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.