Today’s smartphone owners carry more powerful video technology in their pockets than the best state-of-the-art TV broadcast or production facilities could provide two decades ago at any price. The second decade of this century is when off-the-shelf computing matures to the point that it can facilitate and manage nearly all technology-based tasks in broadcast TV stations and TV networks in real-time.
Our partners the ProductionHUB recently published an interview from the 2015 IBC in Amsterdam with Dave Stubenvoll of Wowza Media Systems.
Belden Brand Grass Valley recently debuted the world’s first true, real-time IP processing platform, GV Node, and it builds on lessons learned from the data center industry.
NexGuard and ATEME, launched a joint solution for the forensic watermarking of pre-release High Dynamic Range (HDR) video content at IBC.
Envivio, best known for its advocacy of software transcoding, demonstrated a range of offerings spanning different delivery platforms at IBC 2015. These included a new cloud DVR package combining various techniques such as software-defined storage, along with recent compression standards for packaging and transcoding on the fly.
In order to stimulate consumer demand for Ultra High Definition (UHD) content, and sell more UHD-compatible TVs, Harmonic and Intelsat S.A., a provider of satellite services, have formed a partnership to launch HVN Intelsat UHD, a linear UHD demonstration channel for the North American TV markets.
Scenarist, LLC, a provider of professional Blu-ray Disc authoring systems, based in Novato, California, has entered into a commercial agreement with ATEME to bundle the ATEME TITAN File multi-codec/format transcoding system with its Scenarist UHD Workgroup authoring system.
Livewire Digital is excited about the wide range of new announcements it has made for this year’s IBC show in Amsterdam. Taking center stage is RazorLink, a unique and very powerful communications technology around which Livewire Digital’s next generation products are built.
At IBC, Rohde & Schwarz DVS will introduce new features for its ingest and production server R&S VENICE. These will enable TV studios to optimize their workflows from ingest to studio playout and content distribution.