Master Control Slowly Moving To Cloud, Pt. 1

Broadcasters increasingly are getting comfortable with the idea of replacing their existing baseband master control and playout infrastructure with a cloud alternative when the next technical refresh happens. However, for those looking to the public cloud questions remain about live TV. There’s also a nagging concern that must be addressed before broadcasters hand their cash registers over to something as ethereal as the cloud. Be sure to look for Part II on Monday, April 17. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of master control and playout vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: DNF Controls

DNF Controls | Booth North Hall 3927 | Website: GTP-30 (For radio and TV) — DNF’s GTP-30 streamlines the path to full IP control. The modular, scalable unit offer the Company’s GTP-32’s workhorse power, but without the physical I/O. It can be used it to drive video/KVM routers, production switchers, multi-viewers, servers and DDRs, graphic […]


DNF Announces ‘Simple-Stupid’ Talley Manager

DNF Controls today announced a new application to that offers automatic and versatile control of a deceptively-simple problem — making sure the ubiquitous red tally light is displayed at the right time on the right studio, control room and equipment. “We’ve built a ‘simple-stupid’ solution,” says DNF Chief Technology Officer Dan Fogel, with a smile. “It’s […]

NAB 2012: DNF Controls Products Preview

2012 NAB Show Preview DNF Controls Booth N2115 Website:   DNF Controls is a provider of hardware- and software-based control solutions for the broadcast, audio/video production, postproduction and graphics markets. Production Control Application for Live Television (New) DNF Controls’ Production Control Application is a specific combination of equipment from the Flex Control Network. The […]

DNF Adds Applications To Flex Control Network

DNF Controls has released a series of new applications for the Flex Control Network, DNF’s modular platform of professional IP-based machine controllers. The new applications provide control integration allowing broadcasters to solve all manner of operational control problems. The applications are designed for all segments of the broadcast industry, including live and live-to-tape production; master […]

NAB 2011: DNF Controls Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview DNF Controls Booth N2115 DNF Controls is a provider of hardware- and software-based control solutions for equipment used in the television broadcast, audio/video production, industrial post-production and graphics markets. Tally Manager (NEW)—The Tally Manager is a flexible, modular tally control system that monitors video signal usage from source to on-air, and […]