Vela, Videodata Sign Brazilian Partnership Agreement At IBC

Vela, a provider of compliance monitoring and smart logging solutions, today said that an agreement was reached last week at IBC 2019 with Videodata, a Brazilian broadcast-technology System Integrator, making Videodata Vela’s premier Brazilian distributor. Vela and Videodata have each served the broadcast market for 25 years and recognize many synergies working together. Videodata expands Vela’s reach and reduces the […]

GatesAir Lands3 Future Best Of Show Awards At IBC

GatesAir, a global provider of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, left Amsterdam last week with three IBC 2019 Best of Show Awards from Future. The winning products included GatesAir’s Intraplex Ascent SRT Video over IP gateway and Maxiva IMTX-70 intra-mast transmitter in the TVBEurope category, and GatesAir’s Intraplex Ascent AoIP transport platform in the Radio World International category. Future’s Best of […]

TVN TECH: IBC WRAPUP

TVN Tech | IP, Cloud, AI Were Everywhere At Buzz-Free IBC

Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.

MediaClass Announces DAIClass Dynamic Ad Insertion For Linear Channels At IBC

MediaClass, a global provider of OTT systems development and supply, says it is finalizing the integration of DAIClass into its end-to-end OTT multiscreen platform. DAIClass is a new capability powering dynamic ad insertion for linear channels. It is powered by Anevia’s DAI-enabled video delivery software. MediaClass presented its latest technology on stand 5.B48F at IBC 2019 in […]

Quantum Showcases Expanded Storage Portfolio At IBC

At IBC 2019 (hall 7, booth B07), Quantum is presenting the company’s expanded product portfolio, highlighting the accelerated pace of innovation that has been key to the company’s transformation. Visitors will see the latest developments in StorNext, Quantum’s award-winning file system, F-Series NVMe storage arrays for high performance video editing and rendering, and R-Series removable storage systems designed for mobile […]

IBC: Calrec Shows How To Assist And Connect

Calrec’s Assist and Connect applications were center stage at IBC 2019 on the Calrec stand, 8.C61. As the industry embraces new standards and workflows, Calrec has expanded its suite of applications to give broadcasters more efficient tools. Calrec’s Assist is a browser-based interface that allows users to set up shows, memories, fader layouts, patching, bus […]

RecordTV Selects MediaKind IRD For 2019 Pan American Games

MediaKind, a global media technology provider, was chosen by the Brazilian TV network RecordTV to enable its delivery of over 1,000 hours of programming of the 18th Pan American Games, across its Play Plus streaming services, R7 news portal and Record News and RecordTV channels. The Games took place in Lima, Peru, between July 26 and […]

Masstech Offers Kumulate Storage Management At IBC

Masstech has announced the release of Kumulate, its new intelligent storage and asset lifecycle management platform. The result of industry consultation, Kumulate offers media and entertainment (M&E) users a route through the many industry transitions in storage, media and workflow. Kumulate’s workflow orchestration enables customers to automate multi-vendor and multi-format file transformations, across unlimited storage […]

Matrox Announces Three Tech Collaborations At IBC

At IBC 2019 (Stand B15, Hall 7), Matrox and Vimeo have joined forces to showcase cloud-based, multi-camera video production workflows over public networks. This technology collaboration will feature the Matrox Monarch EDGE encoder delivering four Full HD camera feeds to the Vimeo Studio 6 Live Production Switcher software for broadcast-quality, yet cost-effective multi-camera productions for […]

Qvest Media Unveils Cloud-Based Workflow Solutions At IBC

At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), Qvest Media (Stand 3.B40) introduced its lineup of new cloud products as well as current media projects in consulting and systems integration at stand 3.B40 at IBC in Amsterdam. Among them: Q.Live — Q.Live can be put into operation ultrafast and live productions can be streamed to any […]

EVS’s Overcam Wins IABM BaM Award At IBC

EVS’s newly introduced AI-based camera automation system, Overcam, has won the IABM BaM award at IBC2019. It was honored in the “Create” category at Saturday’s ceremony at IBC in Amsterdam. Overcam is a software solution driven by machine learning that enables autonomous control of robotic cameras in live sports. Powered by VIA Mind, EVS’ AI engine that […]

IBC 2019

Chastened Vice Still Has Lessons For Broadcast

Digital publishers have taken their knocks in the media ecosystem, but their strong brand identities and carefully honed audience relationships are worth study by broadcasters. One example is Vice’s panel of 40,000 people it taps for feedback on content. “We develop [material] off the back of them,” says Vice’s Tamara Howe.

