Blackmagic Design has introduced a new family of “extremely portable” ATEM SDI live production switchers with professional 3G-SDI connections. Designed for broadcasters who need both power and portability, the new ATEM SDI family is designed to be fast to set up and easy to use. “Even with their small size,” the company says, “ATEM SDI switchers […]
Blackmagic Design has introduced two new ATEM hardware control panels for all ATEM switchers. The new 30- and 40-button models of the ATEM 2 M/E Advanced Panel are large enough so the user has dedicated controls for the largest ATEM switchers, but are compact so they fit into any studio space. While including the same […]
Blackmagic Design unveiled a new family of live production switchers that, it says, “include powerful broadcast features, while including the latest electronics technology so they are extremely affordable.” The new models are a 1 M/E model with 10 x 3G‑SDI inputs, 2 M/E model with 20 x 3G‑SDI inputs and a 4 M/E model with 40 x 3G‑SDI inputs. All models include full standards conversion […]
Cobalt Digital has announced plans to fill the IBC void with live-streamed demos of solutions that were to be highlighted at IBC before the in-person show was canceled. The designer and manufacturer of edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear initiative, is live-streaming demos of its […]
The tech company’s VP of Sales Brett Benson will succeed him as president on Oct. 1 and president and CEO on Jan. 1, 2022. Above, Dave Burand (l) congratulates Benson on his new position.
Grass Valley has released three new SDI/IP production solutions for cameras, switchers and replay. The company says these tools “not only provide the best images available, they also reduce complexity with a common workflow regardless of the format(s), simple set up for any UHD/3G/HD resolution, and massive I/O scaling for today’s multi-layered video world.” These new […]
Dunwoody Baptist Church in Atlanta anchored its recent AV overhaul with an HVS-490 video switcher and an MFR-3000 routing switcher from FOR-A Corp. of America. The upgrade was part of a multi-million-dollar campus improvement effort, which included a complete renovation of the 1,000-seat worship center. Work on the AV overhaul began in early February. It was designed and […]
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.
The coronavirus pandemic has amped up the transition to cloud-based workflows as broadcasters have employed as many remote operations as possible. The next frontier: an acceleration of live production applications in the cloud. Above, an Amazon Web Services Outpost cloud server.
FOR-A Corporation of America continues to develop products that support 12G-SDI infrastructures for live production workflows. Among its offerings are the new MFR-4100 and MFR-6100 12G/6G/3G/HD/ASI routing switchers, as well as the HVS-6000 Series of HANABI video switchers, which support HD and 4K production. “For live event production and broadcasters, 12G offers increased bandwidth for uncompressed 4K/60p/59.94p/50p video over a […]
In order to mitigate the effect of not attending NAB Show 2020, Ross will be running a series of online presentations, webinars and demonstrations to ensure that our partners and customers can still learn about our new solutions and how we remain committed to the live production industry.
Despite canceling its physical attendance, EVS is currently working on a plan to introduce its new products and solutions and to remain engaged with the NAB community.
Fox will use more than 100 manned and robotic cameras to cover the game, including 24 “Super-Motion” cameras to support replays; 20 goal-line and end-line pylon cameras; wireless “Line to Gain” cameras that travel up and down the field in alignment with the first-down marker; and two different SkyCam systems which operate at different elevations. It will also use 72 field mics, as well as wireless player mics, to capture game audio. And that’s just scratching the surface.
Panasonic will display new broadcast products — a next-generation IP/IT platform, 12G-SDI 4K live switcher and 4K/HDR shoulder-mount camcorder — that will be seen for the first time in the U.S. at the upcoming NAB Show New York, held at the Javits Center on Oct. 16-17. The company booth location is N537. New IT/IP-Centric Platform […]
Blackmagic Design today announced a variety of new products and updates at IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam). They include: [NEW] ATEM Mini — A new low cost live production switcher specifically designed to allow live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via Skype. Available in November 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US $295. […]
Black News Channel is constructing a $26 million facility in Tallahassee, Fla., anchored by technology from Bitcentral, Vizrt and Sony. Its engineering chief, Kenny Elcock, explains how interoperability is key.
The company’s ethernet-based, SMPTE 2110-compliant XNet-VIA system is designed for ultra-fast sharing of high-resolution content between EVS’s XT-VIA and XS-VIA production servers and offers three times the bandwidth of EVS’s legacy SDTI-based sharing networks.
