TODAY is the SECOND day of the 2018 NAB Show – and we are ready to cover all the days events even BIGGER and BETTER today! So here we are – getting ready for DAY 2 – everybody is bright-eyed and bushy-tailed… our crews have checked-in and we’re ready to roll! It’s another beautiful day here in Las Vegas Nevada and I’m glad that I ordered the gorgeous weather!
At the Wynn, Las Vegas we had the awesome opportunity to cover the National Association of Broadcasters inductees to the Broadcasting Hall of Fame, Executive Producer Harry Friedman (L), Alex Trebek (@alex_trebek3389), Vanna White (@wheeloffortune @officialvannawhite) and Pat Sajak (@Jeopardy @patsajakofficial) at the #NABShow @nabshow.
Interviewing these iconic personalities was EPIC! Our conversations will be a lasting memory for me and it was a BLAST! Check out these series of photos! Vanna White, Pat Sajak, and Alex Trebek! All inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2018!
Check out Pat with our microphone flag! THAT’S A KEEPER
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As always, Alex is truly a sharp dressed man!
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Here we are setting up for our scheduled interviews for the Hall of Fame inductees! LIGHTS…CAMERA…ACTION!
Here’s a run down of some companies that are a must see while attending the show, and if your not here check out the provided company profiles listed below! We will continue our listing as the days go by! Enjoy!
OWC Digital: Booth C3647
Having served the Apple community worldwide since 1988, OWC has become the reliable manufacturer and upgrade provider of choice for Apple and PC enthusiasts with its extensive catalog of accessories, storage, and memory upgrades for nearly every Mac made in the last decade. Recognized for award-winning customer service, OWC provides extensive U.S.-based technical support for Mac and PC users around the world and comprehensive step-by-step installation and support videos. Make sure to stop by everyday at 1PM and 5PM for our the special giveaways!
LiveU Inc: Booth C2617
LiveU is driving the live video revolution, providing live video streaming for TV, mobile, online and social media. Let your audience become part of your story with high-quality and flawless live video, transmitted from anywhere in the world. Through the use of our patented bonding and video transport technology, LiveU creates a consistent bandwidth and reliable connection for high quality remote live broadcasts. With a complete range of end-to-end video acquisition, distribution and management solutions including lightweight, easy-to-use equipment and cloud-based management and video distribution solutions, LiveU technology continues to be the television industry standard for mobile live video production. Now, this technology is also available in compact devices that work with any camera, smartphone apps, and a web-based portal to live stream directly to Facebook Live and other popular social media and online video providers.
’s premium video-capture technology has long driven mission-critical video delivery in industries ranging from broadcast, internet TV, and surveillance, to enterprise, government, and aerospace. Now the technology in its flagship capture cards and drivers is the foundation for its end-to-end line of live-streaming and encoding products, which allow customers to satisfy increasingly higher expectations for online video in all environments, including more traditional A/V environments such as education, corporate communications, and houses of worship. The company is continually expanding its product portfolio to meet customer demand for high-quality, reliable tools in ever-evolving video applications — from video over IP to closed captioning
, mobile streaming to 4K capture and distribution … and beyond. More information is available at www.ospreyvideo.com
Electro-Voice: Booth C5409
For 91 years, Electro‑Voice has designed and engineered leading‑edge sound reinforcement solutions — products that empower the performer, exceed the expectations of the audio professional and elevate the audience experience. We have a passion for sound quality without compromise that we share with our users. This is built upon generations of hands‑on professional knowledge — all geared towards producing a portfolio of best‑in‑class speakers and microphones that combine performance, reliability and value.
designs and builds equipment that uses the most advanced available technology to connect broadcasters with their audiences. We strive to build reliable, user-friendly tools that engineers can trust to work, even during complicated broadcasts. Our goal is to make it easy for broadcasters to create the programming they care about. Since our incorporation in 1961, Comrex
has been on the vanguard of technical development, making use of new and innovative technologies for radio and television well before they hit the mainstream. With the introduction of Opal, a novel IP audio gateway, and ACCESS NX, an innovative portable IP audio codec, we’re pushing the boundaries of IP technology. Our ACCESS and BRIC-Link IP audio codecs make use of sophisticated audio transmission algorithms to ensure reliable broadcasts over challenging IP data networks. We’ve evolved our CrossLock tools to handle the unique demands of transmitting video, and developed LiveShot IP video technology. Throughout it all, we have continued to refine our telephone hybrids with products like VH2 and STAC VIP. Comrex
is proud to say that we’re employee owned, and always have been. Because we have no outside ownership demands, we hold ourselves to a rigorous standard, both with regards to our equipment design and the support we provide for our products. To learn more, visit www.comrex
Founded in 1988, TBC began with a specialty in broadcast and video production consoles including command centers, network operation centers and process control rooms. We continue that commitment today with expertise in all types of control room technical furniture.
PRIMESTREAM: Booth SL12111
At NAB 2018, Primestream® will demonstrate new solutions for IP capture and delivery, a cloud-based review and approval system, and robust 4K workflow. Primestream will also highlight a new public APIs to enable 3rd parties to easily integrate into the Xchange platform and a new configuration management portal for quick and easy installations. The portal introduces centralized licensing, an on-boarding wizard, integrated help and more. Other enhancements include an updated Adobe Premiere Pro extension panel that features a new versioning system, as well as improvements to archival workflow for storing and restoring media from leading cloud and tape storage providers. The next generation of its Dynamic Media Management platform built for ease-of-use with powerful features needed to manage even the most complex sports, enterprise and broadcast workflows from capture through delivery. Schedule time with Primestream at NAB and explore simply powerful solutions for your workflow needs.
So, here we are at the end of Day 2 of the 2018 #NABShow.
Once again, I’d like to thank the cast and crew here at Broadcast Beat Magazine, as well as all the attendees of The Show and viewers of the Broadcast Beat Live Blog! I look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow – and always remember to stay blogged-in! Now, let’s hit them parties!!!
NAB Show, held April 7th-12th, 2018 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, 2018 #NABShow is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.
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