2017 NAB Show
Tuesday, May 30, 2017Avid Connect 2017: Sports Production PanelThis high profile session from Avid Connect 2017 offered a look at the latest big picture trends in live sports video production. SVG's Director of Digital Brandon Costa moderated the session featuring Andy Beale, Chief Engineer at BT Sport; Ofir Benofici, Avid Senior Director Broadcast Products; Darryl Jefferson, Vice President of Operations for NBC Sports; and Noah Gusdorff, founder and CEO of tapeless workflow integration specialist Creative Mobile Solutions. It proved to be a wide-ranging discussion around production innovation, some of the key topics raised were Dolby Atmos, 4K replays, how the panel currently views VR, the exciting potential of HDR — and the fact that in sports production nothing ever stays the same.Thursday, April 27, 2017NAB 2017: Calrec's Dave Letson Looks at the Latest Artemis Console, Artemis RayOn the audio front, Calrec has made a big splash at the 2017 NAB Show with the launch of the latest addition to its Artemis family of consoles. Artemis Ray has 456 fully featured input channels and can handle up to 72 faders, the same as the larger Artemis Shine model. The company's VP of Sales Dave Letson analyses the new board and discusses of the new unified Group One branding with DiGiCo is changing how the audio giants do business.Thursday, April 27, 2017NAB 2017: Geoff Stedman on Quantum's Efforts in 4K and the Latest Version of StorNext4K/UHD workflows are a major theme of the week at NAB Show for Quantum. The company is showing StorNext 6, a major release of its award-winning StorNext platform, that adds new advanced data-management features to the 4K performance of the company’s workflow storage solutions portfolio. Geoff Stedman, SVP, Products and Solutions for Quantum, gets a quick rundown of the latest.Thursday, April 27, 2017NAB 2017: Thomas Fletcher Outlines Fujinon's NAB Show Lens DebutsAt the 2017 NAB Show, FUJINON introduced two new handheld zooms for live sports, entertainment and field production. The “UA14x4.5B” and “UA18x5.5B” are the latest handhelds in the company’s Premier UA Series of 4K 2/3” lenses. One of the newest members of the FUJINON family, director of sales, optical devices division Thomas Fletcher, visits with SVG to go through all of the major announcements to look out for.Thursday, April 27, 2017NAB 2017: Dolby Laboratories' Mathias Bendull Addresses the Latest With Dolby AtmosDolby Atmos is revolutionizing the way live sports video content is both produced and consumed, offering an immersive surround audio experience. Sports broadcasters such as BT Sport in Great Britain have already produced numerous live events in the format to rave reviews. Mathias Bendull, VP, Multiscreen Services at Dolby Laboratories discusses how the new technology is dramatically changing the way the audio giant approaches sound content design.Wednesday, April 26, 2017NAB 2017: Riedel's Thomas Riedel Offers a Look at Bolero and a New Virtual MultiviewerRiedel is known for its propensity to make a splash at the NAB Show. This year is no different as the company is showing its latest wireless intercom system, Bolero, and debuting a new virtual multi-viewer for its wildly-popular MediorNet product. Company founder Thomas Riedel breaks down the details and ensures that he hasn't brought a chainsaw for this year's announcements.Wednesday, April 26, 2017NAB 2017: Bexel's Lee Estroff Dissects the New Clarity 800 CameraBexel's new Clarity 800 camera has caught the eye of many in the live sports video production community. The unit is a custom-built camera that is the world’s first miniature, high-frame-rate (HFR) point-of view camera for live production. The device is on display at the 2017 NAB Show and Lee Estroff, VP of Business Development joins SVG to tell us all about it.Wednesday, April 26, 2017NAB 2017: SAM's Tim Felstead Breaks Down the Company's New Replay SolutionSnell Advanced Media (SAM) has taken a noted interest in the sports video production community as of late and their activities at the 2017 NAB Show is a certain reminder of that fact. At the show, the company is showing off its new live replay production tool, LiveTouch. SAM's head of product marketing Tim Felstead chats with SVG about LiveTouch, as well as playout solutions that aim to step away from automated man-machine interfaces.Tuesday, April 25, 2017NAB 2017: At His 50th NAB Show, Canon's Larry Thorpe Talks Latest In 4K, HDR LensingSports Broadcasting Hall of Fame and industry legend Larry Thorpe is attending the 50th NAB Show of his illustrious career. Canon's Senior Fellow joins SVG to talk all of the latest from the can and lens powerhouse from the introduction of a second 4K Compact-Servo lens to the company's efforts in high-dynamic range (HDR).Tuesday, April 25, 2017NAB 2017: NewTek's Phil Nelson Chats the Newest TriCaster and the Continued Growth of NDIAt the 2017 NAB Show, many of the attendees will get the chance to see the newest member of the TriCaster family, TC1, for the very first time. In addition, the company continues to push forward its successful NDI protocol that is making waves on the IP front. NewTek's Chief Relationship Officer Phil Nelson stops by the talk the nitty gritty on all of the company's big NAB news.Monday, April 24, 2017NAB 2017: Akamai's Mark Ramberg on Improving the Streaming Sports ExperienceFew companies have been at the forefront of the new world of live streaming than Akamai. At the 2017 NAB Show, the company is showing its latest advancements in its content delivery network and cloud computing services. Mark Ramberg, Vice President, Business Development at Akamai discusses of technology can better connect between consumer devices and the backend network to deliver more pristine video with little to no latency.Monday, April 24, 2017NAB 2017: Derek Anderson on Level 3's Efforts to Advance OTT WorkflowsLevel 3 Communications is known far and wide for its work in transport, including fiber and broadcast connectivity in venues, but at this year's NAB Show, the company is discussing its work in the world of over-the-top (OTT) delivery. Principal Solutions Architect Derek Anderson joins SVG to discuss trends in the industry that he and Level 3 are seeing, including the impact of high-dynamic range (HDR).Monday, April 24, 2017NAB 2017: Sony's Deon LeCointe on The Tech Giant's Moves In HDR and IPAt its press conference at NAB Show on Sunday, Sony unveiled a series on major announcements aimed at tackling the rapidly changing world of live sports video production. The company rolled out numerous advancements in HDR (high dynamic range), including Instant HDR, SR Live for HDR, and the HDRC-4000. In addition, Sony highlighted its IP end-to-end capabilities, as well as its compatibility with industry standards such as SMPTE ST2110, ST2059 and NMOS IS-04. Deon LeCointe, Sony Electronics' Senior Manager, IP Production Technology and Sports Solutions caught up with our Jason Dachman to talk about the latest from the show floor in Las Vegas.