NAB HOT TOPICS

NAB 2018 Tech Hot Topics Products: IP Workflow

For the third year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to the NAB Show easier. This week’s focus is IP workflow (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page as a PDF, click here. 

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AJA Video Systems | Booth No. SL2505 | Website: www.aja.com | 180 Litton Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945 | 530-274-2048

 

Io IP — Io IP is a portable Thunderbolt 3 ingest and playback device for professional HD video and audio over IP, bridging 10 GigE to the most popular creative software applications. Io IP has all the portable benefits of the Io family line with two Thunderbolt 3 ports for flexibility. It works with AJA’s Control Room, Control Panel software and SDK tools, providing support for leading content creation applications, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple FCP X, Avid Media Composer, FilmLight products and more. Designed as a flexible platform with support for SMPTE 2022-6 and 2022-7 uncompressed IP video and audio, and SMPTE 2110 to come soon, Io IP offers you the flexibility to keep current as the IP transition proceeds.
Product Information: http://www.aja.com/products/io-ip  
Datasheet: https://www.aja.com/media/pdfs/brochures/2017-ibc/Io_Family_Brochure_PRINT_EN.pdf
Price: $2,495
Availability: Available now

To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]

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IPT Mini-Converters — IPT-1G-SDI is AJA’s 3G-SDI video and audio to JPEG 2000 Mini-Converter, and the IPT-1G-HDMI converts HDMI video and audio to JPEG 2000. Bridging from HDMI Video and Audio to TR-01 compliant JPEG 2000 over IP, the IPT-1G-HDMI is a 3G-SDI to VSF TR-01 (and other JPEG 2000 formats) converter suited for video ingest from HDMI based cameras, routers and digital recorders and players and distribution across an IP network for feeding to IPR-1G-SDI, IPR-1G-HDMI or KONA IP receivers. Bridging from SDI Video and Audio to TR-01 Compliant JPEG 2000 over IP, the IPT-1G-SDI is a 3G-SDI to VSF TR-01 (and other JPEG 2000 formats) converter suited for video ingest from SDI based cameras, routers and digital recorders and players and distribution across an IP network for feeding to IPR-1G-SDI, IPR-1G-HDMI or KONA IP receivers.

Product Information: https://www.aja.com/products/mini-converters/ip-converters
Datasheet: https://www.aja.com/media/pdfs/brochures/Converter_Brochure_WEB_EN.pdf
Price: $995 each
Availability: Available now
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]

 

Aperi Corp. | Booth No. SU11710 | Website: www.AperiCorp.com | 360 Mobil Ave Suite 200, Camarillo, CA 93010 | 805 484 7819 

Aperi App Store Applications — Ahead of NAB, a number of new functionalities will be made available in the Aperi app store including firewall, compression and codec-centric tools. The Aperi app store is an open platform that supports third-party developers as creators of functional software-based broadcast operations. At the show, the Aperi team will also speak to visitors about its new SMPTE 2110 Nat-firewall app which supports 128 bidirectional flows of content per microserver — of which there are five in a single RU — and replaces the need for separate video and audio monitoring solutions. Also on display will be Aperi’s new TICO 4K compression app, its suite of 2022 gateway and standard codecs including H.264 and J2K and an IP Mulitviewer app that can monitor hundreds of IP inputs and create five fully-independent outputs in IP, SDI or HDMI in a single RU.
Product Information: http://www.apericorp.com/apps/
To set up an appointment, contact: Andrew Osmond ([email protected])

Aperi V-Stack — One of the main presentations on its booth at NAB will be the third-generation of Aperi’s virtualization stack. The update of V-Stack features expanded functionality in multiple processes including feed monitoring, content logging and license management and now supports third-party orchestration and control systems. Extended L2/L3 networking protocols will also be on display.
Product Information: http://www.apericorp.com/platform/
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: Andrew Osmond ([email protected])

 

Avid Technology | Booth No. SU801 | Website: www.avid.com | 65-75 Network Dr, Burlington, MA 01803 | 978-640-6789 

Avid Artist | DNxIP is the latest addition to Avid’s I/O family of hardware interfaces. Built in collaboration with AJA and powered by MediaCentral, the industry’s most open and efficient platform designed for media, DNxIP provides broadcasters and post-production facilities the flexibility they need, allowing users to connect multiple devices across the newsroom or post facility. Equipped with Thunderbolt 3I/O device, DNxIP enables the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2.0. The highly portable desktop box eliminates the challenges of managing physical resources associated with legacy video routing over SDI and gives customers more flexibility in how they route video within their facilities.
Product Information: http://www.avid.com/products/avid-artist-io/features#Avid-Artist-DNxIP
Datasheet: See attached PR for more information
Availability: Coming soon
For more information, contact: Avid Sales (978-275-2480)

