Sony creates the ideal future for education and the workplace at ISE 2020

Date: 12/02/2020
Sony creates the ideal future for education and the workplace at ISE 2020

Sony Professional Solutions Europe demonstrates a bold vision to create the ideal future for education and work at ISE 2020, as it reveals its latest AV and IT solutions on stand 1-N20. These include a new beamforming microphone MAS-A100 for lectures and presentations, an upgrade to the transformative workplace management solution with TEOS 2.2, and significant expansions to its laser projector line up.

Visitors to the stand can meet Sony experts to discuss how digital technologies are reshaping our organisations and the importance of adaptability, flexibility and personalisation today, while offering first-hand insight into the latest Sony products and solutions through interactive demonstrations. Attendees will also experience an impressive 4K x 2K Crystal LED display system with breath-taking visuals and new interactive content.

“Technology is reshaping every aspect of our modern lives. At Sony we’re dedicated to helping our customers harness the full potential of modern technologies to create their ideal future, whether that's in education, at work or elsewhere. This is why we are proud to showcase our latest line up of advanced products and solutions here at ISE 2020," explains Damien Weissenburger, Head of Corporate and Education Solutions at Sony Professional Solutions Europe. "From our ground-breaking new beamforming microphone to impressive additions for our comprehensive workplace management solution TEOS. We are introducing innovations that build on decades of experience and are the result of Sony creating solutions together with our customers and industry partners."

The future of education

Sony is expanding its range of advanced solutions for delivering, recording and streaming engaging presentations and video content in education environments. All solutions will be combined in the live demo setting to showcase the advanced teaching and learning experience.

MAS-A100 - is a new IP-based ceiling beamforming microphone enabling flexible and creative “hands-free” lectures and presentations. It offers advanced clear audio for speech reinforcement and recording with a unique combination of beamforming technology and its unique Intelligent Feedback Reducer function. The microphone can also be easily integrated into existing AV setups with the Dante®*1 digital audio-over-IP networking standard.

Edge Analytics Appliance (REA-C1000) - enables users to create impactful video content with minimal resources. The Artificial Intelligence-powered solution features automatic handwriting extraction from black and white boards, a Chroma key-less CG Overlay feature to extract the presenter and overlay them onto any background without the need for a dedicated backscreen or specialist training. The PTZ Auto Tracking also keeps presenters in frame throughout their presentation by accurately and smoothly tracking a presenter.

UbiCast - an easy-to-use automated solution that allows corporate and education organisations to create and share dynamic, searchable, feature-rich video content. UbiCast will also showcase a new generation of video recorders to support the latest SRG cameras. Sony’s audio Auto Gain Control and Noise Reduction plugins will be included in these video recorders and the video platform to deliver an enhanced audio experience to online viewers.

The future of work

Sony TEOS continues to play a critical role in transforming workspaces to increase productivity, efficiency and employee engagement in over 200 organisations across 28 countries to date, including Capgemini and Siemens. The latest updates to the TEOS line-up provide users with the most comprehensive set of tools to work more collaboratively and flexibly. TEOS 2.2 uses the advances in IoT sensor technology to boost integration and unlock efficiencies with 20 new functionalities and features. These include tailored Smart Automation options, a new customisable Meeting Display interface and an intuitive Outlook integration for room booking, reception sign-in and content sharing.

4 new TEB-XP Professional Tablets - available in a range of sizes from 7” - 22” for meeting rooms, classrooms and reception areas

4K Android Player - for mirroring signage and meeting room display content via Connect for TEOS.

Two new smart sensors - a desk sensor to measure occupancy and a meeting room sensor to measure both occupancy and CO2 levels

Visitors to the stand can also see demonstrations of 7 models in the range of Sony BRAVIA Professional Displays, which combine exceptional picture quality and design with advanced professional features to meet the AV needs of any organisation.

The future of laser projection

From entry-level through to premium projectors, Sony offers a solution for any space and budget, whether in classrooms and conference venues or museums and churches. All new laser projectors will also support the Intelligent Setting feature to simplify installation, with pre-sets that adjust brightness, cooling system, colour and other projector settings for optimal performance based on the environment the projectors are used in.

VPL-FHZ131L - is the newest and brightest premium WUXGA projector from Sony, boasting outputs of 13,000lm. With 100% S-RGB colour space reproduction and high contrast of ∞:1, they deliver incredibly bright, engaging and immersive images. Its wide lens shift capability and an optional short-throw lens VPLL-Z4107 can increase the flexibility of installation in the venues where a throw distance is limited.

Sony also plans to launch the following projectors this spring, which will not be showcased at ISE.

VPL-FHZ101L and VPL-FHZ91L – are also the premium WUXGA projectors, boasting outputs of 10,000lm and 9,000lm respectively.

