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NAB Perspectives: ScheduALL’s Nirenberg on Automating Transmission

Published: April 24, 2015 at 10:03 am | By: Brandon Costa

While the halls of the LVCC buzzed with the promise of IP transmission, satellite providers still had their day as the transmission method of choice for big-time television productions, especially live sports events. Regardless of how your signal is transmitted, however, ScheduALL wants to simplify that process. At NAB 2015, the company demonstrated its new […]

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NAB Perspectives: Adtec Digital’s Johnson on the Push Toward HEVC, UHD

Published: April 24, 2015 at 8:57 am | By: Karen Hogan

Looking to bridge the gap between MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 — and even pave the way for HEVC — Adtec Digital showed off its EN-30 encoder platform at NAB 2015. The EN-30 dual-channel HD/SD-SDI contribution and distribution encoder supports ATSC, DVB, and ISDB applications via IP, ASI, and optional DVB-S/S2/S2X RF transport and can even deliver […]

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NAB Perspectives: BSI Execs Unveil ‘Real Freedom’ Product, Talk Spectrum Squeeze

Published: April 23, 2015 at 9:00 am | By: Jason Dachman

After decades of being known solely as a rental provider of wireless RF broadcast solutions, Broadcast Sports Inc. (BSI) is officially shipping its first for-sale product: the Real Freedom integrated wireless-camera link system. Several years in the making, the all-in-one Real Freedom RF kit began shipping in time for NAB 2015. The easy-to-use system features […]

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NAB Perspectives: Ericsson’s Furgusson Talks 4K Cricket, the Evolution of HEVC

Published: April 21, 2015 at 2:58 pm | By: Jason Dachman

Ericsson has been at the forefront of 4K and HEVC demonstrations and innovations at NAB Shows and IBC in recent years, and last week’s NAB 2015 was no different. HEVC was all over Ericsson’s booth, along with an NAB Best Paper Award-winning area focused on high dynamic range, and plenty of 4K — including Ericsson’s […]

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NAB Perspectives: Deluxe’s Cimelli on How IP Workflows Are Revolutionizing Remote Production

Published: April 21, 2015 at 1:39 pm | By: Jason Dachman

With an eye on avoiding the costly investment that goes with onsite hardware, more and more broadcasters are finding ways to slim down remote productions by using IP workflows that leave a large chunk of the production operation at the broadcast center. Sitting at the center of this “at-home–production” trend at NAB 2015 was Deluxe […]

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Sound at the Show: Spectrum Concerns, Multichannel-Format Competition, Object-Based and Networked Audio

Published: April 21, 2015 at 1:11 pm | By: Dan Daley

NAB 2015 expanded incrementally over the previous year’s expo:103,042 (preshow) registered attendees, versus last year’s 97,915 final audited count, and 1,015,000 net sq. ft. of exhibit space, up slightly from 2014’s 947,000 net sq. ft. And the issues facing broadcast audio never seem to decrease, either. With loudness management pretty much taken care of, the […]

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NAB Perspectives: Aveco’s O’Brien on Streamlining Linear, Online Productions Through Automation

Published: April 21, 2015 at 11:47 am | By: Karen Hogan

Known for automation innovations across news, studio production, master control, and media-asset management, Aveco demonstrated how it can now automate these processes across multiple studios. ASTRA Studio 3 enables networks to not only control multiple studios with a single system but combine studios to serve major events. SVG sat down with Global SVP, Sales, Jim […]

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NAB Perspectives: JVC’s Walton on LTE Transport, 4K, and Mesh Network

Published: April 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | By: Ken Kerschbaumer

JVC this year continues to put a heavy emphasis on providing viable and cost-effective solutions for content creators looking to take advantage of LTE video transport and the growing demand for 4K content. Dave Walton, assistant VP, marketing and communications, JVC, discussed some of the top trends this year with SVG Editorial Director Ken Kerschbaumer.

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NAB Perspectives: BeckTV’s Wright on Tapping Into New Market Segments, Future of 4K and IP

Published: April 21, 2015 at 11:12 am | By: Karen Hogan

For systems integrators like BeckTV, the NAB Show isn’t about unveiling a product or demonstrating the latest software. It’s about meeting with customers, both old and new, and discussing past projects and embarking on new ones. And, with a roster of completed projects, including Dr. Pepper Ballpark (home of the Class AA Frisco RoughRiders), and […]

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Lawo Launches New Audio Console, Audio-to-IP Interface

Published: April 21, 2015 at 11:10 am | By: SVG Staff

Lawo has brought a number of innovative new products to the NAB convention in order to demonstrate real-world solutions for broadcasters who want to move seamlessly between baseband and IP infrastructures, as well as a brand new broadcast audio console – the  mc²56XT.

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