From a record attendance to the first standing ovation for an award winner, IBC2016 was a great success by any measure. In the opening keynote session Dominique Delport of Havas Media warned the audience that “the 50 year party is over”, but underlying IBC’s global theme of transformation, he – and every delegate and visitor – found much to be optimistic about.
Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that simplify the transport of live video and real-time data across remote or mobile IP networks, today announced a new mobile connectivity solution called LIVE+ Gateway at IBC2016 in Amsterdam. This solution provides fast, reliable, and secure access to the public Internet and private networks while operating in remote locations.
The VRT-EBU LiveIP Studio Project has won the IBC2016 Innovation Award for Content Creation during a prestigious gala event at IBC2016 in Amsterdam. The LiveIP Studio, the world’s first fully functioning multi-vendor live production system based entirely IP and IT technology, was awarded top honors in a category that included BT Sport for its Augmented Reality for the UEFA Champions League project, and ESPN for the Pylon-Cam project.
Eutelsat Communications, one of the world’s leading satellite operators, announces it is taking a minority stake in V-Nova, a London-based expert in advanced video compression technology. Eutelsat and V-Nova also plan to enter into a commercial partnership focused on satellite video transmission markets, where Eutelsat will exclusively distribute V-Nova’s PERSEUS-powered compression solutions in jointly defined offers for pre-agreed markets.
ALPHA NETWORKS, a pay-TV technology company specializing in back-end services, today announced a new partnership with Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, that provides broadcasters and pay-TV operators with an end-to-end OTT solution. Pre-integrating ALPHA NETWORK's Tucano TV back-end software platform with Globecast's OTT delivery platform dramatically speeds up time-to-market for OTT services, enabling increased monetization through targeted advertising, VOD, and nPVR. A demonstration of the end-to-end OTT solution will be provided at IBC2016, Sept. 9-13 in Amsterdam at the ALPHA NETWORKS stand 5.A25 and Globecast stand 1.A29.
Rohde & Schwarz has expanded its successful R&S VENICE ingest and playout platform to include the R&S VENICE Control application. The R&S VENICE Control ingest software for controlling complex multicamera recordings makes it possible to record up to 16 independent channels in all conventional production and broadcast formats. This is the highest number of channels per system available on the market. Single-channel and multichannel recordings are processed in a flexible client-server configuration.
Conax, part of the Kudelski Group and a leader in total service protection for digital entertainment services worldwide via broadcast, broadband and connected devices,showcases at IBC Expo 2016 , September 9th–13th, a series of new innovations enabling operators to profit on content delivery strategies. Highlights include the recently launched Contego-as-a-Service cloud-based content protection platform unifying broadcast and TV everywhere service protection across devices, technologies and content types. Also featured are key advancements for simplified IPTV connected security, multi-DRM deployments and fast-time-to-market solutions for TV everywhere content delivery; all based on the benchmark Conax Contego unified security back-end. Conax will be co-exhibiting with Kudelski sister companies, NAGRA, Kudelski Security and SmarDTV, Stand #C1.81.
After a long wait some of the cases filed by small MSOs and Cable operators in various High Courts for extension of DAS deadline are coming up in Delhi High Court starting 7th September. Earlier the Supreme Court had ordered all cases related to DAS extension to be transferred to Delhi High Court on the request of I&B ministry.
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