IABM reveals shortlists across nine BaM Content Chain award categories

IABM has announced the shortlisted entries for the IBC 2018 edition of its Broadcast and Media awards (BaMs).

From a record number of submissions, the judges have shortlisted four entrants in each of nine BaM Content Chain categories that accurately model the structure of the industry today, together with a tenth award recognising an outstanding project, event or collaboration.

The panel of 40+ non-affiliated, expert judges are now scrutinising the shortlisted entries. Visits to the stands of shortlisted companies will take place once IBC 2018 opens to complete the judging process. The eventual winners will be announced at the IABM BaM Awards Party on Saturday 15th September, 6-8pm in the Forum.

The shortlisted companies (and product/service names where they are not embargoed until the show opens) are:


BR Remote Ltd – CamBall4 PTZ Camera

Datavideo Technologies Europe BV – NH-100 Nighthawk Camera

Rotolight – Anova PRO 2 professional LED lighting

SHOTOVER Camera Systems – M1 Camera System


Aperi – V-Stack

IBM – IBM Watson Captioning

Lawo – embargoed

Suitcase TV Ltd – Iphrame Remote Commentary


AWS Elemental – AWS Media Services

Ooyala – Ooyala Flex Media Platform

Microsoft – embargoed

Piksel – Fuse Metadata Manager


Broadpeak – nanoCDN™

Edgeware – embargoed

Harmonic – VOS360 media processing SaaS

Limelight Networks – Limelight Realtime Streaming


Brightcove – SSAI

Crystal – Crystal Connect

Promethean.TV – Promethean Broadcast Centre

Verimatrix – Verspective Intelligence


Broadpeak – CDN Diversity™ Technology with Priority Feature

Hexaglobe – Xtreme Player

NPAW (Nice People At Work) – YOUBORA 2018

Screen Subtitling Systems – Sasquatch


Aspera – IBM Aspera On Cloud

BT Media & Broadcast – Media Workflow Connect

LiveU – LiveU Matrix

V-Nova – P.Link Contribution Encoder with Machine Learning


Dell EMC – embargoed

Editshare – Xstream EFS

Quantum Corporation – Xcellis Scale-out NAS

Rohde & Schwarz – embargoed


Exponential-e – Cloud Management Platform (CMP)

Portrait Displays/SpectraCal – CalMAN Auto Calibration for LG OLED and Super UHD Displays

TAG V.S. – MCM-9000

Telos Alliance TV Solutions Group – Telos Infinity IP Intercom

Project, collaboration or event

CBC & Bitmovin – Multi-platform distribution of broadcast content

NEP – NEP Remote Commentary

Telestream – Enabling New and Revolutionary Workflows for Real Time Remote Production of Live Events

Verimatrix – Econet Media Brings Compelling TV Everywhere Service to Africa

The winning entries will automatically be submitted for IABM’s Peter Wayne Golden BaM Award, with the winner announced at the IABM Annual International Business Conference and Awards in December 2018.


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