At IBC, Returning To A New Normal

In Amsterdam this week, there was plenty of talk about broadcasters’ ongoing transition to IP and the cloud, along with the supply chain issues and labor shortages hampering it, but most people were too grateful to see old friends, colleagues and clients to complain.

IBC: DirecTV GO Expands Streaming Service With Harmonic SaaS Platform

Harmonic says that DirecTV GO, a Vrio company, is streaming more than 100 linear channels with Harmonic’s VOS360 cloud SaaS platform. The Harmonic SaaS platform is deployed by leading providers in the media and entertainment industry for efficiently streaming linear channels and live sports events. “Scalability is a fundamental requirement for us to grow our […]

IBC: EdisonGO, A Camera Tracking App In Your Smartphone

Brainstorm, a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics, XR/VR/AR and virtual studio solutions, is displaying EdisonGO, “a straightforward, simple-to-use smartphone application that seeks to revolutionize camera tracking in non-professional environments,” at IBC 2022, stand 7.B01. Conceived as a companion to Edison PRO, it captures video with tracking information and sends it to Brainstorm Edison PRO via […]

IBC: Grass Valley Rolls Out New Products

Grass Valley, a provider of solutions for live productions, is displaying new product introductions across all areas of the company’s portfolio at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, Hall 9). “The one constant in our industry is change, and the rate of change continues to accelerate. It’s clear that our customers need to innovate in […]

IBC: Zaxcom Introduces New TRXLA5 And TRX745 Wireless Transmitters

At IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12), Zaxcom introduced the first transmitters in its product line covering Blocks 20-26 (local regulation dependent), the TRXLA5 and TRX745 digital recording wireless transmitters. The TRXLA5 has the same versatile bodypack design as its predecessor but boasts an array of improvements: longer running time, support of 5V lavalier microphones, […]

IBC: Matrox Blueprints Next-Generation On-Premises And Cloud-Based Live Production Workflows

At IBC 2022 (stand 7.B15), Matrox Video is outlining how broadcasters can leverage best-practice tools and methodologies to deploy efficient and cost-effective on-premises and cloud-based live production workflows. Making its ISE debut is ConvertIP. A standalone ST 2110 converter that integrates and converts ST 2110 IP signals, ConvertIP lets broadcasters monitor ST 2110-20 and ST 2110-22 […]

Newsbridge Closes €7 Million Series A Funding Round to Develop U.S. Presence, Recruit Top AI And Media Engineering Talent

Newsbridge, an AI & cloud media company, raised 7 million euros in Series A funding round to continue its expansion to the U.S.A, and hire top AI and media engineering talent to continue its R&D in multimodal AI indexing for media assets. Unlike traditional AI which relies on a single source for indexing, Newsbridge’s disruptive multimodal […]

IBC 2022: Haivision Announces Latest SRT Developments

Haivision Systems Inc., a global provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions, on Sunday announced the latest developments for the SRT open-source video streaming protocol at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, Hall 2, Stand B36). At the show, Haivision announced the release of SRT 1.5 with new features “to meet the […]

IBC: NewTek Introduces Livelink And Offers Tricaster Users Exclusive HTML5 Graphics Trial From Vizrt

NewTek, the leader in IP-based video technology and part of the Vizrt Group, is offering an exclusive free trial of Flowics’ HTML5 graphics for its flagship TriCaster’s TriCaster 1 Pro and TriCaster 2 Elite. This announcement follows the recent acquisition of Flowics by Vizrt Group, enhancing Vizrt’s end-to-end graphics portfolio — an acquisition TriCaster users […]

IBC: Rohde & Schwarz Introduces All-New Transmitter Platform

Rohde & Schwarz, a global provider of broadcast media technologies, has introduced the R&STH1, the first in a new generation of transmitters. It says “the innovative design throughout the transmitter supports the broadcast network operator in delivering traditional and new services in the streaming era.” The R&STH1 is a liquid-cooled high-power transmitter, with software-defined operation […]

