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 […]
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?
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)
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 […]
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 […]
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 — […]
Ross Video | Stand 11.C10 | Website: https://www.rossvideo.com/ 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 […]
MultiCAM Systems | Stand 12.E56 | Website: www.multicam-systems.com 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 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 […]
TMD | Stand 2.B49 | Website: www.tmd.tv 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 […]
Pebble Beach Systems | Stand 8.B68 | Website: http://www.pebble.tv 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, […]
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.
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)
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)
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.
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.
Ventuz Technology | Booth SL5627 | Website: www.ventuz.com 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 […]
IPV | Booth N5925 | Website: http://www.ipv.com/ 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 […]
SGL | Booth SL5306 | Website: http://www.sglbroadcast.com/ 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 […]
ChyronHego | Booth SL1210 | Website: www.chyronhego.com 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, […]
Interra Systems | Booth SU7105 | Website: www.interrasystems.com Interra Systems, a global provider of software products and solutions to the digital media industry, will demonstrate its end-to-end QC, monitoring and analysis solutions approach for the streaming media industry. The company’s complete set of software-based tools provide scalability, performance, and centralized management enabling service providers to […]
IPV | Booth N5925 | Website: http://www.ipv.com/ Media management technology specialist IPV will present the latest advances of its in-demand Curator MAM system. These include extended third-party integration and easier user collaboration. Significant advancements have been made to Curator’s integrated panels within Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Users across any creative service using the […]
Lawo | Booth N1424 | Website: www.lawo.com. Lawo will launch a new flagship audio production console that is fully IP-based and specifically designed to provide optimized performance within video production environments. Addressing applications requiring very large format mixing and routing functionality, the desk offers a number of innovative mix-assist systems that enable engineers to […]
Utah Scientific | Booth N4506 | Website: www.utahscientific.com NEW 400 Series 3 Hybrid Digital Router — Despite the buzz surrounding video over IP and the next-generation SMPTE 2110 standard, there’s still the reality of everyday SDI workflows. The new 400 Series 3 platform is the perfect choice for accommodating high-density SDI and the creation of […]
Actus Digital | Booth SU11021 | Website: http://www.actusdigital.com/ Actus Digital will present the latest broadcast recording, monitoring and clips for OTT, based on HTML5 (Actus5). HTML5’s main advantages: No client installation is needed, accessible also through the cloud. Best compatibility with different browsers. Works from PC, MAC, smartphones and iPads. Innovative User Interface and […]
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 […]
Vimond | Booth SU10105CM | Website: www.vimond.com Vimond Media Solutions develops and markets modular, interoperable and custom OTT solutions. At NAB 2017, Vimond is demonstrating its modular, interoperable, cloud-based online video solutions and workflows, and showcasing impressive new broadcast features for Vimond IO — its ultra-fast, frame-accurate cloud video editor; improvements to the automated Rights Manager, new […]
Interra Systems | Booth SU7105 | Website: http://www.interrasystems.com/ Interra Systems provides software-based content verification, monitoring, and analysis solutions for file-based and real-time workflows in the digital media industry. It will showcase its comprehensive approach to QC and monitoring. Interra Systems’ enterprise-class, end-to-end solution leads the industry in enabling the delivery of flawless video on every […]
Stations are looking for content management systems and workflow solutions that will help their newsroom managers wrangle and organize content created at their stations for both linear and digital, as well as user-generated content from social media. And the speed required to post stories quickly on station digital platforms, coupled with the need to always be generating video to go with them, has spurred an evolution in portable transmission equipment
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
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.
Vizrt | Stand 7.A20 | Website: http://www.vizrt.com/ Vizrt, a provider of journalist production tools for the digital media industry, is presenting two automation workflows that it says save media companies money and create new commercial revenue. These include a journalist-driven live production workflow created specifically for small productions such as talk shows and news briefs, […]
ChyronHego announced that its entire line of broadcast solutions now supports NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI) protocol, an open technology for live-production video workflows over Ethernet networks. NDI enables multiple video-compatible products to communicate, deliver, and receive broadcast-quality video over standard Ethernet. The protocol offers extreme encoding efficiency and the performance needed to handle large […]