IBC 2016

IBC Q&A: Net Insight’s Karlsson on the power of live synchronized OTT sports

Net Insight had a busy IBC 2016, exhibiting on two stands to highlight both its offerings and those of the recently acquired ScheduALL to introduce several products. However, the main highlight for the company was a sports-content–fueled demo of Sye, its synchronized live OTT solution. With Sye, Net Insight aims to resolve the lack of […]  More

Sennheiser debuts mic custom built for GoPro cams, launches new 27 series broadcast headsets

At the IBC Show, Sennheiser presented its new action camera microphone at the joint Sennheiser/Neumann stand, and at the IBC Future Zone. This new microphone will allow GoPro users to match the footage they capture at the extremes with high-quality audio. Demonstration videos recorded with a prototype highlight the microphone’s sound in scenarios where audio […]  More

IP Interoperability Takes Step Forward at IBC

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (also known as the AIMS Alliance or simply AIMS) had a ubiquitous presence at the recent IBC 2016 in Amsterdam. Dozens of manufacturers looked to demonstrate their commitment to the Alliance and the SMPTE ST-2110 standard, which is currently in draft form but is expected to solve many of […]  More

IBC 2016: Lawo on the Ball Again With KICK 2.0 Sports Mix

Audio production for live sports coverage made another move at IBC 2016 with the release of Lawo’s KICK 2.0, advancing automated control for close-ball mixing of major sports events. The company extended the capabilities of its patent-pending ball-tracking technology for close-ball audio pickup for such sports as soccer, rugby, and American football. The system provides transparent sound […]  More

IBC 2016: Ultrasoft Software-Defined Broadcast Suite From Broadcast Solutions

At IBC 2016, Broadcast Solutions premiered its Broadcast Ultrasoft software product. The fully IP- and software-based suite for software-defined broadcast enables management of a complete TV station on both the media side and the resources and cost side. Broadcast Ultrasoft is a software tool that manages almost every process within a TV station. It provides a customised solution […]  More

IBC 2016: Hitachi Showcases Advanced HDR Capabilities in Broadcast-System Cameras

At IBC 2016, Hitachi Kokusai Electric showed its 4K/UHD and HDTV broadcast cameras with the addition of advanced high-dynamic-range capabilities. Hitachi exhibited HDR across a range of UHD and HD cameras, demonstrating an ability to integrate the technology in a range of different broadcast-camera systems. Hitachi showcased a number of HDR-upgraded cameras, such as its Z-Series, […]  More

IBC 2016: Wrap-Up of Audio Intros, Updates

Broadcast audio is nearing its next major inflection point, with object-based and immersive audio looming. The day-to-day tools of the business will bring these to fruition, even as they continue to make broadcast sound better today. Here are some day-to-day tools that were introduced at the recently concluded IBC 2016 in Amsterdam.  More

IBC Q&A: Akamai’s Bishop on Rio 2016 streaming, future of live 4K, VR streaming

Akamai Technologies arrived at IBC 2016 fresh off a historic effort at Rio 2016, where NBC Olympics leveraged the company’s content-delivery network (CDN) and technology to support a monumental streaming operation, which comprises 3.3 billion total streaming minutes, 2.71 billion of them live. Also, 100 million unique users tuned in to NBC Olympics’ digital coverage over […]  More

IBC Q&A: SES’s Wrede Throws Support Behind HLG for HDR UHD, Looks to the Power of VR

Looking toward the future, SES is providing demos of Ultra HD (UHD) with high dynamic range (HDR) on the exhibit floor and a demonstration of brand-new virtual-reality R&D via satellite in conjunction with Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) Berlin. The first UHD demo offered a test channel with content produced by LG Electronics (launched in […]  More

IBC 2016: Dalet streamlines international distribution with Dalet xN IMF Maker

Dalet Digital Media Systems has simplified creation of IMF bundles for international distribution with the release of Dalet xN IMF Maker, available today as an on-demand service through Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Leveraging the media-orchestration and -processing capabilities of the Dalet AmberFin platform to aid complex program-preparation and versioning workflows, Dalet xN […]  More

IBC 2016; Yamaha Dante products to support AES67 interoperability

Yamaha has announced that it will successively update Dante products to support the AES audio-over-IP (AoIP) interoperability standard, allowing Yamaha products equipped with Dante networking capability to communicate with Ravenna and other audio networks via AES67. Beginning with the CL series digital mixing consoles, introduced in 2012, Yamaha has included Audinate’s Dante audio-networking solution in […]  More

IBC Q&A: Globecast’s Mark Logez and Peter Elvidge discuss remote-production opportunities

Globecast’s new remote-production service is offering content owners the ability to select from multiple sources and create bespoke programming on their own production systems remotely to prepare their broadcast feeds. SVG Europe discussed some of the issues raised by these new approaches with Globecast Head of Marketing, Global Contribution, Marc Logez and Head of Global […]  More

Grass Valley offering incentives for Kayak to K-Frame upgrades

Current owners of Kayak SD or HD switchers from Grass Valley have a limited-time opportunity to save tens of thousands on the system price — and a lot more with license matching — of any new Karrera K-Frame S-series or GV Korona K-Frame S-series switcher. Introduced at NAB 2016 in April, the GV Korona K-Frame […]  More

IBC Q&A: IBM Cloud Video’s Clevinger explains how Watson automates closed captioning at US Open

Over the past year, IBM has made building out its cloud-video technology platform a top priority, acquiring object-storage service Cleversafe in October 2015 (now known as IBM Cloud Object Storage), video-management startup ClearLeap in December 2015, and live-streaming outlet UStream in January of this year. In conjunction with the Ustream acquisition, IBM combined Ustream and Clearleap to create the IBC Cloud Video […]  More

IBC 2016: Imagine Communications extends functionality of Selenio One platform to OTT and multiscreen

Imagine Communications introduced a high-density adaptive bitrate (ABR) transcoding product built on Selenio One, the company’s software-defined linear transcoding platform. Selenio One is designed to deliver new levels of performance, flexibility and cost efficiency to broadcasters, network operators and video service providers (VSPs). The latest addition to the Selenio One family, which is previewed at […]  More

IBC 2016: Sachtler extends FSB line with new 100mm entry-level fluid head

Sachtler, a premier provider of camera supports, accessories, and bags and a Vitec Videocom brand, is pleased to introduce the FSB 10 – a long-lasting new entry-level 100 mm fluid head. The FSB 10 builds upon the legacy of the lightweight yet robust FSB Series to offer a premium solution for on-the-go camera operators working […]  More

IBC 2016: MultiDyne accentuates high-density, configurable fiber transport

MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems announces the availability of two recently introduced solutions that extend the possibilities of fiber transport and connectivity for broadcast and production applications. In addition to enhancing configurability for users via more modular options, MultiDyne’s new innovations also ensure that users can easily mix and match field and portable enclosures […]  More

