NAB 2016

NAB Perspectives: At 45, For-A Charts Path for Future — for Its Customers and the Industry

For-A is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, and, at NAB 2016 last week, the company’s executive team honored the past by introducing a number of products and technologies designed to move the industry forward. Like many manufacturers at the show, the company has customers struggling with which way to go in technology, but For-A […]  More

NAB 2016 in Review: Looking Through the Haze

NAB 2016 is in the books and, for the 103,000 people in attendance, it’s time to pull together notes taken from across the show floor and hopefully be able to answer a simple question from management: what was the big trend at the show this year? As is often the case with simple questions, there is […]  More

NAB Perspectives: Bexel Sees Expertise as Difference Maker

Bexel Global Broadcast Solution’s NAB presence was once again within the larger Vitec Group stand which once again highlighted plenty of technologies but also Bexel’s ability to leverage those technologies with its own engineering, production, and integration expertise. “Our strategy over the past few years has been around specialization and aligning our asset base with our engineering expertise […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: EMC’s Burns on Uncompressed 4K Workflows and the IP Migration

At NAB, EMC announced a variety of workflow enhancements for sports broadcasters, including advances in uncompressed 4K workflows, IP and cloud technologies, and collaborative editing. EMC, Pixspan, Aspera, and NVIDIA demoed uncompressed 4K workflows within an IT infrastructure at the show in an effort to advance digital media workflows with full resolution content over standard […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Haivision’s Maag on HEVC Encoding in Today’s Sports World‬

At the 2016 NAB Show, Haivision showcased a number of products geared toward the “sweet spot” of sports broadcasting. The company demoed its KB series, which introduces 4K/UHD encoding, HEVC/H.265 compression, and new platform form factors. Peter Maag, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer for Haivision shares with SVG’s Brandon Costa the news surrounding the company’s […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Brainstorm’s Montesa on New Features of the Company’s Virtual-Set Technology

At NAB 2016, Brainstorm Multimedia rolled out a 24-ft.-wide virtual-studio theater to showcase the latest features of its Infinity Set virtual-set application enhanced by graphics and other content created by the Aston 3D. The hands-tracking feature — which enables presenters to trigger animations and graphics with the simple hand movements — is part of Brainstorm’s […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: HGST’s Jeff Greenwald on New Object Storage System

At the 2016 NAB Show, archival specialist HGST debuted its new object storage-based HGST Active Archive System, SA-1000 model. The HGST SA-1000 enables smaller object storage footprints with easy-to-manage building blocks to scale capacity as needed. Jeff Greenwald, Senior Director of Market Development for HGST goes inside the new system with SVG’s Brandon Costa.  More

‪SVG@NAB Perspectives: Vizrt’s Stadler Analyzes Viz Story‬

At NAB 2016, Vizrt introduced the new Viz Story, which allows media companies to quickly create real-time, 3D graphics and distribute them online and to social media. The company also showed off the data-integration capabilities in its popular Viz Libero platform, as well as its Viz Arena live virtual-enhancement product with new tools for key-frame […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Quantum’s Frederick on StorNext Upgrades and Power of Object Storage

As buzzwords like IP and the cloud swirled around the Las Vegas Convention Center, storage and asset management continued to be NAB stalwarts on the show floor. Addressing this steadfast market segment was Quantum, which demonstrated how the expanded capabilities of its StorNext workflow storage platform can maximize efficiencies in ever-evolving media environments. With new formats, […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Aspera’s Quereuil on How FASPStream Streamlines Live Production, Cuts Costs

In the two-plus years since being acquired by IBM, Aspera has continued to build on its core FASP file-transfer technology, which has become popular among multisite and at-home live sports productions. At NAB 2016, that evolution was evident. Aspera unveiled FASPStream, an application-software line designed to enable live streaming of broadcast-quality video globally over commodity […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Tektronix’s Valentine on IP Migration, Explosion of ABR Streaming

In an era of transition like today, monitoring and testing becomes a key link in the video-production chain. Looking to capitalize on the transition, at NAB 2016, Tektronix highlighted new or updated monitoring/analysis products in several bleeding-edge sectors, including SDI-to-IP transition, 4K and high dynamic rate (HDR), HEVC, and adaptive-bitrate (ABR) streaming.  More

NAB 2016: Net Insight Partners with Verimatrix, Accedo; Launches Nimbra Media Gateway

At NAB 2016, Net Insight, a provider of live, interactive and on-demand media transport, announced that the company has entered a partnership with Verimatrix to deliver a OTT solution to the market. Then, Net Insight announced its solution partnership with Accedo, to enhance the live viewing experience in today’s mobile apps. Also, Net Insight launched its […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: PSSI’s Scalici on Demand for At-Home Production, Interest in Trending Technologies

While the NAB Show allows technology decision-makers to kick the tires on new gear, it also provides a forum for networks, leagues, and teams to catch up with the providers of mobile and satellite services. And, for those providers, the show is the perfect stage to discuss their latest projects and newest services while keeping […]  More

NAB 2016; Dalet Brio Provides Smarter Video I/O

Dalet Digital Media Systems demonstrated the smart I/O operations and flexible SDI/IP-based capabilities of its intelligent Dalet Brio platform. In a market moving increasingly away from proprietary hardware-based video servers toward software-based solutions focused on managing the conversion of streams-to-files and files-to-streams, convenient web-based administration with advanced tools for ingest, logging, and studio production enable […]  More

NAB 2016: SAM Demonstrates its 4K, IP, HDR, Software/Virtualization and Monitoring and Workflow

This year at NAB, SAM set the stage for its business-transforming 4K, IP, HDR, software/virtualization, and monitoring and workflow solutions. Drawing on the company’s rich heritage in these areas, SAM demonstrated and introduced key technologies that will lay the foundation for the broadcast workflows of the future, support existing architecture while enabling media organizations to expand into […]  More

NAB 2016: Haivision Announces Live 4K HEVC Encoder

Haivision, which deals with enterprise video and streaming solutions, announces the Haivision KB encoder series. Built on the foundation of the KulaByte encoder/transcoder, the KB series introduces 4K/UHD encoding, HEVC/H.265 compression, and new platform form factors, all leveraging Intel CPU/GPU processing.   More

NAB 2016: Imagine Communications Helps Accelerate Transition to UHD

Imagine Communications is helping broadcasters, content distributors, and other media companies simplify and accelerate their transitions to Ultra High Definition (UHD) and related capabilities by providing a comprehensive and versatile portfolio of UHD-enabled solutions. At the NAB Show, the company demonstrated its support for the latest enhancements, including High Dynamic Range (HDR), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) […]  More

NAB 2016: Audio-Technica Displays Matte-Gray Version of ATH-M50x Monitor Headphones

Audio-Technica showcased ATH-M50xMG professional monitor headphones, a limited-edition matte-gray version of the ATH-M50x and part of its M-Series line. Included cables and storage pouch are gray to match the headphones. Featuring the 45-mm large-aperture drivers. sound-isolating earcups, and robust construction, the ATH-M50xMG headphones are suited to the most critical audio applications, including recording, live sound, […]  More

NAB 2016: Ooyala Intros Ooyala Flex, Launches Partnership With Facebook

Ooyala, a Telstra subsidiary, launched its Ooyala Flex media-logistics solution, which streamlines video production and distribution, cutting costs and helping media companies get content to market faster. The company also announced that it has become an official Media Solutions Partner for Facebook Live.  More

NAB 2016: Grass Valley LDX Series Cameras Have Direct IP Interface

Broadcasters increasingly use IP networks with large bandwidth, and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, offers cameras that make it easier to produce live programming efficiently across those networks. The LDX Series cameras have a direct IP interface on the camera itself, enabling live IP productions. The interface is available for XF-Transmission on the LDX Series and LDX 86 Series cameras […]  More

NAB 2016: Tech Advances You May Have Missed, Part 2

No surprise, NAB 2016 was packed with as much innovation in every product segment as the 2015 edition. So it’s a pleasure to walk to the edges of each hall in search of technology breakthroughs attendees may have missed. Part 1 covered innovations in video and TV technology. Here’s a look at hidden gems in […]  More

NAB 2016: Tightrope Cablecast Adds Software Upgrade, Next-Gen Flex Video Servers

Tightrope Media Systems unveiled version 6.1 of its Cablecast broadcast-automation platform and launched Cablecast Flex, a new generation of multiformat video servers in the Cablecast broadcast automation family. Intended to enhance the way Community TV broadcasters manage and present live and on-demand content to online viewers, the software upgrade adds features that address evolving audience-viewing […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Pronology’s Aroesty on Location Intelligence, Lessons From the Women’s World Cup

Pronology took to the NAB 2016 floor to highlight the latest features and enhancements to its flagship media-asset–management (MAM) system, as well as a new standalone multiresolution encoder dubbed mRes. Chief among the MAM-system enhancements is Location Intelligence, which enables editors, producers, and other users to quickly determine whether needed content is available onsite or […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: SES’s Corda on Satellite-Based CDN Testing, the Rise of 4K/UHD Content

At NAB 2016, SES once again featured a 4K/UHD transmission demo that used the multicasting capability of the DOCSIS 3.0 transmission standard to deliver 4K content from the four North America-based channels relying on SES satellites. In addition, SES announced that it has begun the first phase of content-delivery–network (CDN) development at Rutgers University’s School […]  More

NAB 2016: Tech Advances You May Have Missed, Part 1

by Brian Ring, SVG Contributor  No surprise, NAB 2016 was packed with as much innovation in every product segment as the 2015 edition. So it’s a pleasure to walk to the edges of each hall in search of technology breakthroughs readers may have missed. Four of my favorite innovations this year are ideal for collegiate […]  More

NAB 2016: ChyronHego’s Mark Gederman on LyricX

Among the highlights of ChyronHego’s 2016 NAB presence is LyricX, a new release of the company’s Lyric graphics-creation and playout solution. Based on the Lyric PRO platform, LyricX harnesses 64-bit architecture to offer increased performance in graphics creation and playout.  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Limelight Networks’ Jason Thibeault on the Future of Streaming, Promise of 8K

