April 11, 2013

Featured News

Zeebox and Vizrt Partner to Bring Second Screen Content to TV

Broadcasters can now instantly poll their viewers or have them vote on an outcome through a tablet or smartphone.

Thomson Adds HEVC Support to Vibe Encoding System

Taking the lead on HEVC, Thomson adds live and file-based encoding which it will demonstrate at NAB.

RGB Networks Launches Next-Gen MPEG-2/H.264 Transcoder

Company says Video Multiprocessing Gateway Gen 2 increases video quality and operational efficiency by doubling the capacity of each transcoding module

Featured Articles

EutelSat's NewsSpotter Ka-Sat Challenges Cellular Multiplexers on Cost and Time-to-Air

While cellular multiplexers have brought efficient, "good enough" streaming from the field within reach, EutelSat's Ka-Sat turns out to be competitive on both price and quality, with better SLA

NAB Preview: HEVC Is the Next Big Thing

Encoding and video processing specialists are highlighting their H.265/HEVC solutions at next week's NAB show in Las Vegas

Streaming Forum Programme Now Online

Kicking off with a keynote by Netflix and its content and digital supply chain partners, the new Streaming Forum offers 30 panel discussions, how-to sessions, and case studies from the likes of Google, HBO Europe, Lancaster University, Topshop, BBC, Channel 4, the UK National Health Service, and more

Industry News

Fraunhofer IIS, Unified Streaming and Partners Collaborate to Extend HE-AAC MPEG-DASH Streaming Ecosystem

Fraunhofer’s HE-AAC multichannel codec and Unified Streaming's adaptive streaming tools deliver superior quality and flexibility at a wide range of bit rates.

Visual Unity Bring Video On Demand To Turkish Viewers

Leading multimedia solutions provider Visual Unity has helped Turkish company Calinos Entertainment to deliver a complete Video on Demand service. Based in Istanbul, Calinos Entertainment was established in 1997 as a content distribution company supplying

SmartJog and Sony Electronics announce at NAB that the Sony Media Backbone system now offers interoperability with the global SmartJog platform.

SmartJog and Sony Electronics announce at NAB that the Sony Media Backbone system now offers interoperability with the global SmartJog platform.

Visual Unity and PROVYS Announces Their Strategic Partnership at NAB 2013

Multiscreen solution provider Visual Unity has partnered with media software solutions provider PROVYS by integrating Visual Unity’s next generation vuMedia™ Over the Top (OTT) platform with PROVYS’ advanced broadcast management and planning system.

Sports and Live Events Coverage Just Got Easier and More Cost-Effective with the Launch of Geevs Sports

Thomson Video Networks Sapphire Capture and Playout Solution Achieves North American Market Leadership in Compressed Domain

Thomson Video Networks today announced that its Sapphire MPEG server has achieved market leadership for channel-in-a-box solutions among North American broadcasters. To date, more than 500 Sapphire MPEG servers have been deployed in North America, primari

Dalet Introduces the Dalet On-The-Go App to Give Journalists Greater Mobile Capabilities at NAB 2013

Users can check assignments, read-in on latest news and contribute from the field.

NAB 2013: Vizrt Demonstrates New 4K Rendering Capability and IP Streaming from Viz Engine Real-time Renderer and Compositor