(L-R) Eirik Nakken, director of technology for NEP Norway, and Jarle Felin, VP of Northern European operations for Lawo

NEP Norway taps Lawo for core upgrade

2019-09-17T15:58:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

NEP Norway will be using Lawo as equipment provider as it replaces the baseband video and audio infrastructure of its Oslo Broadcast Centre’s master control room.

Atto’s Tim Klein shows off the new ThunderLink adapter

Facilis and Atto unite on Thunderbolt

2019-09-17T15:53:00+01:00By

Atto and Facilis have partnered to integrate Atto’s ThunderLink NS 3252 Thunderbolt 3 to 25GbE adapters within the new Facilis Hub shared storage platform.

Si: The company said YES can handle IP-based workflows, SDI or hybrid

YES: SI Media presents real virtualised platform

2019-09-17T12:59:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company is presenting YES, a brand new Windows or Linux web-based suite.

Capable: The new module can manage several different PTP applications

Handling PTP signals with Plura

2019-09-17T12:53:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company has added capabilities to the new C3 IEEE 1588-2008 PTP V2 module, which is part of the integrated Rubidium modular system family.

Sam Orton-Jay of V-Nova at IBC, revealing that P+ will support a new MVMO streaming service in Africa

V-Nova partners with Aviwest, Simplestream

2019-09-17T10:53:00+01:00By Anne Morris

Video compression software specialist V-Nova unveiled a couple of new partnerships to coincide with IBC2019, including a new agreement with video contribution systems provider Aviwest.

Ingest, editing, automated news creation, playout, archiving and more are supported

Perspectiva promotes Russian equipment

2019-09-17T10:50:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The organisation is attending IBC2019 in its role as a promoter of Russian-made equipment.

Validation, correction and editing of recorded material takes one step

jobDB and mediaARC new from NOA

2019-09-17T09:31:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The QualityChecker for jobDB and mediARC is on showcase.

Full: Remote control and monitoring at all sites is possible

ROWATCHNeo on show at Promax Electronica stand

2019-09-17T08:56:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The PROWATCHNeo is a monitoring system oriented to supervise radio and TV broadcasting, cable TV and satellite TV networks in the 5 to 2500MHz frequency band.

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The IBC Daily 2019: Day 5

2019-09-17T08:19:00+01:00

The final edition of the IBC Daily 2019 is available to read now.

Sports: The new replay controller is designed for use with sports of all levels

X-keys XKE-64 USB controller revealed

2019-09-17T07:10:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

A new X-keys USB controller designed specifically for instant replay has been released.

The product can analyse a range of video formats, along with DAB

Promax Electronica highlights RANGERNeo 4 reference monitor

2019-09-17T07:04:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

On showcase from Promax Electronica S.L. is the RANGERNeo 4 reference monitor.

Nugen’s Netflix-compliant products have been popular

Netflix-ready loudness toolkit from Nugen

2019-09-16T16:44:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company’s Netflix compliance is on showcase.

Provys marketing director Martin Junek introduces the newly rebranded Provys Everywhere software

New-look for Provys broadcast management software

2019-09-16T15:00:00+01:00By

Broadcast management software specialist Provys has announced a new look to its product range with four packages aimed at different tiers and levels of requirement.

Automation across the workflow is integral to the new Amagi monitoring facility in India

Amagi opens massive broadcast monitoring facility

2019-09-16T15:00:00+01:00By

A new broadcast monitoring facility in New Delhi, India, has been opened by Amagi.

Audio files can be turned in to timed text in as many 122 languages

Speechmatics agrees partnership with Limecraft

2019-09-16T14:29:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company has announced a partnership with cloud-based video production workflow provider Limecraft to allow producers and distributors to create closed captions and translated subtitles more economically.

Search and you shall find: Vidrovr is now on LogServer

Mediaproxy LogServer enhanced with Vidrovr video search

2019-09-16T13:12:00+01:00By

Mediaproxy has integrated the Vidrovr enterprise video search platform into its LogServer IP-based logging, monitoring and analysis software.

Atto’s Tim Klein shows off the new ThunderLink adapter

ThunderLink adds to Hub connectivity

2019-09-16T09:33:00+01:00By

Atto and Facilis have partnered to integrate Atto’s ThunderLink NS 3252 Thunderbolt 3 to 25GbE adapters within the new Facilis Hub shared storage platform.

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The IBC Daily 2019: Day 4

2019-09-16T08:12:00+01:00

Read the latest issue of the IBC Daily online now.

Ceccherini: “We have multiple solutions oriented to the telecom and broadcaster media domain”

Hewlett Packard Enterprise engages the audience

2019-09-16T07:53:00+01:00By Steve Fairclough

The Media Workflow Manager is a keystone of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) stand this year.