Limelight Networks, a key player in the sports-video delivery space, is breaking out of its shell at NAB – not only by highlighting solutions like Orchestrate for Media and Broadcasters, but establishing itself as a thought leader capable of understanding and addressing the challenges and obstacles sports broadcasters face. SVG sat down with Senior Director […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: On-Field Sound Is Coming Up Klover

On-field audio has never seen (or heard) bigger demand, and Paul Terpstra has been busy finding new ways to capture it. The president of Klover Products, developer of a series of parabolic sound collectors that can catch sound from the sidelines, says the parabs are increasingly being mounted permanently in some sports venues. He cites […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: NextVR Wrangles Next-Gen Audio’s Issues

The past, present, and future of broadcast-sports audio is sprinkled throughout the exhibit floors at the NAB 2016, as well as in the sun-drenched canyon between the Convention Center halls. And, in that sprawling corral of trucks, trailers, satellite vans, and drones, one vehicle contains a bit of each of those moments in time. NextVR’s […]  More

Zixi Adds Live Linear Service to its Managed Service Offerings

Zixi, the market leader in broadcast quality IP Video contribution, management, and distribution, announced the addition of Zixi Live Linear Managed Service to its suite of Zixi Managed Services (ZMS). The live linear video contribution service provides broadcasters and content owners with an economical alternative to fiber and satellite with the same reliability, uptime, and […]  More

NAB 2016: TVU Alert Service To Be Integrated With AP ENPS

TVU Networks (Booth SU4405) and the Associated Press have partnered to deliver an integrated solution designed to speed notification of breaking news within a broadcast organization. The solution combining AP ENPS multiplatform news-production system and the new TVU Alert service allows mission-critical TVU Alerts to be sent directly to AP ENPS users and enables the […]  More

NAB 2016: Dalet Showcases Dalet Galaxy MAM Platform

Dalet Digital Media Systems (Booth SL3905) is featuring Dalet Galaxy. With 20% of the 15,000+ Dalet end users migrated to Dalet Galaxy, the media-asset–management (MAM) platform has transformed news, sports, production, program, and archive workflows for more than 35 high-profile media organizations and broadcasters worldwide. “Maturity combined with the proven performance of Dalet Galaxy has […]  More

NAB 2016: SES and Rutgers Test Satellite CDN for Streaming, OTT, 5G

SES has announced the first phase of content-delivery–network (CDN) development at Rutgers University’s School of Engineering to demonstrate and measure the effectiveness of SES’s CDN overlay solution in meeting the growing demand for streaming over-the-top (OTT) video.  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Brightcove’s Mike Green on Democratizing OTT

Heading into NAB 2016, Brightcove (Booth SU8516) unveiled its Brightcove OTT Flow over-the-top solution, and the system is garnering attention at its booth. Developed in partnership with user-experience (UX) specialist Accedo, it offers an end-to-end technology solution allowing content distributors to take their content over-the-top in a shorter amount of time and at a lower cost. […]  More

NAB 2016: PESA Expands Product Offerings, Adds Browser-Based Viewing Portal, Adopts MACOM Chipset

PESA Expands Product Offerings, Solidifies Support for IP-Based Workflows PESA, a designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will share important technology announcements and debut several products at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth SL4621), which runs through April 21 in Las Vegas, NV. The company will also […]  More

NAB 2016: Net Insight Launches Nimbra Media Gateway

Net Insight (Booth SU3821) is launching its Nimbra Media Gateway, a fully interoperable SMPTE 2022-based JPEG2000 contribution gateway. Intended to meet the needs of live video-over-IP in multivendor environments, the Nimbra Media Gateway complements the existing Nimbra MSR family, designed for large-scale and high-performing media networks.  More

NAB 2016: Audio-Technica Mics and Headphones Specified by NBC Olympics

NBC Olympics has selected Audio-Technica to provide microphones, broadcast headsets and monitor headphones for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this summer. Audio-Technica products will capture and monitor the audio aspects of the games, from the sounds of the competition itself to the related […]  More

NAB 2016: JVC Debuts Full-Featured DT-N Line of ProHD Broadcast Monitors

JVC Professional Video (Booth C4314), a division of JVCKENWOOD USA, is launching its DT-N line of ProHD broadcast-studio LCD monitors, which integrate extensive professional features. The three new monitors — the 17.3-in. DT-N17F, 21.5-in. DT-N21F, and 23.8-in. DT-N24F — are designed for studio or field use.  More

NAB 2016: Pliant Technologies Intros CrewCom Highly Scalable, Flexible Wireless Intercom

Pliant Technologies (Booth C12719) has launched CrewCom professional wireless intercom. The first product of the new professional products division of CoachComm, CrewCom is based on a new technology platform designed to handle almost any application from simple out-of-the-box solutions to large-scale designs for broadcast, live sound, and industrial environments. It is a versatile communications solution […]  More

Kaltura, Encompass Team Up To Offer Managed OTT TV Solution

Video-technology provider Kaltura and technology-services company Encompass Digital Media have partnered to offer OTT media companies an end-to-end managed-TV platform. The new offering combines Encompass’s media-content–acquisition, –processing, and –distribution services with Kaltura’s multiscreen OTT service management, monetization, and engagement capabilities, The integrated solution enables content owners, networks, and media companies to solidify their direct-to-consumer strategy […]  More

NAB 2016: Oracle Announces New Cloud Storage Options

At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference in Las Vegas, Oracle announced new cloud storage options that enable organizations with large volumes of rich media to store, manage, and retrieve content for one-seventh the cost of any other cloud archive service. By integrating Oracle DIVA, a content storage management application, with Oracle Storage Cloud Service […]  More

Nevion Launches New Baseband to IP Converter Products

Nevion announced the launch of a series of baseband to IP converters in the Flashlink product family, as part of an updated strategy for the company’s baseband broadcast infrastructure offering. The strategy is focused on assisting broadcast organizations making the smooth, incremental transition from baseband to IP.  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Philip Nelson Breaks Down NewTek’s Impact on IP Workflows with NDI and the New TalkShow VS 4000

At the 2016 NAB Show, NewTek debuted the NewTek Connect Pro, a multipurpose software tool designed to seamlessly connect IP video formats, is expounding upon its Network Designed Interface (NDI) to meet the demands of the IP workflow world, and introducing the newest version of its Skype Talkshow line.  More

NAB 2016: ATEME’s Titan Adds Technicolor’s HDR-Distribution Technology, Will Integrate Dolby Vision

ATEME (Booth SU4402) is extending its support for high dynamic range by integrating Technicolor’s enhanced HDR distribution technology into TITAN, its video-transcoding software for live and file applications solutions. The move makes the HDR functionality available to content owners, distributors, and other service providers that use ATEME’s encoding technology. Also, the supplier of video-compression solutions […]  More

NAB 2016: Linear Acoustic Demos Gear for Distributed AoIP; Updates AERO Platforms

Linear Acoustic (Booth SU11921) is featuring new products that apply its loudness-control and upmixing solutions to distributed AoIP audio. In addition, the company has announced an update for its AERO.soft enterprise-wide audio- and loudness-management system, as well as added a 2+2+2+2+2 configuration for the AERO.10 DTV Audio Processor and added a AMX5x2 processing instance, which provides five […]  More

NAB 2016: LiveU Features Live IP Video Solutions

LiveU (Booth C1717) is demonstrating its cost-effective, cloud-based solutions, featuring an exclusive live studio at the booth, and — in collaboration with TWiT.tv, NewTek, and Panasonic — showcasing IP–broadcast technology.  More

NAB 2016: Primestream Dyanmic Media Management Featured at IBM, Hitachi Booths

Primestream is showcasing its Dynamic Media Management solution together with partners at NAB 2016. Key to Primestream’s strategy is the ability to integrate with best in class developers to deliver complete solutions for customer workflows. At this year’s NAB, Primestream can be seen integrated with several major industry products.  More

NAB 2016: EMC Targets Uncompressed 4K, IP/Cloud, VOD, and Collaborative Editing

EMC is highlighting four new media workflow enhancements for content creators, television and sports broadcasters and content delivery providers at NAB 2016 (booth SL9605). 4K production formats, leveraging IP and Cloud technologies, deploying on-demand video services, and collaborative editing are all driving the demand for storage capacity, simplicity, bandwidth, and faster file access.  More

NAB 2016: Sennheiser Showcases Mics for Mobile and Action, Becomes GoPro Developer

Microphones for mobile devices and GoPro cameras and a two-channel camera receiver promising maximum compatibility headline the Sennheiser exhibit (Booth N5729). The audio-equipment specialist has also signed up with the GoPro Developer Program. Mic for Smartphone or Tablet The HandMic digital transforms any smartphone or tablet into a professional recording tool for vocals and speech. […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Diversified’s Kevin Collins on How Acquisitions, Rebrand Enhance Company’s Sports-Venue Expertise

Diversified hit the NAB Show floor this week with an entirely new look and feel; no longer known as Diversified Systems, the company now goes by the streamlined Diversified. (Yes, the punctuation is part of the brand.) With the rebrand, the company has joined its Diversified Media Group and Skyweb Digital Media business with Diversified […]  More

NAB 2016: Joseph Electronics’ CEO Yohay Hahamy Touts New WaveShifter Line; Relishes Distributor Award

It’s another busy NAB Show for Joseph Electronics, where the company has debuted the JFS Waveshifter-4 and Waveshifter-8 series. The product uses optical wavelength-shifting technology to map the two fibers in standard HD cameras to wavelengths in the CDWM spectrum so that they can then be introduced into a CWDM mux.  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Forscene’s Roberts on Closed Captions, Ingest Server, and Audio Innovation

Forscene is emphasizing three major offerings at the show, according to Neil Roberts, head of R&D and support: “closed captions, our newly launched virtual ingest server, and double-system audio. Noting that closed captions and subtitling are legal requirements, particularly in the U.S., and will soon be mandated on the internet, he says, “We now have […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Aveco’s O’Brien on Shaking Up Production Automation With ‘Take 2’

