David Donovan, president and executive director of the New York State Association of Broadcasters and former head of MSTV, says many may be surprised to learn that TV translators play an important role in delivering OTA television east of the Mississippi River.
Angela Tietze, president of Entertainment Communications Network and co-author of a SMPTE paper on BXF 3.0, says the latest version of the exchange format will do away with faxes and e-mails as way ad agencies communicate orders and instructions to TV stations.
Chris Lennon, president and CEO of MediAnswers and co-author of an upcoming paper on BXF 3.0, discusses how the latest version of the Broadcast Exchange Format will automate an aspect of traffic operations that has been a manual process for decades.
Andreas Hilmer from Lawo describes their new line of video products. The innovative V-pro8 packs eight channel of cross-conversion, color correction, embedding and de-embdedding into a 1RU chassis. The unit can be contolled from an HTML browser.
The compact unit is ideal for applications like DSNG where unexpected signal formats must be transcoding to a single format for uplinking.
Axon has launched Neuron - the industry’s first video over Ethernet product based on AVB (Audio Video Bridging) technology. As well as integrating AVB, an open standard based on IEEE802.1, Neuron will help broadcasters create a live end-to-end audio and video production system with monitoring, management and protection.