VPL-PHZ12 - is the new Sony midrange 5,000lm WUXGA laser projector using a 0.76-inch LCD panel with its incorporated optical compensator. The model delivers bright, vibrant images with high contrast of ∞:1 and true-to-life colour reproduction.

VPL-CWZ10 - the new, industry’s most compact*2 5,000lm WXGA laser projector on the market. The projector is approximately 40% smaller and 35% lighter when compared with conventional model (VPL-PWZ10). Affordable cost and low maintenance make it a sensible, entry-level laser-based replacement for lamp models.

For those seeking multiple projectors for different purposes across a single location, the Sony line-up offers high quality reproductions from both still image data and video playback, as well as unification in colour tone, controllability, design, and integration, regardless of use case or room size.

The future of broadcasting solutions

An area of the Sony stand will be dedicated to its portfolio of Media Solutions designed to meet the needs for simple and cost-effective content creation in education and corporate organization and enable them to realise their vision. Stand demonstrations will include:

Virtual Production - an on-demand cloud production service that provides a complete production toolset for multi-platform content creation and delivery.

Professional Camcorders - bringing outstanding image quality, versatility and leading-edge technology to every level of content creation, Sony will be showcasing a range of camcorders with 4K and HDR capability.

Professional Audio – high sound quality solutions from Sony, including the DWX Series digital wireless microphone with Dante®*1 support as well as compact and lightweight UWP-D series, built on its 60 years of experience in redefining the creative and technical possibilities for live recording or recorded sound.

New Camera Remote Software Development Kit – On show for the first time, the new SDK for select α™ (Alpha™), Sony’s Interchangeable Lens Digital Cameras, allows developers and integrators to create bespoke applications such as to remotely control cameras for tailored usage requirements.

Sony will be exhibiting at stand 1-N20 at RAI Amsterdam from 11th - 14th February.

*1: Dante® is trademark of Audinate Pty Ltd.

*2: Among 3LCD laser light source projectors with a brightness of 5,000lm. As of February 11, 2020, based on Sony survey result.

About Sony Corporation

Sony Corporation is a creative entertainment company with a solid foundation of technology. From game and network services to music, pictures, electronics, semiconductors and financial services – the Sony purpose is to fill the world with emotion through the power of creativity and technology.

For more information, visit: http://www.sony.net/

About Sony Professional Solutions

Sony Professional Solutions is part of Sony Corporation and exists to help professionals to truly live their vision, by unleashing the incredible power of images. With a winning combination of innovative technology and industry expertise, Sony partners with businesses across a wide variety of sectors including Media and Broadcast, Sports, Healthcare, Corporate, Education and Theatre to deliver industry leading and transformational customer solutions. Operating with over 40 years’ experience and a trusted network of established technology partners, the wide Sony portfolio of knowledge, products and services propositions provides true value to businesses and informs, educates and inspires their customers.

For more information please visit: pro.sony

For further information please contact Sony Professional Solutions Europe press office on: press.europe@sony.com



Tags: Sony | ISE | TEOS | VPL-FHZ131L | Edge Analytics | REA-C1000 | MAS-A100 | Crystal LED | TEOS 2.2 | UbiCast | future of work | future of broadcast | laser projection
Submitted by Sony Professional Solutions Europe
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Sony HXR-MC88 palm-sized camcorder shown plus UWP series wireless transmission at NAB 2019

    Sony HXR-MC88 palm-sized camcorder shown plus UWP series wireless transmission at NAB 2019

  • Social Media Virtual Production Switching from Sony

    Social Media Virtual Production Switching from Sony

  • 6K Sony Venice and Sony 4k Palm Camcorders at IBC 2017

    6K Sony Venice and Sony 4k Palm Camcorders at IBC 2017

  • All you need to know about the Sony FS5 Raw and HDR Upgrade and more from NAB 2017

    All you need to know about the Sony FS5 Raw and HDR Upgrade and more from NAB 2017

