IBC 2019

IBC 2019 Reflections: Intelsat’s Bill O’Hara on the growth of blended-connectivity solutions

IBC 2019 marked the European debut of IronRoute, Intelsat’s new joint solution with Dejero that offers full-time blended connectivity and cloud-based content-distribution via a mix of broadband, cellular (3G, 4G, 5G), and satellite connectivity. IronRoute, which debuted earlier this year at NAB, follows in the footsteps of CellSat, a similar blended-connectivity offering aimed at the […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Spectra Logic’s Hossein Ziashakeri on the growing importance of smart storage management

At IBC 2019, Spectra Logic continued to expand its product portfolio beyond tape libraries — which it has been primarily known for in the past — unveiling the new StorCycle storage-management software. By leveraging a Perpetual Tier of storage, StorCycle can reduce the overall cost of storing data by up to 70%, while still giving users seamless access […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Andrew Faulker discusses innovation and virtualisation at Ross Video

At IBC Ross Video launched Gator-Toolbox, a UHD signal-conversion problem solver. It adapts any-to-any HD, UHD, and HDR signals in a compact openGear card, with optional adaptive standards converter. Ross also launched Ultritouch 4, a 4RU version of the 2RU Ultritouch facility-monitoring and control panel. The new version features a larger touchscreen area and front-facing […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Gravity Media’s Allatt and Dowdall on new directions for the production business

Just before IBC Gravity Media Group announced the acquisition of Chief Entertainment, a Sydney-based provider of live studio and production services, from Telstra Corporation. Gravity Media already operates in Australia under the Gearhouse Broadcast, HyperActive Broadcast and Input Media brands. The announcement said, “Chief Entertainment will continue to operate under its existing name and branding […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: MediaKind’s Olie Baumann discusses innovation in 360° video and remote production

At IBC Mediakind introduced its first range of application-specific packages in its MediaKind Universe portfolio: Aquila Streaming, Cygnus 360° Events, Cygnus Contribution, and Cygnus Distribution. These packages address specific needs for core broadcast contribution and distribution applications and for delivering immersive OTT streaming services, multichannel HD or single-channel UHD, remote ‘at-home’ production, and 360-degree video […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: TAG’s Abe Zerbib and Kevin Joyce on serving the entire video ecosystem

For TAG Video Systems, the big news at IBC wasn’t a new product, but rather how its flagship product can now be used across several pieces of the video ecosystem. In Amsterdam, TAG demonstrated how its flagship MCM-9000 product is more than just a multiviewer, and how it can serve all four primary video applications: […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Object-Matrix CEO Jonathan Morgan on MatrixStore enhancements and the future of object storage

Object-Matrix utilized IBC 2019 to launch the latest version of its media-focused object storage solution, MatrixStore. MatrixStore 4.1 features compatibility with more hardware and operating systems, as well as updates to MatrixStore Vision browser-based search/collaboration tool, web admin, and monitoring. The latest version also includes the company’s recently launched monitoring and analytics tool, Sense, which […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Norbert Paquet on Sony’s production advances and the Nevion partnership

Sony highlight launches in Hall 13 at IBC included the PXW-Z750 XDCAM shoulder camera with 4K 2/3-type 3-chip CMOS sensor system and the FX9 E-mount interchangeable lens camcorder with a newly-developed full-frame sensor. Sony also introduced two new IP extension adapters, HDCE-TX30 and HDCE-RX30, promising to transform the current HDC series of SDI system cameras […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Qumulo’s Molly Presley and Eric Scollard on the Power and Popularity of All-NVMe for File Storage

Over the past year, the M&E industry has begun to more fully embrace NVMe (non-volatile memory express) storage, as the price of the technology has dropped and content creators look to accelerate their data-transfer speeds. For several years, the next-gen technology has been a major point of emphasis for Qumulo, which now finds itself in […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: Grass Valley’s Cohen and Görner discuss remote production trends

At IBC Grass Valley announced that Euro Media Group has standardised on the GV K-Frame X video production engine as it optimises production capability ahead of major sporting events during 2020. The switchers will be deployed across several EMG-owned companies, including Videohouse Belgium, CTV UK, United in the Netherlands and Euromedia France. At the show […]  More

IBC 2019 Reflections: EcoDigital’s David Gonce and Geoff Tognetti on how they’re re-energising the DIVA Product Suite

Back in June, EcoDigital was formed in order to acquire the DIVA content-storage-management product suite from Oracle (which it had acquired in 2014 as part of its acquisition of Front Porch Digital). IBC 2019 served as the coming-out show for EcoDigital, which is now ramping up development, sales, and support of DIVA solutions.  More

SportTech Buzz from IBC 2019: Tuesday’s latest from Amsterdam

IBC is in full swing, and the SVG Europe and SVG editorial teams are chasing down the hottest stories at Rai Amsterdam. To make the onslaught of announcements easily digestible for our readers, SVG Europe is sending you a daily SportsTechBuzz at IBC 2019, with all the top stories from our reporters assembled into one […]  More

IBC 2019: Teradek’s Orbit brings zero-delay, wireless 4K video to broadcast and live production

Teradek is leading the charge to introduce zero-delay wireless video technology to the broadcast, live production and ProAV markets with Orbit, the world’s first zero-delay wireless video system that transmits lossless, 4K HDR video over ranges up to 2km. Orbit joins the previously announced Orbit PTZ, Teradek’s 4K wireless video transmission and control solution for […]  More

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