Looking for a more reliable and cost-effective way to inform citizen’s on civic matters, The City of Chesapeake—the third largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia—now offers live closed captioning on two of its three local PEG channels: WCTV and WCPS.
In today’s world of multiple channels, devices and content sources, content owners need to be able to service all of these platforms. The problem is how to create several versions of media in an efficient manner. The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) allows content creators to produce multiple versions of a program from a single file. In the fourth season of ‘Bruce’s Shorts’, Bruce Devlin examines the Interoperable Master Format (IMF). Readers will learn about the format, how it is constructed, the benefits offered and where the use of IMF can be most effective.
Osprey Video’s line of hardware encoders — launched at the 2016 NAB show with the Talon G1 three-channel streaming contribution encoder — will focus on integrations at this year’s show.
Open Broadcast Systems is launching a high density Integrated Receiver Decoder (IRD) capable of handling 16 channels at once and said to be the highest density IRD on the market.
Telestream’s 2017 NAB Show presence will promote live streaming and social media distribution capability.
ATEME’s codec was used for the VR near-live coverage in Ultra High Definition (UHD) of Super Bowl LI, in partnership with Fox Sports and LiveLike.