IBC Cancels Amsterdam Event

The move follows growing concerns about the COVID-19 situation in The Netherlands, which has deteriorated over the past week, and feedback from the IBC exhibitor and visitor community.

Grass Valley, Blackmagic Withdraw From IBC

Two of the media tech industry’s biggest companies will no longer be exhibiting at IBC. A source at Grass Valley has confirmed the company has decided to withdraw from exhibiting at the show, citing the Dutch government’s restrictions as the reason behind the decision. Blackmagic Design has announced it will no longer be at the show, as have Telestream and Canon.

Digital Nirvana Will Be At IBC

At IBC 2021, Dec. 3-6 in Amsterdam, Digital Nirvana (Stand 7.A08) will feature solutions to transform and streamline broadcast captioning and metadata generation for media companies. The company will demonstrate its Trance cloud-based transcription, captioning and translation workflow, and highlight the newest updates to MetadataIQ, its SaaS-based metadata-generation platform, and MonitorIQ, an AI-driven compliance logging […]

Mediaproxy To Showcase Upgrades To Flagship Logserver At IBC

Mediaproxy, an international developer of software-based IP broadcast solutions, will highlight recent upgrades to its LogServer logging, monitoring and analysis system on stand 7.B44 at IBC 2021, Dec. 3-6 at the RAI Convention Centre, Amsterdam. LogServer works entirely in software, designed to reliably log and monitor program output to ensure it is compliant with broadcast regulations. […]

Broadpeak Cancels In-Person Participation At IBC

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay TV operators worldwide, announced today that the company “has taken the tough decision” to withdraw its in-person participation at IBC 2021 following announcements from the Dutch government imposing a partial lockdown in Amsterdam and from the IBC to […]


IBC 2021: A Bridge To Trade Shows’ Future

IBC will go forward despite an ominous lockdown from the Dutch government running right up against the first day of the show. The conference’s smaller iteration may be a harbinger of trade shows to come.

AVIWEST Simplifies Live Video Contribution At IBC

AVIWEST, a provider of live video contribution solutions, will launch its new products and demonstrate the latest enhancements to its live video contribution and distribution systems at IBC 2021 in Amsterdam, Dec. 3-6. AVIWEST’s advanced video contribution platform enables broadcasters to capture and deliver live 4K, multi-HD, HD, and SD video over multiple unmanaged IP […]

Actus Digital Brings New, Enhanced Workflows To Its Intelligent Compliance And Monitoring Platform At IBC

Actus Digital, a provider of compliance logging and QA monitoring/alerting solutions, will showcase expanded workflows and enhancements to its AI-based, intelligent compliance and monitoring platform at IBC 2021 (Dec. 3-6 in Amsterdam) in stand 7.B27. The next generation of Actus Digital’s platform features extensive metadata integration for live and recorded content, as well as advanced […]

Irdeto Pulls Out Of IBC

Digital platform security provider Irdeto said today it has made “the difficult decision to withdraw from the IBC 2021 show. This decision was reached due to record levels of COVID-19 infections, recent changes to COVID protocols announced by the Dutch government, and rapidly increasing numbers of hospitalizations and deaths in the Netherlands. “Irdeto does not […]

Viaccess-Orca Withdraws From Physically Exhibiting At IBC

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection and advanced data solutions, announced today that in light of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and enhanced safety restrictions in the Netherlands the company will not physically participate in IBC2021. “This was a tough decision for us to make, but the health […]

DHD.audio Withdraws From IBC 2021

Following many years of active participation in the International Broadcasting Convention, DHD.audio today announced the company’s withdrawal from IBC 2021 due to the current COVID situation in Amsterdam and the wider Netherlands. The DHD management board said it “places health and safety above all other considerations. We do not feel justified in asking employees, partners […]

IBC To Move Ahead With Live Amsterdam Show

The group’s board said it decided to proceed with the in-person show “because it can be delivered safely and create the essential business momentum that the industry needs.”

Broadpeak Future-Proofs Video Delivery At IBC2021

At IBC2021 (Dec. 3-6 in Amsterdam), Broadpeak will highlight solutions designed to transcend quality of experience (QoE) expectations for video streaming. With Broadpeak’s CDN solutions, content providers and pay TV operators can deliver a QoE on par with Netflix and future-proof their video delivery operations, the company says. “We are excited to be back at […]

Organizers: `IBC Full Steam Ahead For A Safe Show’

Following a Nov. 2 update on COVID protocols by the Dutch government the IBC has announced that its “December event can go ahead in a safe and comfortable way.” Proof of vaccination or negative COVID tests will be required for entry, but once inside masks aren’t mandatory.

Globecast Offers IBC 2021 Preview

Globecast is taking the opportunity to explore and explain its fresh market approach across key sectors at IBC 2021 (Dec 3-6 in Amsterdam): OTT, remote production and media supply chains, including cloud playout. Globecast will highlight key partners with whom it’s working to create these winning ecosystems and will feature them prominently on its stand (1.A29). […]

Sony Withdraws As 2021 IBC Exhibitor

Sony has announced that it is withdrawing as an exhibitor at the 2021 IBC Show, slated for Dec. 3-6 at the RAI in Amsterdam. In a statement from a representative of Sony Europe, the company cited the ongoing pandemic as well as logistics, adding that it will have representatives at the show.

Free Content Program Set For IBC Show

It will be delivered live in Amsterdam and online via IBC Digital and cover these themes: Production & Post Production, Content Supply Chain, OTT, Direct to Consumer (Content Everywhere), Live & Remote Production and Innovation.

IBC Announces Shortlist For IBC2021 Innovation Awards

IBC today announces the shortlist for its IBC2021 Innovation Awards. This year, the awards will celebrate the spirit of collaboration within the content and technology industry, where organizations identified a market challenge and worked together to create a solution. Winners and their technology partners will be honored at an awards ceremony at IBC2021 (Amsterdam, The […]

IBC Launches Registration For IBC2021

This year, IBC is doing things differently with more content than ever available for free to the IBC Community — at the show and online. An expanded content program will take place across five stages, and attendees will be able to use IBC Digital to watch on demand and streamed content as well as book meetings direct with exhibitors.

IBC Confirms December For 2021 Show

Following industry consultation, the IBC Partnership Board says that December is the best date in terms of safety and industry readiness to engage. “Our conclusion is based on the results of the recent IBC exhibitor and visitor surveys and macro evidence of Europe opening up for business,” said Michael Crimp, IBC chief executive.

IBC Awards To Celebrate Industry Collaboration, Innovation

IBC has issued a call for entries for its IBC2021 Innovation Awards. This year’s awards program will focus on innovations underpinned by collaboration within the content and technology industry. The call for entries will close on June 2, and winners will be announced on Sept. 12 at IBC2021 that is scheduled for Sept. 10-13 in […]

IBC To Consult Industry On Physical Event Plans

The group is working with content and technology players to figure out how to come together again in a safe way. It’s launching exhibitor and visitor surveys and outlines a hybrid approach to provide inclusive participation for all attendees.

IBC Sets Plans For Hybrid Event In September

Building on its mission of “Empowering Content Everywhere,” IBC announced its strategic plan for 2021, focusing on the return of a live event in Amsterdam this year. IBC revealed plans to deliver a hybrid (physical and digital) event Sept. 10-13 and unveiled a fallback option in early December 2021. Michael Crimp, chief executive of IBC, […]