IBM subsidiary Aspera significantly expanded its presence at IBC this year to highlight its growth in video transport and cloud storage.
Sweden-based Net Insight, has acquired the assets of Hollywood, Florida-based resource management and software company VizuAll Inc, trading under the name of ScheduALL.
The Great Courses has partnered with ViewLift, a technology platform for delivering content to web, mobile and OTT, to introduce a new video learning service later this year.
For Aspera, 2015 marks the company’s strongest presence at the IBC show in the company’s 10-year history. Aspera is an IBM company and creator of technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed.
MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems will introduce AntennaLink, a new way to extend the distance audio and video signals can travel over a single mode fiber cable without degradation.
PlayBox Technology, with over 15,500 playout and branding channels in operation around the world, has developed a cloud-based playout platform called CloudAir that dramatically lowers the capital expenditure cost of running established and start-up television channels.
MultiDyne will release its new platform, FiberNet, at IBC. The product is a real-time, uncompressed optical networking topology that can interconnect multiple (and disparately located) nodes for managing, controlling and distributing all types of uncompressed signals.
Video over IP for live production is set to be the most pressing issue at IBC and beyond. At stake, a new methodology for transporting data from site to plant, around a studio and live to air. It promises cost savings in a move to COTS, a scalable path to 4K, HFR, HDR, object-oriented audio, 8K and practically anything else. In response, Net Insight argue that it is a misconception that live over IP is not proven, while admitting that IP based solutions have reached different levels of maturity for different aspects of production. Here’s the rest of what Alexander Sandstrom, Strategic Product Manager at Net Insight has to say:
The intersection of innovation and reality is the theme of Imagine Communications IBC exhibit according to CEO Charlie Vogt. His company has this year chosen to be the first to locate exclusively in the new IBC Amtrium building.