LTN’s Khan (left) and Make.TV’s Jacobi join forces at IBC

Make.TV and LTN enjoy symbiotic relationship

2019-09-16T07:52:00+01:00By Anne Morris

Malik Khan, CEO of LTN Global, and Andreas Jacobi, CEO of Make.TV, are presenting a united front in Hall 14 following LTN’s acquisition of the Cologne-based company, which took place only days before IBC2019 opened its doors.

Feel the buzz: Red Bee’s Stephen Penny is with Ben Leaver, Pixit Media’s CEO

Red Bee picks PixStor for secure storage

2019-09-16T07:51:00+01:00By

Red Bee Media has sealed a strategic partnership with Pixit Media at IBC to deliver high-performance storage with secure data segregation for international managed playout services.

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Tinkerlist platform demoed

2019-09-16T07:45:00+01:00By Elliot Herman

Scripting and programme planning is made easier with the Tinkerlist online platform, which is being demonstrated on one corner of the Belgian company’s stand this year.

Speechmatics said it had developed the first scaled-up punctuation model on the market

Speechmatics develops Advanced Punctuation

2019-09-15T15:57:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company has developed Advanced Punctuation, delivering highly accurate placement of full stops, commas, question marks, exclamation marks and enhancing capitalisation, transforming blocks of text into legible, comprehensible sentences.

Bridging the gap between tape and cloud

Bridging the gap between tape and cloud

2019-09-15T15:00:00+01:00By

Cloud storage and data management specialist, Tiger Technology, is demonstrating how its systems can help customers migrate legacy archive content from tape to cloud or hybrid cloud systems, particularly using Amazon Web Services.

Card sharp: Dell Technologies’ resident magician amuses Alex Timbs

Dell delivers Clarity to the storage market

2019-09-15T15:00:00+01:00By

Helping to add structure to unstructured data is one of the most important things storage management can offer, according to Alex Timbs, Dell Technologies’ senior business development manager for M&E.

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Trint Player: Upping online video discoverability

2019-09-15T14:14:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Automated transcription services provider Trint is showcasing its Trint Player at IBC, just a few months after it was first unveiled.

(L-R): Red Bee Media’s Margaret Davies, David Travis and Steve Nylund after the live TV event at IBC

Remote control goes OTT

2019-09-15T08:36:00+01:00By Anne Morris

Ericsson-owned Red Bee Media went to some lengths to demonstrate its end-to-end managed services capabilities across the content chain during IBC2019: the company organised its own football match in London and broadcast it live to attendees at its stand in Hall 14.

Telestream’s Alistair Butler with Kevin Khoo (head of APAC sales)

Chunghwa Telecom seeks Vantage point for 4K

2019-09-15T08:08:00+01:00By

Taiwan’s leading commercial broadcaster Chunghwa Telecom has signed a deal with Telestream for QoE assurance and 4K media processing requirements.

Net effect: Oliver Gappa with the SpycerNode Ethernet storage

Ethernet overtakes Fibre Channel for media storage

2019-09-15T07:54:00+01:00By

High-speed Ethernet is rapidly replacing Fibre Channel for media storage, according to Rohde & Schwarz.

Enjoying a Kumulative effect: Masstech’s George Kilpatrick

Masstech launches Kumulate for streamlined storage management

2019-09-15T07:52:00+01:00By

Kumulate is a new intelligent storage and asset lifecycle management platform that promises media and entertainment users a route through the many industry transitions in storage, media and workflow.

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The IBC Daily 2019: Day 3

2019-09-15T05:12:00+01:00

Today’s issue of the IBC Daily is available to read online now.

The product seeks to lessen the hours that are spent distributing content

Synq Media: Automating and optimising distribution

2019-09-14T15:13:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company is showing its software, which aims to help content providers automate and optimise the process of transferring their video assets and metadata to distributors.

The COR screen contains a matrix which makes it simple to to set up I/O

New output routing option for iAM from Wohler

2019-09-14T15:10:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company is showcasing a new output routing option for its iAM-Mix products.

Telestream’s Alistair Butler with Kevin Khoo (head of APAC sales)

Chunghwa Telecom seeks Vantage point for 4K

2019-09-14T15:00:00+01:00By

Taiwan’s leading commercial broadcaster Chunghwa Telecom has signed a deal with Telestream for QoE assurance and 4K media processing requirements.

An actual in-house digitisation factory can be found on stand

Noa demonstrates benefits of in-house digitisation

2019-09-14T14:01:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

At IBC2019 the company is encouraging visitors to gain some first-hand experience on what industrial digitisation entails: The company has brought an in-house digitisation factory to its stand.

