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NAB Perspectives: Avid Gets Serious About Open Platforms

Published: April 20, 2015 at 10:13 am | By: Ken Kerschbaumer

It’s safe to say that Avid’s acquisition of Orad prior to NAB 2015 enhanced the way sports-content creators view the provider of sports-related broadcast technologies company. But it also was part of an Avid Everywhere strategy that rounded into shape at the show.

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Spectra Logic Demos NetApp, Avid Implementations

Published: April 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm | By: SVG Staff

Spectra Logic (Booth SL11816) is demonstrating the proof-of-concept integration of its BlackPearl deep-storage gateway with NetApp StorageGRID Webscale and, at Avid Connect 2015 (Caesars Palace), is unveiling an integration that allows long-term data storage and easy accessibility at extremely low cost, with a new direct-to-tape archive option. Designed to meet the demands of today’s modern […]

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New And Improved: Key Platforms for Sports Sound Debut and Evolve

Published: April 14, 2015 at 10:12 pm | By: Dan Daley

Dolby Labs says its object-based audio (OBA) authoring toolkit for broadcast applications will become available at the end of this month. The system consists of the DP590 object-authoring tool and DP591 broadcast processor. The units are on display at the Dolby booth at NAB 2015. No costs associated with the system have been disclosed.

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Avid Inks Deal to Acquire Orad

Published: April 12, 2015 at 8:21 pm | By: SVG Staff

In a deal that is sure to make waves throughout the broadcast technology sector, Avid has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Orad Hi-Tec Systems. Avid will buy the Israel-based provider of 3D real-time graphics, video servers, and related asset management solutions  for €5.67 per share in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition is part of […]

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