IBC 2022 Tradeshow Recap | Key Announcements
The doors are opening at the IBC Tradeshow in Amsterdam after being on hiatus. While the Key Code Media team does not attend, we thought we put together the ULTIMATE recap, breaking down partner announcements from the show floor.
At the Adobe booth, people can see all of these technologies in action, including Camera to Cloud, Team Projects in Premiere Pro and After Effects, Frame.io review and approval, and more.
Adobe announced a new Frame.io Camera to Cloud (C2C) integration with Mo-sys, enabling the first cloud-based solution for virtual production, additional C2C support for Atomos and Teradek devices, and updates to Premiere Pro and After Effects.
Adobe Premiere Pro updates include Speech To Text, Captioning Toolsets, Auto Color, and Remix for retiming music.
AJA is introducing ColorBox, a portable, high-performance device with unprecedented inline algorithmic color transforms and LUT processing capabilities delivering precise and accurate color space conversions for live broadcasts, live events, on-set production and postproduction.
AJA Diskover Media Edition v2.0 will help LucidLink customers connect to Telestream Vantage. Diskover 2.0 gives remote workers access to centralized tools for generating proxy files or transcoding media assets for delivery. Users can now select files and send them to an on-premises or cloud-based Telestream Vantage system to create proxies or transcode the assets, regardless of user, file, or Vantage system location.
AJA at IBC 2022
Avid is all about the future of collaboration and distributed workflows. At the show, Avid will provide an update to Avid NEXIS | EDGE release, and introduce new MediaCentral extensions, Avid NEXIS | FLEX Subscription, Avid NEXIS | VFS virtual file system, and provide a technology preview of Avid | Edit On Demand “over the shoulder” with Microsoft Teams feature.
Brainstom will highlight the latest developments of its product range, unveiling Suite 5.1 and Suite 5.2, the latest versions of its flagship products InfinitySet, Aston and eStudio, that include new features and solutions on top of the Suite 5 introduced at NAB. Also, Brainstorm will introduce Edison 5.1, the new version of the company’s applications for immersive, live presentations and which can be used as a simple-to-use virtual studio in a box. The company will feature a live XR theatre presentation in partnership with Alfalite, the European LED screen manufacturer.
For Post Production and Video Editors, DaVinci Resolve 18 is now available. You can host project libraries using Blackmagic Cloud and collaborate on the same timeline, in real time, with multiple users globally. The new Blackmagic Proxy generator automatically creates proxies linked to camera originals, for a faster editing workflow. Plus, support for Apple M1 Ultra gives you a powerful image processing engine, eliminating expensive cloud computing. There are new Resolve FX such as ultra beauty and 3D depth map, improved subtitling for editors, GPU accelerated Fusion paint and real time title template playback, Fairlight fixed to FlexBus conversion and more!
Blackmagic Design also recently announced a new ATEM SDI Switcher, DeckLink Mini Monitor, DeckLink Mini Recorder HD, and Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2.
Blackmagic Design Website
BirdDog will be on hand to demonstrate a breadth of new NDI cameras and cloud based NDI workflow solutions. The new BirdDog P240 features updated Sony Exmor R Broadcast Sensor, balanced XLR audio for professional audio connections, while IP output options feature multiple flavors of NDI including Full NDI, NDI|HX2, and HX3, SRT, and h.264.
BirdDog Launches New NDI PTZ Camera
At the show, the team will showing Canon’s Live Production Imaging Ecosystem, XR studio and VR solution in action and get their hands on the latest products, such as the EOS R5 C, XF605 and PTZ cameras.
Evertz is introducing its popular XPS Live Video Encoder/Decoder Series that can be deployed to the edge to feed live video, audio and data to Reflektor, Evertz’ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) media transcoding and distribution platform. Offering comprehensive processing and transcoding directly in the cloud, Reflektor can manage the expanding number of signal formats (MPEG-TS, NDI, ST 2110, HLS, MPEG DASH, etc.) that are produced or required by traditional broadcasters.
Evertz will also be introducing cloud multi-viewing and monitoring solutions.
New introductions at IBC include the new LDX 135 camera — a significant upgrade to the Kula switcher —, new Kaleido-IP Multiviewer, and Sirius router models.
With AMPP, Grass Valley’s software-based Agile Media Processing Platform for on-prem and native cloud deployment, the company is also announcing new introductions at scale: 24 new applications and over 80 platform enhancements.
