IBC 2017

Croatel Goes Ultra-High-Definition With Evertz

Evertz has announced the launch of Croatel’s latest UHD outside broadcast truck UHD OB 5 with a complete Evertz UHD infrastructure solution. Croatel, an independent production and playout facility service provider based in Zagreb, Croatia, was formed in 1994 as the first licensed satellite service provider company in the country. Croatel has been active on […]

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TVN TECH | EXECUTIVE SESSION WITH BOB LONGO

A News Director’s-Eye View Of Hurricane Irma

Bob Longo, news director of Cox Media’s CBS-Fox (WJAX-WFOX) duopoly in Jacksonville, Fla., explains the challenges his station faced, and overcame, while covering the powerful hurricane.

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Telestream, IBM Enable High-Speed Live Video

Vantage with Lightspeed Live Capture powered by Aspera enables high-quality streaming to remote production teams for near real-time editing and production over standard IP networks.

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DTS, Tiledmedia, Viaccess-Orca Join On VR

DTS, a global provider of high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation, Tiledmedia, a provider of flexible and affordable, low-latency delivery of extremely high-resolution video content to consumer devices; and Viaccess-Orca, a leading global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions for a personalized TV experience, will demonstrate […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: CPI

CPI | Meeting Room G104 | www.cpii.com  On Sunday, Sept. 17, the Antenna Systems Division of Communications &Power Industries (CPI) will present an educational forum on “Q/V-Band Ground Systems: What Do You Need to Know” during the international IBC 2017 exhibition and conference in Amsterdam. CPI invites engineering decision-makers interested in learning how to obtain the best results from the newest generation […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Accedo

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Accedo Accedo | Stand 14.E14 | www.accedo.tv Accedo will  be presenting its latest VR capabilities of the newly launched Accedo One platform, together with Nokia OZO.   Accedo One, the first platform dedicated to transforming and growing video services, together with Nokia’s OZO Player SDK, enables pay TV operators, broadcasters and brands to rapidly […]

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Agama, VisualOn Partner To Improve OTT

Agama Technologies, a specialist in video service quality and customer experience, and VisualOn Inc., a multimedia software company that enables scalable, cross-platform media playback for global streaming media brands, are partnering to deliver a pre-integrated player SDK solution for efficient video service quality assurance for over-the-top providers. The pre-integration of Agama’s industry-leading video service assurance […]

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Dalet, Veritone Collaborate On AI Solutions

Dalet Digital Media Systems, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, and Veritone Inc., a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and solutions, announced a new collaboration. It will allow Dalet Galaxy customers to use Veritone’s industry-leading AI technology for automated metadata extraction and analysis, including speech-to-text transcription, face recognition, translation, […]

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ONE Media Refutes T-Mobile 3.0 Claims

The Sinclair subsidiary says that the carrier’s suggestion that broadcasters want an FCC mandate requiring cellphone makers to put ATSC 3.0 tuners in their phones is a “red herring.” “Nothing mandates that T-Mobile incorporate Next Gen TV capabilities in devices designed for T-Mobile’s customers,” it says. However, it also says, contrary to T-Mobile’s claims, tuners could be installed in phones.

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess-Orca | Stand 1.A51 | http://www.viaccess-orca.com   Viaccess-Orca, a global provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, will showcase its new audience measurement service, VO Audience Measurement Service, integrated with NEOTION CAM. Viaccess-Orca’s Audience Measurement Service is readily available to TV operators using a NEOTION CAM, embedding a standard Access Control […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Amagi

Amagi | Stand 2.B19 | www.amagi.com  Amagi, a provider of cloud-based broadcast infrastructure, and targeted TV and OTT advertising, says its CLOUDPORT multichannel cloud playout platform can now be deployed on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Owing to this development, Amagi CLOUDPORT users now have the option to operate on one of the most widely […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 | www.rossvideo.com  The latest generation of Ross Video’s XPression, the company’s real-time graphics engine, will be demonstrated. The latest advancement in the XPression real-time motion graphics software will feature a 64-bit version of the XPression render engine software. The next generation of XPression software will also include the ability to […]

NAB Launches Repack Education Website

TVAnswers.org offers educational sections explaining to viewers why the transition is occurring, when stations in their area are changing channels and what steps they need to take to continue receiving their local TV stations. 

