When it comes to the podcast/entertainment industry, innovation is an essential element for creatives, especially the tech visionaries that’ll find plenty of nifty gadgets at the 2020 NAB Show. This April, the 2020 NAB Show will take place at the Las Vegas Convention center, where a massive digital ecosystem of creative individuals and tech experts from numerous backgrounds will gather together.
The 2020 NAB Show is where visionaries from all over the world unite to bring content to life in new and exciting ways. Part of that excitement ranges from the product line-up that has made NAB an expert when it comes to media, entertainment, and technology.
NAB Product of the Year Awards
This year, the 2020 NAB Show will hold the second annual NAB Product of the Year Awards. The purpose of the 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Award is to recognize the most significant and promising new products and technologies being showcased by exhibitors at the show.
Product Exhibitors At The 2020 NAB Show
Several notable exhibitors showcasing their products at the 2020 NAB Show include companies such as:
Broadpeak’s portfolio of solutions and technologies includes the delivery of:
- Television programming
Broadpeak’s systems and services allow for the increase of market share while also improving subscriber loyalty with superior quality of experience. Broadpeak also provides worldwide customer support, which from simple installations to large delivery systems that reach capacities of several million simultaneous streams.
Imagine Products Inc.
For over 25 years, Imagine Products Inc. has developed innovative video workflow solutions that help professionals within the film and media industry back up, view, share, transcode, and archive their digital-video assets. Products from Imagine Products Inc. are considered powerful, affordable, and easy to use. In fact, these specialized workflow applications have become invaluable tools for broadcasters, postproduction facilities, and users whose businesses rely on the use of digital video.
Last year, Imagine Products Inc.’ played on the theme of “new,” which used included:
- New licensing options
- New partners Codex
- A new website
The purpose behind Imagine Products’ “new theme” was to help customers around the world. Customers from Imagine Products range from large studios and television networks to one-person shops and freelancers. This year at the 2020 NAB Show, Imagine Products Inc. will be introducing their cloud solution, which will connect a user’s workflow. The company will also introduce:
- ShotPut Pro (offloading)
- TrueCheck (compare & sync)
- PrimeTranscoder (transcoding)
- PreRollPost (LTFS archiving)
- myLTO (LTFS backup) & ProVu (native viewer)
Using products from Imagine Products Inc. makes customer workflows more efficient for both large and small productions. Imagine Products Inc.’s will be held in Booth SL13605. For more information on Imagine Products Inc. check out www.imagineproducts.com.
Videon Central functions as a cutting-edge developer of 4K and HD encoding. The company specializes in the development of streaming products that enable prosumers and professionals to move media from any source to any screen. Videon Central’s streaming systems enable simpler, more economical streaming of high-quality video.
Videon Central will showcase its latest live streaming solutions for both the broadcast and event streaming markets at the 2020 NAB Show. The company’s highlights will be two innovative new product lines:
- The VersaStreamer encoder
- EdgeCaster edge compute encoder
The VersaStreamer can function as both an encoder and decoder simultaneously, which essentially makes streaming point-to-point across local or public networks much more simple. HLS support also enables streaming to laptops, mobile devices, and smart TVs on a local network. The Versastreamer also allows for the simultaneous streaming of up to three web (RTMP) destinations, which include:
- Amazon Web Services
Videon Central’s EdgeCaster edge compute encoder provides ultra-low latency even when streaming over busy public internet connections. It also works with AWS Elemental as an AWS Technology Partner that allows Videon Central to provide users with a <3 second CMAF workflow.
NAB Show Product of the Year Awards Overview
- AI/Machine Learning
- Asset Management, Automation, Playout
- Audio Production, Processing and Networking
- Camera Support, Control and Accessories
- Cloud Computing and Virtualization
- Display Systems
- Digital Signage
- Graphics, Editing, VXF, Switchers
- Hardware Infrastructure
- IT Networking/Infrastructure & Security
- Studio Lighting
- Location Lighting
- Grip Equipment
- Remote Production
- Test Equipment
- Video Transport
The 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards will be announced on April 21, 2020. The ceremony will be held at the Westgate Hotel, Ballroom A, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nominees must be present to win and competition fees are $295 per entry/product. Any company may nominate more than one product in one or multiple categories. However, each product must have its own paid entry form, and no refunds of entry fees will be issued.