IBC 2016: Vizrt, Matrox power IP-based graphics production for IBC TV’s LiveIP Studio

Vizrt, enabled by Matrox DSX products, is delivering an IP-based graphics solution for IBC TV, the official television channel of IBC 2016. The powerful Viz Engine video server and real-time media compositor, which runs the latest Matrox X.mio3 IP cards, has been implemented into the pioneering VRT-EBU LiveIP studio production set-up, which IBC TV will […]  More

IBC 2016: Arvato Systems IT solutions cover full broadcast value chain

At IBC 2016, the Arvato Systems team can be found presenting prize-winning software solutions alongside their latest software innovations. With over 55,000 visitors from more than 170 countries, IBC is Europe’s largest media industry trade show. Industry specialist Arvato Systems attends the show for the seventeenth time, meeting customers and prospects at Stand 3.B38.  More

IBC 2016: Lawo, AVT put callers on-air via Ember+ and AES67

Broadcasters can now connect the popular line of AVT broadcast hybrids and talkshow systems to their Lawo radio consoles using an all-AoIP audio and control path, thanks to AVT’s addition of AES67 and Ember+ to their VoIP, ISDN, and POTS phone products.  More

IBC 2016: Clear-Com unveils new LQ software, IP connectivity devices

Clear-Com has unveiled new LQ software and three new IP connectivity devices to add to the LQ Series family. LQ devices can also now connect directly to the Eclipse HX matrix, which enables routing of intercom audio and signals across large distances. They provide universal connectivity between any industry-standard 2-wire or 4-wire intercom system or […]  More

IBC 2016: VITEC debuts HEVC/H.265 MGW Ace Decoder

VITEC has debuted its compact, professional-grade HEVC/H.265 MGW Ace Decoder at IBC2016. Together with the MGW Ace Encoder, the appliances provide the industry’s first entirely portable, hardware-based, end-to-end 4:2:2 HEVC solution, delivering reliable, error-free, low-latency, and bandwidth-efficient streams suitable for IPTV, broadcast, and point-to-point applications.  More

IBC 2016: Wheatstone shows off configurable IP audio console

Wheatstone shows for the first time at IBC a new IP audio broadcast console that takes control surface configuration to a new level. Going far beyond the  “any source to any fader” concept typical of networked consoles, the LXE is a fully flexible control interface with programmable switches, rotary controls, and fader groupings that can […]  More

IBC 2016: Western Digital Corporation, Scale Logic deliver petabyte-scale solution to store, access, and manage content

Helping the world harness the power of data in media workflows, Western Digital Corporation and Scale Logic will showcase their HyperFS enterprise file management solution and the HGST Active Archive System, creating a high-performance file share with active archiving capabilities. The workflow solution delivers petabyte scale for long-term data protection, easy data management, minimal and […]  More

IBC 2016: Akamai focuses on OTT quality and simplicity

Akamai Technologies is demonstrating its portfolio of over-the-top (OTT) video workflow and delivery solutions at IBC. New capabilities on display at Akamai’s IBC stand 5.B49 are designed to further improve live, linear, and on-demand online video at 4K quality through improved performance and faster delivery at broadcast-level scale.  More

IBC 2016: Studer by Harman unveils Glacier series of customizable broadcast audio control surfaces

Studer by Harman announced the new Glacier Series of customizable audio control surfaces, enabling broadcast and production facilities to adapt to a variety of applications and enhance overall efficiency. Two streamlined modules and an intuitive multi-touch graphical user interface make it easy to address different use cases and deploy the console in various configurations throughout […]  More

IBC 2016: Scale Logic advances software-driven IP workflows with NewTek NDI

Scale Logic, Inc. (SLI) announced support for software-driven IP workflows using NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI). Joining both the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows, SLI will integrate NDI into both SYNERGY and the Genesis product line, making them recognizable as a source by […]  More

IBC Spotlight: Scale Logic CEO Herzan commits to NDI for IP, forecasts future of object storage

Scale Logic firmly planted its flag on the IP landscape at IBC this week, announcing that it will now support software-driven IP workflows using NewTek’s Network Device Interface. SLI will integrate NDI into both SYNERGY and the Genesis product line, making them recognizable as a source by any other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to […]  More

Vinten Vantage adds flexibility to PTZ camera and lens choice

Vinten is focusing on the PTZ product arena with a robotic head that can be used with a relatively free choice of cameras and lenses for better quality and flexibility. Talking to Neil Gardner, Vitec’s robotics and automation product manager, SVG Europe was keen to establish the extent of camera and lens options that can […]  More

IBC Q&A: Grass Valley’s Shah discusses strategic thinking, increasing industry confidence in IP operation

Little more than five months ago, Grass Valley was joined by Neerav Shah — a broadcast-industry stalwart with more than 25 years of experience in product development, marketing, operations and business development — in the role of senior VP, strategic marketing. In this new role, Shah will work closely with his team to refine Grass Valley’s […]  More

IBC Q&A: Pliant Technologies’ Rosen on how CrewCom changes the game for comms

At NAB 2016 in April, CoachComm launched professional-products division Pliant Technologies as part of its effort to differentiate its production-intercom portfolio with its well-known coaching-comms products. Pliant’s first product, CrewCom, is a highly scalable, distributed-architecture platform that aims to reimagine the way live-production teams think about intercom operations. According to Pliant, CrewCom’s distributed architecture, which […]  More

IBC 2016: Avid intros sports-production packages, NEXIS E5 server

Avid has introduced an integrated, end-to-end sports-production system designed to cover every type of production, from small and midsize studio organizations  to large broadcasters and remote productions. The core of the system is the Avid MediaCentral Platform, the new sports workflow that integrates a range of Avid tools into a single system.  More

IBC Q&A: Aspera’s Michelle Munson discusses FASPStream’s sports potential, ‘disruptive’ delivery innovation

With the launch of Aspera’s FASPStream at IBC 2016, the file-transfer specialist highlights the scope for international video delivery over IP with delays as low as a couple of hundred milliseconds. Michelle Munson, Aspera’s president and CEO, elaborated on the potential of FASPStream in discussion with SVG Europe… How do you identify the outlook for FASPStream […]  More

FOX SPORTS Australia selects IBM Aspera for content delivery

IBM today confirmed that FOX SPORTS Australia Pty Limited has selected high-speed file-transfer solutions from IBM Aspera to streamline and accelerate the content-sharing capabilities of global providers. FOX SPORTS broadcasts more than 13,000 hours of live sports programming every year across the network’s seven channels, in addition to quality programming it sources from outlets all […]  More

‘The chessboard has been jolted badly since Brexit,’ says co-founder of new consultancy Optima

