Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

AmberFin intros Unified Quality Control system

AmberFin is rolling out the world’s first Unified Quality Control solution for content ingest and transcoding operations at IBC in Amsterdam next month. Called iCR Unified QC,  this unique approach to quality control combines multiple tools for baseband checks during tape ingest, file-based QC after ingest, and overall operator-controlled QC, including annotation and mark-up. The […]  More

Camera Corps. adds preset moves to Q-Ball

Camera Corps will have  a major addition to the feature set of its Q-Ball compact remote pan/tilt/zoom HD/SD camera as it can now store up to 18 preset pan, tilt, zoom, and focus functions. “The hugely popular Q-Ball has now been improved to include the one thing many customers have been requesting,” comments Jim Daniels, […]  More

Avid Interplay Central delivers robust remote editing

Avid’s IBC stand, 7.J20, will feature the latest developments in editing, storage, and graphics that the company has to offer but the biggest news may be something the company, at least publicly, won’t discuss: the ripple effect of Apple’s Final Cut Pro X editing system, one that leaves aside many features that professional editors rely […]  More

DTS brings high-quality audio across the pond

DTS will showcase its high-performance audio technology across IPTV broadcast services for the first time at IBC. The company says show attendees will experience DTS high-quality sound emitted over myriad broadcast networks that leverage recent developments with DTS partners: Ateme, Ericsson, Free, Intel and ST Microelectronics. Demonstrations of DTS’ unique, immersive surround sound technology will […]  More

Wowza Media Systems,, ease transcoding

Wowza Media Systems will be at IBC on the heels of a partnership that provides Wowza customers with custom presets to simplify the preparation and transcoding of videos into the optimal formats for adaptive bitrate delivery by Wowza Media Server. Jeff Malkin, president of, says, “This partnership expands that notion by leveraging’s […]  More

Chyron Axis World ready for IBC debut

Bonnie Barclay, vice president and chief marketing officer of Chyron and the Chyron team is in an international state of mind for the next few weeks, with stops in Sau Paulo, Brazil for the Broadcasting & Cable Show and then to Amsterdam for IBC beginning Sept. 9. On both stops the focus is clear: to […]  More

Vimond delivers 3D streams via OTT

Vimond Media Solutions will focus on 3D streaming through its over-the-top (OTT) platform and its suite of applications, giving broadcasters the ability to augment their 2D services with 3D content viewable on connected Blu-ray consoles, connected TVs, desktop computers, tablets, and other mobile devices. With Vimond’s products, OTT service publishers can now publish the same […]  More

ContentWise enhances recommendation engine

ContentWise, a division of Moviri, will debut version 4.0 of its content recommendation system at IBC2011. ContentWise version 4.0 introduces enhancements and new features in three major areas: content discovery and engagement; revenue growth and customer retention; and administration, performance, and scalability. ContentWise is built for high-volume, scalable content recommendation in digital media, OTT, and […]  More

Gigawave launches h.264 wireless camera transmitter

Gigawave, a VISLINK company, will launch a new H.264 wireless camera transmitter at IBC. Based on the design of the D-Cam Clip-On transmitter, the new transmitter features ultra low delay H.264 encoding to enable the transmission of much higher data rates while retaining robust signal integrity, according to the company. The new transmitter is available […]  More

TSL extends PAM audio monitoring series

TSL will further extend the PAM product range with the PAM1-3G16 to be introduced at IBC. This strips audio from dual stream 3Gb/s SDI inputs, displaying up to 16 audio channels on high resolution bargraphs in a very compact 1U cabinet. As well as providing accurate level metering it has loudness monitoring to ITU BS1770/71 […]  More