NAB 2017 HOT TOPICS

Newsroom Computer Systems Products Guide

For the second 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 newsroom computer systems (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page as a PDF, click here. 

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ANNOVA Systems | Booth SU5515 | www.annova.tv | Lyonel-Feininger Strasse 26 | +49-89-158-155-101

OpenMedia — OpenMedia, ANNOVA’s newsroom computer system, is built around openness and flexibility and so adapts to a range of needs and requirements. ANNOVA helps journalists covering their whole news workflow with its new products OpenMedia StudioDirector and OpenMedia Newsboard. OpenMedia Studio Director puts the story at the center of focus. Pre-created templates for studio and show design are available, allowing studio layouts and elements to be automatically added as stories are developing. The NewsBoard application provides an up-to-date, unified dashboard for journalists and editorial teams, enabling them to search across all social network platforms.

Product Info: https://www.annova.tv/en/index.php

Datasheet: https://www.annova.tv/en/products/downloads.php

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To Set Up an Appointment: [email protected]

 

Associated Press/ENPS | Booth SL7606 | Website: www.enps.com | 1100 13th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005 | 202-641-9000

AP ENPS — Discover the new AP ENPS, featuring all-new app integration to bring the world to you. Discover exactly the information you need — automatically updated — through the new Content Discovery app. Improve insights into the work of your organization through Statistical Reporting. Put Mobile to work for you with enhanced alerting. See how AP ENPS can help you improve your communication and collaboration.

Product Info: www.enps.com

Datasheet: http://www.enps.com/assets/file/Features/ap_enps_anywhere.pdf

Availability: Immediate

To Set Up an Appointment: [email protected] 

 

Avid | Booth SU902 | Website: www.avid.com | 75 Network Dr., Burlington, MA 01803 | 978-640-6789

Avid iNEWS — News teams can manage and deliver breaking news faster with Avid iNEWS, the core of the Avid story-centric workflow, which enables users to create, collaborate, manage and deliver content for viewing on multiple platforms quickly and efficiently. From planning and resourcing to field/remote production workflows, social media engagement, integrated graphics workflows and multiplatform delivery, this integrated workflow enables teams to create and deliver multiple angles of a story to larger and wider audiences across multiple platforms, all while saving time and operating costs.

Product Info: http://www.avid.com/products/inews

Datasheet: http://www.avid.com/~/media/avid/files/products-pdf/inews/avid_inews_ds_a4.pdf

Availability: Immediate

To Set Up an Appointment: [email protected]

  

Dalet | Booth SL6210 | Website: www.dalet.com | 100 Wall Street, 15th floor, New York, NY 10005 USA | +1 212 269 6700

Dalet Unified News Operations — Dalet Unified News Operations is an agile and scalable solution that combines all the essential functions for the efficient modern newsroom. Based on the Dalet Galaxy platform it offers a comprehensive suite of collaborative tools that help streamline the entire chain of operations from planning to ingest, logging, editing, graphics, show scheduling, studio automation, multi-platform distribution and social platforms direct integration. The Dalet Workflow Engine orchestrates complex workflows combining editorial tasks, system processes, media packaging and distribution profiles. To expand beyond the native set of tools and services, the Dalet Galaxy Web Services API provides an open framework for integrations with third-party industry applications as well as home grown systems such as CMS platforms.

Product info: http://www.dalet.com/news/broadcasters-step-future-dalet-unified-news-operations

Availability: Immediate

To Set Up An Appointment: http://bit.ly/2nQxgxV  

 

OCTOPUS Newsroom Trading | Booth SL11021 | www.octopus-news.com | 4th Floor, Lawford House, Albert Place, London, N3 1QA, UK |+420-221-181-511

Newsroom computer systems producer OCTOPUS Newsroom will demonstrate the full feature set of its Octopus 8 newsroom solution. Available for Windows, OS X and Linux operating systems, Octopus can also be accessed via tablets and mobile phones. That takes efficiency to a new level, especially for reporters covering large scale events where they need to concentrate on the story rather than be hindered by hardware issues.

