NAB 2016

NAB Show To Showcase Future Of Drone Tech

This year’s gathering in Las Vegas will offer more than 30 drone-centric sessions, tech demos and panels.

 

NAB HOT TOPICS

Master Control To Tackle IP, Virtualization, 4K

Perhaps the trends in master control that will receive the most attention at the NAB Show will be the role of IP transport as an attractive alternative to baseband signal distribution and routing. But also attracting attention in Las Vegas next week will be 4K Ultra HD, more tightly integrated master control and traffic workflows and VOD. For a resources guide to the companies mentioned in this story, click here. Read all the 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: Evertz

Evertz | Booth N1502 | Website: www.evertz.com/ At NAB 2016, Evertz will introduce Facility 2020, the Software Defined Data Center for Broadcasters. Evertz leverages its Software Defined Video Networking (SDVN) infrastructure and intelligent resource management to allow customers to enable a data center approach to their facility where they can virtualize the processes and services […]

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: Silvus Technologies

Silvus Technologies | Booth C8649 | Website: www.silvustechnologies.com At this year’s NAB Show, Silvus Technologies will introduce the SC4200 MN-MIMO radio for ENG, and sports and event coverage. With the power of wideband, bi-directional wireless connectivity the SC4200 can enable ultra low latency broadcast quality video contribution, intercom, user IP data / LAN extension to-the-field, […]

NAB HOT TOPICS

Master Control Products Guide

This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is broadcast graphics (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page as […]

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: Fusion

Fusion | Booth SL11030 | Website: http://www.fusionbroadcast.com/ Two longtime broadcast industry professionals, Carl J. Dempsey and Steve Farmer, have announced the launch of Fusion, which will debut at the 2016 NAB Show. The first product to be released by the new company is the ORD-55, a 55-inch OLED 4K reference display system.  The ORD-55 features […]

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Affils At NAB To Focus On Primetime, Digital

Differences over reverse comp will for the most part be set aside next week during meetings of the Big Three networks affiliate boards at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, according to the chairmen of the boards. Rather than money, the meetings will concentrate on primetime programming and cooperative plans for distributing local broadcast signals on digital platforms, they say. Fox is the only one of the Big Four networks to schedule a full-affiliates meeting at NAB.

NAB 2016

Talking OTT, VR, 4K At The NAB Show

Gavin Mann, Accenture’s global broadcasting industry lead, examines media industry trends ahead of the NAB Show April 16-21 in Las Vegas. With topics ranging from OTT video, 4K, to virtual reality, the show is no longer just for broadcasters, attracting speakers and attendees from cable, telco and OTT companies.

NAB 2016

Affiliate Groups To Meet At NAB Show

The National Association of Broadcasters announced today that Fox and The CW will host meetings with their affiliated television station representatives at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Also, the affiliate boards of directors of ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox will once again hold meetings.

NAB 2016

Palin To Push Proposed Court Show At NAB

She’ll go to Las Vegas to help sell the show with the working title Palin Rules that’s being pitched for a September 2017 syndication debut. 

 

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: Anvato

Anvato | Booth SU9506CM | Website: www.anvato.com At NAB 2016, April 18-21 in Las Vegas, Anvato, a TV Everywhere and OTT platform provider, will showcase advancements, including 360 degree video support, and a new cloud OTT workflow for programmers that gives them new options for distribution and monetization of unaired content. New enhancements to Anvato’s […]

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: Shotoku Broadcast Systems

Shotoku Broadcast Systems | Booth C8008 | Website: www.shotoku.tv Shotoku Broadcast Systems, a provider of manual and robotic camera support and virtual reality tracking, is introducing the U.S. broadcast market to its latest solution in its range of leading VR/AR tracking systems at this year’s NAB Show. The company’s new Free-d2, which is being demonstrated at Shotoku’s Booth C8008, represents […]

NAB 2016

Axle Pulse Promises More Feet On The Street

At the  NAB Show, Axle Video is taking the concept of maximizing feet on the street to a whole new level by making it possible for TV networks, station groups and individual broadcast stations to put hundreds — if not thousands — of citizen journalists on the street shooting news footage with their own smart phones and uploading it for possible use on air.

NAB 2016

Heightened Security In Place For NAB Show

The show’s organizers say the changes place an emphasis on safety while they are striving to minimize inconvenience.

 

NAB 2016

Schilowitz To Address NAB Show Tech Luncheon

Ted Schilowitz, futurist at 20th Century Fox and chief creative officer at Barco, will speak at the NAB Show Technology Luncheon, held Wednesday, April 20, in Las Vegas and sponsored by LG Electronics. Schilowitz advises senior leadership at 20th Century Fox on the constantly evolving art and science of advanced motion picture creation. This includes developing […]

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NAB 2016 To Highlight ATSC 3.0 In Two Areas

NAB HOT TOPICS

TV Graphics Workflow Evolves, Expands

Visitors to this year’s NAB Show will see the results of an ongoing shift in broadcast graphics from the control room to the studio for greater control and flexibility over graphics presentation. Several other graphics themes will also be important at NAB, including Integrating social media into broadcast graphics, election graphics, augmented and virtual reality, and sports. For a resources guide to the companies mentioned in this story, click here. Read all the 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.

