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.
The Visionsmith Hexolux Xum 7 LED Fresnel lighting kit moves illumination into the digital age.
Marshall Electronics introduces two new HD mini broadcast cameras.
While everyone agrees we’ll get there soon, many industry professionals have come to understand that the migration from baseband video to the Internet protocol (IP) world will take some time.
Lawo has developed a new broadcast audio mixing console, based on requests from working broadcast sound engineers, that adds more functionality in the same footprint as its highly popular mc²56 console. The new mc²56XT broadcast audio console is now shipping and received positive feedback from North American broadcasters at the recent 2015 NAB Show.
Lawo and Neumann have jointly developed a new solution that tightly integrates Neumann’s DMI-8 digital microphone interface unit (which is fully compatible with RAVENNA audio-over-IP technology) into all mc² broadcast audio consoles from Lawo.
Miniature microwave systems define the power of UAV camera platforms.
New Teradek products make live streaming to CDNs practical and affordable.
New feature-loaded Marshall camera monitor accepts HDMI, 3GSDI, composite and component inputs, and includes Marshall’s Peaking Filter focus assist.