IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

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 […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

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.

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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.

News Tech Leaders To Mine Digital-TV Integration, Production At NewsTECHForum

AddaliaRouxSieglerStoneAt TVNewsCheck’s upcoming NewsTECHForum, engineering, news technology and digital directors from Hearst Television, Cox Media Group, Fox Television Stations and Dalet will look to the newsroom’s evolving future in terms of digital and television production integration.

‘GMA’ Adds ‘Extreme Weather Center’ For Irma

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WBBM Moves Out Of Streetside Studio

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WJAX Rolls Out New Look Early For Irma Coverage

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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 […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

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) […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

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 […]

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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.

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

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 […]

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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 […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

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’ […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

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 […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

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 […]