John Honeycutt Named Chair Of The International Broadcasting Convention Council

IBC today announced that John Honeycutt, a recognized media and technology industry leader, will take the IBC Council Chair’s position immediately. He has spent the past 30 years in senior positions in the television market and is a business strategist and technology pioneer. He has significant international experience across all aspects of the media industry, […]

IBC Details Showcase, Future Plans

The Sept 8-11 virtual event, both live and on demand, will focus on enabling media and entertainment technology and service companies to overcome COVID-19 sales generation challenges and drive virtual engagement.

Talking TV | Virtual IBC And DNC

TVNewsCheck editors Michael Depp and Harry Jessell discuss the implications for tech vendors on virtualizing this year’s IBC conference and assess the DNC’s grand experiment in virtualizing its convention.

IBC Announces IBC Showcase Virtual Event

With the physical IBC conference canceled as a result of COVID-19, IBC has announced this year’s virtual supplement, the IBC Showcase. The IBC Showcase will take place from Sept. 8-11 and feature three core components: an exhibitor showcase, a sponsored program of presentations and discussions and comprehensive coverage of product launches via the online IBC Daily News site.

OPEN MIKE FROM ED GREBOW

Top 10 Effects Of Coronavirus On TV Trade Shows

The pandemic will affect the shows, attendees and exhibitors for years to come. Each of us now has a chance to think about where we as an industry go from here.

IP Showcase Returning To IBC

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IBC Echoes: Grass Valley’s Kronk On IP, Live TV

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Richards To Chair IBC Partnership Board

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Richards To Chair IBC Partnership Board

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John Wilson, Architect Of The Modern IBC, Dies

Tech Vendor: Europe Will Be Early 4K Adopter

REPORT FROM AMSTERDAM

IBC Trends: Cloud, Channel In A Box, 3D

Joe Zaller is just back from Amsterdam’s annual IBC tech extravaganza. He reports that in addition to boasting record attendance, the conference showcased a number of potential television game-changers. Among them: cloud-based or service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications for capturing, producing, processing and distributing video and audio as digital files; IT-based playout — more commonly called channel in a box — which offers the promise of dramatically reducing the cost of broadcast playout; and the latest developments in 3D, expected to be very much center stage next year at the London Olympics.