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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dalet says its Galaxy MAM and AmberFin transcoder is primed for automating IMF operations at scale.
BluEvo has formed an alliance with Hybrik to enhance its proprietary cloud-based system, BluCloud, by incorporating Hybrik’s transcoding engine.
Haivision’s KB Series HEVC/H.264 live video encoders are qualified for use with Akamai Media Services Live.
At 2017 NAB Show, FOR-A introduced the latest product in Fujitsu’s line of video transmission solutions, the IP-HE950 real-time H.265/HEVC encoder/decoders. Employing the latest compression tools and image processing algorithms, the IP-HE950 supports real-time 4K contribution, as well as SD and HD.