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Multiviewers Take On Bigger Workloads

Whether offered as a standalone unit or combined with other components of the broadcast workflow, multiviewers are tackling a mix of formats and a higher volume of content to monitor. Above, Studio Berlin uses the Apantac KVM over IP solution for its multiviewers.

Charter Chief Tom Rutledge Sees The Day When All Video Is IP-Delivered

A day after Charter Communications announced a joint venture with Comcast to create a streaming platform based on the latter’s Flex broadband-only product, Chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge said that he sees a day when the bulk of its Spectrum video customers receive service via internet protocol delivery. He called the Comcast partnership a step in that direction.

NAB SHOW 2022

Cloud And IP Tech Dominate NAB Show Floor

With less hardware to demonstrate and a much-reduced exhibition floor footprint, the first post-pandemic NAB Show pointed the way to a future where software demos of cloud, IP and hybrid environments have become the new norm.

Grass Valley AMPP Offers End-to-End NDI Integration

Grass Valley said today that its Agile Media Processing Platform (AMPP) now provides full support for NDI, the widely adopted video-over-IP technology. With the adoption of NDI into AMPP, Grass Valley’s cloud-native production and playout platform, users benefit from a complete end-to-end integration for both on-prem and cloud workflows that cover the entire functionality required by […]

Lawo Introduces .edge IP Video Infrastructure Platform

During a global online event, German IP broadcast manufacturer Lawo unveiled its new .edge IP video infrastructure platform at the NAB Show (through April 27 in Las Vegas) at Booth C6932. .edge’s compact 2RU housing accommodates up to four 25/100 GbE .edge processing blades and rear I/O plates with best-in-class signal conversion density. Hyper-density SDI/IP […]

NAB Show: AVIWEST Unveils Latest Release of StreamHub

AVIWEST (a Haivision company), a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced that the StreamHub receiver and IP distribution platform has a new web UI interface designed to create the best possible user experience. The new 4.0 version of StreamHub is an integral workflow component of contribution solutions including the flagship PRO460, the compact […]

NAB SHOW 2022

Broadcasters, Vendors Tout Cloud Progress At Devoncroft

While previous Devoncroft conferences took place at off-site hotels, the 2022 edition was co-located with the NAB Show and held on the Main Stage of the North Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It drew hundreds of senior executives for an afternoon of panel discussions on everything from cloud migration and IP connectivity to virtual production and blockchain technology. Above, Devoncroft Principal Analyst Josh Stinehour (left) and Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley talking technology.

NAB Show: TVU Networks To Showcase 8K IP And Enhanced 5G REMI Solutions

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has announced two “significant developments” with the company’s transmission technology that will be introduced at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) at Booth W3806. TVU has adapted its TVU G-Link platform to now support low-latency, 8K IP video transmission over commodity internet connections, […]

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Scale Dictates Broadcasters’ IP Transition

Station groups lag behind larger networks in investing in new IP routing systems despite interoperability hurdles being overcome and IP gear prices falling. But the new infrastructure may end up being more horsepower than they need. Above, a control room at NBCUniversal’s Boston Media Center in Needham, Mass. The facility handles four businesses in the market — WBTS (NBC), WNEU (Telemundo), New England Cable News and NBC Sports Boston — on one common IP-based technology platform.

NAB Show: FOR-A Debuts Range Of SDI & IP Hybrid Products, Along With IP Migration Path For Existing Products

FOR-A Corporation of America will showcase its complete range of video production and broadcast products designed for hybrid SDI and IP operation, together with an IP migration path for existing products at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) in Booth C5408. As broadcast media continues its rapid transformation from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) […]

NAB Show: Bridge Technologies To Unveil Signal Generation Functionality

In anticipation of their upcoming presence at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) in Booth W5604, Bridge Technologies announce the addition of signal generation functionality to its VB440, a high-density IP media traffic monitoring probe for core broadcasting networks and production studios that over recent years has expanded to become an all-encompassing […]

NAB Show: Zixi To Highlight High-Performance Live Video Delivery Enhancements

Zixi, whose tech enables dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any IP network, is returning to the NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) after a two-year COVID interruption. Zixi will be showcasing a broad range of product updates and new service launches. Beginning on Sunday, April 24, and running through Wednesday, April 27, Zixi will be hosting private […]

Haivision Completes Acquisition Of Aviwest

Haivision Systems Inc., a global provider of mission-critical, real-time video streaming and networking solutions, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Aviwest, an provider of mobile IP-based video contribution systems and a pioneer in the transmission of live video over cellular networks. The acquisition, Haivision said, provides its customers with “a comprehensive video contribution […]

TAG Doubles Volume of Uncompressed Signal Capacity

TAG Video Systems says that media companies can now monitor twice the number of uncompressed signals within the same compute infrastructure thanks to its support of PCIe Gen 4 servers. TAG delivers software-based deep monitoring of linear IP video workflows from live production through OTT delivery. The company’s Realtime Media Performance Platform operates in the cloud, on […]

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‘Once Adopted, There’s No Turning Back’ For Cloud’s Use In Field Production

Stations may be easing back into their studios as the pandemic abates, but cloud workflows that had been adopted out of necessity for field production are holding fast. Above, Avid’s MediaCentral Collaborate encompasses planning, assignments, task management and project tracking. It can be accessed on a web client, through a mobile app and also through the Media Composer and Adobe Premiere editing systems.

