IBC Exhibitors C – D

Canon
Stand 12.D60

Canon will showcase a new era in seamless workflows for attendees at IBC2017. With increasing scrutiny on 4K, Canon will demonstrate how its sector-leading workflow solutions are set to enable more efficient and cost-effective production for broadcasters and filmmakers alike.

With products focused on the future needs of the industry and feedback from customers, Canon will showcase its all-encompassing professional imaging range – from input to output. Among the products on display will be the compelling combination of the new Canon professional 4K/UHD/50P entry into the Cinema EOS range, the EOS C200, and the CN-E70-200 mm T4.4 L IS cine-lens and the CN E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S.

Built for professionals, and perfect for small production teams and single owner operators, the EOS C200 is the first Cinema EOS camera to feature the revolutionary Cinema RAW light format1. Designed to take the complexity out of delivering high-quality footage, the EOS C200 offers a host of benefits to broadcasters and filmmakers; featuring an advanced AF system that provides reliability and accuracy when shooting 4K. It also includes a high-quality LCD panel, which allows the operator to effortlessly select their subject. For those who need to switch seamlessly between several subjects in a single shot, the Dual Pixel CMOS AF enables smooth AF operation whilst the manual focus assist function, face detection with face priority and face-only options provide greater creative focus control.

The CN-E70-200 mm T4.4 L IS cine-lens and the CN E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S are just two of Canon’s compact cine-servo versatile lenses. Designed for professional and advanced amateur videographers using large-format, single-sensor cameras, these lenses unlock the creative freedom to take advantage of 4K, integrated servo control and effortless switching between several subjects in a single shot. They ensure video can be captured with the upmost precision and quality.

“The world of cinema and TV is radically changing on every level, from workflows all the way through to how production teams shoot and display footage,” says Richard Shepherd, Pro Marketing Manager, Consumer Imaging, Canon Europe. “At this exciting and challenging time, Canon’s innovations are continuously shifting to meet the fluctuating needs of broadcasters and filmmakers, and the recent launch of the EOS C200 is testament to this. From solo operators to larger production teams, Canon delivers high-quality, ease-of-use and flexibility that empowers creative shooting potential.” 

Focused on its commitment to visual storytelling, Canon’s IBC stand will additionally showcase a cutting-edge 30 inch 2000 nit display monitor prototype, along with a suite of other new products for broadcasters and filmmakers. 

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Cinegy
Stand 7.A30

Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout will showcase the new Cinegy TV Pack, the latest version of Cinegy Capture PRO, and an advanced Cinegy Multiviewer, the most flexible and efficient multiviewer the company has ever produced.

Cinegy TV Pack is an all-in-one live production and playout package that provides, literally, everything needed to get a pixel-perfect TV channel on air at a very affordable price.

Whether purchased outright or on a cost-effective annual subscription, Cinegy TV Pack does everything, and more, in a software-only environment. The pack includes Cinegy Air PRO plus Cinegy Type for real-time playout and multi-channel automation, including channel branding and CG; basic Cinegy Capture PRO for real-time ingest; Cinegy Multiviewer for multi-channel video monitoring; Cinegy Live for mixing and cutting; and Cinegy Convert for transcoding and batch processing.

New Cinegy Multiviewer software couples OTT servers with mid-range NVIDIA graphics cards to effortlessly decode up to 24 channels of HD. This is because of the multiviewer software’s ability to offload most processing onto the NVIDIA GPU to take full advantage of its power.

Cinegy Multiviewer can also share RAM with all relevant Cinegy software running on the same machine, creating a machine-wide frame buffer that can instantly share output with any Cinegy software application running on the same system.

Cinegy Capture PRO is multi-channel, multi-format real-time ingest software that enables real-time content streams to be reliably recorded and made accessible as quickly as possible. Cinegy Capture PRO now includes native ProRes support, Dolby Digital and Dolby E decoding, DANIEL2 codec support and many other enhancements.

This is paralleled with improvements to Cinegy Desktop, a universal production tool that provides real-time access to media in Cinegy Archive along with a powerful suite of tools for logging and editing, and an almost limitless ability to import and export media to third-party non-linear editing and automation systems. Cinegy Desktop now includes substantial upgrades to the effects available to the timeline sub-system, along with an all-new GUI design and native x64 support.

Cinegy Managing Director, Co-owner, and Co-founder Daniella Weigner said, “These substantial improvements and new offerings are just the thin edge of the wedge of what we have to offer at IBC 2017. We are always developing exciting new features across our entire portfolio. The result is that it has never been easier to get a channel on air.”

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Conax
Stand C1.81

Conax, a Kudelski Group company and a leader in total content and service protection for digital entertainment services, has announced its showcase for  IBC Expo 2017, September 15th–19th. The security specialist will feature a series of innovations including new modular multiscreen service, highlighting pre-integrated partner technologies. Full details will be announced at IBC. Also featuring IPTV customer case with Conax Connected Access on Amino STB. Conax will be co-exhibiting with Kudelski companies DVnor, Kudelski Security, Nagra, NexGuard and SmarDTV at stand 1.C81.

“In addition to Conax Arena, Conax will demonstrate a host of feature-rich solutions based on leading security platform Conax Contego, enabling holistic content protection including secure hybrid STBs together with partners ADB and Mirada, plus award-winning OTT solution Conax GO Live, highlighting the white label platform from UnyQTV,” says Tom Jahr, EVP Products & Partners, Conax. “In addition, we will host demonstrations of Conax Media Service   based on DVnor’s leading all-in-one platform for digital-content file management, storage and distribution.”

At a Sept. 15th press briefing, senior executives will reveal details of its new complete modular multiscreen service, the latest in robust security for advanced hybrid STB solutions including Android TV, and the next-generation cardless client for premium content. Conax will also unveil its plans for securing content from creation to consumption together with DVnor and Kudelski Group technologies– protecting the entire content value chain.

