Telestream is promoting its live streaming production software Wirecast, having recently signed Lightcast.com, TiltedGlobe, StreamShark/MetaCDN, and Webcast-TV. More than 25 Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and streaming platforms already use Wirecast, including Facebook LIVE, YouTube, Twitch and USTREAM. The Broadcast Bridge quizzed Telestream about Wirecast and its encoder Lightspeed Live Stream in the context of the trend toward OTT delivery of sports. Telestream’s chief technology officer Shawn Carnahan responds.
Visionsmith has introduced ReLamp, an LED replacement for halogen bulbs in Fresnel fixtures of all brands and sizes.
At the recent 2016 NAB Show, Teradek demonstrated wireless video devices for remote video capture, camera control, real-time monitoring, color correction and webcasting. All were designed and manufactured in the USA.
Intercom and networking specialist Riedel Communications launched a new expander unit for its established Smartpanel at the 2016 NAB Show. The ESP-2324 adds more keys to the RSP-2318, plus four high-resolution touch-screens. The company, which is well-known in its European home market as well as the US, is now pushing into Southeast Asia through a partnership with Vietnam-based distributor Vietcoms, with broadcast a particular target sector.
VidOvation introduced several innovative new wireless digital video products providing a variety of solutions for TV news and sports field production, as well as for internal video communications.
Expanding on the capabilities of its Video 18 S1 tripod system, the new Sachtler Video 18 S2 Fluid Head increases the weight range, while keeping the same classic form factor.
Avid has integrated Aspera FASP into Interplay | MAM to enable secure and high speed treansfer of large files.
At the 2016 NAB Show, GatesAir demonstrated several new advances in transmitter and exciter technology, and multichannel signal monitoring. The company also showcased the wireless content delivery opportunities ATSC 3.0 will offer.
Zixi has introduced a Live Linear Managed Service to provide broadcasters and content owners with an alternative to fibre and satellite contribution.
Appear TV, a Norwegian provider of video processing platforms for broadcast and IP television, demonstrated its recently launched Video Firewall Router at both NAB in Las Vegas and TV Connect 2016 in London. The router is designed to help broadcasters move to all-IP delivery.