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Cobalt Digital to Participate in Several Events in and Around IBC 2022 Posted: 06/09/2022
Cobalt Digital to Participate in Several Events in and Around IBC 2022

Cobalt Digital can be found in numerous places and at several events in and around IBC 2022. The designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, will be well represented by Dr. Ciro Noronha, the Company’s evp of engineering, at informative sessions hosted by industry organizations and vendors, and Cobalt will wrap the show by hosting a RIST cocktail reception on its Stand #10.B44

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Cobalt Digital Turns 25 Posted: 25/04/2022
Cobalt Digital Turns 25

Cobalt Digital is turning 25! The designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge and processing devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, has been serving a broad section of industries, ranging from Pro AV applications to Broadcast networks since being established in 1997 by founder Gene Zimmerman.

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Cobalt Digital to Show New Line-up of EO OE 12G Mini-Convertor BBG Boxes at NAB Posted: 13/04/2022
Cobalt Digital to Show New Line-up of EO OE 12G Mini-Convertor BBG Boxes at NAB

Cobalt® Digital will introduce a new series of BlueBox™ Group (BBG) EO/OE 12G mini-converters at NAB 2022. The line-up consists of five 12G versions that include single and dual coax-to-fiber, single and dual fiber-to-coax, and a coax/fiber transceiver. The announcement was made by Suzana Brady, Cobalt’s SVP of worldwide sales and marketing, who noted that the boxes have been developed in response to customer requests for solutions that go further than 3G capabilities. Cobalt, designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, will be showing the mini converters at NAB 2022 in Booth # N 3713.

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Cobalt Digital Launch of +UDX-Dante-16x16 Introduces First License-based 12G-SDI Bridge to Dante Audio Posted: 09/03/2022
Cobalt Digital and rsquo;s Launch of +UDX-Dante-16x16 Introduces First License-based 12G-SDI Bridge to Dante and reg; Audio

Cobalt® Digital has announced its NAB 2022 plans which include the introduction of +UDX-Dante-16x16, the industry’s first license-based 12G-SDI bridge to Dante audio. The Company will also highlight its new Indigo 2110-DC-01 SMPTE ST-2110 solution, its line of compression products with a multi-link demo of RIST, and new Technicolor features for reversible inverse tone mapping SDR to HDR incorporated into Cobalt products. Cobalt Digital is a designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative. Demonstrations will take place in Cobalt’s Booth # N3713 on April at NAB 2022.

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Cobalt Digital Strengthens Global Growth Initiative with Appointment of Berend Blokzijl as Director of Sales for EMEA Posted: 07/02/2022
Cobalt Digital Strengthens Global Growth Initiative with Appointment of Berend Blokzijl as Director of Sales for EMEA

Cobalt® Digital, designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner of openGear®, has strengthened its international sales team with the addition of Berend Blokzijl as Director of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective as of February 1. The announcement was made by Suzana Brady, SVP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, who noted that Blokzijl’s appointment aligns with Cobalt’s global growth initiative having expanded the company in January by adding a representative office in Beijing.

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Cobalt Digital Opens Doors to Representative Office in China Posted: 20/01/2022
Cobalt Digital Opens Doors to Representative Office in China

Cobalt® Digital, designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, has welcomed 2022 with the launch of a Representative Office in China. Based in Beijing, the Office is staffed by local sales and support professionals with deep regional knowledge and extensive experience supporting Cobalt’s product portfolio. The office, which represents Cobalt’s expanded reach into the growing China market, opened its doors in late December 2021.

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Cobalt Digital Gear Played Role in NBC Universals Award-Winning Tokyo Olympic Games Broadcasts Posted: 12/01/2022
Cobalt Digital Gear Played Role in NBCUniversal and rsquo;sAward-Winning Tokyo Olympic Games Broadcasts

Cobalt® Digital, designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, has announced that the Company was one of the technology partners in NBCUniversal's “Groundbreaking Ultra HD at the Tokyo Olympic Games”, recipient of IBC’s Special Award.

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Cobalt Digital Live Streams Demos to Fill IBC Void Posted: 20/12/2021
Cobalt Digital Live Streams Demos to Fill IBC Void

Cobalt® Digital has announced plans to fill the IBC void with live-streamed demos of solutions that were to be highlighted at IBC before the in-person show was cancelled. The award-winning designer and manufacturer of edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, is live-streaming demos of its new Indigo 2110-DC-01, an integrated ST 2110 option, and of RIST Multi-Link in seamless switching mode using RIST and SMPTE ST 2022. Virtual visitors can view both demos now.

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TV Manufacturers and Digital Media Providers Explore Role of HDR in Delivering Next-Generation Entertainment Experiences Posted: 13/12/2021
TV Manufacturers and Digital Media Providers Explore Role of HDR in Delivering Next-Generation Entertainment Experiences

Broadcasters, streaming service providers, and Smart TV manufacturers alike are re-positioning themselves to address evolving customer expectations in North America for higher quality video experiences. A broader discussion surrounding viewing standards has emerged to integrate emerging technologies, improve ease of customer use, and ensure compatibility and interoperability with new and legacy services.

