2018 NAB Show Event Channel

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Matrox Mura IPX multiviewer and video wall decoder boards

Lumens and Matrox Announce SRT H.264 Streaming Compatibility from PTZ Camera to Display May 24th 2018 - 10:05 AM

Lumens and Matrox have announced the compatibility of their products with the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) open-source streaming protocol from the SRT Alliance. The SRT Open Source project, driven by the Alliance, is a collaborative community of industry leaders and developers striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport.

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Ericsson featured UHD and ATSC 3.0 broadcast systems.

Ericsson Media Solutions Entered A New Era at the 2018 NAB Show May 21st 2018 - 12:01 PM

At the 2018 NAB Show Ericsson Media Solutions showcased how it has been transforming television with unique experiences that can be delivered everywhere for everyone through a set of evolved solutions.

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StreamGuys & ENCO Demonstrate Captioning in Live & Pre-Recorded Streams May 16th 2018 - 01:07 PM

At the 2018 NAB Show, StreamGuys unveiled a preview of forthcoming audio transcription features in its SGrecast live stream recording and repurposing platform powered by ENCO’s enCaption4 cloud-based, automated captioning solution.

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Nagra has been conducting its annual pay TV innovation forum since 2016.

European Operators Predict End Of The Traditional Bundle May 16th 2018 - 09:00 AM

The traditional bundle that has been the common currency of pay TV almost since its inception will change beyond recognition over the next five years. That is one conclusion of a panel of European pay TV executives polled by Kudelski Group’s revenue security and multiscreen software subsidiary Nagra, as part of its Pay-TV Innovation Forum 2018.

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Hybrik, a vendor of cloud transcoding and workflow service, will use Nagra NexGuard forensic watermarking from the Kudelski Group.

Hybrik Supports Nagra NexGuard Forensic Watermarking May 11th 2018 - 11:00 AM

Hybrik has introduced support for forensic watermarking from Kudelski Group’s pay TV security and multiscreen software company Nagra into its cloud-based media processing and transcoding platform.

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Based in Montreal, Canada, LiveScale claims to be one of the first worldwide partners for Facebook’s Live 360 Video service.

LiveScale Launches Cloud Platform For Streaming at NAB 2018 May 8th 2018 - 01:50 PM

LiveScale Technologies launched its omnicast cloud platform for live streaming at the NAB Show 2018.

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ChyronHego demonstrated the advantages of moving from hardware-centric to software-centric IP production.

ChyronHego Re-Thinks Virtual Sets In An IP Era At NAB 2018 May 7th 2018 - 01:50 PM

Taking full advantage of SMPTE 2110, ChyronHego demonstrated parallel IP and HD-SDI workflows within an operational Virtual Set at their NAB 2018 exhibit.

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Com Hem of Sweden is one of the first operators to deploy Android TV Operator tier with a full range of features.

Google Leaves RDK Trailing with Android TV Operator Tier May 7th 2018 - 09:00 AM

Android TV is finally being adopted on a large scale by pay TV operators three years after its launch and seven years on from the original unveiling of its predecessor Google TV. One casualty could be the RDK (Reference Design Kit) platform introduced by Comcast around 2012 with a similar goal to accelerate deployment of next-generation video combining broadcast and broadband services through pre-integrated, open-source software to drive customer-premises equipment (CPE) including set top boxes (STBs).

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The NextGen exhibit was the sizzle. The technical sessions upstairs, ATSC 3.0 technology and those who invented what

The ATSC3 and HEVC Patent Pools Solution May 4th 2018 - 08:00 AM

The phrase “Lights, camera, action!” reminds most people of show business and the glamor in front of the cameras. In fact, the real action doesn’t occur on sets. Everyone who touches TV content or delivery wants a piece of the “action.” That action is royalties, and its the best action in show business.

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