2023 NAB Show
Tuesday, April 18, 2023NAB Show 2023: Calrec, Solid State Logic Deliver Audio Technology For a New Age of Live BroadcastAdvancements in live audio technologies remain an exciting element of the NAB Show in 2023. How does audio remain elite in a broadcast world moving to decentralization and the cloud? Sid Stanley, General Manager of Calrec Audio and Dr. Enrique Perez Gonzalez, Chief Technology Officer for Solid State Logic spoke with SVG's Brandon Costa about each of their company's respective announcements at this year's trade show and how the two sides are working together on an important technological initiative.Tuesday, April 18, 2023NAB Show 2023: AT&T Business Empowers American Rally Association Broadcasts From Remote LocationsMore often, sports broadcasters are looking to offer live coverage of events from remote locations equipped with little or no connectivity. A good example of an event done well in these conditions is the work AT&T Business has done with the American Rally Association (ARA). Scott Beckett, Director of Product Management of AT&T - Global Video Services, along with Yuji Otsuki, Director of Communications of Vermont SportsCar spoke with SVG's Jason Dachman about how the motorsports organization leveraged AT&T technology to deliver top-flight broadcasts that shattered viewership expectations. For more on AT&T's support of the ARA's Lake Superior Performance Rally, visit SVG's website: https://www.sportsvideo.org/2023/03/02/att-media-links-teradek-prove-out-new-transmission-tech-for-extreme-sports-in-remote-locations/Tuesday, April 18, 2023NAB Show 2023: Josh Liemer of NEP's VISTA Worldlink on the MLS Season Pass ProjectOne of the biggest stories in sports media in 2023 has been the move of Major League Soccer to Apple TV. The MLS Season Pass product delivers the entirety of the MLS schedule to the streaming service and, with the help of NEP and NEP'S VISTA Worldlink, it completely reimagined how the league produces its games from a centralized location. At the 2023 NAB Show, SVG's Brandon Costa caught up with VISTA Worldlink President Joshua Liemer to share his thoughts on the project now two months in, what makes this such a unique property, and how he feels this is a model that will continue to grow across the live sports production industry.Tuesday, April 18, 2023NAB Show 2023: FUJINON Lenses' Stosh Durbacz Shows the Duvo 25-1000 and More Imaging Eye CandyAt a trade show like NAB Show, cameras and lenses are the fun toys to check out and the booth of Fujifilm North America Corporation’s Electronic Imaging and Optical Devices Division doesn't disappoint. The company's booth in the Central Hall features the new Fujinon Duvo HZK25-1000mmF2.8-5.0 CineBox PL Lens (Duvo 25-1000), as well as a plethora of broadcast and cinema lenses. Stosh Durbacz, FUJINON Lenses' National Sales Manager offers you a tour through the highlights of the company's booth, including a portable version of the Duvo lens; yet another tools to bring a more cinematic look to live sports broadcast.Tuesday, April 18, 2023NAB Show 2023: Canon's Booth Highlighted By 8K Lenses, PTZs, and Free ViewpointCanon's booth is always one of the highlights of the NAB Show, with exciting launches in lenses, cameras, and unique content creation tools. This year's show is no different. SVG had the chance to give you a tour of some of the key pieces of technology emerging from Canon this year, including 8K cameras, 8K lenses, PTZs (pan-tilt-zoom), and even the latest from Canon's Free Viewpoint system which has been gaining further traction with the NAB. SVG's Jason Dachman is joined by National Accounts Sales Director Rich Eilers; Senior Specialist, Technical Josh Stoner; Senior Technical Specialist Paul McAniff; Senior Technical Specialist Michael Kearns; and Senior Fellow, New Business Michale Larson to walk you through the various tools available at the company's booth.Tuesday, April 18, 2023NAB Show 2023: NEP Group's Casper Choffat on Success of TFC Link, Significance of Annual Trade ShowAfter a successful tail end to 2022, NEP Group is poised for a prosperous 2023. Now, at the pre-eminent location to debut a host of new products, the Las Vegas Convention Center has turned into a hotspot for the company to showcase the latest technologies and workflows. At the 2023 NAB Show, NEP Group's SVP, Global Product, Casper Choffat, explains the new products and announcements that are being launched on the show floor, how TFC has been deployed so far and the feedback from the industry, and why this trade show is extremely important to NEP