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.
Dejero CellSat increases backhaul quality and confidence. It eliminates booking satellite time, and it recently debuted at IBC.
XenData, a data storage solutions provider, launches its managed hybrid cloud service that combines the XenData Cloud File Gateway and Microsoft Azure Storage. The combined solution allows existing file-based applications to use cloud storage without the need for modification.
Manager+Agents workflows are now extended to users of Signiant Media Shuttle, its cloud-native SaaS offer. Via Media Shuttle’s new automation API, system-to-person workflows can now be created to directly link automated Manager+Agents deliveries to individuals.
sonoVTS, a Munich-based provider of system integration and other services, is building what’s its calling the industry’s first pure all-IP OB truck, supporting uncompressed HD and UHD signals over IP based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard. The new “UHD1” is scheduled for final commissioning in early October 2017 with its first productions anticipated for the beginning of 2018.
Socionext, maker of hardware HEVC encoding, and Advantech, creator of video acceleration solutions, have a strategic partnership to provide live hardware transcoding solutions for the data center supporting MPEG2, AVC (H.264), and HEVC (H.265).