Six companies — LiveU, Dejero, TVU Networks, Streambox, Teradek and DSI RF Systems — have emerged as pioneers on the cellular video frontier. A seventh, Vislink, is about to enter the market. Each manufactures a portable device that uses AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile air cards to produce a signal capable of transmitting high-quality pictures.
Super Session “Mobile Video and Mobile TV — Beyond YouTube,” slotted for April 16, will be keynoted by Qualcomm’s Peggy Johnson and the panel will include Sinclair’s Mark Aitken, Mobile Content Venture’s Salil Dalvi, DVB’s Peter Siebert, Syncbak’s Jack Perry and MobiTV’s Cedric Fernandes.
Harris Corp. has introduced HView SX Pro, a scalable, high-density multi-display management system. The HView SX Pro extends Harris’ HView multiviewer range, delivering a compact, new signal processing and monitoring option for control rooms. Harris says its smaller design reduces space, power and complexity “while offering superior picture quality and intelligent, flexible control options. Its […]
At this year’s NAB Show, a number of vendors including Avid, Chyron, Orad, Vizrt and Pixel Power will be featuring graphic production and playout tools designed or updated to offer TV stations greater ability to share, revise and re-use content. Also in the mix are improved ability to incorporate social media functions, compatibility with third-party applications, virtual studio offerings and broader multichannel capabilities.
The Alliance for Women in Media is joining with TVNewsCheck in honoring Andrea Berry, SVP of media services at Fox Network Engineering and Operations, for her technological contributions. The presentation of the annual Women in Technology Leadership Award will take place at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 17.
All Fox, CW affiliates to gather, along with affiliate boards of directors of ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox.
Compatibility is key in the editing products that will be on display at April’s NAB Show. According to the vendors and their customers, editing systems should not only accommodate the ever-growing list of video formats, but also interact with competing platforms. Other hot button improvements include improved graphics and scalability, and around-the-clock access to tools from anywhere. And Apple hopes to win back customers with a new version of Final Cut Pro that restores many previous features.
As more and more stations adopt the one-man band approach to newsgathering, the camera manufacturers are turning out new units that are small enough and light enough to be managed easily, and big enough and heavy enough to be balanced for a steady shot. Plus, they’re inexpensive enough that any station’s budget can handle them, too. Among the options that will be featured at NAB 2012 are the Sony NX5, the JVC 150 and the Panasonic 250.
The multimedia company will be honored with the association’s Distinguished Service Award on April 16 during the opening session of this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.
The National Association of Broadcasters announced today that Garry Marshall, Hollywood actor, director, writer and producer, will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the 2012 NAB Show Television Luncheon, sponsored by Wide Orbit, on Monday, April 16. “Recognizing Garry Marshall for his extraordinary contributions to television history is a tremendous opportunity […]
Bruce Rosenblum, president of Warner Bros. Television Group and newly sworn in chairman-CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and Ben Silverman, founder and chairman of multimedia studio Electus, will speak at the upcoming 2012 NAB Show. The NAB Show takes place April 14-19, in Las Vegas. Bruce Rosenblum will be a featured […]
StartUp Loft will feature demonstrations from media, technology and entertainment startups at the trade association’s annual show in April.