Optima is a new consultancy partnership set up by Nick Doff, Alan Mercer, and Helena Brewer, who chose IBC 2016 to showcase their venture. “IBC is the only place where commercial realists gather to devise ambitious but realistic propositions,” said founding partner Nick Doff. “It’s similar to MIPTV and MIPCOM: real decision-makers come here to […]  More

NewsMaker Systems adopts software-driven IP workflows with NewTek NDI

NewsMaker Systems has announced support for software-driven IP workflows using NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI). NewsMaker Systems will integrate NDI into its products and take advantage of sources made available within the pool of sources and media connected by other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to a standard Ethernet local area network. At IBC 2016, […]  More

IBC Spotlight: FileCatalyst President John Tkaczewski on NBC’s Rio Efforts and Central v3.7

FileCatalyst arrives at IBC 2016 in Amsterdam on a hot streak, having played a key role in NBC Olympics’ production of Rio 2016 as a high-speed file-transfer tool between Rio and the U.S. At IBC, FileCatalyst is demoing FileCatalyst Central v3.7, which was used by NBC Olympics in its coverage of the Games in Rio and two years prior in […]  More

IBC 2016: Harmonic aims to improve compression for OTT with EyeQ

Harmonic announced EyeQ, a real-time video compression optimization solution that delivers a superior viewing experience on internet-connected devices while reducing OTT bitrates by approximately 50 percent. An enhancement for the software-based Harmonic PURE Compression Engine, EyeQ directly improves the bottom line for video content and service providers through reduced network delivery and storage costs, an […]  More

IBC 2016: Vislink intros new reverse video receiver for camera operators

With live performances requiring graphics — from phone numbers to live scores — getting these to appear on screen in the right position is vital to making sure the audience never misses a goal, or a caption never obscures someone’s performance. To eradicate errors from this process, Vislink has added Vislink ViewBack to its range […]  More

IBC 2016: Irdeto secures MEDIA BROADCAST’s new portable USB device for pay TV content, partners with MStar

Irdeto has been selected by MEDIA BROADCAST as the end-to-end security provider for its new USB device, which will enable live HD content to be viewed on PCs by German customers. MEDIA BROADCAST already offers its new freenet TV digital terrestrial television (DTT) and hybrid services through STB and CI Plus modules, but this USB […]  More

IBC 2016: Ericsson, UKTV partner to deliver UK’s first virtualized live event broadcast

Ericsson is working with UKTV, the country’s biggest multichannel broadcaster, to deliver the UK’s first virtualized live event broadcast. Ericsson’s Virtualized Live Playout service will help UKTV launch and broadcast live events on its award-winning network of channels, which includes the UK’s most watched non-public service broadcasting channel, Dave.  More

IBC 2016: Riedel’s MediorNet Control App adds simultaneous routing, communications capabilities to SmartPanel

With its introduction of the MediorNet Control App for the company’s innovative RSP-2318 SmartPanel multifunctional user interface, Riedel Communications has closed the loop between communications and real-time media routing. In addition to linking the SmartPanel directly into the Riedel MediorNet media network as a dedicated control panel, the new MediorNet Control App — in combination […]  More

IBC 2016: Atomos launches Shogun Inferno with 4Kp60 HDR recording, strategic G-Technology partnership

The Shogun Inferno monitor recorder from Atomos is shipping this month and with it a raft of new IBC feature announcements that includes Arri and Panasonic HDR Raw recording, expanded PQ and HLG compatibility for playback to HDR screens, and wider support from editing packages for mobile HDR editing. A new partnership with G-Technology is […]  More

IBC 2016: YouTube Space London goes IP with Evertz, Ross Video, and Solid State Logic

At IBC 2016, Evertz, Ross Video, and Solid State Logic have announced their participation in the launch of YouTube Space London.  YouTube Space London opened their 20,000 sq. ft state-of-the-art facility in August 2016 for collaboration, learning and production for their YouTube creator community in London and Europe.  The IP-based production facility uses 10GbE to […]  More

IBC 2016: Broadcast Pix completes acquisition of ioGates

Broadcast Pix has completed its acquisition of ioGates, an innovator in cloud-based video production. Prior to the acquisition, the two companies partnered to develop the new BPNet cloud-based IP media workflow and storage system, which will be demonstrated at IBC 2016 (Stand 7.B21) Sept. 9-13 at RAI Amsterdam.  More

Q&A: Blackmagic Design’s Simon Westland discusses Fairlight acquisition

IBC 2016 has been characterised by a wealth of notable acquisitions, not least by Blackmagic Design, which has announced its purchase of both keying specialist Ultimatte and pro-audio veteran Fairlight. The second acquisition is particularly interesting given Fairlight’s challenging trajectory in recent years: it has changed hands several times while attempting to revise its business […]  More

IBC 2016: France’s Atlantis Television invests in Telestream Vantage platform

Telestream announced that Atlantis Television, France’s largest production company, recently invested in its Vantage media processing and workflow automation platform. Based just outside Paris, Atlantis Television produces a wide variety of shows and supplies programmes to all the leading television channels in France, to BBC and ITV in the UK and to Endemol in Netherlands. […]  More

IBC 2016: Evertz, Ikegami announce development on 25GbE

At IBC 2016, Evertz and Ikegami announced the development of 25GbE products for IP-based live production.  The introduction of 25GbE enables IP-based live production to support uncompressed UHD production over a single interface. With two and half times the capacity of 10GbE, 25GbE allows for eight uncompressed 3G-SDI or two uncompressed 12G-SDI for UHD, or […]  More

IBC 2016: Korean Baseball Organization enhances video replay across nine stadiums with Grass Valley

For the past two years, the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) has been relying on third-party broadcast feeds to review close plays and make important decisions that can affect the outcome of each game. With little control or consistency in this process, KBO was looking for a way to improve and standardize its video replay process […]  More

IBC 2016: Avid intros integrated sports solutions, audio editing tools

Avid announced integrated, end-to-end sports solutions that cover every type of production, from small and mid-sized studio organizations, all the way to large broadcasters and remote productions. Powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform, the new sports workflow provides best of breed tools tightly integrated into a single powerful solution. The sports workflow solution offers everything […]  More

IBC 2016: Aperi Media Function Virtualisation records big win in Asia-Pacific telecoms

IP media-processing company Aperi is providing a major Asia-Pacific–based global service provider with its integrated native IP live media network and processing platform. Building on recent implementations, including a 4K/UHD live IP remote production during the EURO 2016 football championships, Aperi will help the telecommunications leader achieve its vision of virtualised media and network functions […]  More

IBC 2016: Imagine Communications shows working interop based on AIMS collaboration

At IBC, Imagine Communications is showing interoperability in action on its booth, demonstrating that the transition to IP is happening and working, sitting on a backbone provided by companies from the AIMS Alliance. Imagine Communications Vice President EMEA Mathias Eckert explained to SVG how the company sees the current scenario with regard to the IP […]  More

