Broadcast Tech News – 2019 NAB Show to include new In-Vehicle Experience exhibit

The 2019 NAB Show will include new exhibit the In-Vehicle Experience. Located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, it will feature a combination of educational sessions and live demonstrations showcasing content development, delivery, and monetization opportunities related to connected vehicles, including HD Radio. The 2019 NAB Show will be held Apr. 6-11.

Norsat has launched a family of products and solutions to address interference issues for the forthcoming introduction of 5G within the C-band spectrum. Norsat’s 5G interference product family includes 3200-BPF – C-band phase-locked loop (PLL) LNBs that can mitigate 5G signals up to -20 dBm with no performance degradation, in addition to consulting services to provide solutions for existing networks experiencing 5G issues. Norsat will be launching and showcasing these products at the CABSAT show in Dubai this week, as well as at NAB in Las Vegas.

Triveni Digital’s StreamScope® XM Verifier software for verifying video, audio, and metadata service quality metrics in ATSC 3.0 environments is now shipping. StreamScope XM Verifier is designed to receive, verify, and record ATSC 3.0 broadcast streams with RF and IP inputs. Protocols such as ROUTE, MMTP, and STLTP are supported. Additionally, users can record and manage PCAP files for playback. Triveni Digital will demonstrate the StreamScope XM Verifier at the 2019 NAB Show.

SMPTE is seeking technical manuscript proposals for the SMPTE 2019 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2019), Oct. 21-26, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles. Abstracts must be submitted online no later than Apr. 30. Authors of selected proposals will have the opportunity to present at the event and network with technology thought leaders and engineering executives during the forum. Proposed papers must be informational, high-quality, and address technical theory, research, innovation, application, or practice specific to any of the evolving technologies associated with the media and entertainment industry. Preference will be given to forward-thinking proposals and research-based proposals addressing cutting-edge technology. The program committee is also interested in the perspective of the next generation of storytellers and industry leaders, and student papers are strongly encouraged. Papers of a commercial or promotional nature will not be considered. Examples of possible topics: UHD, HDR, 4K, high frame rate (HFR); Future of media distributions (OTT, ATSC 3.0, mobile); Media infrastructure and control (SDI, IP); Cinema processing and projection technology; New techniques in audio (scene-based production, compression, transport, immersive); and Future media technologies, such as virtual reality/augmented reality/mixed reality and 360-degree video (VR/AR/MR). A more comprehensive listing of potential topics, along with instructions on how to submit an abstract, is available at 2019.smpte.org.


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