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 Michael Bryant of Sony Creative Software.
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.
The latest release of EditShare Flow includes scan and proxy support for 4K and image sequences, enhanced remote editing options, and new automation capabilities for transcoding and file delivery workflows.
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.
Axle Video and Archiware have a new software module that integrates directly with Archiware’s P5 archiving software for LTO tape systems.
“The incorporation of Vidchecker into the BLAM ecosystem ahead of this year’s IBC developed extremely quick … which is the way things should be in the modern era.” Blue Lucy CEO Julian Wright.
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.
Primestream has further integrated its Xchange Suite MAM with Adobe PremierePro CC.