NAB 2011: Haivision Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Haivision Booth SL9112 Haivision Network Video delivers IP video networking and digital signage technology. Furnace 6.0 IP Video (New)—Haivision will demonste the evolution of its FurnaceIP video distribution system. Furnace 6.0, with enhanced workflow and a new InStream player, now supports MultiStream, the ability to record, distribute and playback multiple synchronized […]

CAPEX 2011

Belo’s Stations On A Mobile Mission

Belo’s Tech VP Craig Harper is overseeing the group’s staggered rollout of mobile DTV. He will be going to this year’s NAB Show with that on his agenda. Other action items for Harper and Belo include upgrading field acquisition and editing at eight stations and looking to improve news ingestion in multiple video formats and quickly make it available for broadcast, for the Web and any other medium.

NAB 2011

Panasonic To Unveil ENG Camcorders At NAB

At a pre-NAB press conference in New York yesterday, the video vendor says to expect new ENG camcorders at NAB that will meet the demand of broadcasters for “smaller, lighter” gear. But it declines to give details. It also slashes the price on its P2 memory cards by 20% and offers new software and hardware aimed at taking some of the kinks out of the P2 workflow.

NAB 2011: Signiant Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Signiant Booth SL5229 Signiant creates software that automates, accelerates, manages and securely controls the movement of high-value digital content within and between organizations and ecosystems. Signiant Media Exchange—Media Exchange (MX) is a highly secure browser-based application that enables IT and non-IT managers and staff to send content bigger than e-mail can […]

NAB 2011: Sencore Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Sencore Booth SU7213 Sencore offers content contribution and distribution solutions that provide high-quality, consistent video signal delivery and monitoring. TXS 3453 Transcoder—The TXS 3453 transcoder delivers multiple channels of high-performance, reliable transcoding and transrating in a high-density 1RU chassis. With a configurable engine and multichannel architecture, the TXS 3453 can perform […]

NAB 2011: SAN Solutions Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview SAN Solutions Booth SU3725 SAN Solutions Inc. is a manufacturer and integrator of high-performance storage and application solutions for mission-critical media infrastructures. ArtiSAN Storage Platform—The ArtiSAN Storage Platform consists of two product lines: the ArtiSAN 9400 series designed for high-performance film and video applications and the ArtiSAN 5400 series ideal for […]

NAB 2011: Linear Acoustic Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Linear Acoustic Booth SU3326 Linear Acoustic will showcase new products, new features, enhanced designs and exclusive upgrades to its range of television audio control, from production to transmission. AERO.air Transmission Audio/Loudness Manager—The AERO.air continues to solve the newly regulated “commercial loudness problem” and now offers more features in a smaller and […]

NAB 2011: FOR-A Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview FOR-A Booth C5219 FOR-A, a manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, has announced a new interface that allows the HVS-350HS HD/SD 1.5 M/E digital video switcher to control the Abekas Mira Production Server. The interface will be part of FOR-A’s NAB Show display. With […]

NAB 2011: Bittree Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Bittree Booth SU6807 Bittree offers a complete line of patching products, including audio, video, data and integrated patchbays, as well as a variety of patchcords, tools and accessories. Its new products include: Bittree SC-to-SC Fiber Optic Coupler Panel—The new SC-to-SC fiber optic coupler panel simplifies high-density patching on the latest broadcasting […]

NAB 2011: Alcorn McBride Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Alcorn McBride Booth SL5105 Alcorn McBride is a manufacturer of show control, audio and video equipment for the themed entertainment industry. Alcorn McBride will introduce an enhanced feature set to its SetPlayer video playback line. The SetPlayer series is designed for on-set video applications, providing a low cost, solid-state alternative to […]

NAB 2011: Wohler Technologies Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Wohler Technologies Booth N2524 Wohler Technologies will demonstrate its range of signal management solutions. MADI-8 Audio Monitor (New)—Making its international debut, the new MADI-8 audio monitor lets broadcasters implement the Multiple Audio Digital Interface (MADI or AES10) in their production workflows. MADI is an industry-standard electronic communications protocol for an interface […]

NAB 2011: Visionary Solutions Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Visionary Solutions Booth SU5602 Visionary Solutions Inc. (VSI) manufactures Internet protocol television (IPTV) equipment that provides real-time transport of video over IP networks. The product updates and enhancements below all apply to VSI’s AVN series components: Modular Flexibility Enhancements—VSI will introduce a new order fulfillment scheme that will enable the customization […]

NAB 2011: Volicon Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Volicon Booth SU5902 Volicon provides the broadcast and cable industries with automated a multichannel video content logging and monitoring system for compliance, media analysis, content repurposing and quality of service. Volicon will unveil three major additions to its Observer® product line. ASI/transport stream logging, Loudness Monitoring, and AC-3/Dolby® Digital decoding features […]

NAB 2011: Telecast Fiber Systems Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Telecast Fiber Systems Booth C8925 Telecast Fiber Systems offers portable and fixed fiber optic systems for television broadcast production. T-POV Robotic Links—Originally launched at IBC2010 and now being shown for the first time at NAB, Telecast’s new family of fiber optic links for robotic cameras delivers the established functionality of the […]

