Tightrope Media Systems Celebrates 25th Anniversary

December 15, 2022

As Tightrope Media Systems marks its 25th anniversary, the company is celebrating its history of delivering innovative solutions for digital signage and community media services. Today, Tightrope has evolved into two dedicated divisions: Carousel offers a complete cloud enterprise digital signage software platform with a dedicated Creative Services team, while Cablecast offers video delivery solutions […]

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Tightrope Media Systems Expanding Screenweave Mobile Viewing Platforms

June 3, 2021

Tightrope Media Systems is expanding its Screenweave mobile and OTT apps to bring community media organizations’ live channels and on-demand programs to an even wider range of viewing platforms. Complementing existing Roku and Apple TV support, a new Screenweave app brings content from Tightrope’s Cablecast Community Media platform to Amazon Fire TV devices. Screenweave apps for […]

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Tightrope Media Systems Releases Cablecast VIO Stream

March 17, 2021

Tightrope Media Systems has unveiled Cablecast VIO Stream, an automated solution for bringing live event streams and on-demand video to the web, social media and over-the-top (OTT) platforms. Extending the “add once, publish everywhere” efficiency of Tightrope’s Cablecast broadcast automation solution to organizations that don’t have their own television channel, VIO Stream enables local governments, […]

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Tightrope and ENCO Forge Partnership to Bring Automated Closed Captioning to Cablecast Community Media Workflows

May 7, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA and SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN, May 7, 2020 – Tightrope Media Systems – the pioneering developer of the Cablecast Community Media automation platform – and ENCO Systems, a leading innovator in AI-enabled captioning solutions, today announced a new strategic partnership designed to help community media organizations easily and cost-effectively incorporate automated closed captioning into their broadcast, online and OTT workflows.   The new agreement makes tailored configurations of ENCO’s award-winning enCaption automated captioning solution – optimized for the evolving needs of public, education and government […]

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Carousel Digital Signage Centralizes Systems Integration and Management Work in 7.3

May 22, 2018

At InfoComm 2018, Carousel Digital Signage, a division of Tightrope Media Systems, will emphasize the systems integration and IT management benefits of its new 7.3 software release for enterprise-class digital signage. The demonstrations will bring the cost and labor-reducing value proposition of Carousel Digital Signage to the forefront for systems integrators, consultants and dealers/distributors tasked […]

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Tightrope Media Systems and BrightSign Evolve Partnership

June 26, 2017

Tightrope Media Systems has broadened its integration with BrightSign. Tightrope and BrightSign first announced an integration partnership for digital signage networks in 2014, citing the technical benefits of merging Tightrope’s content creation and management strengths with the reliability of BrightSign XD media players. The central strategy at the time was to minimize the cost of deploying and scaling larger Tightrope Carousel Digital Signage networks, […]

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Tightrope Media Systems Integrates Carousel Digital Signage Software with Apple TV

June 7, 2017

Tightrope Media Systems claims that it’s providing its customers in education, corporate, hospitality, healthcare and other AV verticals with an easier way to drive presentations, announcements, emergency notifications and other content to all displays through a facility. Tightrope is achieving this with integration of enterprise-level digital signage with Apple TV, we think the first in the industry. Being introduced at InfoComm 2017 (June 14-16, Orange County […]

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Tightrope Media Systems to Debut Next-Generation Digital Signage Software at DSE 2017

March 20, 2017

Tightrope Media Systems will debut the release of its Carousel 7.0 Digital Signage Software. Carousel 7.0 provides richer content creation and content management software to empower a variety of modern digital signage needs,including wayfinding, interactive kiosks, video walls and digital menu boards. This empowerment begins with Carousel 7.0’s unprecedented ease-of-use via its redesigned web interface, […]

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Tightrope Media Systems to Unveil All-in-One Carousel Digital Signage Displays

March 8, 2016

Tightrope Media Systems is developing a new all-in-one display system powered by its Carousel digital signage software. Aimed at applications for interactive, information-based kiosks in busy consumer and visitation spaces as well as “end of aisle” deployments in supermarkets and retail stores, as well as large campuses (corporate, higher education) and exhibit-based environments (museums, zoos […]

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Tightrope’s Carousel 7.0 Will Debut at DSE

February 22, 2016

Tightrope Media Systems will unveil the full beta version of its Carousel 7.0 digital signage platform at the Digital Signage Expo next month in Las Vegas. With an eye toward availability in the second half of 2016, the company has made available an interim software release, Carousel 6.6, which incorporates many pertinent software enhancements requested […]

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Almo Professional A/V Signs Agreement with Three New Manufacturing Partners

September 23, 2014

Almo Pro A/V today announced the addition of three new partners: Comprehensive Cable (cable and connectivity products), TASCAM (playback and recording equipment) and Tightrope Media Systems (enterprise class digital signage solution). All three have joined the fall E4 AV Tour traveling networking and training show, which stops in Boston on Oct. 3 and Washington, D.C. […]

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Tightrope Media Systems and BrightSign Partnership Benefits TRMS the Most

February 10, 2014

Tightrope and BrightSign announced a partnership this week that will package its software and hardware, together, for turn-key digital signage systems — Tightrope’s Carousel system will be integrated with BrightSign players. Both companies’ dealer networks will have access to the combined products. Tightrope needs this alliance/partnership as the company has not done well in the […]

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Tightrope Introduces New Compact, Multiformat HD Video Server for Small-Scale Broadcast Operations at $14,995

June 14, 2013

Tightrope Media Systems announced at InfoComm the Cablecast SXHD LE video server, a new multi-format HD and SD video server that joins Tightrope’s Cablecast family of all-in-one broadcast automation systems. SXHD LE is a single-box, 1 RU solution for video playout that includes 4 TB of storage and built-in branding functions. It’s meant for small-scale […]

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Tightrope InfoComm 2013 Preview

May 13, 2013

Upgrades to Carousel Digital Signage Series 250 and 320 At InfoComm 2013, Tightrope Media Systems will demonstrate upgrades to the 250 and 320 series of the Carousel Digital Signage system, all of which are now shipping. All Carousel Servers and player appliances include hardware enhancements and the newly released Carousel 6.3.4 software update, which provides […]

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Tightrope Media Systems Adds Features to Carousel

May 30, 2012

Tightrope Media Systems has updated its Carousel digital signage system to add local weather options (supporting multi-day forecast creation and text-based crawls from WeatherBug) and now operators can build forecasts with temperature information and graphics to visualize the sun, clouds, rain and other climate conditions. In addition, the company has added multi-lingual support with right-to-left […]

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