NAB 2012

EBU joins Future of Broadcast Television initiative

The European Broadcasting Union has become one of 13 founding members of the Future of Broadcasting Television (FOBTV) initiative. FOBTV stresses the unique attributes of terrestrial broadcasting as a flexible and efficient means of wireless media delivery, the EBU said. Its participants want to facilitate the evolution of broadcasting technology to ensure its long-term viability […]

Primestream’s Fork in Harmonic integration

Media asset management and automation software specialist Primestream has announced that its Fork Production Suite now supports Harmonic’s Spectrum ChannelPort integrated channel playout platform. According to Primestream, the combination gives media organisations control over all of ChannelPort’s branding, master control switching and clip playout functions directly from the FORK environment, making it possible for broadcasters […]

Globecast launches international OTT platform

GlobeCast has launched a new over-the-top platform for international broadcasters in the Americas. MyGlobeTV is a business-to-consumer TV bouquet that aims to bring international and genre-based content to subscribers. The platform uses closed-network, encrypted IP to deliver television and radio content to a MyGlobeTV set-top box. The box is a Netgem hybrid DVR that supports […]

Thomson partners with Jünger for ViBE encoding

Thomson Video Networks has announced a strategic partnership with Jünger Audio that will bring Jünger’s audio loudness technology to Thomson’s ViBE encoding platform. Jünger Audio’s audio leveling technology delivers broadcast audio that complies with  current loudness regulations. The company’s Level Magic algorithm provides a  series of level controls that address issues broadcasters face, particularly with […]

KIT Digital launches integrated multiscreen solution with IBM Smarter Commerce

Kit Digital has launched a mobile e-commerce video solution that makes it easier for consumers to purchase premium content and view it on multiple screens. The new solution incorporates products from KIT Digital and IBM’s Smarter Commerce initiative. According to Kit Digital, by combining these products, which support workflows, business rules and rights management, with frontend […]

Haivision launches internet media services portfolio

IP video technology company Haivision has launched a new internet media services portfolio, HyperStream. HyperStream automates media distribution through cloud transcoding and CDN connectivity for delivering high quality, adaptive, live HD video over-the-top to internet viewers. Available as both a user-controlled software as a service and as a fully managed service, HyperStream brings together cloud-based […]

Brightcove becomes Certified Widevine Implementation Partner

Online video technology company Brightcove has become a Certified Widevine Implementation Partner, which it says will open the door for Brightcove Video Cloud online video platform customers to package, securely distribute, and protect playback of video content on more than 440 million consumer electronics devices through Google’s Widevine multi-platform digital rights management (DRM). With Widevine, […]

Envivo launches Muse iTV for multiscreen

Envivio has used the NAB show in Las Vegas to launch Muse iTV, its new multiscreen video processing platform. Muse iTV is a transcoder for broadcast and over-the-top TV applications, and is designed to simplify the launch of multiscreen OTT services by content owners and broadcasters in particular. Arnaud Perrier, vice-president of solutions at Envivio, […]

Pilat Media launches new automated metadata management worflow

Broadcast management software provider Pilat Media has launched a new automated metadata management and media preparation workflow for the company’s Integrated Broadcast Management System (IBMS). Now included with IBMS:OnDemand, an IBMS add-on module that provides centralised business management for multiplatform on-demand services, the new workflow streamlines preparation of media for fast-paced content factories, according to […]

Digital Rapids unveils Kayak workflow platform

Video technology company Digital Rapids has launched its new Kayak workflow platform at the  NAB Show. Kayak enables customers, systems integrators and software developers to design, deploy and manage customised workflows in an expanding multi-screen media landscape, according to Digital Rapids. The Kayak platform powers the upcoming version 2.0 of the Digital Rapids Transcode Managersoftware. […]