WJXT Copter Features GSS, Ikegami Gear

Graham Media’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla. (DMA 47) has a new B512 Broadcast Series system from Gyro-Stabilized Systems (GSS), equipped with an Ikegami HDL-F3000 high sensitivity compact two-piece separate optics camera.     The install represents the world’s first Gyro-Stabilized Systems B512 camera system powered by GSS’s GroundControl wireless bi-directional gimbal control solution. The station can fully remote-control the B512’s […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Tektronix

Tektronix | Stand 10.D14 | Website: Ensuring the availability and quality of both live and file-based content is a critical challenge for video content distributors moving to adaptive bit rate (ABR) and over-the-top (OTT) delivery models. Those challenges are being addressed by Tektronix with the introduction of video on demand (VOD) and live OTT […]

Global News Adding Annova’s Newsroom System

Canadian media content company Corus Entertainment is adding newsgathering system OpenMedia to its Global News operations across the country. OpenMedia, the flagship software from Munich-based Annova Systems with more than 50,000 users around the globe, is being added to Global newsrooms in more than 20 Canadian markets, well as in the organization’s foreign bureaus in […]


Dolby Laboratories To Be Honored At IBC 2017

IBC is to award its highest accolade, the International Honor for Excellence, to Dolby Laboratories. In IBC’s 50th anniversary year, it reflects on more than 50 years of continual improvement in sound from Dolby. At the time of the first IBC in 1967, one of the big technological challenges was tape noise in professional recordings. […]

Pilot Sponsors Grady Mobile News Lab

NAB’s Pilot innovation initiative will sponsor the Mobile News Lab project at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication during fall 2017. The sponsorship will provide the lab with new equipment for producing virtual reality content along with materials for training mobile-media best practices.  The Grady Mobile News Lab launched in Fall 2014 to […]


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 […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Digigram

Digigram | Stand 8.C51 | Website:  Digigram will bring to the market advanced solutions that allow broadcasters, radio automation editors and even journalists to vastly improve their way of working. IQOYA IP Codec’s Power in a Pure Software Solution — Digigram is making its IQOYA audio-over-IP (AoIP) technology accessible as middleware to ecosystem partners […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Slomo.TV

Slomo.TV | Stand 8.B40 | Website: Slomo.TV, an international supplier of server-based video record and replay systems, will introduce BlackJack AT/4K, a four input- and two output-channel 4K recording and instant replay server that supports Apple ProRes and Sony XAVC codecs. BlackJack AT/4K is the latest product of’s long-term development strategy.  Building on […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Video Clarity

Video Clarity | Stand 2.C57 | Website:  Video Clarity Inc., a provider of market-leading audio and video quality measurement and analysis systems, has set a slate of demonstrations at IBC 2017 that will showcase the capabilities of its IP-specific test solutions for honing IP production and delivery workflows.  Video Clarity and PacketStorm Communications will […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Alpha Networks

Alpha Networks | Stand 5A28 | Website: Alpha Networks, a pay-TV technology company that specializes in back-end software, will introduce its next-generation platform tucanoRED. Featuring an open CMS/CRM architecture as a service (SaaS) business model, tucanoRED simplifies subscriber management as well as the delivery of different service offerings for live and on-demand content delivered […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: ImmersiaTV

ImmersiaTV | Stand 7.A30 | Website: On Stand 8.G05 at IBC 2017 as part of the Future Zone display of experimental technologies, ImmersiaTV, a European Horizon 2020 research and innovation project, will demonstrate how future content could be consumed using conventional TV sets, companion screens/tablets, and AR/VR headsets while providing a synchronous, coherent viewing […]

Sachtler And Vinten Introduce Flowtech Tripod

Sachtler and Vinten, both Vitec Group brands, today introduce Flowtech — an all-new camera tripod technology with unique quick release brakes and easy adjust levers that, the companies say, enable camera operators to set up and begin using the tripod in an instant. Sachtler and Vinten will showcase Flowtech technology with the Flowtech 75 tripod, at […]

Nominations Open For Women In Tech Awards

The eighth annual awards ceremony and reception for TVNewsCheck’s 2018 Women in Technology Awards will take place at the NAB Show in Las Vegas in April and will benefit the NAB Education Foundation’s Technology Apprenticeship Program.

