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.
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.
Cinegy made its 8K mark at the 2016 NAB Show with the launch of the DANIEL2 codec. It can decode multiple 8K and 4K streams while performing real time compositing, color correction, scaling, and titling. The new codec is the heart of a new TV playout server introduced at the show.
A built-in spectrum analyzer included with DEV Systemtechnik ARCHIMEDES L-Band Matrix gives cable, satellite and broadcasters significant advantages for both installation and test & measurement applications.
Most platforms have a native DRM technology that can be used for video playback with minimal effort. The use of 3rd party DRM technologies in an app often incurs a technology licensing fee which can be avoided by using the native technology. As a result, a modern premium video architecture is generally based on multi-DRM principles, optimizing for best platform coverage at minimal licensing cost.
TVU Networks’ 2016 NAB Show exhibit showcased its solutions for live video acquisition, delivery and streamlining workflow for TV broadcasters. The company also made a number of announcements and product introductions.
Ten years ago, LiveU disrupted the industry and ushered in the first IP revolution in broadcasting with cellular bonding. Since then, the adoption of IP-based workflows in broadcasting has grown tremendously. With new, innovative hardware and software solutions, strategic partnerships and advances in 4K, LiveU continues to transform the way broadcasters and online video content creators produce, integrate, and share high-quality streaming content.