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Hitachi-Comark Primed For The Repack

In anticipation of the repack market for high-power UHF transmitters, it has been expanding its workforce and otherwise gearing up. Although the company is confident that the business is coming, it’s just not sure when or, to put it more precisely, it isn’t sure of the pace of business. The repack is to play out in phases over three years.

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Barnfind Technologies

Barnfind Technologies | Stand 8.A33 | Website: https://www.barnfind.no/ Barnfind Technologies is a manufacturer of a multi-functional, signal neutral fiber transport platform, returns to IBC with a host of new and enhanced products. BarnOne with Web Server and control via Telnet — Barnfind’s new web interface provides efficient installation, configuration and operation of one or multiple […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Tedial

Tedial | Stand 8.B41 | Website: http://www.tedial.com/ MAM Distribution— Tedial will continue to highlight its MAM workflow systems for the preparation, management and packaging of distribution, including versioning, OTT, VOD and on-line distribution. Tedial Evolution enterprise MAM tools include the Evolution Version Factory. Focusing on efficiency, Tedial will demonstrate an end-to-end Interoperable Master Format (IMF) […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Lawo

Lawo | Stand 8.B50 | Website: www.lawo.com Lawo designs and manufactures pioneering network, control, audio and video technology for broadcast and post production, as well as live performance and theatrical applications. IBC 2017 will see Lawo to demonstrate a unified infrastructure for audio, video, data and control in practical applications, as well as discuss the […]

DMA 19: CLEVELAND, OH

Triveni Digital Joins 3.0 Test At WJW

The company’s GuideBuilderXM ATSC 3.0 signaling and announcement generator and StreamScope XM MT monitoring and analysis system have been deployed at WJW to test interoperability and performance, providing broadcasters with a real-world working model for ATSC 3.0 television operations.

Live Webcast To Celebrate TV’s 90th Birthday

A live webcast today will celebrate the transmission of the first electronic TV signal on Sept. 7, 1927, and the man behind it, Philo T. Farnsworth.

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Quantum

Quantum | Stand 7.B27 | Website: www.quantum.com Quantum provides workflow-optimized storage technologies and data management solutions. New | StorNext 6 Release — A series of substantive updates within the StorNext 6 platform demonstrates Quantum’s ongoing leadership in workflow storage — with a particular focus on enabling high-resolution workflows. StorNext 6 highlights include: • Quality of Service — […]

Verance Names Anderson Partnership Officer

The former head of Nielsen’s Gracenote, Eric Anderson, will look to form partnerships with ce companies, chip manufacturers, brands, broadcasters & content providers as more broadcasters adopt Verance Aspect for ATSC 3.0.

Riedel Names Phil Stein VP Strategic Accounts

Riedel Communications today announced that Phil Stein has joined the company as vice president, strategic accounts for the Eastern United States. Reporting to Joyce Bente, president-CEO, Riedel North America, Stein will be responsible for expanding Riedel’s market presence among high-profile accounts in the eastern half of the U.S. Just prior to joining Riedel, Stein served […]

DMA 41: OKLAHOMA CITY

KOCO Set Goes Big With ‘Diagrid’ Pattern

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Verizon Digital Media Services

Verizon Digital Media Services | Stand 7.C11 | Website: www.verizondigitalmedia.com Verizon Digital Media Services will feature its Smartplay by Verizon technology, a one-to-one session-management system that enables content owners to realize greater insights and create more effective monetization strategies for their content. The company will also highlight the Volicon Media Intelligence service, which records and […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Pixel Power

Pixel Power | Stand 7.A31 | Website: www.pixelpower.com  Pixel Power, a global automation, branding and graphics supplier, will feature a new application of its Factory automated file-based production software. It will be demonstrated creating all the assets required for a complex, multi-platform video on demand or catch-up service, without the need for user intervention. Rather than […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 | Website: https://www.rossvideo.com/ Ross Video has multiple IP-related initiatives it will show at IBC. Following last year’s IBC announcement that Ross Video is a key technology partner in the delivery of live production workflows over IP at the YouTube Space London facility, the company will share its advancements over the […]

Hybrik Adds DRM Support To Cloud Processing

Hybrik Inc. today released a major update to its cloud media processing service that incorporates digital rights management (DRM) features, including encryption and packaging. In addition to DRM support, the new version adds cloud-based previews, external script management, automated watch folders, and other new features. “We are continually upgrading our capabilities to meet our customers’ […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Avioon

Avioon | Stand 5.B06 | Website: www.avioon.com  Avioon designs and develops high-performance, scalable software products for the expanding markets of video production and distribution. Video Transcoding On Demand: In the Cloud or On Premise and Hybrid — More delivery platforms, more devices and more viewers consuming content has created a pixel explosion that requires scalable […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Scality

