At the recent IBC Show in Amsterdam, it was clear that when discussing the design and deployment of next generation video production and distribution infrastructures, manufacturers of the technology and processes required are now using significantly different technical terms. Now, familiar words like “encoding”, “playout” and “software defined networks’ are being replaced by computer-geek terms “Blockchain”, “Kubernetes clusters”, “Docker containers”, “software stacks” and “cyber security.”
Embracing the ‘lean engineering’ philosophy of high performing companies, such as Amazon, Google, Netflix and Tesla, will enable Grass Valley to innovate faster, and at scale.
In addition to celebrating its tenth year serving the industry, at the 2018 IBC Show, Apantac will spotlight a new generation of multiviewers and KVM over IP switches.
Esports, or live gaming competitions stage before large audiences, is the latest market segment to attract the attention of professional production equipment vendors. At the 2018 IBC Show Grass Valley will host a live eSports competition on the company’s exhibit stand.
A portable model in its line of integrated production switchers complete with touchscreen display is the centerpiece of the Broadcast Pix IBC exhibit.
At IBC, expect to see and hear a lot about the combined benefits of 12G-SDI and IP-based technology at the FOR-A booth. The company’s current 12G 4K-compatible product line is being augmented with a range of IP-based products for encoding and distribution.
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