ON TARGET… with all the latest IBC 2017 show information and product coverage, by the editors of The Broadcast Bridge - filtered by category.

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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Canal Factory photo courtesy VIDELIO.

4K and IP ACADEMY Announced at IBC October 4th 2017 - 05:00 PM

French digital media systems integrator partners with Cisco and EVS to provide leading edge.

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Eric Vasgaard, MidcoSN Executive Producer and A1, at work on the Calrec Brio console aboard their new “Lewis” van.

Midco Sports Network Sounding Good With Calrec Remote Audio Production System September 19th 2017 - 12:05 PM

Midco Sports Network (MidcoSN), an emerging regional sports network covering high school and college sports across the Midwest, has become the first North American customer of Calrec Audio’s new RP1 remote audio production system. Used in tandem with a Calrec Brio audio console, this configuration will bring the cost savings and efficiencies of centralized production to MidcoSN, a regional cable provider serving subscribers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and soon into Lawrence, Kansas.

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Timeline

Timeline Television to Showcase 4K-HDR IP OB Truck on SAM’s IBC 2017 Booth September 8th 2017 - 11:00 AM

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.

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Applying Storage Media Optimally Across Media Workflow August 29th 2017 - 10:00 AM

When media organizations combine various types of storage — high-performance disk, solid state drives, object storage, tape and the public cloud — with data management technology in a multi-tier storage strategy, they are in the best possible position to maximize the cost, access, and performance benefits of storage across all workflow areas.

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Articles You May Have Missed – August 23, 2017 August 23rd 2017 - 08:00 AM

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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Broadcasters are beginning to consider the challenges of 4K-sized imagery. And yet, 8K-sized pictures are just around the corner.

Are You Ready for 8K? August 14th 2017 - 09:00 AM

This year at IBC, you will be able to comfortably sit in an 8K living room and enjoy a video broadcast so clear that it will make you lose yourself in a truly immersive experience that practically seems 3-D. This 8K setup will be brought to you by NHK, the Japanese public broadcaster that is leading ultra-high definition (UHD) technology development. Its super-high-vision channel held the world’s first 8K TV satellite broadcast in 2016 at the Rio Olympics, and plans to provide full 8K coverage of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 have already been announced.

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Thomas Riedel, CEO Riedel Communications.

Thomas Riedel On IP Networking and Intercom Developments July 19th 2017 - 01:45 PM

Riedel is best known for its expertise in intercoms, but in the last decade the company has diversified into media networks with the MediorNet products. The company’s products are found at prestigious events from Formula One motor racing to the Eurovision Song Contest, provided as a service, or sold to broadcasters and mobile fleets. The Broadcast Bridge spoke to CEO Thomas Riedel for a preview of IBC2017 product launches, and to hear his vision for the future direction of the company.

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IHSE KVM Switching System Chosen by Japan’s Chukyo TV October 20th 2017 - 12:05 PM

IHSE USA has announced that Japanese broadcaster, Chukyo TV, has outfitted its broadcast complex with an enterprise-level IHSE Draco tera KVM switching system.

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G&D Shows 4K/8K DisplayPort KVM Extender Systems with Icron ExtremeUSB October 16th 2017 - 03:00 PM

Guntermann & Drunck (G&D) showed its next generation DisplayPort KVM Extender solutions incorporating Icron Technologies’ patented ExtremeUSB technology at the IBC 2017. The system supports uncompressed 4K UHD video resolution at 60fps along with audio and data up to 400m over multi-mode fiber or up to 10km over single-mode fiber.

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Guntermann and Drunck ControlCenter

G&D Demonstrated New KVM Matrix-Grid at IBC 2017 October 11th 2017 - 05:00 PM

Guntermann & Drunck (G&D) use their new Ethernet-capable I/O-Card-Trunk4 to set up KVM Matrix-Grids across multiple locations with bidirectional communication between individual matrices.

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Panasas ActiveStor

Panasas Demo ActiveStor Post Workflow October 6th 2017 - 01:00 PM

At IBC, scale-out NAS vendor Panasas showcased an acquisition-to-post-to-delivery workflow.

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