One of the most important programs that IBC has initiated over the past handful of years, IBC Rising Stars looks to help students and new entrants to the electronic media industry take their first vital steps on their path to a future career.
German TV news provider Tagesschau has outfitted its €23.8m new studio with 99 Arri L7-C LED Fresnels, gaining huge cost savings and full colour controllability along the way.
Taking an object-oriented approach to sports audio, a new prototype microphone control system, the Studer Ball Chaser allows broadcast engineers to use a joystick to open the shotgun microphone closest to the action on the playing area, while keeping the other microphones closed.
Caught twixt IBC and ISE as we are, it’s worthwhile rewinding to the last visit to the RAI and the IBC demonstration of the new Access Twine multi-screen platform.
Polecam Systems demonstrated its new underwater camera housing, the Polecam Fishface 500, at IBC, which has been designed specifically to enable the use of the Antelope Pico underwater.
The Digital Audio Denmark AX32 AD/DA high-end converter and DX32 digital audio bridge were both shown in Hall 8 together with the brand new DADman version 4.2 control software for Windows and OS X, which now incorporates automation via the Avid EUCON protocol.
It seems as if almost every company at IBC was talking about the Cloud – but only Envivio was talking about Nuage (which, of course, is French for ‘cloud’). And that’s how Envivio CEO, Julien Signès (pictured), likes it.
The KONA 4 desktop video and audio I/O card from AJA Video Systems now supports the latest versions of video applications in Adobe Creative Cloud. Device driver and plug-in software is available as a free download from AJA’s website.
Stagetec introduced a new generation of its signal-processing board XDSP for Nexus at IBC. Billed as being as compact and lightweight as its predecessor, the new board quadruples processing power and integrates the ISOSTEM upmix system invented by Berlin-based DSpecialists.
IBC has named Tim Richards as the next chairman of its Partnership Board. He will take over from Mike Martin, who retires at the end of 2014.
Three new devices intended to shake up multichannel audio were launched at IBC last month – the world’s first USB3 MADI I/O audio interface, a ultra-mobile USB2 MADI I/O audio interface and a MADI Router.
IBC has announced that IBC2014 was the most successful show ever. It attracted a total of 55,092 attendees, which is an increase on 2013 of 4%.
Eighteen months after launching the world's first Ultra HD TV home gateway chip, and following the subsequent introduction of 14 further HEVC chips, Broadcom has announced a raft of 4k customer deployments.
A new hardware and software bundle combining Microsoft’s Skype TX with Quicklink’s encoding hardware was unveiled at IBC2014.
Mobistar will branch out into cable TV and broadband services later this year, launching a two-phased set-top box deployment that will include interactive functionality using technology from Alpha Networks, Zappware and Siligence.
In the last moment of IBC2014, Oracle inked an agreement to acquire content storage systems developer Front Porch Digital. The deal is expected to close within 60 days; terms were not disclosed.
Two very different highlights in the IBC Future Zone come from South Korea’s ETRI and from Cisco. The first is summarised as DVB-T2 based UHB fixed and mobile hybrid 3DTV.
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