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Cobalt Digital Wins Three 2021 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards Posted: 16/11/2021
Cobalt Digital Wins Three 2021 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards

Cobalt® Digital, announced today that three of its products have received 2021 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards. Cobalt, designer and manufacturer of edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, took two spots in the Hardware Infrastructure category for its 9905-MPx audio/video processor, and its new INDIGO ST 2110 openGear-based uncompressed solution. The Company’s RIST (Reliable Internet Stream Transport) Main Profile Security Option for its compression line was honored as a winner of IT Networking/Infrastructure and Security Technology.

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Cobalt Digital Targets Need for Multiple Video Feeds with openGear 9905 MPx Multi-Channel Processor Posted: 12/10/2021
Cobalt and reg; Digital Targets Need for Multiple Video Feeds with openGear and reg; 9905 MPx Multi-Channel Processor

Cobalt® Digital, an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, has answered the need for handling and processing multiple video feeds with its 9905-MPx multi-channel processor. The 9905-MPx is a next-generation advanced scaler/frame openGear synchronizer developed in direct response to customer needs for a single module that supports four independent signal paths. The card was highlighted during a press briefing held virtually on October 6th and hosted by Suzana Brady, Cobalt’s SVP Worldwide Sales & Marketing, who noted that the 9905-MPx was developed in response to customer requests for increased density, unprecedented multi-input support, and enhanced flexibility. The event also featured presentations by Dr. Ciro Noronha, EVP of Engineering, and Ryan Wallenberg, VP of Engineering. The 9905-MPx, an audio/video processor for baseband digital signals, is capable of handling up to four independent 3G signals in a single, dense, cost-effective package that provides all common broadcast processing functions without any quality compromises. The card includes individual up/down/cross conversion scalers that are specifically designed for broadcast video formats, with full ARC control suitable for conversions to/from 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios. The multi-path design offers discrete AES and MADI audio embedding/routing/mixing/de-embedding to any of the four processing paths. Standard 3D LUT features and available color correction accommodate SDR and HDR processing for downstream HDR systems, on a per-channel basis. The card also supports per-channel logo insertion, as well as ancillary data insertion/extraction.

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Cobalt Digital Launches INDIGO ST 2110 Series to Provide Native Processing Over IP for Full and Unique Feature Integration Posted: 11/10/2021
Cobalt and reg; Digital Launches INDIGO ST 2110 Series to Provide Native Processing Over IP for Full and Unique Feature Integration

Cobalt® Digital, designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, has unveiled INDIGO ST 2110, an openGear-based uncompressed solution featuring multiple 25G interfaces and 4K support. The series was introduced by Suzana Brady, SVP Worldwide sales & Marketing during a press briefing held virtually on October 6th. Joining Brady were Dr. Ciro Noronha, Cobalt Digital’s EVP Engineering, and the Company’s VP Engineering, Ryan Wallenberg.

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Cobalt Digitals 9904-UDX-4K Provided the Perfect Solution for M6s UHD HLG to UHD SDR Conversion During UEFA European Football Championship Posted: 23/09/2021
Cobalt Digitals 9904-UDX-4K Provided the Perfect Solution for M6s UHD HLG to UHD SDR Conversion During UEFA European Football Championship

Cobalt Digital’s 9904-UDX-4K Provided the Perfect Solution for M6’s UHD HLG to UHD SDR Conversion During UEFA European Football Championship

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Cobalt Exec Tapped to Share RIST Expertise at Three Virtual Industry Events Posted: 07/09/2021
Cobalt Exec Tapped to Share RIST Expertise at Three Virtual Industry Events

Cobalt® Digital, designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear® initiative, has announced that Dr. Ciro Noronha, the company’s EVP of Engineering will be a presenter at a trio of virtual events throughout September that all feature information regarding RIST. These include RIST Forum’s “Stories From the Field” webinar on Thursday September 9, VSF’s Fall Meeting Series Webinar on Wednesday, September 22, and SVG’s annual TranSPORT virtual conference which returns on Thursday September 23.

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Cobalt Digital Takes its 9904-UDX Problem Solver Up Another Level Posted: 04/08/2021
Cobalt and reg; Digital Takes its 9904-UDX Problem Solver Up Another Level

Cobalt® Digital has announced that its award-winning next generation 9904-UDX family of openGear® advanced scaler/frame synchronizers has been enhanced with numerous features and functionalities. Referred to as the Company’s Swiss Army Knife because it solves so many issues, the 9904-UDX series of Up/Down/Cross Converter/Frame Sync/Embed/De-Embed Audio Processors now accepts 3G Level B-DL signals in addition to 3G Level A (the two main formats for 3G-SDI support), a feature already adapted into the workflow at The Foundation post-production provider. The support for Level B-DL joins a host of other capabilities incorporated into the card-based, multi-function solution.

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