Aveco has been making waves in production automation for several years, always with a focus on live broadcasting. At this year’s NAB, the company switched up its traditional focus in favor of a new production automation platform designed for studio recording. With Take 2 Studio Production Automation, producers and directors can execute their productions in […]  More

NAB 2016: FSU purchases Panasonic AK-HC5000 high-speed cameras

Seminole Productions, the video production unit of Florida State University’s College of Communication and FSU Athletics partner, has purchased eight of Panasonic’s new AK-HC5000 4X high-speed 1080p camera systems. The HC5000s will play an integral role in the major upgrade of FSU’s Doak Campbell football stadium, which includes the creation of two new control rooms […]  More

NAB 2016: Riedel Boosts Density of Smartpanel Interface With New ESP-2324 Expansion Smartpanel

Riedel Communications (Booth C7233) is introducing the ESP-2324 Expansion Smartpanel for the RSP-2318 Smartpanel, a powerful multifunctional user interface. When connected to an RSP-2318 Smartpanel, the compact new keypanel provides an additional 24 keys and four high-resolution multitouch color displays that are easy to read even at wide angles and in bright sunlight.  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Azzurro’s Lowden on New ‘Satellite Truck in a Suitcase’ System

Azzurro Group’s nifty “satellite truck in a suitcase” solution on display at its booth (SU9910) this week promises to be an economical, easy solution for sports-content creators. The Azzurro TX portable transmission system delivers dual HD/SD broadcast-quality transmit and receive over the public internet with low latency. Azzurro TX, which is priced at $28,000, can […]  More

Lawo continues broadcast production technology odyssey with new V__matrix

Unveiled by a host of senior Lawo personnel on the NAB 2016 showfloor yesterday (18 April), the V__matrix is a software-defined IP core routing and processing platform based on data centre principles of flexibility, fabric computing and COTS economics. Designed to provide a completely virtualised real-time production infrastructure, V__matrix leverages multiple cores connected to a […]  More

NAB 2016: Blue Sky’s AMC Room Optimization Nears 150 Units

Acoustics has long been regarded like the weather: something more talked about than managed. That has changed in recent years with the arrival of room-optimization systems that can analyze the acoustical characteristics of a listening or mixing environment and adapt speaker parameters, such as delay and EQ, to accommodate the room’s quirks. One of those, […]  More

NAB 2016: Nothing Official on ATSC 3.0 Audio Yet, But the 2018 Winter Olympics Will Use MPEG-H Format

While the “ATSC 3.0 Consumer Experience” — an exhibit on the show floor co-hosted by the NAB, the Consumer Technology Association, and the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) — is giving NAB 2016 attendees a peek at what they can expect with the recently ratified standard, balloting remains under way regarding which of the two […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Net Insight’s Karlsson on New OTT Streaming Solution, Multiscreen Synchronization

Net Insight (Booth SU3821) is launching its Sye live OTT streaming solution this week. According to the company, Sye allows live content to be streamed with frame-accurate synchronization across any type of screen, including linear TV, with no delay. Net Insight envisions Sye as a solution to avoid the content-delivery delays seen in traditional OTT […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: NeuLion’s Chris Wagner Pulls Back Curtain on 4K Streaming, Digital Analytics

NeuLion has enjoyed a busy 2016, highlighted by the company’s involvement in some big 4K streaming trials, including with Univision Deportes on a Mexican National Team friendly match and with MediaPro on the recent El Classico. At this year’s NAB Show, however, taking centerstage is the company’s growing work in digital analytics.  More

NAB 2016: Elemental Technologies’ Keith Wymbs Says Company Stays Its Course Following Acquisition

At this year’s NAB Show, Elemental Technologies (SU2724) is addressing many of the key trends facing the sports video industry be it high-dynamic range or virtual reality, and even showing off some early prototyping of an 8K video encoding solution. These are all a clear sign that, despite it being six months since the company […]  More

NAB 2016: Vislink Claims World-First With Wireless 4K/UHD System

Vislink has announced its new lightweight 4K/UHD video-encoder system, providing broadcasters with what it says is the world’s first end-to-end wireless 4K/UHD live-video solution. The UltraLite module is specifically designed and optimized for integration with existing 4K/UHD cameras, allowing customers to quickly and cost-effectively upgrade.  More

NAB 2016: Calrec Targets Remote Production, Offers Comprehensive Feature Set in Compact Console

Calrec Audio (Booth C1745) is showcasing RP1, a live-broadcast product that directly addresses the growing need for high-quality content from remote locations; and Brio, a powerful and compact digital broadcast-audio console with a comprehensive feature set supporting a wide range of broadcasters while retaining Calrec levels of quality and customer support.  More

NAB 2016: NewTek Connect Pro Tool Bridges IP, SDI Workflows

NewTek (Booth SL5817) has announced NewTek Connect Pro, a multipurpose software tool designed to seamlessly connect IP video formats, enabling new and existing video-production hardware and software to work together. NewTek Connect Pro provides a simple, affordable bridge for producers and facilities transitioning to IP-based video production workflows that both minimizes expenses, and maximizes opportunities.  More

NAB 2016: EVS Makes IP Advances, Intros Referee Replay System

EVS hits NAB 2016 with continued advances in its IP 4 Live program, the company’s efforts to help customers transition from baseband to IP operations. “The first part is to protect our customers’ past investment,” says Muriel De Lathouwer, managing director/CEO, EVS. “An investment in infrastructure is amortized over five to seven years ,and we don’t […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Astucemedia CEO Leclerc on Leveraging Data in Real-Time Graphics

With sports broadcasters looking for new ways to showcase data in visually pleasing and easily digestible ways, graphics providers must find ways to integrate ever increasing amounts of data into their systems and still play out in real time. At NAB 2016, Vizrt is showcasing a number of vendor partners who are helping the graphics […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Utah Scientific’s Harmon on Responding to Client Interest in IP, Deepening Partnership With Axon

With the first day of NAB 2016 in the books, it’s clear that the story of this year’s show will mark the shift toward IP. Interest in IP solutions is high on the convention floor, and Utah Scientific is part of the conversation with the recent unveiling of UTAH-400 IP Gateway, a family of IP gateway […]  More

NAB 2016: Shure Features Wireless Management, Spectrum Alternative, and Mic Integration With iOS App

Flexibility is key at Shure’s booth (C2635). The audio-equipment manufacturer is previewing the latest version of its Wireless Workbench system-control software; version 6.12 offers new features intended to help users better manage and monitor wireless-system performance over the network, from preshow planning through post-performance analysis. In addition, two Shure digital wireless systems — ULX-D and […]  More

NAB 2016: New Aspera FASPStream Software Enables Live Streaming of Broadcast-Quality Video Over IP

Aspera (Booth SL4910), an IBM company, is unveiling Aspera FASPStream, a turnkey application-software line designed to enable live streaming of broadcast-quality video globally over commodity internet networks with glitch-free playout and negligible startup time, reducing the need for expensive and limited satellite-based backhaul, transport, and distribution.  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Cronk, Hilmer, Reynolds Report on AIMS Strategy

The global standardization effort toward interoperable live IP-based video production is shaping up as perhaps the biggest talking point at NAB 2016. There is increasing pressure to move from baseband video to the flexibility of IP-based production, but plenty of issues need to be overcome to allow a smooth transition. At the show, the Alliance […]  More

NAB 2016: Clear-Com Unveils FreeSpeak II Base Station

Clear-Com (Booth C6908) is introducing the FreeSpeak II-Base2 base station, which is versatile and easy-to-use and supports multiple frequencies on the same base station. The introduction follows the timely releases of the complementary 1.9 GHz and 2.4 GHz band wireless intercom beltpacks and transceiver antenna modules in use today in many productions around the world.  More

NAB 2016: IHSE USA, Vizrt Offer Live Demo of High-Performance, Long-Distance KVM Connection

IHSE USA (Booth SL13916) and Vizrt (Booth SL2417) are exhibiting high-performance, long-distance KVM capabilities by connecting a live source between the booths, which are located at opposite ends of the South Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The manufacturers are demonstrating mutual compatibility of their products based on real scenarios. The intent is to […]  More

NAB 2016: VITEC Intros Hardware-Based 4K Encoder With HEVC Compression

VITEC (Booth SL6305), a supplier of advanced video-encoding and streaming solutions, is showcasing its new 4K/UHD HEVC real-time hardware-based encoder for IPTV, broadcast, and point-to-point distribution. MGW Vision integrates UHD resolution with the company’s high-quality, low-latency hardware-based HEVC/H.265 compression and streaming technology.  More

NAB 2016: JVC’s New GY-HM660 Camera Is Standard for Raycom Media ENG

JVC Professional Video (Booth C4314), a division of JVCKENWOOD USA, has announced that Raycom Media has committed to the new GY-HM660 ProHD mobile news camera as its primary ENG camera over the next three years, with an initial order of 125 cameras. Raycom Media began purchasing JVC cameras for local ENG in 2013 and standardized […]  More

NAB 2016: DTV Audio Group Annual Meet Drills Down on IP

The DTV Audio Group’s annual meeting — a small but intense conclave of top-tier broadcast audio professionals, held on the eve of the NAB Show — doesn’t officially set an audio agenda for the convention, but it often accurately anticipates what the industry will face at the Las Vegas Convention Center. That’s what it did […]  More

NAB 2016: AJA Video Embraces IP, Streaming, and Robotic Camera Control

AJA Video hits NAB today with a new free application called RovoControl that will make it easier than ever control the complete features of AJA’s newly shipping RovoCam compact block camera for broadcast. The UltraHD/HD capable RovoCam includes an integrated HDBaseT interface supporting uncompressed video, power, stereo audio and RS-232 control over a single CAT […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Dale’s Prout Lays Out Sports Audio’s Roadmap

If the barber shop was the traditional agora for 20th century America, the trade show has become that kind of nexus for broadcast technology, which, even in an increasingly virtual environment, still relies on the ability to get hands-on with hardware when making purchasing decisions. On the exhibit floor at NAB 2016, Joe Prout, senior […]  More