Group and the industry as a whole.Tuesday, April 18, 2023NAB Show 2023: Lawo's Andreas Hilmer on Growth of Audio in the U.S. Introduction of New HOME AppsA two-headed juggernaut in the sports-video production industry, Lawo is shedding light on the latest developments on both the audio and IP side. At the 2023 NAB Show, Lawo's Chief Marketing Officer Andreas Himler breaks down the company's immense growth of their audio business in the United States, new products being showcased at their booth, the introduction of the new HOME Apps, and how the company is assisting the migration to IP.Tuesday, April 18, 2023NAB Show 2023: Blackmagic Design's Bob Caniglia on Latest ATEM Switchers, Other Broadcast ProductsThe sports-video-production community is forever searching for new tools to enhance their workflows, and the booth of Blackmagic Design is a professional's paradise. Stocked with the latest technologies and equipment, there is certainly something that will cater any want or need. At the 2023 NAB Show, Blackmagic Design's Director, Sales Operations, North America, Bob Caniglia, summarizes the latest additions to the extensive lineup of the company's ATEM production switchers and other notables highlights that are worth checking out at their location in the North Hall.Monday, April 17, 2023NAB Show 2023: LiveU's Janel Moorefield on Increasing Connectivity for Remote, On-the-Go ProductionsLiveU is always pushing the boundaries of what is possible for productions that leverage bonded-cellular technology. This year in Las Vegas, the company is upping the ante with the release of two new products that will assist with complex live events that occur outdoors in remote locations as well as mobile productions that happen on the fly: the On-Site Production Solution and LiveU Studio. At the 2023 NAB Show, LiveU's Vice President, Sports, Sales, Janel Moorefield, highlights the advantages of using the On-Site Production Solution for productions that stretch the limits on connectivity, how LiveU studio will help customers like professional and collegiate teams tap into their production workflows away from their control room, and other products on display at Booth N3058 in the North Hall.Monday, April 17, 2023NAB Show 2023: Zixi's Gordon Brooks on Boosting Video Delivery For Live SportsZixi's solutions have never been more efficient and at the 2023 NAB Show, the company is featuring its solutions that empower ultra-low latency, dramatic throughput, and compute and efficiency improvements for content distributors. Zixi Broadcaster v17 boasts improved processing capacity that requires 80% less compute than other industry options and can result in significant savings in egress costs. At the company's booth at the NAB Show's West Hall, CEO Gordon Brooks spoke with SVG's Brandon Costa about the company's big new additions and what he's keeping his eye on at the annual media industry gathering.Monday, April 17, 2023NAB Show 2023: Amagi CEO Baskar Subramanian on the Rise of FAST Channels and What's New at NABAt the 2023 NAB Show, Amagi is rolling out a load of new features geared at low latency and production control elements to its product suite. The company has also struck numerous key partnerships with the likes of the National Hockey League on its FAST channels and with Sinclair Broadcast Group to launch the first fully integrated cloud-based over-the-air station playout origination. At the company's booth in the Las Vegas Convention Center's West Hall, Amagi's Co-founder & CEO Baskar Subramanian shared his thoughts on the company's new introductions, its key partnerships, and what he's hoping to learn and accomplish at this year's NAB Show.Monday, April 17, 2023NAB Show 2023: Vizrt's Gabriel Baños on Integration of Flowics, Driving More Data-Driven GraphicsAlways looking to expand their capabilities and services, Vizrt acquired Flowics in September 2022. Since then, the integration of Flowics has become a fruitful addition to an already strong lineup under the Vizrt umbrella. At the 2023 NAB Show, Flowics CEO and Founder Gabriel Baños explains how Flowics has become a crucial part of Vizrt's ecosystem, how this acquisition has powered a more enhanced data-driven graphics platform, and what is being displayed at their booth on the show floor.Monday, April 17, 2023NAB Show 2023: Dolby's Carlos Watanabe on the Important Role of HDR in the Live Viewing ExperienceHigh dynamic range (HDR), which was once a technology that was slowly gaining traction, has taken over the sports-video-production sector by storm. Now a full-fledged workflow that's being