MobilePro Trailers Aimed at University Athletic Departments Debuts from HB


With post production and broadcast becoming a profit-center for University sports programs, both as a way to live-stream game and as a way to recruit talent, HB has devised a creative solution to the age-old, in-house broadcast studio. Today, HB Communications is pleased to announce its MobilePro trailers. These mobile, scalable, broadcast solutions are the […]

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IP-Based Video For Broadcast: Is It Right For You?


Think back to the magical time when peer-to-peer file sharing came into the collective consciousness. Suddenly, you could browse your friend’s entire album collection and download what you wanted, trade songs, and make massive group playlists. Filesharing birthed a new, massive wave of remix artists over the next twenty years. It was great fun, and […]

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HB Communications Expands to EMEA


HB Communications has announced its global expansion with incorporation in the United Kingdom – building upon prior European Union Certification – the opening of an HB office in Central London, and the appointment of a regional director for HB Communications, UK LTD. Robert Smith, formerly of Electrosonic, has joined HB in this new role and […]

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Westgate’s Las Vegas Property Screams PIXELS!


When you walk in to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook (yes, that’s the entire name — just registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) you are simply amazed. I’d heard all the hype (and probably you have as well) but even it doesn’t do this install justice. What HB Communications, rp Visual Solutions and Christie accomplished […]

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You Can Tour World’s Largest Indoor LED Videowall While at InfoComm 2016


Westgate Resorts SuperBook, the largest race and sports book in Las Vegas, now features Christie Velvet LED tiles in a 67-meter (220’ wide) by 6-meter (20’ tall) video wall, also called the highest resolution indoor LED video wall in the world. Westgate Resorts leaned on the expertise of RP Visual Solutions (RPV), Christie and HB […]

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Visit the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Superbook as part of RPV’s Mount Hall of Fame Tour during InfoComm


If you missed RPV’s Mount Hall of Fame last year, not to fear, they are resurrecting it in a BIG way again this year. Combined with a Behind the Mount booth tour, RPV will be offering a look at their Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Superbook project. This project collaboration with HB Communications and […]

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Industry Pioneer Passes: RIP Mackey Barron of HB Communications


THE AV industry’s pioneer passed away at age 95 yesterday. I say THE in all caps, intentionally. There is no one in AV who knew Mackey Barron, founder of HB Motion Picture Service (now known as HB Communications), that would disagree. His history of “firsts” in audiovisual are legendary — in addition to his unwavering […]

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