NAB 2016: Ericsson Focuses on Processing, Discovery and Delivery of Content

This week, Ericsson is debuting its MediaFirst Video Processing solution and its global content discovery portfolio. The company also has announced that, as part of its global partnership with the Fox Innovation Lab, Twentieth Century Fox’s R&D center, it is collaborating on a proof of concept for delivering a wide variety of Fox content.  More

NAB 2016: Game-Changing Performance of V-Nova PERSEUS Video Compression Validated by Research

V-Nova, a provider of video-compression solutions, has published the results of an independent evaluation of its V-Nova PERSEUS video-compression technology. The results demonstrate that the technology offers visually lossless compression for video contribution at compelling operating points: 1080i25 at 75 Mbps, 1080p50 at 150 Mbps, 2160p50 at 200 Mbps.  More

NAB 2016: Scale Logic Presents Genesis HyperMDC, SYNERGY Platforms

Scale Logic Inc. (SLI; Booth SL242) is featuring the Genesis HyperMDC, a new high-performance metadata cluster supporting the HyperFS file system. The HyperMDC is intended to make implementation and administration of HyperFS easy and painless. Scale Logic has also unveiled SYNERGY, the next evolution in converged storage and application appliances.  More

NAB 2016: Cobalt Digital, Lawo Integrate Multiviewer Products

Cobalt Digital is partnering with Lawo to combine Cobalt’s 9970-QS openGear multiviewer card with theWALL, Lawo’s mobile app for setting up and controlling multiviewers. The integration reduces configuration and operation time in controlling the 9970 multiviewer.  More

NAB 2016: Grass Valley Launches Native 4K Camera, Compact Switcher; Ramps Up IP-Migration Efforts

Grass Valley kicked off the NAB Show at its annual Sunday press conference by announcing a new line of native 4K cameras — the LDX 86N series — and a new compact, affordable switcher — GV Korona. However, Grass Valley’s news at NAB 2016 goes well beyond its long-established camera and switcher businesses: the company […]  More

Avid Connect Examines Future of Remote Production, Virtual Reality For Sports

A revealing session at the Avid Connect @ NAB event on 16 April explored topics including 4K/UHD, virtual reality and remote production with a panel moderated by SVG editor-in-chief Jason Dachman and featuring Swedish TV head of production Adde Granberg, Avid senior director of broadcast product management Ofir Benovici, NBC Sports Group VP digital workflow […]  More

NAB 2016: ATSC 3.0 Demos Offer Peek at Future of Broadcasting

At the 2016 NAB Show, Digital Alert Systems, Dolby, GatesAir, Harmonic, LG Electronics, Triveni Digital, and Zenith are teaming up to demonstrate live end-to-end ATSC 3.0 workflows for a range of the broadcast capabilities such as 4K and high dynamic range (HDR).  More

NAB 2016: Ross Video Carbonite Black Solo Compact Switcher Introduced

Today at NAB 2016, Ross Video is introducing a completely new Compact Production Switcher – Carbonite Black Solo. The company says Carbonite Black Solo is packed full of the features that Carbonite users love and use everyday. It is a compact switcher with 9 inputs and 6 outputs, specifically designed to meet the needs of smaller […]  More

NAB 2016: Linear Acustic Demos AoIP

Linear Acoustic will showcase and demonstrate a variety of new products that bring its renowned loudness control and upmixing solutions to the world of distributed AoIP audio at the 2016 NAB Show (booth SU11921).  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: SAM’s Maycock, Thorsteinson on Profitability and the IP Production Pathway

“It’s 12 months since I started, and we have hit business targets four quarters in a row,” says Tim Thorsteinson, CEO of Snell Advanced Media (SAM), a company formed by Quantel’s 2014 acquisition of Snell and rebranded last September. “The business has returned to profitability, with solid gross-margin improvement. We’ve had a strong first quarter […]  More

SVG Europe Sit-Down: ATEME VP marketing Remi Beaudouin discusses viewer content expectations and delivery developments

Increasingly, industry discussion is dominated by the move to IP connectivity, whether it be for contribution or distribution. The sheer volume of data to be transferred means that compression efficiency is a critical issue, while the sheer number of content paths means that automatic provisioning, monitoring and quality control of links is vital. Current forecasts […]  More

NAB 2016: B&H NAB Show Live Gives Attendees Chance to Learn

B&H will offer NAB attendees and even those who cannot attend the chance to take a break from all the walking and talking and instead sit and listen to three days worth of exciting new technology demonstrations and panel conversations about the future of broadcasting. Known as B&H NAB Show Live the schedule includes morning […]  More

SGL Joins Avid Alliance, Announces Avid Certification

SGL, a provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced that it has been selected as an Avid Alliance Partner. As a result, SGL is now a key technology partner further validating its technical expertise. SGL’s Avid certification, which is only available to Avid Alliance Partners, is granted to third-parties […]  More

NAB 2016: Artel Unveils New Corporate Identity in Vegas

At the 2016 NAB Show, Artel Video Systems, a provider of IP- and fiber-based media transport solutions supporting global telecommunications, broadcast, and related markets, will present its new corporate identity along with several new products and services. Over the last 18 months, Artel Video Systems has transitioned from a privately held, evolutionary product company to an […]  More

NAB 2016: NeuLion Adds Analytics to Digital Platform

NeuLion has added a new analytics dashboard to the NeuLion Digital Platform to monitor, in real time, every viewer’s quality of experience. It also gives content rights holders business metrics showing instant feedback on the health and growth of their over-the-top (OTT) and TV everywhere (TVE) services.   More

NAB 2016: Fujinon to Intro Three New 2/3-Inch Lenses

Fujifilm President Shigehiro Nakajima has announced the launch of three new Fujinon lenses at NAB next week: the UA13x4.5 wide zoom lens is capable of shooting at an ultra-wide-angle of 4.5mm; the UA80x9 1.2 EXT zoom lens achieving a telephoto focal length of 864mm with a 1.2x extender; and the UA107x8.4 4K broadcast zoom lens […]  More

NAB 2016: Adobe Enhances Creative Cloud

Adobe has revealed new features across its Creative Cloud tools for video editing, motion graphics, audio and collaboration.In the next release of Creative Cloud, available in early summer, Premiere Pro CC will add new virtual reality capabilities, including “field of view” mode for spherical stitched media.    More

NAB 2016: Ikegami Joins ASPEN Community

Ikegami has joined the ASPEN Community, a rapidly growing coalition of more than 30 industry leading manufacturers and end users that are adopting the ASPEN framework for building state-of-the-art IP facilities.  More

DOWNLOAD: SVG Mobile Offers Best Way to Stay Up-to-the-Minute at NAB 2016

The SVG and SVG Europe team will be scouring the NAB Show floor to bring you all of the latest headlines from broadcasting’s biggest week. Whether you’ll be in Las Vegas or admiring the show from afar, download SVG Mobile for the easiest way to keep up-to-the-minute on all of the big stories.  More

NAB 2016: Fox Networks Group, Evertz Join AIMS

Fox Networks Group and Evertz have joined the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) to help foster the adoption of common standards for delivery and distribution of video, audio, and metadata over IP.  More

NAB 2016: Avid Integrates Aspera FASP

IBM announced that Avid has integrated Aspera FASP high-speed transfer technology with Avid Interplay | MAM to easily and securely move large media assets globally to and from any location and storage type with greater speed and reliability for coordinated multi-site content creation, management, and distribution.  More

NAB 2016: Tightrope Media Systems to Launch Next-Gen Cablecast Flex Video Servers

Tightrope Media Systems (SL4228) will launch for Cablecast Flex, a new generation of multi-format video servers in the popular Cablecast broadcast automation family. Cablecast Flex servers combine the proven reliability and rich feature set of Tightrope’s earlier Cablecast SX series with higher channel density, flexible configurability and increased performance.  More

NAB 2016: DDN Storage Unveils MEDIAScaler 2.0

DataDirect Networks (SL8016) announced the availability of the new DDN MEDIAScaler Converged Media Workflow Storage Platform. MEDIAScaler 2.0 manages the complete workflow from ingest to archive and the cloud in a single, unified appliance.  More

NAB 2016: JVC Intros Robotic PTZ Video-Over-IP Production Camera

JVC Professional Video (C4314), a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will intro its first robotic PTZ IP video production camera, the KY-PZ100, designed for studio or field applications. In addition to its 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs, the KY-PZ100 features JVC’s unique IP-based communications engine to provide streaming HD video at a variety of bit rates with minimal […]  More

NAB 2016: arvato Systems Highlights Booth With Avatega Rights Management Solution

With a product portfolio that covers all bases, from MAM to media analytics; from maximizing video server potential to monetizing the ad inventory, arvato Systems (SU5515) offers solutions for broadcasters and media companies. At NAB, an array of upgrades and new modules show arvato Systems helping customers to achieve their goals.  More

NAB 2016: Scale Logic’s Storage Solutions to Support Ross Video Xpression

Scale Logic’s (StudioXperience’s Booth: SL2425) storage solutions now support Ross Video’s XPression Clips production server, providing customers with access to powerful content creation tools. Scale Logic qualified a number of products to work with the XPression server, including the Scale Logic Genesis NX server class NAS, Genesis Unlimited shared SAN appliance, and Scale-Out NAS Gateway, […]  More

NAB 2016: NewTek Unveils NewTek Talkshow VS 4000

NewTek has unveiled the NewTek TalkShow VS 4000, a professional, multi-channel video calling production system for both SDI and IP workflows, designed exclusively for conducting multiple live, production-ready Skype video calls simultaneously.  More

HARMAN Professional Solutions to Host In-Booth Seminar Series

HARMAN will present informative sessions about the most recent trends in broadcast and the current benefits of HARMAN broadcast solutions within the shifting production environment. Seminars will take place every hour, on the hour in booth #C2923. In addition, the latest products from Studer, AKG, and JBL will be on display. Specialists in broadcast and […]  More