 

Cinegy | Booth No. SL12116 | Website: www.cinegy.com | Muellerstr. 27, 80469 Munich, Germany | +49-89-2-388-5360 

Cinegy Ops Pack — Monitoring IP-based content requires far more than just watching IP streams, SDI feeds, subtitles, multi-channel audio, metadata, etc. It all needs to be managed, monitored and analyzed simultaneously, which is why we included Cinegy Multiviewer as part of our new Cinegy Ops Pack. Multiviewer enables users to constantly display, monitor, and analyze streams from satellites, camera feeds, playout devices and other local and remote sources across multiple channels. The Ops Pack provides 24 channels of Multiviewer (much more are possible) and can be massively scaled to hundreds of channels. The integrated Cinegy Route manages and routes IP signals, and the integrated Telemetry service provides  “big  data”  visual analysis for drilling down into problems.
Product Information: https://www.cinegy.com/index.php/products/software-packs/ops-pack  
Price: $4,999
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: Sales ([email protected])

 

Evertz | Booth No. N1503 | Website: www.evertz.com | 5292 John Lucas Drive, Burlington, Ontario, Canada | 905-335-3700 

evEDGE — As IP becomes more prevalent in facilities, it opens the door for more efficient and flexible workflows. This also opens the door towards virtualization of common functions. evEDGE is Evertz’ next generation virtualization platform that supports a wide variety of processing and conversion functions. evEDGE’s flexible architecture includes the new evBLADE (an FPGA accelerated compute blade) which enables customizable and flexible operational workflows for every application found in facilities. The evEDGE platform leverages modular FPGA-accelerated compute blades and/or x86 servers to provide a scalable and agile solution which will help improve overall operational efficiency. When used in conjunction with Evertz’ VUE customizable user interface, evEDGE is the leading virtualization platform for maximizing resource availability, scalability and streamlined operational workflows.
Availability: Q2 2018
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]

 

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand | Booth No. SL106 | Website: www.grassvalley.com | 3030 NW Aloclek Dr., Hillsboro, OR 97124 | 503-526-7904 

LDX Series Cameras with SMPTE ST 2110-compliant XF Transmission Direct IP Interface — With the increased availability of high-bandwidth IP networks for live productions, this new eLicense supports the SMPTE ST 2110 standard and enables a direct IP interface of the complete transmission protocol between LDX Series cameras and XCUs over IP networks. The direct IP interface is fully transparent, so there are no limitations in the performance or features supported by the camera systems, enabling full live IP remote productions. By connecting the cameras and the XCUs to a 10 GigE IP network, any camera can be assigned to any XCU via the GV Connect Gateway.
Product Information: https://www.grassvalley.com/products/xcu_uxf_universe/
Datasheet: https://www.grassvalley.com/docs/DataSheets/cameras/ldx/GVB-1-0161S-EN-DS_LDX_Series.pdf
Price: Varies by configuration
Availability: Immediately
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]

GV K-Frame X Video Production Engine — The new GV K-Frame X Video Processing Engine builds upon the power, performance and flexibility of the current K-Frame by providing customers the added versatility of all SDI, all IP, or mixed SDI and IP board configurations, with no loss of I/O density or production creativity when switching between these formats. The new frame fully supports the SMPTE ST 2110 standard and boasts both compressed via TICO and uncompressed 4K along with HDR support. It continues Grass Valley’s “any frame, any panel” tradition, and offers an industry leading I/O footprint (192×96).
Product Information: https://www.grassvalley.com/products/gv_k-frame_x/
Price: Varies by configuration
Availability: Immediately
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]

 

Harmonic | Booth No. N424 | Website: www.harmonicinc.com | 4300 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134 U.S.A.| +1.800.828.5521 

Harmonic Spectrum X Advanced Media Server System — Harmonic’s Spectrum X advanced media server system brings new levels of efficiency, simplicity and reliability to broadcast ingest, production and playout workflows. Several new capabilities will be demonstrated on the Spectrum X server at the 2018 NAB Show, including SMPTE ST 2110 support, which enables video content and service providers to make a smooth transition to all-IP workflows for uncompressed workflows. By supporting SMPTE ST2110, Spectrum X media servers allow broadcasters to transport video, audio and data flows independently over IP networks in a more agile way, with improved workflow efficiency. Spectrum X also supports ingest of MPEG-2 transport streams over IP, enabling all IP ingest from compressed as well as uncompressed streams. By integrating SDI and IP I/O on the same chassis, Spectrum X eases the migration to IP playout workflows, allowing broadcasters to transition at their own pace by moving from SDI only, to mixed SDI and IP simultaneously, and ultimately to all IP.
Product Information: https://www.harmonicinc.com/products/product-detail/spectrum-x/
Datasheet: https://www.harmonicinc.com/media/2016/05/Harmonic_DS_Spectrum_X.pdf
Price: Available upon request
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]   

