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.
GatesAir Launches Maxiva StreamAssure for cloud-based over-the-air QC, powered by Qligent’s Vision platform. The unique service improves quality of service and experience for viewers and broadcasters.
Educational customer networking event connects people and technology. The GatesAir Connect event will be held at IBC from 4-8pm (1600-2000 hrs) on Saturday, September 12th, and will replicate the interactive approach introduced at the first GatesAir Connect event at the 2015 NAB Show last April.
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.
GatesAir will demonstrate the latest advances to its solid-state Flexiva radio and Maxiva TV and DAB Radio transmitters at IBC 2015, including the international debut of the Flexiva FLX range of liquid-cooled transmitters for FM and digital radio broadcasters (HD Radio, DRM+).
GatesAir has added another seven patent awards to its legacy of 238 previous US and Global patents, providing a foundation to improve signal quality and enhance technical efficiencies in the over-the-air broadcast architecture.
DEV Systemtechnik will unveil a new 8² L-Band Matrix Switch for broadcasters at IBC 2015. The launch strengthens DEV’s unique position as a leading supplier of RF matrix switches from small to extremely large systems. SNG-friendly features, such as LNB powering, flexible inputs and outputs set this new small-configuration distributing matrix apart in its class.
Harmonic supplied its Electra X2 advanced media processor to PBS station KQED-TV, based in San Francisco, for real-time video and AC-4 audio encoding during an on-air trial of the emerging ATSC 3.0 television specification.
IBC saw the launch of a range of products to aid operators deliver content to the home from the cloud. Included in the releases is the Intel Visual Compute Accelerator for Intel Xeon processor-based servers, the Intel Puma 7 SoC for cable home gateways, and the Intel AnyWAN GRX550 for xDSL and Fiber home gateways
Dolby Laboratories teamed with Envivio to showcase a live feed of Ultra HD video with High Dynamic Range (HDR) at IBC. The technology pairing used Muse video processing software and Dolby’s Dolby Vision and audio format Dolby AC-4.
Australia’s General Dynamics Mediaware showcased its Matrix integrated technology package at IBC.
Jünger Audio reached its 25th year in business this year but, unlike other broadcast equipment manufacturers hitting similar milestones, did not make a big fuss about it during IBC 2015. Instead it concentrated on two major technology announcements that tie in with major trends in the TV industry today: immersive audio and automation. These developments mark collaborations with research institute Fraunhofer IIS and graphics/studio systems developer Vizrt. They also show how Jünger Audio has moved with the technological times from its early days of designing analogue and then digital compressor-limiter units.