NAB 2016

NAB 2016: Blue Sky’s AMC Room Optimization Nears 150 Units

Acoustics has long been regarded like the weather: something more talked about than managed. That has changed in recent years with the arrival of room-optimization systems that can analyze the acoustical characteristics of a listening or mixing environment and adapt speaker parameters, such as delay and EQ, to accommodate the room’s quirks. One of those, […]  More

NAB 2016: Nothing Official on ATSC 3.0 Audio Yet, But the 2018 Winter Olympics Will Use MPEG-H Format

While the “ATSC 3.0 Consumer Experience” — an exhibit on the show floor co-hosted by the NAB, the Consumer Technology Association, and the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) — is giving NAB 2016 attendees a peek at what they can expect with the recently ratified standard, balloting remains under way regarding which of the two […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Net Insight’s Karlsson on New OTT Streaming Solution, Multiscreen Synchronization

Net Insight (Booth SU3821) is launching its Sye live OTT streaming solution this week. According to the company, Sye allows live content to be streamed with frame-accurate synchronization across any type of screen, including linear TV, with no delay. Net Insight envisions Sye as a solution to avoid the content-delivery delays seen in traditional OTT […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: NeuLion’s Chris Wagner Pulls Back Curtain on 4K Streaming, Digital Analytics

NeuLion has enjoyed a busy 2016, highlighted by the company’s involvement in some big 4K streaming trials, including with Univision Deportes on a Mexican National Team friendly match and with MediaPro on the recent El Classico. At this year’s NAB Show, however, taking centerstage is the company’s growing work in digital analytics.  More

NAB 2016: Elemental Technologies’ Keith Wymbs Says Company Stays Its Course Following Acquisition

At this year’s NAB Show, Elemental Technologies (SU2724) is addressing many of the key trends facing the sports video industry be it high-dynamic range or virtual reality, and even showing off some early prototyping of an 8K video encoding solution. These are all a clear sign that, despite it being six months since the company […]  More

NAB 2016: Vislink Claims World-First With Wireless 4K/UHD System

Vislink has announced its new lightweight 4K/UHD video-encoder system, providing broadcasters with what it says is the world’s first end-to-end wireless 4K/UHD live-video solution. The UltraLite module is specifically designed and optimized for integration with existing 4K/UHD cameras, allowing customers to quickly and cost-effectively upgrade.  More

NAB 2016: Calrec Targets Remote Production, Offers Comprehensive Feature Set in Compact Console

Calrec Audio (Booth C1745) is showcasing RP1, a live-broadcast product that directly addresses the growing need for high-quality content from remote locations; and Brio, a powerful and compact digital broadcast-audio console with a comprehensive feature set supporting a wide range of broadcasters while retaining Calrec levels of quality and customer support.  More

NAB 2016: NewTek Connect Pro Tool Bridges IP, SDI Workflows

NewTek (Booth SL5817) has announced NewTek Connect Pro, a multipurpose software tool designed to seamlessly connect IP video formats, enabling new and existing video-production hardware and software to work together. NewTek Connect Pro provides a simple, affordable bridge for producers and facilities transitioning to IP-based video production workflows that both minimizes expenses, and maximizes opportunities.  More

NAB 2016: EVS Makes IP Advances, Intros Referee Replay System

EVS hits NAB 2016 with continued advances in its IP 4 Live program, the company’s efforts to help customers transition from baseband to IP operations. “The first part is to protect our customers’ past investment,” says Muriel De Lathouwer, managing director/CEO, EVS. “An investment in infrastructure is amortized over five to seven years ,and we don’t […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Astucemedia CEO Leclerc on Leveraging Data in Real-Time Graphics

With sports broadcasters looking for new ways to showcase data in visually pleasing and easily digestible ways, graphics providers must find ways to integrate ever increasing amounts of data into their systems and still play out in real time. At NAB 2016, Vizrt is showcasing a number of vendor partners who are helping the graphics […]  More

SVG@NAB Perspectives: Utah Scientific’s Harmon on Responding to Client Interest in IP, Deepening Partnership With Axon

With the first day of NAB 2016 in the books, it’s clear that the story of this year’s show will mark the shift toward IP. Interest in IP solutions is high on the convention floor, and Utah Scientific is part of the conversation with the recent unveiling of UTAH-400 IP Gateway, a family of IP gateway […]  More

NAB 2016: Shure Features Wireless Management, Spectrum Alternative, and Mic Integration With iOS App

Flexibility is key at Shure’s booth (C2635). The audio-equipment manufacturer is previewing the latest version of its Wireless Workbench system-control software; version 6.12 offers new features intended to help users better manage and monitor wireless-system performance over the network, from preshow planning through post-performance analysis. In addition, two Shure digital wireless systems — ULX-D and […]  More

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