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Calrec Products at IBC2017

Artemis Ray Calrec Audio‘s Artemis Ray digital audio console will make its European debut at IBC2017. Artemis Ray has 456 fully featured input channels — making it more powerful than Artemis Beam. Further, Artemis Ray can handle up to 72 faders, the same as the larger Artemis Shine model. Via a brand-new fader/monitor panel, Artemis Ray sports a new surface layout that allows more faders in a reduced surface area. The panel — also available on Artemis Light, Beam, and Shine models — is the same width as a standard Artemis fader panel and includes eight full-size faders to give ...

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Monroe Electronics’ Edward Czarnecki Appointed to FEMA National Advisory Council IPAWS Subcommittee

LYNDONVILLE, N.Y. — July 20, 2017 — Monroe Electronics, a leading provider of emergency information solutions for cable, IPTV, broadcast, government, and university users, today announced that Senior Director for Strategic and Government Affairs Edward Czarnecki has been appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC) Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Subcommittee. As a subcommittee member, Czarnecki will serve as a special government employee providing expertise on a wide range of emergency information capabilities. FEMA established the IPAWS Subcommittee in accordance with the IPAWS Modernization Act of 2015 to review IPAWS and make recommendations ...

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Primestream to Demonstrate Simply Powerful Media Management for Sports, Enterprise and Broadcast Workflow at IBC 2017

At IBC 2017, Primestream® will demonstrate the next generation of its Dynamic Media Management platform. The new platform is built for ease-of-use with powerful features needed to manage even the most complex sports, enterprise and broadcast workflows — from capture through delivery. For the first time in Europe, Primestream will highlight new versions of FORK™ and Xchange™ Suite, loaded with an enhanced User Experience, 4K/UHD workflow, VR/360-Asset Management, web-based metadata tagging, an updated Adobe Premiere Pro extension panel with project-centric workflows, and powerful archival workflows for storing and restoring media from object-based storage providers such as Amazon®, SwiftStack®, IBM® and Cloudian®. ...

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Audinate Releases Major 4.0 Firmware Update for Brooklyn II Dante Modules

Dante 4.0 firmware brings compatibility with Dante Domain Manager Portland, OR July 21, 2017 – Audinate announces the release of Dante firmware v4.0 for the popular Brooklyn II audio networking module. Dante firmware 4.0 delivers critical support for Dante Domain Manager (DDM), alongside performance improvements and bug fixes. This release allows manufacturers to immediately provide field upgrades for existing launched products to make them DDM-ready. The Dante 4.0 firmware is standard for all Brooklyn II modules shipped by Audinate beginning early in Q4 2017. Brooklyn II v4.0 is a key component in the Dante 4.0 system update, which will implement ...

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Adder Technology to showcase latest KVM products at IBC2017

Adder Technology, the high performance KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) specialist, will be providing a first-hand look into the latest KVM technology developments within broadcast on stand 7.C30 at IBC2017, held between 15-19 September at the RAI in Amsterdam. Adder will be demonstrating how its extensive range of IP-based, high performance KVM switching, matrix and extension solutions are enabling broadcasters to streamline their workflows, increase ROI and maximise productivity across different facilities. Whether it’s a studio control room or a post-production suite, the team will be showing how KVM technology can deliver value and performance in any broadcast environment, including those ...

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SAM’s LiveTouch and Kahuna deployed by CTV Outside Broadcast for the first UHD Production of a Major Music Festival

Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that its LiveTouch replay and highlights system and its Kahuna 9600 production switcher were central to the first live UHD production workflow of the 2017 Isle of Wight Festival. Based in High Wycombe, UK, CTV Outside Broadcast is one of the largest and well-respected independent OB companies in Europe. CTV has 12 trucks in operation and has provided live coverage for sports events including The European Golf Tour, The London Marathon as well as primetime studio-based programs including Strictly Come Dancing and The Brit Awards. CTV were selected to supply UHD OB facilities for ...

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EditShare Shows Its Flow Independence, QUALES QC Magic and New EFS Parking Storage at IBC2017

Standalone and software-only media asset management, integrated QC workflows, and parking storage solutions make the IBC must-see list Basingstoke, UK — July 20, 2017 — EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, announced today that IBC2017 will serve as the stage to showcase its new software-defined Flow media asset management platform. Available as a storage-agnostic software solution, Flow will work with industry-standard storage solutions, providing a layer of content creation, media management and workflow automation that optimizes the entire production workflow. IBC attendees will also have an opportunity to get hands-on with EditShare’s extensive suite of ...

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Verizon Digital Media Services at IBC2017

Verizon Digital Media Services will feature its award-winning Smartplay by Verizon technology, a first-of-its-kind, one-to-one session-management system that enables content owners to realize greater insights and create more effective monetization strategies for their content. The company will also highlight the Volicon Media Intelligence service, which records and stores broadcast content across multiple interfaces and has been updated to include the proprietary Slicer application from Verizon Digital Media Services, further simplifying creation, delivery and monitoring of OTT content. Smartplay by Verizon Launched in spring 2017, the award-winning Smartplay by Verizon technology from Verizon Digital Media Services allows content owners to have ...

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Riedel and PIDSO Forge Partnership

WUPPERTAL, Germany — July 20, 2017 — Riedel Communications has brought on board a powerful new center of expertise through a partnership with PIDSO, a leading manufacturer of innovative and lightweight antennas and antenna systems based in Vienna. With the deal, Riedel assumes a majority financial position in PIDSO, accelerating development of solutions that leverage PIDSO antenna systems with Riedel’s industry-leading family of communications systems. “With its innovative solutions in the field of high-performance antennas, PIDSO not only complements our product portfolio, but also fits right into our company philosophy. Embracing advanced technologies and delivering visionary solutions to real-world challenges ...

