NAB 2016

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

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