NAB Show: Mediaproxy Bringing LogServer Upgrades

Mediaproxy, a developer of software-based IP compliance solutions, will return to Las Vegas for the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27) to demonstrate the latest upgrades to its flagship LogServer logging and monitoring system. These include extended support for SMPTE ST 2110, NMOS, advanced SCTE Ad-Insertion trigger monitoring and configuration across pooled clusters of distributed systems. […]

NAB Show: Black Box Offering KVM-Over-IP Solutions

Black Box high-performance KVM-over-IP solutions are tailored to the unique requirements of modern control rooms, media production and postproduction facilities, and broadcast playout environments, giving users exceptional flexibility and the ability to react quickly to a wide variety of situations with ease. With robust functionality, proven reliability, versatile deployment options and the backing of world-class […]

NAB Show: FOR-A To Show Live Production Tech With 12G/4K, IP And Cloud-Based Solutions

Perceptions of FOR-A Corp. as an established broadcast hardware vendor are set to transform at this year’s NAB convention (April 23-27 in Las Vegas at Booth C5408), the company says. “From SDI to all flavors of IP, FOR-A will unveil several, unique technology breakthroughs this year. FOR-A’s innovative, software-defined design architecture enables the most precise conversion […]

OPEN MIKE BY CRAIG WILSON

Gauging The True Potential Of SRT Technology

Secure Reliable Transport has already had several inflection points from a technology standpoint, so what’s next for the open-source video transport protocol?

Global Broadcasters Rely On TVU Networks During Winter Games For Live Video Delivery Over 5G

Despite pandemic-based travel restrictions, rules on equipment transport and mountainous terrain, TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, says that TVU Media Services successfully supported customers at another high-profile sporting event with the completion of the Winter Games in Beijing. The company reports that more than 7,600 GB of data was used by broadcasters […]

New Report Reveals Trends, Technologies Moving The Broadcast Industry Forward

Haivision’s third annual Broadcast IP Transformation Report highlights how broadcasters are rapidly adopting 4K and HEVC, IP networking, cloud services and hybrid workflows.

MRMC Recruits Graeme Kelly As Head Of Broadcast Products

Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC), a Nikon company, has added experienced design engineer Graeme Kelly to its broadcast division. Kelly, who joins from senior engineering and management roles at Grass Valley, is MRMC’s new head of broadcast products. In over a decade at Grass Valley, Graeme has been at the cutting edge of the industry-wide transition […]

Calrec Powers Radio And Television Montenegro’s Move To Hybrid IP Networking

Capitalizing on Calrec’s ability to provide seamless hybrid IP networks, Radio and Television Montenegro (RTCG), the public service broadcaster of Montenegro, has completed a comprehensive upgrade of its Radio Montenegro and Montenegro Television facilities. On the TV side, the broadcaster has installed three Artemis consoles, a router core, a Brio36 and two Type R consoles. For […]

Lawo’s Vmatrix vm_udx Converts In All Directions

To celebrate five years of Lawo’s Vmatrix platform, which enables a wide range of video and audio workflows and supports the transition to a fully IP-based environment, Lawo has rolled out “significant” software-based enhancements. The updated vm_udx application turns V__matrix C100 software-defined processing blades into powerful up/down/cross converters with up to 8 paths of format […]

VuWall Introduces PAK Video Wall-Over-IP Solution

VuWall, a provider of video wall control systems and unified visualization solutions, is launching PAK, a solution for deploying and managing modular video walls in AV-over-IP environments. PAK is a networked, multi-decode node that can operate as a stand-alone device or be stitched with other nodes to build an IP-based video wall that is infinitely […]

Artel Video Systems At The 2022 NAB Show

In Booth C2128 at the 2022 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Artel will feature products that simplify broadcasters’ shift to hybrid IP/SDI and all-IP operations. Visitors to the Artel booth will have the opportunity to see firsthand how new features and capabilities recently added to the company’s award-winning SMART Multimedia Delivery Platform in openGear (SMART […]

