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Miss something at the 2017 NAB Show?  Stay connected with post show reports, analysis and product coverage by the editors of The Broadcast Bridge - filtered by category.

The Benefits of an All-IP Future – a Standard Way of Thinking May 29th 2017 - 05:00 PM

Earlier this year I had the honor of taking office as the President of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), a position I will hold until the end of 2018. It is a truly exciting role; SMPTE has worked tirelessly to address the industry’s growth and to provide standards – in concept and practice – to enhance the current and future work of engineers, creatives and professionals. Its work has been highly influential, with the embrace of software-defined networking and media processing, and the rise of a fully connected world illustrating the extraordinary advances we have enabled in the evolution of TV and media.

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SAM Announces Orbit - Next Gen Control and Monitoring May 18th 2017 - 09:00 AM

At NAB 2017 Snell Advanced Media (SAM) demonstrated the first applications of its next-generation control, configuration and monitoring solution, Orbit. A single interface that will eventually house all of SAM’s control and monitoring applications, Orbit has been designed to enable users to manage and view all of their control, configuration and monitoring functions via one autonomous system.

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Dalet Galaxy Orchestrates Large-Scale IMF Operations May 17th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Dalet says its Galaxy MAM and AmberFin transcoder is primed for automating IMF operations at scale.

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Articles You May Have Missed – May 17, 2017 May 17th 2017 - 09:00 AM

Whether you are facing a move to ATSC 3.0 or need to change out RF systems, the recent NAB show provided plenty of options for RF engineers. For those more ‘grounded’, production efficiency was top-of-mind with attendees. Our editors review both technologies and the companies providing solutions in these articles.

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Migrating to IP Transport: Media Links Has A View May 16th 2017 - 01:00 PM

IP has almost been positioned as a digital nirvana for both content generation and transport. We’ve been told IP is cheaper, faster, better and… add your own descriptor. While that eventually may be the case, getting there remains a challenge.

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Luxli Demonstrates its Viola Multi-Color Light at 2017 NAB Show May 12th 2017 - 09:00 AM

Luxli showed at NAB its Viola five-inch Multi-Color On-Camera LED Light, a fixture that can be controlled by iOS devices.

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Glidecam Announces Tru-Horizon Head May 11th 2017 - 11:00 AM

Glidecam has announced the Tru-Horizon camera head that allows movement from low to high and back again in a single fluid shot.

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Lawo Expands V__matrix Virtualized Platform with New Multiviewer Modules May 11th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Lawo continues to add new capabilities to its software-defined V__matrix suite of audio and video modules and at the 2017 NAB Show it unveiled two new high-quality multiviewer components that are designed to monitor both IP and SDI sources.

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BluEvo and Hybrik Ally for Cloud Transcoding May 11th 2017 - 09:00 AM

BluEvo has formed an alliance with Hybrik to enhance its proprietary cloud-based system, BluCloud, by incorporating Hybrik’s transcoding engine.

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Zaxcom Introduces ZFR400 Miniature Audio Recorder May 10th 2017 - 04:00 PM

Zaxcom has introduced ZFR400, its smallest and lightest professional audio recorder to date.

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