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#NABShow 2017: Announcement Recap: Imagine Communications and MSG Network Plan on Next-Gen Production Center!

October 1, 2014: New MSG Network television studio.

A major announcement was made this week at #NABShow 2017. Imagine Communications announced that they will be working with MSG Networks to jump start their existing play-out production facilities.  The Nexio+ AMP media sever and the Versio IOX storage solution will help expand MSG Network in the areas of ingest, storage, and play-out operations plus provide for some cutting edge ...

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2017 #NABShow – Day 4 Wrap-up

Day 4

TODAY is the Fourth (and FINAL) day of The 2017 NAB Show – and WOW! WHAT a day it WAS!!! 🙂 Another GLORIOUS day!  You know, they say that Hollywood is “La La Land,” but when you’re at NAB Show, surrounded by all the equipment and many of the people who make La La Land possible, THIS feels even MORESO ...

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#NABShow 2017: Manufacturer Spotlight: NAB News from Blackmagic Design!


The #NABShow 2017 has been packed with manufacturer news releases and product updates. Blackmagic Design has some significant news that needs to be shared, thus making them our Manufacturer Spotlight for the day! The release of the much anticipated DaVinci Resolve 14 is making waves throughout the post production world. The new features include a boost in performance by 10 ...

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2017 #NABShow – Day 3 Wrap-up

Day 3

TODAY is the THIRD day of The 2017 NAB Show – and WOW!  WHAT a day it WAS!!! 🙂 Broadcast Beat had a STELLAR coverage day of the Show yesterday, and the third day is definitely the charm!  The show is going FABULOUSLY, and our crew is doing OUTSTANDING work – they are extremely instrumental in allowing us to get ...

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#NABShow 2017: Day One Kicked-Off!


The 2017 #NABShow has kicked off Day One in fashion! NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith opened the convention with his annual State of the Broadcast Industry Address emphasizing the power of broadcast and how the M.E.T. Effect (the convergence of media, entertainment and technology) is impacting business and society. Also, Smith spoke of Next Gen TV standards which will ...

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2017 #NABShow – Day 2 Wrap-up

Day 2

TODAY is the SECOND day of The 2017 NAB Show – and what can I say? Broadcast Beat had an OUTSTANDING coverage day of the Show yesterday, and it’s going to be even BIGGER and BETTER today!  The BB staff was hopping – extremely instrumental in allowing us to get the word out about the Show and all the products ...

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#NABShow 2017: Product Spotlight: AEOS Compact LED’s by Rotolight!


The British LED lighting manufacturer, Rotolight, Booth C8843 (RTS Inc), has launch the first ever LED lighting innovation that is geared for professionals on the move! Whether you are a photographer or a videographer, the AEOS will be your lighting tool of choice. This “ultra thin” design of the AEOS is weighing in at under 1.5kg and is 1 cm ...

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2017 #NABShow – Day 1 Wrap-up

Day 1

TODAY is the FIRST day of The 2017 NAB Show – and the EXCITEMENT LEVEL is OFF THE SCALE!!! The doors have opened officially – but me and my crews have been here for HOURS already, setting-up and gathering ALL of the NAB news we can! I can’t tell you how much the NAB Show means to me!  I’ve been ...

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#NABShow 2017: NewTek & Vizrt Announces the Release of the NVG1!


NewTek and Vizrt have announced the release of the NVG1 (the NewTek and Vizrt IP Graphics Server)! This joint venture will provide consumers a real time 4K capable 3D graphics system that is solely designed with the NewTek IP series and new TriCaster TC1 in mind. The design is framed around the NewTek 1RU server platform and the NDI™ IP ...

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#NABShow: Power Session: The Ad Innovation Lab powered by GABBCON!

#NABshow 2017 will certainly be one of the most memorable events of the year for the broadcast industry! There will be buzzwords floating along the enormous convention floor as well as during the informative sessions that will take place throughout the entire week of April 22nd to April 27th, 2017. One of the more powerful informational packages that show attendees ...

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Making the Move to 4K: National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Photo credit: 2016 National Christmas Tree Lighting at President's Park/Paul Morigi for the National Park Foundation

NAB Special Edition Submission By: Nic Dugger For millions of Americans, the National Christmas Tree Lighting at President’s Park (White House) in Washington, D.C. is a tradition that they look forward to every year, kicking off the holiday season in the nation’s capital through a fun event with rich historical roots. Held on December 1, 2016, the 94th edition of ...

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JMR Debuts ICS Media MASSter 102 for On-Set and Studios Needing Extremely High Transfer Data Duplication

ICS MediaMASSter 102 Ruggedized April_2017

Ruggedized, portable data duplication system ingests and makes multiple digital copies duplicating 1TB in less than 50 minutes JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions, today announced the general availability of the ICS Media MASSter 102 for production workflows requiring a rugged, portable system for duplicating digital assets at ultra-high speeds. Attendees of NAB 2017 at the ...

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30,000 Feet Up & 2200 Miles to 2017 #NABShow


…And away we go! Our Fort Lauderdale crew is now thirty-thousand feet up in the air and we’re on our way to “Sin City” – Las Vegas, Nevada! NAB Show HERE WE COME! As usual, my level of excitement won’t let me settle-down, so I’ve started blogging while on the plane! (This is DEFINITELY a bad habit, but at least I’m not ...

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JMR and axle Video Form Partnership to Demonstrate Ingest-to-Delivery Workflow Solution at NAB 2017

JMR and axle Video NAB 2017 System Demonstration

JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading design center and manufacturer of scalable storage systems and axle Video, the leader in affordable, storage-agnostic media management software, today announced that they will be demonstrating an end-to-end workflow solution highlighting JMR’s latest LightningTM product offerings for the Mac Pro® and SHARE® file server integrated with axle 2017, the latest edition of axle Video’s award ...

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2017 #NABShow Party List


If we don’t mention the 2017 NAB Show After-Parties, we would be leaving out a huge chunk of the fun associated with the NAB Show! Look below and click on the NAB Show party details for more information, as some are either private, by invitation only or have an admission charge. This is a running list and the most comprehensive you will find! We ...

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Calling All NAB Show Foodies: Las Vegas Restaurants! #NABShow

NAB Show Las Vegas Restaurant Guide

Since you literally have to be 21 years old to even breathe in Las Vegas, we’ve chosen 21 of the best spots (some of which are “locals-only” spots, not embellished for the tourists) to find the best-tasting grub available! Mind you, not everyone is going to like every place, but I’ve found a fulfilling experience at each and every one! ...

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