IBC 2016: Red Hot Elemental takes virtual route to the show

Elemental has announced at IBC that it provided the encoding solution for a live streamed, 360˚ video concert. The event held in Berlin on Tuesday captured the Red Hot Chili Peppers live in concert at the Kraftwerk Berlin and gave fans at the venue and across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland an unprecedented view of the […]  More

IBC Q&A: Cobalt Digital’s McAlpine discusses ImmediaTV acquisition and the future roadmap

In an effort to accelerate growth of its IP product line, Cobalt Digital announced on the opening day of IBC 2016 its acquisition of Silicon Valley-based video-compression/transport/processing supplier ImmediaTV. The move doesn’t come as a total shock, as both companies are openGear vendors and have teamed up in recent years to create bundled solutions for mutual […]  More

IBC 2016: Haivision, NGCodec collaborate on high-performance HEVC/H.265 encoding applications

Haivision and NGCodec, a Silicon Valley technology company focused on HEVC/H.265 codec development, announced that they have strategically partnered towards delivering optimized video encoding solutions for high performance network video applications. The agreement established the framework for cooperation and for licensing of NGCodec HEVC/H.265 technology within Haivision’s solutions.  More

IBC 2016: Eutelsat bolsters video competence through partnership with V-Nova

Eutelsat Communications announced it is taking a minority stake in V-Nova, a London-based expert in advanced video compression technology. Eutelsat and V-Nova also plan to enter into a commercial partnership focused on satellite video transmission markets, where Eutelsat will exclusively distribute V-Nova’s PERSEUS-powered compression solutions in jointly defined offers for pre-agreed markets.  More

IBC 2016: NewTek, Wowza deliver global and local media distribution platform

NewTek and Wowza Media Systems launched the MDS, a real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery platform. The MDS is a fully integrated hardware and software solution merging NewTek’s live production technology with the Wowza streaming software in a 1RU footprint. The result is the industry’s first integrated production system establishing a direct link between the producers […]  More

IBC 2016: Amlogic integrates Dolby Vision into 4K HDR chipsets

Amlogic, in partnership with Dolby Laboratories, announced Dolby Vision integration in Amlogic’s 4K HDR S912 series chipsets. Dolby Vision delivers a dramatic visual experience that brings entertainment to life with astonishing brightness, incomparable contrast, and captivating color. The result is a refined, lifelike image that is more realistic than anything standard displays can produce today.  More

IBC Spotlight: Encompass Digital Media CEO Chris Walters talks CONCACAF, CloudStream, and strategic evolution

Encompass Digital Media hits IBC 2016 on a high note after its Atlanta facility served as the technical-operations and quality-control center for CONCACAF’s Copa América Centenario operation. At IBC, Encompass is highlighting its latest cloud-based platforms — most notably the Cisco-powered CloudStream, which enables content providers to quickly create broadcast-quality multiscreen streams, and ChannelReady, a […]  More

IBC 2016: Ericsson, BT demo cutting-edge live HEVC 4K broadcast

Ericsson, BT Media and Broadcast, and BT Sport will showcase their first-ever live demonstration of a high efficiency video coding (HEVC) contribution link used in the delivery of 4K ultra-high definition television (UHDTV). The high performance single-slice HEVC link will be used to broadcast live rugby matches on BT Sport in 4K ultra-high definition during […]  More

IBC Q&A: Telestream’s Murray on acquisition of Vidcheck and the live-streaming explosion

Telestream arrived at IBC with a new acquisition in hand, having announced a deal for QC specialist Vidcheck prior to the show. Telestream aims to pair that company’s flagship product, Vidchecker file-based automated QC, with its own Vantage media-processing platform to create a more efficient transcoding solution for the market. In addition, Telestream is introducing […]  More

IBC 2016: Net Insight launches virtualized Nimbra VA, ScheduALL Cloud

Net Insight has launched a virtualized version of its Internet Media Transport solution – the Nimbra VA. Adding to the company’s unique approach to Customer and Application Provisioned Networking, the virtualized Nimbra VA lets broadcasters and service providers easily extend their media networks to the cloud.  More

IBC 2016: Tektronix, Nevion showcase technology readiness for live video over IP

As the media industry makes the transition to IP, Tektronix, an innovator of video test and monitoring solutions, is working with leading industry players to showcase technology readiness for the migration to live video over IP. At IBC 2016, the new Tektronix Prism hybrid SDI/IP media analysis platform will be used by Nevion, the award-winning […]  More

IBC 2016: ASPEN Community highlights presence at show

The ASPEN Community is proud to announce that it will have a booth at this year’s IBC 2016. Located in the Hall 8.D12, the booth will host several members of the Community demonstrating interoperability of their ASPEN (SMPTE RDD37:2106) enabled products.  The interoperability demonstration at IBC 2016 is another accomplishment in the long list of […]  More

IBC 2016: Ross Video enhances XPression graphics product line

Ross Video’s XPression product line of real-time motion graphics systems, clip servers, workflow tools, and purpose-built software applications will be showing a number of new offerings and enhancements at IBC 2016 on Ross Stand #11.C10 in Amsterdam.  More

IBC 2016: EVS displays an IP-connected live-production environment

On its booth at IBC, EVS is showcasing an IP-connected live environment with media flows that connect sports venues, broadcast-centre control rooms, and consumers. By connecting the live environment, according to EVS, its technology enables better storytelling and an enriched viewing experience. Introduced this summer, C-Next is the new live connected tool that reflects EVS’s […]  More

IBC 2016: Blackmagic Design acquires Ultimatte, Fairlight; unveils new Teranex AV converter

Blackmagic Design announced its acquisition of Ultimatte, a leader in blue and green screen removal technology for the broadcast television, commercial, and feature film industries. The company also announced its acquisition of Fairlight, which creates professional digital audio products for live broadcast event production, film and television post production, as well as immersive 3D audio […]  More

IBC 2016: Verizon Digital Media Services offers Live Streaming Solution to simplify streaming process

Verizon Digital Media Services announced the availability of its Live Streaming Solution, designed to remove the complexity and high costs for broadcasters, venues, and event producers when streaming live content at scale. The launch of the Live Streaming Solution coincides with key enhancements to the Verizon Digital Media Services platform, including workflow enhancements in the […]  More

IBC 2016: Brainstorm advances software-driven IP workflows with NewTek NDI

Brainstorm Multimedia announced support for software-driven IP workflows using NewTek’s Network Device Interface (NDI). Joining the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows, Brainstorm will integrate NDI into its renowned Infinity Set family of products to be recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled applications and […]  More

IBC 2016: ChyronHego embraces virtual studios with Hybrid acquisition; new graphics tools front and center

ChyronHego opened its IBC 2016 efforts with the finalization of its acquisition of Hybrid, a leading manufacturer of virtual-reality and robotics solutions for the digital-media and broadcast industries. Based in Paris, Hybrid offers a comprehensive line of advanced tracking and trackless virtual-studio and robotic camera-head technologies. According to ChyronHego President/CEO Johan Apel, the technologies offered […]  More

