NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: ENCO Systems

ENCO Systems | Booth N2024 | Website: http://www.enco.com/ ENCO Systems provides playout and automation system solutions for radio and television organizations. ENCO will introduce updates for its media operations manager (MOM) system, offering the industry’s most impressive cost-to-feature ratio for automated TV workflows. Designed for broadcasters, cable television operations and streaming media providers, MOM delivers a comprehensive platform for organizing and […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Cineo Lighting

Cineo Lighting | Booth C9945 | Website: http://www.cineolighting.com/ Cineo Lighting, a provider of lighting systems for the motion picture, television and photography industries, will debut the Quantum c80 (Qc80) full-gamut color lighting fixture. Featuring 50,000 lumens of Cineo’s proprietary color-tunable white light, the Qc80 also includes a full RGB gamut, which works in conjunction with the reference-quality white […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Comark

Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark | Booth C4309 | Website: www.comarktv.com  Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark will show its Parallax for VHF band 3. Parallax is a transmitter that is ready for the upcoming broadcast spectrum repack and ATSC 3.0. Parallax has the flexibility to ensure top-notch performance for large and small stations. It is the industry’s next […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Starfish Technologies

Starfish Technologies | Booth N5924 | Website: http://www.starfish.tv Starfish Technologies, a broadcast ad insertion technology pioneer and systems builder, will launch TS Switch, a new, software-based switching product designed for a wide range of transport stream switching applications, including upgrading legacy hardware based installations.   Starfish Marketing Director Peter Blatchford said: “TS Switch is a […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: TVLogic

TVLogic | Booth N5306 | Website: http://www.tvlogicusa.com TVLogic, a designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays, is introducing several new 4K HDR and OLED monitors at NAB 2017 that address the ever-increasing demands of broadcast, production, post-production, and multi-viewer applications. The new lineup includes: LUM-310R — The LUM-310R is a 4K HDR […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: MultiDyne

MultiDyne | Booth C5109 | Website: http://www.multidyne.com/ On the heels of announcing its LightBrix VB-3600 of throwdown units, MultyDyne will introduce a second new LightBrix Series to address the continuously evolving camera configurations seen today in field production. The VB-3800 Series includes a unique set of modules and adapters to support connectivity across today’s most popular field […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: DEVO

DVEO | Booth SU5724 | Website: www.dveo.com  DVEO, a supplier to telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world, will show miniature low latency H.264 HDMI encoders and decoders including the single-channel Ministreamer HDMI/IP and Mini D-Streamer IP/HDMI. “When used together, the Ministreamer HDMI/IP and Mini D-Streamer IP/HDMI have an end-to-end latency of 400 milliseconds,” […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: AVIWEST

AVIWEST | Booth C2139 | Website: www.aviwest.com  AVIWEST is a provider of live video contribution and primary distribution systems over bonded cellular and unmanaged IP networks Key Product Updates 4K and Multi HD Video Encoding and Distribution — A key highlight at the 2017 NAB Show will be the transition to the HEVC video compression standard. […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Masstech

Masstech | Booth SU3202 | Website: www.masstech.com  Masstech is heading to the 2017 NAB Show with its widest array of media management innovations and enhancements in years. The company will showcase how media organizations can seamlessly integrate the cloud into their operations, maximize their content’s value, and move media files more easily between production, distribution […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Appear TV

Appear TV | Booth SU3602 | Website: http://appeartv.com/ Appear TV, a global provider of next-generation video processing platforms for broadcast and streaming high-quality video, will showcase three new modules for its X10/X20 Ultra-High-Speed Video Networking hardware platform. These modules support the IP centric architectures that broadcasters are migrating towards and positions the company as an authority in […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Miller Camera Support

Miller Camera Support | Booth C7920 | Website: https://www.millertripods.com/en/  Miller Camera Support, a provider of camera support solutions, will start shipping its new range of arrowFX Fluid Heads at NAB 2017. The series, including the arrowFX 3, arrowFX 5 and arrowFX 7, is an extension of Miller’s new arrowX line of fluid heads, providing the latest solution for high-definition live television productions where augmented reality effects […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FujiFilm

FujiFilm | Booth C7225 | Website: www.fujifilmholdings.com  The Optical Devices Division of FujiFilm will introduce a Fujinon 4K-compatible studio lens, the UA27x6.5B. The UA27x is the latest zoom lens in the company’s Premier UA Series of 4K 2/3” lenses. The UA Series is the world’s first designed specifically for UHD broadcast applications. With its 27x zoom ratio and 4K […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Globecast

Globecast | Booth SU11106CM | Website: http://www.globecast.com/ Even though the CDN price-per-GB is regularly decreasing, CDN costs for media delivery are growing every year as audiences, and therefore demand for content, expand. A second factor is that viewers are watching online content for longer periods of time than ever before. We are also seeing the […]

NAB 2017

Five TV Trends To Watch At The NAB Show

The NAB Show has grown and evolved with the changing broadcast landscape and now features a melting pot of technology known by the organization as the “M.E.T.” or media, entertainment and technology effect. Dak Dillon of NewscastStudio spells out what he’ll be looking for as he traverses the myriad of booths on the exhibit floor in Las Vegas. 

