Television technology Press Release
|04/25/2017 - 11:10||
BBC Turns to Grass Valley for Integrated IP Solutions in its New Welsh Headquarters
GV Node and Cisco switches power state-of-the-art Broadcast Data Center MONTREAL, April 25, 2017 — BBC Wales is a national broadcaster, providing a wide range of programs and services for audiences across Wales, as well as flagship programs for the BBC network. Like all broadcasters, the BBC is always looking to leverage the latest technology advances to improve production efficiency, so when designing its new national production center in Wales, an IP infrastructure was the obvious choice.
|Thomson Grass Valley|
|04/25/2017 - 00:12||
Opera TV Join Forces with JW Player to Help Content Creators Get Ready for Primetime
Opera TV is continuing to expand its partnerships to enable millions of video content creators to quickly and easily distribute their content on millions of Smart TV devices around the globe. JW Player, a leading digital and mobile video platform and player company with customers ranging from individual bloggers to Fortune 500 companies, is the newest Opera TV Snap partner. Together, Opera TV Snap and JW Player will enable JW Players’ over two million supported websites to package online video channels into ready-to-run TV apps.
|04/24/2017 - 15:10||
Thinklogical Introduces Uncompressed 4K Private Cloud Solution for VFX and Post-Production at NAB Show 2017
MILFORD, CONN. – April 21, 2017 -- Thinklogical, a leading provider of secure, high-performance KVM signal extension and switching systems for the media and entertainment industry, announced today that it will be introducing a new, uncompressed 4K private cloud solution for visual effects and post-production applications at NAB Show 2017, April 24-27, in booth SL6027 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
|04/24/2017 - 11:05||
AJA Launches Ki Pro Ultra Plus with 4-Channel HD Recording and HDMI 2.0 Support
Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Stand SL2505 (April 24, 2017)—AJA Video Systems today announced Ki Pro Ultra Plus, introducing 1, 2, 3 or 4-Channel simultaneous HD recording up to 1080 50/60p, and full HDMI 2.0 (up to 12-bit capture and output) for 4K/UltraHD workflows.
|04/24/2017 - 10:26||
AJA Announces New KUMO CP2 Control Panel
Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Stand SL2505 (April 24, 2017)—AJA Video Systems unveiled its new destination-oriented KUMO CP2 Control Panel for plug and play control of AJA’s complete line of compact KUMO SDI routers.
|04/24/2017 - 10:22||
AJA Unveils New 12G-SDI and Fiber Mini-Converters at NAB 2017
Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Stand SL2505 (April 24, 2017)—AJA Video Systems today announced new Mini-Converters that resolve interoperability and interconnectivity challenges in modern broadcast and ProAV environments. New products include the 12GDA 12G/3G/SD-SDI Re clocking Distribution Amplifier, 12GM 12G-SDI to/from 3G-SDI Muxer/Demuxer, and new Multi-Mode SFP options for its family of FiDO SDI/Optical Fiber Mini-Converters.
|04/24/2017 - 10:14||
AJA Brings New Features to The RovoCam Camera System with RovoControl 3.0 Software
Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Stand SL2505 (April 24, 2017)—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.
|04/24/2017 - 09:51||
AJA Introduces New Solutions for IP Workflows at NAB 2017
Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Stand SL2505 (April 24, 2017)—At NAB 2017, AJA Video Systems announced new firmware for its KONA IP desktop video and audio I/O card, along with two new IP Mini-Converters, significantly expanding flexibility in IP-based workflows. A new KONA IP license option for JPEG 2000, a preview of KONA IP firmware for SMPTE 2110, and new IPT-1G-HDMI and IPT-1G-SDI Mini-Converters will facilitate flexible and cost efficient delivery of work to and from creative suites via 1Gb Ethernet.
|04/24/2017 - 09:20||
AJA Previews FS-HDR With Breakthrough HDR Conversion Support at NAB 2017
Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Stand SL2505 (April 24, 2017)—AJA Video Systems is previewing FS-HDR, an exciting new product delivering breakthrough HDR workflow conversion capabilities. Building on AJA’s flagship FS4, and incorporating the latest HDR technology from Academy and Emmy Award twinning developer Colorfront, FS-HDR provides HDR and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) processing and conversion for realtime 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD workflows. It will be demonstrated for the first time as a technology preview during NAB 2017 at AJA’s booth, #SL2505.
|04/24/2017 - 09:19||
Grass Valley Highlights Seamless HDR Capture and Conversion Capability in Live Production Solutions at NAB 2017
New UHD-3901-UC Introduces 4K and HDR upconversion into production workflows MONTREAL, April 24, 2017 — The increasing popularity of innovative 4K/UHD has made realistic, vibrant colors the norm—and indeed the expectation—in content ranging from sitcoms to live sports. However, the quality of on-screen images depends not just on higher resolution but on the quality of each individual pixel to create high scene contrasts and adapt to challenging lighting conditions in live broadcast environments. This is where High Dynamic Range (HDR) comes in, and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is dedicated to providing broadcast and editing professionals with innovative equipment that allows them to bring high-quality content to their viewers in any format.
|Thomson Grass Valley|
|04/24/2017 - 09:14||
Gordon Smith Keynote at 2017 NAB Show
Las Vegas, NV -- NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith delivered the annual NAB State of the Industry address during the 2017 NAB Show. Below is a transcript of his remarks as prepared for delivery.
|04/24/2017 - 07:06||
Leyard and Planar Launch the Industrys First Seamless LED Touch-Enabled Video Wall at NAB 2017
Today at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, Leyard, a global leader in visualization products and Planar, a Leyard company launched the Leyard® LED MultiTouch, the industry’s first seamless LED touch-enabled video wall. This proprietary multi-touch solution revolutionizes interactivity for narrow pixel pitch LED video walls without the disadvantages of front glass—offering a seamless, smooth, lightweight and durable LED touch surface that delivers superior visual performance enabled by the patent-pending Leyard® PLTS™ (Pliable LED Touch Surface™) technology.
|04/21/2017 - 11:47||
What Would a Mandate on Audio Description Mean for Theaters?
