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NAB 2017: AWS, Dell EMC, G-Tech Tout 4K Delivery, Storage; Prime Focus Technologies Focuses on CREATE App

Underscoring the huge presence that Ultra High-Def (UHD) had at NAB, Amazon Web Services (AWS) teamed up with the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide the first live 4K live video stream from the International Space Station (ISS) April 26. The str... More

NAB 2017: 5th Kind Touts Aspera Integration; Crawford Sees Metadata Blossom

LAS VEGAS — 5th Kind CEO Stephen Cronan was all smiles at the Aspera booth at the NAB Show. In addition to a completely revamped web site, the Culver City, Calif.-based company debuted a new version of its digital asset management (DAM) application, featuring streamlined ing... More

NAB 2017: ZOO Digital’s Out to ‘Open Up’ Dubbing; FilmTrack to Improve Security, Workflows; Mediamorph Expands its Scope

LAS VEGAS – The big story for ZOO Digital at the 2017 NAB Show was the launch of ZOOdubs, which it says is the entertainment industry’s first cloud-based dubbing platform. “Previously, we had an online subtitling system called ZOOsubs [and] we’ve adapted that” to no... More

NAB 2017: NeuLion’s MainConcept Business Signs Multi-Codec Deal for Snell Advanced Media’s Broadcast Solutions (MESA)

NeuLion announced that its subsidiary MainConcept GmbH has licensed MainConcept® AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, DVCPRO HD and JPEG 2000 SDKs to Snell Advanced Media Systems for use in its xFile solutions covering Alchemist XF, Quasar XF, Kronos XF and MBG XF on various platforms as well as ... More

NAB 2017: NASA Showcases First-Ever Live 4K Video Stream from Space

NAB Show wrapped up its third day of sessions today. A diverse array of leading industry professionals highlighted the latest advances in streaming, engineering and content creation. The 2017 NAB Show runs through Thursday, April 27. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Adm... More

NAB 2017: Machine Learning and Cyber Threats; Studios Close to Early VOD

LAS VEGAS — Murali Rao, global head of cybersecurity and risk consulting for Wipro, is sympathetic to those charged with mitigating cyber threats inside media and entertainment organizations. Too often they don’t have all the necessary data needed to find out what went wrong,... More

NAB 2017: Aspera Partnerships Expand; Signiant Debuts Platform Advancements

LAS VEGAS — The list of companies exhibiting with Aspera at the NAB Show is almost as long and distinguished as the number of partners the IBM-run company has. And there’s good reason for that, according to François Quereuil, senior director of worldwide marketing for Aspera... More

NAB 2017: Tata Communications to Enter eSports Arena; Western Digital’s HGST Tackles UHD Storage Needs

LAS VEGAS -- Tata Communications is looking to capitalize on the soaring popularity of eSports and plans to offer services to help game companies broadcast competitive events globally, according to a company executive the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) interviewed... More

NAB 2017: NAB Show Attendance Tops 103,000

The National Association of Broadcasters announced today preliminary registered attendance of 103,443 for the 2017 NAB Show, the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. The exhibition featured 1,806 companies spanni... More

NAB 2017: Content Security in the Era of Social Media no Easy Task

LAS VEGAS — Before social media, about the worst way you could spoil a movie for other people was by revealing the ending while walking out of a theater, with others waiting in line to see it. In an era of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, the tiniest reveal has worldwide rep... More

NAB 2017: Wazee Upgrades Digital Media Hub; Prime Focus Unveils Mobile Production Management Solution

LAS VEGAS — Harris Morris, chairman and CEO of Wazee Digital, couldn’t be more pleased with how the technology behind his company’s cloud-native video management and licensing services has progressed. And the group maybe most responsible for Wazee’s advancement are the... More

NAB 2017: CTA, TV Makers Optimistic About 4K TVs, ATSC 3.0

LAS VEGAS — The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and TV makers are upbeat about the sale of 4K TVs and arrival of ATSC 3.0, according to CTA and CE company executives attending the NAB Show this week. “I feel like we’re in a great position now and consumers are, too... More