Newtec, a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, has unveiled a number of new DVB-S2X wideband products for use in High Throughput Satellite (HTS) and global networks.
After more than two years of technology development, subcommittee discussions and field tests, on February 23rd the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) recommended that North American broadcasters choosing to migrate to the next-generation ATSC 3.0 specification use the Dolby AC-4 codec for OTA transmission. The Dolby system was up against a group of companies that have developed a competing system known as MPEG-H Audio
Digital Nirvana will show its newest media management solutions including MonitorIQ, the CAR/TS (Capture, Analyze, Replay – Transport Stream) transport stream recorder, as well as closed captioning solutions.
ENCO plans to unleash its robust instant media playout solution, ClipFire, at the 2017 NAB Show, marking the US debut of its all-in-one appliance for playback applications in studio and mobile environments.
Alive Telecom has provided U.S.A.-made, broadcast equipment and antennas in the United States and internationally since 2002. At the 2017 NAB Show, Alive Telecom will exhibit several new TV transmission antenna designs.
Globecast will be spotlighting its new Optim’Net, Content Distribution Network (CDN) cost optimization technology at the upcoming 2017 NAB Show. The new technology is important to content distributors looking for a cost-effective business model to move and monetize content. Globecast now manages an extensive and rapidly growing network of VOD platform affiliates, thus ensuring that customers can reach a global audience footprint quickly and efficiently.
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.
Most of this industry’s professionals did not attend the 2017 NAB Show. And those who did could not have visited all 1800 exhibitors. Here is a review of some of the technology you may have missed.
The annual NAB Show is a notorious launching pad for real products and trial balloons. At the 2017 NAB Show, nearly every exhibitor proudly displayed 4K devices or products 4K ready. Viewed close-up, 4K UHD images are stunning. Will UHD fit local DTV broadcasting’s US business model?
A recent survey from WideOrbit shows division in the ranks of broadcasters and the ATSC 3.0 standard. Two surveys conducted on the broadcasters’ adoption of the ATSC 3.0 standard, have highlighted the challenges facing standard proponents.