  • Sonys new cameras at IBC 2014 - including the FS7

    Sonys new cameras at IBC 2014 - including the FS7

  • Sony Alpha7S at NAB 2014

    Sony Alpha7S at NAB 2014

  • Sony Camcorders at BVE 2014

    Sony Camcorders at BVE 2014

  • Sony Monitors at BVE 2014

    Sony Monitors at BVE 2014

  • Sony Wireless Microphones at BVE 2014

    Sony Wireless Microphones at BVE 2014

  • Sony at ProVideo2011

    Sony at ProVideo2011

  • Sony at IBC2011

    Sony at IBC2011

  • The KitPlus NAB kit overview video

    The KitPlus NAB kit overview video

  • KitPlus filming rig used at NAB 2017

    KitPlus filming rig used at NAB 2017

  • Thear Technology at BVE 2013

    Thear Technology at BVE 2013

  • Den Lennie considers what kit and cameras to buy for 2015

    Den Lennie considers what kit and cameras to buy for 2015

  • KITPLUS rig setup at IBC 2014

    KITPLUS rig setup at IBC 2014

  • Philip Blooms recommendations at IBC 2014

    Philip Blooms recommendations at IBC 2014

  • Thear Technology Limited at BVE North 2012

    Thear Technology Limited at BVE North 2012

  • Thear Technology Limited at ProVideo2011

    Thear Technology Limited at ProVideo2011

  • Adder ADDERlink Infinity 4000 range at ISE 2019

    Adder ADDERlink Infinity 4000 range at ISE 2019

  • Adder ipeps at ISE 2019

    Adder ipeps at ISE 2019

  • AJA 12G HDMI SDI Mini Converters at ISE 2019

    AJA 12G HDMI SDI Mini Converters at ISE 2019

  • Apantac KVM over IP at ISE 2019

    Apantac KVM over IP at ISE 2019

  • Apantac KVM Switch and OpenGear at ISE 2019

    Apantac KVM Switch and OpenGear at ISE 2019

  • Glensound Beatrice Dante Intercom at ISE 2019

    Glensound Beatrice Dante Intercom at ISE 2019

  • VITEC IPTV Digital Wall and Digital Signage Platform at ISE 2019

    VITEC IPTV Digital Wall and Digital Signage Platform at ISE 2019

  • Lifesize Video Conferencing at ISE 2019

    Lifesize Video Conferencing at ISE 2019

  • Glensound Anthens 2 Dante Turntable Pre-Amplifier at ISE 2019

    Glensound Anthens 2 Dante Turntable Pre-Amplifier at ISE 2019

  • Memory Mic from Sennheiser shown at IBC 2018

    Memory Mic from Sennheiser shown at IBC 2018

  • Portaprompt Motorised Conference Pole Overview

    Portaprompt Motorised Conference Pole Overview

  • Sennheiser iPhone Microphones at IBC 2107

    Sennheiser iPhone Microphones at IBC 2107

  • Sennheiser HandMic digital and MKE 440 at IBC 2016

    Sennheiser HandMic digital and MKE 440 at IBC 2016

  • Sennheiser VR at IBC 2016

    Sennheiser VR at IBC 2016

  • PHABRIX Qx Rasteriser at NAB 2015

    PHABRIX Qx Rasteriser at NAB 2015

  • TMD summarises their work this year at IBC 2014

    TMD summarises their work this year at IBC 2014

  • Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2014

    Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2014

  • Telestream Enterprise at NAB 2014

    Telestream Enterprise at NAB 2014

  • Sennheiser HDM Pro at BVE 2014

    Sennheiser HDM Pro at BVE 2014

  • Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2013

    Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2013

  • Pinknoise at BVE North 2012

    Pinknoise at BVE North 2012

  • Sennheiser at BVE 2012

    Sennheiser at BVE 2012

  • Sennheiser at BVE North 2011

    Sennheiser at BVE North 2011

  • New Imicro Range of Batteries and accessories from IDX at IBC 2019

    New Imicro Range of Batteries and accessories from IDX at IBC 2019

  • KitPlus filming rig used at BVE 2017

    KitPlus filming rig used at BVE 2017

  • Minnetonka Audio at NAB 2016

    Minnetonka Audio at NAB 2016

  • Kit Overview from IBC 2015

    Kit Overview from IBC 2015

  • Rosco at BVE 2015

    Rosco at BVE 2015

  • Quantel LiveTouch at IBC 2014

    Quantel LiveTouch at IBC 2014

  • Quantel deal with AFP at IBC 2014

    Quantel deal with AFP at IBC 2014

  • Snell Kahuna Production Switcher at IBC 2014

    Snell Kahuna Production Switcher at IBC 2014

  • Volicon at IBC 2014

    Volicon at IBC 2014

  • Quantel Pablo Rio at NAB 2014

    Quantel Pablo Rio at NAB 2014

  • Quantel QTube at NAB 2014

    Quantel QTube at NAB 2014

  • Dalet at NAB 2014

    Dalet at NAB 2014

  • Haivision at NAB 2014

    Haivision at NAB 2014

  • BeSteady on the Production Gear stand at BVE 2014

    BeSteady on the Production Gear stand at BVE 2014

  • Digital Vision on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Digital Vision on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Quantel Pablo Rio at IBC 2013