 

Imagine Communications | Booth No. SL1516 | Website: www.imaginecommunications.com | 3001 Dallas Parkway Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034 | 469-803-4900 

Selenio Network Processor — Selenio Network Processor (SNP) is the industry’s first all-IP-capable processor. The high-density SNP platform offers both SDI-to-IP gateway functionality and IP-to-IP processing capabilities, handling uncompressed UHD signals based on the SMPTE 2110 specification for transporting media over IP networks. It is especially well suited for a hybrid SDI-IP environment. Along with powerful IP-enabled video processing, the SNP offers advanced audio processing, as well as timing, synchronization, and conversion capabilities, including HD-UHD upconversion, UHD-HD downconversion, HD-3G upconversion and 3G-HD downconversion. It also manages the High Dynamic Range (HDR) adaptations and conversions required for integrating UHD and HD signals. The SNP also features an edge synchronizer for processing streams before they enter the core router, reducing complexity in signal routing. As a next-gen, FPGA-based processor, the SNP seamlessly bridges SDI and IP networks, while easily meeting UHD requirements in live production.
Product Information: https://www.imaginecommunications.com/products/networking-infrastructure/processing/selenio-network-processor
Datasheet: https://www.imaginecommunications.com/resources/datasheets/selenio-network-processor
Price: optional field
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]

Versio Platform — Versio Platform is the industry’s first cloud-native, microservices-based and modular playout solution designed from the ground-up for pure-IP, geo-dispersed environments based on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware. Powered by Zenium, Imagine’s groundbreaking approach to technical adoption, this next-generation media workflow platform enables your organization to create a custom playout solution that truly fits your needs, accelerate the launch of new services to unlock revenue potential, and adapt more quickly to market dynamics. The modular nature of Versio Platform enables media companies to select from a variety of functionality, operational modes and deployment models, including premises-based, cloud (private or public) or hybrid.
Product Information: https://www.imaginecommunications.com/products/playout/integrated-playout/versio-platform
Datasheet: https://www.imaginecommunications.com/resources/datasheets/versio-platform
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected] 

EPIC MV — EPIC MV is a software-based, hybrid IP multiviewer that provides broadcasters with a single canvas for all signal types and a seamless transition to an all-IP future. Based on Imagine’s Zenium platform, EPIC MV is UHD-ready and scalable to thousands of PIPs and hundreds of displays, providing a high-quality, low-TCO monitoring solution for hybrid environments and a simple evolutionary path to any future monitoring requirement. The EPIC MV is a complete multiviewer solution.
Product Information: http://www.imaginecommunications.com/products/networking-infrastructure/multiviewers/epic-mv
Datasheet: https://www.imaginecommunications.com/resources/datasheets/epic-mv
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected].

 

NewTek | Booth No. SL5016 | Website: www.newtek.com | 5131 Beckwith Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78249 | 210-370-8000

TriCaster TC1 NewTek’s new, NDI-ready products combine into a single workflow for hybrid SDI/IP live sports production. The TC1 offers support for 4K UHD switching, live streaming, recording, data-driven graphics, virtual sets, social media publishing and more. It supports 16 external inputs of up to 4K UHD 60p resolution without sacrificing functionality. Powered by NewTek’s NDI technology for IP-based workflows, TC1 also offers multiple studio-grade Skype TX channels for adding remote video guests to live shows.

Product Information: https://www.newtek.com/tricaster/tc1/
For more information, contact: Americas Sales (800-368-5441)

3Play 3P1 Another part of the NewTek live supports solution, the 3P1 is a cost-effective, easy-to-use and feature-rich replay solution with native IP video processing. The 3P1 offers both NDI and 3G SDI input, cross conversion, and output. An intuitive dual-channel “first replay” telestration solution allows talent to draw over live NDI video, or optionally reverse-keyed on the field-of-play on any PC, tablet, or touchscreen with a single network cable.

Product Information: https://www.newtek.com/3play/3p1/
For more information, contact: Americas Sales (800-368-5441)

NewTek-Vizrt IP Graphics Server NVG1 The NVG1 is a real-time 4K-capable 3D graphics system designed for deep integration with NewTek IP Series and the new TriCaster TC1 video production systems. The NVG1 combines the NewTek 1RU server platform with NDI IP video connectivity and Viz Trio/Viz Engine software that provides users with live graphics inside of NewTek’s end-to-end IP-native video workflows. 

