Cobalt Digital has promoted Kyle Wilken to vice president of firmware. Wilken joined the company in 2013 as a senior FPGA engineer, and was previously promoted in 2015.
Cobalt Digital's 9992-ENC series of HEVC/AVC/MPEG-2 encoders for openGear® frames received the Future Best of Show Award presented by TV Technology magazine last week at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
Between its 4K and HDR workflow solutions, as well as promotion of a new internet transport protocol, Cobalt Digital will demonstrate a number of technologies for broadcasters next week at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
Cobalt Digital will demonstrate its new 9914 Series of distribution amplifiers at the 2019 NAB Show (Booth SL9111) next month in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed to support 4K 12G-SDI sources, the new cards are built for openGear® frames and allow for copper runs long enough to reach most equipment within a rack room or production truck.
Cobalt Digital today announced a partnership with Starfish Technologies to provide transport stream splicing using the Starfish Technologies TS Splicer software and the Cobalt SCTE-104/35 insertion system. The new solution creates an affordable, automated ad insertion or media replacement system for broadcast, IPTV, satellite, and cable TV applications.
The 9971 Series support a variety of asynchronous signals and offer HDMI outputs.
Cobalt Digital has announced the availability of its 9992‑ENC series of HEVC/H.265/MPEG-5 encoders for openGear® frames. Designed for a variety of broadcast applications, the dual-slot card offers customized I/O options and extensive audio support for cost-effective contribution, distribution, ENG, IPTV, and OTT solutions.
Cobalt Digital will demonstrate its high dynamic range (HDR) conversion solutions for live sports and other broadcast content at the 2018 SVG Summit, which runs Dec. 10-11 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Using Cobalt’s flagship 9904-UDX-4K up/down/cross converter and image processor for the openGear® platform with Technicolor® HDR Intelligent Tone Management (ITM) technology, broadcasters can monetize HD and 4K standard dynamic range (SDR) content for HDR distribution, as well as provide an HDR experience to viewers through an SDR feed.
Multiviewers, audio processors and encoders on display
Bob McAlpine will serve as advisor for global sales, Jesse Foster is new director of product development, western region sales
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Cobalt Digital will use the IBC 2017 stage to display a number of its latest products that cover a range of production needs.
The Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM), which operates Marin TV, is handling the program playout and mixture of HD internet-streamed channels and SD channels with Cobalt Digital’s BBG-1002-UDX stand-alone cross-converter.
Cobalt is making a couple of in-house moves, promoting Suzana Brady to the position of vice president of North and South American sales, and Bob Nicholas as vice president of international sales, in what the company is calling a shift to “a more tiered management team.”
Shortly before NAB Show New York, TV Technology spoke with Jesse Foster; Director of Products & Business Development.