    Quantel Pablo Rio at IBC 2013

  • Quantels Stream-based Workflows at IBC 2013

    Quantels Stream-based Workflows at IBC 2013

  • Hague Camera Supports at ProVideo2011

    Hague Camera Supports at ProVideo2011


Related Shows
  • Sony FS7 show with Den Lennie at BVE 2015

    Sony FS7 show with Den Lennie at BVE 2015


Related Articles
  • IBC 2019 A Whistle Stop Rundown

    IBC 2019 A Whistle Stop Rundown

  • Never Stop Learning....Or Spending

    Never Stop Learning....Or Spending

  • The Future of Broadcast Connectivity

    The Future of Broadcast Connectivity

  • News Out Of The Cloud - Technology At The Front Line Of Journalism

    News Out Of The Cloud - Technology At The Front Line Of Journalism

  • Sennheiser Memory Mic User Review

    Sennheiser Memory Mic User Review

  • BSC Expo 2019 Report

    BSC Expo 2019 Report

  • Streaming - Shut up and Sit Down

    Streaming - Shut up and Sit Down

  • Sony PWS-4500 Live Production Server Reviewed

    Sony PWS-4500 Live Production Server Reviewed

  • Viva La Microphone Evolution

    Viva La Microphone Evolution

  • Bringing creative ideas to life

    Bringing creative ideas to life

  • State of the Nation - November 2018

    State of the Nation - November 2018

  • Sony HDC-4800 Review

    Sony HDC-4800 Review

  • Investing in the Future of Broadcast Media

    Investing in the Future of Broadcast Media

  • A Sound in Motion QA

    A Sound in Motion QA

  • Delivering on the 4k Promise

    Delivering on the 4k Promise

  • Out of the box: Sennheiser Ambeo VR microphone

    Out of the box: Sennheiser Ambeo VR microphone

  • The Outlook for 2018

    The Outlook for 2018

  • Playing with Pink Floyd

    Playing with Pink Floyd

  • Looking back at IBC 2017

    Looking back at IBC 2017

  • Audience engagement with advertising in an OTT world

    Audience engagement with advertising in an OTT world

  • The challenges of media workflow automation

    The challenges of media workflow automation

  • Insiders View - A few Days in the Desert

    Insiders View - A few Days in the Desert

  • The Masters of Dirt - Extreme Production

    The Masters of Dirt - Extreme Production

  • Is now the time to compromise on investment

    Is now the time to compromise on investment

  • Who really benefits from the Cloud?

    Who really benefits from the Cloud?

  • Sennheiser Digital 6000 review

    Sennheiser Digital 6000 review

  • The importance of a low noise floor

    The importance of a low noise floor

  • Our Time At NAB 2016

    Our Time At NAB 2016

  • 5 Things I Saw At NAB

    5 Things I Saw At NAB

  • Sound Devices: My Choice For Everything Audio

    Sound Devices: My Choice For Everything Audio

  • 4k is a reality for live production

    4k is a reality for live production

  • Object Audio - whats all the noise about

    Object Audio - whats all the noise about

  • Perfect Horizon Camera Stabilizer

    Perfect Horizon Camera Stabilizer

  • THE EVOLVING DRONE CAPTURE MARKET

    THE EVOLVING DRONE CAPTURE MARKET

  • Still looking good

    Still looking good

  • Sony PXW-FS5 Review

    Sony PXW-FS5 Review

  • Fiber Transport for the future

    Fiber Transport for the future

  • Finding the Oracle of audio capture

    Finding the Oracle of audio capture

  • Rise of the drones

    Rise of the drones

  • Venice live productions tools go to the consumer

    Venice live productions tools go to the consumer

  • Hearing is believing - but Testing Helps

    Hearing is believing - but Testing Helps

  • The Autoue Motion Pro camera stabiliser

    The Autoue Motion Pro camera stabiliser

  • Top Five most viewed interviews at IBC 2014

    Top Five most viewed interviews at IBC 2014

  • 4k - fancy fad or future of broadcasting?

    4k - fancy fad or future of broadcasting?

  • Monitoring made easy

    Monitoring made easy

  • Do Not Be Cheap With Your Data

    Do Not Be Cheap With Your Data

  • Manage and Monitor

    Manage and Monitor

  • Capture and Produce

    Capture and Produce

  • Sony PXW-FS7

    Sony PXW-FS7

  • 6

    6


News
Densitron plans comprehensive control surface and display showcase for NAB Show 2020 Posted: 24/02/2020
Densitron plans comprehensive control surface and display showcase for NAB Show 2020

Densitron, a creator of HMI technologies and a global leader in display, monitor, and embedded computing solutions, has announced plans to significantly expand its range of Modular-Hybrid Control Surfaces, and demonstrate displays from the popular UReadyTM range. The company will also introduce new features in the latest version of the Intelligent Display System (IDS) software, IDS 7, on Booth N5506 at NAB Show 2020 which takes place in Las Vegas from April 18-22.

