SVG Summit 2017: RF, IP Are Primary Focus in DTV Audio Group Sessions

The DTV Audio Group’s Audio Production and Distribution Workshop led off the audio side of this week’s SVG Summit. Although RF spectrum issues, a primary focus of the DTVAG’s constituency for much of the last two years, were still front and center, the imminence of object-based broadcast audio and new standards around IP-based transport also […]  More

SVG Summit 2017: Dome Productions’ Mike Johnson, AT&T Entertainment Group’s John Ward Break Down UHD/HDR

As 2017 nears its conclusion, there was one more bit of sports-television history to be made: DirecTV delivered an NHL game in UHD/HDR (high dynamic range) on Dec. 14. Although UHD and HDR production have become a part of everyday sports production in the UK, in the U.S., the case has yet to be made […]  More

SMPTE Launches Online Training Around ST 2110 Standard

The recently established ST 2110 Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks suite of standards was often a topic of discussion during The SVG Summit in New York this week. The standards — comprising specifications for the carriage, synchronization, and description of A/V streams over IP for real-time production, playout, and other professional media applications —were […]  More

Cobalt Digital Releases Diginet Master Control Toolkit

Cobalt Digital has released its Diginet Master Control toolkit. The product is ideal for cost-effective and automated Diginet master control applications and for channels that don’t require DVE moves or scene transitions beyond just a cut but do need to support advanced processing applications while addressing FCC requirements at the same time.  More

AIMS, MNA Merging to Better Promote IP in M&E Industry

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) and the Media Networking Alliance (MNA) are merging to form a single trade association for promoting IP in the media and entertainment industry. The merger comes after a two-year history of collaboration, and it will enable the organizations to have an even greater impact on the industries they […]  More

Your Guide to The SVG Summit: Making the Most of It!

Next week, we are expecting our biggest crowd ever at The SVG Summit, our annual gathering, which offers everyone a chance to see hot new technologies, take part in informative and interactive workshop tracks, and, of course, listen and learn at our General Sessions. For first-timers (and even long-timers), it can be a bit overwhelming, […]  More

SMPTE Publishes First Standards Within ST 2110 for Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks

SMPTE has officially published the first standards within SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks. SMPTE ST 2110 is a new standards suite that specifies the carriage, synchronization, and description of separate elementary essence streams over professional internet protocol (IP) networks in real-time for the purposes of live production, playout, and other professional […]  More

Tech Focus: Immersive Audio — The Front End Makes Its Move

Despite a decades-long march to the nearly complete digitalization of the audio-signal chain, its endpoints remain solidly analog: loudspeakers and microphones. And, although speakers have received considerable attention in the very recent progression to immersive audio, with studios and remote units installing overhead and other playback points according to carefully engineered positioning plots, the input […]  More

M3 Makes Its Way Into Audio Over IP

The crossover between sports and entertainment has been a sweet spot for Music Mix Mobile (M3). The remote-production company, which has received Emmy Awards for its mixing and production work on Grammy Awards shows and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame broadcasts, also handles mixing chores on the music performed at the NBA All Star […]  More

Cloudian Looks To Deliver Performance of NAS at Cost of Tape With HyperFile NAS Controller

With an eye toward filling the gap between enterprise-class network-attached storage (NAS) and tape for the media and entertainment (M&E) industry, Cloudian is launching Cloudian HyperFile, an integrated NAS controller that delivers SMB/NFS file services from on-premises Cloudian HyperStore object-based storage systems. Cloudian HyperFile provides all the features essential to enterprise NAS customers, making it […]  More