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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Ventuz Technology

Ventuz Technology | Booth SL5627 | Website: www.ventuz.com  After the integration of the two technologies prior to IBC last year, Ventuz Technology and Ncam will now showcase a joint installation. To highlight the special augmented reality focus that Ventuz has planned for its appearance at NAB, it will hold a multitude of stage presentations at […]

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What Top TV Techs Are Looking For At NAB

The 2017 NAB Show exhibition opens Monday, April 24, and there will be much to see for broadcast engineers and technologists who find themselves grappling with the repack of the TV spectrum and a nearly completed new broadcast standard. Five top techs — one each from Gray Television, NBCU O&Os, Nexstar Media Group, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tegna Media — talk technology and what they will be looking for at this year’s NAB Show. For a recap of TVNewsCheck’s multi-part roundup of NAB Tech Hot Topics, click here.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: IPV

IPV | Booth N5925 | Website: http://www.ipv.com/ IPV will be showing several improvements to the integrations between its MAM system, Curator, and Adobe Creative Cloud software including Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC and the Adobe Team Projects (Beta) collaboration service. The latest versions of the integrated panels for the Adobe video […]

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What You Should Know Before NAB Starts

As the TV industry turns its attention to Las Vegas and the annual NAB Show (April 22-27) with its displays of the latest tech gear and sessions and speakers addressing a wide range of topics, get yourself up to date on the tech issues that will be front and center. Find all of TVNewsCheck’s Tech Hot Topics previews here, including workflows, cameras, bonded cellular newsgathering, ATSC 3.0, the spectrum repack, newsroom computer systems, news graphics systems and master control solutions.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: RushWorks

RushWorks | Booth SL12713 | Website: http://www.rushworks.tv/ RushWorks, a  software development company that produces cool technology for production, playback, and streaming, is enhancing its range of technology solutions with: Locked On — An object tracking solution that controls one or more PTZ or PTX fixtures, allowing video cameras to follow the talent with no operators required. […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Accedo

Accedo | Booth SU9205CM | Website: http://www.accedo.tv/ Accedo will demonstrate a new approach that enables an exciting and immersive virtual reality (VR) sports experience. Accedo is also joining with key partners including Brightcove and Comcast Technology Solutions to showcase their integrated offerings for OTT and video service providers. Key demonstrations at the Accedo booth will […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Dalet

Dalet | Booth SL6210 | Website: http://www.dalet.com/ Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will introduce at the NAB 2017 exhibition (booth SL6210) a new line of solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery, designed to enable existing Dalet customers to continue their operations in the event of planned maintenance or […]

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Audio Products Slated To Debut At NAB 2017

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Alticast

Alticast | Booth SU12706CM | Website: www.alticast.com  Alticast will showcase solutions that help pay-TV operators address two major shifts — the changing viewing habits of millennials and new technologies that are transforming business models. Alticast will show how it is providing key services that can drive millennial adoption — including set-top box gaming, voice control and […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: JVC Professional Video

JVC Professional Video | Booth C4315 | Website: http://pro.jvc.com/prof/main.jsp JVC Professional Video today announced the PB-CELL200 ProHD Portable Bridge, a robust bonded LTE hotspot that streams signals from multiple ProHD, 4KCAM, and JVC PTZ streaming camera models for live broadcasts or webcasts. JVC will debut its ProHD Portable Bridge at the NAB Show. Using the same SpeedFusion VPN Bonding […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Vocas Systems

Vocas Systems | Booth C9521 | Website: http://www.vocas.com/ Vocas Systems, a Netherlands-based manufacturer of innovative, professional-calibre camera accessories, will showcase three new matte boxes. The Vocas MB-216 (a successor to the M-215) works with most wide angle lenses in 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios, and is wide enough to accommodate most cameras with a wide angle converter […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Zylight

Zylight | Booth C7947 | Website: http://www.zylight.com/ Zylight, a manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, is debuting its Pro-Cyc Color asymmetric wall washer. Designed for TV studios and theatres, the 350-watt Pro-Cyc Color produces a soft, even field with enough output to cover 25-foot cyc walls. It shines pure white for a clean chromakey wash, and features […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: ENCO & Actus Digital

ENCO & Actus Digital | Booths N2024 & SU11021 | Websites: http://www.enco.com/ & http://actusdigital.com/ ENCO has forged a partnership with Belgium-based broadcast compliance monitoring specialists Actus Digital, with ENCO becoming the first North American distributor of Actus’ comprehensive media intelligence platform. The two companies will highlight their relationship and interoperability between their complementary solutions. Designed for broadcasters, networks, cable operators, IPTV providers and government organizations, the Actus platform is […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Slomo.TV

Slomo.TV | Booth C11125 | Website: http://slomo.tv  Slomo.TV a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance server-based video recording and replay systems will showcase its advanced Super Slo-mo bundle, combining its Simple RII video server and Panasonic’s AK-H5000 4X SuperMotion camera. Today, slow motion replays are a standard feature of major live sports broadcasts, however […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: MX1