Ross Video has acquired Portalis, the Utah-based provider of workstation integration systems, and Piero, the U.K.-based provider of sports graphics software. Acquisition & Production Furio SkyDolly — A brand new ceiling-mounted Furio camera motion solution with unprecedented levels of safety, stability and speed. Capable of carrying a full-sized prompter, Furio SkyDolly offers smooth, dynamic camera moves […]
On Nov. 4, exactly 34 years after Canal+ went on air, the French media group in association with Première Fois Productions, launched Clique TV, a channel dedicated to providing a voice to artists. For the creation of its original content, the new channel worked with facilities provider BOB in France to deploy an EVS Dyvi live production switcher. “The […]
Broadcast Pix says its Broadcast Pix Commander has been upgraded to allow remote switching on mobile devices using Chrome, Safari, Firefox or other web browsers. The touchscreen control platform for BPswitch integrated production switchers now offers full-motion viewing of all cameras and production elements, as well as access to all workflow tools, through a standard internet connection. […]
Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 |rossvideo.com/media Carbonite Ultra — Carbonite Ultra is built on an entirely new 1RU hardware platform with 240% more processing power than the original Carbonite. Remarkably affordable, the 24-input, 14-output Carbonite Ultra rack starts at $10,900. This production switcher can be configured with 1-3 MEs, 2-4 16-window multiviewers, frame syncs and format […]
John Ross, the founder of Ross Video, will receive a Presidential Proclamation Award from SMPTE — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers — later this year. The Awards Gala will be held in downtown Los Angeles on Oct. 25, during which Ross will be recognized for his pioneering work in the development of production […]
FOR-A | Booth C5117 | https://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A is demonstrating its end-to-end line of video production tools and unveiling several solutions, including video switcher, frame rate converter, routing switcher and technologies that support UHD resolution, high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG), various codecs, 12G-SDI and IP. FOR-A will showcase the new MBP-1000VS video […]
Broadcast Pix and Spanish manufacturer AEQ have made a product integration agreement primarily to offer complete media and broadcast automation solutions. The integration involves Broadcast Pix’s integrated production switchers and a series of AEQ’s Audio-over-IP (AoIP) network-enabled products. Both Broadcast Pix (Booth SL8320) and AEQ (Booth C3651) will demonstrate the new integration next month at the 2018 […]
Ross Video has added native IP support for Acuity, its most powerful production switcher, and Carbonite Black mid-size production switcher. Named AcuityIP and CarboniteIP, respectively, both switchers are now able to seamlessly interface to standards-based SMPTE ST 2110 and ST 2022-6 infrastructures, making them ideal for customers planning COTS-based AIMS-compliant IP facilities. Connectivity to COTS […]
BPswitch integrated production switchers, the FX4 and FX6 models, from Broadcast Pix are now shipping. This series allows live production via cloud-based control from a traditional control room or anywhere a browser-based interface can be accessed via a tablet, smart phone or laptop. Using the company’s BPNet IP ecosystem, powered through the ioGates cloud-based media management […]
Artel Video Systems | Booth N4511 | Website: www.artel.com Artel Video Systems, a provider of real-time, multimedia delivery solutions has partnered with Black Box, a technology provider of high-performance KVM, professional A/V signal distribution and extension and switching solutions, at the 2017 NAB Show to demonstrate IP interoperability and full KVM access for remote production. […]
FOR-A | Booth C5117 | Website: http://www.for-a.com/ FOR-A will showcase over 15 new products, all pointing to the company’s commitment to overall product integration, and as part of its full HD and 4K initiative, continuing with the construction of a comprehensive IP and 12G-SDI infrasturcture. FOR-A will re-affirm its emphasis on comprehensive product integration with a […]
From capture to replay to delivery, live production represents a growing opportunity around the world for companies with the right equipment and infrastructure. At IBC, Grass Valley is offering a range of integrated solutions that help content owners and broadcasters create, control and connect content to the right audience at the right time.
Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 | Website: http://www.rossvideo.com/ Under the Smart Production banner, Ross Video will show how its technologies, services and expertise can help customers achieve their creative, business and technical goals at IBC 2016. Ross demonstrations at IBC will show complete systems and workflows for Virtual Sets, Galleries, Automated Production Control, Graphics Creation & Playout, […]
To help with live production and 4K acquisition, global rental house VER added a number of new switchers from Grass Valley to its product portfolio. VER selected one Kayenne K-Frame and seven Karrera K-Frame S-series video production center switchers to expand its HD and 4K offerings. VER has served the broadcast and A/V market for […]
Broadcast Pix has announced the availability of its Version 5.0 software for its Granite and Mica integrated production switchers. The software debuts the new Virtual Studios high-end virtual set platform, adds expanded support for third-party IP-based cameras and streaming appliances, and includes the ability to correct content issues with Source Controls in real time. Virtual […]
Denmark public broadcaster, TV2 Fyn, has purchased a Snell Kahuna switcher with two of the new Maverik configurable control panels to help drive its move into HD news production. Snell’s Kahuna Make M/E technology lets a single mainframe support two independent studio operations, with both studios benefiting from full 2M/E production power, including super-keyers, eKeys […]
Sony | Booth C11001 | Website: http://blog.sony.com/nab/ At NAB 2015, Sony is demonstrating an advanced 4K live over IP solution for live broadcasting. This solution centers on the world’s first 4K ready, IP networked live production switcher. The exhibit will also present prototypes of a baseband processor and a live server currently-in-development that will be […]
Snell | Booth SL2009 | Website: www.quantel.com At NAB 2015, Snell unveiled a format-independent, integrated multiviewer for its Kahuna switcher range, three new ‘Mav’ modules for its Maverik configurable switcher control panel and four major developments for its Sirius 800 series enterprise-level, multi-format router range. The new Kahuna multi-format multiviewer is fully integrated into the […]