Archive | March, 2014

Apple Entering TV Business?

25 Mar

Apple is reported to be in talks with Comcast about entering into a streaming TV service. Comcast just signed a deal with Netflix last month. While the Comcast/Apple discussions are considered very preliminary, Apple is also reported to be in discussions with programming companies about acquiring additional entertainment or news contents.  Read more


Harris Gone – Gates Back: Survey Results!

18 Mar

In December 2012 Harris pulled the plug on it’s Broadcast Division which was sold to the Gores Group (Harris Sells Broadcast Division to Industry Outsider). Speculation then was that the Harris name would disappear. Now that has come about. SCRI has done prior polls on the name change. Read all about it here.


Big News: Quantel/Snell; Belden/Grass; Avid/NASDAQ; Dolby/Doremi.

12 Mar

In the past few weeks there have been several major  announcements by broadcast pro video equipment manufacturers which are threatening to impact the marketplace. These include: the just announced Quantel’s acquisition of Snell; Grass Valley being acquired by Belden; Avid being delisted from NASDAQ; and Dolby’s acquisition of Doremi. Read on for more info. […]

Cloud Use on the Rise in Broadcast Pro Video Sector

11 Mar

SCRI has completed the 2014 Broadcast Pro Video Production/Post in the Cloud Report (conducted with Broadcast Beat Magazine and Broadcast Equipment & Pro Av Buyers Guides ) as well as SCRI’s annually updated 2014-2015 Broadcast Pro Video Marketplace (B/PVM) Product Reports, and SCRI’s brand new 2014 Broadcast Pro Video Marketplace (B/PVM) Trends Report. Read on for some key data plus descriptions and links to table of contents and discounts offered for each report. […]