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.
At IBC 2015, FOR-A expanded its 4K offerings with a new, high speed 4K camera, a 3 M/E HD/4K video switcher, and 4K frame rate converter.
Moore’s Law has finally hit the broadcast industry where IT technologies are taking over and making 4K a breeze. At the IBC 2015 show in Amsterdam it was equally apparent that working in 8K for postproduction and even broadcast streaming is inevitable, with tools from cameras to editing software and HEVC encoding already primed or in development to handle it. No-one, though, was envisioning a world beyond 8K—except German software engineer Cinegy. It demonstrated a codec that it claimed could decode a Hollywood movie in a second and is built to manage 16K data rates today.
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.
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.
At this year’s IBC, the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute presents its latest solutions, including HEVC real-time encoding of UHD Video with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG).
Rascular, supplier of PC-based multi-device master control systems, has announced it has completed significant new third-party integrations, including with Blackmagic and Barnfind Technologies. This brings the company’s renowned use-defined, on-air control technologies to an expanded user base.