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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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 infrastructures challenges every media professional.

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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Combine 103,443 attendees with 1,806 exhibitors and you have NAB 2017. Image: NAB.

Articles You May Have Missed – May 10, 2017 May 10th 2017 - 08:00 AM

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.

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2017 NAB Show crowds scoured technical exhibits searching for new solutions and clues to TV

Moore’s Law Gets a Phone Call May 8th 2017 - 01:50 PM

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?

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The IP Showcase gave hope that costly format wars can be avoided in the march towards all-IP production workflows.

NAB Highlighted Industry Unity Behind Common IP Media and Production Standards May 5th 2017 - 01:50 PM

Unity was in the air at the 2017 NAB Show for real time production over IP networks, with broadcasters, vendors and standards bodies coming together for the IP Showcase.

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Surveys Reveal that the 2017 NAB Show Must Build Broadcaster Support for ATSC 3.0 May 4th 2017 - 11:00 AM

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.

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Sunday afternoon streets and sidewalks were ready for NAB Show exhibit visitor arrivals.

On-Air In-Air at 2017 NAB Show May 4th 2017 - 09:00 AM

The FCC Spectrum Repack makes history repeat itself as TV transmitter, antenna and broadcast RF systems exhibits are some of the most crowded at the 2017 NAB Show. Demand for new TV RF systems hasn’t been this strong since the DTV transition early last decade.

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Live production specialist demonstrated how EVS technology enables more immersive live programming.

EVS — Paved The Way To Live Viewing At 2017 NAB May 2nd 2017 - 03:00 PM

At the 2017 NAB Show, EVS presented new connected and creative live technologies for better storytelling and new viewing experiences. EVS’ 2017 NAB booth allowed attendees to see how new IP-based connected infrastructures could enable creative teams to deliver better storytelling.

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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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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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The vm_mv24-4 can monitor up to 24 sources of IP or SDI video while the vm_mv16-4 is capable of handling up to 16 sources.

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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