Cobalt Digital at BroadcastAsia2017

Date: 16/05/2017

Cobalt Digital at BroadcastAsia2017
NEW: FAST-STREAM OTT 
At BroadcastAsia2017, Cobalt will introduce a new system that combines frame-accurate SCTE 104 trigger (FAST) insertion with enhanced HLS SCTE 35 streaming on a single platform. Built for both openGear(R) frames and Cobalt BBG-1100 Series stand-alone units, the FAST-Stream system is a comprehensive solution for providing HLS streams with frame-accurate boundary points complete with the SCTE 35 metadata contained in the associated manifest file. Applications range from on-the-fly C3 VOD contribution to embedded DRM for distributing protected content. The FAST-STREAM OTT system interfaces with automation and uses timestamps to insert metadata frame-accurately into baseband SDI. It then performs high-quality H.264 encoding designed to meet sophisticated streaming delivery requirements in real time.
 
NEW: 9902-UDX-DSP-CI Channel Integrator
The 9902-UDX-DSP-CI channel integrator and 3G/HD/SD-SDI/CVBS up/down/cross-converter provides the densest signal conversion and processing tool set available for conforming incoming analog and digital audio and video signals and their associated metadata to meet sophisticated content- and channel-delivery requirements. Enhanced video processing includes broadcast-quality up/down/cross-conversion with noise reduction and detail enhancement. Standards conversion between 50 Hz- and 59.94/60 Hz-based video standards makes the 9902-UDX-DSP-CI perfect for rentals and international signal aggregators and distributors in the OTA, cable, DBS, and OTT markets. Channel Integrator audio features include analog and AES audio embedding and de-embedding with multiple mixers and per-channel delay. Optional Linear Acoustic upmixing, Dolby decoding and encoding (E, AC-3, E-AC-3), and real-time loudness leveling make the Channel Integrator a single point of command and control for the toughest audio-processing jobs.
 
NEW: 9971-MV-4K-SH UHD Hybrid HDMI 2.0 and 12G-SDI Input and Output Multiviewer
Also on display at BroadcastAsia2017 will be Cobalt's new 9971-MV-4K-SH UHD Hybrid HDMI 2.0 and 12G-SDI input and output multiviewer. The multiviewer's UHD 3840 x 2160 output is available via 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 concurrently, making it a cost-effective means of leveraging professional and widely available consumer-grade 4K monitors. The 9971 multiviewer makes more pixel space available to source signals while maintaining as much of the original picture information as possible. The input stage accepts six 3G-SDI signals, with an option to upgrade to 12G-SDI and/or add four HDMI 2.0 inputs to the mix. The multiviewer modules are cascadable, which means users can expand the system as 4K production and broadcast become widely adopted. The 9971 multiviewer is designed for both openGear(R) frames and Cobalt's BBG-1000 Series stand-alone devices.
 
NEW: 9904-UDX-4K-12G UHD 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI Up/Down/Cross-Converter 
Visitors to Cobalt's stand at BroadcastAsia2017 will see the new 9904-UDX-4K-12G UHD 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI up/down/cross-converter designed for both openGear(R) frames and Cobalt's BBG-1000 Series stand-alone units. The 9904 can up-convert 3G/HD/SD-SDI to UHD1 3840 x 2160 resolution using either quad 3G-SDI-based square division, two-sample interleave methods, or optional SMPTE ST 2082 12G-SDI mapping. The unit can also perform the reverse in down-converter mode and has two HDMI 2.0 outputs for monitoring.
 
NEW: +RTP/ARQ Automatic Repeat ReQuest Option 
At BroadcastAsia2017, Cobalt will introduce the +RTP/ARQ feature, which enables Cobalt's popular series of H.264 encoders and decoders to be used for error-free content delivery over the internet. +RTP/ARQ lowers overhead because, unlike SMPTE ST 2022 FEC, it doesn't require redundant data to be sent along with the program content in order to recover any dropped packets. Instead, with +RTP/ARQ, the decoder messages the encoder when packets are missing and requests only those packets to be retransmitted. +RTP/ARQ is now included as standard in Cobalt openGear 9990-DEC-MPEG and stand-alone BBG-1190-DEC-MPEG decoders. It is available via license for the openGear 9223 and BBG-1123 encoders and can be added in the field.
 
NEW: OG-PC-x86-8S Ruggedized openGear(R) Computer Module
At BroadcastAsia2017, Cobalt will show its new OG-PC-x86-8S computer, a unique offering in the openGear(R) platform. The OG-PC-x86-8S takes advantage of the redundant power and fan cooling provided by the 2-RU openGear frames, and connectors come in the form of passive rear I/O as with other openGear rear modules.
 
