As broadcasters continue to wrestle with developing new types of signal distribution infrastructures, so too are major equipment vendors trying to figure out how to re-ignite their businesses and help their customers move forward. Over just a few weeks, three major vendors (Grass Valley, ChyronHego, and Imagine Communications) have replaced their top executives in an effort to improve sales and develop strategies for the next generation of technology solutions.
Bittree has introduced its new ProStudio series of audio patchbays, aimed at making the company’s products affordable to everyone from hobbyist musicians to top-tier studio engineers.
Mobile TV Group, a broadcast production company, is using AD/DA converters from Germany-based manufacturer Ferrofish in three of its trucks to create fiber-based announce booth kits for its clients.
As higher resolutions become the “norm” in television production and broadcasting, improvements in coaxial cables and associated connectors to enhance performance in the 12G operating range provides a more practical solution for 4K transport.
SMPTE defines a set of stringent requirements for return loss, which have been challenging for many hardware designers even at today’s speed of 2.97 Gbps. As the industry upgrades to 5.94 Gbps and 11.88 Gbps to support ultra-HD video resolutions, meeting return loss will become even more challenging. How will you manage the issue? This article will help you decide on key elements like cable and connectors in that new high-bandwidth network.
In this second article, the question becomes, “Are you planning on building a 4K workflow and have you considered the issues of storage?” This tutorial provides guidance on both bandwidth and storage needs when working with high resolution files.
Bluebell Opticom has announced upgrades to its BN390 stand-alone interface that supports single-cable 4K UHDTV transport in broadcast studios and outside broadcast (OB) applications.