Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
23/10/2014

Sony Collaborates With Evertz

News Image
Sony and Evertz are working together to develop new IP interoperability technologies, following an announcement of their strategic alliance at IBC in September.

The Sony-Evertz collaboration will allow customers to use an IP infrastructure in their facilities, and support broadcasters through the transition from legacy SDI environments to IP-based infrastructures.
Sony’s Networked Media Interface packetizes and transmits HD and 4K video, audio, and metadata in real time over standard network infrastructures. Sony is also developing low latency video codec (LLVC) technology to support the video compression required for 4K 60p transmission over 10 Gbps Ethernet.
This technology also enhances Sony’s IP Live Production system, making live studio and sports broadcasts more efficient and less expensive. As of IBC 2014, 10 leading companies announced their support for Sony Networked Media Interface.
"Sony’s goal is to develop real-time IP technologies to lower system costs and achieve greater efficiency of configuration and operation for broadcasters," said Olivier Bovis, Head of AV Media Marketing, Sony Professional, Sony Europe "Working with Evertz allows us to deliver scalable and flexible IP-based solutions for a wide range of production and broadcast infrastructures."
"Evertz SDVN solution leverages our MAGNUM unified orchestration and control system, together with high capacity IP switching fabrics (Evertz EXE-VSR and IPX) and IP gateways to provide an IP-based infrastructure scalable from SD/HD to Ultra HD over a 10GbE packet core, " said Eric Fankyauser, Vice President, Product Development at Evertz. "Transition from legacy SDI to IP-based infrastructures has tremendous benefit and Evertz has deployed these solutions for our customers. Developing interoperability with Sony’s Networked Media Interface will give customers greater IP workflow options."
Sony and Evertz will continue to collaborate on interoperability among their IP based broadcast equipment based on the support of the Networked Media Interface.

Sony
Evertz

(MH/CD)
VMI.TV Ltd

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

06/09/2018
Sony Expands Solution Capabilities To Unlock Full Potential Of IP
Sony has expanded the capabilities of its IP Live Production System solutions by announcing further support for SMPTE ST 2110 in both HD and 4K. "The
11/06/2024
SMPTE Opens Early Registration For The 2024 Media Technology Summit
SMPTE® has opened early registration for the 2024 Media Technology Summit. The SMPTE Media Technology Summit 2024 is the Society's annual media techno
17/06/2016
Sony Launches IP Live Production Studio
Sony has announced the launch of an IP Live Production Studio as part of its Digital Motion Picture Centre Europe (DMPCE). Located at Pinewood Film St
04/09/2019
Sony Unveils Latest Line-Up Of IP Live Production Solutions
Sony has unveiled its latest line-up of IP Live production solutions, including two new IP extension adapters - one for cameras and another for camera
09/04/2018
Sony To Showcase An Array Of New Technologies And Products At NAB
Sony is to display brand new technologies and products at NAB 2018, made for 4K, 8K, High Dynamic Range, IP and more. These new technologies and produ
15/03/2018
Media Industry On The Brink Of IP-Centric Future
Growing market demand is converging with rapid accelerations in standards, protocol and interoperability. The convergence means the media industry has
04/09/2015
Sony Adds To IP Live Production System
Sony has made three new additions to its IP Live Production System, a value-added solution that increases operational efficiency while providing suppo
10/08/2018
AIMS Returning To IBC For IP Showcase
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) is returning to IBC this year to help host the IP Showcase. AIMS members are working toward standards-based
16/07/2019
Embrionix To Exhibit SMPTE ST 2110 IP Conversion And Processing Solutions
Embrionix has announced it will feature its range of software-defined (SMPTE ST 2110) IP conversion and processing solutions geared toward simplifying
03/11/2017
Media Links To Attend InterBee 2017
Media Links has confirmed that it is to attend InterBee 2017 later this month to demonstrate the latest developments for its IP media transport soluti
08/01/2020
Barix Launches IP Former
Barix has launched of IP Former, the company's newest innovation for adding IP networking capabilities to new or existing loudspeaker designs. Replaci
03/04/2014
Grass Valley Extends IP Portfolio At NAB
Newly-absorbed into the Belden Brand, Grass Valley is to expand its IP portfolio with the launch of the IRG-3401 IP Gateway module and Kaleido-IP X310
03/09/2018
Artel To Demonstrate SMPTE ST 2110-30 Compatibility In IBC IP Showcase
Artel Video Systems is to demonstrate SMPTE ST 2110-30 and AES67 compatibility in the IP Showcase at IBC 2018. The demonstrations will highlight the i
12/04/2023
Evertz To Display evertz.io At NAB 2023
At NAB 2023, media entertainment specialist Evertz is showcasing evertz.io – a powerful Software as a Service (SaaS) that is transforming the way in w
30/08/2018
PHABRIX To Take Part In IBC IP Showcase
PHABRIX is to take part in the IP Showcase at IBC 2018, demonstrating SMPTE ST 2110 support on its handheld Sx and top of the range Qx Series. The IP