The IBC Channel

Jul 30, 2014 / 11:59PM / By Mark Hallinger
Peer Profile: Tomaž Lovsin, STN, Slovenia
One of the top trends that I look forward to is the evolution of H.265 standard ... I am particularly interested in the development progress of consumer-grade chips that will be put in the first generation of STBs and their price(s) since I believe that this will be the ultimate driver (or inhibitor) of 4K UHD
Jul 24, 2014 / 05:21PM / By Mark Hallinger
Ten Projects to Watch & Study
Jul 24, 2014 / 02:01 PM / By Mark Hallinger
IBC APP Now Available

Aug 01, 2014 / 01:58PM / By Mark Hallinger
Trilogy to Show Virtual Comms Control at IBC
Trilogy Communications' new, redesigned virtual control panel is now available for PCs, laptops, phones and tablets in either wired or wireless configurations, so no matter how a user wants their comms to work, everyone can join the conversation.
Jul 30, 2014 / 05:17 PM / By Mark Hallinger
IBC2014: Gearhouse to Show OBLite Built on Ross openTruck Blueprint
The main operational upgrade sees the trailer’s production workflow redesigned using Ross Video’s new innovative openTruck blueprint, ensuring increased efficiency, video quality, and the ability to quickly reconfigure the trailer for different events.
Jul 30, 2014 / 01:32 PM / By Mark Hallinger
Harmonic IBC Presence to DSNG DVB-S2X & -CID Encoders
The new Ellipse 3102 and Ellipse 3202 contribution encoders offer a range of advanced capabilities.

Jul 31, 2014 / 03:54PM / By Mark Hallinger
Call for Comment: Best IBC SWAG
Yes, stuff. We all get it at trade shows, whether you’re a trade press editor begging for food or a real customer trying to figure out the exact status of a product set for delivery ‘real soon now,’ you’ve likely received SWAG.
Jul 31, 2014 / 11:29AM / By Mark Hallinger
Vendor View, David Cutts, Strategy & Technology (S&T)
It is clear that what consumers want is a common experience: whether they are watching a conventional over-the-air (OTA) linear television channel, an over-the-top (OTT) linear streaming service, or on demand content, they want to select it and watch it the same way on the screen of their choosing.
Jul 24, 2014 / 09:49AM / By Mark Hallinger
IBC Vendor View: Chris Shaw, Cobalt Digital
There will be much display of 4K (not so much 8K), but we are still very much on the starting line. 4K will be used in production, but there are major questions on transmission and consumer acceptance.

Jul 31, 2014 / 10:11 AM / By Mark Hallinger
IBC Conference Day One: Broadcast, IP & the Future
This broadcast/IP interaction has impacts across the creation, management and distribution of content, and Thursday’s sessions will examine where we are in the process while considering the all-important issue of spectrum allocation. Also set for discussion are new opportunities for monetisation, with targeted ads and real-time bidding systems opening up. Sessions also look at innovations in news production, and consider the future of rolling news channels.
Jul 24, 2014 / 12:08PM / By Mark Hallinger
UHDTV: Roadblocks and Current Options
My paper will review some of the roadblocks that lay ahead for UHDTV adoption, and will also outline the services that can be enabled in 2014, with a close look at the available technologies, including production, playout, encoding, networking, playback and display.
Jul 18, 2014 / 07:48AM
Cutting the Delay Between Shoot and Post
Content producers are under constant pressure to produce more and better programming for less money. Because time is money, the production industry is constantly looking for ways to reduce the delay between various stages of the production cycle.


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