NAB’s TAP Boosts Diversity In Broadcast Tech

The NAB Education Foundation’s Technology Apprenticeship Program is seeking to recruit and retain women and people of color into more engineering leadership positions in the industry, and it’s making headway, according to Marcellus Alexander, president of the NABEF and a senior adviser to the NAB.

Tech Supplier CEOs To Review Their Industry

Hallen Harshman Rosica Stroup

At the 2018 Devoncroft Summit: The Business of Media Technology, CEOs from major technology suppliers will discuss strategic success factors, evolving business models, virtualization, cloud deployments and industry consolidation.

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Pruett, Latek, Lawlor On Tap For Devoncroft

LawlorLatekPruettThe seventh annual Devoncroft Executive Summit on April 8 in Las Vegas features a TV broadcasting panel where Brian Lawlor, E.W. Scripps Co.; Kevin Latek, Gray Television; and Steven Pruett, Sinclair Broadcast Group, will discuss what broadcasters are doing to make sure their medium adapts and prospers and how it fits into the larger TV firmament.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Vitec

Vitec | Booth SL6821 | www.vitec.com  Vitec’s enterprise-grade EZ TV IPTV and digital signage platform can now manage and drive complex video wall setups and is interoperable with the latest content protection and DRM standards required by the leading services providers for IPTV deployments. These capabilities are fully supported through the EZ TV Platform, with […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Bluebell Opticom

Bluebell Opticom | Booth C6948 | www.bluebell.tv  Bluebell Opticom designs and manufactures high-quality Fibre Optic links for the broadcast, telecommunications, and professional AV industries. Silhouette Combine4 and Combine8 With the Silhouette Power-Insertion System — Bluebell will demonstrate the Silhouette line of rugged, deployable, high-density, mixed-technology media converters. The heart of the Silhouette power-insertion product family for […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Hitachi Kokusai

Hitachi Kokusai | Booth C4309 | http://www.hitachi-kokusai.co.jp/global/en/index.html Continuing to enable broadcasters and production companies to adopt Ultra HD (UHD) at their own preferred pace, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America today announced the CU-HD1300F-S1 HDTV camera control unit with 4K, 12G-SDI output. Transforming 1080p to Ultra HD with support for High Dynamic Range (HDR), the new CCU will be showcased alongside other Hitachi unveilings. The company also announced […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Ventuz Technology

Ventuz Technology | Booth SL13316TK | http://www.ventuz.com With Ventuz X, the real-time graphics software developer Ventuz Technology shows its most comprehensive approach to the presentation of data-driven graphics in broadcast and live events yet. “The main focus of Ventuz X was to combine cutting-edge capabilities from the worlds of real-time motion graphics, data presentation, and […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: AIMS

AIMS | Booth C12634   The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education, awareness, and promotion of industry standards for the transmission of video, audio, and ancillary information over an IP infrastructure, as well as products based on those standards. The group represents the interests of both broadcast […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: DBi

DBi | Booth N1727 | www.digitalbcast.com  DBi (Digital Broadcast Inc.) has been supplying automated master control and MAM solutions for 16 years. DBi’s MediaFire automated master control solution simplifies implementation of newer technologies such as IP, ATSC 3.0, SCTE 104, and OTT without disrupting operations or obsoleting current product. This hybrid approach assures maximum efficiency […]

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HDR To Be Focus Of Cameras At NAB Show

The interest in HDR units is due to their ability to improve quality and enable content creators to migrate toward 4K incrementally over time. “We foresee significant growth in HDR products within the next two years, driven by consumer demand for HDR TV sets,” says FujiFilm’s Thomas Fletcher. Above, a Ross ACID HDR camera. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of camera vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF. 

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NAB Tech Hot Topics Products: Cameras

For the third 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 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 […]

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Sony Will Be Riding IP Wave Into NAB Show

Cloud services, virtualized workflows and IP networking technology grab the spotlight as the company prepares for the Las Vegas showcase. Its Media Solutions Division, a new organization it formed last December, is focusing on selling media workflow systems for applications like cloud-based master control and OTT video distribution. Above, Sony’s new XVS-9000 production switcher supports 4K, HD and HDR content.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Annova Systems

Annova Systems | Booth SU6710 | www.annova.tv Annova Systems GmbH develops and sells OpenMedia, a standard software solution for editorial news reporting workflows in radio, TV and online. Accurate Player — Accurate Player is a frame accurate HTML5 player purpose-built for the media supply chain. The player seamlessly integrates into your workflow. The JavaScript API enables the […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Prime Focus Technologies