IBC: Ross Video Confirms Deal To Acquire Spidercam

Ross Video has agreed to terms to acquire Austria-based Spidercam, the global supplier of broadcast cable camera solutions. Spidercam made its television debut in 2005 and supplies cable camera solutions used to create unique outdoor shots for sporting events, concerts, esports, and TV shows around the globe. “Spidercam’s technology creates visuals that are simply spectacular, […]

IBC: FOR-A Showing First Software-Based Offerings For Live Remote Production Applications

New at IBC (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12) this year will be the first two introductions in a new product category from FOR-A: the SOAR-A series. The name stands for Software Optimized Appliance Revolutionized by FOR-A and marks the company’s direction toward a software-based strategy for a variety of applications. First out of the gate in the SOAR-A line will be […]

IBC: DataCore Offers Enhanced Swarm Storage Solution For Media Workflows

DataCore Software, an independent vendor of software-defined storage solutions, today released the latest version of its Swarm object storage solution for media and entertainment applications, including content archiving, preservation, distribution, sports, broadcast, production studios and e-sports. The company says Swarm “offers significant enhancements for on-site and public cloud environments, including hybrid cloud enablement, improved performance […]

IBC: Vislink To Debut Cliq OFDM Mobile Transmitter

Vislink, a global provider of capture, delivery and management solutions for live video and associated data, introduces its new Cliq OFDM Mobile Transmitter at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, stand 1.A63). Capable of full 4k or transmission of two HD video services, the Cliq OFDM “provides broadcasters with an uncontended wireless video network connection […]

Xperi Expands Vewd OpX For TV Operators

Xperi Holding Corp. announced today at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12) the launch of Vewd OpX for Android TV Operator Tier. With this version, Vewd OpX — a cloud-managed, operator-grade set-top box (STB) experience that integrates pay TV services with OTT content — is made available as a custom launcher and TV app for […]

GB Labs Certified For High-Performance Ross Video Integration

GB Labs, a provider of intelligent storage solutions for the media and entertainment industries is now recognized as a Ross Video technology partner. The recognition came as part of a project to build a studio for Canvass Credit Union in Denver. Dominic Harland, CEO and CTO of GB Labs, said: “The system architects of the new […]

IBC: Nex, Amlogic, SEI collaborate on Motion Entertainment Set-Top Box

Nex, Amlogic and SEI Robotics are cooperating to launch the Motion Entertainment Set-Top Box. It integrates Nex Motion content, 4K, HiFi 5 DSP, Dolby ATMOS, DTS, HDR10/10+, Android TV OS, Google Assistant and a camera with 13MP and 110-degree ultra-wide-angle to “provide users with immersive motion entertainment experiences on TVs and turn the living room into a […]

IBC: Quickplay To Power Allen Media Group’s Streaming Strategy

Allen Media Group and Quickplay today unveiled an agreement that paves the way for Allen Media Group’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) products to “unlock the next phase of exponential growth in streaming, using Quickplay’s cloud-native over-the-top (OTT) platform.” In an announcement at the Devoncroft Summit in advance of IBC 2022, the two companies said that the flexibility, agility and scalability of the Google Cloud-powered […]

IBC: Blackbird And Microsoft To Showcase Professional Browser-Based Video Production

Blackbird plc, the technology licensor, developer and seller of market-leading cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, said today that the company is showcasing professional browser-based video production with Microsoft at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12). Blackbird will be exhibiting on the Microsoft booth (1.D25) and its own booth (8.C01). Cloud native Blackbird is a professional […]

IBC: PTZOptics And HuddleCam HD Announce Four New Cameras

PTZOptics, a manufacturer of affordable broadcast-quality robotic cameras,  and sister company HuddleCamHD, which offers affordable USB-based video conferencing cameras, today rolled out a slate of new camera releases. The company says that with options for broadcast studios, individual creators and enterprise applications, all at competitive price points, there is a new camera for every deployment scenario from the […]

