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MLB.com Twitter Show The Dugout Assigns Chameleon to the Line Up

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MLB.com’s The Dugout purchased Bannister Lake’s cloud instance of Chameleon. Chameleon Solution is an adaptable media graphics solution for NDI, SDI and digital online applications and contains the company’s best in class branding and ticker elements.   MLB Dugout launched on Twitter last month and is hosted by MLB.com’s Alexa Datt. Streaming 3 hours weekly

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Dog Days of 2017

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It’s the dog days of 2017, and while 1/4 of our team is away on vacation at any given time, we thought we’d improve on some of our current operations.  One that we really wanted to improve on was the speed and reliability of our website.  Previously, we had our servers and domain names spread

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CTV News Channel

Super Ticker and Brando Provide Workflow + Data Solution at CTV News Channel CAMBRIDGE, ON – 07-27-2017 – CTV recently launched a new national look for CTV News Channel, the Canadian company’s 24 hour station, completing phase one of a two phase reconfiguration of data workflow for the popular Canadian broadcast news network. Successfully utilizing

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Query with Francis Chan

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This summer, every couple weeks, we ask one of our staff members 10 questions. This week we chat with Francis Chan, Director of Software Development.   What do you do at BL? What’s your chief project? I work mainly on a number of things. Some of which are Score bugs, Elections player, Still Store, Flow

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Ross’ XPression Brand-it and Tick-it Launch at News 12

  Ross Video’s XPression Brand-it and Tick-it Launch at News 12 in New York CAMBRIDGE, ON 07-10-2017 – Bannister Lake and Ross Video continue to provide current news and weather media companies with the latest in branding and ticker workflow systems.  Adding to that extensive list is the recent purchase of Ross’ XPression Brand-it and

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Query With Pete Shields

Pete Shields is the Executive Producer of News 12 in New York. With 5 stations the company looks to Pete and his team to quickly process data on a daily basis for over 3 million subscribers. News 12 Traffic and Weather Channels  regional hyper-local television channels owned and operated by News 12 Networks (Altice USA),

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Elector Used by Global TV for 2 Thrill-a-Minute Elections in May

May has been an exciting month for us here at Bannister Lake. Our election software, Elector, was used by Global TV for two incredibly dramatic and historic elections. On May 9th, we had the British Columbia General Election which produced a thrill-a-minute result where 2 major parties and a minor party were able to produce an unlikely minority government.

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Query with Alain Savoie

Alain Savoie is our Creative and Technical Director at Bannister Lake and our first volunteer to participate in our summer long series: Query with…   Where every other week I’ll ask one of our staffers ten questions, to help our clients better understand masters behind the curtains. Before we begin, what’s your primarily role with

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8 Years of XPression

Our CG Journey.   As we approach our 8th anniversary of being Ross Video XPression developers, I reflect upon how we got here.   Up until 2009, all of our broadcast graphics development had been on the Inscriber platform using the RTX api. It had served us well but there were concerns about whether the Inscriber platform was

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Help!! I need somebody…

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Most people aren’t familiar with our site.  But, did you know we have a pretty good wiki!? It was recently revamped to make it easier for users to find what they’re looking for.  And our developers frequently update the site whenever there are new features added. Producers have Content Controls and Broadcast Controls.  Designers have Scene Tags

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