NAB 2016: Signiant Workflows Embrace The Cloud

Signiant (SL6605) announced the availability of a pre-built workflow that provides tight integration with the Microsoft Azure Media Services (AMS) platform. The automated workflow uses Signiant acceleration technology to transport content files quickly and securely from on-premises storage into Microsoft Azure, where AMS retrieves and processes the assets. The finished content is then returned to […]  More

NAB 2016: Pronology Launches New Standalone Multi-Resolution Encoder, mRes

Pronology (SL12407) is introducing its new mRes standalone multi-resolution encoder at the 2016 NAB Show. The company’s first standalone encoder, mRes records three tiers of uncompressed video per SDI input channel prior to compression and wrapping, without missing a frame of action: a high-resolution media file, an edit proxy and a live web-streamable proxy.  More

NAB 2016: Sennheiser to Launch MKE 440 Stereo Mic for DSLRs

Visitors to the Sennheiser and Neumann NAB booth (N5729) are promised to experience the future of audio with the demo of  an AMBEO 3D Audio 9.1 installation – featuring a selection of Neumann monitor loudspeakers – and a virtual-reality experience recorded with Sennheiser’s AMBEO VR mic.  More

NAB 2016: PESA, VIQ Solutions Debut Collaborative Content Management System

PESA (SL4621), in partnership with VIQ, will unveil the PESA ACES | Collaborative Content Manager (CCM) at NAB. An affordable, multi-channel capture and playback system for synchronized live event recording and playback, the joint PESA / VIQ solution simplifies collaboration when working with recordings by leveraging secure, browser-based access and indexed multimedia annotations.  More

NAB 2016: Evertz Continues Path to IP, Intros evEDGE

With over 40 global installations of its Software Defined Video Networking (SDVN) solutions, Evertz (N1502) continues to lead the transition to IP. At NAB, Evertz will build upon its leadership in the IP transition with solutions that provide flexibility, scalability, and agility.  Evertz SDVN has been deployed in production, playout, and cloud applications and at […]  More

NAB 2016: EVS Strengthens IP4Live Initiative

EVS (SL3816) will exhibit its newest IP4Live innovations, demonstrating the company’s strategic approach to IP that brings the benefits of IP-based workflows to live production while preserving customers’ investments. In addition, EVS will showcase its support of the adoption, standardization and development of open protocols through a series of interoperable live workflow demonstrations at its booth […]  More

NAB 2016: Canon U.S.A. Lines Up Host Of Product Firmware Updates

Canon U.S.A. (C4325), has announced firmware updates to several products being showcased at NAB. These firmware updates support a number of feature updates for users including improvement of workflow, ease of use, focusing and lens corrections, color space, and creative flexibility for products in the Cinema EOS, HD Video, and 4K Reference Display lines.  More

NAB 2016: Harmonic Takes VOS to the Cloud

Harmonic (SU1210) has launched two new VOS offerings powered by the cloud. An extension of Harmonic’s VOS software-based media processing platform, VOS Cloud is a media processing platform that enables content and service providers to manage the video production and delivery workflow for broadcast and OTT applications via standard IT hardware, over public or private cloud […]  More

NAB 2016: Astucemedia to Unveil Latest Features to Astucemedia Data Platform

Astucemedia (Vizrt’s Booth: SL2417) will unveil the latest features and capabilities of its Astucemedia Data Platform (ADP), a full-featured solution that simplifies the often complex process of creating and managing visually pleasing live broadcast graphics infused with real-time data feeds and media assets.  More

NAB 2016: Imagine Communications Unveils Next-Gen Compression, Operational Management Platforms

Imagine Communication (N2502s), has introduced Selenio One, a unified software-based platform designed to empower today’s service providers and content distributors with the ability to control, manage, scale and evolve current and future compression operations and capabilities across multiple target applications. The company also unveiled EPIC, a next-generation operational management and orchestration platform designed to facilitate […]  More

NAB 2016: Panasas Intros DirectFlow for Mac

Panasas (#SL11127), a provider of performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), has announced DirectFlow for Mac. Previously only available for Linux, DirectFlow for Mac brings the performance benefits of parallel I/O over Ethernet to the Apple Mac platform and Apple OS X operating system.  More

NAB 2016: Cobalt Digital to Intro New Family of Fiber Solutions

Cobalt Digital (N1418) will introduce a new family of fiber-optic solutions in both the openGear format and the Blue Box Group (BBG) mini-converter boxes. Visitors to NAB Show will also see the latest upgrades to key and popular existing Cobalt products.  More

NAB 2016: NexStreaming Delivers First Baseball Game in 360 Video

NexStreaming, the provider of the multiscreen SDK NexPlayer, partnered with Mooovr to live stream the first worldwide commercial baseball event in 360 video last week. The recently released NexPlayer360 SDK was part of the Android app, used to enjoy the game between the Korean baseball teams KT Wiz and Samsung Lions of the Korean premiere […]  More

NAB 2016: Evertz Hits Show with 2020 Vision

Evertz will be at the NAB show next week looking to (N1502) take its product portfolio to the next level with improved flexibility, scalability, and agility. The company says its Software Defined Video Networking (SDVN) provides a future-proof IP-based foundation to address the growing trends in the industry including at-home production, UHD (4K) with high dynamic […]  More

NAB 2016: Signiant SaaS Platform Makes Advances

At NAB 2016 Signiant (booth SL6605) will demonstrate a broad array of product enhancements that support the top priorities of customers. The company will showcase the continuing evolution of its patented SaaS platform and will preview new capabilities that align with a vision for next-generation cloud workflows.   More

NAB 2016: Deltatre Demos at Vizrt, Microsoft, PFT Booths

Deltatre will have a presence at the NAB Show in Las Vegas next week as its broadcast and digital sport solutions that have driven major breakthroughs in the way broadcasters encompass technology and audiences consume sport content across mediums will be found in three partner booths: Microsoft, Vizrt, and Prime Focus Technologies.  More

NAB 2016: JVC Intros Fiber Studio System for 800 ProHD Series

JVC Professional Video will introduce a new fiber studio system based on its 800 Series ProHD cameras at the 2016 NAB Show (Booth C4314), which runs April 18–21 in Las Vegas, Nev. Built exclusively for JVC by MultiDyne Video & Fiber-Optic Systems, the system supports 3G-SDI 1080p/60 came ra feeds and returns, and takes advantage […]  More

NAB 2016: Imagine Selenio One Platform Dressed to Compress

Imagine Communications today introduced Selenio One, a unified software-based platform that the company says is designed to empower today’s service providers and content distributors with the ability to control, manage, scale and evolve current and future compression operations and capabilities across multiple target applications. Designed to handle a broad spectrum of compression activities and based […]  More

NAB 2016: Tektronix Enhances Sentry Video Quality Monitors

Tektronix has enhanced its Sentry video quality monitors tailored to the needs of broadcasters. The company says broadcasters have been challenged with the ever increasing competition from OTT providers, the FCC repack and having to meet even tighter compliance regulations.  More

NAB 2016: Globo Taps Elemental for OTT Service

Globo, a leading commercial broadcaster in Brazil, is using Elemental video processing as the core video-on-demand (VOD) and live processing engine for the Globo Play over-the-top TV (OTT) service. “As Brazil’s leading broadcaster, video quality is critical to everything we do. For more than four years, Elemental software-based solutions have helped us meet exacting standards,” says […]  More

NAB 2016: Hitachi to Intro SK-HD1300 High-Speed Camera

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd will unveil the new SK-HD1300HS high-speed, slow-motion HDTV camera at the upcoming 2016 NAB Show, taking place April 18-21 in Las Vegas. Ideal for both studio and field production, the cost-effective SK-HD1300HSprovides outstanding picture fidelity at up to triple speed for exceptional slow-motion quality in demanding live sports applications. Exhibiting […]  More

NAB 2016: RR Media Opens Miami Office to Service Latin, North America

RR Media has opened a new regional LATAM Media Center based in Miami, serving content to millions of Hispanic and Portuguese viewers across Latin America as well as audiences in the USA and Canada. The center includes one of South Florida’s largest and most prominent production facilities with over 95,000 square feet, a playout center and […]  More

NAB 2016: Astucemedia Eyes Sports Data/Graphics Integration

Astucemedia will be located at the Vizrt booth at NAB demonstrating the Astucemedia Data Platform (ADP) for Sports, a powerful, full-featured solution that the company says simplifies the often complex process of creating and managing visually pleasing live broadcast graphics infused with real-time data feeds. The ADP for Sports puts broadcasters at the helm of […]  More

NAB 2016: New Sanken Shotgun Mic Sets New Level of Price Performance

Sanken, Japan’s first microphone maker, is introducing at NAB the new CSS-50 short stereo shotgun microphone. The CSS-50 is Sanken’s new and more affordable, easy to operate and flexible stereo shotgun for use in broadcasting and film. The CSS-50’s 3-diaphragm electret condenser mic offers innovative technology in a short, practical form factor.  More

LiveU Adopts NewTek Network Device Interface Standard

LiveU has adopted NewTek’s open Network Device Interface (NDI) standard for its LU2000bonded video transceiver. The NDI-enabled LU2000 will be recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled devices and systems connected to a standard Ethernet local area network, exponentially increasing the number of video sources available for live production.  More

NAB 2016: For-A Intros Video-Over IP Streamer

FOR-A will introduce a new Video-Over-IP Streamer, the MXR-200IP, at NAB next week (Booth C5117) and will also demonstrate IP streaming for file-based production to and from the company’s “FOR-A World of Possibilities” area that focuses on its most advanced technology. This innovation showcase will include 4K 2SI, 12G-SDI, HDR, Wide Color Gamut and 8K products, representing the […]  More

NAB 2016: Meet Vitec’s MGW Vision 4K Ultra HD Encoder

Vitec’s brand new 4K Ultra HD (UHD) hardware-based encoder, the MGW Vision, will makes its debut at NAB 2016 next week. Using the latest HEVC compression, the MGW Vision provides an HD point-to-point distribution streaming solution for several markets including broadcasting, in-house IPTV, and the enterprise market — anywhere UHD is critical. Featuring a compact […]  More

