NAB 2017

Live From NAB 2017: Geoff Stedman on Quantum’s Efforts in 4K and the Latest Version of StorNext

4K UHD workflows are a major theme at NAB 2017 for Quantum. The company is showing StorNext 6, a major release of its award-winning StorNext platform, which adds advanced data-management features to the 4K performance of the company’s portfolio of workflow storage solutions. Geoff Stedman, SVP, products and solutions, for Quantum, gives a quick rundown […]  More

Live From NAB 2017: Thomas Fletcher Outlines Fujinon’s Lens Debuts

At the 2017 NAB Show, Fujinon introduced two handheld zooms for live sports, entertainment, and field production. The UA14x4.5B and UA18x5.5B are the latest handhelds in the company’s premier UA Series of 4K ⅔-in. lenses. One of the newest members of the Fujinon family, Director of Sales, Optical Devices Division, Thomas Fletcher, visits with SVG […]  More

Live From NAB 2017: Dolby Laboratories’ Mathias Bendull Addresses the Latest With Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos is revolutionizing the way live sports-video content is both produced and consumed, offering an immersive surround audio experience. Sports broadcasters, such as BT Sport in the UK, have already offered numerous live productions in the format to rave reviews. Mathias Bendull, VP, multiscreen services, Dolby Laboratories, discusses how the new technology is dramatically […]  More

NAB 2017: Zaxcom Intros ZMT3-HM Plug-On Transmitter

Zaxcom today has expanded its Digital Recording Wireless line with ZMT3-HM, a new plug-on transmitter that pairs high-end features with sleek ergonomics. Well-suited to ENG applications, the ZMT3-HM combines wide-band transmission, selectable 12, 24, 32 and 48V Phantom power and a rechargeable internal battery for easy use and fluid functionality.  More

NAB 2017: Pair of US Pay TV Providers Launch First Linear Consumer UHD Services with SES

At the NAB Show this week, SES (booth SU1910) has announced two MVPDs in the US have launched the first commercial linear Ultra HD services to cable and IPTV subscriber homes using SES’s satellite-delivered, pre-packaged, Ultra HD solution. Marquette-Adams of Oxford, Wisconsin and Highlands Cable Group of Highlands, North Carolina have licensed the SES-provided Ultra […]  More

NAB 2017: Blackmagic Design Updates Add H264 Encoding, Multi-Language Support, Postproduction Tools

Blackmagic Design (Booth SL216) has released a variety of product updates. Blackmagic Duplicator 4K now has real-time H.264 encoding. An update to Blackmagic Video Assist 2.4 adds support for multi-lingual support for 10 separate languages. DaVinci Resolve 14 is the biggest release of the product ever and an update designed to be less an incremental […]  More

NAB 2017: Quantum’s New StorNext 6 Combines Best-in-Class 4K Performance, Advanced Data Management

Quantum (Booth SL5705, SL5810) has introduced StorNext 6, a major release of its award-winning StorNext platform, adding new advanced data-management features to the industry-leading 4K performance of the company’s workflow storage solutions portfolio. With this combination of performance and automatic, policy-driven management, StorNext 6 is engineered to overcome the challenges of ever-growing, higher-resolution content and […]  More

NAB 2017: Ericsson UDN Expands Access to Chinese Consumers

Ericsson (Booth SU720) is expanding its Unified Delivery Network (UDN) solution in China through a deeper integration into operators’ networks, including China Telecom and China Unicom, which combined carry 90% of Chinese internet traffic.  More

NAB 2017: Bay Microsystems Enhances Long-Distance Transfer of Data

Bay Microsystems (Wynn Parlor – Z) has released the first member of its FX-50 next-generation high-speed WAN extension appliance and the enhanced version of its Max Data XchangeTM (MaxDXTM) solution. The products enable movement of large amounts of data in a lossless, timely, and predictable manner and allow access to remote data as if it […]  More

NAB 2017: Event Producer LMG Adds Five New Fujinon UA18X 4K Zoom Lenses

The Optical Devices Division of Fujifilm (Booth C7225) has announced the first sale and delivery of the company’s recently introduced UA18x5.5B 4K-compatible UHD handheld zoom lens. Orlando-based event-production and systems-integration firm LMG, purchased five UA18x’s for use within its expanding Touring and Show Technology divisions.  More

NAB 2017: SMT, Brainstorm, SkyCam Demo New Vision

SMT continues its longstanding partnerships with Brainstorm Multimedia and SkyCam at NAB 2017, where it is delivering its CameraTracker technology to Brainstorm’s award-winning Infinity Set, which is being demonstrated this week at The Switch’s booth (SU4324). The Switch is a global provider of advanced video switching and local fiber circuit services, satellite services, scalable Ethernet, and […]  More

JVC Debuts New Sports Coaching Camera With Direct XOS Thunder Interface

At NAB 2017, JVC Professional Video (a division of JVCKENWOOD USA) has unveiled the GY-HM660SC ProHD sports coaching camera, which interfaces seamlessly with the XOS Thunder HD video editing platform used extensively throughout professional and collegiate sports. An upgrade to the popular GY-HM650SC, which was introduced in 2015, the new GY-HM660SC is being demonstrated JVC’s […]  More

Live From NAB 2017: Bexel’s Lee Estroff Dissects the New Clarity 800 Camera and Its Impact on the Sports-Video Industry

Bexel’s new Clarity 800 camera has caught the eye of many in the live-sports-video–production community. The unit is a custom-built camera that is the world’s first miniature, high-frame-rate (HFR) point-of view camera for live production. The device is on display at NAB 2017, and Lee Estroff, VP, business development, joins SVG to tell us all […]  More