-24-hour-operation/ Tue, 25 Jan 2022 03:09:03 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/beijing-2022-main-media-center-goes-into-24-hour-operation/ Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows the interior of the main media center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: China Information Service/He Penglei) The main media center for the Beijing Winter Olympics officially went into 24-hour operation on Monday. The center integrates both the main press and […]]]>

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows the interior of the main media center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: China Information Service/He Penglei)

The main media center for the Beijing Winter Olympics officially went into 24-hour operation on Monday. The center integrates both the main press and international distribution centers.

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows the inside view of the Main Media Center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: China Information Service/He Penglei)

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows the inside view of the press room of the Main Media Center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: China Information Service/He Penglei)

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows a reporter working at the main media center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: China Information Service/He Penglei)

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows the “Beijing Story” exhibition hall at the main media center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: China Information Service/He Penglei)

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows a reporter posing for photos on the second floor of the Main Media Center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: China Information Service/He Penglei)

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows the exterior view of the Main Media Center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: China Information Service/He Penglei)

Photo shows a view of the main media center restaurant for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China, Beijing, Jan. 24, 2022. (Photo/VCG)

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows the exterior view of the Main Media Center for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo/VCG)

Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022 shows volunteers posing for photos with “Bing Dwen Dwen” and “Shuey Rhon Rhon”, the mascots of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in front of the main media center for the Olympics and 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo/VCG)



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CP Communications Unveils Web-Based Virtual Media Center and FastReturn Remote Production Platform https://saar-new-media.com/cp-communications-unveils-web-based-virtual-media-center-and-fastreturn-remote-production-platform/ Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:05:00 +0000 https://saar-new-media.com/cp-communications-unveils-web-based-virtual-media-center-and-fastreturn-remote-production-platform/ CP Communications has launched two new products for live production, the Virtual Media Center and the secure video management platform FastReturn. Both solutions are built around WebRTC – the cloud-based technology used by Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other popular video conferencing platforms – and have been field-proven at high profile events over the past few […]]]>

CP Communications has launched two new products for live production, the Virtual Media Center and the secure video management platform FastReturn. Both solutions are built around WebRTC – the cloud-based technology used by Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other popular video conferencing platforms – and have been field-proven at high profile events over the past few years. past years, including the Fall 2021 editions of the TCS New York City Marathon and Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

“People struggle with live video latency in remote production workflows,” says Kurt Heitmann, CEO of CP Communications. “Advertisers can’t be far behind the action with play-by-play or analytics. With FastReturn, we use the power of the cloud to deliver streaming return video with ultra-low latency, so you can view your live production from anywhere on any device in real time.

FastReturn’s base package includes five streams and supports up to 100 users, but can be scaled to accommodate additional sources and larger teams. Users access FastReturn content through a web browser on smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers, as well as through Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire Stick digital media players. Content is accessible through a secure customer portal (optional user pages and custom templates are also available).

The platform can ingest any H.264 base profile RTMP stream, supporting HD resolution and 128 kbit stereo audio with bitrates up to 10 Mbps with less than 400 ms latency. FastReturn can also spin up edge servers around the world that are geographically closer to production to provide even lower latency and better reliability.

Available as an ad-hoc service, the Virtual Media Center is a browser-based multi-viewer designed for monitoring, not retransmitting, live video signals. Designed for use by remote journalists, it offers a variety of multi-viewer designs, ranging from simple 2- and 4-box displays to more extensive layouts based on the number of shared signals. Through a browser-based interface, media personnel can select which video streams to monitor. All models deliver video streams with secure two-step authentication and less than 400ms latency.

Beyond event coverage, the Virtual Media Center can also help with multi-camera remote production. For example, a two-day commercial shoot was recently produced on three sound stages in Atlanta. The on-site team used multiple CamSTREAM Red House Streaming (RHS) systems as well as the Virtual Media Center to provide the California-based producers and directors with real-time behind-the-scenes views of the production. Developed by CP Communications, RHS CamSTREAM systems are all-in-one, cost-effective video production and streaming solutions that are quick to set up and deploy for any live production.

“For members of the media who are unable to travel to an event, or for members of the video production team who cannot be on site, the Virtual Media Center provides an effective and efficient way to monitor live action from multiple cameras,” Heitman says.

FastReturn is available as a monthly service or can be licensed for specific events. CP can also provide RHS CamSTREAM units and RTMP encoders for hire.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Florida.— CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event production, launched two new products for live production, the Virtual Media Center and the secure video management platform FastReturn.

Both solutions are built around WebRTC – the cloud-based technology used by Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other popular video conferencing platforms – and have been successfully used in the field at high profile events during years, including the fall 2021 editions of the TCS New York Marathon and the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, CP Communications reported.

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