Product information: https://www.newtek.com/nvg1/
For more information, contact: Americas Sales (800-368-5441)

 

Pixel Power | Booth SL8320 | Website: www.pixelpower.com | 209 E. Alameda Ave., Suite 102, Burbank, CA 91502 | 818-276-4515

StreamMaster BRAND StreamMaster Brand is a software-defined branding and graphics playout engine designed for 24/7 operation in a transmission environment. Using a singular workflow StreamMaster Brand is designed to meet a wide range of automated graphics playout and channel branding needs. It is an efficient and highly cost-effective solution for delivering graphics reliably and without operator intervention. Designed for autonomous operation and with no direct user interface StreamMaster Brand enables a complete and effortless flow of on-screen information such as Branding, Promos, Stock Data, Weather news, Sports updates or News briefings.
Product Information: http://www.pixelpower.com/products/streammaster-brand
Datasheet:
http://www.pixelpower.com/sites/pixelpower.com/files/products/attachments/streammaster_brand.pdf
Price:
Variable based on configuration, on-demand, pay-as-you-go
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]  

StreamMaster Deliver StreamMaster DELIVER is a software defined integrated playout engine designed for 24/7 production of simple or complex linear TV channels using a dedicated COTS server hardware and virtualized in a private data center or in the public cloud. Using a singular workflow StreamMaster Deliver goes further than standard playout systems by enabling you to maximize your brand and grow revenues through the creation of dedicated content for multi-platform delivery. StreamMaster Deliver offers media playback, real-time master control of live feeds, real-time graphics and DVE over SDI and/or IP streams.
Price: Variable based on configuration, on-demand, pay-as-you-go
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]  

Gallium Playout Gallium Playout is a highly integrated, sophisticated and scalable scheduling, asset management and automation system that provides the intelligence to build a variety of playout solutions. Ideal for playout facilities that need to implement automated control of transmission devices for graphics or complete channel playout. Gallium Playout goes beyond the limitations of traditional established ‘channel in a box’ automation, providing enterprise standard scalable automated transmission. With the ability to deliver multi-format content (incl. web, mobile, IPTV) Gallium Playout creates an environment that maximizes sharing across multiple channels, reducing workload and resource requirements while enhancing delivery and consistency with a single operator.
Price: Variable based on configuration, on-demand, pay-as-you-go
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: [email protected]

 

sonoVTS | Booth No. C8236 | Website: www.sonovts.com | Kapellenstrasse 11, Feldkirchen 85622 Germany | +49-89-4196710 

HDQLINE Broadcast Displays — SonoVTS will introduce additions to its range of IP-enabled HDQLINE broadcast displays, which are highly regarded for their color fidelity, resolution, precision, and seamless interoperability with other IP-based products. In addition to its new, high-specification design, HDQLINE’s future-proof platform ensures that it will be able to adapt to new technologies and standards as they emerge, making it a reliable investment in the future.
Product Information: http://www.sonovts.com
Datasheet: https://hdqline.com
Price: POA
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: Ariana Luna ([email protected])

 

Sony Electronics | Booth C11001 | Website: www.sony.com/professional | One Sony Dr., Park Ridge, NJ 07656 | 201-930-1000

PWS-4500 4K / HD multiport AV storage unit for IP network Sony’s PWS-4500 incorporates next-generation 4K and HD live production solutions with Sony NMI IP technology. The server enables XAVC (both 4K and HD) and Avid DNxHD recording capabilities, flexible I/O configurations and HFR recording. It adds support for NMI interfaces using a new file-sharing feature, SharePlay, and standard redundant power supplies. The system can be used as a cost-effective HD production recorder or as a fully featured slow-motion replay server supporting both 4K and HD formats.
Product Info: http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/product-PWS4500/  
Datasheet: http://bit.ly/pws4500brochure
Availability: available now

 

Suitcase TV | Booth No. SL5825 | Website: www.suitcasetv.com | Regency House, 30 Silent Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1TF, UK | +44 1473 258251 

Iphrame Flyaway++ Iphrame is a software-based framework for handling IP, ASI, and SDI signals in a physical PC or virtual (cloud) environment. Flyaway++ builds on the proven Iphrame Flyaway product for remote production providing more options for scaling systems and unifying sources from multiple event locations into the same production. Key to the Flyaway range is its time-compensated switching capability powered by Suitcase TV’s unique TimeLock technology that ensures frame accurate operations regardless of link latencies.
Product Information: https://www.suitcasetv.com/live-event-mixing/
Datasheet: http://www.suitcasetv.com/Downloads/Datasheets/Flyaway%20++%20Datasheet%200917.pdf
Price: POA
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment, contact: Fraser Jardine ([email protected])

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