IBC 2016: MX1 shows off complete global service offering

MX1, a global media services company newly formed from the merger of RR Media and SES Platform Services (SPS), presents its complete service offering and new innovative, end-to-end media service platform, MX1 360. MX1, a wholly owned subsidiary of SES, works with leading media businesses to transform content into the ultimate viewer experience for a […]  More

IBC 2016: Clear-Com’s Boster sees wireless and networks in the future of broadcast audio

Clear-Com has a clear view of the future, and it’s going to involve wireless and networks. Those are observations of Clear-Com President Bob Boster, who says the company’s recent released FreeSpeak II wireless comms product reflects that. He also sees the Audinate Dante proprietary networking format and the AES67 interoperability standard as pairing to create […]  More

IBC 2016: Telos TV Solutions Group’s Dyster on changing attitudes toward signal transport over IP

Martin Dyster, VP, business development, TV Solutions Group, Telos Alliance (which includes Linear Acoustic), is the first to acknowledge that his extended title reflects the rapid and sometimes serpentine changes that broadcast-signal transport is undergoing. But that’s all for the best if IBC 2016, Sept. 8-13 in Amsterdam, is the “truly big show” he expects […]  More

IBC 2016: Gearhouse Broadcast eyes U.S. market with supertruck, completes London Stock Exchange project

Gearhouse Broadcast is building a 4K supertruck that will be available for use throughout the U.S. as the company looks to expand its presence. Based in Los Angeles, the new mobile unit has been commissioned to add to Gearhouse’s mobile business in the region, which has experienced continued growth in recent years. It is being […]  More

IBC 2016: Cobalt acquires ImmediaTV

Cobalt Digital has acquired ImmediaTV, a Silicon Valley company focused on IP-centric video-processing solutions in both openGear and standalone formats for broadcast, event, streaming, and IPTV applications. The two companies have worked together closely for several years, creating bundled solutions for mutual customers. By acquiring ImmediaTV’s products and video-compression expertise, Cobalt can accelerate the growth […]  More

IBC 2016: TV Skyline commits to Grass Valley LDX 86 cameras

TV Skyline GmbH has built a reputation as one of the most innovative service providers for television and broadcasting in the region. Its fleet of HD OB vans is equipped with the latest, highest-quality broadcast technology to support sport, entertainment, and event productions. Now, with the addition of 21 new cameras from Grass Valley, a Belden […]  More

IBC 2016: Riedel reveals two acquisitions, highlights partnership with Cisco

There was no chainsaw involved in his presentation this time — the power tool having made a memorable contribution to a press call at NAB 2016 — but Riedel Communications founder Thomas Riedel’s IBC Day 1 media briefing was highly eventful nonetheless, with news of multiple acquisitions and a significant corporate partnership. In recent months, […]  More

IBC 2016: Sony intros highlighted by 4K POV camera, HDR/SDR converter

Sony’s IBC stand is highlighted by two new products that they company says will allow professionals to seamlessly incorporate high dynamic range (HDR) and high frame rate (HFR) content into a 4K live sports production workflow. The first development is the HDC-P43 POV camera that uses the same imager and camera circuitry as Sony’s HDC-4300 and […]  More

IBC 2016: AJA Video Systems now shipping U-TAP USB 3.0 ingest devices

AJA Video Systems is shipping U-TAP HDMI and U-TAP SDI, which offer high-quality HD/SD capture through a bus-powered USB 3.0 port. The U-TAP products offer a simple, cost-effective and portable solution for plug and play capture that is compatible with OS X and Windows, and a broad range of software applications. From video conferencing to […]  More

IBC 2016: Adobe shows off VR, character animation, and 3D innovations

Adobe revealed a series of innovations coming soon in Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Marketing Cloud. Keeping pace with high velocity content demands across both new and traditional platforms, Adobe will showcase advancements in VR, 3D, motion graphics, and character animation supported by tools to deliver, measure and monetize TV and film content across multiple […]  More

IBC 2016: Cisco helps global customers be bullish on 4K

At IBC 2016, a full scope of industry players spanning the pay TV, OTT, and media landscape are gathered to share and explore the latest innovations driving strategies for creation, management and delivery of entertainment content. A common interest among most conference goers is the evolving consumer experience, and how to meet demands for what […]  More

IBC 2016: TSL Products showcases uncompressed video over IP audio monitor

TSL Products will demonstrate the world’s first uncompressed video over IP (S2022-6) audio monitors at IBC2016 on stand 10.B41. The new PAM-IP range is designed to smooth the transition to an IP based workflow and is ideally suited to meet the needs of any facility involved in the production and transmission of live productions (such […]  More

IBC 2016: Harmonic, NASA release 360-degree immersive virtual reality experience

Harmonic and NASA have released a 360-degree immersive virtual reality (VR) viewing experience to the public, featuring exclusive astronaut training footage in UHD. The stunning NASA VR/360 video offers three different perspectives of astronauts as they complete space-walk training for future missions to the International Space Station (ISS). The video is available for viewing on […]  More

IBC 2016: Primestream spotlights new FORK v5.5, Xchange v5.0 tools

At IBC 2016, Primestream (Stand 7.D21) will demonstrate its Dynamic Media Management solution integrating workflow from capture, production, and management through to delivery of all types of assets. New at IBC are Virtual Reality/360 workflows, enhancements to 4K, MXF workflows, and enhanced integration with Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud, Avid Media Composer, and Apple Final Cut Pro […]  More

IBC 2016: Western Digital, Atmos join forces to streamline 4K and HDR creative workflow process

G-Technology, a premium storage brand by Western Digital and Atomos, a provider of smart 4K and HD video production tools, announced a suite of storage solutions designed to streamline the content creation process.  The new solutions include the ev Series Reader Atomos Master Caddy Edition, the Atomos Master Caddy 4K by G-Technology and the Atomos […]  More

IBC 2016: Ross Video acquires Abekas

Ross Video announced the acquisition of Abekas, adding core video server technology, replay, and profanity delay systems into their product portfolio.  More

IBC 2016: Aspera highlights live streaming deployments of FASPStream

Aspera, an IBM company will demonstrate the innovative FASPStream software, selected by Betrader to power their Live Channel service to stream live sporting events from remote locations over commodity internet, and INNOVATIVEi, a creative agency specializing in branding and communication, to stream live broadcast-quality video globally for the Ballet Royalty Gala and the Mecum Auto […]  More

IBC 2016: Reality Check Systems acquires equity stake in Singular

Reality Check Systems (RCS) has taken an equity stake in Singular, a company reimagining real-time graphics production for OTT. As part of the deal, RCS will collaborate with Singular on the development of Singular Live, a cloud-based platform for creating and delivering personalized, interactive graphics across a range of connected devices.  More