Tags: Densitron | UReady | IDS | HMI | NAB Show | NAB 2020 | Control Surfaces | Control Systems | TFT Displays | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
Submitted by Page Melia PR
More from this author
Triveni Digital at the 2020 NAB Show Posted: 21/02/2020
Triveni Digital at the 2020 NAB Show

The transition to ATSC 3.0 is underway, and simulcasting will be a requirement as broadcasters migrate to NextGen TV. At the 2020 NAB Show, Triveni Digital, an industry leader in digital TV data and metadata management and service quality assurance solutions, will demonstrate its full-fledged support for ATSC 1.0 and ATSC 3.0. Offering operationally efficient, cost-effective solutions for channel sharing, the repack, and dual-standards broadcasting, Triveni Digital is leading the charge for better TV. Utilizing Triveni Digital's solutions, broadcasters can simultaneously deliver ATSC 1.0 and ATSC 3.0 services with a coherent architecture.

Stop by the 2020 NAB Show booth to see how Triveni Digital is empowering its customers to deliver innovative service guides, addressable content delivery, interactive program enhancements, and data broadcast applications.

 

 

 

 

Tags: Triveni Digital | 2020 NAB Show | NextGen TV | ATSC 3.0 | ATSC 1.0 | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Artel Video Systems at VidTrans20 Posted: 21/02/2020
Artel Video Systems at VidTrans20

In Booth 14 at VidTrans20, Artel will feature products that simplify broadcasters' shift to hybrid IP/SDI and all-IP operations. Visitors to the Artel booth will have the opportunity to see firsthand how new features and capabilities recently added to the company's award-winning SMART Media Delivery Platform™ bring even greater operational simplicity, flexibility, and scalability. Artel also will exhibit the FiberLink® family of media transport products.

 

Tags: VidTrans20 | All-IP operations | SMART Media Delivery | Artel | Hybrid IP/SDI | FiberLink
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Digital Nirvana Offers Broadcasters a Smooth Migration Path in Advance of Volicon Observer End-of-Support Date Posted: 21/02/2020
Digital Nirvana Offers Broadcasters a Smooth Migration Path in Advance of Volicon Observer End-of-Support Date

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media-monitoring and metadata generation services, is leveraging its uniquely robust MonitorIQ broadcast monitoring and compliance logging platform and the company's wealth of solution-specific expertise to enable a seamless migration path for users of the Volicon Observer broadcast monitoring and compliance product. The Volicon system will reach its end-of-support date this coming June.

"I and many of my colleagues at Digital Nirvana contributed to development and refinement of the Observer feature sets that broadcasters know so well today," said Keith DesRosiers, director of sales solutions at Digital Nirvana. "We know the Observer product inside and out, and we've built on that knowledge and experience to design and deliver new forward-looking solutions with which broadcasters can gain greater insight into aired content — and derive greater value from that content. MonitorIQ goes beyond regulatory and compliance requirements, giving broadcasters access to valuable next-generation tools for content processing and analysis."

Tags: Digital Nirvana | Volicon Observer | 2020 NAB Show | media monitoring | metadata generation | MonitorIQ | compliance logging | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
FSR Smart-Way Floor Raceway System Now Hosted By ARCAT Posted: 21/02/2020
FSR Smart-Way Floor Raceway System Now Hosted By ARCAT

FSR, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of infrastructure solution products for the audio/video, Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), education, corporate, hospitality, and government markets, is proud to announce that Building Information Modeling (BIM) objects from its popular Smart-Way Floor Raceway System are now available on ARCAT, the online source for installer, architects and integrators to find, select, detail and spec building products. ARCAT has incorporated fifteen FSR Smart-Way On-Floor Raceway System BIM objects into its directory.

Since its establishment over twenty-five years, ARCAT has evolved into a comprehensive library for industry professionals seeking an image/model of a product to spec into a project.The directory is one of the most utilized for building product information and product content such as specs, CAD and BIM.

Tags: FSR | FSR Inc | Smart-Way Raceway | Smart-Way | Smart-Way On-Floor Raceway System | Smart-Way In-Floor Raceway System | ARCAT
Submitted by Desert Moon
More from this author
RUSHWORKS Announces Plans to Launch Portable, Powerful and Affordable Additions to Production, Playback and Streaming Platforms Posted: 21/02/2020
RUSHWORKS Announces Plans to Launch Portable, Powerful and Affordable Additions to Production, Playback and Streaming Platforms

RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, will be demonstrating additions to its core solution series at NAB 2020 that will offer easy-to-operate, affordable systems to a broad cross-section of markets including Broadcast, Houses of Worship, Education, Government, Legal and Sports. The Company has revealed plans to introduce its latest generation pan/tilt head, a servo zoom control system, robotic dolly camera platform, affordable prompter and a turnkey portable production system. RUSHWORKS will also display the PTX Model 2, VDESK, VNEWS and VDEPO in Booth SL7406.