Quick update on the disability lawsuit filed against Hamilton the Musical: A Forbes Magazine article this week reports that despite making significant progress, efforts to settle the lawsuit have hit a bump in the road.
|04/21/2017 - 00:19||
NAB 2017: R&S CLIPSTER complete mastering solution from Rohde & Schwarz excels in UHD and HDR
At NAB in Las Vegas, Rohde & Schwarz will showcase its power pack for DCI and IMF mastering. R&S CLIPSTER is already the market leader in high-quality film production finishing. Version 6.2 of this solution with UHD HDR mastering and 32-bit floating point processing offers even higher performance.
|04/20/2017 - 07:53||
WideOrbit Research Finds Broadcast Industry Set to Embrace ATSC 3.0
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 20, 2017 — More than 75% of broadcast industry executives say they are excited about ATSC 3.0, while more than 70% reported that their station’s conversion is either unscheduled or more than two years away.
|04/19/2017 - 10:22||
AJA AnnouncesSupport for LatestAdobe Premiere Pro CC Spring Release Including Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) HDR Workflows
New Desktop Software v13 featuring support for HLG playout from Premiere Pro will be available soon.
|04/19/2017 - 05:17||
MAZ Digital Taps SpotX to Power Advanced Ad Serving in OTT App Environments
DENVER, CO – April 19, 2017 – MAZ Digital has selected SpotX as its premier technology partner for video ad serving on their TVX platform, giving its network of broadcast and video publishing partners instant access to over-the-top (OTT) app monetization solutions.
|04/18/2017 - 23:39||
MEGOGO OTT service Now Runs on SmartTUBE 5
SmartLabs has expanded the list of online OTT partner services that may be supported by the SmartTUBE 5 interactive TV platform. Transactional and subscription services from MEGOGO, the largest video service in Eastern Europe and the CIS, are now fully supported.
|04/17/2017 - 21:47||
EIZO Offers Full HDR Workflow with ColorEdge PROMINENCE 31.1" DCI-4K Reference Monitor and HDR Gamma Support for Current Products
Hakusan, Japan, April 18, 2017 – EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced the new ColorEdge PROMINENCE CG3145 – a 31.1-inch reference monitor with DCI-4K resolution (4096 x 2160) for the professional HDR post production workflow.
|04/13/2017 - 09:19||
SKY Mexico Delivers Premium Live OTT Service with Elemental
Portland, Ore. – April 13, 2017 – Elemental Technologies, an Amazon Web Services company, today announced that SKY Mexico has deployed Elemental’s software-based video solutions as the processing engine for Blue To Go Video Everywhere, its premium over-the-top (OTT) video service.
|04/11/2017 - 06:12||
3D-360 video functionality with VR headsets, Ultra HD Blu-ray and HDR10 support unite in must-have media companion for latest PCs and TVs
Taipei, Taiwan—April 11, 2017 — CyberLink Corp.(5203.TW),today released PowerDVD 17, the latest version of its flagship movie and media player that has sold more than 300 million copies worldwide. PowerDVD is an award-winning program for Microsoft® Windows® PCs, designed to provide playback for all types of digital media, from physical movie discs and video files to photos and music.
|04/11/2017 - 00:43||
EIZO Presents Data Transmission and Image Management in the OR Using Video-over-IP
Karlsruhe, Germany, April 11, 2017 – EIZO GmbH announced CuratOR Alipe, an IP-based solution for flexible data transmission in the operating room (OR).
|04/10/2017 - 10:48||
AJA Announces $1000 Price Drop for Ki Pro Ultra File-Based Recorder and Player
Grass Valley (April 10, 2017) — AJA Video Systems today announced a $1000 price drop for Ki Pro Ultra, the company’s file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player, bringing the US MSRP down to $2995. AJA also announced $100 price reductions for the KiStor Dock and Pak Dock respectively, bringing the cost of the Thunderbolt™ and USB docks for Pak and Kistor media down to $295 US MSRP each.
|04/03/2017 - 13:34||
Next-generation Polaroid Series 6 4K Smart TVs launch at ASDA
London, 3 April, 2017 - Polaroid and ASDA have announced the new Polaroid Series 6 range of ultra-high definition (UHD) smart televisions in the UK. The new Polaroid Series 6 will be available on the ASDA direct website and in select ASDA stores at launch on April 22nd.
|04/03/2017 - 10:58||
Tektronix Boosts PRISM Platform Capabilities for Monitoring Hybrid IP/SDI Infrastructure
BEAVERTON, Ore., April 3, 2017 / / -- Tektronix, Inc., an industry-leading innovator of video test and monitoring solutions, today released a series of enhancements to PRISM, the industry's first software-based hybrid IP and SDI media analysis platform. The new features added to the PRISM platform include support for important industry specifications and help engineers boost IP video network quality, conquer integration and operations challenges and perform deep-dive analysis for troubleshooting. The platform is now also available in a 1RU form factor for use with external displays to complement the current 3RU product which has a built-in display.