MX1 | Booth SU7110 | Website: http://www.mx1.com/ MX1, a global media service provider, announced a recent upgrade to its media center in Hawley, Pa., to expand its capabilities and support over 1,500 linear TV feeds with domestic and global content aggregation, management, and distribution. Coinciding with the company’s growth in the U.S. market, MX1 will […]

Altice’s Goei To Deliver An NAB Keynote

Planting a flag in the U.S. media business for his European company, Altice USA CEO Dexter Goei will deliver a keynote during the NAB Show on April 25. The half-hour noontime address is titled “Global Growth and the Future of Media.” Goei oversees the newly formed U.S. operations for France’s Altice NV, created when the telecom conglomerate purchased Suddenlink Communications and Cablevision Systems in 2015. The combined asset is now the No. 4 cable operator in the U.S.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Calrec Audio

Calrec Audio | Booth C3118 | Website: calrec.com Calrec Audio shines a Ray on the 2017 NAB Show by launching the latest addition to its Artemis family of consoles. Artemis Ray has 456 fully featured input channels — making it more powerful than the Artemis Beam. Further, Artemis Ray can handle up to 72 faders, […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: BenQ America

BenQ America | Booth SL9830 | Website: http://www.benq.us/ BenQ America will demonstrate its newest Creative Series monitors. Attendees will experience BenQ’s Technicolor Color-Certified PV270 video post-production and PV3200PT video editing monitors and learn how they can improve image visualization. BenQ’s PV270 Technicolor Color-Certified monitor delivers accurate color from start to finish. The monitor’s 99% Adobe® RGB coverage encompasses most of […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tightrope Media

Tightrope Media Systems | Booth SL8620 | Website: https://www.trms.com/ Tightrope Media Systems will bring a new version of its Cablecast Broadcast Automation platform to the NAB Show. Helping community broadcasters and small television stations leverage new opportunities to engage and expand their audiences, Cablecast version 6.2 features an array of enhancements that enable users to easily and efficiently promote and share their content online. […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Osprey Video

Osprey Video | Booth SU12221 | Website: www.ospreyvideo.com   In a major expansion of its lineup of end-to-end live-streaming workflow products that complement its flagship capture cards and hardware encoders, Osprey Video will feature 10 new range extender, multiviewer, converter, and video-capture products. The new products create end-to-end streaming-workflow solutions that help video operations of all […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Comark

Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark | Booth C4309 | Website: www.comarktv.com.  Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark, a manufacturer and supplier of DTV transmitters, encoding systems, and associated field services for over 45 years, has announced the introduction of the Repack Optimized E-Compact series of high efficiency air cooled solid state UHF DTV transmitters. E-Compact air cooled DTV […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Qligent

Qligent | Booth N6520 | Website: http://www.qligent.com/ Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level content monitoring and analysis, will debut Vision-Field-CM, a cost-effective, entry-level version of its successful Vision cloud-based broadcast compliance and monitoring solution. This innovation responds to broadcast industry demand for a low-cost cloud-based compliance monitoring service. The flexibility to deploy probes using low-cost IoT devices gives broadcasters close to 10 times the compliance monitoring of a legacy solution for […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: IHSE USA

IHSE USA | Booths SL12216 & SL12416 | Website:  www.ihseusa.com IHSE USA is a provider of KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) products supporting long-distance signal extenders and switching for DVI, HDMI, VGA, SDI, USB, audio, and RS-232 serial data. The company will launch Tera Viewer, software that provides an IP-based preview of video signals passing […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: TVU Networks

TVU Networks | Booth C3739 | Website: http://www.tvunetworks.com/ TVU Networks, a global technology provider of live IP video solutions, will showcase its end-to-end IP-based ecosystem of hardware and software products, workflows and services designed for live video acquisition, production and operational efficiency. TVU Networks will introduce several new products and technologies at NAB, including its […]

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Master Control Slowly Moving To Cloud, Pt. 1

Broadcasters increasingly are getting comfortable with the idea of replacing their existing baseband master control and playout infrastructure with a cloud alternative when the next technical refresh happens. However, for those looking to the public cloud questions remain about live TV. There’s also a nagging concern that must be addressed before broadcasters hand their cash registers over to something as ethereal as the cloud. Be sure to look for Part II on Monday, April 17. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of master control and playout vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.

