TVN Tech | COVID-19 Confirms Shift To IP, Cloud

The pandemic created an opportunity to stress-test distributed and virtualized workflows right now that stations and networks were already considering for the future. The industry’s shift may now be ahead of schedule because of it. Above, NBC Universal’s Boston Media Center is one of the latest all-IP broadcast facilities.

Bea Alonso Now Leads Dalet’s Global Product Marketing Group

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced the appointment of Bea Alonso to director of global product marketing. With strategic oversight of Dalet’s expanded product marketing team and technology partnerships, Alonso collaborates with Dalet product management, sales and corporate marketing groups to define and execute all go-to-market strategy […]

Adobe Withdraws From NAB Show

On Monday, the Adobe Blog posted: “Each year, we look forward to seeing our video community at NAB to talk about the latest trends and our product innovations. Over the past few weeks, we have been closely monitoring and evaluating the situation around COVID-19 and have made the difficult but important decision to cancel our presence at the show this year. While we are disappointed, the health and safety of our employees, customers and partners are always our priority. We look forward to engaging with our NAB community through a digital experience in the near future.”

Ross Video Pulls Out Of NAB Show

CEO David Ross says the company is “developing contingency plans and will be virtualizing many elements of the show to ensure that our customers still learn about everything new from Ross.”


Zaxcom Withdrawing From NAB 2020

The audio tech firm based in Pompton Plains, N.J., called the move a “difficult decision … made as a precaution to keep everyone involved as safe and healthy as possible.”


NAB Contacts Nevada Health Officials

NAB said it is monitoring the situation in Las Vegas on the news of the first cases of coronavirus in Nevada. It said the show is still a “go” for April 18-22, but in light of the news out of Nevada, it has contacted public health officials there, as well as the Las Vegas Convention Center and its other show partners, to “assess the situation” and learn what their increased protocols are to protect the health and safety of attendees.

TVU Networks Pulls Out Of NAB Show

The tech firm says it’s planning a virtual presence in partnership with the show’s organizers in light of coronavirus concerns.

Too Soon To Make Call On Pai And NAB

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has not made a decision yet on his planned appearance next month at the National Association of Broadcasters’s NAB Show, according to a source. Pai is still slated for a Q&A with NAB President Gordon Smith at the show, which was still on as of Thursday evening, according to NAB’s coronavirus update page.

Vizrt Group Leverages IP-Based Adaptive and Software-Defined Visual Storytelling

The Vizrt Group, parent company of the Vizrt, NewTek and NDI brands, has launched VizrTV and NewTekTV. These two “digital-first” communications platforms are designed to deliver key product awareness, innovation, and support messages to help customers and partners better adapt to changing market environments. The new online channels will be operational for CABSAT in Dubai and NAB 2020 […]

AJA Video Systems Pulls Out Of NAB Show

The Grass Valley, Calif.-based provider of video acquisition, conversion, I/O and streaming solutions says that in light of coronavirus, it has “made this decision out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our employees and partners worldwide.”

NAB Affirms NAB Show Is Set for April

The association says it is closely monitoring COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, and is “prepared to devote whatever resources necessary to ensure a safe and productive NAB Show experience.”

Dielectric Expands Powerlite For NextGen TV At NAB Show

Dielectric will strengthen its global Powerlite brand for broadcasters with new systems built specifically for NextGen TV, based on the ATSC 3.0 standard. To be introduced at the 2020 NAB Show (April 19-22 at the Las Vegas Convention Center), the new Powerlite TFU-WB-LP Series addresses the unique requirements of ATSC 3.0 single-frequency networks (SFNs). The series offers multiple variations, patterns and software-defined proposal generators to help broadcasters develop perfectly-defined, multi-site low-power antenna systems. […]

Jim Gaffigan To Headline NAB Show Sunday Kickoff


NAB Show To Debut ‘Streaming Experience’

Attendees will be able to test more than 50 OTT platforms across streaming boxes, smart TVs, tablets and mobile devices.

Dielectric To Introduce SNMP-Enabled Dual RF Switch Controller

Dielectric will introduce a new dual RF switch controller to the market that simplifies local and remote control of transmission systems in early January, with its public debut scheduled for the 2020 NAB Show. The new DRFSC device integrates SNMP and secure web-based capabilities to streamline the management of waveguide and coaxial transfer switch activation […]

NAB Show Accepting Paper Proposals For BEIT Conference

Technical paper proposals are now being accepted for the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference at the 2020 NAB Show, set for April 18-22 in Las Vegas. NAB Show is the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. The Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference is designed for broadcast engineers and […]

NAB Show Announces Dates For 2020

A new date pattern shifts the exhibit floor opening to Sunday from the traditional Monday.