NAB 2011: Sonnet Technologies Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Sonnet Technologies Booth SL9605 Sonnet Technologies will showcase several storage products designed for A/V professionals in the broadcast and post-production industries. Transposer Universal 2.5-inch SSD to 3.5-inch Drive Tray Adapter (New)—Making its debut at the 2011 NAB Show, Sonnet’s Transposer takes the hassle out of installing a 2.5-inch SATA SSD into […]

NAB 2011: Softel Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Softel Booth N5829 Softel will be showing the company’s enhanced portfolio of captioning and subtitling solutions as well as its interactive TV and connected TV solutions. Automated Subtitling Control Center: ScheduleSmart—Softel’s ScheduleSmart is a sophisticated workflow technology that uses proprietary heuristics and algorithms to determine the optimum point in the workflow […]

NAB 2011: Snell Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Snell Booth N1820 Snell provides broadcasters and global media companies with a comprehensive range of digital media solutions to create, better manage and streamline the distribution of multi-screen content. Signal Processing IQ Modular 3G—Snell will further expand its IQ Modular 3G product line by launching a new video and audio processing […]

NAB 2011: Pilat Media Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Pilat Media Booth N4429 Pilat Media Global develops, markets, and supports business management software solutions for content and service providers in the media industry. IBMS Performance Dashboard—Pilat Media’s IBMS end-to-end broadcast management software has been enhanced by the addition of an advanced Performance Dashboard system. This is an operational tool that […]

NAB 2011: NVerzion Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview NVerzion Booth SL2505 NVerzion will introduce enhancements to its automated workflow control solutions as well as the latest complements to the its automation platform, unveiling a cost-effective traffic and billing system and increased capacity in its network-attached storage solution. NCompass Pathfire and Pitch Blue Interface (New)—This is the company’s answer to […]

NAB 2011: Miranda Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Miranda Booth N2515 Miranda Technologies will be highlighting its fully integrated IT-based playout solution, which combines highly automated, multichannel content delivery, rich graphics and advanced monitoring systems. Called the Playout Glass Cockpit, the new solution tightly integrates the iTX IT-based automated playout with Kaleido multi-viewers, and the iControl Playout Manager facility […]

NAB 2011: I-Movix Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview I-Movix Booth C4644 (Belgian Trade Commission) I-Movix will show a new version of SprintCam Vvs HD, the ultra-slow-motion system for live HD broadcast production. Featuring the quality, performance and usability of SprintCam technology, SprintCam Vvs HD now operates at frame rates up to 2,700 fps in 1080i50 or up to 5,800 […]

NAB 2011: GlobeCast & NETIA Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview GlobeCast & NETIA Booth SU911 GlobeCast and NETIA will be co-exhibiting once more. The themes of the booth will be global distribution, media asset management and playout of international content. WorldTV—WorldTV aggregates and distributes international content for all types of platforms including DTH satellite, IPTV, cable and more. The GlobeCast booth […]

NAB 2011: Calrec Audio Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Calrec Audio Booth C1746 Calrec Audio will make its U.S. debut of Hydra2 Operator, or H2O, a new, remotely-accessible management system that enhances the flexibility of its Hydra2 network router. H2O allows the user to control the Hydra2 network independently from any console control surface. Users will be able to set […]

NAB 2011: Artel Video Systems Products Preview

2011 NAB Show Preview Artel Video Systems Booth N6129 Artel Video Systems develops, manufactures, and markets high-performance, broadcast-quality video transport hardware. DLT710 Multiformat Signal Generator and Tester—This multipurpose module verifies and monitors all uncompressed and compressed video rates and formats including 3G-SDI. Its unique, innovative design characteristics, focusing on simplicity and reliability, enable the simultaneous, […]

NAB 2011

NAB Show To Feature Moonves, Smith Q&A

The April 12 session in Las Vegas will feature discussions on new competition, growth opportunities for local and network television on new digital devices and government efforts to reclaim additional television spectrum.

CAPEX 2011

Sinclair Wish List: Content Mgt., HD Upgrades

Del Parks, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s engineering VP, has a full plate of projects — and spending— this year at his 58 stations. His company is well along on upgrading operations to HD news and overhauling master controls. At the upcoming NAB Show, he and his team will be looking for content management solutions and he’s very curious about exploring digital fingerprinting technology and ways that broadcasters can deliver content directly to the new generation of Internet-connected TVs.

NAB 2011

Eddie Fritts To Receive NAB’s DSA

The longtime National Association of Broadcasters president will be presented with the group’s top honor at the opening keynote of this year’s convention in Las Vegas on April 11.

CAPEX 2011

Back Office Is Front Of Mind At Cox Stations

Sterling Davis of the Cox Media Group talks about what’s on this year’s tech to-do list at his 15 stations. In addition to upgrades and replacements, the big push will be consolidating the back-office business operations and the IT facilities as part of a multi-year project. Other priorities include rolling out the BXF interface between traffic and master control and extending mobile DTV capability to a few more stations.