Prime Focus Technologies | Booth SL9605 | www.primefocustechnologies.com  Prime Focus Technologies, the technology arm of Prime Focus, will launch Clear Digital Lab. Clear Digital Lab automates the content supply chain, connects the production ecosystem, and acts as the media universe for secure content operations from content acquisition through distribution and archiving.    Clear Digital Lab brings […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Elements

Elements | Booth SL11505 | www.elements.tv  Elements provides high-performance hardware and software solutions for the post production and broadcast industry. Elements is showcasing its full set of workflow enhancement tools that are embedded in every Elements appliance, including the globally-embraced Media Library that incorporates many one-of-a-kind features, including an embedded media player. The media player […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Matrox

Matrox | Booth C12634 | www.matrox.com/video Matrox Video is a technology and market leader in 4K, HD, and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, channel-in-a-box systems, and CGs. Matrox’s Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of multi-screen content creation and […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: FX Design Group & Digital Video Group

FX Design Group & Digital Video Group | Booth SL1210 | https://fxgroup.tv/ FX Design Group and Digital Video Group will be joining forces at this year’s NAB show.  FX and DVG have been working together for a number of years to bring the best in Studio Design and Systems Integration and Technology to Broadcast Studios, […]

Interra, Evertz Offer QC Solution In The Cloud

Interra Systems, a global provider of digital media solutions, today announced a cloud-enabled integration of its Baton file-based QC solution with the Evertz Mediator X media asset management platform, simplifying the automation of quality control (QC) for media developers, producers, and distributors. Seamless integration between Baton and Mediator lets media enterprises automatically perform QC checks on […]

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NAB Show Guide For Station News Directors

The 2018 NAB Show exhibition opens Saturday, April 7, and there will be much to see for news directors. Here are some cherry-picked electronic journalism events from the six-day schedule.

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YouTube’s Mohan To Keynote NAB Opening

“We are thrilled to have Neal Mohan keynoting this year’s show. YouTube’s story is a perfect representation of the ‘M.E.T. Effect’ — the convergence of media, entertainment and technology,” said NAB EVP of Conventions and Business Operations Chris Brown.

Cox Prepares For ATSC 3.0 With Triveni Digital

Cox Media Group has deployed Triveni Digital’s StreamScope XM MT analyzer for dual-standards broadcasting and channel sharing. Offering support for both ATSC 1.0 and 3.0 standards, the StreamScope XM MT “will ensure a seamless transition to the next-generation TV standard for 12 Cox Media Group stations,” accoding to Triveni Digital. “With the next-gen ATSC 3.0 TV […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Video Clarity

Video Clarity | Booth SU12413 | videoclarity.com Video Clarity Inc. provides video content playback solutions and video quality analysis systems for broadcasters, video-processing equipment manufacturers, and entertainment entities that must deliver high-quality video to multiple screens and continually measure the audio and video quality of their products and services.  RTM Manager With File QoE for Automated […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: VSN

VSN | Booth SL8006 | www.vsn-tv.com VSN is a global technology company specialized in providing advanced solutions for the broadcast and media sector. It offers solutions based on standard IT infrastructure solving the needs of creation, distribution and management of audiovisual contents in TV channels, public institutions, IPTV, universities, contents distributors and news agencies. Advanced […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Square Box Systems

Square Box Systems | Booth SL5421 | www.squarebox.com  Square Box Systems is a privately owned software company specializing in media asset management (MAM) and production workflows. Enhanced Support for Creative Workflows — CatDV now enables even more creative workflows through integrations with Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid® Media Composer. The system now features an updated and […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: MX1

MX1 | Booth SU5802 | https://www.mx1.com MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, is a leading global media services provider. The world’s first media globalizer works with leading media businesses to transform content into the ultimate viewer experience for a global audience. MX1 will demonstrate its comprehensive media services, including MX1 360, the company’s unified media […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Cartoni

Cartoni | Booth C9020 | https://www.cartoni.com/ Cartoni will introduce several additions to its professional camera support product line. The new fluid heads, tripods, pedestals and remote devices address critical needs of broadcasters, rental houses and independent camera operators. New products include—after the hot-selling 100mm base presented last year—a new 75mm base SDS (Smart Deployment Series) tripodand spreader support […]

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Graphics To Emphasize New Tech, Efficiency

With broadcasters around the world moving to IT-based operations, graphics vendors are offering products that manage efficiencies across a broad set of workflows so buyers can use graphics and branding more efficiently and quickly. (ChyronHego photoClick here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of broadcast graphics vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.