NAB 2016: IHSE KVM Matrix Switch Hits Road with EVS

IHSE USA KVM matrix switches and extenders will drive workflows and equipment inside EVS’ new demo van, built to give EVS customers and users hands-on, on-site demonstrations of the latest live-production solutions from EVS. The van will make its debut at the 2016 NAB Show and will subsequently visit customers at some of the biggest […]  More

NAB 2016: Quantum StorNext Ready for Live 4K Production Needs

Quantum will demonstrate how the expanded capabilities of its StorNext workflow storage platform can maximize efficiencies in ever-evolving media environments at NAB 2016 next week. With new formats, higher resolutions, multi-format delivery and changing consumption patterns presenting both challenges and opportunities for content creators and owners, storage has become even more critical for future success.   More

NAB 2016: Fujinon to Intro NewDigital Cinema Lens

Fujinon’s XK6x204K-compatible digital cinema camera zoom lens will be at NAB and is also expected to be available in June. Equipped with a PL mount, the most common format for cinema cameras, the XK6x20 is a standard zoom lens that the company says delivers T3.5*1 brightness for the entire zoom range from 20mm to 120mm.  More

NAB 2016: Deluxe Thinks Big with MediaCloud

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is thinking big at NAB 2016 as it will showcase solutions that the company says enables the creation and delivery of media in any format, with any workflow, to any destination. These include the software-defined broadcast playout and delivery platform, Deluxe MediaCloud, the multi-screen and OTT media management platform,Deluxe OnDemand, new services […]  More

NAB 2016: Hitachi Kokusai to Unveil High Speed, Slow Motion, Multi-Format Camera

Hitachi Kokusai will unveil the new SK-HD1300HS high-speed, slow-motion HDTV camera at the 2016 NAB Show.Fr both studio and field production, the SK-HD1300HS provides outstanding picture fidelity at up to triple speed for slow-motion quality in demanding live sports applications. Exhibiting in booth C4309 at the show, Hitachi Kokusai will also introduce an array of […]  More

NAB 2016: Grass Valley Teams With Dejero on Newsgathering Solution, Accelerates VOD with iTX On-Demand

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and Dejero will demonstrate at NAB 2016 the integration of Dejero’s LIVE+ Control monitoring and management tool with Grass Valley’s GV STRATUS video production and content management system. This integration creates a seamless path from Dejero field transmitters to the newsroom for broadcast-quality video transported across IP networks, all within […]  More

NAB 2016: Telestream Launches Cloud-Based Encoding SaaS, Announces New Tech Partnerships

At NAB 2016 on booth SL 4525, video transcoding and workflow automation solutions provider Telestream will debut Telestream Cloud, a video encoding SaaS (software as a service) to meet the needs of video production and post production professionals. In addition, Telestream will announce on-going commercial partnerships with more than 50 companies worldwide as part of its commitment […]  More

NAB 2016: Haivision All About Live Encoding in Vegas

Enterprise video and streaming solutions provider Haivision will showcase technologies that help broadcasters distribute more video at less cost at NAB 2016. Steps away from the Las Vegas Convention Center at the Renaissance Hotel, Haivision will demonstrate new live video workflows powered by H.264, HEVC/H.265 and UHD/4K encoding and transcoding, as well as hybrid cloud contribution and […]  More

NAB 2016: Canon To Exhibit Latest Digital Imaging Solutions, 8K Technology

Canon U.S.A., Inc. (C4325) will showcase its full line of professional 4K and high-definition imaging equipment for motion picture, television production, video content creation, and still photography. Additionally, there will be presentations and panel discussions throughout the show featuring Canon Explorers of Light, ASC members, and other emerging voices in imaging culture.  More

NAB 2016: Vizrt To Display Advanced Augmented Reality Systems

Vizrt ( SL2417) will be displaying advanced augmented reality (AR) systems at NAB 2016. The company will present AR graphics during a live studio presentation that will demonstrate how media companies can easily add AR content to any live production without the need of a chromakey wall.  More

NAB 2016: NEP To Show Off Automated Workflows, Advanced Content Delivery

NEP (SU3710 or SU4410) will demonstrate its products that enable you to make, manage, and show your video content to the world. As an encoding house and a major player in both broadcast and non-linear video and TV distribution services, NEP can tell you everything about automated production workflows, advanced content delivery, OTT services, and […]  More

NAB 2016: Yamaha Announces Firmware Update for CL and QL Consoles, Integration With Shure

Yamaha Corporation of America, Professional Audio Division has announced the availability of a very significant firmware update for both CL and QL Series Digital Audio Consoles. V4.0 firmware update offers new features and enhanced operation and takes another leap forward with new EQ algorithms, a Premium Rack device, and other features that provide live sound […]  More

NAB 2016: JVC To Demo Streaming Camcorder With Integrated IFB Audio Channel

JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, introduced two upgraded models in its 600 Series of ProHD mobile news camcorders, including the GY-HM660, the industry’s first streaming camcorder with an integrated IFB audio channel. Both the GY-HM660, which replaces the current GY-HM650, and the GY-HM620, which replaces the GY-HM600, also feature new CMOS […]  More

NAB 2016: Globelynx Powers Global Interview Network With Haivision Video Streaming Technology

Haivision announced that Globelynx, a broadcast technology company, is leveraging Haivision’s video streaming technology to power its global interview network that connects more expert commentators to more broadcasters, in more countries. The companies will exhibit the portable remote interview solution at NAB 2016 at the Renaissance Hotel, 2nd Floor.  More

NAB 2016: Forscene To Intro Virtual Ingest Server

Forbidden Technologies (SL5305) announced that professional video editing software Forscene’s own Virtual Ingest Server will be introduced at NAB 2016.  This software-only solution to uploading media into the Forscene cloud is currently in beta and planned for release later this year.   More

NAB 2016: Brainstorm Broadens U.S. Customer Base With Real-time Graphics Systems

Brainstorm (SL4617) continues to add new clients in the U.S. with diverse profiles and gains more attention in the media. Furthermore, long-standing existing customers like CNBC have committed to partner with Brainstorm for on-air graphics for at least another two years supporting 290 individual users and 4,900 HD graphics per day.   More

NAB 2016: SVG Sponsors@NAB Booth Guide

NAB Show is just one week away and Sports Video Group is your source for all of the latest in the world of cutting-edge video-production technologies and sports-production workflows that will soon make their way into remote-production compounds and broadcast centers around the world.  More

NAB 2016: TSL Claims World’s First Uncompressed VoIP Audio Monitor

TSL Products (N5112) is set to announce the world’s first uncompressed video over IP (S2022-6) audio monitors. 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 as sports, […]  More

NAB 2016: The Video Call Center Selects Haivision Video Streaming for Remote Production

Haivision announces that The Video Call Center (VCC), a video technology and content production company, has selected Haivision’s low latency video streaming solutions to power remote production capabilities of its revolutionary video caller television program solution. The companies will exhibit this solution at NAB 2016 at the Renaissance Hotel, 2nd Floor.  More

NAB 2016: FOR-A Introducing Video Server and Archiving Recorder

FOR-A (C5117) will introduce its innovative LTO-7 open standards linear tape server and its latest multi-codex archiving recorder. A highlight of FOR-A’s file management solutions display, the LTS-70 server and the LTR-200HS7 video archive recorder are powerful, cost-effective tools for broadcast and live video producers.  More

NAB 2016: Elemental Showcases Software-Defined Video Advancements

Elemental Technologies (SU2724) will showcase new video ingest, processing and delivery capabilities available with Elemental software release v2.9 at NAB Show. The release offers new features to a customer base that now exceeds 850 pay TV providers, content programmers, broadcasters and enterprises in 75 countries around the world.  More

NAB 2016: Deluxe Provides Delivery of Live 4K Video Using Public Internet

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group’s (SU4414) MediaCloud platform has successfully broadcast live 4K video between Europe and North America at over 50Mbps using the public Internet, delivering 100% uptime and availability. The video is delivered using Deluxe’s own software-based Broadcast Delivery Network (BDN), which recently delivered live NFL games including the Super Bowl, across Europe. Deluxe will showcase […]  More

NAB 2016: VITEC Partners With Renewed Vision on Worship Solution

VITEC’s (SL6305) House of Worship Streaming Solution is now integrated with Renewed Vision ProVideoServer (PVS), a four-channel HD video server. This partnership furthers the capabilities of VITEC’s end-to-end streaming solutions by adding recording, playback, and time-slip capabilities, allowing churches with multiple campuses to tailor their broadcast services to the needs of their satellite locations.  More

NAB 2016: Leader to Showcase New LT4610 3G/HD/SD Multi-Format Video Sync Generator

Leader Instruments (Booth C5109) will showcase the new LT4610 3G/HD/SD multi-format video sync generator. Designed for use in broadcast studios, mobile production vehicles, post-production companies and broadcast equipment maintenance facilities, the LT4610 provides an exceptionally wide range of capabilities within a compact 1 RU x 15.75 inches (400 mm) deep footprint.  More

NAB 2016: Yamaha, Shure Grant Ability to Control, Monitor Shure ULX-D Digital Wireless Systems from CL, QL Series Consoles

Yamaha Pro Audio and Shure Incorporated announced that customers using Yamaha CL and QL Series consoles will be able to control and monitor Shure ULX-D Digital Wireless Systems (Dante enabled ULXD4D Dual Channel Digital Wireless Receivers and ULXD4Q Quad Channel Digital Wireless Receivers), providing the user with significantly enhanced operability.  More

NAB 2016: Ericsson’s Show Agenda Centers on TV Consumer

By Paul Gallo Ericsson will present how it is enabling content owners, broadcasters, and TV service providers to reposition themselves for success in the internet era of television. As consumers dictate a new pace of change through their relentless desire to access quality content across all screens at any time, the TV and media industry […]  More

