NAB 2015: COGO Products Preview

COGO | Booth SU621 | Website: At NAB 2015, COGO is launching a suite of new transcoding and encoding solutions that address the bandwidth constraints presented by the delivery of superior fidelity images, including 4K. The video compression technology underpinning the COGO product line ensures extremely low-bit rates so that everyone from video production […]

NAB 2015: Aveco Products Preview

Aveco | Booth N3112 | Website: At NAB 2015 Aveco will demonstrate ASTRA Studio 3, its third-generation news production automation. ASTRA Studio 3 includes a host of new features designed to give the director flexibility in breaking news and more ways to improve the on-air look: Journalists can edit a story even while it’s […]

Sinclair To Offer Aggregate Audience Data

In partnership with Visible World, the broadcast group is able to aggregate impressions across its 161 stations and automatically target specific local broadcast audiences.


TV Everywhere, OTT Top Affils NAB Agendas

When affiliate boards sit down with network executives at the NAB Show next week, they’ll be trying to figure out how they can make money from streaming their signals to smartphones and tablets either through TV Everywhere or OTT. In addition, all Fox affiliates at the convention will get a chance to celebrate the new signs of life in the network’s primetime schedule.


Lt. Gen. Raymond Palumbo To Speak At NAB Show

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NAB Show To Tackle Cybersecurity

The annual gathering will features best practices in asset, media and station protection.


1 Million Square Feet Of NAB: My Tootsies Are Already Toast


Profanity Protection Plus IP Connectivity


ATSC To Highlight Int’l Flavor Of ATSC 3.0 At NAB

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Paxson To Receive Spirit Of Broadcasting

Actress Sharon Stone and Entertainer Wayne Newton to Present the tribute to Lowell “Bud” Paxson, the late creator and co-founder of Home Shopping Network and family-friendly television network PAX TV.


‘Hands On’ Defines Cindy Hutter Cavell

The recipient of this year’s TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Leadership Award, Cindy Hutter Cavell, doesn’t have an engineering degree. Instead, she’s leveraged her instinctual ability and on-the-job training into a 30-year career creating, implementing and directing business strategies across multiple platforms in engineering management posts at ABC News, NBC News, Fox Entertainment, Fox Television Stations, Gannett and the former Hearst Argyle Television.


Grass Valley’s Sara Kudrle A Tech Trendsetter

Sara Kudrle, product marketing manager for infrastructure, monitoring and control within the Strategic Marketing Group of Grass Valley, has been named TVNewsCheck’s 2015 Technology Woman to Watch. She will be honored during the same ceremony and reception that will see Cindy Hutter Cavell, senior engineer and practice manager of Cavell, Mertz & Associates, receive TVNewsCheck’s […]


Control Room Automation At The Next Level

Vendors of production control automation for news are offering broadcasters ways to tackle new challenges, such as automatically repurposing individual news stories within a newscast for distribution to smartphones and tablets, and controlling complex studio setups with dozens of on-set monitors, entire video walls and sophisticated camera robotics. This is the latest installment of a special series on emerging tech trends, NAB Hot Topics, that will appear each week leading up to the NAB Show that runs April 11-16 in Las Vegas. Next up on April 9 is Master Control Automation, as well as a Tech Roundtable. Read the earlier installments here.

NAB 2015: Thomson Video Networks Products Preview

Thomson Video Networks | Booth SU2610 | Website: At the 2015 NAB Show, Thomson Video Networks will introduce an update of its Vibe EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder featuring an all-new, broadcast-grade SD-to-HD conversion capability. With the newest version, broadcasters can now combine premium HD MPEG-4 compression with the ability to upscale an SD video […]

Goodmon To Receive NAB Digital Award

The National Association of Broadcasters announced today that James “Jimmy” F. Goodmon Jr., VP-GM of Capitol Broadcasting Co. New Media Group, will receive the first Digital Leadership Award during the 2015 NAB Show. The award will be presented during the Technology Luncheon on Wednesday, April 15 in Las Vegas.

NAB 2015: Matthews Studio Equipment Products Preview

Matthews Studio Equipment | Booth 5437 | Website: Matthews Studio Equipment has added a sixth member of the new Vator III series of heavy-duty cranking stands. “We began making Vators over 35 years ago,” says Robert Kulesh, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Matthews Studio Equipment. “As we visit our friends and potential […]

NAB 2015: MOG Technologies Products Preview

MOG Technologies | Booth SU5006 | Website: At NAB 2015, MOG Technologies, the developer of IT-based broadcast solutions, will showcase a new configurable solution that adds storage capabilities to the best down and cross conversion tools in the market. The mxfSPEEDRAIL Xpress 2U adds storage capabilities into a toolset that includes ingest, capture, playback, […]

NAB 2015: LiveU Products Preview

LiveU | Booth SU4405 | Website: LiveU, a provider of IP-based live video services and broadcast solutions for acquisition, management and distribution, will feature its ultra-small transmission device, LU200. Unveiled in late 2014, the LU200 offers a bonded solution with a mini form-factor for live video transmission. Weighing just over 1 pound, the LU200 […]


Alliance To Present Ways To Integrate AES67


EditShare To Hold Giveaway At NAB Show


Florical Celebrates 30 Years In Business

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NBCU’s Alison Moore Added To NAB Agenda

The general manager and executive VP of  NBCUniversal’s TV Everywhere initiative will speak at the Online Video Conference at April’s NAB Show.


