IBC 2012 Wrap: M&A, Cloud, 4K, CiaB

Vendor consolidation was one of the most discussed topics at the annual Amsterdam tech conference, although no new deals were announced there. Other hot topics: new products and services based on cloud technology, multi-platform content delivery; social media services; Sony/SES Astra’s 4K demo; and channel-in-a-box.

IBC 2012 Posts Record Attendance Figures

The exhibition, which concluded Tuesday, recorded 50,937 conference delegates, exhibitors and visitors; an increase from the previous high of 50,462 set last year.

IBC 2012: Matrox Unveils Matrix Of New Products

At IBC in Amsterdam this week, Matrox is introducing the following products: The Matrox VS4, a four-channel HD-SDI capture card for use with Telestream Wirecast for Windows webcasting software. In […]

IBC 2012

Harris Plunges Into Channel-In-A-Box Fray

At IBC today, Harris became the latest vendor to offer a channel-in-the-box solution for quickly and cheaply putting signals on the air. The vendor says Versio incorporates proven Harris technology and integrates seamlessly with other Harris gear and software. Harris’ Andy Warman says it’s only a matter of time before broadcasters accept channel-in-a-box technology, even for news-laden main channels.

IBC 2012: Harmonic To Unveil New Transcoder

IBC 2012: Snell Rolls Out Kahuna Flare Switcher

Snell is offering a new SD/HD/1080p multi-format production switchers in what the vendors is calling “an affordable and highly accessible package.” “With Kahuna Flare, we’ve concentrated core Kahuna 360 technology […]

IBC 2012: Wohler Products Preview

IBC 2012 Show Preview Wohler Stand 10.A10 Website: New Products: ContentProbe—Wohler’s new ContentProbe compliance recorder features dedicated and purpose-built hardware and software that reliably records 24 hours a day. […]

IBC 2012: TMD Products Preview

IBC 2012 Show Preview TMD Stand 2.C58Website: IBC 2012 will see the European launch of TMD’s i-mediaflex Mobile, a new app for the iPad, Android tablet and smartphone enabling […]

IBC 2012: Tedial Products Preview

IBC 2012 Show Preview Tedial Stand 8.B41Website: Tedial continues to maximise the benefits of file-based platforms with its sophisticated suite of software products including: Media Asset Management (MAM), Hierarchical […]

IBC 2012: Softel Products Preview

IBC 2012 Show Preview Softel Stand 1.A27Website: Softel is a global leader in key TV and video technologies. The company specializes in subtitling, closed captioning, audio and video description, […]

IBC 2012: LiveU Products Preview

IBC 2012 Show Preview LiveU Stand 14.365 Website: LiveU is a provider of portable HD video-over-cellular solutions and will feature its expanded range of live video uplink solutions for […]

IBC 2012: Digital Rapids Products Preview

IBC 2012 Show Preview Digital Rapids Stands 7.F33 & 14.351 Website: File-Based Media Processing and Dynamic Workflows Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0 powered by Kayak (new)—Digital Rapids Transcode Manager […]

IBC 2012: Broadpeak Products Preview

IBC 2012 Show Preview Broadpeak Stand 4.B72, Hall 4 Website: Broadpeak designs and manufactures video delivery components for content providers and network service providers deploying IPTV, cable, and OTT […]

IBC 2012: Autocue Products Preview

IBC 2012 Show Preview Autocue Stand 11.F34 Website:  Teleprompter, newsroom and video server specialists Autocue will launch the Autocue Production Suite, a new, standalone live production system that combines […]

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