NAB 2017

NAB Reflections: Primestream’s David Schleifer on Latest FORK and Xchange, VR/360-Asset Management

At NAB 2017, Primestream showcased the next generation of its Dynamic Media Management platform, including new versions of its FORK (V 5.5) and Xchange Suites. Among the enhancements are an improved user experience, as well as new 4K UHD workflows, VR/360-asset management, web-based metadata tagging, an updated Adobe Premiere Pro extension panel with project-centric workflows, […]  More

The New Rules of Fan Engagement

Moderator Barry Bedlan, deputy director, AP sports products, The Associated Press, started an NAB 2017 session on fan engagement with an informal survey: in a room dominated by sports fans, he asked how many had consumed sports in the past month only on a mobile or connected device (such as a Roku box or Apple […]  More

Audio SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2017: The Top Audio Stories in Review

While the NAB Show last week had plenty of big sports-technology news, this year’s show was a particularly big one for audio products. In an effort to make the tidal wave of news and announcements more digestible to our readers, here is a breakdown of the Audio SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2017 roundup. This rundown provides snippets […]  More

NAB 2017: Ventuz Features On-Air Graphics, AR, Integrated News Workflow

With the release of Ventuz 5.3, demonstrations of Octopus Newsroom Systems, and stage presentations with enhanced visual graphic elements and camera tracking, software developer Ventuz Technology positions itself as a go-to solution for on-air graphics workflows. In addition, it has expanded its partner list by offering an integration between the Ventuz software suite and the […]  More

NAB 2017: Ooyala, Adobe Combine Forces

Ooyala has partnered with Adobe that combines Ooyala’s Integrated Video Platform (IVP) solutions with the Adobe Experience Cloud. Premium media and entertainment companies will be able to build best-of-breed digital TV and OTT solutions for greater engagement, measurement and recognize greater returns with video.  More

NAB 2017: Globecast, Harmonic Demo First UHD-HDR OTT Platform as a Service

Globecast and Harmonic partnered to demonstrate the first UHD HDR OTT managed platform as a service (PaaS) for delivery of linear content over the internet to connected TVs. VIVE Lifestyle Network plans to use the innovative platform to deploy its new service, was demonstrated on the Globecast stand (SU11106CM) and Harmonic stand (SU1210) at the 2017 […]  More

NAB Reflections: PSSI Global Services/Strategic TV’s Matt Bridges, Rob Lamb Discuss Rise of REMI, 4K

PSSI Global Services got off to a busy start in 2017, serving as the exclusive transmission provider for ESPN’s coverage of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. As the first company to manage both satellite and fiber technologies for ESPN, PSSI engineered 24 outbound and six inbound feeds via satellite and also provided encoding […]  More

NAB 2017: Grass Valley Highlights HDR, Live IP Production

New solutions exhibited by Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, at NAB 2017 were focused on HDR and IP workflow. Compatible with new and existing LDX cameras, the new Densité UHD-3901-UC cards are designed to handle both native HDR and SDR content for a seamless look. The new XCU Universe UXF base station supports the AIMS […]  More

Filling Big Shoes: BAMTech’s New CEO Michael Paull Looks To Expand Sports Viewing

Bob Bowman’s ability to grow BAMTech into one of the nimblest, most valuable OTT video platforms over the course of more than 16 years is extraordinary. Taking the baton from Bowman, who has stepped back from BAMTech operations, is Michael Paull, who recently left Amazon to step into Bowman’s role as CEO of the video-streaming […]  More