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.
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.
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.
Linear Acoustic announced numerous options and updates for many of its audio processing and compliance products, introduced some new products, and made several business announcements at the 2016 NAB Show.
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.
Ultra High Definition (UHD) and IP-based production have been grabbing attention and headlines at exhibitions in recent years and the 2016 NAB Show was no different. Both technologies are making themselves felt in all areas of broadcasting and in playout and automation PlayBox Technology used this year’s event to highlight them while giving first US showings to recently introduced products.
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.
The $7,500 KB Mini HEVC encoder is intended for live event streaming.