2018 NAB Show Event Channel

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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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NAB 2018 was full of excitement as well as traditional technology.

Post NAB 2018 - A Different Perspective May 3rd 2018 - 12:05 PM

Whether the exhibits and technology would represent more hype than promise was a key question going into NAB 2018. Attendees expected developments on ATSC 3.0 and the industry’s migration toward IP infrastructures. Perhaps most surprising was the high level of interest in artificial intelligence (AI). Even so, some of the pronouncements about AI capabilities seemed more promise than practical.

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Adobe partnered with systems from over 52 companies at its own booth.

“Adobe Sensei” Brings AI to Adobe Post Production May 3rd 2018 - 10:00 AM

NAB 2018 was an important show for Adobe Systems as they brought the power of Artificial Intelligence to their rapidly expanding post production systems.

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Articles You May Have Missed – May 2, 2018 May 2nd 2018 - 08:00 AM

With the 2018 NAB show closed, attendees and exhibitors reflect on both business and technology.

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The Switch is giving customers instant access to its global operations from anywhere in the world.

The Switch Launches Global IP Transport Service April 30th 2018 - 09:00 AM

At the 2018 NAB Show, The Switch, a global video solutions service provider, announced the launch of The Switch Access, an extension of its global fiber and satellite network. The feature allows customers easy access to The Switch’s extensive network of customers, connected venues, studios and production facilities, utilizing a broadband internet connection, from anywhere in the world.

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The new wireless 4K camera package offers the ability to capture Super-Slow images, while recording live images at 1080p150 images.

NEP UK Packages Grass Valley Cameras and Vislink Transmitters For Wireless Super SloMo Solution April 23rd 2018 - 09:00 AM

Combining a 4K camera from Grass Valley with a Vislink 4K transmitter, NEP’s UK division is now offering its clients a wireless Super-Slow live camera. The new package was recently used for ITV’s coverage of the Cheltenham Festival, and will be on display at the 2018 NAB Show.

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This year’s NAB Show attracted fewer people but a wide range of useful technology was in abundance.

2018 NAB Show Highlights Complex State of the Industry April 18th 2018 - 12:30 PM

Following numerous private conversations and panel discussions at the recent 2018 NAB Show, it’s become clear that broadcasters are being challenged like never before to hold the line on CapEx spending while delivering more content across their linear platforms. Because of this tricky scenario, the NAB’s annual convention was bristling with technology that helps create content easier, in a highly collaborative way, to spread the expense and manpower.

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Calculating the True Costs and Benefits of Media Analytics in the Cloud April 17th 2018 - 10:00 AM

Despite its reluctance to entrust the cloud with sensitive or mission critical tasks, the media industry is well on its way toward deploying the majority of its enterprise workloads in the cloud. The insight, based on data from 451 Research, points to three key benefits as drivers of the media industry’s move to the cloud.

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Sky Sports is a Friend MTS customer for content protection.

Friend MTS Launches 4K/UHD Watermarking and Monitoring for Live Sports Protection April 15th 2018 - 05:00 PM

UK content security developer specialist Friend MTS has launched a 4K/UHD variant of its ASiD (Anti -counterfeiting, Security, and Identification) service around NAB 2018.

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