IBC 2019 Reflections: Intelsat’s Bill O’Hara on the Growth of Blended-Connectivity Solutions

IBC 2019 marked the European debut of IronRoute, Intelsat’s new joint solution with Dejero that offers full-time blended connectivity and cloud-based content-distribution via a mix of broadband, cellular (3G, 4G, 5G), and satellite connectivity. IronRoute, which debuted earlier this year at NAB, follows in the footsteps of CellSat, a similar blended-connectivity offering aimed at the […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Spectra Logic’s Hossein Ziashakeri on the Growing Importance of Smart Storage Management

At IBC 2019, Spectra Logic continued to expand its product portfolio beyond tape libraries — which it has been primarily known for in the past — unveiling the intriguing new StorCycle storage-management software. By leveraging a Perpetual Tier of storage, StorCycle can reduce the overall cost of storing data by up to 70%, while still giving users seamless […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Andrew Faulker discusses innovation and virtualisation at Ross Video

At IBC Ross Video launched Gator-Toolbox, a UHD signal-conversion problem solver. It adapts any-to-any HD, UHD, and HDR signals in a compact openGear card, with optional adaptive standards converter. Ross also launched Ultritouch 4, a 4RU version of the 2RU Ultritouch facility-monitoring and control panel. The new version features a larger touchscreen area and front-facing […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: MediaKind’s Olie Baumann discusses innovation in 360° video and remote production

At IBC Mediakind introduced its first range of application-specific packages in its MediaKind Universe portfolio: Aquila Streaming, Cygnus 360° Events, Cygnus Contribution, and Cygnus Distribution. These packages address specific needs for core broadcast contribution and distribution applications and for delivering immersive OTT streaming services, multichannel HD or single-channel UHD, remote ‘at-home’ production, and 360-degree video […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Grass Valley’s Cohen and Görner Discuss Remote Production Trends

At IBC Grass Valley announced that Euro Media Group has standardised on the GV K-Frame X video production engine as it optimises production capability ahead of major sporting events during 2020. The switchers will be deployed across several EMG-owned companies, including Videohouse Belgium, CTV UK, United in the Netherlands and Euromedia France.  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: TAG’s Abe Zerbib and Kevin Joyce on serving the entire video ecosystem

For TAG Video Systems, the big news at IBC wasn’t a new product, but rather how its flagship product can now be used across several pieces of the video ecosystem. In Amsterdam, TAG demonstrated how its flagship MCM-9000 product is more than just a multiviewer, and how it can serve all four primary video applications: […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Object-Matrix CEO Jonathan Morgan on MatrixStore enhancements and the future of object storage

Object-Matrix utilized IBC 2019 to launch the latest version of its media-focused object storage solution, MatrixStore. MatrixStore 4.1 features compatibility with more hardware and operating systems, as well as updates to MatrixStore Vision browser-based search/collaboration tool, web admin, and monitoring. The latest version also includes the company’s recently launched monitoring and analytics tool, Sense, which […]  More

IBC Reflections: Norbert Paquet on Sony’s production advances and the Nevion partnership

Sony highlight launches in Hall 13 at IBC included the PXW-Z750 XDCAM shoulder camera with 4K 2/3-type 3-chip CMOS sensor system and the FX9 E-mount interchangeable lens camcorder with newly-developed full-frame sensor. Sony also introduced two new IP extension adapters, HDCE-TX30 and HDCE-RX30, promising to transform the current HDC series of SDI system cameras into […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Qumulo’s Molly Presley and Eric Scollard on the Power and Popularity of All-NVMe for File Storage

Over the past year, the M&E industry has begun to more fully embrace NVMe (non-volatile memory express) storage, as the price of the technology has dropped and content creators look to accelerate their data-transfer speeds. For several years, the next-gen technology has been a major point of emphasis for Qumulo, which now finds itself in […]  More

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