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CNN Rides The IP Train Into Hudson Yards

The global news giant has built the first major broadcast facility to be completely based on the SMPTE 2110 IP networking standard. “The idea behind going IP was to get everything across CNN’s facilities connected,” says Bob Hesskamp, EVP of broadcast engineering for Turner. “The other reason we did this was we wanted to build a facility that wasn’t out of date on Day One, that was software-configurable, expandable and easier to make changes to.”

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MAM: Removing Barriers To Creativity

Media asset management systems, some of which interact with the cloud and use artificial intelligence to personalize content, are growing in acceptance among TV broadcasters as they add scaled-down functionality, standardization and microservices.

Pronology Presents Ruggedized NAS Solution AT NAB

Pronology, a developer of tapeless workflow solutions, introduces rNAS.m3, a ruggedized, high-performance network attached storage (NAS) solution at the NAB Show (booth SL8405). rNAS.m3 allows productions to acquire and transport broadcast media assets with a built-in a road-ready enclosure that provides strength and resiliency. rNAS.m3 also aids in managing the increased data requirements of 4K and […]

Arrow Bundles NetApp Storage With Axle AI Software

Arrow Distribution has announced immediate availability of a range of integrated solutions for corporate and university video teams based on NetApp storage systems and software from Axle AI. The three conpanies have joined forces to provide complete solutions not only to store, but to manage and provide instant user access to hundreds of terabytes of […]

Qvest Media Partners With Avid For Azure Integration

Systems architect and ICT integrator Qvest Media has expanded its long-standing partnership with Avid to become an Avid Certified Cloud Partner for use in Microsoft Azure. Qvest Media and Avid bundle their cloud strategies, so that clients of both companies benefit from even easier and more flexible access to cloud applications. A ready-to-use post production […]

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Metadata Is Key To Improved News Workflow

Broadcasting’s top tech practitioners are focused on improving the speed and use of metadata. ABC’s Tish Graham: “Whether it needs to be a linear piece, or it needs to be OTT or some type of digital piece, we need to build the backend systems and automate them as much as possible to be able to move that content wherever it needs to go, and to be reliable.” And metadata is also essential to find content in an archive or to direct OTT distribution, plus efficient use can also lower overall storage costs. (Photo: Jill Altmann)

Cloud Management, Storage From Cantemo, Backblaze

Cantemo and Backblaze have launched an integrated solution to deliver a cost-efficient cloud media management and storage solution. The joint solution has already been implemented by Everwell. The combination of Cantemo iconik and Backblaze B2 lets users ingest and archive raw assets from Backblaze without having to maintain a local server and storage hardware installation. Once uploaded, every team member has immediate […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Grass Valley & Dell EMC

Grass Valley & Dell EMC | Stands 9.A01 & 7.C39   A big part of building any successful broadcast infrastructure is integrating server and storage solutions to manage the critical assets that go into creating and delivering content. With a new OEM agreement between Dell EMC and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, broadcasters can deploy […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: mLogic

mLogic | https://www.mlogic.com/ mLogic will be showing four new products at IBC 2018:  mSpeed Pro, mRack Pro, mShare MDC and mTape SAS. Booths that will be showing product at IBC include Archiware (7.D35), Atomos (11.D15 11.D25), Hedge (11.B04), StorageDNA (7.A32), Tiger Technology (7.B58), and Global Distribution (7.A55). mSpeed Pro — The mLogic mSpeed Pro is a 10-drive RAID system with integrated LTO tape.  Featuring the best of both worlds, this hybrid storage solution and hard drive provides high-speed access to media for coloring, editing and VFX, while also providing an extended, long term archive for content to LTO tape, which […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Pebble Beach Systems

Pebble Beach Systems | Stand 8.B68| http://www.pebble.tv/ Pebble Beach Systems will showcase integration between its Dolphin integrated channel device and XStream EFS shared storage options from storage and workflow experts EditShare. Dolphin is a compact and cost-effective integrated channel device which, operating under the control of Pebble’s Marina automation, delivers highly automated integrated audio, video and […]