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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Hardware Infrastructure Studio Infrastructure, KVM

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

V-Nova & NGCodec With UHD 60P Perseus Plus HEVC Encoding on Single FPGA October 17th 2017 - 12:03 PM

V-Nova and NGCodec have announced the development of a joint FPGA encoding solution. The solution will deliver best-in-class UHD video bitrates and encoding cost reductions up to fifty times (50x) when compared against software HEVC - solution running on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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Hardware Infrastructure OEM, Semiconductors Software Infrastructure Encoding & Transcoding

The AJA openGear 1-Channel Multi-Mode LC Fiber to 3G-SDI Receiver.

AJA announces HDR10+ support; debuts openGear 3G-SDI multi-mode fiber October 16th 2017 - 05:00 PM

AJA Video Systems has announced support for HDR10+ in the developer SDK for the company’s video and audio I/O products that support 4K workflows. Additionally, AJA announces the addition of new 3G-SDI Multi-Mode fiber extender cards to its line of openGear compatible video and audio rack cards for use in openGear frames and AJA’s OG-3 2RU frame.

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Hardware Infrastructure Signal Processing / Interface / Modular OEM, Video I/O and Accelerators

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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Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Studio Infrastructure, KVM

Chimera Introduces New Lanterns for the Arri Skypanels October 13th 2017 - 10:00 AM

At IBC, Chimera has introduced new lanterns that feature omnidirectional lighting from Arri’s Skypanels S30 and S60 Lights.

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Acquisition Lighting

Collaboration between Bluefish444 and NewTek at IBC

Bluefish444 Shows IPConnect Video Over IP API October 12th 2017 - 01:50 PM

Bluefish444 demonstrated its IPConnect Video Over IP API, the KRONOS range of video and audio I/O cards, IngeSTore Server 3G and 4K SDI support for NewTek Connect Pro.

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Hardware Infrastructure OEM, Video I/O and Accelerators Software Infrastructure Encoding & Transcoding

The Instrument View graphic user interface shows every function available through on-screen touch controls and provides instant feedback.

Bridge Technologies Launches Extraordinary T&M Tool October 12th 2017 - 11:00 AM

A new Bridge Technologies interface simplifies monitoring network behavior with a view that provides fast, accurate, intuitive network insight as the industry transitions to MoIP, SDIoIP, ST2110 and ST2022.

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Test, QC & Monitoring Monitoring

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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

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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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Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Studio Infrastructure, KVM