Spotlight demonstrations during IBC will include:

  • New modular multiscreen service, on-premise or in the cloud, featuring pre-integrated partner technology – providing ultimate flexibility for robust multiscreen operations and sustainable competitive edge. Stay tuned for details at IBC!
  • Securing Hybrid STBs: Conax offers a secure solution for operators tapping the benefits of a wide range of STB solutions like Android TV, RDK and others. Conax is featuring demonstrations of robust, secure hybrid STBs with advanced middleware solutions from partners including ADB and Mirada.
  • Media Asset Management (MAM) services via Conax Media Service: Highly automated all-in-one platform offering metadata and digital-content file management, transcoding, storage, distribution and post-production services
  • End-2-end complete secure watermarking platform together with NexGuard for meeting strict studio security requirements for premium 4K/UHD content

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ContentWise
Stand 14.K05

Schedule a meeting at IBC 2017 to see ContentWise up close and learn why it is the leading UX automation and content personalization solution for pay TV, broadcast, OTT and streaming.

Top operators worldwide realize that automating and personalizing the TV experience for their viewers is critical to succeeding in the new world of TV. They also recognize that ContentWise capabilities lead the industry in editorial management, assisted curation and content analytics.

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Conviva
Stand 5.B27

Conviva powers every internet-connected screen with the most engaging viewing experiences imaginable by elevating the way OTT businesses use data-driven intelligence.

For years, HBO, Sky, ESPN and the like have been using the Conviva Platform to enlighten, reveal and inform with important insights around consumer in-screen viewing experience allowing them to connect those metrics to important business outcomes. This allows customers to not only maximise subscriber retention and growth but also understand content and viewing trends so that they can deliver more personalised viewing experiences. Conviva makes engagement a data driven outcome based on actionable quality of experience (QoE) analytics.

Conviva is privately held and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with offices in New York and London.

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Cryptoguard
Stand 5.B37

CryptoGuard, founded in 2007 in Sweden, is a developer and vendor of Conditional Access System (CAS) and Digital Rights Management (DRM) content protection for digital television. CryptoGuard’s presence on the market has grown with sales offices in Sweden, France, Poland, Peru, India and Rwanda. The advanced card-based and cardless CAS systems have been installed in more than 40 countries with a number of national operators selecting CryptoGuard CAS. CryptoGuard´s flexibility and ‘pay-as-you-grow’ business model realises low entry costs and attractive OPEX savings for any size of operator to secure content revenues.

CryptoGuard has also launched the first affordable complete end-to-end OTT solution – CryptoLITE. Together with CryptoGuard’s CAS and DRM solutions, CryptoLITE enables any size of operator to become profitable on OTT services offering catch-up, start over TV, network PVR, linear TV and video on demand on devices such as smartphones, tablets, SetTopBoxes and SmartTVs.

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dB Broadcast
Stand 10.A28

dB Broadcast, the UK’s leading system integrator, will be showing a range of its products at IBC, and visitors will be able to meet experts from the company to discuss their applications.

Products to be shown include:

Hawkeye modular range of ASI monitoring and switching equipment, popular with broadcasters for over 20 years. The latest versions include the IQASI82 with 2 inputs and 2 outputs and near seamless switching, the IQASI25 switched DA with 2 inputs and 5 outputs, and the IQSDA10 ASI DA with 1 input and 7 outputs.

– The self-contained MERlin monitoring receiver, designed for the demands of DVB-T2 and with extreme reliability proven by its deployment across the UK transmission network and at remote transmitter sites. Occupying only 1RU space, MERlin monitors input RF modulation parameters and signal performance metrics including Modulation Error Ratio (MER) and Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) status.

– Intelligent MDUs, of which dB Broadcast is one of the largest suppliers with its Cardinal Range, of which over 1500 have been supplied in the last two years to Arqiva, Atos, BBC, Ericsson, Google, ICC and many others. Cardinal web and SNMP interfaces give easy access to sophisticated remote control and configuration facilities and email alerts. Reliability has been verified by its use at TV and DAB transmitter sites throughout the UK.

Visitors to Stand 10.A28 will be able to see the products and how they could make the most of their advanced facilities in their own applications.

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DTC Domo
Stand 1.F41

At IBC 2017, DTC Domo Broadcast (DTC) will launch AEON-TX, a new HEVC transmitter for wireless 4K UHD video.

DTC Domo Broadcast Sales Director JP Delport said, “It is exciting to watch the development and possibilities of POV cameras for live broadcast; UAV use; virtual and augmented reality; 360 camera viewing; and IP delivery. However, it is the increasing adoption of UHD and HDR on a global scale that is really compelling.

“At IBC we will launch a UHD solution that makes it possible to wirelessly transmit 4K video. We believe broadcasters will be excited about AEON-TX, not for just its UHD and HDR capabilities but its ability to take advantage of next-generation HEVC compression technology. The new transmitter and decoder can handle significantly higher bit-rates than we have seen before, making wireless 4K transmission possible for the first time. We expect it to be the most exciting product being launched at IBC, and a perfect addition to DTC’s wireless camera system portfolio.”

DTC will also show its miniature Broadcast Nano HD transmitter for the first time in Europe. Broadcast Nano now incorporates a control panel; robust, broadcast-standard connectors; and forced cooling that provides significantly improved thermal performance. These improvements enable production teams to capture high definition POV images in camera situations not previously possible due to equipment size and battery run-time limitations.

DTC’s feature-rich camera back OBTX and multi-functioning PRORXD will also feature at IBC, with added benefits including dual pedestal DVB-T for high bit-rate studio applications.


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