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Artel Video Systems at IBC2017

At IBC2017, Artel will showcase an end-to-end hybrid IP- and fiber-based network specifically designed to address customers’ growing requirements as they migrate from direct fiber to all IP or hybrid IP/SDI networks. Artel’s exhibit will highlight new products, features, and functionality in Artel’s InfinityLink and DigiLink solutions while demonstrating SMPTE-based standards and interoperability with other vendors’ solutions. Standards-Based IP Transport With DigiLink and InfinityLink Platforms Reliable IP transport of live, broadcast-quality media is now a reality, and Artel offers standards-based solutions in the company’s modular InfinityLink and DigiLink media transport platforms. New capabilities include auto-sensing of broadcast-quality 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, SD-SDI, ...

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Cinegy to Showcase Cinegy TV Pack, Cinegy Multiviewer, and Cinegy Capture PRO at IBC 2017

IBC 2017, 15-19 September, Stand 7.A30 – Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout will showcase the new Cinegy TV Pack, the latest version of Cinegy Capture PRO, and an advanced Cinegy Multiviewer, the most flexible and efficient multiviewer the company has ever produced. Cinegy TV Pack is an all-in-one live production and playout package that provides, literally, everything needed to get a pixel-perfect TV channel on air at a very affordable price. Whether purchased outright or on a cost-effective annual subscription, Cinegy TV Pack does everything, and ...

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We’ll Spend Time in the Clouds, Even with the Storms

  “My whole life I wanted to be a great inventor. Just like my hero.” – Flint Lockwood, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,” Columbia Pictures, 2013     Before the always-on, always-connected online world, folks would spend summer afternoons lying by a creek staring at the clouds and identifying them – planes, dragons, bunnies, snakes, hawks, and mermaids, anything they could imagine.   It was all in the mind of the beholder. According to last year’s IBM survey, three-quarters (72 percent) of C-level executives worldwide said technology was changing the way they viewed their world on the ground ...

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TVU Networks to Highlight Latest Video-Over-IP Technology at Texas Association of Broadcasters’ Convention

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – At the Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) Convention to be held August 9-10 in Austin, TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, will showcase its shipping line of video solutions, including TVU One with HEVC live mobile IP newsgathering transmitter, TVU RPS (Remote Production System) for cost effective remote and At-Home video production, and TVU Router for reliable wireless 200Mbps high-speed Internet connectivity at its booth #109. Held at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, TAB is the largest state broadcast association convention with over 1,100 annual registrants. TVU One with HEVC compression TVU Router operational diagram On ...

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Julia Merrill Joins Nine Mile Circle as Executive Producer

ATLANTA—Nine Mile Circle, which provides editorial, finishing, sound and color services for commercials, television and film, has hired Julia Merrill as executive producer. Merrill, whose background includes nine years as a writer/producer for Cartoon Network, will lead client relations, business development and project management. She will also work with Nine Mile Circle editor and owner Kyle Kramb in implementing the company’s further expansion plans, including a move to a larger facility this fall. Kramb cited Merrill’s experience in production and post, great reputation and enthusiasm in welcoming her to the Nine Mile team. “We’re excited to have Julia join us,” ...

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Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS) Opens Doors to Media and Potential Students and Their Families

Image caption: Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences’ graduate Kyle McAulay, who will be on hand for the school’s Open House on July 22, and will also be a member of the Open Panel Forum held for current CRAS students the evening of July 21.   Gilbert, Ariz., July 19, 2017 – The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS; www.cras.edu), the premier institution for audio engineering education, will be opening the doors to its Gilbert, Ariz. campus (1205 N. Fiesta Blvd.) to prospective students, parents, and the media on Saturday, July 22 from 10am – 4pm. Three CRAS graduates ...

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ABOX42 IBC2017 Exhibitor Preview

With the rapid convergence of internet and TV technologies, today’s operators have a unique opportunity to launch more advanced and compelling subscriber offerings. To be successful, they must partner with a technology provider that is experienced in the IPTV, OTT and Smart Home Services environments. At IBC2017, ABOX42 — a leading provider of next-generation IPTV, OTT (Cloud TV) and Hybrid-DVB Smart STBs and Operator Smart Home Service solutions — will demonstrate the latest innovations for operators. With ABOX42’s solutions, operators can differentiate themselves from the competition and increase revenue streams. ABOX42’s customized STB solutions have been deployed for over 120 ...

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WORK Microwave IBC2017 Exhibitor Preview

Satellite continues to be a reliable and secure way to transmit broadcast and broadband services globally. In fact, almost one in five (18 percent), or 314 million, of the world’s TV households now receive FTA satellite services, according to Dataxis. At IBC2017, WORK Microwave will demonstrate the latest enhancements to its satellite technologies portfolio, including a new high-performance DVB-S2X demodulator for transport stream applications. Using WORK Microwave’s analog and satcom solutions, operators can dramatically increase their flexibility, bandwidth, and margins while reducing operational costs. WORK Microwave devices are deployed by operators worldwide to support a range of applications within the ...

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TAB 2017: Rohde & Schwarz Remains Focused on FCC Repack

Columbia, MD — The FCC repack remains a top priority for many members of the Texas Association of Broadcasters, and premier transmitter, test and measurement and studio equipment manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz USA will offer repack guidance and solutions at TAB 2017, the group’s annual convention and trade show, next month in Austin. Approximately 1,000 television stations across the country are required to transition to new channel assignments as a result of the FCC repack, which cleared UHF channels 38‑51 to make room for wireless broadband. The process will be conducted in 10 phases with staggered completion dates over the next several years. ...

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