SVG Summit Technology Showcase Preview: What To Expect, Part 3

The 2016 SVG Summit is fast approaching and will host more than 75 industry-leading vendors exhibiting their latest sports-production gear. In the weeks leading up to the Summit, SVG is highlighting the Technology Showcases that will be on display at the New York Hilton Midtown on Dec. 12 and 13.

SVGSummit_2015REVSupport our sponsors and visit the SVG Summit Technology Showcases on Monday, Dec. 12, at 47 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 8 a.m.–3 p.m. in the Mercury Ballroom, Mercury Rotunda, Petit Trianon, Rendezvous, and Third Floor Lobby.

Aldea Solutions
Aldea Solutions is a provider of high-quality video services and solutions for the television and media industries, backed by an extensive fiber-based network with points-of-service across 29 major cities in 20 countries across the Americas and Europe. Aldea will be presenting its end-to-end worldwide transmission and content-distribution services.

Arvato Systems
Arvato Systems’ solutions are used by broadcasters around the world for media-asset management (MAM), studio production, and collaborative editing. Visit Arvato Systems to see its latest innovations for media-business operation, including its latest, MediaPortal, which revolutionizes how news and sports broadcasters acquire, process, and publish content.

Bitcentral helps traditional broadcasters profitably evolve in a world where content is coming from anywhere and going everywhere. The company’s products transform media operations with tools that enable content producers to deliver exceptional programming to their viewers. More than 1,000 media operations worldwide rely on Bitcentral news- and sports-production and master-control–automation solutions.

Black Box
Black Box is a world-leading technology-solutions provider specializing in complete high-performance KVM, A/V-signal distribution, and extension and switching solutions for mission-critical applications. Every day, customers trust Black Box to design, integrate, and maintain control-room solutions for broadcasting, postproduction, stadiums and arenas, and other industries.

Brocade networking solutions help the world’s leading organizations turn their networks into platforms for business innovation. With solutions spanning public and private data centers to the network edge, Brocade is leading the industry in its transition to the new IP network infrastructures required for today’s era of digital business.

Canare, which manufactures high-quality cables and connectors used in broadcast and production, is showcasing the latest in SMPTE HFO cables and connectors, 12G-rated coax cable, and other products that can be used to help deliver your message.

CAT Entertainment Services
CAT Entertainment Services has developed a portable Command Center that seamlessly communicates with UPS, generators, distro, venue power, and broadcast trucks, all of which incorporate CAT smart technologies. The Command Center monitors, records, and analyzes extremely precise power parameters and notifies operators of issues before they become problems.

DPA Microphones
DPA is debuting its entire line of d:fine headset and d:screet miniature microphones, including the d:fine in-ear broadcast headset and the d:screet heavy-duty 4061. Additionally, DPA will highlight its d:dicate 4017 shotgun and the d:mension 5100 mobile surround microphone.

FX Design Group
FX offers in-house, turnkey sports-broadcast design solutions, including set design, motion-graphics design, AR/VR design, set fabrication, and lighting design and equipment. With design, fabrication, and administration all under one roof, every aspect of your project can be handled in-house by FX’s team of experts.

Hitachi Kokusai
Hitachi Kokusai is featuring the new CU-HD1300FT CCU, which can connect with either SMPTE fiber or triax camera cable. The CCU and head adapter feature advanced digital triax, significantly extending triax-cable distance. Hitachi’s full line of HD and UHD cameras now includes HDR (high dynamic range).

LiveU is the live-video solution of choice for international, national, and regional sports broadcasters and online content creators. Its first key deployment was at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Subsequently, LiveU has been used at major sports events around the globe to capture high-quality action-packed sports and behind-the-scenes live coverage.

Oracle is a global leader in providing content-storage–management (CSM) solutions for preserving, managing, and protecting media content. They provide smart storage and easy access to assets. Additionally, Oracle has created the first-ever media-grade private-cloud CSM solution.

Sennheiser is showcasing its AMBEO VR Mic, the new standard in 3D-audio capture. Also on display is the new EK6042 digital portable receiver, which is compatible with both analog and digital transmitters, and the soon-to-be-released EM6000 wide-band digital microphone receiver.

SmartCart Technology
SmartCart is showing the SmartCart SVX, just off contract with CBS Sports covering this season’s PGA TOUR and now looking forward to 2017. The company will also show footage from multiple events where SmartCarts have been used to enhance fan engagement and to provide greater insight into the game and more-compelling interviews with the competitors.

SOS Global
Cargo-transportation specialist to the broadcast, production, and major-events industries since 1986, SOS has offices in the U.S., Germany, UK, and Russia and is positioned to deliver around the world and around the clock 24/7/365. For customs clearance, trucking, ocean, and air freight, SOS handles it all from budgeting to execution.

The Video Call Center
The VCC powers an innovative approach to live sports television, leveraging the power of the smartphone and audience participation to enhance engagement. Bringing together players, coaches, experts, and everyday fans, The VCC provides the technologies and production services that producers need to welcome callers from wherever they are while maintaining editorial control.

Simplify management of 4K video with the TLX24, an uncompressed 4K@60Hz 4:4:4 KVM matrix switch in a compact form factor ideal for control rooms, postproduction, and remote-broadcast trucks. Other demonstrations include Intuitive Mouse Switching, providing seamless and instant computer-source selection by moving the mouse from screen to screen.

TokBox, a Telefónica company, operates OpenTok, a real-time communications platform that enables organizations to embed real-time video into websites and mobile apps. Interactive Broadcast enables large-scale broadcast experiences where viewers and presenters can interact in real time with a live audience. TokBox is trusted by leading organizations, including Fox Sports, Major League Baseball, and Bridgestone Golf.

TSL Products
Specializing in audio monitoring, broadcast-control systems, intelligent display systems, and power-management tools, TSL solutions satisfy and exceed the commercial, technical, and operational requirements that exist in large broadcast facilities, OB remotes, or a live-to-tape studio environment, helping its customers to lower costs, generate revenue, and streamline operations.

TV Graphics
TV Graphics introduces the All-in-One: a flexible graphics CG solution for broadcast and streaming. The All-in-One includes traditional features, such as clock-and-score and lower thirds, as well as full-screen, interstitial, and data-driven stat pages. Additional features include dual-channel functionality, multiple playlist support, and NDI-IP compatibility.

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