SVG Summit Technology Showcase Preview: What To Expect, Part 1

The 2017 SVG Summit is fast approaching and will host more than 70 industry-leading vendors exhibiting their latest sports-production gear. In the days leading up to the Summit, SVG is highlighting the Technology Showcases that will be on display at the New York Hilton Midtown on Dec. 11 and 12. Here is the first of the three-part SVG Summit Technology Showcase Preview Series.

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Quantum (Booth MB 39) is showcasing StorNext 6, a major new release of the company’s acclaimed storage platform that demonstrates its continued leadership in workflow-optimized storage. StorNext is a proven winner, delivering high-performance end-to-end storage solutions designed to meet the growing needs of demanding sports workflows.

Comrex (Booth R 81) is featuring LiveShot. Its groundbreaking IP video codec delivers high-quality, low-latency video and audio over a range of IP networks and can provide two-way media simultaneously. At only 3 lb., LiveShot is perfect for live sports coverage, plus a wide range of other applications, even over challenging connections.

Sony (Booth MB 40) is highlighting two exciting solutions. Ven.ue is a first-of-its-kind media-as-a-service platform providing a 100%–cloud-based managed-service suite encompassing digital-media management, content processing and distribution, and fully integrated commerce. Hawk-Eye SMART Replay is an exciting new video-replay and -distribution technology that puts control of live video content into the hands of those who need it the most.

AT&T Global Video Service (Booth R 74) can deliver broadcast-quality video virtually whenever and wherever you may need it. This service features a high-quality network, flexible, with quick access and cost-effective connectivity tailored to your business needs. It is built to provide customers a “hitless” switching experience, more bandwidth, and dual and diverse end-to-end routing connection arrangements.

AWS Elemental
AWS Elemental (Booth MB 48), an Amazon Web Services company, combines deep video expertise with the power of the AWS cloud. Solutions from AWS Elemental allow broadcast TV and multiscreen video to be customized, originated, and monetized at global scale.

For more than 35 years, Bexel (Booth MR 16) has provided innovative broadcast solutions, rental equipment, systems integration, and product sales to the premium-sports, entertainment, and live–event-production markets. The company recently joined the NEP Worldwide Network, expanding the company’s ability to provide a comprehensive, one-stop set of solutions to broadcast clients anywhere in the world.

Calrec Audio/DiGiCo
Remote production is a hot topic. Now mixing live sports remotely for Sky, Calrec (Booth MB 24) is demonstrating live remote production, with an Artemis host console mixing signals over IP. DiGiCo’s S31 console, which builds on the power and flexibility of the S21, is also on display.

Canon U.S.A. (Booth R 68) is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital-imaging solutions. The company is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing award-winning service and support, with customized service options and state-of-the art centers across the country.

CenturyLink/Level 3 Communications
Level 3 is now New CenturyLink (Booth R 64). The company’s vast network footprint unites its deep local presence with an expansive global reach to connect you wherever your business happens. With approximately 450,000 route miles of fiber, 360,000 international-transport miles, and more than 100,000 On-Net buildings, CenturyLink is equipped to serve you with reliable, flexible, and secure connections.

Dolby Laboratories (Booth L M2) is working with sports broadcasters around the world to bring Dolby Vision to live productions. The company is demonstrating Dolby Vision playback of sports coverage produced during successful trials of its Dolby Vision Live solution.

Fujifilm (Booth L 3) is at the forefront in the development of 4K UHD, HD, and Cine 4K+ optical technology. The Optical Devices Division is presenting its entire range of Fujinon newly developed HDR-compatible 4K UHD and HD lenses as well as the expanding categories of PL-mount and new E-mount cine lenses.

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand
Grass Valley (Booth R 80) features a comprehensive portfolio from image acquisition through playout, supporting the migration to IP, built on open standards, and focused on live production. Stop by to see how Grass Valley can tailor a scalable, controllable, affordable, and reliable solution for world-class sports productions of any size.

Western Digital is an industry-leading provider of storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience, and preserve data. Storage solutions from HGST (Booth R 73), a Western Digital brand, power the markets and companies that shape our lives, enabling possibilities for the cloud, enterprise, and sophisticated infrastructures everywhere.

Lawo (Booth MB 49) is showcasing its V__matrix software-defined IP routing and processing platform, with theWALL multiviewer drag-and-drop configuration tool that allows any member of the production team to quickly change monitor-wall layouts on-the-fly, and Lawo’s VSM broadcast-control and -monitoring solution, which integrates control of all IP and baseband devices.

Reality Check Systems
Real-time graphics are a challenge in live-streaming productions. RCS’s (Booth MB 34) Singular.Live solves this challenge with its web-based solution for creating and controlling graphics over IP video. Hosted in the cloud, Singular offers broadcast-quality graphics on a pay-per-use model and seamless integration with most desktop and cloud production systems.

Riedel Communications
Riedel’s (Booth L 8) Bolero wireless intercom system is completely re-imagined for modern workflows, feature-packed, and repack-ready. The company is also highlighting MediorNet MicroN software-enabled hardware, which handles signal transport and processing, decentralized routing, and multiviewing and can provide a gateway to IP networks.

Ross Video
Ross (Booth MR 15) powers video productions with the industry’s widest range of smart-production solutions, making it easy to create compelling and engaging material. Ross delivers a range of products and services comprising virtual studios, graphics, cameras, robotic camera systems, production switchers, video servers, infrastructure, routers, social-media management, and more.

SAM (Snell Advanced Media)
SAM (Booth P 57) will demonstrate LiveTouch for instant replay, highlights, and collaborative workflows for HD and UHD productions of any size. Integrated editing eliminates the need for media movement or duplication. The intuitive touchscreen panel is quick to learn and easy to use, making highlights selection sure, simple, and robust.

Watch for Part 2 of this SVG Summit Technology Showcase Preview series on Wednesday Dec. 6. and Friday Dec. 8.

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