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Master Control Products Guide

For the second year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to the NAB Show 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 […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Mo-Sys Engineering

Mo-Sys Engineering | Booth C9148 | Website: http://www.mo-sys.com/ Mo-Sys Engineering, the London-based developer of StarTracker, the first automatic, real-time optical camera tracking system, has seen its technology adopted by high-end television networks, corporations, production companies, and regional TV stations throughout the world. Since StarTracker’s introduction last year, it’s found a home at networks, including: BBC, FOX, […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Enensys

Enensys Technologies | Booths SU7813 & N328FP | Website: http://www.enensys.com/ Enensys Technologies, designers and manufacturers of digital TV transmission technologies, is launching its latest technology — Campaign Manager for AdsEdge — to allow DTT and cable network operators and broadcasters to increase revenues via highly cost-effective local content insertion. Campaign Manager for AdsEdge joins the AdsEdge range, which provides targeted local content insertion in […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Riedel Communications

Riedel Communications | Booth C4337 | Website: www.riedel.net  Riedel Communications designs, manufactures, and distributes pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks for broadcast, pro audio, event, sports, theater, and security applications. NEW: Bolero Wireless Intercom Solution — Making its North American debut at the 2017 NAB Show, Riedel’s Bolero is a game-changing new wireless […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Video Clarity

Video Clarity | Booth SU12413 | Website: http://videoclarity.com/ Video Clarity Inc., provider of audio and video quality measurement and analysis systems, announced ClearView 8.5, the newest version of software for its ClearView video quality analyzers. With version 8.5 come two new software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings for broadcasters and content owners that deliver video through the Amazon […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: ETL Systems

ETL Systems | Booth SU7823 | Website: http://www.etlsystems.com/  ETL Systems, a global designer and manufacturer of RF distribution equipment for satellite communications, will showcase its range of broadcast solutions, including the 64×64 Hurricane matrix router and the 128×128 Harrier 10U matrix – which will make its NAB debut. Both technologies provide similar benefits including the ability to customize the router with input modules that match […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Broadpeak

Broadpeak | Booth SU10302CM | Website: www.broadpeak.tv Broadpeak designs and manufactures video delivery components for content providers and network service providers deploying IPTV, cable, OTT, and mobile services. Innovations for Content Providers  umbrellaCDN with CDN Diversity Raises the Bar for Content Quality — Broadpeak’s umbrellaCDN CDN selector allows content providers to always choose the best content delivery network […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Interra Systems

Interra Systems | Booth SU7105 | Website: www.interrasystems.com  Interra Systems, a global provider of software products and solutions to the digital media industry, will demonstrate its end-to-end QC, monitoring and analysis solutions approach for the streaming media industry. The company’s complete set of software-based tools provide scalability, performance, and centralized management enabling service providers to […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Dalet

Dalet Digital Media Systems | Booth SL6210 | Website: http://www.dalet.com/ Dalet Digital Media Systems will be presenting the evolutions of its range of solutions. Based on the Dalet Galaxy orchestration and asset management platform, these solutions help streamline a variety of workflows including: Programs & Promos management, Multi-Platform distribution, Unified News Operations, Sports highlights & […]

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NASA, Amazon To Live-Stream 4K From Space

NASA will give Earth dwellers the first live-streaming look at 4K Ultra HD video from space, in an event co-produced with Amazon Web Services. The U.S. space agency will present the free live-stream during a session at the NAB Show on April 26 in Las Vegas. The live feed from 250 miles above Earth will be encoded with Amazon Web Services’ Elemental encoding software on board the International Space Station and on the ground at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: IPV

IPV | Booth N5925 | Website: http://www.ipv.com/ Media management technology specialist IPV will present the latest advances of its in-demand Curator MAM system. These include extended third-party integration and easier user collaboration. Significant advancements have been made to Curator’s integrated panels within Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Users across any creative service using the […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: GatesAir

GatesAir | Booth N2613 | Website: http://www.gatesair.com/ GatesAir will showcase a new high-efficiency UHF transmitter range to help broadcasters leverage the new business opportunities promised through the spectrum repack and the ATSC 3.0 DTV standard. The new Maxiva ULXTE liquid transmitter joins the recently-announced UAXTE air-cooled transmitter to give broadcasters two design options with market-leading RF performance and the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership.   The ULXTE and UAXTE are optimized for channel […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Timecode Systems

Timecode Systems | Booth C2746 | Website: www.timecodesystems.com Timecode Systems designs and manufactures timecode hardware and software solutions that make it easier to capture, log, search, and synchronise content captured during multicamera film and television shoots and 360-degree virtual reality (VR) filming. New Virtual Reality Sync Solution — Over the past few years, more and […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: https://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A will introduce the latest product in Fujitsu’s line of video transmission solutions, the IP-HE950 real-time H.265/HEVC encoder/decoder units. Employing the latest compression tools and image processing algorithms to provide best-in-class video fidelity, the IP-HE950 supports real-time 4K contribution, as well as SD and HD. FOR-A is a distributor of Fujitsu’s high-performance […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Lawo

Lawo | Booth N1424 | Website: www.lawo.com.    Lawo will launch a new flagship audio production console that is fully IP-based and specifically designed to provide optimized performance within video production environments.  Addressing applications requiring very large format mixing and routing functionality, the desk offers a number of innovative mix-assist systems that enable engineers to […]