Radio & Television

No more videotape at City Toronto

TORONTO – The only tape in use at CHUM Television in Toronto is to be gaffer tape, the company announced Friday. As of now, Citytv Toronto's BT-BreakfastTelevision and its newscasts "CityNews" at Noon, Six and Eleven are now 100% tapeless. Citytv becomes one of the first Canadian broadcasters to achieve 100% tapeless acquisition and play-to-air in the newsroom. All field content is now acquired on Ikegami Editcams, edited on multiple Avid NewsCutters utilizing Avid ISIS (Infinitely Scalable Intelligent Storage) central storage and played to air through Avid AirSpeed playout servers under Avid ControlAir, says the CHUM release. This technology replaces...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.