Monthly Archives: February 2016

NAB 2016: Globecast To Highlight New LA Media Center, AMC-11 Satellite Platform

Written on February 29, 2016 at 6:32 pm, by

By Michael Whatley SVG Associate Editor Globecast is exhibiting in the Connected Media arena at NAB 2016 and will be highlighting its playout and media management services. Globecast opened its new Media Center in LA in 2015 offering fully managed playout services as well as media preparation and VOD logistics service. It also provides a […]  More

NAB 2016: Telestream Revs Up Vantage Platform With New Functionality

Written on February 29, 2016 at 6:16 pm, by

At NAB 2016 on booth SL 4525, Telestream will unveil major new functionality for its Vantage media processing platform. This enterprise-class transcoding and workflow automation software allows content owners, producers, and distributors to quickly, easily and efficiently ingest, edit, transform, package, monetize and distribute their media. The Vantage platform is based on a flexible service-oriented architecture […]  More

NAB 2016: Artel Enhances DigiLink, FiberLink Product Lines

Written on February 29, 2016 at 5:55 pm, by

With a new location in North Hall, booth N4512, at the 2016 NAB Show, Artel Video Systems will showcase a range of media transport solutions designed for broadcast, government, higher education, house of worship, sports, and telecom applications. Artel will feature the newest capabilities in its flagship DigiLink Media Transport Platform and Fiberlink fiber-optic transmission […]  More

SVG On Demand: Michael “Spike” Szykowny Goes Inside ESPN’s Monday Night Football, College Football Graphics Re-Designs

Written on February 29, 2016 at 5:53 pm, by

Last season, ESPN rolled out new graphics for both its Monday Night Football and college football properties. While both are football effects, the two projects proved to be strikingly different undertakings. Michael “Spike” Szykowny, Senior Director, Motion Graphics for ESPN Creative Services goes into the challenges behind each plan and delves into how a network will decide […]  More

NAB 2016: SGL To Launch New Version of FlashNet Content Management Solution

Written on February 29, 2016 at 5:45 pm, by

At NAB 2016, SGL (booth SL5306) will launch its new version of FlashNet content management solution, which is designed to integrate seamlessly with MAM or automation control systems to improve workflow efficiency without intruding on the users’ familiar desktop. SGL’s Open System Architecture provides broadcasters, post production facilities, and news/sport organizations with reliable, scalable solutions with cost […]  More

NAB 2016: Hitachi Releases Its First Native, Full Frame Rate 1080p Box Camera With DK-H200

Written on February 29, 2016 at 5:24 pm, by

Hitachi (booth C4309) has announced the immediate availability of the DK-H200 multi-format, compact, HDTV box camera, which will be introduced at the 2016 NAB Show. Hitachi’s first box camera to feature native, full frame rate 1080p acquisition, the new DK-H200 provides the same performance and functionality of the company’s SK-series studio and field cameras, all […]  More

NAB 2016: LiveU Collaborates With TWiT.tv, NewTek and Panasonic on Live Studio

Written on February 29, 2016 at 4:55 pm, by

LiveU (booth C1717) will feature an exclusive live studio at this year’s NAB in collaboration with TWiT.tv, NewTek and Panasonic. The studio offers a broadcast technology showcase, integrating three leading broadcast brands – LiveU, NewTek (booth SL5817) and Panasonic (booth C3607). Three Panasonic AWHE130 PTZ robotic cameras and two AGPX270 cameras along with a roaming camera connected to […]  More

Here's why Netflix thinks HDR is more exciting than 8K television

Written on February 29, 2016 at 2:57 pm, by

Techradar.com gets it: “Better pixels not more pixels.” Netflix is viewing HDR as the next great frontier in television technology, describing it as “more exciting than 8K in the near term.” Speaking to techradar in a plush show-home in the Barcelona hills, Netflix’s new user interface is already moving through lengthy public trials and shaping […]  More

JOB OPENING: MetLife Stadium Seeks Experienced Broadcast Engineer

Written on February 29, 2016 at 11:09 am, by

MetLife Stadium – located in East Rutherford, NJ and home to the NFL’s New York Giants, New York Jets, and various marquee sporting and entertainment events – is currently seeking a Broadcast Engineer.  More

SVG Exclusive: Univision to Produce Copa América Centenario Final in 4K

Written on February 26, 2016 at 3:10 pm, by

Univision Deportes has confirmed that the network will produce and distribute the final of the Copa América Centenario (June 26, Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ) in 4K to American audiences.  More

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