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Tech Advisers To Assist FCC On New Devices

The FCC’s Technological Advisory Council is looking to reform the FCC’s technical regulations. Composed of very smart industry engineers, academics and other tech leaders who provide advice to the FCC, the TAC wants to figure out how to provide for fast regulatory approvals of new technologies, while still meeting the agency’s statutory obligation to protect the public interest, including the well-being of consumers and the efficient use of spectrum.


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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Enensys Technologies

Enensys Technologies | Stand 2.B30 | Website: Founded in 2004, Enensys Technologies designs and manufactures innovative professional hardware and software solutions enabling efficient video delivery over broadcast and telecoms networks. The company’s Broadcast Networks division develops equipment for digital terrestrial TV, targeted content insertion and switches and IP transport. Products are designed for use […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: TVU Networks

TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28 | Website: TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP video solutions, will showcase its end-to-end IP-based ecosystem of new and current hardware and software. TVU Networks will show its TVU One live mobile IP newsgathering transmitter with integrated H.265/HEVC compression standard. With an established customer base, TVU One with HEVC […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess-Orca | Stand 1.A51 | Website: Key Products and Technology Demos Multi-DRM Suite Guarantees Premium Content Protection — VO will showcase a feature-rich, end-to-end content protection solution for multiscreen TV services. VO’s multi-DRM suite is one of the most powerful solutions on the market, offering pay-TV operators flexible and scalable possibilities for securing premium content […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Globecast

Globecast | Stand 1.A29 | Website: Globecast helps customers to manage their content and make it available wherever required, by anyone required. The company provides content acquisition, management and distribution services globally.  New at IBC 2017: Globecast Live2VOD MultiEvents Media platform — Globecast is launching its Live2VOD MultiEvents Media platform at IBC 2017. This leverages the company’s contribution expertise to provide a […]

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz | Stand 7.E25 | Website: With its open architecture, R&S Venice is an ingest and playout system that enables broadcasters to deliver content in the most appropriate manner by merging SDI and video-over-IP technologies, empowering the user to migrate to IP-based production at a time and speed that best suits their situation. […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: MX1

MX1 | Stand 1.B24 | Website:  MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, is a global media services provider that works with media businesses to transform content. MX1 offers a range of content management, delivery and value-added digital media services. Every day, MX1 distributes more than 2,750 TV channels, manages the playout of over 500 channels, delivers […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Broadpeak

Broadpeak | Stand 5.C72 | Website:  Key Technology Demos: nanoCDN Multicast ABR Solution — Multicast ABR technology is now being adopted by the industry. Stop by the Broadpeak booth to see its benefits in action from the first technology provider with a working ABR multicast solution, launched in 2012. Broadpeak’s nanoCDN multicast ABR solution has […]

Quantum Begins Shipping Xcellis Workflow Storage

Quantum Corp.’s aiWARE for Xcellis, an on-premise and cloud version of the artificial intelligence (AI) platform from Veritone, is now available. Bringing Veritone’s multi-engine AI capabilities into a Quantum StorNext-managed environment, aiWARE for Xcellis lets users leverage the power of Veritone’s cognitive services and applications ― beginning with optical character recognition (OCR), object detection and […]

Profs Get $300,000 Grant For Fake-News Detector

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Two Penn State professors have received $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop technology that will enable digital devices to weed out fake news. The university says information sciences and technology professor Dongwon Lee and communications professor S. Shyam Sundar are working on the project. Lee says fake news […]


Tech, Ingenuity Help Stations Weather Harvey

The effort of covering the historic storm fully tested Houston stations’ technological and logistical prowess and planning, while straining their human resources. With power and cable outages prevalent, the broadcasters also streamed their coverage continuously over Facebook Live so that folks with a charged smartphone could watch, too. Above, KHOU broadcast news temporarily from the facilities of noncommercial KUHT.


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Dalet

Dalet | Stand 8.B77 | Website:  Dalet announced today that it has made “sweeping updates” to its Dalet Cube broadcast 3D graphics suite. Dalet Cube is a comprehensive suite of modules to design, manage and playout broadcast 3D animated graphics. Natively connected to the Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) & Orchestration platform and a core capability […]


On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Broadcast Solutions

Broadcast Solutions | Stands O.EO2 & 8.A74 | Website: The German-based system integrator will show its full expertise on the largest outdoor stand of the show, focusing on system integration solutions with Streamline OB Vans, studio projects, the company’s own cable manufacturing as well as virtual reality solutions. The indoor stand (8.A74) will emphasize […]