RUSHWORKS Puts the PTX Model 1L in the Spotlight

RUSHWORKS will showcase the new PTX Model 1L PanTilt head that includes a more powerful tilt motor and a larger L-shaped tilt platform. The latest in the PTX series allows expanded compatibility with wider and heavier camera/lens combinations, including DSLR and mirrorless bodies like the Sony Alpha series and the versatile RX10 IV “bridge” camera with a 25x optical zoom lens.

Like the previous PTX Model 1, the Model 1L can be controlled using RS-422 VISCA devices as well as DMX hardware and software. It includes connections for cameras that can be controlled using RS-422, RS-232, RS-485, LANC and Panasonic REMOTE (2-wire) communications.

Tags: RUSHWORKS | PTX Model 1L | BABYZOOMER | RUSHDOLLY | RUSHPROMPTER | VNEWS
Submitted by Desert Moon
More from this author
QComm Demystifies $150 million LPTV Repack Question Posted: 21/02/2020
QComm Demystifies $150 million LPTV Repack Question

QCommunications is a leading engineering, project management and installation vendor specializing in The Spectrum Act (REPACK project). According to Tony zumMallen, QComm President, data analytics support a higher allocation than expected.

“As of February 17, 2020, ~95% or $142M could be attributed to 825 Eligible and Non-Determined stations,” expained zumMallen. “If the trend holds this would be a much higher than expected allocation and a sigh of relief for hundreds of LPTV and translator licencees.”

“So many LPTV broadcasters are inexperienced in the complexity of the application procedure required to determine their eligibility for reimbursement,” zumMallen continued. “At QComm, we not only assist with the entire REPACK process – from needs assessment to transmitter installation to coverage verification - we help broadcasters navigate the paper path and meet all the requirements for reimbursement. We’ve already helped process many millions of dollars and 95% of our LPTV clients have been deemed eligible. And one of the best parts is that our REPACK services are covered for reimbursement, so there is little risk to the broadcaster!”

The Spectrum Act, or REPACK as it is more familiarly known, was designed to re-align the use of broadcast airwaves to suit rapidly evolving consumer demands due to the emergence of divergent entertainment and communications platforms, such as mobile data and the Internet. The shift to new territory allocations and channel assignments has resulted in the need for stations to upgrade, change or redistribute transmission equipment causing significant expenditures that the FCC is relieving with the appropriation of reimbursement funds available to broadcasters that comply with the FCC’s requirements. As part of its service offerings, QComm will assist the customer through the entire process, ensuring they meet eligibility guidelines to receive reimbursements, which could be 100%.

Tags: QCommunications | QComm | REPACK | LPTV | Tony zumMallen | TV REPACK
Submitted by Desert Moon
More from this author
Sonnet Announces Professional Dual-Slot Thunderbolt 3 Card Reader for CFexpress 2.0 Type B and XQD Media Posted: 20/02/2020
Sonnet Announces Professional Dual-Slot Thunderbolt 3 Card Reader for CFexpress 2.0 Type B and XQD Media

What's New:

Sonnet Technologies today announced the SF3™ Series – CFexpress™ / XQD™ Pro Card Reader, the latest model in its expanding family of professional media readers. The SF3 Series – CFexpress / XQD Pro Card Reader features dual card slots and a 40Gbps Thunderbolt™ 3 interface. CFexpress 2.0 Type B is a new, ultra-fast recording media developed to support the requirements of shooting 4K and 6K RAW video and continuous capture of high-megapixel photos. XQD cards have been available for several years and share the same form factor and connector as CFexpress 2.0 Type B media.

What It Does:

Compatible with Mac® and Windows® computers with Thunderbolt 3 ports, the SF3 Series – CFexpress / XQD Pro Card Reader ingests footage from CFexpress 2.0 Type B and XQD media at up to maximum supported speeds. Designed for demanding workflows, Sonnet's SF3 Series card readers are built with rugged aluminum enclosures and dual Thunderbolt 3 ports. 

Tags: Sonnet Technologies | Dual-Slot Reader | Thunderbolt 3 | CFexpress 2.0 | SF3 Series | XQD Pro Card Reader
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Cobalt Iron Compass Enterprise SaaS Backup Solution Now Offers Powerful NAS Backup Posted: 20/02/2020
Cobalt Iron Compass Enterprise SaaS Backup Solution Now Offers Powerful NAS Backup

Cobalt Iron Inc., today announced the extension for its Compass™ enterprise SaaS backup platform that offers advanced protection for network-attached storage (NAS) data. Compass delivers the industry's most efficient and comprehensive approach to NAS backup and recovery via a powerful proxy capability called the Compass NAS Agent.