NAB 2017

NAB Show Adds Global TV Tech Day

The new, day-long program is set for April 22 in Las Vegas and will address the current technological landscape and emerging developments influencing major aspects of the television industry.

NAB 2017 HOT TOPICS

Broadcast Graphics 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 […]

TECH HOT TOPICS

Picture This: Graphics Move Beyond Quality

The graphics systems broadcasters rely on daily to make news, sports and weather reports more appealing and informative have advanced quite far — so much so that quality has become a given. To differentiate themselves, vendors now are focusing on the finer points like tighter workflow integration. But that’s just one of the many trends broadcasters can expect in graphics systems on the exhibit floor at the 2017 NAB Show. (Ross Video photo) Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of broadcast graphics vendors and products, or here to download it as a PDF.

NAB 2017

NAB Show Taps NBC’s Robert Greenblatt

The NBC Entertainment chairman will be the keynote speaker in a Super Session on “Success in a Digital Age” on April 25 in Las Vegas.

MUST-SEES AT NAB 2017

NAB Show Focus: ATSC 3.0

Job one for TV broadcasters at the 2017 NAB Show will be planning for the TV spectrum repack, which is upon them. A close second will be next-gen TV service based on the ATSC 3.0 standard. At the  NAB Show and at the PBS TechCon, there will be a cornucopia of sessions devoted to both topics. Here’s a roundup NAB Show and PBS TechCon sessions that address the new 3.0 standard directly.

MUST-SEES AT NAB 2017

NAB Show Focus: Spectrum Repack

Job one for TV broadcasters at the 2017 NAB Show will be planning for the TV spectrum repack, which is upon them. A close second will be next-gen TV service based on the ATSC 3.0 standard. At the  NAB Show and at the PBS TechCon, there will be a cornucopia of sessions devoted to both topics. Here’s a roundup NAB Show and PBS TechCon sessions that address the repack directly.

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Digital Nirvana

Digital Nirvana | Booth SU14312 | Website: www.digital-nirvana.com  Digital Nirvana, developers of media management products, will show its full line of products and services. With new service offerings to be announced at a later date, booth highlights will include the newest version of its flagship MonitorIQ platform, the CAR/TS (Capture, Analyze, Replay – Transport Stream) transport […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: ChyronHego

ChyronHego | Booth SL1210 | Website: www.chyronhego.com  Launched only a year ago, ChyronHego’s CAMIO Universe is transforming news operations as broadcasters continue to migrate to all-software environments and standard off-the-shelf IT technologies, including virtualized server environments. At NAB, ChyronHego will showcase the latest product developments driving global adoption of the CAMIO Universe — including the […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Apantac

Apantac | Booth N6406 | Website: www.apantac.com  Apantac, provider of cost-effective multiviewers, video walls, extenders, and signal processing solutions is debuting a nine input Multiviewer card for the openGear platform at NAB 2017. The OG-Mi-9 is a nine input multiviewer card designed for the openGear frame and Dashboard software. Three versions of the card are […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: IMT & Vislink

IMT & Vislink | Booth C8008 | Website: www.xgtechnology.com  xG Technology, a provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced that its Integrated Microwave Technologies and Vislink businesses will be jointly showcasing a wide array of products and solutions. George Schmitt, executive […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: PlayBox Technology

PlayBox Technology | Booth N5311 | Website: www.playboxtechnology.com PlayBox Technology will introduce the latest versions of its CloudAir universal playout and streaming platform and Neo channel-in-a-box product suite. Seven new features for CloudAir are being introduced to the US market at NAB, plus over 40 new features for the various modules in the Neo series. […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Utah Scientific

Utah Scientific | Booth N4506 | Website: www.utahscientific.com  NEW 400 Series 3 Hybrid Digital Router — Despite the buzz surrounding video over IP and the next-generation SMPTE 2110 standard, there’s still the reality of everyday SDI workflows. The new 400 Series 3 platform is the perfect choice for accommodating high-density SDI and the creation of […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: PAG

PAG | Booth C9518 | Website: https://www.paguk.com/ PAG is a UK-based company that designs and manufactures camera power solutions for the broadcast and film industries. The company is best known as a global provider of intelligent linking batteries, chargers, mounts, power adaptors and on-board camera lighting, for broadcast organizations, video production companies, camera rental companies, […]

TECH HOT TOPICS

Newsroom Systems Evolve, But Is It Too Late?

