The buzz around the IP transition, the cloud and AI was so loud at this year’s IBC that the walls were practically humming with it. Although frequency of that buzz may be too future-pitched to fully resonate with many broadcasters, the conversation about how to manage such a major transition continues to gain clarity.
Panasonic | www.panasonic.com Pathway To Live production — Under the slogan of Live. Sports. Entertainment. Panasonic demonstrated the latest line up of studio, ENG and remote camera systems alongside an expanded network of complementary third-party solutions, ranging from robotic and transmission to tracking systems. In the remote camera range, Panasonic introduced the newest addition to […]
Annova Systems| Stand 3.B36| https://www.annova.tv/ Around a dozen key areas in the new OpenMedia version 4.4 contains items of new and enhanced functionality. Features and functional enhancements have been applied to OpenMedia v4.4. OpenMedia ClientSide API — The OpenMedia experts continue to provide our customers even more options for creating rich and interactive applications across […]
TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28| http://www.tvunetworks.com/ Part of TVU Network’s range of innovative remote production solutions, TVU Producer enables anyone to produce professional, multi-camera video, eliminating the need for expensive hardware and software or prior training. Covering a wide range of applications, from live sports events and egames competitions, through to house of worship services […]
Grass Valley | Stand 9.A01| https://www.grassvalley.com/home/ In a move designed to put customers firmly at the center of its innovation and product development, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is debuting its new Core Technology initiative — a more agile, collective approach to R&D designed to produce greater quality and capability across the company’s entire portfolio. […]
JVC | www.jvcpro.eu Newly announced at IBC 2018 are two new models in the CONNECTED CAM range – the GY-HC500 and the GY-HC550 – which offer unparalleled IP connectivity in a handheld camcorder form factor. Both models feature a 1” 4K CMOS sensor which is combined with a newly-developed 20x lens with 3-ring control, resulting […]
Shotoku | Stand 12.E42| http://www.shotoku.tv/jp/ Shotoku Broadcast Systems has returned to IBC with enhancements and upgrades for its robotic camera control platform, including the SmartPed and SmartRail camera support solutions. It is also showing an improved TR-XT remote camera control system with an improved External Control Automation Interface (ECI), introducing its new SD and SE […]
Avid | Stand 7.B55| https://www.avid.com/ Avid brings new products and technology demonstrations across the IBC Show floor to help enterprises, teams and individuals to maximize efficiency and opportunity in media creation, management and distribution. Further, Avid thought leadership will be present across the event through high-profile customers — including the creative forces behind Star Wars: The […]
Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, is collaborating with partners Microsoft Azure, Avid, Haivision, Hiscale, Make.TV and Signiant at IBC to showcase how live production workflows in the cloud can deliver greater flexibility, scalability and budget efficiencies to broadcasters. Visitors to Dejero’s […]
intoPIX | Stand 10.D31| www.intopix.com intoPIX, a provider of innovative compression technologies for professional media applications, is showcasing the first hardware implementation of the new TICO-XS codec, completing the TICO product range with the upcoming ISO JPEG-XS standardization. Over the past five years, intoPIX has played a role in almost every significant intellectual property development […]
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 […]
Prime Focus Technologies | Stand 7.C05| www.PrimeFocusTechnologies.com Prime Focus Technologies, the technology arm of Prime Focus, has partnered with Virtual Artificial Intelligence, a U.K.-based provider of AI solutions. The partnership is focused on delivering practical, affordable AI solutions to media and entertainment (M&E) enterprises, and simplifying business processes through process automation. The collaboration will leverage […]
Avid | Stand 7.B55| www.avid.com Avid announced that more than one million aspiring creative people in nearly every country have downloaded Avid First creative tools for free to develop their craft and accomplish their best possible work in music and video. With Pro Tools | First, Media Composer | First and Sibelius | First, this new generation of users can create content, […]
Video Clarity | Stand 2.C57| videoclarity.com Making its European debut at IBC is ClearView 9.0, the latest software release for Video Clarity’s ClearView line of video quality analyzers. Driven by customer input, version 9.0 provides several new features that help day-to-day users save time and get more utility from their existing ClearView systems. One major […]
Anevia & Viaccess-Orca | Stands 5.B66 & 1.A51 | www.anevia.com & www.viaccess-orca.com Viaccess-Orca is a global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions for a personalized TV experience. Anevia is an OTT and IPTV software provider of innovative multiscreen solutions for the delivery of live TV, streaming video, time-shifted TV […]
Gearhouse Broadcast | Stand 10.B39| https://www.gearhousebroadcast.com Gearhouse Broadcast, the Gravity Media-owned supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, is upgrading its fleet of Flyaways to be IP-ready. This means that Gearhouse’s customers will be able to use its portable production solutions with either an SDI, IP or hybrid […]
NewTek | Stand 7.C59| https://www.newtek.com NewTek announced the availability of NDI 3.7 which includes an embedded software development kit (SDK) for manufacturers of video devices including cameras, monitors, converters, game consoles, video conferencing solutions, projectors, smart boards, and more. Since its introduction at IBC 2015, NDI implementation has focused around software applications running on computer […]
Neal Mohan, YouTube’s chief product officer, says the platform’s biggest growth area is on television sets. It’s drawing on an arsenal of original content and subscription models to accelerate that trend.