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NAB ’18 Tech Hot Topics Products: Graphics

For the third 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 […]

TV CTOs to Discuss Tech Investment Plans

Friedel Barros Honeycutt Parks

At the 2018 Devoncroft Summit: The Business of Media Technology, industry thought leaders will debate strategic drivers of media technology spending, including cloud technology, virtualization, transition to IP, 4K/UHD, artificial intelligence/machine learning and media supply chain restructuring. 

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: VidOvation

VidOvation | Booth C6906 | vidovation.com  VidOvation is a provider of video, audio, and data transmission and distribution systems for the broadcast television, sports, corporate AV and government markets. Ultra-Low-Latency ABonAir Wireless Links — Wireless video link provider ABonAir is renowned for providing extremely low latency in a long-range, high-performance, broadcast-grade wireless system, and VidOvation now […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: SpherePlay

SpherePlay | Booth N3438SP-A | www.sphereplay.com SpherePlay is dedicated to the development of innovative technological solutions that deliver enriched immersive experiences with a maximum of realism, fidelity and user-friendliness. SpherePlay solutions allow media companies to distribute interactive virtual reality (VR) video experiences directly from their existing applications and websites. VR Experience Manager for SpherePlay’s Launcher — […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: TransMedia Dynamics

TransMedia Dynamics | Booth SL5329 | http://www.tmd.tv/mediaflex-ums/core/mediaflex-workflow TMD is a provider of software products focused on delivering media and content management solutions to the global media, broadcast and archive sectors. It will demonstrate its Orchestrator software-defined workflow engine that controls a wide range of third-party devices and integrates to numerous business systems. It supports simple […]

ON THE NAB EXHIBIT FLOOR: ARTEL VIDEO

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Artel Video

Artel Video | Booth SU6102 | www.artel.com Artel Video Systems is a provider of innovative, real-time multimedia delivery solutions serving global markets. At the 2018 NAB Show, Artel will feature three integrated end-to-end IP-centric demo areas specifically designed to address customers’ growing requirements as they migrate toward all-IP or hybrid IP/SDI networks. Artel’s exhibit will […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tektronix

Tektronix | Booth SU5006 | TEK.COM Tektronix will showcase innovative solutions that ensure content quality, signal integrity, and regulatory compliance as the transition to next generation networks, workflows, and delivery mechanisms accelerates. Visit the Tektronix booth at SU5006 to see the latest advances in: Hybrid IP and SDI media analysis solutions — Tektronix PRISM offers broadcast […]

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Making The Most Of Attending The NAB Show

The annual gathering in Las Vegas is always an exciting, innovative, and collaborative event but this year, with the addition of showcasing international pavilions, this year is sure to be a top-rated success. However, with all these people in one place, it is good to have a few tips helping to guide your way through the mass of a broadcaster’s international paradise.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tedial

Tedial | Booth N1420 | http://www.tedial.com/ Tedial is a provider of media (MAM) and content management solutions. Its media IT platform, Tedial Evolution, provides global media companies and broadcasters next-generation MAM and business driven media workflow. Tedial supplies the world’s only fully end-to-end IMF compliant MAM solution, marrying media preparation and logistics into a complete […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Shotoku

Shotoku | Booth C9015 | http://www.shotokuusa.com/ Shotoku Broadcast Systems is an international provider of a full range of camera support products with emphasis on manual and robotic pedestals and pan/tilt heads for the television and legislative broadcast industry.  External Control Interface (ECI) Automation Interface for TR-XT — Shotoku’s enhanced version of its ECI for the […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Rushworks

Rushworks | Booth SL-11216 | http://www.rushworks.tv  Rushworks provides low-cost, high-performance television production, automation and video streaming solutions. These scalable and extensible solutions integrate networked video and graphics servers and encoders with “powerfully simple” automation software. A-LIST Streamster — Recognizing the dramatic increase in demand for OTT content management and distribution, Rushworks has created an “IP […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Qligent

Qligent | Booth N5914TK | http://www.qligent.com/ Qligent designs complete monitoring, visualization and delivery analytics solutions for broadcasters, content distributors, ad agencies, regulators and network operators. With real-time detection of programmatic and playout issues across multiple platforms, Match provides a cloud-based “As-Run audit trail for the IP era” The latest software addition to the company’s flagship Qligent Vision […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Telestream

Telestream | Booth SL3316 | http://www.telestream.net/telestream-home.htm Telestream provides live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. It will be demonstrating a range of solutions that move content from creation through distribution, while providing quality monitoring and management throughout. Telestream […]