Remembering Tony Verna, and how a simple idea opens up infinite possibilities

This post was written in response to John C Abell’s article ‘The Inventor of Instant Replay Just Died: In Praise of the Power of Hacks’, found here. Download pdf version here.  Who ever thought of playing a video forward, then backwards for a bit, then forwards again? We don’t think anything of it now, but [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Fun, Zeplay | Tagged | Leave a comment

Latest Cablecast Maintenance Releases

Here at Tightrope, the new year is bringing new improvements. We’re proud to announce several fixes and improvements to those using Cablecast versions 5.4, 5.3, and 5.2. To view the full release notes, see our recent forum post on Get Satisfaction. To request this update, please email our support team and include the following items: [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Cablecast, News, Software Releases, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Introducing Tighty.TV: Submit Your Content Today

It’s about time we finally gave our sprightly little mascot something to do. The Tightrope team is happy to announce the launch of Tighty.TV, a new state-of-the-art channel streaming 24 hours a day straight from the Tightrope World Headquarters and curated by Tighty. Tighty.TV will serve as a community media showcase highlighting quality local programming [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Holiday closures and year-end THANK YOU!

First of all, we want to send a very special thanks to all our customers, partners, and friends for helping make 2014 a spectacular year for the Tightrope Team! We are always striving to keep you supported in your daily workflow, but we couldn’t do it without some support coming back at us from you. [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in News, Staff | Leave a comment

Eureka! We Have a New Knowledge Base and So Can You

After a period of wandering aimlessly through the darkness, night has made way to a new dawn. In other words, Tightrope has a new knowledge base–check it out! You can navigate to this fabulous new resource any time you need it via the support section on our website. Keeping up with the Ropers Tired of [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Cablecast, Carousel, Guides, News, Zeplay | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tightrope Holiday Closures

Please note that the Tightrope Team will be taking a break from normal operations this Thursday and Friday, November 27-28. We will return to normal operations Monday, December 1.
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

All Tightrope Product Logos Get a Refresh in 2014

We have been busy refreshing our product logos! Carousel, Cablecast and ZEPLAY all have a fresh new face. We have now updated our website and social media channels to show off our new look, so go check out the new tight-knit family (pun totally intended) of logos. Enjoy! If you are a dealer and need [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Cablecast, Carousel, Design, News, Uncategorized, Zeplay | Leave a comment

Tightrope is Seeking Beta Testers

The Tightrope team has been working extremely hard on creating the next generation of digital broadcast and signage solutions, and we’ve got some really great stuff in the pipeline. We would like to build a list of beta test volunteers now, so that as soon as we are ready to start a beta test we [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Cablecast, Carousel, News, Software Releases, Uncategorized, Zeplay | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fresh Squeezed Features in Cablecast 5.4

Cablecast 5.4 has been officially released! Enjoy more advanced channel branding options via newly added GPI triggers, more system control from within the Cablecast UI, advanced MPEG-2 compatibility and more! Support for GPI Triggers  Cablecast now supports GPI triggers. This allows you to add more customized branding to your channel including logo insertion, fades, squeeze [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tightrope presents Friday Keynote Luncheon with DeeDee Halleck at ACM West

Tightrope is proud to be your Directing Sponsor for the the 2014 ACM West 2014 Conference Keynote Luncheon on Friday, October 24 at 12pm in the Top of the Harbor Ballroom at Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach. All registered attendees are welcome to be our guest at this plated lunchtime event. Keynote Speaker: DeeDee Halleck – [...]
Continue Reading ...
Posted in Cablecast, News, Tradeshows | Tagged | Leave a comment