IBC Perspectives: Industry Goes Soft as Move to IP Heats Up

Major industry trade exhibitions like the NAB Show and IBC in Amsterdam are famous as hotbeds for buzzwords and promises of next-gen this and future-proof that. At IBC2014, 4K and 8K displays may have been the sexy sights to stop and see, but the sea change was happening under the hood of the broadcast industry. […]  More

IBC Audio Wrap-Up: Key Product Intros

By Dan Daley IBC2014, which concluded Tuesday in Amsterdam, had more than its share of broadcast-audio product introductions, in a number of key product categories. Consoles saw a lot of action. Studer’s Vista series line had several additions. Introduced at the show, the 52-fader Vista V is based on the same Quad Star technology as the […]  More

Vizrt integrates with NewTek TalkShow

Vizrt has announced an integration with TalkShow, the video calling production system that NewTek announced at IBC 2014. Vizrt is the first company to integrate with the TalkShow system, which allows television studio and live video producers to easily reach 300 million monthly connected Skype users as guest speakers in their live programs with full-frame […]  More

Ross Video adds Touch Factory to XPression portfolio

Ross Video announced a new addition to the XPression product line with XPression Touch Factory, an intuitive tool that allows television producers to build interactive touchscreen presentations using dazzling real-time 3D graphics from Ross XPression. Built with partner, Coiron Visual Developers, Touch Factory’s ease-of-use eliminates the need for expensive IT resources to program new touchscreen […]  More

EVS Epsio family expands with added live graphic tool

EVS announced the newest addition to the EVS’ Epsio range of products, Epsio Paint. EVS has developed the latest product to enable LSM operators to seamlessly insert live graphics to an action replay – including spotlights, player names, lines and arrows. Developed in partnership with ChyronHego, a leading graphic system provider, the new Epsio Paint […]  More

Riedel launches fully networked platform based on AES67, AVB standards

Riedel Communications announced the release of Tango TNG-200, the company’s first fully networked platform based on the AES67 and AVB standards. With its own dedicated intercom application, the platform can be turned into a flexible solution for a variety of communications scenarios. “We have always considered the networked approach to signal distribution to be the […]  More

Sennheiser launches Dante card for Digital 9000 wireless microphone system

At IBC, audio specialist Sennheiser launched Dante card for the EM 9046 receiver, enabling its top-of-the-range Digital 9000 microphone system to be integrated into Dante audio-over-IP networks. Users can conveniently route the system’s high-definition audio data via Audinate’s Dante Controller. When it comes to digital audio networking, Audinate’s Dante is among the leading solutions for live audio, […]  More

Deluxe acquires mediapeers

Deluxe, a global innovator offering comprehensive creative, media, distribution, and asset-management solutions for media and entertainment, has acquired mediapeers, a leading B2B cloud software provider that enables content owners to market and sell their movie and television assets more efficiently and effectively to the global market. Clients of mediapeers include major studios such as Lionsgate […]  More

Blackmagic Design acquires eyeon

Blackmagic Design announced its acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc., a leading developer of high-end digital compositing, visual effects, and motion graphics software for the feature film, commercial, television, and broadcast industries. eyeon, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackmagic Design. Fusion 7 is one of Hollywood’s leading visual effects compositing […]  More

Panasonic launches next-gen Varicam in two variants

Panasonic utilised IBC 2014 to launch the much-anticipated Varicam, the star of a wide range of products and innovations that the company believes will make film and TV production significantly easier. The Varicam retains the clever modular design first introduced at NAB in Las Vegas, as the third generation Varicam arrives in two new variants, […]  More