I heard it rained at IBC 2017, but that is nothing new. The Beach was recently renovated, now supporting more parties. But, as far as big technology announcements, the show was quiet.
The big news out of IBC this year was Hmmm, what a great question! Oh yeah, and at the very end of IBC, SMPTE ST 2110 parts 10, 20 and 30 were officially approved. What you ask? What about the rest of the standard or suite of standards? Don’t worry, they will be here in time for Xmas or sometime in the New Year in time for NAB LV 2018 or so they say.
Snell Advanced Media (SAM) has announced that Timeline Television’s newest OB truck – the first uncompressed IP 4K HDR truck in Europe – will be featured on its stand at IBC 2017. The truck, UHD2, seamlessly handles fully uncompressed 4K/UHD, IP and HDR.
The broadcast and production industries are among the most innovative and fast-paced around. Yet, for those of us with more than a few years’ experience, sometimes it seems things change for no good reason. Yogi Berra’s comment, “It’s Déjà vu all over again” seems appropriate.
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