A new Comark LPTV DTV transmitter replaced a retired analog transmitter at Maine’s Harpswell Community TV.
Maryland Public Television is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). MPT’s six transmitters cover Maryland plus portions of contiguous states and the District of Columbia. Two MPT transmitters were recently upgraded with new ATSC DTV digital exciters.
While many might scoff at the true practicality of 8K production, representatives from Ikegami, which showed a new handheld 8K camera (as well as a 4K version) at the recent NAB Show, said that customers from around the world show there is “rapidly growing interest” in its ultra-high-definition (UHD, or the widely used “4K” broadcast specification) and Super Hi-Vision (SHV) technology.
Spain’s Vector 3 introduced several new and upgraded TV channel playout and playout management products at NAB 2015.
Bonded cellular system technology progress is marked with MoJos and IP-based live stream sharing services.
Harmonic has found a new way of demonstrating OTT’s potential to deliver niche channels worldwide. It has established two channels about OTT itself aimed primarily at TV engineers seeking guidance on issues relating to OTT video deployment.
The recent spate of announcements from camera manufacturers about plans to market HD and 4K shooters capable of accepting B4-mount standard lenses has been welcomed by the industry and appears to have brought live UHD broadcast launches closer.
To say that UAVs have caught the attention of the video production community is an understatement. Not only did this year’s NAB conference showcase at least 24 different manufacturers, distributors, and service providers, but paper sessions and a dedicated Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion grabbed buyers’ attention throughout the show.
Orad Hi-Tech Systems showed its new Spark Tracked Telestrator solution at the recent NAB Show and is ideally suited for both studio and live sport productions.
UK-based DiGiCo has developed a new rack-based redundant engine (SD-RE) and fader pod for its SD10 digital mixing console to ensure 24/7 operation. The SD-RE Rack is an engine-in-a-box that provides connection to a monitor and a keyboard/trackball for SD7-style dual engine redundancy.