Flow: Aristo allows tasks to be virtually wired together to create processing pipelines

On-Hertz ups the audio workflow

2019-09-14T13:23:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Virtual audio specialist On-Hertz is using IBC2019 to launch its Artisto software audio engine, which is designed to automate sound workflows.

Search and you shall find: Vidrovr is now on LogServer

Mediaproxy LogServer enhanced with Vidrovr video search

2019-09-14T13:11:00+01:00By

Mediaproxy has integrated the Vidrovr enterprise video search platform into its LogServer IP-based logging, monitoring and analysis software.

On schedule, but not on dedicated equipment: MAM4Pro’s media scheduler

MAM4Pro virtually offers performance bonus

2019-09-14T13:11:00+01:00By

MAM4Pro is an enterprise system for managing and executing all media operations - record, ingest, play, stream, encode, transcode and decode – in a professional production and post-production ecosystem, without the need for dedicated equipment.

The product targets educational and other organisations beyond media

Cloud-native media recording from Insys

2019-09-14T07:44:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company is unveiling a new cloud-based video recording system that expands the scope of Insys’ offerings beyond commercial OTT media services into broader applications and markets.

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The IBC Daily 2019: Day 2

2019-09-14T07:08:00+01:00

Read Saturday’s edition of the IBC Daily online now.

Director of Marketing and Communications Andreas Hilmer introduced the latest V__matrix features and a new low noise frame at IBC2019

Lawo enhances V__matrix

2019-09-13T15:00:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Significant new features have been announced for V__matrix, Lawo’s software-defined IP core routing and processing platform.

enCaption for radio allows hearing-impaired audiences to consume radio programming

enCaption for radio debuted

2019-09-13T14:10:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

ENCO comes to IBC with new features for its enCaption automated captioning systems, including a version designed for radio that is making its European debut.

Remotes: Creatives in the field can access content from any location

Dalet debuts Remote Editing

2019-09-13T10:59:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company is introducing a new remote editing product aimed at media organisations that have extensive, critical in-the-field production needs.

Modern: New standards can be implemented in older units via upgrade

AVT adds answering machine

2019-09-13T09:51:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company’s latest software release on its MAGIC THipPro telephone hybrid implements a complete answering machine with data privacy features, as well as AES67 via software upgrade.

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Facilis Hub serves up significant storage boost

2019-09-12T11:11:00+01:00By

Facilis recently started shipping its new Hub Shared Storage System.

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Hold the front page

2019-09-12T11:10:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The Live News System (LNS) is an operating system from the iO Media Group for newsroom computer systems which allows efficient, real-time communication within the standard MOS protocol.

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InfinitySet takes centre stage on Brainstorm stand

2019-09-12T11:05:00+01:00

Brainstorm has improved the integration of the Unreal Engine from Epic Games into InfinitySet, giving it “the best integration in the marketplace,” according to commercial director David Alexander.

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Upscaling over IP from Embrionix

2019-09-10T15:43:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

A range of software-defined ( ST 2110) IP conversion and processing equipment is being showcased, including the emVIRTU IP-to-IP Media Processing Platform for converting HD up to UHD.

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Scality’s Ring8 handles advanced data management

2019-09-06T11:27:00+01:00

Scality’s new Ring8 is a software-defined system that handles large-scale, on-premises storage of unstructured data.

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Telestream announces 25GE network support for PRISM

2019-08-30T11:27:00+01:00

At IBC2019, Telestream will showcase major new functionality in its PRISM media processing platform.

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Virtualised monitoring, extended storage and HDR support

2019-08-30T11:24:00+01:00

Rohde & Schwarz’s first virtualised product, Prismon.cloud, a fully cloud-based monitoring-as-a-service, is now being extended across more EU countries.

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DirectOut to showcase Prodigy.MP

2019-08-30T11:20:00+01:00

The Prodigy.MP multifunction audio processor ensures maximum flexibility in both hardware and software, combining the modular design of the Prodigy series with powerful FPGA-based DSP and SRC capabilities, according to DirectOut.

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greenMachine platform enhanced

2019-08-30T11:18:00+01:00

A new suite of HDR processing and conversion solutions for the greenMachine platform will be on display on the Lynx Technik stand at IBC2019.

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Preparing for 5G with Kontron

2019-08-30T11:18:00+01:00

Video delivery specialist Kontron is introducing specialised hardware form factors.

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Amdocs acquires TTS wireless to expand 5G capabilities

2019-08-22T15:10:00+01:00

Amdocs has acquired TTS Wireless, a privately-owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specialising in network optimisation, planning and software-enabled solutions.

