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NAB Perspectives: Click Effects’ Wight on Simplifying Graphics Workflows Via Master Controller

Published: April 30, 2015 at 10:47 am | By: Karen Hogan

Long known throughout the sports-venue community for the CrossFire and Blaze systems, Click Effects showcased something new at NAB 2015: a way to connect them. With Master Controller, venue operators with multiple CrossFire and Blaze systems can combine them under a single user interface. SVG caught up with Click Effects founder/President Cliff Wight to discuss […]

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NAB Perspectives: Encompass Touts Transmission Partnership With LTN

Published: April 28, 2015 at 12:23 pm | By: Brandon Costa

As the move to IP dominated headlines at NAB 2015, Encompass Digital Media talked up its partnership with LTN Global Communications and the next-generation managed IP network. Together, the two companies provide a solution for affordable, reliable transmission services across the globe. SVG sat down with Chris Myers, EVP, global OU services, Encompass Digital Media, […]

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NAB Perspectives: Nemal’s Nemser Looks To Boost SMPTE-Cable Durability

Published: April 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm | By: Brandon Costa

Acquisition tools tend to be the sexy items at conventions like the NAB Show, but transmission certainly had its day in the Vegas desert this year. One of the industry leaders in this space, Nemal was on hand to show off its new FOCC24S7 extra-flexible reduced-diameter SMPTE camera cable, along with its complete family of […]

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NAB Perspectives: IMT’s Lyon Expects Massive Storage Boom

Published: April 28, 2015 at 11:39 am | By: Brandon Costa

Despite overseeing one of the fastest-growing companies in the technology-services industry (according to Inc. magazine), Integrated Media Technologies (IMT) President/CEO Bruce Lyon doesn’t see his company as a technology company per se. Instead, the company has attempted to remain agnostic on technology, working alongside other industry powers — EMC, NetApp, Quantum, Levels Beyond — to […]

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NAB Perspectives: Thinklogical Execs Are Enthusiastic About Partnership With NEP

Published: April 28, 2015 at 11:17 am | By: Brandon Costa

As production vehicles begin to adopt an IP-based routing system and trucks become more interconnected, the types of services provided by Thinklogical become more critical to the overall workflow. At NAB 2015, Thinklogical showcased its full range of KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) and video-signal–management solutions. Demonstrations included the new TLX Series 10-Gbps platform, which supports […]

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NAB Perspectives: Nevion’s Suard on the Rise of IP in Live Sports Production

Published: April 28, 2015 at 10:07 am | By: Jason Dachman

Nevion was one of many vendors at NAB 2015 preaching the benefits of IP production for live remote and studio production. At the show, the company announced that its VideoIPath media-services–management platform now supports the OpenFlow industry-standard protocol to enable software-defined networking (SDN). The integration is part of Nevion’s overarching effort to allow broadcasters to […]

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NAB Perspectives: Media Links’ Canavan Talks Video-Over-IP, Live-to-File Ingest

Published: April 28, 2015 at 9:10 am | By: Jason Dachman

Media Links was firmly aboard the “at-home–production” bandwagon at NAB 2015, highlighting its video-over-IP platform for remote production and live-to-file broadcast application. At the show, Media Links demonstrated the real-time delivery of high-quality, low-latency 4K and 3G/HD-SDI content required to support remotely produced events. In conjunction with EMC, For-A, and a high-profile network provider, Media […]

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NAB Perspectives: ATEME’s Antonovich Explains How HEVC Will Drive 4K, At-Home–Production Models

Published: April 27, 2015 at 5:52 am | By: Jason Dachman

ATEME was focused squarely on the burgeoning HEVC compression standard at its NAB 2015 booth. With a 4K HEVC high-dynamic-range (HDR) demo that drew plenty of interest, the company teased the Kyrion HEVC encoder and decoder scheduled to ship late this year and early 2016. In addition, the company showcased its ultra-low-latency encoder/decoder, as well […]

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NAB Perspectives: ChyronHego’s Prince Goes Behind the Scenes of MLBAM’s Statcast

Published: April 24, 2015 at 2:22 pm | By: Jason Dachman

NAB could not have arrived at a more fitting moment for ChyronHego: on the heels of MLB Opening Day and just as MLBAM ramped up its Statcast player-tracking system, which the company was integral in developing, at all 30 MLB ballparks. ChyronHego highlighted the cutting-edge MLBAM Statcast and its TRACAB image-based tracking system at NAB […]

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NAB Perspectives: Primestream’s Lisman on Latest FORK, Xchange Updates and Their Role at USC

Published: April 24, 2015 at 1:03 pm | By: Jason Dachman

Primestream hit the NAB 2015 exhibit floor with the latest versions of its FORK asset-management and automation system and Xchange collaboration software, which provides production teams Web access to content on their FORK production servers from any PC or tablet device. Primestream also announced that its FORK Logger metadata-tagging module now integrates with in-depth, prepopulated […]

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