Broadcast News Archive for March, 2014
21/03/2014 T&M Merges Into QC
George Jarrett hears how the EBU, producers and smart vendors are perfecting automated QC, but contextual perception will always over rule technology. Test and measurement, typified by waveform mon

21/03/2014 T&M Merges Into QC (Pt. 2)
Inserting editing corrections for files that are rejected or recalled is an issue. Can it be solved soon? "If you are referring to editor annotations or the production of a timeline of the QC events,

21/03/2014 Visual Unity Brings End-To-End OTT To NAB
OTT platform and multiscreen solution provider Visual Unity Global is to showcase the latest versions of its vuMedia™ and vuMobile™ platforms at NAB 2014 (South Upper Hall, Stand SU5514). Visual Un

21/03/2014 WinCAPS Script Extractor: A Quantum Leap In Processing Efficiency
In an industry replete with technical standards, it is bizarre that one important area of information interchange is still apparently a free-for-all, writes Andrew Lambourne, Business Development Dire

20/03/2014 Alpha Grip Hosts Industry Open Days
Today sees the start of remote systems and motion control provider Alpha Grip's two-day open workshops, offering industry personnel an insight into the company's portfolio and operations. The event

20/03/2014 BFC Welcomes Tax Relief Approval
The British Film Commission has welcomed this week's announcement by Chancellor George Osborne that enhancements to the UK's Film Tax Relief have received State Aid Approval. The enhancements were in

20/03/2014 Digigram Releases New NTP
Digigram has announced the release of a new Network Time Protocol (NTP) feature for the company's IQOYA *LINK, IQOYA *LINK/LE, and IQOYA *SERV/LINK IP audio codecs. Facilitating audio synchronisati

20/03/2014 FOR-A To Focus On 4K At NAB
FOR-A has announced it will focus on 4K at this year's NAB Show, with the release of new products and demonstrations of solutions for the professional video and broadcast industries. Aligning with

20/03/2014 NanoTech's Nuvola NP-1 At Akamai's NAB Booth
NanoTech Entertainment has announced that its Nuvola NP-1 consumer 4K streaming media player will be a player component at the Akamai NAB Booth (SL4525) in Las Vegas April 7-10. Akamai Technologies

20/03/2014 Paving The Way For AVB...
The emergence of the Audio/Video Bridging (AVB) standard - a combination of new and augmented IEEE standards - brings media facilities a new opportunity to improve the way in which audio and video are

20/03/2014 RTW Appoints Magnetic Media
RTW has designated Magnetic Media its exclusive distributor in Poland. Founded by Polish Radio Sound Engineer Peter Kubacki in 1990, Magnetic Media first began life as a distributor of AMPEX audio

20/03/2014 Singing Praises: Disk Archive And ALTO Architecture
Established in 2009, Disk Archive Corporation specialises in developing and supporting high capacity, high availability solutions for long-term storage of large volumes of media files. Disk Archive’s

20/03/2014 Test And Measurment: Leader’s NAB Line Up
Leader Instruments will exhibit the latest additions to its range of broadcast-quality test and measurement solutions at the 2014 NAB Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10. Also on demonstrati

20/03/2014 Test Charts: Simplifying Colour Control In The Digital Age
Today, digital cameras are smarter than ever and capable of making superb-looking images, so why are test charts necessary? The answer is control, says David Corley, SMPTE Fellow and President of DSC

19/03/2014 Broadcast Pix Signs Virtualsetworks Deal
Broadcast Pix has announced a technology partnership with Virtualsetworks, meaning customers will be able to search the company's catalog from the Broadcast Pix Web site. Broadcast Pix will showcase s

19/03/2014 Forbidden Announces FORscene Upgrades
Forbidden Technologies has announced new features for its FORscene cloud-based post-production system. Among these is FORscene's new high-resolution proxy, allowing users to choose the resolution t

19/03/2014 Matrox X.mio3 LP SDI Video Card Unveiled
Matrox Video has unveiled the Matrox X.mio3 LP SDI video card, part of the next generation of Matrox DSX Developer Products. X.mio3 LP is a low-profile, half-length PCIe card that offers up to eight r

19/03/2014 Miranda Launches NVISION 8500 IP Gateway At NAB
Miranda Technologies is to launch the new NVISION 8500 baseband IP Gateway cards at NAB 2014. The NVISION 8500 IP Gateway converts and packetises real-time, uncompressed, baseband video using SMPTE 20

19/03/2014 Polsat Adopts Avid's Interplay System
The Polsat Group, Poland's largest commercial broadcaster, has transitioned to an integrated Avid media production environment. Serving at the heart of this new workflow is a media asset management

19/03/2014 Primestream's FORK™ Integrates With Apple's Final Cut Pro
Primestream has released a new FORK™ integration with Apple's Final Cut Pro® X that will enable unifie,d two-way communications between the two applications. Final Cut Pro X users can now utilise t

19/03/2014 Qumu Offers Nexidia SearchGrid As Standard
Nexidia has announced that Qumu, provider of the enterprise video platform for webcasting and online video streaming, will now offer Video Speech Search, powered by Nexidia SearchGrid, as a standard p

19/03/2014 Sennheiser Launches MK 8 Mic
At this year's Prolight+Sound show in Frankfurt, Sennheiser launched the sister model to its MK 4 large-diaphragm condenser microphone. The true condenser, double-diaphragm MK 8 features five selectab

19/03/2014 Video Clarity Releases MOVIE For ClearView
Video Clarity Inc has announced the release of MOVIE for ClearView, a new perceptual test method for the ClearView line of video quality analysers. MOVIE (Motion-based Video Integrity Evaluation) i

19/03/2014 Wohler To Showcase Monitoring Solutions At NAB
Wohler has announced it will showcase its MPEG Series DVB-ASI and IPTV monitors at this year's NAB Show in Las Vegas. The MPEG Series enables a single operator to monitor all video streams from a sing

18/03/2014 Artel Video Offers Embrionix SFP Modules
Artel Video Systems has integrated Embrionix SFP (emSFP™) solution into its DigiLink media transport platform. DigiLink with Embrionix technology will be shown at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas at Art