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IBC 2019 Winners

Create

EVS - Overcam

"A very innovative and much needed solution. EVS have created a product sorely needed by the production industry. Lower cost sports production allowing sports which normally don't receive coverage to get broadcast. Combines emerging technologies like AI to create better content more efficiently. With the explosion of live sports coverage and the need to reduce costs with remote production techniques, Overcam is a very promising solution for  budget concious live sports producers."



Produce
Dolby Laboratories - Vision Content Creation Tools 4.0

"Managing an efficient HDR production pipeline is now top priority for producers and post-production houses. Dolby Vision Content Creation Tools addresses that challenge and makes it simpler and easier to deliver more hours of high-quality HDR content."



Manage

WIREWAX - Media Services

"WIREWAX Media Services is a suite of AI-powered tools  applied to the Media and Entertainment market to help solve some of the industry's biggest problems. Unwieldy, poorly labelled and not understood media asset libraries can be cleaned and analysed in a few hours and antiquated and manual repackaging processes can be reduced from months to minutes."



Publish
Rohde & Schwarz - R&S BSCC 5G Broadcast service and control center
"With this future-looking solution, Rohde & Schwarz is signalling the future of the over-the-air TV business. It's now very easy to see a future where 5G broadcast co-exists with OTT to deliver a seamless blend of live and on-demand content direct to consumers. An Innovative end to end solution for 5G content delivery, the development of which is ahead of its competitors."



Monetize
Arvato Systems - AI-driven Ratings Forecasting
"It's vital for linear channel programmers to have data available to make informed scheduling decisions. Arvato is bringing new AI-technology to solve a real-world problem. An innovative product using Artificial Intelligece and Machine Learning,  providing predictive information essential for broadcasters ratings."



Connect

DELTACAST - ST2110 Software Stack Virtual Card

"This product is extremely interesting broadcasters consider the transition to an all IP 2110 infrastructure. This product is a step towards software defined infrastructure that utilizes commodity type hardware. Nice to see functionality moving into the software defined world - the level of flexibility this allows is excellent, and the approach will allow broadcasters greater flexibility to cope with rapid change."



Store
Cloudian - HyperStore® Xtreme Powered by Seagate

"A great product addressing the ever increasing need for storage. A robust indusry solution offering an extremely compact footprint and integration with leading media workflow systems."




Support
Vocas Sales & Services - Tracis Lens Scanner
"Great to see a simple, but innovative solution addressing a real-world problem. The Tracis Lens Scanner performs a fully automatic optical scan of the lens and shows issues like scratches and dust. A niche market, but very cool technology."    

          



Consume

Singular.live - Interactive Digital Overlays

"It's great to see a solution enabling content creators, live streamers and influencers to deliver professional results. This takes on-air branding graphics to the next level by making them completely virtualised and cloud-based - and most importantly, accessible to the smallest content operations."




Project, collaboration or event
Dejero/Musion 3D/Vodafone Romania - Live broadcast & production of the world’s first interactive rock concert using holographic human transmission over 5G
"Great and cool deployment utilizing 5G to provide a high-quality experience for an event.  A good example of what can be achieved with a low latency system. Very practical solution which will open up a large number of future applications. Cool application of cutting-edge technology."

Award Winner Videos:

Watch the announcement of each category at IBC Show 2019, along with a product overview and reaction from the winners.

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IBC 2019 Shortlist

Create

Atomos - Neon
BR Remote - CB180
EVS - Overcam
MRMC (a Nikon company) - Polymotion Stage


Produce
STRYME - Embargoed
Matrox - M264 S4 Codec Card
Dolby Laboratories - Vision Content Creation Tools 4.0
Sonifex - CU2 Configurable Dante Commentary Unit


Manage

Piksel - Fuse IQ
WIREWAX - Media Services
Squared Paper - Busby - Microservice ESB toolkit for media applications
Spicy Mango - Embargoed


Publish
DAVID Systems - Hand in Hand Publishing
Rohde & Schwarz - R&S BSCC 5G Broadcast service and control center
MainStreaming - The HyperNode
Friend MTS - Piracy-iQ


Monetize
Arvato Systems - Embargoed
MEDIAGENIX - Embargoed
SpotX - SPOT6
U-TO Solutions - AdsValU – Airtime Sales & Proposal Management System


Connect

Matrox - Monarch EDGE 4K UHD/Multi-HD Encoder
Ross Video - Ultrix IP Software Defined Platform
Techex - EDGE
DELTACAST - ST2110 Software Stack Virtual Card


Store
Spectra Logic - BlackPearl RioBroker
TVLogic - Portable Back-up Storage, NPS-10
Quantum - F-Series
Cloudian - HyperStore® Xtreme Powered by Seagate


Support
Rohde & Schwarz - PRISMON.cloud
Vocas Sales & Services - Tracis Lens Scanner
Telestream - OptiQ Monitor
VisualOn Inc - Remote Lab


Consume

EPAM & Liberty Global - Horizon 4
Kaltura - Targeted TV Launch (3SS ready)
Massive - AXIS, the targeted UX platform
Singular.live - Interactive Digital Overlays


Project, collaboration or event
Dejero/Musion 3D/Vodafone Romania - Live broadcast & production of the world’s first interactive rock concert using holographic human transmission over 5G
Ross Video - China's CCTV Mission to the Moon Documentary
Make.TV - Live Video Cloud helps ESL break viewership records
Vidispine AB - vortech.by/ - Technology Summit

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