Vigor, Telestream Partner On PTV File Delivery

Vigor Systems, a provider of TV content distribution and media solutions, and Telestream, a provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, have partnered to deliver a technology solution that will enable the public television community to move file delivery and media processing to the cloud. Ultimately, this will allow the public television system to migrate […]

NAB HOT TECH TOPICS

Media Asset Management For The Masses

More and more broadcasters are investing in software-based media asset management systems that use metadata to track a piece of content from ingest through production to playout, then archive it in a way that allows easy future access. Above, a Bitcentral Oasis asset management and archive system at Raycom’s WFXG Augusta, Ga. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of MAM and storage vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.

NAB 2018 Tech Hot Topics Products: MAM/Storage

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 media asset management and storage (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information […]

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IP, ATSC 3.0 Top Tech On Tap For 2018

The list of gear and technologies expected to command broadcasters’ attention and wallets next year includes the transition from SDI to IP infrastructure using clouds; transmitters and other RF gear to handle station migration to new channels; ATSC 3.0; plus a lot of activity involving cameras, bonded cellar, multichannel workflow and virtual sets.

Quantum Unveils Scale-Out NAS For IP Workflows

Quantum Corp. has a new Xcellis scale-out solution that delivers the highest levels of storage performance and scalability in a cost-effective, Ethernet-based appliance. Powered by Quantum’s StorNext shared storage and data management platform, the multiprotocol, multiclient Xcellis Scale-out NAS system unites robust media and metadata management with industry-leading performance — three times better than that of competing NAS systems […]

LTO Program Outlines Generation 8 Specifications

The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum — have released the specifications of the latest LTO Ultrium format, generation 8, which is now available for licensing by media manufacturers. The LTO Program also released a new LTO technology roadmap, detailing specifications up to 12 generations of tape technology, extending the […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Tedial

Tedial | Stand 8.B41 | Website: http://www.tedial.com/ MAM Distribution— Tedial will continue to highlight its MAM workflow systems for the preparation, management and packaging of distribution, including versioning, OTT, VOD and on-line distribution. Tedial Evolution enterprise MAM tools include the Evolution Version Factory. Focusing on efficiency, Tedial will demonstrate an end-to-end Interoperable Master Format (IMF) […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Quantum

Quantum | Stand 7.B27 | Website: www.quantum.com Quantum provides workflow-optimized storage technologies and data management solutions. New | StorNext 6 Release — A series of substantive updates within the StorNext 6 platform demonstrates Quantum’s ongoing leadership in workflow storage — with a particular focus on enabling high-resolution workflows. StorNext 6 highlights include: • Quality of Service — […]

IBC 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Scality

Scality | Stand 7.G16 | Website: www.scality.com  Scality, a provider of object and cloud storage, will showcase and demonstrate its newest cloud and object storage products Appliance-inspired, Scality RING7 multi-site scale-out filesystem and object storage solution, is designed for security-focused organizations once leery of the public cloud. Companies can leverage vast scalability benefits, confident that essential data […]

Quantum Begins Shipping Xcellis Workflow Storage

Quantum Corp.’s aiWARE for Xcellis, an on-premise and cloud version of the artificial intelligence (AI) platform from Veritone, is now available. Bringing Veritone’s multi-engine AI capabilities into a Quantum StorNext-managed environment, aiWARE for Xcellis lets users leverage the power of Veritone’s cognitive services and applications ― beginning with optical character recognition (OCR), object detection and […]

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Meredith Commits To Avid Workflow

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Harmonic, EVS Sign OEM Deal

Promise Technology Debuts New RAID Storage

In a move that addresses new Mac owners by providing them with the capacity and performance needed for even the most demanding projects, Promise Technology today announced the addition of four new models to its lineup of Pegasus desktop RAID storage system. The new Pegasus3 R4, R6 and R8 models feature more capacity — 16, […]

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U.K. Broadcaster Deploys Object-Based Storage

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 […]

