On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Square Box Systems

Square Box Systems | Booth SL5421|  Square Box Systems is a privately owned software company specializing in media asset management and production workflows. The company is previewing a range of new content analysis capabilities for its flagship CatDV media asset management (MAM) solution, leveraging the latest artificial intelligence (AI) technology for speech recognition and […]

NAB 2018

Avid Unveils Cloud-based Apps, Solutions

New apps, services and solutions are intended to accelerate news workflows and improve the collaboration, accessibility and distribution required to engage news viewers on any device.

Avid Accelerates UHD Sports Content, Delivery

Avid today announced the immediate availability of workflow innovations for enabling sports broadcasters to streamline creation and airing of live ultra-high definition (UHD) programs. Integrating Avid’s Maestro graphics suite, Avid FastServe video servers, and Avid NEXIS software-defined storage, these new workflow solutions, powered by MediaCentral®, were unveiled today at the fifth annual Avid Connect and will be demonstrated […]

Avid SaaS Platform Delivers Workflows In Cloud

Avid today unveiled Avid l On Demand, a cloud services and solutions platform that provides media production capabilities on demand. Avid | On Demand lets media organizations “conveniently deploy the capabilities they need on a per project basis with optimal elasticity — and without a drawn-out deployment phase or large capital outlay,” the company said. […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Densitron

Densitron | Booth C9032 | Densitron is a creator of display technology tailored to the needs of customers around the world. U.S. broadcasters will now have direct access to IDS, a complete workflow solution from one of the UK’s leading broadcast providers following a new partnership announced ahead of this year’s NAB show. Densitron is […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Dalet

Dalet | Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will unveil Dalet Galaxy five at NAB 2018. The new version of the award-winning media asset management and workflow orchestration platform brings a number of important functional enhancements and three major technology innovations that augment media operations and enable new forward-thinking […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Videstra

Videstra | Booth SU7021 | Videstra was founded in 2016 to provide the next generation workflow solution for television stations to control, broadcast, and digitally publish content from their networks of live local cameras. Today, the Videstra solution similarly manages third-party streaming content and generic internet streams. In addition, Videstra offers cloud sharing tools […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Annova Systems

Annova Systems | Booth SU6710 | Annova Systems GmbH develops and sells OpenMedia, a standard software solution for editorial news reporting workflows in radio, TV and online. Accurate Player — Accurate Player is a frame accurate HTML5 player purpose-built for the media supply chain. The player seamlessly integrates into your workflow. The JavaScript API enables the […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Square Box Systems

Square Box Systems | Booth SL5421 |  Square Box Systems is a privately owned software company specializing in media asset management (MAM) and production workflows. Enhanced Support for Creative Workflows — CatDV now enables even more creative workflows through integrations with Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid® Media Composer. The system now features an updated and […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: TransMedia Dynamics

TransMedia Dynamics | Booth SL5329 | TMD is a provider of software products focused on delivering media and content management solutions to the global media, broadcast and archive sectors. It will demonstrate its Orchestrator software-defined workflow engine that controls a wide range of third-party devices and integrates to numerous business systems. It supports simple […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tektronix

Tektronix | Booth SU5006 | TEK.COM Tektronix will showcase innovative solutions that ensure content quality, signal integrity, and regulatory compliance as the transition to next generation networks, workflows, and delivery mechanisms accelerates. Visit the Tektronix booth at SU5006 to see the latest advances in: Hybrid IP and SDI media analysis solutions — Tektronix PRISM offers broadcast […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Tedial

Tedial | Booth N1420 | Tedial is a provider of media (MAM) and content management solutions. Its media IT platform, Tedial Evolution, provides global media companies and broadcasters next-generation MAM and business driven media workflow. Tedial supplies the world’s only fully end-to-end IMF compliant MAM solution, marrying media preparation and logistics into a complete […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Telestream

Telestream | Booth SL3316 | Telestream provides live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. It will be demonstrating a range of solutions that move content from creation through distribution, while providing quality monitoring and management throughout. Telestream […]


IP Delivering Video From Field To Screen

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.

Fox Stations Adopts New Ad Tech Platform

The station group will use ITN Holdings’ ProVantageX end-to-end television and video-everywhere platform so it can receive and respond more quickly to requests, simplify transactions, coordinate schedule maintenance and streamline the workflows for agencies across all FTS stations and their sales representatives.


Interoperability, Virtualization Power IP Workflow

Interoperability got a big boost in December 2017 with the publication of SMPTE’s 2110 suite of standards for handling professional media over managed IP networks. Equipment manufacturers and software developers are moving forward quickly to build ST 2110-compliant products. At April’s NAB Show, attendees are certain to see plenty of ST 2110 products introduced, and hear lots of discussions about how to migrate to IP and how best to work in hybrid SDI-IP environments in the meantime. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of IP workflow vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.


NAB 2018 Tech Hot Topics Products: IP Workflow

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 IP workflow (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To […]


Why Microservices Are The Future Of Media

When it comes to virtualizing media workflows, microservices has become quite the buzzword in the media and entertainment industry — just like IP technology, cloud computing and software-defined networking before it. But what are microservices, and why are they so important to the future of the broadcast industry?