AJA Reveals New 12G-SDI, HDR, OpenGear, IP Solutions At IBC

At IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Stand 7.C25 AJA Video Systems unveiled new products and updates designed to advance broadcast, production, post and proAV workflows. Addressing growing bandwidth requirements for high quality content creation and delivery, AJA is showcasing the HDR Image Analyzer 12G, the KUMO 6464-12G for routing, as well as the newly […]

MediaPower Launches Arkki EVO Digital Asset Manager At IBC

European media technology solutions provider MediaPower is launching Arkki EVO, a sophisticated and highly flexible Digital Asset Manager, at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 7.D55. Arkki EVO is the successor to MediaPower’s Arkki MAM platform. MediaPower first launched its Arkki MAM-in-a-box at NAB 2013. It garnered Broadcast Engineering’s NAB Pick Hit award for […]

Ross Video Rolls Out New And Updated Solutions At IBC

Among the production solutions Ross Video is highlighting at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Stand 11.C10 are: Ultrix V4.0 — The latest V4.0 firmware update for the award-winning Ultrix routing/AV processing platform adds additional support for IP integration and control enhancements for the key additions to Ultrix that were announced at NAB 2019 […]

Blackmagic Design Offers New Products, Updates at IBC

Blackmagic Design today announced a variety of new products and updates at IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam). They include: [NEW] ATEM Mini — A new low cost live production switcher specifically designed to allow live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via Skype. Available in November 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US $295. […]

Imagine Makes Moves In Ad Tech, Playout, Networking At IBC

Among the many announcements from Imagine Communications coming out of IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at its stand 1.D61 are: It has extended its longstanding relationship with ITV, which will deploy a new generation of Landmark Sales (Landmark II) to better manage linear airtime sales across its increasingly diverse advertising ecosystem. Imagine Communications has been selected […]

Grass Valley Debuts GV Orbit For IP Operations

Grass Valley‘s latest open IP product is GV Orbit, a new unified configuration, control and monitoring system. The new solution debuted at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at booth 9.A01 and complements Grass Valley’s IP infrastructure suite, delivering a consolidated software solution specifically structured for the dynamic orchestration of broadcast media networks, whether SDI, […]

IBC: NDI Makes IP Accessible for Live, Post-Production, Mobile Devices, Delivery

NDI, a brand of Vizrt Group, today released the fourth generation of NDI technology to both developers and end users at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Hall 7 Booth C12. Using software, computers and networks, NDI is a crucial part of the organization’s mission of making software-defined visual storytelling (#SDVS) accessible to everyone via […]

Avid Delivers Video Editing Workflows With ProRes RAW And DNx Codecs

Avid today announced that Media Composer will deliver native support for Apple’s ProRes RAW camera codec and support for ProRes playback and encoding on Windows. In addition, Apple will provide 64-bit decoders for DNxHR and DNxHD codecs within the Pro Video Formats package that is available from Apple as a free download for all users. These integrations […]

Imagine Offers Support For Legacy Equipment At IBC

To provide continuing support for broadcasters and media companies at any point in the transition toward software-defined solutions, Imagine Communications is developing several new offerings that it is showing at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam). Across the industry and around the world, broadcasters rely heavily on aging equipment, which may be out of warranty […]

Intertrust Tops 2B Devices With OTT Content Protection

Intertrust, a provider of digital rights management (DRM) technology, today said that its ExpressPlay DRM, a multi-DRM technology available across all streaming platforms, DRM, and media formats, now protects the over-the-top TV content for one-quarter of the world’s population, “supporting a seamless viewing experience for more than two billion people.” The company said the growth in service population […]

Harmonic Offers More Cloud Solutions At IBC

Harmonic announced new solutions for optimizing live video in the cloud at IBC. It has partnered with Aveco to simplify the deployment of hybrid on-premises and cloud workflows for playout applications. Thanks to the partnership, operators can now use a single interface to control hybrid on-premises and cloud playout workflows for more efficient delivery of […]

Red Bee Media Builds Hybrid Media Cloud Environment With Cisco And 7fivefive

Red Bee Media has been working with Cisco and 7fivefive to create a sophisticated media centric hybrid cloud environment, designed to streamline media production, playout, media processing and distribution services for global broadcast customers. As a major managed services provider, Red Bee is creating a next generation media environment with cutting edge-technology including the Cisco […]

Grass Valley Technology Alliance Establishes Collaboration Ecosystem

The Grass Valley Technology Alliance (GVTA) is seeing significant growth, the company announces today, with new members joining to bolster collaborative relationships across the industry and deliver key benefits for customers. The GVTA, launched in April 2019, gives broadcasters and media companies’ access to a wide range of systems and solutions that result from integrations with […]

Octopus Newsroom Intros Collaboration Tool At IBC

Octopus Kör is a cloud-based collaboration and planning tool from Octopus Newsroom. Created for teams of all sizes, Octopus Kör is designed to let you effectively set your workflow, share resources and plan your work. The system helps you analyze all the information sources using AI technologies, work with external resources as easy as with […]

NEP Showcases Workflow Solutions At IBC

NEP Group, a global outsourced technical production partner for premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, is gearing up for this year’s IBC Show, Sept. 13-17, at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam. At IBC, NEP will exhibit in Hall 14, Stand H02, and be staffed with local team members representing their worldwide network. […]

Hitomi, Broadcast Wireless Systems Demo Sync And Alignment For Remote Production At IBC

