Recent Posts by Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

IBC 2018: Gearhouse Broadcast, Spidercam show off new SC-Light suspended camera system

Gearhouse Broadcast, the Gravity Media-owned supplier of technical facilities, crew, and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has partnered with Spidercam to bring its new SC-Light solution to IBC 2018. Located on the Gearhouse stand (10.B39), the suspended camera system designed to work in smaller venues like TV studios or indoor sports […]  More

IBC 2018: Grass Valley shows off comprehensive content and media-technology portfolio in Amsterdam

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is showcasing its newly enhanced product portfolio at IBC 2018, leveraging the best innovation and expertise to give customers the ultimate selection and service. Visitors to the Grass Valley booth (9.A01) will be able to see how this extensive portfolio delivers real-world solutions to the challenges that broadcasters are facing and […]  More

IBC 2018: Grabyo intros advanced cloud-based editing platform

At IBC 2018, Grabyo (Hall 14, Stand D22) is introducing its enhanced video editing platform, Grabyo Editor. A set of browser-based editing tools for creating and distributing short video clips, highlights and social video from live streams, VOD and mobile sources. The new service combines the speed and flexibility of Grabyo’s cloud-based platform with simple, […]  More

IBC 2018: Cobalt Digital to host RIST protocol demo

During the IBC 2018 show in Amsterdam, Cobalt Digital (Stand 10.B44) will host a demonstration of the Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST) specification, created by the Video Services Forum (VSF) to serve as a common industry specification for low-latency video contribution over the internet. The first version of the new specification, the RIST Simple Profile, […]  More

Live From Super Bowl LII: Philadelphia Eagles Content and Creative team brings fanbase along for the ride

The Philadelphia Eagles are headed to Super Bowl LII. And, although plenty of Birds fans are sure to flock to Minneapolis this week, millions more will watch their team from home. It’s Philadelphia Eagles Director of Production — and lifelong Birds fan — Eric Long’s job to deliver the sights and sounds of Super Bowl […]  More

SMPTE 2017 Conference addresses concerns surrounding 2110 standard, UHD

With temperatures soaring outside, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) tackled the hottest topics facing the entertainment industry today — most notably, the recent approval of the first standards within the SMPTE 2110 suite for professional media over managed IP networks. Advances in UHD acquisition and processing; content management, storage, and security; […]  More