DTS tech partners add MPEG-DASH live-streaming support for DTS-HD content

DTS, a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, announced that Elemental Technologies, a leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, and castLabs, a mobile video technologies and services company, will support live streaming of DTS-HD content through the MPEG-DASH format. This will allow streaming of immersive DTS-HD for applications such […]  More

IBC2013 Profile: Mark Anderson, marketing operations manager, Vislink

Vis-à-vis sports broadcast, what would you describe as Vislink’s primary USP? Vislink’s reputation as one of the innovators in sports broadcasting goes back well over a decade. The Gigawave and Link Research brands were the pioneers of the COFDM wireless camera systems. When Link brought out its original wireless camera transmitter, the impact was immediate: […]  More

IBC2013 Profile: Giancarlo Varolo, managing director, FOR-A Europe

In 2013, how significant a contributor is sports broadcast to FOR-A’s overall business, and which are the specific products driving your presence in this sector? Probably the biggest recent impact we had on sports production was the use of the FT-ONE 4K high-speed camera. It featured at many prestigious events including the Super Bowl in […]  More

IBC2013 Q&A: Kevin Moorhouse, COO, Gearhouse Broadcast

Sports-wise, what has been the headline story of the past 12 months for Gearhouse? The biggest project we’ve been involved in over the last 12 months is definitely Formula 1. We were commissioned to build a four-pod bespoke system for Sky’s F1 channel, which slots together to form a fully kitted-out OB facility. The four […]  More

IBC2013 Q&A: Eric Dufosse, vice president, live solutions, Grass Valley

2013 has so far been dominated by 4K-related discussion. But when do you think this technology might begin to break through in a meaningful sense for consumers? 4K may be the natural evolution of the TV format corresponding to a future increase of the consumer displays which enables a different user experience with a larger […]  More

Live from IBC2013: SVG Europe fêtes Red Bull Media House, Riedel, Original Digital, BSkyB, and ChyronHego

More than 270 industry professionals turned out to honour this year’s greatest sports productions and technologies at SVG Europe’s annual IBC Sport Technology Reception at the RAI in Amsterdam over the weekend. Red Bull Media House, Riedel, and Origin Digital took home the award for Production Achievement for their impressive work on last October’s Red […]  More

Live from IBC: EVS looks beyond sports, unveils 4K XT3 replay and C-Cast Xplore remote browsing

EVS took the opportunity at IBC2013 this week to show off the impressive new Fox Sports facility in Amsterdam, in which its technology plays an integral role. During the company’s annual press conference, EVS spotlighted its key role in the technical infrastructure of Fox Sports Eredivisie and Fox Sports International (both of which launched in […]  More

IBC Q&A: Adobe’s Michael Coleman and Al Mooney Talk Adobe Anywhere, Creative Cloud Enhancements

It’s been a very busy few months for Adobe, which officially shipped the much anticipated which converted its entire Creative Suite software portfolio to the SaaS-modeled Creative Cloud in May and finally shipped the much-anticipated Adobe Anywhere collaboration platform in July. Both products are now in full swing and Adobe took to the IBC floor […]  More

Live 4K sport productions highlight day three of IBC2013

Sunday afternoon at IBC2013 became known as the afternoon of 4K sport with two live 4K transmissions: one of a Moto GP Race from Misano, Italy, and the second of a British Premiership rugby match between Saracens and Gloucester. The former involved Sky Italia working alongside MotoGP and Eutelsat; the latter involved BT Sport, Sony, […]  More

IBC Q&A: iStreamPlanet’s Jennifer Baisch Details New Aventus Cloud-Based Streaming Platform

After first demoing its Aventus platform at last year’s IBC and then at NAB in April, iStreamPlanet has officially launched the new cloud-based live video delivery solution in Amsterdam this year. In addition, the company revealed a pair of big-name Aventus customers in Microsoft Azure and NBC Sports Digital, which will utilize the cloud-delivery platform […]  More