Apple Unveils Much-Anticipated iPhone X

With a price starting at $999 and a host of new features, the phone will be a big test for both Apple and consumers. Will people be willing to shell out really big bucks for a relatively fragile device that’s become an essential part of daily life? On Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook called the iPhone X “the biggest leap forward” since the first iPhone.

ATSC 3.0’s Potential Top Of Mind At TV2020

ChapmanFritzHalfordKozsuchAccenture’s Mike Chapman, OneMedia’s Jerry Fritz, FTI Consulting’s Mary Ann Halford and Sandhi Kozsuch, chairman of the Pearl group will spell out the opportunities that lie ahead for stations once the new transmission standard is in place at TVNewsCheck’s second annual TV2020 conference at NAB Show New York.

David Sarnoff Library Collection Opens To Public

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Tellos Alliance

The Tellos Alliance | Stand 8.D47 | www.telosalliance.com/tvsg  The Telos Alliance TV Solutions Group will introduce the new Telos Infinity IP intercom in addition to the latest broadcast solutions from Linear Acoustic and Minnetonka Audio. More than just a talkback system, Telos Infinity IP Intercom converges voice communication and contribution audio on a single IT […]

T-Mobile: No To ATSC 3.0 Cellphone Mandate

Given the “detrimental effects” of including ATSC 3.0 chips and antennas in cellphones, the wireless carrier argues in a 10-page “white paper” that the FCC should not mandate that device makers install them. “The decision as to whether to include ATSC 3.0 in a device must be left to the market to decide.”

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Litepanels

Litepanels, a provider of LED lighting for the film, photographic and broadcast industries and a Vitec Group brand, has introduced the Litepanels Gemini — a new 2×1, RGB-WW soft panel that combines daylight, tungsten, and red-green-blue LEDs to deliver highly flexible and precise color adjustment. The Gemini soft panel produces true, full-spectrum white light and […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Square Box Systems

Square Box Systems | Stand 7.J38 | www.squarebox.com  Square Box Systems, the company behind the CatDV media asset management (MAM) system, today unveiled an advanced version of its Adobe Premiere Panel and an all-new Adobe After Effects Panel. Both panels are designed to enhance the creative process for Adobe Creative Cloud users that need to […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: PHABRIX

PHABRIX | Stand 10.B12 | Website: http://phabrix.com/ PHABRIX will be highlighting its latest solutions for HDR, UHD & SMPTE 2110* / 2022-6 IP signal generation, analysis & monitoring. Qx 12G’s advanced toolset for HDR/WCG includes a luminance Heat-map for easier HDR visualization plus a generator, CIE chart, and waveform/vectorscope. For SMPTE 2110 and 2022-6 IP, there’s Packet […]

Apple TV 4K Box Will Be Much More Powerful

Apple’s new streaming set-top will be called the “Apple TV 4K,” and come with a six-core A10X Fusion processor and 3 gigabytes of RAM, according to the latest information gleaned from the iOS 11 GM.

Fox News Expected To Launch Updated Logo

Ken Truong Named President of FOR-A America

FOR-A Corp. of America, a manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, today named Ken Truong president of FOR-A Corp. of America, effective Aug. 1. He was previously FOR-A’s chief technical officer. Truong’s career with FOR-A has spanned 18 years, during which he served as technical director and then […]

Sign Of The Future? Facebook Arrives At IBC

Social networks have steadily and inexorably taken control of the broader internet, so it’s not surprising to see social begin to influence the programming agendas of conferences like IBC, which are steeped in internet video. Indeed, IBC 2017 attendees will be able to feel Facebook’s gravity right when they walk in this year, with Daniel Danker, product director for the social networking giant, tentpoling the keynote opening panel event, “Fans, Friends and the Future of Broadcasting.”

 

Creative Arts Emmys 2017: Winners List

Saturday Night Live, ‘Stranger Things and Westworld are the big winners, taking home five awards apiece.

Legendary Sports Exec Don Ohlmeyer Dies

Don Ohlmeyer, a singular force whose creative vision and talents reshaped not only sports broadcasting but the entertainment side as well, has died at the age of 72. He began his career at ABC Sports and as a producer there transformed shows like Wide World of Sports and helped Monday Night Football set a template for big-time primetime productions.