German systems integrator and studio system manufacturer Broadcast Solutions is showing its current studio and OB (Outside Broadcast) developments along with a snapshot of future products at Broadcast Asia Show 2019 in Singapore.
Although nominally dedicated to cable, ANGA COM also illuminates trends common to the whole pay TV industry and in the 2019 event just gone, there was a strong focus on cybersecurity security and low latency streaming. The other major theme with more of a cable focus was the resurgence of RDK originally developed by Comcast to expedite migration to IP for cable TV operators through standardization of core components in set top boxes and broadband gateways for the connected home.
The Paramount Studios back lot was filled with new production gear and Hollywood pros, students and wanna-be’s alike who poured over the 2019 Cine Gear Expo.
The movement behind 8K has gained momentum and met growing resistance at the same time as it attempts to break out from its Japanese roots after being nurtured for over a decade almost single handedly by NHK.
Podcasts are extraordinarily popular these days because so many people see a huge profit potential from programming that’s considered cheap and easy to produce. Of course, that’s just an uneducated and false perception. To create a successful podcast requires a level of sustained preparation and creativity that few are willing or able to contribute.
Verimatrix, now owned by France’s Inside Secure, showcased its spectrum of cloud-based products and services at NAB 2019, combining security with analytics capabilities.