Transform your live production, broadcast and corporate audiovisual with technologies that streamline workflows and reduce costs
VidOvation excels in helping clients like you integrate custom video transmission, streaming, contribution, and distribution systems into existing infrastructure, with the ability to satisfy almost any application or budget.
We apply proven expertise to your complete project life-cycle from consulting and management to engineering and design, to warranty and support.
VidOvation helps professionals like you simplify your workflows and save costs in production, broadcasting, streaming, wireless, IP television distribution, and digital signage systems. You can save costs with At-Home Remote Production technology using cellular, the public Internet, managed networks, and microwave while maintaining frame-accurate genlock and seamless lip-sync across many handheld and untethered cameras. Your facility can reduce rack space by using our IPTV and digital signage systems to distribute live television, cable TV, satellite, studio feeds, stage feeds, and digital signage over your corporate network. You can eliminate cabling with wireless video, audio, and data links. When you’ve got to have a robust ultra-low latency, bi-directional radio with dynamic FEC and ARQ with fully integrated intercom and camera control, we can help.
Let VidOvation serve you like Riot Games, Bassmasters, Bally Sports, Big Ten Network, PGA, ABC, Big Fish Entertainment, MGM, Wolf Entertainment, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Paramount, US Marine Corps, State of Michigan, Compass Christian Church and BAMF Health.
Discover how Technology as a Service eliminates obsolescence and preserves your budget.
President and CEO
Executive Vice President and CTO
The Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE), VidOvation is headed by President and CEO Shannon Jachetta and Executive Vice President and CTO Jim Jachetta. As Co-founders, Shannon’s management and corporate leadership perfectly complement Jim’s engineering and technical vision.
Executive Vice President and CTO Jim Jachetta is an industry veteran with over three decades of experience designing, integrating, and delivering video, fiber optic, and data communication systems. He drives VidOvation to make the ‘impossible’ and ‘never been done before’ a cost-effective, everyday solution aligned with the client’s business goals.
VidOvation is a leading technology integrator of video, audio, and data transmission, contribution and distribution systems for the broadcast television, sports, production, corporate AV, first responders, and government markets.
- Live at-home remote production or REMI without the headaches with frame-accurate genlock and lip-sync across multiple cameras.
- Ensure legal compliance in your live enterprise IPTV and digital signage system with industry-approved Veramatrix DRM and encryption.
Encompassing Emmy award-winning bonded cellular, wireless video, video streaming, video over IP, encoding, IP probing, monitoring & multiviewer, enterprise IPTV, Verimatrix & Pro:Idiom digital rights management (DRM) & encryption, digital signage, and fiber-optic communications systems, VidOvation solutions improve video transmissions by removing the frustrations of signal loss, latency, interference, noise, and security issues. VidOvation excels in helping its clients integrate custom solutions into existing infrastructure, with the ability to satisfy almost any application or budget. The company applies proven expertise to the complete project life-cycle — from project consulting and management to engineering and design, to warranty and support.
In addition to VidOvation manufactured products, we also represent great brands such as ABonAir, AlphaEye, Haivision, Cobalt Digital, MultiDyne Fiber, NewTek, Technicolor, QVidium, V-Nova and more.
VidOvation helps clients readily integrate complete customized solutions into existing infrastructure and third-party systems. VidOvation understands that many businesses do not have the knowledge or physical resources to design and implement a complete system that fits within their technical and budgetary needs, and as such, usually seeks third-party support.
VidOvation’s engineering staff has expertise all aspects of video audio and data transmission and distribution. We have written many eBooks and User Guides on the subject of wireless video communications, IPTV, video over wired IP and Ethernet networks, streaming video, webcasting and more. Our Guide to Fiber Optics helps out customers prevent costly mistakes when transporting Video, Audio, Data and RF over fiber optic cable and fiber optic networks. You will learn about a wide variety of fiber-optic cable and assembly options. Whether your need is a quick consultation on the best product fit for a one-off live stage event or requires a detailed execution plan to provide a fiber optic transport system to securely route and distribute high-resolution computer graphics in a high-security environment like the Pentagon, VidOvation can deliver it.
