Recent Posts by Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

NAB 2019 Reflections: Cisco’s Bryan Bedford on why finding engineers with a mixed skillset in broadcast and IP is the industry’s greatest challenge

Visitors of Cisco’s booth at the 2019 NAB Show were treated to a colorful, journey-like experience that helped map out and simplify the end-to-end workflow of the media supply chain covered within the popular products and solutions of the Cisco Media Blueprint. One of the crown jewels of the chain was an overview of the […]  More

SVG On Demand: Grass Valley’s Arlene Campbell on the Company’s Live Sports Production Highlights

Grass Valley (Booth SL106) is celebrating its 60th birthday at this NAB Show by honoring its tradition as a leader in the innovation of live production technology. Among the many announcements and activations at their booth (including an esports stage), a new operator control panel for its robust series of cameras is a highlight for […]  More

SVG On Demand: Meet Eurovision Americas New President Roch Pellerin

In March, Eurovision Americas introduced its new president Roch Pellerin. With prior senior roles at Al Jazeera Media Network, ESPN/DISNEY, and Canal+ Group, Pellerin comes to Eurovision Americas with an awfully impressive resume. At the 2019 NAB Show, our Brandon Costa caught up with the new head of Eurovision Americas to discuss his vision for […]  More

NAB Show 2019: Canon’s Larry Thorpe on Expanding the UHDgc Series of 4K UHD Lenses

Its another big NAB Show for Canon as, among many other announcements, the company is launching two additions to its UHDgc series of portable-zoom 4K UHD broadcast lenses: the CJ18ex28B and CJ15ex8.5B. Our Jason Dachman had the pleasure to speak with a Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer, Larry Thorpe, senior fellow at Canon to break […]  More

SVG On Demand: LiveU’s Dave Belding on the Latest in HEVC-capable Video Solutions

In a reflection of the company’s growth, LiveU has erected its largest booth in the company’s history at this year’s NAB Show. Inside, the commitment to HEVC continues with the LU300, a small, cost-effective, and reliable HEVC encoder, enabling broadcasters and other content creators to transmit high-quality video from almost any location. Our Kristian Hernandez […]  More

SVG On Demand: Fujinon’s Gordon Tubbs on Advancements in HDR Lenses

While 4K is the popular buzzword, Fujinon has taken note that many in the video production industry, specifically sports, are leaning more into the high-dynamic range (HDR). So, at this year’s NAB Show, the company’s highlights include the premiere of the UA125×8 4K-compatible box-type broadcast zoom lens that is under development with the world’s highest […]  More

SVG On Demand: Sony’s Mike DesRoches on the Big HDC-5500 Debut

Sony made a big sports splash at the 2019 NAB Show during its Sunday afternoon press conference with the unveiling of its new HDC-5500, a multi-format live camera equipped with the world’s first 2/3-inch 4K global shutter three CMOS sensor. SVG’s Kristian Hernandez spoke with Mike DesRoches, National Accounts Office, Sports West for Sony Electronics […]  More