Archive | April, 2013

Harris Broadcast Cutting Staff

30 Apr

In December 2012 Harris pulled the plug on it’s Broadcast Division which was sold to an industry outsider, Gores Group (Harris Sells Broadcast Division to Industry Outsider ). The question at the time was what would happen to the new Harris Broadcast. SCRI polled broadcast execs for their thoughts on the future of the newly formed company (Harris BCD Poll Results & Comments and  Update: Harris BCD Post Acquisition by Gores Group) […]

Avid Replace CFO Amid Financial Troubles

28 Apr

A month after receiving a letter from Nasdaq saying the company is in danger of being delisted(Avid Gets More Bad News ), Avid has named a new CFO to replace Ken Sexton, who has held the role for the past five years.  This follows on the heels of the not so amicable replacement of CEO Gary Greenfield in February (Avid Switches CEO’s on Heels of Declining Revenue Trend ) […]

Post NAB Hype vs Metrics?

24 Apr

Now that NAB 2013 and all the product announcements and technology discussions are behind us, it is time to sort the hype from the metrics.  To this end, SCRI has now completed all of its thirty plus 2013 Market and Product Reports covering the broadcast, pro video, digital film and content creation vertical markets. […]

Sony Goes After RED…the plot thickens

11 Apr

The RED litigation saga continues with Sony now filing a patent litigation suit against RED last Friday. This follows RED’s successful settlement of a lawsuit in March against ARRI  (RED vs. ARRI Lawsuit Settled ) and the patent infringement claim against Sony in February (RED goes after SONY) […]

Cautious Optimism for 2013 Broadcast Pro Video Sectors

2 Apr

SCRI has been tracking expectations among broadcast, pro video and digital cinema and content providers regarding business conditions and equipment budgets for 2013 – SCRI 2013 Broadcast, Pro Video, Digital Cinema, Digital Content Market & Product Reports. The general consensus is one of cautious optimism for improved business conditions as well as increased equipment budgets.  Read article for survey data. […]