embraced by entire community, the next step in the process is further refinement and improvement. Dolby, a company who has been at the forefront of this application though their Dolby Vision solution, is looking to enhance the application this year in Las Vegas. At the 2023 NAB Show, Dolby's Director, PayTV and Streaming, Carlos Watanabe, previews the new audio and video developments on display at their booth on the show floor, how Dolby Vision has been adopted by more broadcasters over the 12 months, and more.Sunday, April 16, 2023NAB Show 2023: Sony's Rob Willox on 4x 4K With the HDC-5500 and a New Neutral-Density FilterThere's loads to check out at Sony’s NAB Show booth this year. Among the highlights are two new versions of the HDC-3500 and HDC-5500 (which enables true 4K super-slo-mo at 4X speed), as well as a new neutral-density (ND) filter. Robert Willox, Director of Production Marketing for Live Solutions for Sony Electronics chatted with SVG's Brandon Costa about what makes these additions so exciting and what he's hoping to see at this year's NAB Show.Sunday, April 16, 2023NAB Show 2023: MediaPro's Mario Sousa on AI, The Cloud, and Latest Tools at the Company BoothAt NAB Show 2023, MediaPro is presenting its New York and Miami studios, its playout services, virtual and remote production capabilities, and its latest in audiovisual engineering products, including from group companies Overon, Omicam4Sky, and wTvision. Mário Sousa, Head of Sales and Marketing at MediaPro US - spoke with SVG's Kristian Hernández about the big things he's excited for at this year's NAB.Sunday, April 16, 2023NAB Show 2023: Ross Video's David Ross on Additions to the Carbonite, Ultrix, and Spidercam LinesFor the first time since 2019, Ross Video held its popular keynote and reception at the Tuscany and a packed house was on hand to witness the unveiling of numerous new products, including the Carbonite Ultra 60 production switcher. Ross CEO David Ross chatted with SVG's Brandon Costa immediately following his keynote to discuss what's behind the company's consistent growth, what's exciting him about the company's sports and live events division, and more.Sunday, April 16, 2023NAB Show 2023: Riedel's Rik Hoerée, Luc Doneux on Integrating the SimplyLive BrandA big year in 2022 for Riedel Communications was highlighted by a pair of key company acquisitions, the biggest one being the addition of SimplyLive, a provider of software-based products for multi-camera production. That move - which was first announced at last year's IBC Show - is now in effect and their integrations are fully on display at this NAB Show in Las Vegas , along with a collection of exciting new product launches. Riedel's CEO, Product Division Rik Hoerée and SimplyLive CEO Luc Doneux stopped by to chat about the coming together the two companies, what NAB Show attendees can expect to see at the Riedel booth in the Central Hall, and more.Sunday, April 16, 2023NAB Show 2023: Grass Valley's Tim Banks on the Company's New Vision, Bringing the Industry TogetherOver the past five years, Grass Valley has experienced a massive transformation as a leading organization within the sports-video-production space. Headlined by the GV Media Universe Alliance and the GV AMPP platform, the company is aiming to bring the industry together at the Las Vegas Convention Center and beyond. At the 2023 NAB Show, Grass Valley Chief Revenue Officer Tim Banks dissects the changes that happened during this rebrand, how the business has reacted to these developments, the product announcements that are to be expected at their booth on the show floor, where GV AMPP is headed with its new on-prem option, and ways in which Grass Valley is strengthening customer and partner relationships through their GV One initiative.Sunday, April 16, 2023NAB Show 2023: Program Productions' Bob Carzoli on the Impact of ProCrewz Within the IndustryFaced with an ever-changing sports-video-production industry and the need to fill out production crews with high-quality personnel, Program Productions Inc. (PPI) has provided a huge lift for those searching for employment. Through their dedicated mobile app, ProCrewz, event managers are able to convey their specific staffing needs and professionals are able to find work at a click of a button. At the 2023 NAB Show, PPI Chairman and ProCrewz CEO Bob Carzoli highlights the original idea for ProCrewz, how the app has adapted to a more digital-savvy workforce with new integrated features, and how this tool went from a concept to being widely accepted by media entities nationwide.