IBC 2016: tpc switzerland ag turns to Sony, arvato Systems to commission Media Explorer

tpc switzerland ag, the technical service provider of Swiss broadcaster Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF), has commissioned Media Explorer in order to modernise its workflow and production processes. Media Explorer, which is based on a combination of the Sony Media Backbone Conductor and the VPMS media asset management system from arvato Systems, will allow advanced […]  More

IBC 2016: Evertz takes part in IP interoperability demos in Amsterdam

For IBC 2016, Evertz will be participating in a number of IP interoperability demonstrations.  Evertz, with its Software Defined Video Networking (SDVN) solutions, continues to demonstrate its commitment to open formats and standards for uncompressed video, audio, and metadata over IP.   More

IBC 2016: Vizrt integrates with Adobe applications, shows off efficient new workflows

At IBC 2016, Vizrt will demonstrate the latest integrations of the company’s graphics and asset management tools with the Adobe professional video applications. The new workflows, which will be presented on the Vizrt stand (7.A20) at the show, give editors and production teams a user-friendly, collaborative graphics and video editing experience using a new generation […]  More

IBC 2016: Lawo V__matrix makes European debut at show

At IBC 2016, Lawo (Stand 8.B50) will be presenting their solutions for IP video core infrastructure and IP-based remote productions. In addition to new features in the existing V__line product range, the European debut of V__matrix, a software-defined IP-based video routing and processing platform, will be a show highlight.  More

IBC 2016: SIS Live, Telstra partner to expand connectivity network in Asian market

Broadcast connectivity expert SIS LIVE announced a partnership with Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company, to expand their connectivity network throughout the Asia Pacific region. This gives SIS LIVE the ability to distribute content across Asia via Telstra’s market-leading submarine fibre cable network and teleports in Hong Kong and Sydney – the largest commercial teleports […]  More

IBC 2016: VIDELIO – Media to show off AMP Visual TV’s Millennium Signature 12

VIDELIO – Media will be at IBC 2016 to present its media solutions and broadcast expertise. The company’s experience in the broadcast industry enables it to deliver leading-edge A/V media solutions from 4K over IP technology, outside broadcast vehicles, full turnkey TV playout centers, to bespoke IT solutions for content management, to content publishing.  More

IBC 2016: NewTek launches production system designed specifically for IP video

NewTek introduced the NewTek IP Series, a software-driven, modular video production system with virtually limitless access to video sources and video mixing options. Designed to work cohesively in an ecosystem, the NewTek IP Series is the first large production system designed for IP video while also fully backwards compatible with SDI; using separate scalable high-performance components […]  More

IBC 2016: Studer by Harman intros Micro Series mixing, production system

Studer by Harman introduced the new Studer Micro Series digital audio mixing and production system. The Studer Micro Series is a compact and flexible broadcast solution that is ideal for a variety of applications, from radio and TV broadcast to production studios and ENG/DSNG. Comprised of the core unit, graphical user interface and optional fader […]  More

IBC 2016: Imagine Communications debuts shared storage system

Imagine Communications introduced Imagine Communications IOX Storage, an all-purpose shared storage approach optimised for its Versio playout and automation and Telurio Over-the-Top (OTT) and cloud DVR solutions. Versio IOX Storage and Telurio IOX Storage enable media companies to seamlessly and cost-efficiently expand the performance, scale, flexibility, reliability, and collaborative capabilities of their media storage operations.   More

Telestream Acquires QC Specialist Vidcheck

Telestream has acquired of UK-based Quality Control (QC) technology specialist, Vidcheck. Established in 2009, Vidcheck is a developer of automated QC solutions within file-based production workflows. Its system solutions are used by broadcasters, facilities and content owners worldwide, such as ITV, BBC, CBS and many others. The privately funded acquisition is complete and the new combined company […]  More

IBC 2016: ChyronHego Introduces LyricX 2.0

At IBC2016, ChyronHego is unveiling version 2.0 of LyricX, the company’s graphics creation and playout solution. The latest version adds powerful usability enhancements and even greater performance to LyricX, which broke ground earlier this year as an all-new, 64-bit release of ChyronHego’s flagship Lyric PRO platform.  More

IBC 2016: Akamai to Focus on OTT Quality and Simplicity

Content delivery network (CDN) services provider Akamai Technologies (stand 5.B49), plans to demonstrate its portfolio of over-the-top (OTT) video workflow and delivery solutions at IBC 2016. New capabilities on display at Akamai’s IBC stand are designed to further improve live, linear and on-demand online video at 4K quality through improved performance and faster delivery at […]  More

IBC 2016: Signiant to Demo Accelerated File Transfer Solutions

At IBC 2016, Signiant Inc, (stand 14.L08) will be demonstrating product enhancements across its accelerated file transfer portfolio, all designed to support Media & Entertainment companies’ imperative to leverage new technologies and respond to a rapidly changing business environment.  More

IBC 2016: Brainstorm’s New Infinity Set Set To Star

Brainstorm Multimedia will showcase at IBC 2016 the virtual presentation called From Leonardo to Ricardo, an amazing visual history of virtual technology from its origins in the 15th century to the present day. This presentation, originally showcased at NAB 2016, introduces the  latest features of Brainstorm’s Infinity Set virtual set application enhanced by graphics and other content created […]  More

IBC 2016: Tektronix Brings New HDR, WCG Support to Waveform Monitors

At IBC 2016, Tektronix, an industry-leading innovator of video test and monitoring solutions, will be unveiling new product features and capabilities to help the industry get the most out of technologies like 4K, high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG), video over IP, and adaptive bit rate (ABR).  More

IBC 2016: Leader to show latest test and measurement innovations

Leader Electronics Europe (stand 12.A10) will demonstrate the latest additions to its range of broadcast-quality test and measurement equipment at IBC. Taking centre stage will be the LV5490 4K/UHD/3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SD-SDI broadcast test and measurement platform.  More

IBC 2016: SGL unveils major new FlashNet features

SGL is demonstrating the latest version of its FlashNet archive, which will be shown for the first time in Europe, at IBC 2016.  Providing broadcasters, post production facilities, and news/sport organizations with reliable, scalable solutions with substantial cost and workflow benefits, FlashNet now includes a number of key new features.  More

IBC 2016: Imagine Comms makes enhancements to Versio playout solution

Imagine Communications is introducing multiple enhancements to its award-winning Versio native IP playout solution at IBC 2016. A next-generation automation system that is deeply integrated into the Versio platform’s open and flexible architecture headlines a suite of enhancements designed to provide broadcasters and other media companies with an agile and future-ready integrated playout solution optimized […]  More

IBC 2016: Masstech, LiveU partner to integrate acquisition, production, newsroom workflows

