Advanced Television


LiveU shortens IP Workflows with SMPTE ST 2110 receiver

As the broadcast industry transitions towards end-to-end IP workflows, LiveU has leveraged its IP-video experience to today release a single 4K/Quad HD video receiver for ST 2110 broadcast facilities. With this latest addition to the LiveU IP-video EcoSystem, the company is providing an efficient and adaptable way to receive high-quality LRT (LiveU Reliable Transport) live […]

September 12, 2023

Hattori named SMPTE Standards VP

SMPTE, the home of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, has announced that SMPTE Fellow Sally Hattori has accepted the position of SMPTE standards vice president, a role in which she is directing and supervising the standards projects of the Society. She previously served as SMPTE standards director and is serving the balance of the two-year […]

May 9, 2023

SMPTE condemns Russian invasion

The Board of Governors of the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE) has issued a statement condemning “the unprovoked invasion by Russia of the sovereign country of Ukraine, the slaughter of innocent Ukrainian citizens, the destruction of Ukrainian infrastructure, and the suppression of individual rights of Russian citizens to speak and associate freely.” […]

March 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Haivision supports SMPTE ST 2110

Haivision, a provider of mission-critical, real-time video streaming and networking solutions, has announced that the Makito X4, the company’s flagship real-time video encoder, now features SMPTE ST 2110 input support bringing broadcasters flexible options for decentralized IP workflows. With support for SMPTE 2110 input directly from cameras and broadcast equipment, the Makito X4 can now […]

February 3, 2022

Appear unveils JPEG XS, OTT and BISS support in latest X Platform update

Appear, a global player in media processing and delivery technology, has announced the general availability of the latest update to its industry leading X Platform. The X Platform is a high-capacity, versatile, ultra-low latency platform for high-speed video networking, enhanced IP security and advanced compression for the remote production, contribution, and distribution markets. Appear’s latest […]

September 13, 2021

SMPTE: “Covid has forced real industry change”

Barbara Lange, SMPTE’s executive director, suggests in a piece in the latest edition of SMPTE News that while many will consider the past year or so as a “lost year” because of the Covid pandemic, in fact, it has lead to exceptional creativity and innovation across the industry. “Covid-19 was the biggest disruptor of the […]

August 20, 2021

DPP, SMPTE publish updates to IMF documentation

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has collaborated with SMPTE on the publication of a new pair of SMPTE Recommended Disclosure Documents for the Interoperable Master Format (IMF), resulting in adoption by the BBC this summer. The aim of these publications is to provide increased efficiency to broadcasters and online content providers when mastering […]

August 4, 2021

Ownzones appoints Ramamurthy as CTO

Ownzones Entertainment Technologies, a cloud-based video supply chain company, has announced that Arjun Ramamurthy is joining the company as Global Chief Technology Officer. Ramamurthy was most recently the Senior Vice President of Technology at Twentieth Century Fox/Disney. In that capacity, he was responsible for setting the technology direction for Motion Picture and TV Production, post […]

June 29, 2021

SMPTE: “Trim the UHD codecs”

A paper by a trio of video experts says that video production equipment using different codecs and settings to balance competing requirements, such as trading off between bitrate and quality, and make video production life far too complicated. The introduction of UHD-TV and high dynamic range (HDR) adds to the number of codec implementations, making […]

May 13, 2021

SMPTE: “Optimism for 8K despite no Olympics”

A report from standards body SMPTE quotes Chris Chinnock, president of Insight Media and the executive director of the 8K Association, as saying that 2020 was going to be the big year for 8K transmission because of the Tokyo Olympic Games. “That was going to be the premier event, all kinds of new equipment was […]

July 29, 2020By Chris Forrester