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Lawo has introduced the next generation of its AUHD Core signal processing engine that allows users to remotely access and control its mc² series of audio mixing consoles in a distributed infrastructure—whether that be in a production facility or on site, far away. The new AUHD (for Ultra High Density) Core Phase II adds new software that facilitates a SaaS licensing model for permanent or temporary usage.
With its core business in live sports production, Grass Valley has seen its revenue contract significantly over the past eight months but with a new integrated software-defined product roadmap, it looks to bounce back while “reducing the pain” of migrating to IP. This insight, and more, was revealed during a virtual press conference presented by company management in early October.
With each new remote production and IT-centric infrastructure implementation, camera manufacturers are learning more and more about what it takes for a camera to operate seamlessly on an all-IP network. With the right design, production companies can send less equipment to live events and camera operators can work from anywhere—even those with limited skills.
As more and more organizations endeavor to use video as part of their business strategy, the capability to stream online at low latency has become as critical as ever for less demanding applications. That’s because viewers of all types now expect a positive experience similar to what they see on their living room TV set.
To address the increasing consumer demand for exceptional quality content, many media professionals are implementing HDR solutions into their workflows, utilizing image sensors and cameras that inherently support wider density and color ranges. HDR (High Dynamic Range) provides viewers with enhanced contrast and increased brightness and more vibrant color, resulting in a far superior image when compared to current standard HD and 4K UHD signals.
At the InfoComm 2019 Show in Orlando, Riedel Communications will spotlight its Artist-1024, the newest addition to the company’s intercom ecosystem. This new node complements the Artist family with 1024 ports in just 2 RU and a focus on IP installations with its full SMPTE ST 2110-30/31 (AES67) compliance.
Riedel Communications supplied an integrated communications infrastructure for the Special Olympics World Games 2019 (SOWG) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The company’s Artist digital matrix intercom system and Bolero wireless intercom were at the core of a massive comms deployment that spanned more than 30 venues and locations and included managed IT network services.
IronRoute is a cloud-based content distribution solution blending broadband, cellular (3G/4G/5G), and satellite connectivity from Intelsat’s global network. Dejero says its Smart Blending Technology combines all available network connections to create a virtual ‘network of networks’ with the necessary bandwidth to deliver broadcast-quality content.