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SES Still Sees Growth for Satellite

by Bob Raikes

Ferdinand Kayser gave the SES press talkFor the last several years, this reporter’s IBC experience has started with the annual SES press event (and dinner) which is a great chance to network and talk …

Tags:IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Satellite| SES| Vol 22 - Issue 37

IFA, IBC and Broadcast

by Bob Raikes

Phew! The IFA report and most of this week’s main issue are done and I’ve just got on the train to the airport to fly out for the first IBC event, this evening. There …

Tags:Broadcast| Editorial| IBC 2015| IFA 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 22 - Issue 36

SES Presents Liquid VOD

by Tom Allen

SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), is presenting a live showcase of LIQUID VOD, a new solution for video-on-demand services (VoD) via satellite, …

Tags:IBC 2015| SES| VOD

STMicro Addresses Entry-Level HEVC

by Tom Allen

STMicroelectronics has a new family of chipsets for entry-level set-top boxes (STBs) with HEVC support. The HD HEVC Liege3 family comprises satellite (STiH337/STiH332), cable (STiH3372) and IPTV variants (STiH307/STiH3302). All chipsets in the new …

Tags:Chips| HEVC (H.265)| IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Semiconductors| STMicroelectronics| Vol 22 - Issue 36

Spectral Edge Makes TV Content Accessible for Colour-Blind Viewers

by Milos Pavlovic

Spectral Edge today announced that it is enabling operators and set top box manufacturers to transform the TV viewing experience for the estimated 4% of the world’s population that suffers from colour-blindness. Spectral Edge …

Tags:IBC 2015| STBs| STMicroelectronics

ADB Pivots to Software

by Bob Raikes

ADB is a company we like to visit at IBC as it is often a pioneer in technologies. The company has performed something of a pivot, by moving away from making STBs and hardware …

Tags:ADB (Advanced Digital Broadcasting)| Hospitality TVs| IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| STBs| Vol 22 - Issue 37

V-Nova Shines at IBC

by Bob Raikes

V-Nova held a press conference to update on the firm’s progress since TV Connect and then NAB. Matt Stagg of EE endorsed V-NovaAn executive from major UK telco, EE, Matt Stagg started by saying …

Tags:Codecs| IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 37

Step Up and Jog On at IBC

by Tom Allen

Elemental Technologies and Ericsson have laid down the gauntlet in the run-up to IBC. The 4k 4Chartity Corporate Challenge is part of the 4k 4Charity Fun Run, taking place at 7.30am on 12th September, …

Tags:Back Panel| IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 33

IBC International Honour for Excellence Recognises ARM

by Helen Vince

The International Honour for Excellence 2015, the highest honour IBC bestows, this year recognises a technology – and the company behind it – which has been a key enabler of the transformation of our …

Tags:Arm| Awards| IBC 2015

Fraunhofer Brings Professional Codec to IBC

by Tom Allen

Fraunhofer IIS will both demonstrate and launch new digital media and cinematic solutions at IBC 2015, which takes place in Amsterdam this September. Of particular interest is Fraunhofer’s Lici codec. IBC 2015 will see …

Tags:Codecs| Fraunhofer| IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Light Field Cameras| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 33

DTG Finalists Travel to IBC

by Tom Allen

The finalists for the DTG’s Television Innovation Awards (DTG Holds Third TV Innovation Awards) have been announced. Having made it through the finals on the 21st July, goHDR, Motive Television, Parabola, Smartzer, TV App …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| DTG| IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 31

BBC R&D Takes Home IBC Prize for HDR Paper

by Tom Allen

Andrew Cotton and Tim Borer, of BBC R&D, will be presented with the IBC 2015 Conference Prize next month, for their paper, ‘A display-independent high dynamic range television system’. The paper will be given …

Tags:Awards| Back Panel| BBC| HDR - High Dynamic Range| IBC 2015| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 31