TV newsrooms create news content for much more than their newscasts these days. Social media, mobile and digital are just as important in reaching viewers as TV newscasts as the public increasingly relies on these distribution platforms. Even while vendors of newsroom computer systems race to transform their systems for use in news operations where the story, not the linear rundown, is the centerpiece of the workflow, a couple of companies are suggesting it’s too late, and it’s time for the NRCS to go the way of the IBM Selectric. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of NRCS vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.

NAB 2017 HOT TOPICS

Newsroom Computer Systems 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 newsroom computer systems (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by […]

NAB 2017

Digital Execs Top NAB Online Video Track

LanzonePaullOne of 12 conference tracks offered at the NAB Show, the Online Video Conference will take place April 24-25 and feature panel discussions and research on evolving online viewership trends and streaming models that are revolutionizing the television and video industries.Keynoting the track will be Jim Lanzone, chief digital officer of CBS Corp./CEO of CBS Interactive, and Michael Paull, BAMTech CEO.

TVN TECHNOLOGY WOMEN TO WATCH

Thomas Mines Machine Learning For TV

TVNewsCheck’s 2017 Technology Women to Watch Award honoree Yvonne Thomas is an engineer who prefers to think like a user, mediating between clients and developers in her role as a product manager for Arvato Systems. Her latest work for Arvato’s media asset management system has her on the cutting edge of machine learning and cognitive computing.

Levin, Cicha To Talk Ent. News At NAB Show

The NAB Show Super Session, “The Real Story: A Take on Syndicated Entertainment News,” will take place on April 24. Cicha and Levin will discuss the origin of the Fox TV/TMZ partnership and TMZ’s evolution from a web brand into a leading syndicated television entertainment news property, as well as Fox’s testing strategy for content.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Actus Digital

Actus Digital | Booth SU11021 | Website: http://www.actusdigital.com/ Actus Digital will present the latest broadcast recording, monitoring and clips for OTT, based on HTML5 (Actus5).   HTML5’s main advantages:   No client installation is needed, accessible also through the cloud. Best compatibility with different browsers. Works from PC, MAC, smartphones and iPads. Innovative User Interface and […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FOR-A

FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: http://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A will showcase over 15 new products, all pointing to the company’s commitment to overall product integration, and as part of its full HD and 4K initiative, continuing with the construction of a comprehensive IP and 12G-SDI infrasturcture. FOR-A will re-affirm its emphasis on comprehensive product integration with a […]

NAB 2017

Hartman And Lunden To Receive NAB’s DSA

Former Good Morning America hosts David Hartman and Joan Lunden will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award at the NAB Show in Las Vegas next month.

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: RushWorks

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

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Wohler Technologies

Wohler Technologies | Booth N3417 | Website: https://www.wohler.com/ Wohler Technologies, manufacturer of video, audio and data monitoring solutions, will be showcasing the AMP1-8-M dual input SDI 8-channel audio monitor, AMP1-2SDA 2-channel audio monitor and Audio over IP modules, including Dante and Ravenna /AES67, for its AMP2-16V Series audio. With the AMP1-8-M and AMP1-2SDA, Wohler is providing unprecedented access to its advanced […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Qligent

Qligent | Booth N6520 | Website: http://www.qligent.com/ Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level media monitoring and analysis, will unleash the first OTT-specific solution of its Vision cloud-based monitoring platform. Called Vision-OTT, the platform represents a leap forward for Qligent in that it’s the company’s first purely 100% virtualized cloud solution, eliminating all system configuration and management for […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Dielectric

Dielectric | Booth C2613 | Website: http://www.dielectric.com/  Dielectric, a provider of purpose-engineered antennas and RF systems for TV and radio broadcasters, will exhibit its, now-shipping TFU-WB UHF antenna to simplify transitions associated with the Spectrum Repack — along with a message for broadcasters that accentuates why now is the time to purchase and prepare. The TFU-WB […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tedial

Tedial | Booth N1420 | Website: http://www.tedial.com/ Tedial, an independent MAM technology solutions specialist will debut Evolution Augmented Storage, a new concept in storage virtualization systems. Expanding its platform, Tedial introduces Multiverse, a tight integration between Pebble Broadcast Systems’ Marina Automation and Tedial’s Evolution MAM. Evolution Augmented Storage (AST) — Tedial is debuting Evolution Augmented Storage (AST), a new […]