TAG Video Systems, a provider of 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS probing, monitoring, and multiviewing solutions, and VidOvation, a technology and systems integrator, have announced a technology partnership aimed at bringing the most advanced solutions and support to clients navigating the transformation to IP workflows. Kevin Joyce, TAG’s Zer0 Friction officer, said: “The acceleration to 100% COTS/cloud IP workflows has […]
VidOvation says an NFL team has deployed the ABonAir AB512 wireless camera system with integrated camera control, paint, and intercom to transmit signals with great reliability and flexibility within its stadium during NFL broadcasts. “Reliable and low-latency wireless is critical when sending live in-house video feeds to the big screen, yet it can be very […]
Cox’s WFTV Orlando is at the cutting edge of field transmission, using streaming cameras on vehicles that can be remotely controlled by a tech back at the station and transmitting over a 4G link. As more stations want that kind of capability, vendors are responding with bonded cellular and other wireless gear to improve efficiencies and connectivity and are working to include high-speed 5G wireless technology.
VidOvation | Booth C6906 | vidovation.com VidOvation is a provider of video, audio, and data transmission and distribution systems for the broadcast television, sports, corporate AV and government markets. Ultra-Low-Latency ABonAir Wireless Links — Wireless video link provider ABonAir is renowned for providing extremely low latency in a long-range, high-performance, broadcast-grade wireless system, and VidOvation now […]
New streaming encoders in cameras are delivering HD picture quality good enough to go directly to air. That gives stations new options for IP contribution besides the common bonded cellular workflow. Above, KOAA Colorado Springs uses a JVCKenwood ProHD portable bridge in the field. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of field operations vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.
The bonded cellular technology at the heart of today’s IP newsgathering systems has achieved such a level of maturity that many vendors have begun addressing the finer points, such as how to more closely integrate the workflow of reporters in the field with the newsroom and maintaining network speeds even when working within the confines of a VPN. At the same time, frenemy and outright competitors have arisen and are looking to make headway with stations by offering systems they say will reduce or eliminate ever-rising wireless data bills. Photo: LiveU. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of ENG/IP Newsgathering vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.
In the first of this year’s NAB Hot Topics series leading up to the NAB Show in April, TVNewsCheck’s Technology Editor Phil Kurz examines the rapidly changing world of field contribution. Broadcasters will be presented with a panoply of technology and applications at the NAB Show. While no two are exactly alike, most seek to leverage existing technologies in new ways to enhance workflows or reduce costs. For a resource page of the companies mentioned in this story, click here. See all 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.
This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is field contribution (read the main story here). These companion resource pages on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download […]
VidOvation | Booth 1442 | Website: http://vidovation.com/ VidOvation, a video communications systems provider, will display video transport items including AVIWEST’s DMNG PRO180 system and the VNP-100 Video Networking Processor. AVIWEST’s digital mobile newsgathering (DMNG) system enables broadcasters to capture and broadcast live HD or SD video over multiple networks, including 3G/4G bonded cellular wireless, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, […]