Digigram’s Malgouyard Discusses AES67

NAB 2015: Aveco Products Preview

Aveco | Booth N3112 | Website:  At NAB 2105, Aveco, a worldwide studio production automation and master control specialist, will demonstrate ASTRA Studio 3, the company’s third-generation news production automation system. ASTRA Studio 3 includes many breaking news features that speed up time to air while also elevating production values. ASTRA Studio 3 uniquely […]


NAB Show Audio: A Tale Of Two Transitions

Together, audio over IP and ATSC 3.0 audio are likely to leave TV engineers attending this year’s NAB Show with new insights into just what is possible when it comes to television sound: an immersive, viewer-customizable experience that offers broadcasters lower costs, increased flexibility and fast and simple routing. This is the latest installment of a special series on emerging tech trends, NAB Hot Topics, that will appear each week leading up to the NAB Show that runs April 11-16 in Las Vegas. Next up on April 2 is Automation, followed by a Tech Roundtable on April 9. Read the earlier installments here.

NAB 2015: Anton/Bauer Products Preview

Anton/Bauer | Booth C6025 | Website: Anton/Bauer, a Vitec Group brand and provider of battery, charging and monitoring technologies for the broadcast, film and video industries, will be showcasing new additions to its digital battery and performance charger series at NAB 2015. Anton/Bauer has updated its Digital Battery Series with Fuse Link technology, a […]

NAB 2015: Plura Products Preview

Plura | Booth N2718 | Website:  Plura, a global manufacturer of digital broadcast and video production solutions, will introduce a multi-GNSS receiver and master clock at the 2015 NAB Show (April 13-16, Las Vegas Convention Center) to serve a variety of time and frequency synchronization tasks for broadcast and production applications. The Plura GNS […]


NIMxchange Selected For SPROCKIT Startup

Peter Guber To Keynote NAB Show Opening

The founder, chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group will open the group’s annual gathering in Las Vegas on April 13. “Peter Guber epitomizes the essence of NAB Show, where attendees come from around the world to learn about creating, monetizing and delivering compelling content across all platforms,” said NAB CEO Gordon Smith.

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NAB To Honor Jerry Lewis With DSA

The entertainer and philanthropist will be presented with the group’s Distinguished Service Award on April 13 during the opening session of the NAB Show in Las Vegas.


IP-Enabled Workflow Advances Set For NAB

IP transport will touch so many aspects of television that it is positioned over time to supplant most everything people know and understand about TV workflows — from origination and contribution to distribution and consumption. The latest developments will be on display at next month’s NAB Show. This is the latest installment of a special series on emerging tech trends, NAB Hot Topics, that will appear each week leading up to the NAB Show that runs April 11-16 in Las Vegas. The schedule: March 26: Audio; April 2: Automation. Read the earlier installments here.

SWR Innovates With Aveco’s Astra Studio News Production Automation Solution

The second largest broadcasting organization in Germany’s ARD consortium uses a single automation solution to manage three production control rooms, each configured differently, to control any of the company’s four studios. SWR worked with Aveco to develop the Astra Studio 2 automation platform and demonstrates, in this video, what it can do.

NAB 2015: Integrated Microwave Technologies Products Preview

Integrated Microwave Technologies | Booth N3922 | Website: Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a provider of advanced digital microwave systems, introduces its Nucomm Live-Action Point-of-View Transmitter with Camera (Dropcam) at NAB 2015. The Nucomm Dropcam is a self-contained, small, ruggedized COFDM (DVB-T compliant) transmitter with assorted adapter modules. The Dropcam has an integrated battery enabling […]

NAB 2015: NOA Products Preview

NOA | Booth SU 13511 | Website: NOA is a global provider of turnkey solutions for quality-controlled digitizing, archiving, description and retrieval of AV and other media content. ingestLINE — The ingestLINE media transcription system allows users to digitize extensive media collections easily, securely, and economically. Composed of hardware and software components, and using […]


GatesAir To ‘Connect’ With Industry At NAB


NAB Selects 10 New SPROCKIT Startups


4K, File Formats Challenge Editing Workflow

TV stations are forced to deal with the arrival of new file formats at a dizzying pace. Fortunately for TV broadcasters, a number of vendors of broadcast editing systems have been at work on this problem, and some new approaches to grappling with it will be on display at the 2015 NAB Show. This is the latest installment of a special series on emerging tech trends, NAB Hot Topics, that will appear each week leading up to the NAB Show that runs April 11-16 in Las Vegas. The schedule: March 19: The IP Transition; and March 26: Audio. Read the earlier installments here.

NAB 2015: Tedial Products Preview

Tedial | Booth N1937 | Website: Tedial, an independent MAM technology solutions specialist, will introduce Tedial Evolution, an enhanced version of its Media IT platform, at NAB 2015. Tedial Evolution significantly extends MAM functionality with advanced search/indexing tools, new services to surf/explore archives, and improved integration between archive and workflows engines to reinforce a […]


Kudrle Named TVN’s Tech Woman To Watch

Sara Kudrle, Grass Valley’s product marketing manager for infrastructure, monitoring and control, will be honored by TVNewsCheck for contributions to industry technology during the NAB Show next month in Las Vegas.

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Network Affiliate Groups To Meet At NAB

All Fox, CW affiliates to gather in Las Vegas next month, along with affiliate boards of directors of ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, and MundoFox.