As cellular networks march towards 5G, and gigabit internet and Ethernet speeds have become pedestrian while new H.265 compression does more with less bandwidth, the rising tide benefits all broadcasters. Nowhere on Earth will this be more apparent this late summer than in the exhibits at the upcoming IBC 2017.
The IBC Conference and Exhibition is the perfect venue to explore international exhibits filled with displays and live demonstrations for production, distribution and broadcast technology. Here are highlights from some companies exhibiting cellular and wireless technology at IBC 2017.
Fandango, the ultimate digital network for all things movies, gave fans an inside look at breaking entertainment news, new movie trailers, and exclusive celebrity interviews live during the recent San Diego Comic-Con, July 20-23.
Geo News, Pakistan’s No.1 TV channel providing the latest local, international, sports, business and entertainment news, has used the Quicklink Mobile Encoder for their recent coverage of the UK’s 2017 Election.
There are several approaches to transmitting live and file-based content from the field to the studio. Traditional microwave Electronic News Gathering (ENG) provides high bandwidth, high quality transmission with low latency, while using secure dedicated BAS spectrum keeps control in a broadcaster’s hands.
The Super Bowl isn’t just a Sunday afternoon world championship game. It’s a week-long event with massive TV coverage. Cameras and TV crews from around the globe congregated on this year’s Super Bowl city, Houston, TX, where the game was played in the NRG Stadium.
Just when TV broadcasters are starting to feel good about recent news regarding the move to ATSC 3.0 transmission, AT&T is preparing to launch field tests of a new universal transmission technology. Here, antennas and devices mounted along power lines effectively deliver broadband and mobile traffic. No more need
As the broadcast and production industries gear up for the NAB 2018 convention, it’s worthwhile to consider the leading-edge technologies and solutions that are already proving successful. These two articles look at both IP and audio solutions that help meet the entertainment demands of today’s audiences. The articles showcase how
Grass Valley is one of the foremost providers of sports and news post production equipment around the world. And with their acquisition of SAM, their solutions are just going to get better. Here’s a snapshot of where the company’s technology is just prior to NAB 2018.
Texas A&M basketball fans are getting a fresh perspective of each game this season, courtesy of five new AJA RovoCam UltraHD/HD HDBaseT cameras installed throughout Reed Arena. From high stakes shots to 3-pointers, alley-oops and memorable crowd choreography, the compact block cameras capture all of the in-stadium
I will say it again and again until someone actually listens. This business of capturing high-quality video for broadcast should not be about capturing ever-higher resolution images. At NAB 2018, many of us will be looking at the latest and greatest 8K cameras, which almost assuredly will become (next year maybe?)