Masstech (stand 2.A41) and LiveU (stand 3.B62) have forged a partnership to streamline the path between remote contribution and subsequent television newsroom non-linear workflows. Tightly integrating both companies’ award-winning solutions, the combination dramatically reduces the time and effort required to move live ENG (electronic newsgathering) content into production workflows and make it available to journalists.  More

IBC 2016: BT to unveil UHD links truck

BT will unveil the latest Ultra High Definition (UHD) outside broadcasting links truck at this year’s IBC conference in Amsterdam. The vehicle will be used by BT’s Media and Broadcast (BT M&B) division to broadcast BT Sport’s live coverage of the Round 2 AVIVA Premiership Rugby Matches in 4K.  More

IBC 2016: IABM, AIMS to deliver IP Interoperability Zone

IABM has joined forces with AIMS to deliver a major new initiative at IBC – the IBC IP Interoperability Zone. Supported by the AES, AMWA, EBU, SMPTE and VSF, the IBC IP Interoperability Zone will feature real-world demonstrations of interoperation between a large number of different manufacturers’ IP system components, all based on the JT-NM […]  More

Vizrt to showcase journalist-operated live production system

At IBC 2016, Vizrt will present  two automation workflows that 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, and a commercial production workflow created for pop-up channels and master control rooms. With Viz Opus, one […]  More

Evertz to introduce Facility 2020

The broadcast facility continues to evolve to meet the needs of the rapidly changing media landscape.  With broadcasters deploying IP throughout their facility, a paradigm shift will be realised on how assets and resources are deployed and workflows are managed. Broadcasters will leverage IP and virtualization to create facilities that are flexible, agile, and efficient.  At […]  More

Telestream announces Wirecast Gear live production and streaming system

Telestream has announced Wirecast Gear, a portable computer workstation fully configured for live event production and streaming. The easy-to-use system allows anyone to broadcast professional live productions in a matter of minutes with a fully configured system built for live event streaming. Wirecast Gear comes installed with Wirecast Pro live streaming production software. It is […]  More

IBC 2016: As Industry Transitions, Imagine Comms To Showcase Latest IP Offerings,

Imagine Communications (Stand 4.A01) will utilize IBC 2016 to spotlight the current state of the media and entertainment industry’s evolution to a new technology foundation and how its solution can help broadcasters, service providers, and other media companies accelerate the modernization of their production, playout, and distribution facilities. IBC 2016 will also be the venue for Imagine Communications, a […]  More

IBC 2016: Live Production OB-BOX With New Hitachi 4K Camera

Hitachi Kokusai Electric (Stand 12.F38) will demonstrate its comprehensive broadcast system solutions capability stretching from broadcast and professional video camera systems to its revolutionary OB-BOX concept, mobile transmission vehicles and the latest developments in broadcast antenna systems. At IBC, Hitachi will showcase its Live Production OB-BOX equipped with the company’s new 4MOS sensor technology 4K production camera; 3MOS 1080p […]  More

IBC 2016: Harmonic Plans First VR Demo with Native UHD Resolution

On Stand 1.B20, Harmonic will showcase what it claims as the industry’s first native UHD virtual reality (VR) technology demonstration in collaboration with Dutch research institute TNO. Powered by TNO’s world-class HEVC tiling technology, which enables efficient distribution of VR content at very high quality over existing content delivery networks, the groundbreaking demo will enable […]  More

IBC 2016: ‘Content Your Way’ Provided by Grass Valley

On Stand 1.D11 Grass Valley will demonstrate integrated solutions that make it easy for customers to create, control and connect content wherever, however and whenever it is consumed. With a number of new solutions designed for live production, news, content delivery and networking, Grass Valley leads the way with products that help professionals meet their […]  More

IBC 2016: Gearhouse Broadcast and Aperi to Showcase Native-IP Clean Switching

Specialist broadcast solutions provider Gearhouse Broadcast will highlight new technology from Aperi as part of an ongoing commitment to understand 4K and IP video infrastructures and remote production. The proof of concept workflow installation is another example of Gearhouse being at the forefront of adopting new technology that’s changing the broadcast industry, following similar recent […]  More

IBC 2016: Ericsson Sets Out ‘TV as a Service’ Vision

At IBC on Stand 1.D61 Ericsson will showcase how its new solutions, launches and innovation concepts underpin its ‘TV as a Service’ vision which creates opportunity for customers to continually transform television and delight viewers across the continually evolving and complex media landscape. For many years Ericsson has identified and addressed industry trends and succeeded […]  More

IBC 2016: Elemental to Showcase Software-Defined Video Advances

At IBC 2016 Elemental Technologies will highlight video production, distribution and monetization advancements, both on-premises and in the cloud, to help video providers address transformative change sweeping the media and entertainment industry. Elemental and Amazon Web Services will exhibit together in Stand 5.C80. To help video providers address viewer demand for the content they want, […]  More

IBC 2016: Avid to Unveil Innovations Around MediaCentral, Nexis Family and Sports Production

At IBC 2016 Stand 7.J20 Avid will unveil several MediaCentral Platform innovations, new products and product enhancements to help customers address business challenges and stay ahead of the competition. “In today’s dynamic and rapidly changing media industry, we must push the limits of technology to help our customers stay ahead of the game,” said Jeff […]  More

IBC 2016: Evertz Showcases Facility 2020, Highlights UHD and HDR

The broadcast facility continues to evolve to meet the needs of the rapidly changing media landscape. With broadcasters deploying IP throughout their facility, a paradigm shift will be realised on how assets and resources are deployed and workflows are managed. Broadcasters will leverage IP and virtualization to create facilities that are flexible, agile, and efficient. At IBC […]  More

IBC 2016: Ikegami Focuses on 4K UHD With New Camera, Monitor

4K UHD will form the central element of Ikegami’s exhibit at IBC 2016. Making their IBC debut on stand 12.A31 will be the 4K-native 2/3 inch UHK-430 portable broadcast camera and the HQLM-3120W 31 inch monitor. Also on show will be the revolutionary new HDL-F3000 multi-format ultra-low-light camera and the new MCP-300 Network Master Control […]  More

IBC 2016: VITEC To Debut Compact HEVC Decoder

Making its debut at IBC 2016 will be VITEC’s new MGW Ace Decoder. This professional-grade, compact HEVC/H.265 decoder delivers broadcast-quality decoding of HEVC streams up to 1080p60 4:2:2 10-bit, supporting the most demanding and diverse video streaming use cases.It offers a robust panel of connectivity options and two pairs of audio decode capabilities.  More

IBC 2016: Ross Video Heads to Amsterdam With Focus on Smart Production

Under the Smart Production banner, Ross Video will show how its technologies, services and expertise can help customers achieve their creative, business, and technical goals at IBC 2016. Ross demonstrations at IBC will show complete systems and workflows for Virtual Sets, Galleries, Automated Production Control, Graphics Creation & Playout, News Editorial, Stadium Displays, Studio Robotics, […]  More

