For broadcasters, 5G represents both a potentially helpful new tool and a competitive threat. The reality of either prospect hinges on how quickly and deeply the technology gets rolled out.
The online event this week underscored 2020’s biggest TV tech trend — moving on-premise broadcast workflows and vendor products to the cloud — while anticipating 5G’s potential use in remote production. Above, a 5G-enabled camera used in a BBC-led trial exploring multi-camera synchronization.
New streaming encoders in cameras are delivering HD picture quality good enough to go directly to air. That gives stations new options for IP contribution besides the common bonded cellular workflow. Above, KOAA Colorado Springs uses a JVCKenwood ProHD portable bridge in the field. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of field operations vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.
AVIWEST | Stand 2.B31 | Website: www.aviwest.com AVIWEST, a provider of live video contribution and primary distribution systems over bonded cellular and unmanaged IP networks, will exhibit the latest developments for its digital mobile newsgathering ecosystem. Key Product Updates: New Uplink System Revolutionizes Live Video Remote Production — A key highlight at IBC2017 will be […]
AVIWEST | Booth C2139 | Website: www.aviwest.com AVIWEST is a provider of live video contribution and primary distribution systems over bonded cellular and unmanaged IP networks Key Product Updates 4K and Multi HD Video Encoding and Distribution — A key highlight at the 2017 NAB Show will be the transition to the HEVC video compression standard. […]
The bonded cellular technology at the heart of today’s IP newsgathering systems has achieved such a level of maturity that many vendors have begun addressing the finer points, such as how to more closely integrate the workflow of reporters in the field with the newsroom and maintaining network speeds even when working within the confines of a VPN. At the same time, frenemy and outright competitors have arisen and are looking to make headway with stations by offering systems they say will reduce or eliminate ever-rising wireless data bills. Photo: LiveU. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of ENG/IP Newsgathering vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.