Hitomi Broadcast, manufacturer of MatchBox, the industry’s leading audio video alignment toolbox, is partnering with Broadcast Wireless Systems (BWS), manufacturer of the ultra-low latency BWS NanoPRO TX camera-back transmitter, to showcase remote production capabilities featuring Hitomi’s new ‘Matchbox Glass’ iOS app at IBC 2019 at Stand 2.C11. Using a Sony PXW 500 camera on loan […]

ESL Chooses Intinor For Flagship Esports Events

Intinor Technology, a Sweden-based developer of products and solutions for high quality video over IP networks, has announced that ESL, the world’s largest esports company, has deployed a combination of Intinor’s Direkt router, Direkt router lite, and Direkt receiver units to cover its linear broadcasting needs. ESL wanted to move away from a rigid managed […]

Media Monitoring System At IBC

MMS Broadcast offers broadcast monitoring, 24/7 legal and compliance recording, rating and loudness analysis, advertisement watcher, real-time content segmentation and metadata extraction. The MMS Media Monitoring System Broadcast Edition is a single, integrated and automatic platform for TV and radio engineers, producers and journalists. It can generate actionable knowledge from your media content across the […]

Fraunhofer HHI Shows Latest Video Technologies At IBC

The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) will present current video technology innovations at IBC 2019 in Amsterdam from Sept. 13 to 17. At the Fraunhofer joint booth 8.B80, Fraunhofer HHI researchers will show the most recent version of the Versatile Video Coding (VVC) reference codec as well as a first prototype of their live software […]

RTW To Demo New Olympics-Ready Immersive License for Its TouchMonitor TM7 & TM9 At IBC

RTW focuses on visualizing audio in order to let audio engineers make informed decisions in professional broadcast, production, post production and quality control. Immersive audio formats are becoming more and more important in professional broadcast, and for example the 2020 Olympics in Japan will be prepared for broadcasters to transmit immersive audio. To meet this demand, […]

IBC: Dalet Media Cortex Accelerates Shift To AI-Powered Media Workflows

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will showcase at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) on stand 8.B77 the new version of Dalet Media Cortex, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered media workflow service that puts content intelligence at the fingertips of media professionals. A Software as a Service (SaaS) […]

Broadcast Solutions Offers New Concept Van At IBC

One part of the IBC presence of Broadcast Solutions is a newly designed Concept Van. The van is on display at its outdoor stand (O.E02) is an example of a platform that can be tailored for different mobile production purposes and is based on a Mercedes Sprinter. At the show (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam), Broadcast […]

Panasonic Showcases New 4K/HDR Broadcast Shoulder Mount Camera At IBC

Panasonic will showcase its new AJ-CX4000GJ broadcast shoulder mount 4K camera at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam). The product, which will launch in December 2019, follows the handheld-type AG-CX350 as the new “CX” Series lineup of 4K camera recorders. The AJ-CX4000GJ is a B4 lens mount, interchangeable lens camera recorder that is typical for […]

FOR-A To Demo FT-ONE-SS4K Super Slow-Motion Cameras At IBC

During the 2019 Champions League final in Madrid, several FOR-A ultra high-speed FT-ONE-SS4K cameras were utilized for critical slow motion replays as part of the live broadcast. The same camera will be on display within the FOR-A booth (Hall 2, Stand A51) during IBC 2019 at the RAI Amsterdam this week. The FT-ONE-SS4K will be demonstrated with […]

Sonnet And Archiware To Preview Long-Distance Thunderbolt 3 Optical Cable At IBC

Sonnet Technologies (Stand 7.D41) and Archiware GmbH (Stand 7.D35) will team up at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) to demonstrate a Mac-based media asset management backup and archive system using Sonnet hardware and Archiware software. The twist? A Mac mini computer with Archiware software running in Sonnet’s stand will be controlled from Archiware’s stand […]

Matrox Passes IBC 2019 JT-NM Interop Testing Program

Matrox Video says the Matrox X.mio5 Q25, Matrox X.mio3 IP, and Matrox DSX LE5 D25 SMPTE ST 2110 network interface controller (NIC) cards have all successfully passed the most recent Joint Task Force on Networked Media (JT-NM) Tested program for both the SMPTE ST 2110 standard and the NMOS/JT-NM TR-1001 specification. Matrox’s participation and technical […]

Imagine Taps AWS To Power OTT Monetization Service

Imagine Communications, which provides open, end-to-end ad tech solutions for broadcasters, content owners, MVPDs and vMVPDs, today announced that core OTT monetization functionality from its Targeted Delivery portfolio is now available as OTT Monetization Service, powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Based on proven broadcast and multiscreen distribution offerings that have been deployed globally, the cloud-based, cross-platform […]

Zylight Debuts Active Diffusion In Go-Panel LED Light At IBC

Zylight, an Ushio America brand, will unveil the new LED Go-Panel during the IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam). The new light, which offers continuously variable Active Diffusion technology, will be demonstrated in the Zylight booth (Hall 12, Stand D47). Designed for professional broadcast news and run-and-gun shooting, the portable, IP65-rated Zylight Go-Panel is the […]