IBC 2016: ChyronHego Welcomes Click Effects Product Family, Plans to Intro CAMIO Universe

As media companies continue to grapple with the challenges of migrating away from proprietary hardware models and toward IT-centric, software-based operations, they need integrated solutions that will deliver the highest rate of return.  At IBC 2016, ChyronHego will showcase the solutions and workflows that are easing the path to all-IP operations for its broadcast customers.  More

IBC 2016: Artel Video Systems to show off latest DigiLink, FiberLink capabilities

With a new location in Hall 10, Stand 10.B20, at IBC2016, Artel Video Systems will showcase a comprehensive range of media transport solutions designed for broadcast, government, higher education, house of worship, sports, and telco applications. Artel will feature the newest capabilities in its flagship DigiLink Media Transport Platform and FiberLink fiber-optic transmission product lines.  More

IBC 2016: Barnfind Technologies to intro record number of new products

Barnfind Technologies, manufacturer of a multi-functional, signal neutral fiber transport platform, will introduce broadcasters and production professionals to a record-breaking number of new and enhanced products at IBC 2016 in Hall 3, Stand B19. Additions and upgrades will be debuted that will add significant features and functionality to the Company’s core BarnOne and BarnMini families.  More

IBC 2016: Haivision Makito X video encoder features dual-channel HEVC encoding

Haivision announces the Makito X HEVC video encoder, extending the industry leading Makito X H.264 capabilities with dual-channel HEVC encoding and increasing the quality and efficiency of IP video streaming. The Makito X HEVC video encoder, with compact size, weight and power (SWaP), and powerful encoding performance, is designed for low latency video backhaul and transmission applications […]  More

IBC 2016: Primestream plans to demo latest features of Dynamic Media Management solution

At IBC 2016, Primestream will demonstrate its Dynamic Media Management solution integrating workflow from capture, production, and management through to delivery of all types of assets. The latest features include Virtual Reality/360 workflows, enhancements to 4K, MXF workflows, metadata logging and enhanced integration with Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, and Apple Final Cut Pro […]  More

IBC 2016: NewTek to highlight growing community of NDI users

At IBC 2016, NewTek (stand 7.K11) will continue to demonstrate Network Device Interface (NDI), the enabling technology that allows multiple video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP, and to encode, transmit, and receive many streams of high quality, low latency, frame-accurate video and audio in real time. More than 1,000 companies have […]  More

IBC 2016: Cobalt takes wraps off new fiber, SDI-over-IP offerings

At IBC 2016, Cobalt Digital (stand 10.B44) will highlight new tools to assist in monetizing content, including the new +SCTE104-FAST option that adds frame-accurate DPI trigger insertion to the already extreme flexibility and density of the openGear and BBG-1000 Series of audio, video, and data signal processors. The ANC-MON series of ancillary data decode and display […]  More

IBC 2016: Dalet set to demo latest Galaxy, Brio and AmberFin enhancements

Dalet Digital Media Systems will be demonstrating its advanced media management and workflow solutions at the 2016 IBC Show (stand 8.B77). Attendees can book a private demonstration or workflow consultation with a Dalet expert to learn how enhancements to the Dalet Galaxy, Brio and AmberFin platforms can help them better create, manage and distribute content.  More

IBC 2016: Quantum to showcase latest Xcellis shared-storage capabilities

Quantum will showcase the capabilities of its StorNext platform across the full media lifecycle, including production, delivery and archive workflows, and content management. The company’s IBC2016 stand (7.B26) will feature demonstrations of content transcoding and delivery with object storage, the use of hybrid flash and disk storage in combination to enable frame-based animation creation and stream-based […]  More

IBC 2016: Globecast launching new remote-production service, multi-tenant video headend solution

At IBC 2016, Globecast (Stand 1.A29) is launching a new remote production service, turning the concept of traditional supply of a “ready to broadcast” feed from venues on its head. Content owners will now be able to select from multiple “source feeds” at their own global locations, allowing them to create bespoke programming on their own […]  More

IBC 2016: Clear-Com to debut first-ever integrated-fibre wireless intercom system

At this year’s IBC, Clear-Com (Stand #10.D29) will unveil FreeSpeak II-Base II, the new FreeSpeak II wireless base station, and the new fibre capable FreeSpeak II Splitter box (FSII-SPL). These new FreeSpeak II components complement the recently-released beltpacks and transceiver antennas to provide improved coverage, flexibility and reliability for virtually any broadcast production requirements.  More

IBC 2016: SAM to demonstrate market-leading position in IP, 4K and software applications

At IBC, SAM will build upon its leading position and pioneering work in IP, software applications, 4K, and HDR to address media organisations’ changing operational and business needs. Exhibiting in IBC’s new Hall 9 at stand 9.A01, SAM will demonstrate its latest capabilities in 4K and IP sports production workflows; its complete IP product portfolio; […]  More

IBC 2016: GatesAir brings latest high-efficiency over-the-air TV systems

At IBC2016 in Amsterdam, GatesAir, the global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for TV and radio broadcasters, will emphasise operational efficiency and low total cost of ownership for RF operations with its latest high-efficiency transmitters and software-defined exciter – further amplified through GatesAir’s latest breakthrough in cost-, energy- and labour-reducing power amplification technology.  More

IBC 2016: Custom Consoles MediaPost and EditOne take centre stage

Custom Consoles will show the latest additions to its broad range of technical control furniture at IBC2016. These include the MediaPost portable monitor mount which can be used both as a standalone display and to supplement larger multi-screen monitor walls. Exhibiting on stand 8.B38, Custom Consoles will be represented by Neil Reed (managing director), Graham […]  More

IBC 2016: Forscene teams up with OTT Innovator of the Year Guy Tasaka

Forscene will host a presentation by OTT Innovator of the Year, Guy Tasaka at IBC 2016’s Technology in Action Theatre.  The presentation, “Efficiency, speed, innovation – the key ingredients to delivering your breaking news content,” explores how the news industry has adapted for OTT and social delivery, and is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, at […]  More

IBC 2016: Kyrion, TITAN Encoders to Headline ATEME’s Booth

At the upcoming IBC Show in Amsterdam ATEME – provider of HEVC, H.264, MPEG-2 video compression solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT – will be showcasing a host of its products on booth D.71, Hall 1. Key to this year’s focus is two product areas – Kyrion and TITAN.  More

IBC 2016: SGL to showcase latest version of FlashNet content management solution

At IBC 2016, SGL (stand 7.J15) will showcase the latest version of its FlashNet content management solution, which is designed to integrate seamlessly with MAM or automation control systems to provide significant improvements to workflow efficiency without intruding on the users’ familiar desktop. SGL’s Open System Architecture provides broadcasters, post production facilities, and news/sport organisations with reliable, […]  More