Archive | May, 2014

ChyronHego Q1 losses increase in spite of increased revenues

27 May

ChyronHego losses increased for Q1 2014 in spite of increased revenues (mainly due to merger with Hego) and cost cutting measures. WhIle Q1 2014 revenues increased 57% to $12.6 million compared to $8.0 million in Q1 2013, the company showed an operating loss in Q1 2014 of $3.1 million compared to operating loss in Q1 2013 of $0.8 million; Q1 Net loss was $3.2 million in Q1 2014, as compared to a net loss of $0.9 million in Q1 2013;

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Which Products Top The List for Purchase in 2014?

20 May

SCRI’s 2013-14 Broadcast Pro Video Marketplace Annual Tracking Survey (since 1984) shows that Video Storage and Video Servers are the top two product type being considered for purchase in 2014, followed by Cameras. Lighting Equipment, and Switchers, rounding out the top five.
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Clouds Moving in to Production/ Post Acitivites

13 May

SCRI’s recent Post Production/ Post in the Cloud Report shows that more and more production and post activities are being conducted by use of the cloud.
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Online Content Reigns Supreme

6 May

Online digital content creation has become the primary output among broadcast & pro video and digital content producers, according to the Production/Post  in the Cloud Report by SCRI among subscribers to Broadcast Beat, Broadcast Equipment Guide, Professional AV (ProAV) Buyers Guide and Post Production Buyers Guide.   Online content leads with 52% of users, followed by Television (45%), Industrials (40%), documentaries (38%) and special event content (35%) rounding out the top five. The full list is shown in the table below: […]

4k or not 4k? Post Pros Disccuss

6 May

In a recent post by Brandie Siebel, Award-Winning Producer, Writer, Camera Operator & Editor on the Post Production Professional LinkedIn Group, the questions was posed to users: 4k or not 4k. What follows is an extract of the opinions expressed. What do you think? Leave a comment at the end of this discussion. […]