VITEC introduces “industry’s highest density” HEVC IPTV encoder

MGES-7000 of VITEC, one of its latest encoders

At 2019 NAB Show, VITEC has announced the launch of the MGES-7000 4K/UHD/HD HEVC and H.264 eight-input IPTV encoder. Featuring “a new benchmark in processing density”, it provides real-time hardware encoding of four 4Kp60 or eight 3G/HD/SD input ports for live sources of SDI, HDMI, or IP (SMPTE ST 2110) video with other features such …

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Vislink receives a $1.5 million order for HCAM 4K UHD systems for the Asian market

Vislink HCAM UHD System 4K

Vislink has once again proved its global reach. The brand has announced that has received an order valued at approximately $1.5 million dollars for several HCAM 4K UHD wireless camera systems for deployment in Asia. The systems offer seamless 4K UHD transmission capabilities for applications such as broadcasting, event coverage and sports. According to the …

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NVP equips its OB Fleet with Grass Valley 4K UHD and HDR technology

Control room of a NVP control room

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has been chosen by NVP for the 4K UHD and HDR equipment of its outside broadcast (OB) fleet. The Italian integrator Video Progetti has designed, built and integrated the OB4 and OB6 vehicles of the production specialist company. The solutions that have been installed are the Kahuna 9600 production switcher, …

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Interview to Paul Francis, Chief Technical Office at CTV OB

Part of the vehicles used by CTV OB

What is the current situation of your company? What makes you different from your competitors? CTV is known to be at the forefront of technical development and deploying the right option for our clients. We have an extremely gifted pool of staff and we try and maintain their training and technical abilities in the best …

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FrameTrunk chooses AJA Corvid 88 for its first UltraHD production

AJA's hardwared was used in the first UHD production of FrameTrunk

The high-density AJA Corvid 88 video and audio I/O cards, which can manage multiple high resolution streams, have been an essential part of the first UltraHD production of FrameTrunk. These cards, which supports UltraHD 50p and different transport standards and frame rates for 4K, UltraHD, 2K and HD delivery, were implemented in the FrameTrunk’s live …

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Panasonic AU-EVA1. The “youngest” of a cinema family

AU-EVA1 is one of the latest cameras from Panasonic

Lab testing performed by Pablo Martínez In mid-2017, Panasonic introduced its new lightweight, compact camera focused on the film/broadcast market with a 5.7K 35 mm sensor, EF lens mount and many other features that you can read about in this lab. Thanks to Panasonic’s experience with its “Varicam” cameras, which have received so much acclaim …

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Cinegy helps Globecast deliver UK’s first dedicated UHD/4K entertainment channel

Cinegy, Air PRO, Globecast
Cinegy has announced that it helped its partner Globecast launch the UK’s first dedicated UHD/4K entertainment channel.   Cinegy’s broadcast playout engine, Cinegy Air PRO, is used to allow the building of the “Channel in the Cloud” clearly showing the benefits of cloud technologies in being able to launch a complete service in a fraction ...

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NEP purchases four additional DTC AEON RF systems to expand its UHD inventory

DTC AEON RF system
Australian cricket fans will be able to view live matches in greater detail on Foxtel’s new dedicated UHD channel NEP Australia, which provides outsourced technical production solutions to sports, entertainment, live shows and outside broadcast events, has purchased an additional four DTC AEON RF systems to expand its existing ultra-high definition (UHD-4K) inventory.   Marc ...

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NEP produces all matches of Swiss Football League in UHD/HDR

NEP Switzerland, UHD-HDR,
NEP Switzerland upgraded all of their Grass Valley LDX 86N 4K cameras with perpetual HDR licenses Beginning of season 2018/2019 broadcast production company NEP Switzerland is producing all matches of the Raiffeisen Super League (RSL), Switzerland’s premier football league in UHD/HDR. Since the start in July 2018, NEP Switzerland has produced more than 20 matches ...

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