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Have your say in the industry’s future - be part of the IABM Buying Trends Survey

2019-08-22T15:05:00+01:00

The IABM is seeking input from broadcast and media executives around the world for the IBC2019 edition of its widely referenced Buying Trends Report.

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Julian Fernández-Campón named as Tedial CTO

2019-08-22T14:49:00+01:00

Tedial has announced that Julian Fernández-Campón has been promoted to chief technology officer, effective immediately.

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EdgeLock SE050 family new from NXP

2019-08-16T08:13:00+01:00

NXP Semiconductors has announced availability of its EdgeLock SE050 Plug & Trust Secure Element (SE) family to secure Industrial 4.0 and Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications – from edge to cloud.

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Primestream to highlight solutions for removing limits and unleashing creativity

2019-08-16T08:12:00+01:00

At IBC2019, Primestream will present a series of new and improved features and functions within its toolset to help customers deal with increasingly complex issues including changes to technology, workflow and business opportunities.

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Stage Tec agrees partnership in China

2019-08-16T08:11:00+01:00

Following sales growth in China, Berlin-based manufacturer Stage Tec has entered into a partnership with ACE (Advanced Communication Equipment [International] Company Ltd) in the country.

Sony

Sony and Nevion partner for IP solutions

2019-08-08T15:32:00+01:00

Sony and Nevion have formed a strategic partnership in IP-based solutions for broadcasters and other industries.

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RING8 new from Scality

2019-08-08T15:31:00+01:00

Scality has released RING8, a software-defined solution for large-scale on-premises storage of unstructured data.

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Avid updates MediaCentral platform

2019-08-01T20:33:00+01:00

Avid has announced MediaCentral 2019, the next generation of the media workflow platform for TV news, sports and post-production operations.

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​Kontron acquires mainboard business from Fujitsu

2019-08-01T20:29:00+01:00

Kontron S&T AG has signed an asset deal with Fujitsu Technology Solutions to acquire the Augsburg-based Fujitsu industrial mainboard business.

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GatesAir to upgrade Nova transmission sites

2019-07-25T09:13:00+01:00

GatesAir has won a contract with Nova Entertainment in Australia to upgrade six FM radio transmission sites within the continent.

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Sonnet adds Red Mini-Mag Thunderbolt 3 card reader

2019-07-25T09:13:00+01:00

Sonnet Technologies has expanded its family of professional media readers with the addition of the SF3 Series – Red Mini-Mag Pro Card Reader.

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Tedial to launch Smartlive Multi Sport at IBC2019

2019-07-25T09:13:00+01:00

Tedial will be unveiling significant new features to its sports and live events solution Smartlive at IBC2019.

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Amagi announces UHD playout on AWS

2019-07-25T09:12:00+01:00

Following its showcase at NAB 2019, Amagi has announced the launch of the Cloudport UHD playout platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS), enabling broadcasters to playout UHD content directly from AWS cloud.

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SAN systems scale up

2019-07-09T13:36:00+01:00

Starline is set to offer data centre users two new Scale-Out SAN systems based around Ceph, a unified, distributed storage system designed for performance, reliability and scalability.

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Macnica Technology introduces MPA1000 AV over IP module

2019-07-09T12:20:00+01:00

Macnica Technology has revealed its new MPA1000 AV over IP module.

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Information overload: The growing expectations of MAM systems

2019-07-09T12:12:00+01:00By

Broadcasters are dealing with greater volumes and types of content all the time – meaning ‘shopping lists’ for media asset management systems are becoming increasingly precise

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Cobalt Digital delivers transport flexibility

2019-07-09T11:58:00+01:00

Among the new products set to be showcased on the Cobalt Digital stand are the 9992-ENC HEVC encoder and 9992-DEC decoder for openGear frames.

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NGA and new delivery: defining audio post workflows

2019-06-05T10:35:00+01:00By

The call to deliver content in more formats, the continued rise of immersive and object-based audio, and the prospect of further loudness recommendations are among the issues making fresh demands on the tools used audio post.

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New lessons in localisation

2019-05-09T08:29:00+01:00By

The growth in OTT platforms has boosted demand for the localisation and regionalisation of content. And the cloud is proving to be a terrific enabler, writes David Davies.

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Piracy: How broadcasters are confronting the threat

2019-04-15T15:47:00+01:00By

Streaming piracy poses arguably the greatest threat – in both economic and technological terms – confronting broadcasters today. David Davies finds out how vendors are helping their customers to stay one step ahead of the pirates.

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Managing metadata: Moving deeper into the maze

2019-01-29T16:30:00+00:00By

Metadata has evolved dramatically in recent years, from straightforward descriptions to supporting complex usage in today’s asset management systems. Now AI promises a great leap forwards.