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Boosted By COVID, NDI Gains Traction With Broadcasters And Vendors

NDI may have been built as a means of bringing video workflow to the masses, but broadcasters have embraced it to be a viable alternative to the ST 2110 uncompressed IP standard and as a more cost-effective way to add routing capacity to SDI plants.

V-Nova Receives Lumiere Award From Advanced Imaging Society

V-Nova, a provider of video compression solutions, has been recognized by The Advanced Imaging Society (AIS) Awards Committee for its Point Cloud Compression technology with a Lumiere Award. Already an established member of the society, this achievement highlights V-Nova’s successful collaboration with PresenZ VR, where the V-Nova Point Cloud Compression technology was combined with the VR technology […]

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Smooth Sailing For The C-Band Shift

Broadcasters are wending through a C-band repack now operating on an accelerated timeline with completion slated for Dec. 2023. The process is humming along much more smoothly than the RF repack that preceded it. Above, Sinclair Broadcast Group HEVC uplink gear.

Enhanced Lawo App Goes Higher, Faster, Stronger

Lawo’s vm_avp app for the software-defined V__matrix C100 ecosystem has been enhanced again with major features, most of which are provided by license options. The new +ab_dsk license option adds video mixing and keying to the V__matrix offering. It unlocks 8 video mixing/keying instances @3G per vm_avp instance. Each instance can work in one of […]

intoPIX Intros More Compact TICO-XS IP-Cores

intoPIX, a provider of compression solutions, has released new extra small JPEG XS IP-cores for FPGA and ASIC. This new TICO-XS IP-cores release uses less memory and less logic resources. The cores are targeted at any AV system that needs to support many HD or 4K video streams within the same chip or for implementers who are […]

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TVN Tech | Multiviewers Manage A Growing Juggling Act

Broadcasters are calling on multiviewers to work in traditional, hybrid and IP environments, monitoring many different formats and high numbers of input and output signals. Vendors say they’re keeping up, while advancing in virtualization, compression and resolution. Above, TAG’s probing, monitoring and multiviewing platform for real-time video.

Synamedia Boosts Investment In Compression R&D, Makes 3 Hires

Synamedia, a global independent video software provider, announced a boost to R&D investment in its compression technologies alongside a trio of senior appointments. With the adoption of 4K-ready devices and new broadcasting standards such as ATSC 3.0 supporting 4K and ultimately 8K streams over-the-air, Synamedia’s investment in compression will meet the growing need for advanced […]

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TVN Tech | COVID-19 Confirms Shift To IP, Cloud

The pandemic created an opportunity to stress-test distributed and virtualized workflows right now that stations and networks were already considering for the future. The industry’s shift may now be ahead of schedule because of it. Above, NBC Universal’s Boston Media Center is one of the latest all-IP broadcast facilities.

V-Nova Adds U.S. Sales Executive

V-Nova, a provider of video compression solutions, said today that following its recently announced investment from Novator Partners, it has appointed Bill Hendler as vice president of U.S sales, effective immediately. He will be responsible for helping spearhead V-Nova’s growth in video compression and live contribution as well as advancing the perseus codec into the […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: intoPIX

intoPIX | Stand 10.D31| www.intopix.com intoPIX, a provider of innovative compression technologies for professional media applications, is showcasing the first hardware implementation of the new TICO-XS codec, completing the TICO product range with the upcoming ISO JPEG-XS standardization. Over the past five years, intoPIX has played a role in almost every significant intellectual property development […]

Evertz Launches Container-Based Compression Platform On Google Cloud

Evertz, a global provider of media and entertainment technology solutions, says that its advanced, software-defined, MediaFlow platform was virtualized, containerized and launched on Google cloud. Containers can be managed and launched using Evertz Compression Headend Management software in any Google cloud region and on premises. Using Evertz’ vNATX license on the virtualized MUXIP platform, signals […]

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IP Bandwidth Crunch Calls For Compression

As the broadcast industry coalesces around the new SMPTE standards for managing media over IP networks, there is still one piece missing: a compression standard to conserve bandwidth.

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Evertz Looks To Future Of IP, UHD, HDR

As broadcasters’ infrastructures evolve to accommodate IP, UHD and HDR, it stands to reason that vendors will necessarily to need to support workflows that — to various extents, and for various possible durations — are in a state of flux. Evertz indicated that it was up for the challenge in a press conference on Sunday that touched on its latest developments in areas including SDN, playout, compression, remote production and more.

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Harmonic Tackles Channel Sharing ‘Fairness’ At NAB

MULTICASTING 2016: PART 4

MPEG-2 Still Kicking, Ready For Last Big Push

MPEG-2 compression has proven itself to be a workhorse for the television industry, enabling DTV multicasting channel count to grow with successive generations of encoders. In its closing act, the compression technique has enough performance left to help make the spectrum repack a success and position the industry for a successful transition to a next-generation TV standard. This is Part 4 of a four-part special report on multicasting. Parts 1, 2 and 3 appeared yesterday. You can read the other stories here.

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Barco Silex Validates UHD-Enabling Compression

Envivio Enables TV Anytime In Vietnam

Envivio, an all-software video processing, delivery and monetization solutions company, now a part of Ericsson, will equip Vietnam’s largest multiple system operator with the Envivio Muse live and on-demand video compression software and the Halo network media processor and packager. The roll-out of cloud DVR services will enable Vietnam Cable Television Corp. (VTVcab)’s subscribers to […]

Cable Speeds Up Shows To Fit In More Ads

As they contend with steep ratings declines, many top cable networks are using compression technology to jam more ads into programming to meet audience guarantees made to advertisers and prop up revenue despite falling ad prices.

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Thomson ViBE Powers New IIPTV Service In China

NAB, SBE To Offer Satellite Uplink Training