Recent Posts tagged with 2014 NAB

Broadcast Vendors Gear Technology Toward Sports-Venue Market

The line between venue technology and broadcast technology is blurring. As videoboard-control rooms become responsible for an increasing number of screens, ranging from the center-hung board to thousands of fan smartphones, venues must install the necessary infrastructure to handle the task. The result: venue control rooms that look more and more like broadcast trucks (if […]  More

VITEC Spotlights 4K IPTV Workflow With Sony, Keeps HD in Mind

At NAB 2014, VITEC announced a partnership with Sony and offered a live demonstration of its new end-to-end 4K IPTV solution for real-time, multicast distribution of Ultra HD video at the Sony booth. VITEC’s MGES-6000 Blade encoder ingests 4K content from professional 4K cameras via four HD-SDI ports and encodes and streams it over IP. […]  More

Ericsson Focuses on Delivering 4K for a Compelling User Experience

The various pieces of the 4K-workflow puzzle continue to fall into place, but hurdles remain. No stranger to the buzz, Ericsson addressed a significant hurdle — content acquisition and delivery — by showing live, real-time “true” 4K/Ultra HD television (4K UHDTV) video contribution at NAB 2014. “If the whole point of having Ultra High Definition […]  More

Click Effects Preps for Busy 2014, Welcomes Back Return Clients

Less than four months into 2014, Click Effects’ résumé boasts an impressive number of high-profile projects. The company recently powered the content delivery at AT&T Stadium in Dallas for the NCAA Men’s Final Four, using the full range of CrossFire, Blaze, and Backdraft systems already in place at the venue. Click Effects systems have also […]  More

Cisco Sports & Entertainment Partners With EVS, Integrates StadiumVision With C-Cast

At NAB 2014, in addition to Cisco’s North Hall headquarters, where the company demonstrated advances in its Videoscape TV-service–delivery platform, Cisco’s Sports & Entertainment contingent set up shop in EVS’s South Hall booth. There, the two showcased EVS’s C-Cast at work within Cisco’s StadiumVision video– and digital-content–distribution solution, which uses the technology to make multicamera […]  More

NAB Perspectives: Markertek’s Barth on the Rapidly Growing Fiber Industry

Markertek continues to expand its fiber capabilities, and its demo line at NAB 2014 reflected that fact. Among the highlights at the company’s booth was the BlackJack-1 camera-mount interface with Blackmagic SWRCONV and ATEM-SC. The device connects as many as four camera converters up to 28 miles away via optical fiber with bidirectional video plus […]  More

Pivothead Wearable Imaging Demos SMART Eyewear

Pivothead showed off its new Pivothead SMART (Simple Modular Application-Ready Technology), the next generation of Pivothead eyewear focused on broadcast, sports, and entertainment industries. Like Pivothead’s first generation eyewear, Pivothead SMART provides full 1080p high definition (HD) video and 8 megapixel still imaging capabilities with enhanced camera capabilities, touch control and a modular design that […]  More

NAB Perspectives: Quantum’s Grossman on 4K Storage and StorNext 5

It was a big NAB Show for Quantum, which tackled the 4K buzz head-on with the release of its new StorNext Pro Storage Solution. The system is specifically designed to enable digital workflows and drive higher levels of efficiency for broadcasters and postproduction facilities. It adequately supports 4K workflows, more camera formats,
and a greater number […]  More

NAB Perspectives: ATEME’s Antonovich Sees Major Progress in HEVC, 4K Development

The ATEME booth stayed plenty busy throughout last week’s NAB Show thanks to a variety of future-looking HEVC, 4K Ultra HD, and 360-degree experience demos and product announcements. Chief among the product announcements was Live Any-to-Any, ATEME’s carrier-grade video processing solution for next generation TV Head-End, which serves as a real-time multi-channel/format encoder/transcoder for multi-screen […]  More

Frontline Communications Introduces New Ford Transit-DSNG/ENG Broadcast Vehicle Concept

Frontline Communications unveiled the Frontline Transit- DSNG/ENG Concept, an all-new broadcast communications vehicle at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, NV. The Transit is Ford’s replacement chassis for the E- 350 series van which has been a standard in the broadcast vehicle industry for ENG vehicles since the 1980’s. The Transit will […]  More

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