Picking up where it left off at the NAB Show, 4K was clearly a big trend at the IBC Show in Amsterdam. Most broadcasters agree that sports will kickoff the 4K craze, but what about local news at stations? I just don’t see it happening for a very, very long time.
There weren’t many American broadcasters at the European-based International Broadcast Show this past week in Amsterdam, but the ones who made the trip were focused on the future of U.S. terrestrial broadcasting. Broadcast tech execs who traveled to IBC included: Robert Seidel of CBS; Kevin Gage of the NAB; Sam Matheney of Capitol Broadcasting; Ira Goldstone of Univision; Mark Aitken of Sinclair Broadcast Group; and Dave Siegler of Cox Media Group.
At the IBC Show this week in Amsterdam, the DVB standards body is showing off one of the top priority goals of ATSC 3.0 using its DVB-T2 standard: A single terrestrial signal that’s robust enough to send a 4K broadcast to a television set and a lower-resolution broadcast to a mobile device.
Under new leadership, Harris Broadcast hopes to streamline its product lineup and focus on key trends, including IP, virtualization, the cloud and over-the-top platforms. On 4K, a big trend at this year’s IBC Show, new Harris CEO Charlie Vogt says the ultra HD technology is being pushed too soon.
Crews continue to put the final touches on the show floor as the 2013 International Broadcast Conference in Amsterdam kicks off today with press conferences and panel sessions. The show floor opens on Friday at the RAI Convention Center. Follow TVNewsCheck Technology Editor Andrew Dodson on Playout for news throughout the show.
Nevion, a provider of next-generation managed media transport, comes to IBC with a new highly scalable, end-to-end broadcast system based on mixed IP, optical and/or electrical distributed routing. The Distributed Broadcast Infrastructure Solution allows use of any infrastructure resource at any site, regardless of distance and location. Its flexibility comes from a distributed routing system […]
For IBC 2013, Snell will be showing its Sirius 800 enterprise-class routing switchers with a host of new capabilities, including guaranteed co-timing of multi-channel audio on all channels, single reference switching for all formats, numerous control-related updates, and a technology demonstration of a new audio and video fingerprinting solution. The Sirius 800 system will also […]
Since TVNewsCheck launched in 2006, we’ve never had an editorial presence at the IBC show. We’re excited to say that we’re making the trip to Amsterdam for this year’s gathering that runs Sept. 12-17. Throughout the week, we’ll offer plenty of news and previews on Playout, the technology blog of TVNewsCheck.