NAB 2016: PESA To Demo New Vidblox HTR Converter/Extender Units

PESA will demonstrate its new Vidblox HTR converter/extender units at NAB 2016 (Booth SL4621) next month in Las Vegas, NV. Available as throwdown boxes or as cards for its PESA Blade System (PBS), the Vidblox HTR incorporates HDMI technology, supports a wide variety of resolutions, and can be easily configured by the user as a […]  More

NAB 2016: Scale Logic CEO To Preview Show in Webinar

Scale Logic is excited to present the evolution of its Storage, Networking, and Media Services at this year’s NAB. The company will present an exclusive preview webinar presented by Scale Logic’s CEO, Bob Herzan, about the products and services that will be launched at NAB.   More

NAB 2016: Harmonic Focuses on Innovations for Agile Video Delivery

Following its acquisition of Thomson Video Networks, Harmonic will showcase its latest innovations for agile video delivery at NAB 2016, booth SU1210. Using the combined company’s comprehensive portfolio of solutions, content and service providers can quickly launch new revenue-generating services with the industry’s lowest TCO, deploy more flexible video infrastructures, increase workflow efficiency, and deliver […]  More

DTV Audio Group Forum at NAB To Feature Black Sails Mix Team

The Emmy-Award-winning Black Sails mix team joins DTVAG at NAB2016 to discuss Dolby Atmos mixing for episodic television. On Sunday, April 17, the DTV Audio Group Forum at NAB will include an in-depth discussion of the workflow implications of advanced surround for premium episodic television. The meeting takes place from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at the […]  More

NAB 2016: Deluxe Simplifies OTT Expansion to iOS Devices, Apple Platforms

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.’s multi screen and Over-the-Top (OTT) delivery platform, Deluxe OnDemand, has expanded its content protection services to include complete support for FairPlay Streaming (FPS) technology with 32-bit encryption for iOS devices and Apple platforms. Deluxe will showcase this capability and more at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas, NV, in booth #SU4414.  More

New EVS Demo Truck Set to Hit Road for First US Tour

By Michael Whatley SVG Associate Editor EVS is introducing its EVS Live on Tour demo truck. Presented in partnership with Cisco, the truck will give EVS customers and users the chance to get their hands on the latest live solutions from EVS and discover its new methods for faster storytelling and future-proof infrastructures during a […]  More

NAB 2016: Tightrope Media Systems To Unveil Cablecast Software Upgrade

Tightrope Media Systems will unveil a new software upgrade for its Cablecast broadcast automation platform at NAB 2016, enhancing the way that Community TV broadcasters manage and present live and on-demand content to online viewers. Building on the customer acclaim and momentum of the recent Cablecast 6.0 release, version 6.1 adds features that address evolving […]  More

NAB 2016: Imagine Communications To Present ImagineLIVE! Power Sessions

Imagine Communications unveiled the schedule and speaker lineup for the ImagineLIVE! Power Sessions, a series of presentations and interactive discussions featuring prominent executives and subject matter experts from across the media and entertainment and IT industries. The ImagineLIVE! Power Sessions will be conducted in the Imagine Communications booth (N2502) and provide NAB Show attendees with […]  More

NAB 2016: T2 Computing To Accept Top Reseller Award From Telestream

T2 Computing, an IT solutions company that provides the latest in computing, storage, networking, and media hardware and software for the broadcast, postproduction, finance, retail, travel, publishing, advertising, and hospitality sectors, has been named the Top Reseller 2015 for the Americas by Telestream. This is the second year in a row that T2 Computing has […]  More

NAB 2016: Adorama To Show Off Latest Broadcast Gear From Canon, Sony, and More

Adorama will be exhibiting at the 2016 NAB Show at booth C7408. Attendees should visit Adorama in Central Hall to speak with experts from the Adorama Pro sales team to learn about and test-drive the newest broadcast and video equipment on the market. All visitors can enter Adorama’s NAB 2016 Great Giveaway Sweepstakes for a […]  More

NAB 2016: EVS, FIBA Partner To Deliver the #EVSlamDunk Experience

EVS and FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, organizer of FIBA Basketball World Cup and other events like FIBA EuroBasket, the FIBA AmeriCup, the FIBA AfroBasket Cup, and the FIBA Asia Cup, are bringing a very special event to the EVS booth at the 2016 NAB Show – The #EVSlamDunk Experience.  More

Register Now for SVG’s Annual Remote Production Breakfast at NAB 2016

Join SVG at NAB 2016 for the annual Remote Production Breakfast on Tuesday, April 19 from 8:00- 9:30 a.m. in room N227 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. SVG Mobile Sponsors will gather for an important breakfast meeting regarding the efforts of the mobile and remote production industry. SVG is pleased to have members of the NEP Visions team on hand […]  More

NAB 2016: Elemental, Ooyala To Talk Server-side Ad Insertion

By Carrie Bowden Video advertising is in a period of transition. Content providers want to personalize ads to maximize revenue, while customers are increasingly taking advantage of ad blockers. In this small group event, Elemental and Ooyala will highlight how server-side ad insertion reaches more customers and more devices with broadcast-quality video experiences, the latest […]  More

NAB 2016: SGL To Launch FlashNet Infinity

SGL is launching FlashNet Infinity at NAB 2016 on booth SL5306. Due to be incrementally rolled out over the next 12 months, FlashNet Infinity provides broadcasters and content owners with an elegant dashboard that further simplifies archive procedures. FlashNet Infinity delivers a sophisticated toolset for archive and restore functionality, system health, monitoring, analysis and more. […]  More

NAB 2016: IHSE USA To Demo KVM, Show Off Latest Products

As a leading provider of KVM solutions, IHSE will be at this year’s NAB with several new products. The company invites you to stop by and get a hands-on demonstration of how KVM can interact with any multi-source workflow environment.  More

NAB 2016: Leader Instruments Announces New Options for Multiformat Rasterizer

Leader Instruments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leader Electronics Corporation, has announced two new options for its LV7390 rasterizer. These comprise full 4K signal measurement capability plus a plug-in digital audio module providing up to 16 channels of de-embedded SDI audio which can be viewed on screen and output as discrete AES3 feeds.  More

NAB 2016: FOR-A To Debut New Video Switcher Advances

FOR-A will debut several advances to its popular video switcher line. A 3 M/E version of the HVS-2000 switcher will make its NAB debut, and FOR-A will showcase the option to interface its switchers with the Thunderbolt 2 expansion card to create a powerful character generator and virtual studio system. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth […]  More

NAB 2016: Dalet To Demo Media Management, Workflow Advancements

Dalet Digital Media Systems will be showcasing its media management solutions and workflow advancements at this year’s NAB Show, taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 18–21. Visitors to the Dalet booth (SL3905) can book a private demonstration or workflow consultation with a Dalet expert to learn how enhancements to the Dalet Galaxy, […]  More

NAB 2016: arvato Systems, ANNOVA Expand With Double the Booth Space

arvato Systems and ANNOVA have a long history of bringing their projects, products and people together for customers and at shows. At this years’ NAB Show in Las Vegas, they add partners joiz Global, Plantri, Make TV, and HMS Media Solutions into the mix. Extra stand space will reduce overcrowding and give the companies room […]  More

NAB 2016: Comrex’s Show Plans Include LiveShot, Connect Modems

C​omrex Corporation will be displaying A​CCESS 2USB and Rack,​ firmware version 4.0 for ACCESS, L​iveShot​ (Comrex’s video-­over-­IP acquisition and distribution tool), VH2 (a new VoIP two-­line hybrid), F​leet Commander (multiple codec management software), S​TAC VIP,​ and B​RIC­Link II.​  More

NAB 2016: Pliant Technologies To Make Debut at Show

Pliant Technologies, the new professional intercom division of CoachComm, is making its debut to the professional intercom markets. Industry veteran and Pliant Technologies Founder and CEO Peter Amos has started the division to address the unique needs and challenges of customers in the professional marketplace. Pliant Technologies will make its official launch at the 2016 […]  More

NAB 2016: Nemal To Intro New 311 HDTV Camera Cable for Fixed Installations

Nemal has added a new lightweight, reduced diameter version to its comprehensive line of SMPTE standard camera cables and panels. Nemal FOCC24S1 is designed for stadiums and other fixed installations and provides a substantial savings in cost, weight, conduit space, and installation labor as compared to standard SMPTE camera cable. Use Nemal break-out kits and […]  More

NAB 2016: Media Links Launches Compact IP to J2K Decoder

Media Links (NAB Show booth #SU4721) will launch its first stand-alone IP to J2K Decoder appliance at this show this year. The new MDP3000 Series includes Media Links’ first product in the family, the MDP3010, a next generation JPEG2000 Decoder for receiving high quality audio and video transport streams over IP based networks.  More

NAB 2016: Riedel Highlights Incude MediorNet MicroN as a Decentralized Router

Riedel Communications (NAB Show booth #C7233) a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, is set to show off some of its latest solutions at this year’s show. On the docket are MediorNet MicroN as a Decentralized Router, the ESP-2324 Expansion Smartpanel, and the AES67 Client Card.  More

NAB 2016: TVU Networks to Show Latest in IP-based Live Video Solutions

TVU Networks (NAB Show booth #SU4405) will demo its IP-based wireless electronic news-gathering (ENG) and broadcast solutions at this year’s show. TVU Networks provides broadcasters around the globe with IP video solutions including the TVU One, TVU’s smallest and ultra-lightweight mobile, IP-video transmitter, the award-winning TVUPack – a portable wireless 3G/4G/LTE news-gathering uplink solution – and TVU Grid – a powerful, yet […]  More

NAB 2016: Neutrik Unveils XIRIUM PRO Cable Replacement System

Neutrik USA (NAB Show booth #C11022), a supplier of professional connectivity solutions for audio, video, and data, announced its new XIRIUM PRO Wireless Digital Audio System. Designed as a cable replacement system, providing audio signals to and from devices without long or complicated cable runs, XIRIUM PRO delivers studio quality, full bandwidth audio with extremely low latency […]  More

