TCT Television Deploys Hybrid Master Control Leveraging AI
By Phil Kurz - Aug 4, 2020
Artificial intelligence is helping the broadcaster reduce costs and improve efficiency
AKRON, Ohio—Religious broadcaster TCT Television will go live with a new hybrid master control (MC) system in mid-August that leverages a unique combination of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and MC and studio control automation to drive efficiency, save money and improve live program content.
“I’ve replaced a master control system that I literally put in in 2005,” says Bruce Hart, vice president of engineering at TCT. “I’ve been maintaining it now for 15 years, looking for the right option to transition to and move forward.” Read More.
Aveco Partners With Ocon Solutions On Software-Defined Master Control, Ops
Collaboration aims to open more station operations to software-based workflows.
Posted by Tom Butts - Aug 5, 2019
LOS ANGELES—Broadcast automation provider Aveco has announced a strategic partnership with Ocon Solutions Company (OSC), an industry-leading broadcast design company to develop “software-defined master control” and “software-defined station operations” solutions.
“Like so many of the industry, I’ve admired Jim Ocon for decades—he’s
been an innovative leader and contributed so much to how the TV industry
has matured,” said Jim O’Brien, president of Aveco. “We’re honored to partner
with OSC to bring ‘software defined master control’ and ‘software-defined
station operations’ to market.” Read More.
Presented by Broadcasting & Cable Magazine, Multichannel News and TV Technology Magazine
This invite only event featured thought leaders and stakeholders across the media industry. This group met to discuss emerging workflows, business planning and hear various key topics from an impressive list of speakers and companies. Read More.
Jim spoke and participated on the panel,
Next-Gen Networks: The Promise of 5G, ATSC 3.0 and New Networking Technologies
He also presented a special topic,
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What is RIST? www.rist.tv
Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST)
For a long time the broadcast market has been looking for compatibility between vendors for professional video contribution and distribution over the Internet. With RIST interoperability is achieved, while at the same time vendors are allowed to innovate within their implementations.
Interoperability and innovation at the same time. A win-win. Ocon Solutions Company has joined forces with RIST Forum to help realize and implement a worldwide internet standard for streaming media.
By SVG Staff
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:16 am
Sailing fans all over the world viewed last month’s 2018 Congressional Cup regatta live in 360-degree VR, courtesy of a partnership between the Long Beach Yacht Club’s (LBYC) media team and several technology firms, including TVU Networks, Samsung Electronics America, Telstra Broadcast Services, BOXX.TV, broadcast integration and project manager Suitelife Systems and wireless innovation house Ocon Solutions Company (OSC). Read More.
Ocon Solutions Company is looking to help stations eliminate budget-busting data plan overages
Phil Kurz Mar 21, 2018
FORT COLLINS, COLO.—Jim Ocon, a familiar face to many broadcasters, two weeks ago launched Ocon Solutions Company, a Fort Collins, Colorado based engineering consultancy to address what he sees as a dearth of innovation at stations when it comes to field contribution for news and to plug the budgetary hole of wireless data plan overages. Read More.