Scality | Stand 7.G16 | Website: www.scality.com  Scality, a provider of object and cloud storage, will showcase and demonstrate its newest cloud and object storage products Appliance-inspired, Scality RING7 multi-site scale-out filesystem and object storage solution, is designed for security-focused organizations once leery of the public cloud. Companies can leverage vast scalability benefits, confident that essential data […]

Dejero, Newtec Collaborate On CellSat Solution

Dejero, known for blending IP networks for video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, is collaborating with Newtec, a satellite communications specialist, for the Dejero CellSat solution. CellSat will be showcased at the Dejero stand 12.B42, at the Intelsat stand 1.C71 and at the Newtec stand 1.A49 during IBC 2017 (Sept. 15-19 in Amsterdam). Dejero CellSat […]

TV Nova Selects Apantac T# Multiviewers

TV Nova, a division of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) and one of Central Europe’s largest commercial television broadcasters has chosen Apantac T# Multiviewers for the expansion of its production control room, master control room and telco signal monitoring. TV Nova broadcasts 24 hours a day, reaching 99.5% of households in the Czech Republic and […]

DMA 47: JACKSONVILLE, FL

WJXT Copter Features GSS, Ikegami Gear

Graham Media’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47) has a new B512 Broadcast Series system from Gyro-Stabilized Systems (GSS), equipped with an Ikegami HDL-F3000 high sensitivity compact two-piece separate optics camera.     The install represents the world’s first Gyro-Stabilized Systems B512 camera system powered by GSS’s GroundControl wireless bi-directional gimbal control solution. The station can fully remote-control the B512’s […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Tektronix

Tektronix | Stand 10.D14 | Website: Tek.com Ensuring the availability and quality of both live and file-based content is a critical challenge for video content distributors moving to adaptive bit rate (ABR) and over-the-top (OTT) delivery models. Those challenges are being addressed by Tektronix with the introduction of video on demand (VOD) and live OTT […]

Global News Adding Annova’s Newsroom System

Canadian media content company Corus Entertainment is adding newsgathering system OpenMedia to its Global News operations across the country. OpenMedia, the flagship software from Munich-based Annova Systems with more than 50,000 users around the globe, is being added to Global newsrooms in more than 20 Canadian markets, well as in the organization’s foreign bureaus in […]

Dolby Laboratories To Be Honored At IBC 2017

IBC is to award its highest accolade, the International Honor for Excellence, to Dolby Laboratories. In IBC’s 50th anniversary year, it reflects on more than 50 years of continual improvement in sound from Dolby. At the time of the first IBC in 1967, one of the big technological challenges was tape noise in professional recordings. […]

Pilot Sponsors Grady Mobile News Lab

NAB’s Pilot innovation initiative will sponsor the Mobile News Lab project at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication during fall 2017. The sponsorship will provide the lab with new equipment for producing virtual reality content along with materials for training mobile-media best practices.  The Grady Mobile News Lab launched in Fall 2014 to […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: MultiCAM Systems

MultiCAM Systems | Stand 12.E56 | Website: www.multicam-systems.com MultiCAM Systems, a supplier of integrated video production systems for the broadcast and professional AV markets, will unveil a new dual SDI/IP camera interface that increases camera density for acquisition workflows using SDI PTZ cameras. In late June, MultiCAM Systems unveiled a new interface attachable to its […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Digigram

Digigram | Stand 8.C51 | Website: www.digigram.com  Digigram will bring to the market advanced solutions that allow broadcasters, radio automation editors and even journalists to vastly improve their way of working. IQOYA IP Codec’s Power in a Pure Software Solution — Digigram is making its IQOYA audio-over-IP (AoIP) technology accessible as middleware to ecosystem partners […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Slomo.TV

Slomo.TV | Stand 8.B40 | Website: http://slomo.tv/en/ Slomo.TV, an international supplier of server-based video record and replay systems, will introduce BlackJack AT/4K, a four input- and two output-channel 4K recording and instant replay server that supports Apple ProRes and Sony XAVC codecs. BlackJack AT/4K is the latest product of Slomo.tv’s long-term development strategy.  Building on […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Video Clarity

Video Clarity | Stand 2.C57 | Website: videoclarity.com  Video Clarity Inc., a provider of market-leading audio and video quality measurement and analysis systems, has set a slate of demonstrations at IBC 2017 that will showcase the capabilities of its IP-specific test solutions for honing IP production and delivery workflows.  Video Clarity and PacketStorm Communications will […]