"In today's enterprises, tremendous amounts of business-critical data are held in NAS systems. The amount of stored NAS data and the urgency to protect it is constantly growing; however, NAS backup and recovery techniques haven't improved much over the years," said Greg Tevis, vice president of Global Strategy at Cobalt Iron. "Compared to traditional NAS schemes such as NDMP, which can be operationally challenging and often results in massive amounts of data being stored for backups, our NAS data protection extension offers a new and modern approach. Using the Compass NAS Agent, Compass is a faster, more efficient, and easier-to-manage solution for backing up billions of files and providing unified protection of critical NAS data."

Tags: Cobalt Iron | Compass Enterprise | SaaS Backup Solution | NAS Backup | Compass NAS Agent | network-attached storage
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Studio Technologies Announces New Dante-enabled StudioComm Multichannel Monitoring Solution at NAB 2020 Posted: 20/02/2020
Studio Technologies Announces New Dante-enabled StudioComm Multichannel Monitoring Solution at NAB 2020

Studio Technologies introduces its new StudioComm Dante Audio-over-IP-enabled multichannel monitoring system, the Model 792 Central Controller and the Model 793 Control Console, at NAB 2020 (Booth C7049). The new system combines a robust rack-mounted main electronics unit with a desktop user control surface. The “fully-pro” signal path uses programmable logic to support both digital and analog audio. An extensive set of configuration features allow the system to support next-gen immersive formats including 5.1.4, 7.1.4, and 10.2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tags: Studio Technologies | NAB 2020 | Monitoring | NAB 2020
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
NAB 2020: FOR-A Offers World of Possibilities with 12G-SDI 4K Solutions, Expanded IP Options Posted: 20/02/2020
NAB 2020: FOR-A Offers and lsquo;World of Possibilities and rsquo; with 12G-SDI 4K Solutions, Expanded IP Options

With expansive product lines supporting 4K, 12G, HDR, and IP workflows, FOR-A Corporation of America will offer a “World of Possibilities” to attendees at the 2020 NAB Show (Booth C5016) in April in Las Vegas, Nev. Making its NAB debut, the new MFR-6100 routing switcher was built to support 12G-SDI infrastructures. It provides single-cable transfer of 4K video for less complex cabling. The MFR-6100 also includes multi-format I/O support, auto signal detection, and SNMP monitoring support. Add up to 16 I/O cards (nine channels per card) to configure a matrix up to 144x144.

Processing remains an important part of today’s multi-format broadcast environment. Designed to support live HDR broadcast production, the FA-9600 multi-purpose signal processor provides HDR and Wide Color Gamut support and conversion of multiple formats, including 12G, 4K, 1080p, and HD/SD. FOR-A also offers frame rate converters such as the FRC-9100, which supports 3G, HD, and SD content, including upconversion and interlace-to-progressive conversion. The FRC-9100 can also support 12G-SDI and 4K content with optional software.

Additionally, FOR-A will demonstrate efficient HD integration with third-party graphics, replay systems, and production servers, including partner products such as the ODYSSEY Insight video server, ClassX content creation and graphics playout solution, Variant Systems Group's Envivo Replay sports and live event replay solution, and InSync's frame synchronizer, frame rate converter, and up/down converters.

Tags: NAB2020 | 12G | HDR | 8K | 4K | IP | production switcher | video switcher | routing switcher | frame rate converter | signal processor | 3D LUT | image correction | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
New IP Workflows Take Centre Stage In Eight Different Countries as Axon PRE-NABSHOW TOUR 2020 Hits The Road Posted: 20/02/2020
New IP Workflows Take Centre Stage In Eight Different Countries as Axon and rsquo;s PRE-NABSHOW TOUR 2020 Hits The Road

Axon’s proven Neuron IP processing and Cerebrum control & monitoring technology will be demonstrated with equipment from EVS, Sony, Arista, Calrec and Meinberg during this 22-day Outside Broadcast truck tour.

The Axon PRE-NABSHOW TOUR 2020, which runs across 16 locations in eight different European countries, kicks off on March 2nd. It allows broadcasters to experience tomorrow’s workflows by getting on board today. The products demonstrated on the truck will be exactly the same as those on display at Axon’s booth at NAB, so this will also provide a perfect opportunity for people who are not going to Las Vegas to get up-close and personal with Axon’s solutions.