TVN'S WIT LEADERSHIP AWARD

Michelle Munson Sets Pace On FASP Track

The recipient of this year’s TVNewsCheck’s Women in Technology Leadership Award, Michelle Munson, co-founded Aspera which won an Emmy for its FASP networking technology that transfers large video files at speeds hundreds of times faster than conventional FTP sessions, and with a guaranteed delivery time. The award will be presented at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on Tues., April 19, in Room N227 of the Convention Center.

TVN'S TECH WOMAN TO WATCH

Jennifer Leung Powers NFL Mobile Web Push

The 30-year-old recipient of this year’sTVNewsCheck‘s Technology Woman to Watch honor heads a team that is building a new content management system to support all of the NFL’s web and mobile products. She is also leading a redesign of the league’s eight-year-old website.

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: Electronics Research Inc.

Electronics Research Inc. | Booth C2324 | Website: www.eriinc.com Electronics Research Inc. is debuting a new family of broadband high band VHF panel antennas. The Electronics Research ETV Series high band VHF television antennas include a horizontally polarized high band VHF panel antenna element as well as an element for circularly polarized requirements. As with […]

NAB HOT TOPICS

Broadcast Graphics Products Guide

This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is broadcast graphics (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page as […]

NAB 2016

Keke Palmer To Receive NAB TV Chairman’s Award

Film, television and stage actress Keke Palmer will receive the NAB Television Chairman’s Award during the NAB Show Television Luncheon. The luncheon will be held Monday, April 18, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. Palmer began her career with a breakout role in the 2006 film Akeelah and The Bee, for which she […]

NAB 2016

NAB Show Sets Tech Business Summit Speakers

NAB SHOW 2016

NAB Show Launches Satellite Industry Forum

Satellite industry expert Mark Dankberg of ViaSat to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the one-day program on April 19.

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NAB Announces 2016 SPROCKIT Lineup

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NAB Show To Offer International Flavor

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Annova Plans New OpenMedia Add-Ons

NAB HOT TOPICS

Newsroom Systems Adapt To New Necessities

TV journalists can look forward to seeing the latest solutions to their newsgathering and distribution challenges at the NAB Show. Among the trends to be on display on the exhibit floor are story-centric workflow, greater collaboration and content sharing — both within the station and among stations — and extending the reach of the systems to reporters in the field. For a resources guide to the companies mentioned in this story, click here. Read all the 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.

NAB HOT TOPICS

Newsroom Computer Systems Products Guide

This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is newsroom computer systems (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page […]

TV Band Repack Products Guide

This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is the post incentive auction spectrum repack, including consultants and transmitter and antenna manufacturers (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are […]

NAB HOT TOPICS

Competing Visions Of IP To Unfold At NAB

When it comes to video, no fewer than four different options for IP transport (plus a variety of protocols and standards) will be proffered as alternatives to SDI baseband transport at the NAB Show in Las Vegas next month. From them, a few major themes are likely to emerge. For more information about IP newsgathering solutions at the NAB Show, click here.  For a resources guide to the companies mentioned in this story, click here. Read all the 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.

NAB ’16 Tech Hot Topics Products: Road To IP

This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is The Road To IP (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this […]

Baron Introduces New Lynx Weather Solution

Baron, a provider of critical weather intelligence, has released a new comprehensive weather solution — Baron Lynx. It will make its debut at the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 16-21. “The competition to engage viewers on all platforms demands our broadcast partners deliver the best in accurate, winning content,” said Bob Baron, president-CEO. “Baron […]

Masstech Unveils Portal For Avid Software

Masstech – a provider of innovative, advanced workflow and media asset management solutions – today announced Masstech Portal for Avid, a new software offering designed to streamline media interchange between Avid’s Media Composer editing systems and Masstech-managed media archives. Users can archive, restore and flatten content simply by dragging and dropping it between their Media […]

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A Sight To See: Cameras In Focus At NAB

With broadcasters making plans to move to an ATSC 3.0 future that supports 4K and — more immediately — looking to leverage IP, the cloud and other technologies to improve workflows, the cameras at this year’s NAB Show will reflect the efforts of vendors to understand the evolving needs of broadcasters and address those requirements with their latest designs. Above, JVC’s GY-HM2005P. For a resources guide to the companies mentioned in this story, click here.

CAMERAS RESOURCES GUIDE

NAB ’16 Tech Hot Topics Products: Cameras

This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is cameras (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page as a […]

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: Digital Nirvana

Digital Nirvana | Booth SU10410 | Website: www.digital-nirvana.com At NAB 2016 (April 16-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center), Digital Nirvana, developers of a media management platform for content capture, recording, monitoring, repurposing and delivery, will feature several new technology offerings. The company will showcase its cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) model of compliance […]

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: NVerzion

NVerzion | Booth N3725 | Website: www.nverzion.com NVerzion, a provider of cutting-edge tools for digital broadcasting and television station automation, on Tuesday announced the launch of an enhanced version of its Component Level Automation System Solutions (CLASS) platform, designed to to speed up the efficiency of a broadcaster’s file-based workflow. NVerzion will showcase version 10 […]

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Yiyan Wu To Speak On LDM At NAB 2016

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Triveni Digital To Present On ATSC 3 At NAB Show