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Rise of the Drones: Tips From a Legal Perspective

Published: April 21, 2015 at 9:49 am | By: SVG Staff

By Michael Silbergleid As an industry, sports producers (let’s be honest, all video producers) have skirted the legal requirements for drone use. That’s a nice way of saying we’ve broken the law. This isn’t universal, and it’s primarily with smaller production companies (what would be worse for a network: an indecency fine from the FCC […]

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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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ABonAir’s AB-MultiZone Offers Unlimited Wireless Broadcast Coverage

Published: April 16, 2015 at 10:21 am | By: SVG Staff

ABonAir (Booth C1405) launched its AB-MultiZone technology for coverage of massive areas and multiple venues. AB-MultiZone enables continuous, unlimited coverage with a single receiver connecting up to 250 MIMO antennas and roaming from one coverage zone to another seamlessly and automatically without dropping a single pixel. It addresses the coverage challenges of dispersed locations, such […]

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EditShare Helps World Surf League Deliver Live Broadcasts

Published: April 16, 2015 at 10:00 am | By: SVG Staff

With the help of three EditShare (Booth SL10510) Field 2 units, the World Surf League (WSL) covers 21 professional surfing events annually, its production team delivering on-the-scene, live broadcasts along with pre/postshow coverage at WorldSurfLeague.com. “Even when we’re in places like San Clemente, CA, we’re down on the beach with little to no infrastructure, no […]

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Ross Video Adds New Functions, Capabilities to XPression

Published: April 16, 2015 at 9:44 am | By: SVG Staff

Ross Video (Booth N3906) introduced multiple new functions and capabilities for the XPression line of real-time graphics systems, virtual-reality rendering engines, production servers, and comprehensive workflow tools.

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New Partnership Brings MOG Technologies’ Advanced Ingest to Masstech Media Management

Published: April 16, 2015 at 9:26 am | By: SVG Staff

MOG Technologies (Booth SU5006) has announced a new partnership with Masstech Group. The two companies have worked together to integrate MOG’s mxfSPEEDRAIL ingest systems with Masstech’s media-management solutions, enabling efficient, cohesive, automated workflows spanning the media lifecycle from production and ingest to archive and distribution.

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Calrec Broadens Networking Horizon With New Compact I/O Expansion Units

Published: April 16, 2015 at 9:12 am | By: SVG Staff

Calrec (Booth C2755) introduced two compact aluminum expansion units that can be used to expand and distribute a Hydra2 network. The new Fieldbox range of small-format I/O units brings the advantages of Calrec’s Hydra2 stagebox to rugged environments and areas where rack space is at a premium. These 1RU half-rack units are suited for work […]

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MultiDyne Introduces SMPTE-HUT Transceiver for Grass Valley Cameras

Published: April 16, 2015 at 8:54 am | By: SVG Staff

MultiDyne Video & Fiber-Optic Systems (Booth C7920) has expanded its line of SMPTE-HUT universal transceivers with the development of MultiDyne GV HUT, designed specifically to work with Grass Valley HD and 4K cameras.

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Video Innovation Notebook, Part 1: Tech Advances You May Have Missed

Published: April 16, 2015 at 8:00 am | By: SVG Staff

By Brian Ring The broadcast industry is filled with innovators, creators, and makers — all unrelenting in their quest to break new ground. The quantity and diversity of grass-roots innovation that showed up in Las Vegas this week was inspiring. You might have had to hike to the edges of the show floor to find […]

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One Connxt Extends Broadcast-Video–Delivery Deal With Arab Radio and Television

Published: April 15, 2015 at 11:25 pm | By: SVG Staff

One Connxt (Booth SU10725) has extended its broadcast-video–transport agreement with Arab Radio and Television (ART). The extension follows the conclusion of the initial three-year agreement originally signed in 2012.

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