"We've seen a strong uptick in demand for our unique openGear solutions as well as the stand-alone form factor of the BBG-1000 series in Asia, so I'm excited to assist with Cobalt's market and geographic expansion efforts at BroadcastAsia this year."
Robert McAlpine, CEO, Cobalt Digital
 
"We have put quite a bit of time into building our market presence in Southeast Asia, with successful installations in many major facilities throughout the region. That's why I am really looking forward to BroadcastAsia this year. After appointing Elevate Broadcast as our new dealer, we are looking to consolidate and expand on that success based on the raft of new products and technologies we showcased at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas."
Robert Nicholas, vice president international sales, Cobalt Digital
 
BroadcastAsia2017
Cobalt Digital
Exhibiting With Elevate Broadcast Pte. Ltd.
Stand 6H3-01
 
Company Overview
 
Cobalt Digital Inc. designs and manufactures award-winning 12G/3G/HD/SD and IP-based conversion, terminal, throwdown, and multiviewer technology for the broadcast television environment. As a founding partner in the openGear(R) initiative, Cobalt offers a full range of openGear video and audio processing card solutions for applications such as closed-caption compliance monitoring, OB production, master control, HD news production, signal transport, audio loudness, and color correction. Cobalt's Blue Box Group(TM) line of interface converter boxes streamlines and simplifies a wide range of 12G/3G/HD/SD and IP-based conversion and signal transport tasks. The company's multi-image display processors enable multiviewer capabilities in the most demanding studio and remote broadcasting environments. Distributed through a worldwide network of dealers, system integrators, and other partners, Cobalt Digital products are backed with a five-year warranty. More information is available at www.cobaltdigital.com. 


Tags: Cobalt Digital | BroadcastAsia2017 | FAST-Stream OTT | 9902-UDX-DSP-CI Channel Integrator | 9971-MV-4K-SH UHD Hybrid HDMI 2.0 | OG-PC-x86-8S Ruggedized openGear Computer Module | BroadcastAsia
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Cobalt Digital at NAB 2014

    Cobalt Digital at NAB 2014

  • Cobalt Digital at IBC 2012

    Cobalt Digital at IBC 2012

  • Cobalt Digital at IBC2011

    Cobalt Digital at IBC2011


Related Articles
  • Manage and Monitor

    Manage and Monitor


News
Cinegy Air Cloud Pack now available on Microsoft Azure Posted: 13/12/2017

Cinegy today announced that it is making its Cinegy Air Cloud Pack available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

The Cinegy Air Cloud Pack includes Cinegy Air PRO Bundle with Cinegy Multiviewer. Cinegy Air PRO consists of a control panel and playout engine. The control panel is a state-of-the-art interface for control of one or more playout channels connected via TCP/IP. The Cinegy Air PRO playout engine executes the playlist provided to it and renders video and audio to air.

Tags: Cinegy | Cloud | Microsoft Azure | IP
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
National TeleConsultants Appoints Michael Hicken CFO Posted: 13/12/2017

National TeleConsultants (NTC), a leading media technology consulting, design and software and systems integration company, announced today that Michael Hicken has been named the companys Chief Financial Officer.

Tags: systems integration | National Teleconsultants | NTC | company hires
Submitted by ignite strategic communications
More from this author
Quantum Unveils Scale-out NAS for Most-Demanding IP-Based Media Workflows Posted: 12/12/2017
 Quantum Corp. today announced a new Xcellis® Scale-out NAS solution that delivers the highest levels of storage performance and scalability in a cost-effective, Ethernet-based appliance. Powered by Quantum's StorNext® shared storage and data management platform, the multiprotocol, multiclient Xcellis Scale-out NAS system unites robust media and metadata management with industry-leading performance three times better than that of competing NAS systems and unmatched scalability to support content creators' most demanding collaborative workflows and ease their transition to an IP-based infrastructure.
Tags: Quantum | Scale-out NAS | IP-Based | Media Workflow | storage performance | scalability
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
SMPTE Launches Virtual Course on SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks Posted: 12/12/2017
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that in March 2018, the Society will offer "Understanding SMPTE ST 2110: Live Production of Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks," an educational program focused on SMPTE ST 2110. Led by SMPTE Fellow Thomas Bause Mason, this SMPTE Virtual Classroom course will provide attendees with the knowledge they need to help their companies make the most of SMPTE ST 2110, a critical enabler of fully internet protocol (IP)-based operations.
Tags: SMPTE | Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers | SMPTE ST 2110 | Professional Media | Virtual Course
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Wohler Supplies CSS Group with iAM-AUDIO for Hybrid Monitoring Solutions Within CCTV Posted: 12/12/2017
When CCTV, China's major public broadcaster, launched an initiative to update its OB trucks to 4K, it turned to CSS Group to supply the most suitable equipment for the station's upgrade. For audio monitoring, CSS Group relied on its 15-year-relationship with Wohler Technologies, a leading manufacturer of video, audio and data monitoring solutions, to provide its high-quality audio signal monitoring and metering solutions. Wohler's iAM-AUDIO, which monitors a mix of analog, digital and IP signals easily and transparently, was implemented into the truck to monitor CCTV's various audio signals in the field.
Tags: Wohler | Wohler Technologies
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
Presteigne Broadcast Expands Facilities Posted: 12/12/2017
Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, today announced that it has taken on an additional 21,000 square feet of warehouse, service, and operations space to meet demand.
Tags: Presteigne | Broadcast | Hire | Cameras | Lenses
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
D2 Selects ATEMEs Complete Video Headend for UK Local TV Network Posted: 12/12/2017

ATEME announced today that D2, a UK-based media, broadcast and telecommunications services company, has selected ATEMEs TITAN solution for one of its clients. ATEMEs TITAN solution is being used for the UK-wide DTT services to encode more than 150 channels and deliver premium video quality to viewers, while also allowing for the best possible use of the available bandwidth.