Masstech & x.news | Stands 7.C55 & 1.C27| https://masstech.com/ Masstech announced its collaboration with x.news information technology to provide x.news users full visibility into both video and text sent by stations using Masstech media wires. Mike Palmer, Masstech CTO, said: “Masstech users have long been able to send text and embedded video to internal and […]
Rohde & Schwarz | Stand 7.21| www.hohde-schwarz.com R&S TMU9evo air-cooled UHF medium-power transmitter — Rohde & Schwarz is committed to making network operators’ lives easier. Over the years, the company has incorporated innovative ideas and concepts into transmitter development, and the new R&S TMU9evo air-cooled UHF medium-power transmitter represents the next step toward minimizing operating […]
TICO Alliance | Stand 10.D31| www.tico-alliance.org The TICO Alliance — an open coalition of companies united to set the bar for next generation UHDTV infrastructure by establishing TICO compression in the new IP-based live ecosystem — is displaying multiple technology demos with several members at its booth. TICO technology, currently specified as SMPTE RDD35 and under […]
Massive consumer adoption of smart speakers has prompted broadcasters to consider the prospect of adapting their content to voice. But even Amazon concedes “it’s still day one” for broadcast’s moves on the platform.
Ross Video | Stand 11.C10| www.rossvideo.com Ross Video’s XPression Version 8.5 — the most advanced real-time motion graphics engine software Ross Video has ever released — will be shown. An evolution in XPression, Version 8.5 continues to deliver an intuitive and cost-effective product which is used in workflows from simple character generator tasks all the […]
MediaKind | Stand 1.D61| http://www.mediakind.com/ MediaKind is launching MediaFirst Client for Mediaroom, a new solution that enables existing Mediaroom operators to upgrade to the MediaFirst TV Platform. Mediaroom is an IPTV platform with more than 40 million STBs deployed worldwide. The introduction of MediaFirst Client with a cloud-based SaaS platform enables current Mediaroom operators to […]
EditShare, a provider of intelligent scale-out storage, AQC and media management solutions, today announced that its new Flow software-defined media asset management (MAM) release will be available through a subscription-based model at the end of September. Showcased at IBC, the latest version of Flow has been completely re-engineered for non-EditShare storage environments including Avid NEXIS, […]
Grass Valley & ExciteM | Stand 9.A01| https://www.grassvalley.com/home/ Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announced a strategic collaboration with software development firm ExciteM, which creates viewer and audience engagement tools for television, social media and mobile environments. Grass Valley will demonstrate the integration with ExciteM that enables broadcasters to optimize audience interaction and engagement with a wide […]
Imagine Communications | Stand 4.A01| www.imaginecommunications.com Imagine Communications is unveiling a range of business-driving enhancements to Versio Platform, the latest evolution of the company’s groundbreaking and industry-proven playout software solutions. Versio Platform offers a complete playout and media workflow solution from ingest, prep and playout to automation, graphics, master control and branding. The market’s first […]
An opening panel at the broadcasters’ gathering in Amsterdam found that rebuilding audience trust is a top priority, and the right combination of social listening and low-tech reporting might help realize it.
Bluefish444| Stand 7.B44 | https://bluefish444.com/products/software/details/5/adobe-software.html Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP and HDMI I/O cards and mini converters, announces SMPTE 2022/2110 Video Over IP and 4K HDR support for the latest versions of the Adobe Creative Cloud video apps. Bluefish444 KRONOS and Epoch SDI, HDMI, and Video Over […]