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD, will feature its new KY-PZ510 Series PTZ Cameras. The KY-series is known for flexible simultaneous outputs, providing SDI, NDI, SRT, and RTMPS for hybrid local/remote workflows. The camera features a super-wide (80 degrees) lens, and a new motion tracking which will be great for unmanned recording of presenters.
The LiveU LU810 and LU610S are breakthrough rackmount REMI (remote production) encoders with support for 5G, 4K and synchronized, multi-camera contribution. Leveraging LiveU’s Reliable Transport (LRT™) protocol for IP bonding, and featuring new multi-camera capabilities, the new vehicle and fixed location solutions offer the highest levels of resiliency over the public internet together with ultra-low latency and cost savings.
LucidLink is all about workflow at IBC 2022, announcing new partnership workflow with AJA and Telestream. LucidLink Filespaces, an award-winning SaaS-based solution, provides rapid access to data through AJA Diskover Media Edition in conjunction with Telestream GLIM and the Vantage platform. LucidLink serves as a central hub uniting what is typically two disparate systems creating seamless workflows never before feasible for media professionals.
NewTek announcements include CaptureCast automated session capture and streaming technology, the TriCaster Mini X, 3Play 3P2 instant replay, NRS NDI native shared storage, preview of HTML driven graphics rendering within TriCasters, NDI infrastructure with Spark Plus IO Series and NC2 Studio IO Module, NDI PTZ3 cameras and network connectivity via NDI 5.5
NewTek at IBC
Sony is launching a game-changing PTZ camera. The new ILME-FR7 provides cinema level full-frame PTZ Interchangeable Lens camera with 15+ stop dynamic range, 4K (QFHD) high-frame-rate 120fps, Fast Hybrid & Real-time Eye AF, and S-Cinetone™ color science. This will have all sorts of applications in professional production environments, providing remote operability of a large sensor PTZ camera that also passes capture standards for Netflix and other streaming services.
storageDNA will be introducing DNAfabric 2.0 – designed to help manage data pipelines across cloud and remote sites. DNAfabric will be providing a preview of DNAfabric’s integration with Avid EOD, enabling multiway snyc between one more Nexis and Avid EOD instances form seamless workflows to and from Avid EOD.
storagDNA introduces DNAfabric 2.0
Studio Network Solutions (SNS)
SNS is launching EVO v.7.0, an entirely new user experience featuring faster, easier, and more intuitive management of EVO shared storage servers. Their award-winning EVO suite updates include: Transcoding Blackmagic RAW files (.braw), Transcoding RED RAW files (.R3D), Transcoding ARRIRAW files (.mxf), Faster transcoding time, Custom watermarking for proxy files, Burnt-in timecode (BITC) for proxy files, Improved integration with NewTek TriCaster workflows, Multi-criteria search of custom metadata, Navigation, security, and UX enhancements in ShareBrowser MAM, Updates to ShareBrowser extensions for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and DaVinci Resolve, Completely redesigned Nomad user experience, New Nomad Delta feature for Premiere Pro users, and VPN Accelerator for faster remote workflows with SNS Cloud VPN.
Riedel Communications announced the acquisition of the multi-camera live production experts SimplyLive, underlining the company’s commitment to keep bringing innovative and futureproof technologies and scalable workflows to its customers in the video market.
SimplyLive provides software-based products for multi-camera production, including an all-in-one production suite, replay/slow-mo, venue gateways, and multiviewers, for the most demanding sports video and broadcast applications like the Soccer World Championships, American Football Finals, and Summer and Winter Games.
SimplyLive Joins The Riedel Family
Another game-changer! The Ross Ultrix family introducing the 12-G ready Ultrix FR-12! It’s not just a UHD 288×288 router, this ingenious new product is the ultimate routing, multiviewer and signal processing platform for studios, OB vans and flypacks. As a true software defined platform customers immediately enjoy significant cost, space, and power efficiencies with unparalleled flexibility and agility, especially relative to competitive hybrid routers. This will cut complexity of cabling, and provide multiple products at significantly less weight- making it easier for shipping from point-to-point.
Telestream has a range of announcements across their entire product line- check out their landing page for the full breakdown. Likely, the largest announcement is their acquisition of Encoding.com!
Telestream at IBC 2022
Quantum announced the immediate availability of Quantum’s StorNext™ file system as a subscription offering in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors that makes it easy to find, test, buy, and deploy software that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Wasabi is announcing a new workflow leveraging Signiant. By leveraging the power of Wasabi hot cloud storage and Signiant intelligent file transfer, users can rapidly ingest content files of any size into low-cost cloud storage and distribute content out to stakeholders located anywhere in the world with the least delay, complete reliability and simple, transparent pricing.