Product Info: http://www.octopus-news.com/en/product/features.html

Datasheet: http://www.octopus-news.com/en/product/clips-tutorials.html 

Availability: Immediate

Price: Please check with Gene Sudduth.

To Set Up an Appointment: Please check with Gene Sudduth.

 

Ross Video | Booth N3706 | Website: www.rossvideo.com | 62 Auriga Dr., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2E 7W6 | 613-652-4886

Inception — Inception is a browser-based NRCS with robust planning and collaboration tools for journalists to search and publish multi-platform content for television, web and social media.

Inception works with Windows or Mac operating systems. A highly customizable user-interface, and rich API and SDK, help tailor Inception to fit any workflow. Virtualization is possible using a variety of databases. Multiple Inception systems can be connected together using Ross Horizon, which permits searching and sharing between sites.

Product Info: https://www.rossvideo.com/newsroom-computer-systems/inception-news/

Datasheet: https://www.rossvideo.com/pdf/brochures/newsroom-control-systems/inception_news_brochure.pdf

Availability: Immediate

To Set Up an Appointment: [email protected] 

 

Sony Electronics | Booth C11001 | Website: www.sony.com/professional | One Sony Dr., Park Ridge, NJ 07656 | 201-930-1000

XDCAM Air — Sony’s XDCAM technology is a standard for ENG and field production, evolving from optical disc to file-based workflows. Sony is developing new wireless workflows to support the current requirements of news production, using 4G/LTE networks for media delivery. XDCAM Air is a cloud-based ENG service that integrates existing Sony wireless solutions and adds new features, such as a mobile application, live streaming edit integration with NLE and enhanced remote control capabilities.

Availability: June 2017

 

Media Backbone Hive — Media Backbone Hive is an omni-media network production system designed to meet the evolving production and operational needs of modern broadcast workflows. It provides end-to-end, camera-to-archive content and workflow management, delivering speed, easy integration and production flexibility, designed to help news and sports production teams get their content where it needs to go, as fast as possible.  Hive is built on an internet technology foundation to enable an internet-first approach, breaking news online.

Product Info: www.sony.com/mediabackbone

Availability: Immediate

To Set Up An Appointment: Visit Sony’s booth, C11001, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

 

Vizrt | Booth SL2417 | www.vizrt.com | Norde Nostekai 1, Bergen 05011, Norway | 47-99533791

Viz Mosart — Viz Mozart is a software-based studio automation system capable of working with all major systems and devices, including all leading video switchers. Viz Mosart offers greatly simplified operations through creation of reusable and flexible automation templates and the ability to have one newsroom script aired anywhere, from any studio at any time. Viz Mosart operators can make live changes on the fly using the system’s advanced shortcut functionalities and efficient rundown modification tools.

Product Info: http://www.vizrt.com/products/viz_mosart/

Datasheet: http://www.vizrt.com/incoming/48784/Product_Sheet_Viz_Mosart.pdf/binary/Product%20Sheet%20Viz%20Mosart.pdf

Availability: Immediate

 

Viz Opus — Viz Opus is a complete broadcast control solution running from a single system. It provides a newscast automation system, real-time graphics, and video playout — all in a single solution. Viz Opus is easy to implement, use and repurpose. The system only needs cameras and/or external inputs, graphics and video content to be ready to start producing.
Product Info:
http://www.vizrt.com/products/viz_opus/

Datasheet: http://www.vizrt.com/incoming/51859/Product_Sheet_Viz_Opus.pdf/binary/Product%20Sheet%20Viz%20Opus.pdf

Availability: Immediate

To Set Up an Appointment: [email protected]

 

Wolftech Broadcast Solutions | Booth SU10105CM | www.wolftech.no | Nostegaten 72-78, 5001 Bergen, Norway | +47-917 79 828

Wolftech News — Wolftech News is a new way of looking at story production. Wolftech’s aim is to go beyond the traditional show-focused rundown and to contribute to the best possible planning and gathering of background material while increasing the possibility for cooperation across the organization. The company is focused on removing the distance between reporters in the field and internal production systems and giving them the opportunity to publish to all relevant platforms and social media.

Product Info: www.wolftech.no

To Set Up an Appointment: [email protected] 

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