As part of the Ross Live | 2020 program, Ross today introduced softGear, a new signal processing platform that draws its design and methodology from Ross Video’s Emmy-winning openGear ecosystem and the company’s experience of providing interoperable systems. SoftGear is the technology platform that creates new ways to acquire, process, manage and distribute content. It complements existing hardware-based workflows […]
With coronavirus pushing numerous staffers into remote working situations, broadcasters are increasingly looking to exploit all of the remote functionality in their newsroom computer systems. Improved IP connectivity and better automation software is helping to make that happen.
Audio over IP (AoIP) networking technology is experiencing higher adoption among TV broadcasters, prompted in part by a new transport standard ensuring more interoperability. Many of those embracing IP no longer think of audio production as an island, but as connected networks prompting interoperability to become an important factor. Above, SSL’s System T AoIP production system runs on COTS hardware like Cisco switches.
Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.
The media and entertainment industry, which now ranks as the most disrupted in the world according to the Global Center for Business Transition, more fully embraced IP and virtualized technology at the annual international tech exhibition in Amsterdam this week. Imagine’s Charlie Vogt (above) says his company is investing “hundreds of millions” to keep pace.