Mediaproxy LogServer Now Available On A Per-Use Basis

Mediaproxy, a developer of software-based IP broadcast solutions, is targeting the growing area of “pop-up” television and streaming channels by offering its flagship LogServer system as a flexible OPEX option. The compliance logging and monitoring platform is now available for short-term rental to broadcasters covering a special event or creating additional, temporary services. Adding services […]

Key Digital Offers KD-XPS22U 4K 18G Smart Extender Kit

Key Digital, a leading innovator in AV over IP solutions, announces the availability of a new product bundle: the KD-XPS22U 4K 18G Smart Extender Kit. For installations where a display or projector is distanced from HDMI sources, the KD-XPS22U delivers uncompromised signal extension along with full-featured system control by bundling together the KD-PS22UTx Switcher / […]

Singapore Parliament Selects Lawo AoIP For Technical Upgrade

Parliaments around the world have come to trust in Lawo Audio-over-IP technology for critical audio infrastructure. The latest to choose Lawo solutions is the Parliament of Singapore, which recently conducted a major technical upgrade, installing modern Lawo technology in its broadcast facilities. The Singapore Parliament’s Lawo installation includes a compact 32-fader mc²36MkII all-in-one audio console, […]

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Guiding TV Engineers And IT Across The IP Transition Together

Leaders from Fox Corp., CBS Television Stations and Hearst Television will share best practices for collaboration between engineering managers and IT leaders as they navigate the IP transition in a TVNewsCheck webinar on Feb. 24. Register here.

Blustream Introduces SDVoE 4K Multicast UHD Transceiver And Control Module

AV distribution innovator Blustream today announced the latest addition to its video-over-IP portfolio: the SDVoE IP500UHD-TZ 4K multicast UHD transceiver and ACM500 control module. Available now, the IP500UHD-TZ delivers uncompromised 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 video over a 10Gb network with zero latency and seamless switching, affording the highest quality extension for mission-critical installations. The company says the ACM500 […]

Marshall Introduces CV605-U3 USB-C PTZ Camera With IP

Marshall Electronics, a manufacturer of broadcast and proAV cameras and equipment, has unveiled its USB-based CV605-U3 PTZ camera with USB-C, IP (Ethernet) and HDMI connectivity. The CV605-U3 PTZ offers flexible output options with USB-C and IP for video conference, collaboration and streaming. HDMI opens a wide range of options with HDMI monitoring or switching workflows, […]

German News Channel Launches New Studio With Clear-Com Digital Communications

NEWSTECHFORUM 2021

Future-Proofed News Trucks Are A Crucial COVID Tool

IP-centric news trucks became essential ad hoc mobile editing booths during COVID, leaders from WCBS, Fox News, Sinclair and Verizon said at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum, noting 2 GHz and LTE bandwidth, low earth orbit satellites and 5G networks have also become key live shot tools.

Calrec’s IP Solution Selected For Sportsnet Studios

Two Calrec Artemis consoles with AoIP ImPulse cores and Gateway technology lie at the heart of the audio setup at Sportsnet Studios, the new immersive facility in Toronto that’s part of sports media brand Sportsnet, a division of Rogers Sports and Media (RSM.) The Calrec technology is an integral part of the audio workflow to provide Sportsnet with the […]

VCC’s New AirFirst Platform Offers Do-It-Yourself Solution For Low-Latency, Two-Way IP Remote Contribution On Demand

The Video Call Center (VCC) introduces AirFirst, what it calls “the first cloud-controlled management system for IP-based remote contributions. Going beyond consumer conferencing systems, AirFirst provides producers with superior-quality, lag-free, on-demand workflows for high speed, high volume control of live remote contributors anywhere in the world.” Originally developed for VCC’s continuing “white glove” Caller Cloud […]

Lawo Names Oliver Frenzel Business Development Manager For SMART Portfolio

Lawo, the German manufacturer of IP audio, video and control infrastructure solutions, has appointed Oliver Frenzel business development manager for its SMART line of IP network monitoring solutions. Frenzel, who holds a diploma in television engineering and electronic media, is already well-known within the Lawo Group and to Lawo customers in his previous roles as […]

Lawo’s V_matrix Gets Boost With 3 New Rear Plate Models

For more than five years, Lawo’s V_matrix IP-broadcast core infrastructure ecosystem has allowed users to transform their installations into a flexible, future-proof production and/or delivery facility. Its C100 processing blades accommodate a wide range of software-defined video and audio workflows and also facilitate the transition to a fully IP-based environment with best-of-breed gateway functionality. To […]

Vislink Launches New IP And AI Technology Features And Solutions

Vislink, a global technology provider in the capture, delivery and management of high quality, live video and associated data in the media and entertainment, law enforcement and defense markets, has rolled out a number of technical advances across several Vislink and Mobile Viewpoint product lines. Collectively, they represent substantial innovation in the areas of IP-centric […]