NAB SHOW 2017 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Quantum

Quantum | Booth SL5705 | Website: www.quantum.com Quantum will showcase the company’s continued leadership in workflow-optimized storage, giving attendees a look at several key enhancements that boost workflow efficiency and agility. NEW Xcellis 4K Reference Architectures — Following real-world 4K testing, Quantum will unveil new 4K reference architectures, suitably scaled for facilities small to large. […]

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SMPTE Tech Conference: It Was About Time

Under the umbrella of its 100th anniversary, the tech group looked back at its rich history of innovation while confronting current and future topics, trends and techniques including IP networking, 4K, SDI, developing standards and more. SMPTE photo

 

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At 100, SMPTE To Honor Past, Look To Future

As members of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers gather in Hollywood, Calif., for the 2016 Technical Conference & Exhibition Oct. 24-28, the organization’s history will be on the minds of many keynoters, presenters and attendees as SMPTE celebrates its centennial. However, while honoring its storied past will be an important part of this year’s event, SMPTE remains focused on providing the technical insight, presentations and discussions needed to positon the industry for the future.

Quantum Unveils New Tape Storage Platform

Quantum Corp. today announced a new Scalar tape storage platform and three products based it: Scalar i3, Scalar i6 and the StorNext AEL6 appliance. These new Scalar intelligent tape libraries allow users to manage massive and growing numbers of files by providing high-density storage with the infinite scalability designed for long-term content protection and preservation.  Media […]

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Crawford Metaforce Satisfies Metadata Demand

ATTO Powers Facilis TerraBlock Storage

ATTO Technology, a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for nearly 30 years, and Facilis, an international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, are pleased to announce the inclusion of the new ATTO Celerity 32Gb Gen […]

IBC 2016 PRODUCTS PREVIEW

From The IBC Exhibit Floor: Sonnet Technologies

Sonnet Technologies | Stand 7.G02 | Website: www.sonnettech.com NEW: Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive — This solid-state drive (SSD) storage device is capable of transferring data at speeds of over 2,100 MB/s, and is equipped with 512GB of flash storage. The Fusion flash drive is an ultra-fast alternative to portable SATA-based hard disk drives, […]

QUARTERLY REPORT

Quantum Reports 5% Growth In Revenue

IBC 2016 PREVIEW

From The IBC Exhibit Floor: Quantum

Quantum will showcase the power of its StorNext platform across the full media life cycle, including production, delivery and archive workflows, and content management. The company’s IBC 2016 stand will feature demonstrations of content transcoding and delivery with object storage, the use of hybrid flash and disk storage in combination to enable frame-based animation creation […]

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WTIU Updates Automation, Storage Management

Bel TV Selects Grass Valley Solutions For Belarus

Bel TV, the national TV and radio broadcasting company of the Republic of Belarus, has chosen solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to take its live news and video production capabilities to the next level. The company purchased GV Stratus for video production and content management, Edius for editing, K2 servers for storage, and […]

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Imagine Communications, HP Deepen Relationship

Swordfish Studio Adds Quantum Shared Storage

San Francisco-based motion design studio Swordfish is using Quantum Corp.’s StorNext Pro Foundation shared storage system to take on cutting-edge projects involving massive high-resolution media files. Supplied by Advanced Systems Group LLC, a systems integrator specializing in media and entertainment, the Quantum solution provides the high-performance storage and workflow efficiency the Swordfish team needs to […]

NAB 2015: Signiant Products Preview

Signiant | Booth SL10716 | Website: www.signiant.com Signiant, a provider of intelligent file movement software, will be featuring its Signiant Flight, a hybrid SaaS solution that accelerates the movement of large data sets into and out of cloud storage. Signiant is also rolling out new features for Flight, including enhanced end-to-end encryption and increased flexibility of […]

Avid, Adobe Integrate Editing, Storage Systems

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Sonnet’s Fusion Storage Offers Quad Interface

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EditShare To Show Shared Storage Upgrade At NAB

Cox D.C. Bureau Updates Video Archive System