Tags: ATEME | D2 | TV Network
Submitted by Whiteoaks
More from this author
Magewell Streamlines 4K HDMI Video Capture Architectures with New Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT Posted: 12/12/2017

Magewell -- an award-winning developer of innovative video interface devices -- is now shipping the Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT, the latest member of the company's popular Pro Capture family of PCI Express capture hardware. The new model extends the powerful feature set of the previously-released Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus with HDMI signal loop-through connectivity to simplify wiring and workflows.

Tags: capture | video capture | broadcast | professional AV | streaming | production | 4K | Ultra HD | UHD | UltraHD | HDMI | magewell | OEM
Submitted by Write Turn Communications
More from this author
TVK Cambodia Selects LiveU to Enhance its Daily News Coverage Posted: 12/12/2017

TVK, The National Television of Kampuchea (TVK) in Cambodia, has selected LiveU for its daily newsgathering after using the companys LU600 HEVC solution to cover last months three-day Water Festival (Bon Om Touk). The deal is being managed by LiveUs Thai partner DSC which provided on-site support at the event.

Tags: Cellular bonding. acquisition | uplinking | contribution | news
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
Dielectric Prepares for Brisk Repack Business Posted: 11/12/2017

 Dielectric, a pioneer in purpose-engineered antennas and RF systems for TV and radio broadcasters, last week celebrated the opening of its new 33,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Lewiston, Maine, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tours for customers and partners. The new Lewiston facility, which will specifically focus on UHF business and repack orders, gives Dielectric two dedicated facilities for TV and FM radio antenna systems production.

Tags: Dielectric | Repack | antennas | TV | radio | broadcast | RF systems
Submitted by Dimension PR
More from this author
Harmonic Showcases Groundbreaking OTT Technology and Service Innovations at CABSAT 2018 Posted: 11/12/2017
At CABSAT 2018, Jan. 14-16 in Dubai, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, will demonstrate its groundbreaking approach to OTT video delivery, which enables operators in the Middle East and Africa to deliver pristine video services, up to UHD-HDR, with unprecedented agility and efficiency. The Middle East and North Africa is one of the fastest growing regions for pay TV. According to recent research from IHS Markit, pay-TV homes in the region will reach 7 million in 2021, with revenues almost doubling to $4.03 billion. Enabling the region's pay-TV providers to capitalize on this opportunity, Harmonic's video delivery solutions set the benchmark for quality of experience (QoE) and ease of deployment.
Tags: Harmonic | OTT Technology | OTT Service | CABSAT 2018 | Bart Spriester | CABSAT 2018
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
SAM to Demonstrate Combined News and Sports Leadership at New Yorks SVG Summit and NewsTECH Forum Posted: 11/12/2017

SAM (Snell Advanced Media) today announces that it will demonstrate leadership in sports and news video production and distribution through taking part in both SVG Summit and NewsTECH Forum events in New York, December 11-12.

Tags: SAM | Snell Advanced Media | SVG Summit | NewsTECH Forum | News | Sports | Production | Formula One | NFL
Submitted by Platform Communications
More from this author
ToyMakerz Television Show Launches New Digital Experience Posted: 11/12/2017
The wizards of building unique automotive toys, ToyMakerz, has partnered with the interactive experience pioneers at Source Digital to launch the ultimate ToyMakerz companion app and website for a complete digital experience that connects fans to exclusive behind-the-scenes content, specs about builds, and deals. The ToyMakerz nation can finally watch their favorite automotive build series like never before: totally synced up! Available now in the iTunes and Android store, the ToyMakerz app lets fans interact with the cast, score exclusive deals on anything they see on the screen while they are watching the show live, share pictures of their own rides, and even offers a chance for pictures of viewer toys to appear on the show this season!
Tags: Source Digital | Toymakerz
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
DaVinci Resolve Studio used to Manage DI Workflow for Murder on the Orient Express Posted: 11/12/2017

Blackmagic Design today announced that its DaVinci Resolve Studio was used to manage the color pipeline, including onset dailies and final grade, on Kenneth Branaghs adaptation of Agatha Christies classic, Murder on the Orient Express.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | DaVinci Resolve Studio | Murder on the Orient Express | Grade | DI | Dailies | Feature Film
Submitted by Blackmagic design
More from this author
The End of The F and cent; and cent; and cent;ing World Graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio Posted: 11/12/2017
Blackmagic Design has today announced that the final Digital Intermediate (DI) for Channel 4s graphic novel adaptation, The End of The F¢¢¢ing World was completed in DaVinci Resolve Studio by London post house CHEAT.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | DaVinci Resolve | Channel 4 | Television | Series | Grade | News
Submitted by Blackmagic design
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>