Monthly Archives: April 2017

Tech firms race to spot video violence

Written on April 28, 2017 at 9:37 pm, by reports that companies from Singapore to Finland are racing to improve artificial intelligence so software can automatically spot and block videos of grisly murders and mayhem before they go viral on social media. None, so far, claim to have cracked the problem completely. A Thai man who broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in […]  More

Mike Antonovich Named CEO of Eutelsat Americas

Written on April 27, 2017 at 6:58 pm, by

Eutelsat has named Mike Antonovich as the new CEO of Eutelsat Americas. He will leverage his broad experience across media, broadcast and telecoms markets to steer Eutelsat Americas’ activities within the Americas and serve Americas-based clients using Eutelsat’s global satellite fleet.  More

NAB 2017: TVU Networks Intros H.265/HEVC-Supported Mobile IP Newsgathering Transmitter

Written on April 27, 2017 at 4:10 pm, by

TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, announced today the immediate availability of its new TVU One with HEVC mobile IP newsgathering transmitter, which supports the H.265/HEVC video compression standard. TVU One with HEVC will be shown for the first time in its booth #C3739 in the Central Hall […]  More

NAB 2017: Vislink and IMT Unveil HCAM HEVC 4K UHD Camera Transmitter, Finalizes Sale of 18

Written on April 27, 2017 at 1:47 pm, by

Vislink (Booth C8008) and IMT, business units of xG Technology, have introduced the HCAM HEVC 4K UHD camera transmitter. Coinciding with the release of the HCAM, Vislink has finalized an order for 18 systems of the next-generation HCAM transmitters and UltraReceiver placed by UK-based Broadcast RF Ltd., a leading rental company for microwave and wireless […]  More

NAB 2017: KSAT-TV Selects Ross Acuity and Overdrive for Production Automation

Written on April 27, 2017 at 12:41 pm, by

Ross Video (Booth N3706) has announce that KSAT-TV San Antonio, an ABC affiliate owned by Graham Media Group, has chosen a Ross Acuity switcher and OverDrive control system for a production-automation technology upgrade.  More

NAB 2017: EVS, Avid Launch IPLink for Avid MediaCentral

Written on April 27, 2017 at 11:50 am, by

EVS (SL3816) debuted its new IPLink for Avid MediaCentral | UX at Avid Connect, the annual gathering of the Avid Customer Association, which was held April 22-23 at the Wynn Las Vegas, ahead of the 2017 NAB Show.  More

NAB 2017: Imagine Communications Opens Microservices Technology Platform to Media and Entertainment Industry

Written on April 27, 2017 at 11:44 am, by

Imagine Communications (SL1516) is introducing its Open Zenium program. Through Open Zenium, Imagine Communications is raising the bar for collaboration, transparency and innovation by sharing source code to the Zenium microservices library, the company’s pure microservices technology for building smarter and more efficient media operations, with a community of its customers and partners.    More

NAB 2017: AJA Video Systems Launches RovoControl 3.0 Software, HELO v1.1 Firmware

Written on April 27, 2017 at 11:39 am, by

At NAB 2017, AJA Video Systems revealed new features for its RovoCam compact block camera and accompanying RovoRx HDBaseT receivers via new RovoControl 3.0 software. RovoControl 3.0 delivers several new customer-requested features and UI enhancements that improve camera configuration and control.  More

NAB 2017: NewTek, Vizrt Bring Real-Time 3D Graphics to 4K UHD IP Workflows

Written on April 27, 2017 at 11:35 am, by

NewTek (SL5016) announced the release of the NVG1 – NewTek-Vizrt IP Graphics Server, a real-time 4K-capable 3D graphics system designed for deep integration with the NewTek IP Series and the new TriCaster TC1 video production systems. The NVG1 combines a powerful NewTek 1RU server platform and NDI IP video connectivity with Viz Trio/Viz Engine software […]  More

SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2017: Thursday’s Latest From Vegas

Written on April 27, 2017 at 10:49 am, by

The NAB Show is in full swing in Las Vegas, and the SVG editorial team is out in full force, covering all the latest news from the show floor. In an effort to make the tidal wave of news and announcements more digestible to our readers, SVG is providing a daily “SportsTechBuzz at NAB 2017” […]  More

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