Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, SVG Europe

Arvato Systems Acquires 100% of Swedish MAM Expert Vidispine

As of November 1 2017, Arvato Systems Group has acquired 100% of the company shares of Vidispine. The IT specialist from the Bertelsmann Group and the Swedish MAM (Media Asset Management) expert are strengthening the link in their portfolios and are working together to achieve further growth, addressing the explosion in video content and growth […]  More

Broadcast RF Makes Major Commitment to Vislink’s HEVC 4K UHD HCAM

xG Technology’s Vislink business has received an order worth $400,000 for 10 HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) 4K UHD HCAM wireless camera systems from hire company Broadcast RF (BRF). The order brings BRF’s total investment in Vislink HEVC wireless camera technology to over $1,000,0000 in the last six months. This additional investment makes BRF the […]  More

IBC Reflections: Imagine Communications’ Connan-Lostanlen outlines progress on IP-SDI interop, TICO and OTT monetization

At IBC Imagine Communications launched the Selenio Network Processor (SNP), an IP gateway, synchroniser and processor for hybrid/all-IP HD/3G/UHD. The high-density SNP platform – claimed to be the industry’s first pure-IP processor — offers IP-to-IP processing capabilities, handling uncompressed UHD signals based on the SMPTE 2110 specification for transporting media over IP networks.  More

IBC Reflections: NTT Electronics’ Fabi and Yoshida discuss HEVC and remote production

NTT Electronics showcased a variety of encoding/decoding technologies at IBC2017, and much of the focus was on 4K, HDR and HEVC. Among the offerings was the HC1100 Series 4:2:2 10-bit H.265/HEVC real-time encoder, which has the capacity to transmit high-quality video images at low bitrate, low latency and low power consumption. Scalable, it handles SD […]  More

IBC Reflections: Grass Valley’s Thraves on company approach to the live production market

To efficiently shoot, deliver and archive live content, Grass Valley at IBC added three new compact models to its LDX C86N series compact camera portfolio, and upgraded the K2 Dyno Replay System to feature what it claims is the smallest footprint per channel of any 4K replay solution. These new solutions complement Grass Valley’s support […]  More

IBC Reflections: Cooney and Maycock map SAM’s legacy of innovation onto emerging market areas

At IBC Snell Advanced Media announced the latest release of its FormatFusion software. FormatFusion4 adds HDR capabilities to its Kahuna production switcher range. SAM’s Kahuna with FormatFusion4 technology was a key part of BT Sport and Telegenic’s 4K HDR workflow in June at the UEFA Champions League Final in Cardiff.  More