For further information about the tour and to access a full schedule, please follow this link: https://www.axon.tv/knowledge/axon-pre-nab-tour-2020/

 

Tags: Axon Digital Design | Sony | EVS | Arista | Calrec | Pre-NABSHOW 2020 Tour | IP workflows | NAB 2020 | NAB 2020
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
More from this author
With New FOR-A HVS-2000 Switcher and ClassXGraphics, WLVT-TV Improves Production Workflows and On-Air Look Posted: 19/02/2020
With New FOR-A HVS-2000 Switcher and ClassXGraphics, and nbsp;WLVT-TV Improves Production Workflows and On-Air Look

FOR-A Corporation of America today announced PBS39/WLVTTV, part of Lehigh Valley Public Media based in Bethlehem, Penn., upgraded its control room last August with a FOR-A HVS-2000 HANABI video production switcher and ClassX broadcast graphics system. The new equipment has improved the on-air look of the station’s original programming as well as its live production workflows.

 

For example, the HVS-2000 can load and playback graphics from the ClassX, so the TD can access them during live productions. As a result, PBS39’s graphics designer does not have to be in the control room for “routine” productions. “When I saw how well the two integrated together, plus the price, it seemed like an obvious choice,” said Andrea Cummis, chief technology officer.

The ClassX also supports the use of RSS feeds for updating election results and other data in graphics, a feature that was not supported by the station’s older graphics system. Cummis said the system “worked great” for local primary election coverage last year, but she is looking forward to using the system to its full potential for Election Night in November.

 

Tags: FOR-A | PBS | production switcher | video switcher | live production | CG | broadcast graphics
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
GB Labs to feature Mosaic and CORE.4 Lite at CABSAT 2020 Posted: 19/02/2020
GB Labs to feature Mosaic and CORE.4 Lite at CABSAT 2020

CABSAT 2020, Dubai, 31 March - 2 April 2020, Stand G3-24: Leaders in intelligent storage solutions, GB Labs, will showcase its award-winning Mosaic automatic asset organiser and the new CORE.4 Lite operating system during CABSAT 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 31 March – 2 April.

The Mosaic asset organiser makes it far easier to quickly search for, retrieve, and view video assets. Mosaic automatically scans all inbuilt metadata and integrates it with AI tagging enabling the ability to store, catalogue and access assets with no need for manual intervention, making it a substantial time and money saver.

GB Labs new CORE.4 Lite operating system is a custom OS specifically designed to serve media files. Its high degree of speciality guarantees stable performance for every user, whether as workgroups or individuals, while maximising the efficiency of every disk.

A powerful new feature included with CORE.4 Lite is Analytics Centre, a dashboard that runs in the background of GB Labs intelligent storage devices and continuously analyses the network, providing complete visibility of exactly how, and by whom, data is being used.

GB Labs CEO-CTO Dominic Harland said, “Read/write speeds are usually compromised by a misconfigured network, which wastes resources. But configuration issues can be difficult to locate and resolve manually. Analytics Centre automatically analyses the read/write process through the network with specially designed algorithms that identifies, locates, and suggests how to resolve any issues, often before they occur, thereby eliminating the need for painstaking manual intervention.”

GB Labs will also demonstrate how its proprietary Dynamic Bandwidth Control identifies and selects high, medium, and low priority users to guarantee that the storage system automatically adjusts to operate at peak performance for all.

According to Harland, “Dynamic Bandwidth Control makes storage malleable to ensure it can flexibly respond to changes in usage priorities without breaking. This is unique to GB Labs and can be implemented whether storage is in use by one user or an entire workgroup.”

For backup and archiving, the exhibition stand workspaces will be coupled with GB Labs EasyLTO, an easy-to-use, cost-effective, all-in-one, high-speed solution.

Finally, the company will also discuss the success of recent GB Labs deployments to new customers including M for Media; Qatl Al Youm TV; Polimer TV; Craft; Kalvi TV; and Madha TV.

Tags: GB Labs | Media storage | CABSAT | CORE.4 Lite | OS | AI tagging | Mosaic | Analytics Centre | Dynamic Bandwidth Control | EasyLTO
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Colorfront Blows The Lederhosen Off 4K 6K 8K HDR at HPA 2020 Posted: 19/02/2020
Colorfront Blows The Lederhosen Off 4K 6K 8K HDR at HPA 2020

Colorfront (www.colorfront.com) – the Academy, Emmy and HPA Award-winning developer of high-performance dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, broadcast, OTT and commercials – will showcase the powerhouse capabilities of its products to enable color-consistent 4K/6K/8K SDR/HDR acquisition-to-post workflows during the 2020 HPA Tech Retreat, 17-20 Feb, Rancho Mirage, CA. The company will also participate in the groundbreaking, cloud-based, live production of “The Lost Lederhosen” short film, and share details of its pivotal role in the making of this mini-movie during the Retreat’s “HPA Makes A Movie” Supersession on Feb 18th.

Tags: Colorfront | On-Set Dailies | Expres Dailies | SDR | HDR | UHD | HFR | 4K | 6K | 8K | dailies | Transkoder | Lederhosen | AJA
Submitted by Prince PR
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>