Connecting IT to Broadcast

Miss something at the 2016 NAB Show? Read the post show reports, analysis and product coverage by the editors of The Broadcast Bridge - filtered by category.

Pebble Beach Orca System Field Tests in Dubai May 26th 2016 - 09:00 AM

Dubai’s MBC will evaluate Pebble’s Orca system, a virtual channel-in-a-box, without the box. Setting one up for Disaster Recovery or backup is a perfect way to prove out the solution, and Pebble Beach sees more broadcasters doing exactly the same in the near future.

Read more

BenQ Debuts New PV3200PT 4K UHD Video Editing Monitor May 25th 2016 - 03:00 PM

BenQ has kept the comfort of the editor as high a priority as the accuracy of image reproduction in its new PV3200PT 4K UHD monitor based on the Rec. 709 High Definition color standard.

Read more

Colour Grading and Processing Upgrades from Digital Vision May 25th 2016 - 11:00 AM

Digital Vision used the recent 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas to showcase its full range of colour and image management, film scanning and format preparation products. These included the Nucoda grading suite, which now offers support for ACES 10 and Dolby Vision among other formats, plus the Golden Eye 4 scanner and the 2016.1 version of the Loki processing platform.

Read more

​OTT “As Good As TV” Says Telestream May 24th 2016 - 11:00 AM

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.

Read more

VHF options, software updates and collaborations for Shure May 23rd 2016 - 03:00 PM

Shure has introduced VHF versions of the ULX-D and QLX-D digital wireless microphone systems. These made their first appearance at last month’s 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, along with a preview of the latest release of the Wireless Workbench System control software. Among other announcements from Shure are that selected Yamaha consoles are able to control and monitor the ULXD4D and ULXD4Q digital wireless receivers.

Read more

Visionsmith Introduces ReLamp, LED Upgrade for Halogen Fresnels May 20th 2016 - 01:50 PM

Visionsmith has introduced ReLamp, an LED replacement for halogen bulbs in Fresnel fixtures of all brands and sizes.

Read more

VR Colour Grading Demoed at NAB Show by ASSIMILATE May 20th 2016 - 08:00 AM

After several years as an experimental or specialist technology, virtual reality (VR) is now being taken more seriously for mainstream media. US digital intermediate and colour correction developer ASSIMILATE is among the companies targeting this potential market and used the 2016 NAB Show to give the first public demonstrations of its new SCRATCH VR Suite, which includes tools to prepare and deliver 360-degree immersive material.

Read more

Leader Instruments Sharpens TV’s Leading Edge May 19th 2016 - 07:00 PM

HDR could be the next major innovation for television broadcasting ahead of the mainstream adoption of 4K/UHD. Leader Instruments Corporation made several announcements and product introductions related to both at the 2016 NAB Show, and joined the TICO Alliance.

Read more

Teradek Demos New Solutions at 2016 NAB Show May 19th 2016 - 04:00 PM

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.

Read more

Tektronix Addresses Broadcaster’s New T&M Needs May 18th 2016 - 04:00 PM

At the 2016 NAB Show, Tektronix made a number of significant video test equipment business and product announcements relevant to broadcasters and the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Read more