‘The Streaming Experience’ Takes Shape For NAB Show

NAB Show is introducing The Streaming Experience, a new content showcase curated by noted streaming and online video expert Dan Rayburn that will feature more than 50 OTT platforms and streaming devices, giving NAB Show attendees a first-hand look at the latest streaming video services.

PILOT, NABLF Accepting Summer Tech Intern Grant Apps

PILOT, the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) technology innovation initiative, has opened the application window for its Summer 2020 technology internship grant program for the establishment of paid engineering or media-technology internships at NAB member radio and television stations.

SSL Brings Fresh V2.3 System T Broadcast Production To Market

Solid State Logic (SSL) has released the latest version of its V2.3 System T broadcast production platform, a move it claims adds various benefits to the entire range of System T consoles; S500, S500m, S300 and TCR.

MuxLab Premiers New HDMI 2.0 over IP Solution

"Because it can be configured as both transmitter and receiver, this device offers a very convenient way to build a custom IP-based system. Integrators can swap out or in the device as needed to build a small or large distributed IP-based system," MuxLab says.

Castles’ New Castle, As Puopolo Steps Down

A media tech company focused on monitoring and workflow products is making a change at the top, giving its keys to Castles. That would be Dan Castles, who is one of the founders of Telestream and is returning to the California-based company.

Repack and Power Increase Readied for Maine PBS Stations

Dielectric’s role as a key broadcast industry supplier of repack antennas continues, with the company already preparing shipments and installations for the final high-power phases. These include three Phase 8 projects for early 2020 in its home state of Maine, with one installation for Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation now completed and ready for air.

605 Earns Third-Party SOC 3 Security Certification Compliance

Next-generation TV measurement and analytics firm 605's Audience App, built for Charter Communications, has achieved service organization control 3, or “SOC 3,” compliance. Audience App uses anonymized and aggregated subscriber viewing data, combined with third-party consumer data, to target specific consumer attributes.

Meet Videoamp’s Top Legal Eagle

Tasked with forging new industry standards, Videoamp's new Chief Privacy and Legal Officer "will revolutionize the company’s global legal and privacy affairs, expand its base of clients and partnerships, and drive privacy compliance initiatives without compromising on quality in a dramatically changing legal environment," the company boasts. 

Creator and Guest Credits, Now Within A Hosting Platform

Through this integration, podcasters that utilize the Omny Studio platform can tag hosts, guests, producers, editors, and more involved in the production of a podcast - directly within the Omny Studio platform.  

Granite Town Media Streamlines Automated Workflows, Elevates Channel Look

Upgrading their long-serving automation and playout system in preparation for HD broadcasting, Granite Town Media in New Hampshire purchased a new Cablecast VIO multi-format video server with version 7.0 of the Cablecast broadcast automation software to efficiently bring content to both cable and cord-cutting audiences.

How Big Of A Smart Speaker Buy Barrier Are Privacy Worries?

Privacy is still a major issue for users of voice control on any device, as well as among potential buyers of smart speakers. That's the key takeaway from a newly released voice control device study from Hub. Yet, more than 4 in 10 respondents own a smart speaker, and nearly all of them use it to interact with entertainment content.

GatesAir Gets Ready For NAB Show’s New Early Start

In a major change, the NAB Show in Las Vegas will see its exhibit hall and program of panel discussions open on a Sunday. As such, GatesAir is moving its event schedule, and is hosting a pair of panel discussions on Saturday, April 18, at the Las Vegas Country Club that may be of interest to you or your team.

NAB Show Accepting Nominations for Product of the Year Awards

NAB Show is accepting nominations for the second annual NAB Show Product of the Year Awards. The awards recognize the most auspicious and innovative new products and technologies being showcased by exhibitors at the Las Vegas event. This year’s program will include three new “Best Overall” categories and five new product categories.

The Samsung Bixby Capsule of the Year Award Goes To Entercom

The award came at the Project Voice Awards, which honor global best-in-class achievement across the emerging voice and AI realm. The event took place at the organization’s annual conference in Chattanooga, Tenn., on January 15.

An Emmy To Telos Alliance for Audio Over IP for Broadcast Product

The consortium was honored for the development of Synchronized Multi-channel Uncompressed Audio Transport over IP Networks, to be presented at the 2020 NAB Show on April 19 in Las Vegas.

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