Ikegami reports rapidly growing interest in high dynamic range production

Ikegami, HDR
Ikegami reports rapidly growing interest in high dynamic range production (HDR) equipment among delegates attending the 2018 International Broadcasting Convention. Held in Amsterdam every September, IBC is Europe's largest annual broadcast trade show. The event this year attracted 1,700 exhibiting companies and 55,884 registered attendees.   "Broadcast technology is advancing on several fronts, not least ...

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Megahertz builds first ever fully electric newsgathering vehicle

Megahert, ev-SAT, IBC2018
It will enter trial service with BBC News in London Megahertz Ltd is showing the world’s first all-electric newsgathering vehicle at IBC2018. The ev-SAT concept vehicle is built on a Nissan e-NV200 electric van, and immediately after IBC it will enter trial service with BBC News in London.   “We recognised that running diesel-powered broadcast ...

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Akamai Technologies shows new technology innovations at IBC

Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies shows new edge technology innovations designed to help television broadcasters and distributors deliver higher performing and more secure services at IBC 2018 on booth 1.D35.  Akamai is showcasing its commitment to helping broadcasters transition to OTT with edge services. New solutions previewed at the show include:   Easier ways to securely connect to ...

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FUJIFILM introduces the 4K UA70x8.7BESM field lens at IBC2018

Fujinon, Fujifilm, UA70x8.7BESM, Broadcast Magazine
The UA70x7.8BESM zoom is an economical 4K box solution for sports, house of worship, and other live productions The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce the 4K UA70x8.7BESM field lens during IBC2018, in addition to the two 46x lenses. The UA Series is designed for UHD broadcast applications and made to optimize 4K HDR performance ...

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BBC Studios, Clerkenwell Films and Anton partner to create short-form content

BBC Studios, IBC2018, broadcast
Tim Davie, CEO at BBC Studios, announced the deal in a keynote speech at the IBC Conference In a keynote speech at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam, that BBC Studios, Clerkenwell Films and Anton Corp are to develop and fund a slate of high-end, short-form drama and comedy projects to be produced by Clerkenwell and ...

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Ross Video introduces XPression Version 8.5

Ross Video, Xpression, IBC2018
The XPression team at Ross Video announce that XPression Version 8.5 – the most advanced real-time motion graphics engine software Ross Video has ever released, will be shown at this year’s IBC show in Amsterdam. An evolution in XPression, Version 8.5 continues to deliver a product which is used in workflows from simple character generator ...

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Focal Point VR showcases VR video live-streaming ‘from anywhere’ at IBC2018

Focal Point VR
Focal Point VR will attend IBC in Amsterdam to show its professional broadcast quality virtual reality (VR) 360° live-streaming platform now capable of being deployed anywhere in the field.   Focal Point VR has developed an ultra-high quality & high resolution 360 and VR live streaming platform capable of delivering video streams up to 8K. ...

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Mobile Viewpoint launches the first 5G-ready bonding device for live content

Mobile Viewpoint
5GXLink connects to an SDI camera to accelerate the transmission of content Mobile Viewpoint has announced the launch of 5GXLink, the first 5G-ready bonding device to enable fast transmission of live content from the latest Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X smartphone devices. To remain competitive, broadcasters are increasingly under pressure to capture and transmit ...

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Forbidden will showcase Blackbird’s cloud experience on Microsoft’s IBC2018 stand

Forbidden, Blackbird, Microsoft Azure
Forbidden Technologies plc, the developer and seller of Blackbird, will be working with Microsoft at IBC2018 to showcase Blackbird’s workstation experience in the cloud. Blackbird is fully integrated with Microsoft Azure Media Services.   Production teams use Blackbird running on Azure Media Services to turn live video into edited and enriched stories. These are published ...

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Grass Valley announces the public debut of its new Core Technology initiative

Grass Valley, iTX,
The Core Technology initiative allows Grass Valley to leverage its R&D resources Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has announced the public debut of its new Core Technology initiative – a more agile, collective approach to R&D designed to produce greater quality and capability across the company’s entire portfolio. The Core Technology initiative allows Grass Valley ...

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