Design and Engineering:
VidOvation’s design and engineering expertise have proven itself time and time again, developing world-class and application-specific systems that many thought impossible. VidOvation covers a wide variety of applications such as designing an in-goal wireless camera system which captures and records live video of the goal line for officiating and instant replay verification for the NHL and Russian Hockey League. At the other end of the spectrum are projects that provide the Las Vegas City Center with the world’s largest hospitality implementation of broadcast quality video with up to 1080p resolution through a fiber optic infrastructure. Whether your project is small or large, the company’s innovative design and engineering team can help you to develop an application solution that fits perfectly within your budget, while dramatically reducing CapEx and OPEX costs, resulting in a 2x return or better on your video investment.
VidOvation’s systems integration expertise is unparalleled in the industry for its quality of work and attention to detail. With approved design and engineering plans, the project team quickly moves from design and development of your unique system solution to either giving critical guidance to your engineering team or providing complete turnkey on-site integration into your existing or planned infrastructure. For large scale projects, VidOvation employs a trusted team of experienced partners to ensure timely completion of your vision, on time and on-budget.
VidOvation understands that each project is unique and requires a specific set of operations designed to accomplish a singular goal. Our years of experience in managing a variety of projects allow us to apply our knowledge, skills, and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently. Specifically, our strategic competency in understanding organizational cultures enables us to tie project results to your business goals — and thus, allowing you to compete better in your markets.
To do so, we focus on five critical processes:
- Monitoring and Controlling
Let our expert team help you to bring a unique focus to your next project to deliver the On-time and on-budget results that your business expects.
Warranty and Support:
VidOvation offers a broad range of warranty and support options to suit your organization’s business needs. Our standard warranty and essential support aim at operations that do not require 24×7 care and includes technical support by phone and email during regular business hours. On the other hand, we understand many companies’ operations run 24x7x365 and cannot tolerate any downtime. VidOvation offers a range of service level agreements to address this need, from enhanced response times and around-the-clock access to onsite hardware replacement. Whatever your service needs, VidOvation will work with you to create a unique support program that best fits your operation and budget, guaranteed.
Experience & Affiliations
VidOvation is a passionate team of problem solvers servicing over 1000 companies around the globe including many of the Fortune 100. Below is a partial list of this customer experience:
- National Hockey League – NHL
- NFL Carolina Panthers
- ABC/Disney Network News
- AT&T / SBC
- Naval Air Warfare Center
- Bell Canada
- NBC Field Operations
- National Football League – NFL
- NBC Network News
- CBS Network News
- News 12 Long Island
- NBC News Channel
- Peppermill Casino
- TV GLOGO
- CityCenter Las Vegas
- Connecticut DOT
- Pentagon Remote Briefing Center
- Department of Justice
- CBS News Path
- Department of Defense
- TCI Cable
- CBS Network Television
- Storz – Karl Storz Endoscopy
- Falcon Cable
- The Department of Transportation
- FOX Digital
- FOX News Channel
- Turner Broadcasting
- Time Warner Cable
- GSA – General Services Administration
- United Space Alliance
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
- The United States Air Force
- Juniper Networks
- Intelsat General Corporation
- U.S. Capitol Visitors Center
- Tyler Perry Studios
- The United States Navy Newport News
- United States Navy
- Level 3 Communication / VYVX
- Verizon / MCI
- Universal Studios
- Manitoba Lotteries Corporation
- MGM Resorts
- Minnesota DOT
- MSG Network
- MSG Varsity
VidOvation strives to make a contribution to the industry with its heavy activity in its affiliate groups listed below:
- National Association of Broadcasters
- Society of Motion Pictures & TV Engineers
- Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
- Armed Forces Comm & Electronics Assoc
- InfoComm International
- Sports Video Group