ABOUT THE LIVE IP PARTICIPANTS
The Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie (VRT) is the public broadcaster of the Flemish Community in Belgium. Its mission is to reach the largest possible number of viewers and listeners with a diversity of programs that arouse their interest and fulfill that interest. To accomplish this, VRT owns 3 TV channels (Eén, Ketnet, Canvas), 5 radio stations (Radio1, Radio2, Klara, Studio Brussel and MNM) each with multiple touchpoints and 3 Web portals (deredactie.be, sporza.be and cobra.be). VRT is the largest broadcast company in Flanders.
Sandbox+ is an international joint platform for collaborative innovation, put together by VRT, EBU and iMinds. This Real Life Future Media Sandbox supports innovative collaborations and smart co-creation for public and private organisations.
Sandbox+ offers an integration in VRT's media ecosystem for short periods of time by on-premise collaboration. This integration in a media production environment provides actionable clear insights.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world's foremost alliance of public service media organizations, with members in 56 countries in Europe and beyond. EBU's mission is to defend the interests of public service media and to promote their indispensable contribution to modern society. THE EBU is a world-renowned benchmark of media industry knowledge and expertise, particularly in broadcast technology and innovation, training, research and european media law.
DWESAM is a Belgium based creative engineering company. Founded by Michel De Wolf, DWESAM covers a wide range of consulting services related to broadcast and media engineering. As part of DWESAM activities, Michel conducted the previous Development Center from EVS in Brussels, and acted as CTO of the company between 2012 and 2014. “At DWESAM we strive to turn technology innovation and vision into effective practical business projects.”
DWESAM recently introduced the LiveIP project at VRT along with the EBU.
For more information on DWESAM Engineering please visit our website www.dwesam.com.
Headquartered in The Netherlands, and with offices across the world, Axon develops, manufactures and markets high quality broadcast equipment for the conversion, processing and compliance recording of audio and video signals. Products integrate advanced signal processing techniques, innovative engineering and modular flexibility and provide high quality, affordability and reliability within mission-critical broadcast applications.
For more information please visit www.axon.tv.
EVS is globally recognized as the technology leader for live video production. The company introduced Live Slow Motion replay in 1994, and has continued to build on its reputation for quality and reliability with solutions that enhance live sports, entertainment and news content. Innovations – such as the C-Cast multimedia platform and DYVI IT-based switcher – are raising the bar for live production enrichment, management and distribution. Broadcasters, rights owners, producers and venues alike use EVS to maximize the value of their productions and increase revenue streams.
The company is headquartered in Belgium with offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas, and provides sales and technical support to more than 100 countries. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371.
For more information, please visit www.evs.com.
Since the founding of Genelec in 1978, professional audio monitoring has been the core of our business. Our unrivalled commitment to research and development has resulted in a number of industry firsts and established Genelec as the industry leader in active monitors. Over 35 years later Genelec monitoring products remain true to our original philosophy, offering reliability, neutral sound reproduction regardless of size, as well as the ability to adapt frequency response to the listening environment. We are faithful to our founding principles.
We also want to maintain our leading position in our core business with neutrally sounding products for any monitoring need from mono to multi-channel reproduction. Our clients receive paramount support in all aspects of the field, from acoustical advice and calibration services to technical service and long product life span. Buying a Genelec product is the soundest investment in audio monitoring. We want to be unique as a company and strive to exceed expectations in all aspects of our business. This means offering first class products and service to our end customers and business partners alike.
GRASS VALLEY, a Belden Brand
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, keeps you future-ready as you navigate the changing landscape of today's media. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of solutions and services, we deliver the agility and efficiency you need to be competitive today — and the technological foresight you need to keep pace with consumers' desires for more content on more channels and more devices.
At Grass Valley, our size and stability gives us the strength to withstand the cyclical nature of the broadcast/media business while continuing to invest in innovation. This means we can deliver new technologies for efficiency today and innovation tomorrow.
Lawo designs and manufactures pioneering audio and video technology for TV and radio broadcast production, post-production, as well as live performance and theatrical applications. Products include digital audio mixing consoles, routers, video processing tools as well as IP-based video and audio transport solutions. All products are developed and manufactured according to highest quality standards at the company’s headquarters in the Rhine valley town of Rastatt, Germany. For additional information, please visit the company online at www.lawo.com.
L-S-B Broadcast Technologies GmbH, Wiesbaden (Germany), is the leading manufacturer of control systems for radio and television production. The company’s core product is the IP-based Virtual Studio Manager (VSM), a universal control system. As a single-source solution, VSM works independently of any single manufacturer and thus represents a flexible and powerful answer to technical challenges in the fields of production and broadcasting.
Founded in 2003, L-S-B Broadcast Technologies can draw on an excellent worldwide sales network. A staff of 35 at Head Office in Wiesbaden is responsible for management, project implementation, services and software and hardware development.
Further information can be found at www.l-s-b.de.
A pioneer in media transport, Nevion (www.nevion.com) provides network and broadcast infrastructure to broadcasters, telecommunication service providers, government agencies and other industries. It enables the transport and management of professional-quality video, audio and data – in real time, reliably and securely – from the camera to the home.
From content production to distribution, Nevion solutions are used to power major sporting and live events across the globe. Some of the world’s largest media networks are built on Nevion technologies, including AT&T, Arqiva, BBC, BT, CCTV, EBU, TDF, Telefonica, Telenor and NASA.
For more than sixty-five years, engineers have turned to Tektronix for test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve engineering and operational challenges, improve productivity and dramatically reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test and monitoring equipment focused on broadcast, equipment design, manufacturing and advanced technology development. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, United States, Tektronix serves customers worldwide and offers award-winning service and support.
Trilogy Communications is a leading, global supplier of state-of-the-art audio communications technology. Over 30 years the company has established a proven tradition of design and manufacturing innovation, resulting in the best in audio and video communication technologies for multiple markets worldwide. Its intercom systems are renowned for delivering the highest quality voice communications on the market; and with the inevitable global move to IP-based infrastructures, Trilogy products continue to lead from the front by virtue of the company’s extensive experience in innovation and ultra-low latency comms over IP.
Trilogy’s track record of successful implementation includes some of the broadcast world's best- known names such as BBC, ITV, ABC, Fox TV, France Television, Pac TV, Star TV, Times TV, Qatar TV, beIN Sports and many others worldwide.
Whatever the industry, if there is a need to communicate quickly and precisely, Trilogy intercom and related SPG technologies ensure clarity, and confidence.