Broadcast Solutions set to ‘demystify’ 4K and IP during 9 December Innovation Day
Leading European OB van/hardware manufacturer and systems integrator Broadcast Solutions GmbH has announced plans for an Innovation Day at its headquarters in Bingen, Germany, that sees it partner with SVG Europe for conference moderation and editorial coverage. Alongside a full conference programme, there will also be an exhibition area showcasing the latest broadcast technology solutions.
Taking place on the afternoon of 9 December, the summit will revolve around two far-reaching panel sessions. In the first section, ‘The Radical Change – All Roads Lead to IP!?”, the ongoing shift away from SDI will be assessed by Claus Pfeiffer (Sony), Chuck Meyer (Grass Valley), Axel Kern (L-S-B Technologies) Philipp Lawo, Thomas Riedel and Sebastian Ruchti (Evertz).
The second section of proceedings, meanwhile, will examine the emergence and operational issues associated with ‘Cameras for 4K Live Production’. Taking part in this panel will be Klaus Weber (Grass Valley), Gisbert Hochgürtel (Sony) and HDR specialist Jan Fröhlich.
Commencing at 2pm, the Innovation Day will also include Q&A sessions and extensive networking opportunities. An exhibition area will feature products from a wide variety of market-leading brands, among them Aviwest, Axon, BMS, DVS, Ericsson, EVS, Genelec, Grass Valley, Hitachi, Ikegami, Imagine Communications, Lawo, L-S-B, Movicom, ProSat Solutions, Riedel, Robycam, SAM, Sennheiser, Serenity, SH BP, slomo.tv, Sony, Studer and Yamaha.
A dedicated 4K/UHD arena, meanwhile, will give major camera and display manufacturers the opportunity to highlight their approaches to handling 4K content. A further area, the Production Hall, will showcase Broadcast Solutions’ larger OB vans, including a Streamline S8 4K OB Van, a Streamline S12 OB Van, a 16 Cam OB Van, a 30 Cam OB Van, a Hyperflex Study-Car, and several SNGs.