IBC: Telestream SPG9000 Timing And Reference System Advances IP/Hybrid Timing

Telestream, a global provider of workflow automation, media processing, video quality monitoring, and test and synchronization solutions for the production and distribution of video, today announced the new SPG9000 timing and reference system, which offers a broad range of powerful features and capabilities designed to solve the complex signal timing and synchronization challenges impacting today’s […]

IBC: Agama Launching New Sustainability Analytics Initiative

Agama Technologies, a provider of real-time video observability and analytics solutions, today introduced a sustainability analytics initiative, supporting video providers to understand, analyze and reduce their environmental impact. Sustainability is becoming one of the most prioritized issues for the video industry. Improvements across the delivery chain in terms of carbon and energy footprint will be […]

IBC: DVEO Bringing New FAST TV Service

DVEO, a global provider of hardware, middleware and cloud solutions for broadcasting and streaming, will present a new FAST Channel solution at IBC 2022 (RAI Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, Hall 5, booth 5.F41). The new offering is meant to be an all-in-one solution that makes it easier for content companies to launch free ad-supported streaming TV […]


5G Production Gains Traction

The cellular tech will be in the spotlight at the IBC technology show in Amsterdam that gets underway tomorrow. Vendors say the 5G buzz is finally justified, as broadcasters are starting to use it regularly for live production applications.

IBC: DVEO Unveiling New Low Latency Streaming Solution

DVEO, a global provider of broadcasting and streaming hardware, middleware and cloud solutions, will present a new version of Atlas that will support low latency protocols LL-HLS and WebRTC at IBC 2022 (RAI Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, booth 5.F41). This new device is based on the gains of the most prevalent peer-to-peer communications protocol, Web Real-Time Communication […]

Inclusivity, Extended Reality And Conservation To Shine At IBC 2022 Awards

On Monday, Sept. 5, IBC announced the 2022 winners of its Social Impact and Innovation Awards, with winners from across the industry and around the world. The winners of the IBC 2022 Awards will collect their trophies at a live reception at IBC 2022 in room E102 on Sunday, Sept. 11, starting at 18.00. All are invited. The unique online awards […]

IBC: MediaGenix To Showcase Lean Content Supply Chain To Accelerate Digital Transformation, Drive Content ROI

The What’sOn Media Business Management Platform by MediaGenix is designed to prepare media companies for accelerated digital transformation with an extended solution portfolio geared toward “significant efficiency gains, maximized content ROI and fast time-to-value.” Now that MediaGenix and BeBanjo have joined forces, visitors to the MediaGenix and BeBanjo booths at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. […]

Evertz Bringing New Dimension To Remote Productions With Cloud-based Tools

As the industry makes a significant shift to the cloud for production applications, new tools are enabling media companies and content creators to leverage the flexibility of cloud workflows, and the collaborative possibilities they offer. For IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, stand 1.F76), Evertz will be highlighting solutions that push forward this transition. As […]

Harmonic Unveils Single Illumination System For Satellite Distribution

Harmonic today announced it will introduce a new Single Illumination System (SIS) offering to ensure greater interoperability and cost savings for broadcast operators with digital terrestrial television (DTT) and direct-to-home (DTH) services. Based on the DVB-SIS standard, Harmonic says its new offering “reduces multiplex distribution costs by about 50% compared with the double satellite illumination […]

IBC: EVS To Show Solutions, Demonstrate New Capabilities

At IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12), from stand A25 in hall 10, EVS will showcase the full breadth of its portfolio built on its core LiveCeption, MediaCeption, MediaInfra and MediaHub solutions, with demonstrations on-site highlighting a set of new capabilities for broadcasters and media companies. From the LiveCeption area of the stand, EVS will showcase […]

