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Themen: Ultra-HD

4k and 1080p HDR technology tested at Nitto ATP Finals

ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP World Tour carried out a live 4K v 1080p HDR test at the Nitto ATP Finals, the season ending finale held in November 2017 at The O2, London to advance its broadcast offering. The test was designed to see side-by-side, the two production formats in a live tennis environment. [Read more]


Themen: IP Workflows

IP-based production with NewTek 3Play 3P1

NewTek introduced the NewTek 3Play 3P1, a replay solution with native IP video processing. It offers both NDI and 3G SDI input, cross conversion, and output. A dual-channel “first replay” telestration solution allows talent to draw over live NDI video, or reverse-keyed on the field-of-play on any PC, tablet, or touchscreen with a single network cable. [Read more]



Themen: IP Workflows

AIMS and MNA merged

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has merged with the Media Networking Alliance (MNA) to form a single trade association for promoting IP in the media and entertainment industry. The merger came after a two-year history of collaboration, and it enables the organizations to have a greater impact on the industries they serve. [Read more]


Themen: Virtual Reality

Olympic Channel Debuts Series in VR and 360-degree-Video

Taking viewers inside the world of Olympic hopefuls who have their sights set on competing at the Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018, the seven-episode series "Trending Gold" allows fans to experience first-hand the life of an athlete in virtual reality (VR). The series debuts on the Olympic Channel global digital platform which is available worldwide at olympicchannel.com and on its mobile apps. [Read more]



Themen: Live Production

CCTV mobile production with AVIWEST

CCTV, China´s state broadcaster, did a full live coverage of the 2017 Shenyang International Marathon using AVIWEST's PRO180-RA 4G video uplink solution. Featuring real-time video mobile wireless bonded cellular technology, PRO180-RA provided CCTV with a portable transmission method for delivering high-definition footage of the event all around China. [Read more]


Themen: Ultra-HD

Local Hero chooses Facilis TerraBlock

Facilis, a supplier of shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks announced that Local Hero, a creative boutique for independent filmmakers on the west side of Los Angeles, is using Facilis TerraBlock for their 4K finishing and Netflix mastering workflows. [Read more]



Themen: NAB Show 2017

Mellanox and Nevion collaborate for IP media network solutions

Nevion, provider of virtualized media production solutions, announced that it is collaborating with Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems. The companies will be presenting a joint solution at the NAB Show in New York (18-19 October 2017) on booth N517. [Read more]


Themen: Ultra-HD

AVIWEST Launches HEVC Encoder for Live UHD Video Delivery

AVIWEST launched the new HE4000 HEVC encoder as the broadcast industry's first encoder to enable live UHD (4K) video delivery over unmanaged networks. Its compact ½-RU design reduces space requirements. By combining HEVC encoding and AVIWEST's SafeStreams technology, the system reduces bandwidth costs while guaranteeing superior video quality. [Read more]