Technology Chiefs Eye Future Efficiencies

IP delivery, cloud-based workflows are seen becoming pervasive as they will make it easier for broadcasters to capture, share and distribute news content. Above (l-r): Andrea Berry, moderator; Bruce MacCormack, CBC; Del Parks, Sinclair; and Jonathan Solomon, Aspera. (Photo: Jack Pagano, Ariana Television Network)

Dalet At Core Of BBC Wales Broadcast Center

BBC Wales has selected the enterprise Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) and Orchestration platform to facilitate all workflows and asset management requirements at its new state-of-the-art media facility located in Cardiff, Wales. Once deployed, Dalet Galaxy will offer a centralized content repository and provide tools to orchestrate workflows and media processes across production, news, studios and […]

Ross, Cisco Demo Virtualized News Production

Today, Ross Video and Cisco announced the availability of a joint whitepaper, Newsroom in a Box … in a Data Center, which showcases a virtualized news production proof-of-concept (PoC) that the companies produced together. According to the companies, the PoC successfully demonstrated how a workload that is formally defined in human-readable text files can be transformed […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Quantum

Quantum | Stand 7.B27 | Website: 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 — […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Ross Video

Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 | Website: Ross Video has multiple IP-related initiatives it will show at IBC. Following last year’s IBC announcement that Ross Video is a key technology partner in the delivery of live production workflows over IP at the YouTube Space London facility, the company will share its advancements over the […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: MultiCAM Systems

MultiCAM Systems | Stand 12.E56 | Website: MultiCAM Systems, a supplier of integrated video production systems for the broadcast and professional AV markets, will unveil a new dual SDI/IP camera interface that increases camera density for acquisition workflows using SDI PTZ cameras. In late June, MultiCAM Systems unveiled a new interface attachable to its […]

Decentrix Guardian Aims To to Optimize Business

Decentrix Inc. has released Mediabase Guardian, the company’s next-generation business optimization technology. Part of the Decentrix BIAnalytix family of products, Mediabase Guardian measures workflows at any given point in time, uses data probes to garner insights into the data flows between systems, and leverages this real-time information to enable continuous process improvement. “Rather than automate institutionalized workflows and […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: TMD

TMD | Stand 2.B49 | Website: TMD, a provider of media asset management and workflow systems for digital and physical assets, is focusing on powerful, cloud-centric solutions at IBC 2017. The company will demonstrate its Mediaflex-UMS platform and its ability to provide targeted, standardized systems for rapid deployment that can scale from small workgroups […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Pebble Beach Systems

Pebble Beach Systems | Stand 8.B68 | Website: Pebble Beach Systems, an automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, will be showcasing its latest range of solutions, including: the deployment of multiple virtualized channels in both a public and a private cloud with Orca; Lighthouse, a web-based remote management and monitoring tool for the Marina  automation system; and Beluga, […]


IBC To Take On Changing Media Environment

The TV landscape is experiencing a period of rapid evolution in terms of technology, business realities and consumption, and this year’s IBC Convention looks to deliver fresh insights. From the role of artificial intelligence in media and 5G to virtualization of workflows and the likely impact of new consumer technologies on media, IBC 2017 will offer perspective.


Octopus Newsroom Partners With Traco Systems


Workflow Efficiency Key At Gray’s New WMTV

WMTV went live from a new 32,000-square-foot facility in Madison, Wis., with its entire operation in late October 2016. The new home of the Gray Television-owned NBC affiliate was designed “from the inside out” from a technical point of view, according to WMTV VP-GM Don Vesely, with an eye toward maximizing the efficiency of the various workflows that drive news and its other operations. Above, the 4,500-square-foot newsroom just outside the centralized rack room. (WMTV/Gray Television photo)


Hybrid Baseband-IP Workflows Look To Future

Television broadcasters may wish to leverage IP technology, but they cannot simply abandon their paid-for baseband infrastructures. Rather, most will look for ways to introduce islands of IP into their existing workflows with the help of IP gateways. Four early applications for IP in this type of hybrid environment have emerged. (Graphic: Imagine Communications)


OE24 TV Adds Cinegy Jet Pack For Live Prod., Playout


Turner Latin America Turns To The Cloud

NAB 2017

Harmonic Works To Boost OTT Video Quality

As the demand and diversity of non-traditional broadcast services continues to grow, it’s to be expected that the emphasis on quality of production and viewer experience will also intensify. These developments were much in evidence during Harmonic’s pre-NAB press conference Sunday, where a host of new or expanded solutions for OTT and mobile were unveiled.

NAB 2017

Evertz Looks To Future Of IP, UHD, HDR

As broadcasters’ infrastructures evolve to accommodate IP, UHD and HDR, it stands to reason that vendors will necessarily to need to support workflows that — to various extents, and for various possible durations — are in a state of flux. Evertz indicated that it was up for the challenge in a press conference on Sunday that touched on its latest developments in areas including SDN, playout, compression, remote production and more.


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Ventuz Technology

Ventuz Technology | Booth SL5627 | Website:  After the integration of the two technologies prior to IBC last year, Ventuz Technology and Ncam will now showcase a joint installation. To highlight the special augmented reality focus that Ventuz has planned for its appearance at NAB, it will hold a multitude of stage presentations at […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: IPV

IPV | Booth N5925 | Website: IPV will be showing several improvements to the integrations between its MAM system, Curator, and Adobe Creative Cloud software including Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC and the Adobe Team Projects (Beta) collaboration service. The latest versions of the integrated panels for the Adobe video […]

Turner, ESPN Tip Off NBA Playoffs With New File-Sharing Workflow


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: SGL

SGL | Booth SL5306 | Website: SGL, a provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, is demonstrating its major new version of FlashNet. The company is highlighting its support for integrated Amazon cloud archiving, S3-based object storage-based private cloud archiving and Sony’s Ci Media Cloud Platform. SGL’s close relationship with cloud […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: ChyronHego

ChyronHego | Booth SL1210 | Website:  ChyronHego will preview its all-new VPX Virtual Production Server at the 2017 NAB Show. VPX is a virtual server platform for hosting end-to-end live production workflows. By enabling broadcast news operations to run critical content creation and playout software in a virtualized, IT-based environment, VPX powers highly efficient, […]