IBC: Imagine Delivers Aviator Plan And Monetize For Ad-Supported Linear And CTV

Imagine Communications announced what it calls “a major milestone” in the continuing rollout of its award-winning Imagine Aviator with delivery of the platform’s integrated Plan TV and Monetize TV solutions. The latest advances in the platform ― designed to enable media companies to extract the maximum revenue potential from their assets ― will debut at […]

IBC 2022: Announces TX2 Multitouch Ultra-Compact Mixer, a developer and manufacturer of broadcast-quality digital audio studio equipment and systems, has chosen IBC 2022 as the launch venue for a new addition to its range of broadcast-quality mixing consoles, according to a company statement. Scheduled to be a highlight of DHD’s show demonstration on stand 8.B81, the TX2 is a multitouch mixing console […]

IBC 2022: Extends Broadcast Networks to the Cloud with cloudSwXtch LLC, a subsidiary of technology company IEX Group Inc., announced in a statement today the availability of its cloudSwXtch virtual overlay network for media and entertainment companies that want to migrate demanding media workloads to the cloud while using the same systems and processes available in dedicated broadcast networks. “CloudSwXtch brings high-performance network features […]

IBC 2022: Imagine Aviator Launches Channel Graphics Offering With Partnership

Imagine Communications today announced in a statement its partnership with, the web-based graphics platform, as part of the newly launched Essentials channel origination option for its Aviator Make TV cloud playout solution. “The partnership enables content creators and rights holders to easily add high-quality graphic branding capabilities to their channels leveraging a cloud-based delivery […]

IBC 2022: Ross Video Launches Ultrix FR12 Router

According to a company statement, Ross Video has launched a new version of its Ultrix Router – the 12G ready Ultrix FR12. “This ingenious new product is the ultimate routing, multiviewer and signal processing platform for studios, OB vans and flypacks,” the statement said. “As a true software defined platform customers immediately enjoy significant cost, […]

IBC 2022: Synamedia To Present Series Of Demonstrations Focused On Saas Video Streaming

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, today unveiled its line-up of demonstrations at IBC 2022 on stand A69 in hall 5, emphasizing its developments in SaaS video streaming technologies. Said a company statement, “With the broadest set of offerings in the industry, Synamedia’s portfolio meets the needs of customers across all video services from content […]

IBC 2022: Telestream Unveils Plans For Cloud Platform

In a statement released today by Telestream, the company said that, with its acquisition of, it has been hard at work bringing a combined service to market that will revolutionize cloud media processing workflows for Media & Entertainment businesses of all sizes. The combination of the platform with the Telestream Media Framework, the […]

IBC 2022: Zero Density Brings Next-Gen Virtual Studio, AR/XR Demos

Zero Density, a manufacturer of real-time graphics technology, is giving IBC 2022 showgoers a sneak peek into new products, including previews of RealityHub 1.4 – a universal control UI that lets broadcasters control virtual studios from a web browser – and Reality 5, real-time virtual studio and AR/XR platform based on Unreal Engine 5. The […]

IBC 2022: Bitmovin Joins Grass Valley Media Alliance For Live Video Streaming Innovation

Bitmovin, a provider of video streaming infrastructure, announced today it joined the GV Media Alliance, Grass Valley’s partner program. “Becoming a member of the GV Media Alliance means Bitmovin can partner with qualified technology companies to help bring fully tested, integrated, cloud-based solutions to media organizations,” Bitmovin said in a statement. “In joining the partnership […]

IBC 2022: IBC Announces AMD As Premium Sponsor And Microsoft As Sponsor Of Accelerator Media Innovation Program

IBC2022 announced in a statement that AMD will be the exclusive Premium Sponsor and Microsoft the Program Sponsor of the IBC Accelerator Media Innovation Program, while also unveiling a raft of industry players from the media, entertainment and technology world as Champions and Participants in two pioneering cloud projects. Both AMD and Microsoft came onboard as a high-level Accelerator sponsors after being active […]