NAB 2016: Signiant To Demo Cloud-native SaaS Products

Signiant will present SaaS solutions at booth SL6605 at NAB 2016. The Signiant team will be on hand to demonstrate the latest enhancements to both Media Shuttle, the de facto standards for hands-on file movement, and Flight, the industry’s first and only SaaS utility for automated transfer to and from cloud object storage. With built-in […]  More

NAB 2016: FOR-A To Celebrate 45th Anniversary, Highlight 4K Technologies

At next month’s NAB Show, to be held April 16-19 in Las Vegas, FOR-A will showcase a wide range of 4K technology and key product integration solutions for every step of the video production workflow. The company will specifically focus on solutions ideal for sports, 4K and live productions, and in celebration of its 45th […]  More

NAB 2016: Primestream To Demo Dynamic Media Management

At NAB 2016, Primestream will demonstrate its Dynamic Media Management solution integrating workflow from capture, production, and management through to delivery of all types of assets.  Primestream integrates wide ranging workflows, from traditional broadcast to New Media workflows delivering digital content for OTT or mobile clients. New at NAB are Virtual Reality/360 workflows, enhancements to […]  More

NAB 2016: Barnfind To Add to Popular BarnOne Product Family

Barnfind Technologies will be offering broadcasters and production professionals a full range of product introductions at this year’s NAB Show in booth N902. Significant additions to the popular BarnOne family will be introduced such as the BTF1-10, the BarnOne 12G, and integrated Web server option. New members of the company’s popular BarnMini series will be […]  More

NAB 2016: Reality Check Systems, Vizrt To Debut Graphics Solution for Euro 2016 and Copa America Broadcasts

With fan excitement building for Euro 2016 and Copa America, Reality Check Systems (RCS) is teaming up with Vizrt to offer a specialized version of LaunchPad — its interactive solution used by broadcasters worldwide — to facilitate plug-and-play full screen graphics and highlight analysis for studio programming surrounding the soccer competitions. The intuitive technology, which […]  More

NAB 2016: IHSE To Show Universal Matrix Switch and More

The Draco tera compact UNI matrix switch provides the option to switch any combination of 3G-SDI, USB 3.0 and ultra high definition KVM using an SFP modular design. Each port is designed around the IHSE flex-port technology which allows any port to be defined as an input or output. Frame sizes are available for 8, […]  More

NAB 2016: VITEC To Demo IPTV Sports Venue Solution

VITEC will showcase its IPTV Sports Venue Solution, featuring EZ TV; MGW Ace/D265 HEVC point-to-point portable streaming solutions with Zixi stream protection; and Pico TOUGH video encoder at the 2016 NAB Show, April 18-21, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth SL6305.  More

NAB 2016: Grass Valley To Spotlight Complete IP Integration

As attendees descend on the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 16-21, much of the attention will be focused on IP technology and its anticipated impact on the broadcast industry. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has been developing advanced IP connectivity and solutions across its entire product line, which it will be showcasing along with a […]  More

NAB 2016: Ross Video Previews ‘Smart Production’ Approach

Ross Video announced that it is planning its biggest NAB in the company’s history.  Following the theme of Smart Production, Ross will be showing how its technologies, services and expertise can help customers achieve their creative, business, and technical goals on Booth #N3705.   More

NAB 2016: Imagine Communications Charts Roadmap for Future of Broadcasting

Imagine Communications (booth N2502) will showcase at NAB Show 2016 its latest product advances and initiatives aimed at assisting broadcasters and other media companies through the next phase of the ongoing modernization of their production, playout, and distribution facilities. Imagine Communications will unveil its latest market-ready innovations, showcase its technology portfolio, and initiate a discussion […]  More

NAB 2016: FUJIFILM’s Optical Devices Division To Roll Out New 4K UHD Lenses

At the upcoming NAB Show, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America (booth C7125) will showcase its entire range of 4K Ultra HD Series, Cabrio PL cine/ENG-Style lenses, Premier PL 4K+ cine lenses, as well as the XA55x9.5BESM2/3-inch zoom and XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field production lens. Developments in both the PL 4K and 4K Ultra HD […]  More

NAB 2016: Media Links Aims to Break Down Walls Between LAN, WAN for Broadcasters

At NAB 2016, Media Links (booth SU4721) will unveil a series of new products that eliminate the boundaries that occur between local area networks (LAN) inside a typical broadcast facility and external wide area content distribution networks (WAN). The result for broadcasters is a studio without limits, where all content can be controlled as if […]  More

NAB 2016: Brainstorm To Demo Infinity Set at Virtual Studio Theater

Brainstorm Multimedia (booth 4617), a manufacturer of real-time 3D graphics and virtual studio solutions, will roll out a 24-ft. virtual studio theater at NAB. The company will showcase a virtual presentation called “From Leonardo to Ricardo”, which will provide a short history of the virtual world from its origins in the 15th Century to the present day. With a […]  More

NAB 2016: SAM To Debut New Multi-format Kula Production Switchers

At stand SL1805, SAM (Snell Advanced Media) will show a host of 4K, IP, HDR, and software/virtualization technologies, as well as solutions for monitoring and workflow. Headlining SAM’s NAB offerings this year will be the debut of its new Kula line of multi-format production switchers.   More

NAB 2016: TVU Networks To Show Latest IP-Based Live Video Tech

TVU Networks will have its IP-based wireless electronic news-gathering (ENG) and broadcast solutions on display at NAB 2016. TVU Networks provides broadcasters around the globe with cutting-edge IP video solutions including the TVU One, TVU’s smallest and ultra-lightweight mobile, IP-video transmitter; the award-winning TVUPack, a portable wireless 3G/4G/LTE news-gathering uplink solution; and TVU Grid, a powerful yet […]  More

NAB 2016: BeckTV Highlights Comprehensive Services for Broadcast Installations

BeckTV has implemented innovative technology for virtually every type of installation, including broadcast and network television, cable and satellite facilities, network operations centers, sports and mobile trucks, stadium venues, and houses of worship. With this unparalleled experience, BeckTV engineers are well-equipped to review new technology, best practices, and budgets with any 2016 NAB Show attendee […]  More

NAB 2016: Joseph Electronics To Debut JFS Waveshifter-4 Series

At the 2016 NAB Show, Joseph Electronics will introduce the JFS Waveshifter-4 series, which can transport up to four HD camera systems on just one single-mode fiber. The Waveshifter-4 uses optical wavelength-shifting technology to map the two fibers in standard HD cameras to wavelengths in the CDWM spectrum so that they can then be introduced […]  More

NAB 2016: Ikegami Takes Wraps Off UHK-430 Three-2/3-inch-sensor 4K Camera

Ikegami (booth C7825) will debut new technology and exhibit an advanced range of systems at the 2016 NAB Show, including the debut of the Ikegami UHK-430 4K camera. Designed for use in the studio and field, the UHK-430 provides Ikegami’s high-quality imagery in true 4K. It features three 2/3-inch 4K (3840×2160) CMOS sensors with RGB prism optics, for […]  More

NAB 2016: Quantum’s Xcellis Shared Storage System To Make NAB Debut

At NAB 2016, Quantum (SL8416) will highlight new products and solutions, including its Xcellis system and new StorNext 5.3 platform with support for Quantum’s Q-Cloud Vault long-term cloud archive service. Solutions being shown in the Quantum booth help users overcome the challenges of working with ever-higher resolutions of 4K and beyond, as well as content with […]  More

NAB 2016: ChyronHego Aims to Ease Path to All-IP Broadcast Operations

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 the 2016 NAB Show, ChyronHego will showcase the solutions and workflows that are easing the path to all-IP operations for its […]  More

NAB 2016: Globecast To Highlight New LA Media Center, AMC-11 Satellite Platform

By Michael Whatley SVG Associate Editor Globecast is exhibiting in the Connected Media arena at NAB 2016 and will be highlighting its playout and media management services. Globecast opened its new Media Center in LA in 2015 offering fully managed playout services as well as media preparation and VOD logistics service. It also provides a […]  More

NAB 2016: Telestream Revs Up Vantage Platform With New Functionality

At NAB 2016 on booth SL 4525, Telestream will unveil major new functionality for its Vantage media processing platform. This enterprise-class transcoding and workflow automation software allows content owners, producers, and distributors to quickly, easily and efficiently ingest, edit, transform, package, monetize and distribute their media. The Vantage platform is based on a flexible service-oriented architecture […]  More

NAB 2016: Artel Enhances DigiLink, FiberLink Product Lines

With a new location in North Hall, booth N4512, at the 2016 NAB Show, Artel Video Systems will showcase a range of media transport solutions designed for broadcast, government, higher education, house of worship, sports, and telecom applications. Artel will feature the newest capabilities in its flagship DigiLink Media Transport Platform and Fiberlink fiber-optic transmission […]  More

NAB 2016: SGL To Launch New Version of FlashNet Content Management Solution

At NAB 2016, SGL (booth SL5306) will launch its new version of FlashNet content management solution, which is designed to integrate seamlessly with MAM or automation control systems to improve workflow efficiency without intruding on the users’ familiar desktop. SGL’s Open System Architecture provides broadcasters, post production facilities, and news/sport organizations with reliable, scalable solutions with cost […]  More

NAB 2016: Hitachi Releases Its First Native, Full Frame Rate 1080p Box Camera With DK-H200

Hitachi (booth C4309) has announced the immediate availability of the DK-H200 multi-format, compact, HDTV box camera, which will be introduced at the 2016 NAB Show. Hitachi’s first box camera to feature native, full frame rate 1080p acquisition, the new DK-H200 provides the same performance and functionality of the company’s SK-series studio and field cameras, all […]  More

NAB 2016: LiveU Collaborates With TWiT.tv, NewTek and Panasonic on Live Studio

LiveU (booth C1717) will feature an exclusive live studio at this year’s NAB in collaboration with TWiT.tv, NewTek and Panasonic. The studio offers a broadcast technology showcase, integrating three leading broadcast brands – LiveU, NewTek (booth SL5817) and Panasonic (booth C3607). Three Panasonic AWHE130 PTZ robotic cameras and two AGPX270 cameras along with a roaming camera connected to […]  More