As facilities are now migrating to an all IP infrastructure, the need to support a hybrid of SDI/IP inputs becomes a necessity at the point of ingest. 3080ITXE is Evertz’s transcoder supporting both IP (compressed and uncompressed) and SDI inputs. It also now supports HEVC encode through firmware upgrade.
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.
After previously breaking several data throughput speed records, Newtec, a provider of satellite communications technology, recently worked with Intelsat in Germany to conduct a live demonstration of Newtec’s MDM6000 Satellite Modem.
IntoPIX compression scheme TICO will be a source of great interest for many at IBC. It’s a contender to be the compression system of choice for HD and 4K video over IP with backers including Grass Valley, Xilinx and Tektronix.
Many industry commentators seem to consider a pure cloud delivery model to be broadcasting nirvana and that hybrid/cloud solutions are simply a rung on the ladder leading to the cloud. But, what if one size doesn’t fit all?
Expecting broadcasters to mandate High Dynamic Range, Thomson Video Networks will demonstrate encoding of a live UHD TV signal to distribute HDR content at IBC 2015. The support for HDR will be available in the product early next year.
Intel announced Intel Media Server Studio 2016, at IBC 2015. The family of software products includes Intel Video Pro Analyzer and Intel Stress Bitstreams and Encoder. Created for media and cloud developers as well as video professionals and broadcasters, these products help them create solutions that deliver faster video downloads and high-quality streaming video.
Artel Video Systems has added L-Band-to-ASI demodulation capabilities to its popular DigiLink media transport platform. The company’s new DLC510 Dual-Port L-Band Demodulator is a cost-effective, DigiLink-based module providing two distinct channels for inputting and demodulating L-Band satellite signals and then converting them to DVB-ASI for transport. Also, the module supports the latest requirements for Carrier ID ETSI TS 103 129 monitoring.
TV Everywhere leader Anvato enables some of pay TV’s most exciting brands to reach viewers on tablets and smartphones on the go.