Microtech Gefell MD 300 broadcast cardioid microphone

Post IBC With A Look At Microphones October 20th 2017 - 11:00 AM

The microphone is an ever-present staple of any trade show and one that is unlikely to fire visitors up with enthusiasm in the same way as digital. IP-connected mixing consoles or 4k/HDR cameras and displays. But the latest batch of new products at IBC illustrated that although the basic concept of the mic has not changed substantially over the years, it is keeping up with the needs of modern production, including smartphone-based reporting, camcorder shooting, digital connectivity and spatial sound for virtual reality.

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Audio Microphones

IBC was an exciting event as usual with crowds everywhere.

A look back at IBC 2017 October 17th 2017 - 08:00 AM

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.

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Services Trade Shows / Conferences / Organisations

The Harmonic VOS Cloud, enabling a comprehensive cloud-native ecosystem for channel origination, will be enhanced by Zixi technology.

Zixi Announces Partnership News October 12th 2017 - 09:00 AM

At IBC, Zixi announced new and expanded partnerships with several industry leaders including Harmonic, Ericsson, and Imagine Communications.

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Acquisition Cellular and Wireless Links Playout & Transmission Transmission Encoding & MUX Distribution & Delivery Video Transport Content Delivery Network OTT Streaming

Articles You May Have Missed – October 11, 2017 October 11th 2017 - 08:00 AM

AES67 audio networking was a hot topic at IBC. To help readers better understand the technology, The Broadcast Bridge has released a 3-part series written by Andreas Hildebrand, Senior Product Manager and Evangelist for RAVENNA technology. If your work touches audio, read this series. Part 2 in the package is highlighted below.

As audiences become more selective in their viewing habits, broadcasters and service providers must adapt. One way to meet the needs of this changing audience is through customized advertising. Fortunately, ad insertion technology is becoming more prevalent and smarter. Learn more about this solution in the article below.

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Audio Audio Networking Distribution & Delivery Ad Insertion Systems OTT

Joint-Task Force on Networked Media (JT-NM) assumed of path of networked media development as of April 2017. It will evolve over time.

Just what is SMPTE ST-2110? October 9th 2017 - 05:00 PM

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.

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Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Services Trade Shows / Conferences / Organisations

Rollins is a major customer of Tempo, Globecomm’s enterprise OTT cloud video platform for interactive communications.

Globecomm Launches Next Version of Tempo Enterprise OTT Cloud Video Platform October 9th 2017 - 03:00 PM

Globecomm has unveiled the latest release of its Tempo enterprise OTT cloud video platform for delivering live and on-demand interactive corporate training, communications and distance learning content.

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Distribution & Delivery Video Transport OTT

Globecast’s GCBN platform is delivering video content over the public Internet for eight new channels among a dozen linguistic services.

Globecast Uses Internet To Deliver Multi-Language Content for Euronews October 5th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Globecast has expanded an existing relationship with Euronews to deliver broadcast-grade video content over the public internet for Euronews’ eight new tailor-made channels. Globecast is using its exclusive GCXN transport service, which manages the transport of broadcast and media services over the public Internet, which lowers costs while expanding flexibility.

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Playout & Transmission Satellite Links Distribution & Delivery Video Transport Online Video Platforms Streaming

The new Vista 4K rig now features Wohler’s iAM-AUDIO and iAM-MIX units, which are located in truck’s Engineering QC station.

Dome Productions Invests In Wohler Audio Tech For New 4K OB Van October 4th 2017 - 01:50 PM

As it has for previous projects, Dome Productions, based in Canada, has selected audio monitoring solutions from Wohler Technologies to complete an end-to-end 4K UHD workflow on board its latest mobile production truck

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Audio Audio Consoles Audio Processing & Monitoring Audio Production – Recording

Apantac T# multiviewers in TV Nova’s new production control room.

TV Nova Selects Apantac T# Multiviewers October 2nd 2017 - 01:50 PM

TV Nova, a division of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) and one of Central Europe’s largest commercial television broadcasters, has chosen a series of T# multiviewers from Apantac for the expansion of its production control room, master control room and telco signal monitoring. 


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Production & Post Multiviewers Monitors (Video)

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Ki Pro Ultra Plus adds support for HDR formats.

AJA Debuts Ki Pro Ultra Plus Firmware v2.0 with HLG and HDR10 Support at IBC 2017 October 18th 2017 - 04:00 PM

At IBC 2017, AJA Video Systems announced new v2.0 firmware for the Ki Pro Ultra Plus multi-channel HD recorder and 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player.

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Acquisition Memory Cards and Portable Recorders

Cinedeck brings Closed Captioning Insert Edits to IBC October 18th 2017 - 01:50 PM

Cinedeck’s cineXtools can change a misspelled caption with a single insert edit—even after the master file is rendered.

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Production & Post Video Editing Playout & Transmission Subtitling & Captioning Systems

DoPchoice Introduces Light Shaping Gear for Arri SkyPanel S360-C and S60 October 17th 2017 - 01:00 PM

DoPchoice is introducing a Snoot for spill-light reduction, Snapgrid for light direction and Snapbox for light softening for Arri’s SkyPanel lights.

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Acquisition Lighting