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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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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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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Dante Training at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas April 19th 2017 - 01:50 PM

Audinate will be at the 2017 NAB Show this year to provide an informative and hands-on audio networking training event on April 26th, including Level 2 Certification training for intermediate to advanced Dante users, plus a special Dante in Broadcast session.

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WheatNet-IP utilizes  Internet Protocol to intelligently distribute  audio files and control data to devices across scaleable networks.

Artel And Wheatstone Develop Joint Live Remote Production Solution Using Virtualized Audio Services April 18th 2017 - 04:30 PM

A key reason the industry is eagerly moving towards an all-IP future is that it affords new cost and operational efficiencies. The result can mean less equipment and fewer staff needed on remotes. And, there is added ability to leverage visualized services to move content quickly and efficiently to multiple viewing platforms.

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Articles You May Have Missed – March 29, 2017 March 29th 2017 - 08:00 AM

Broadcasters are not an adventurous lot. In fact, the phrase “No change is good,” might describe how some engineers’ think about new technology. A recent survey looked at how broadcast managers and engineers viewed an IP future. Think FUD.

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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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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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R&S SpycerBox

​Rohde & Schwarz Adds IBM Option for Tiered Storage May 9th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Rohde & Schwarz has linked its SpycerBox file system with the IBM Spectrum Scale for a centralized, tiered storage solution.

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Camio Universe

ChyronHego’s VPX Virtual Production Server Supports NDI May 5th 2017 - 01:00 PM

ChyronHego’s VPX Virtual Production Server is aimed at broadcast news operations. It puts the firm’s Camio Universe workflow tools into the IP world by supporting NewTek NDI.

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