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Cobalt Digital Offers 4K Solutions at BroadcastAsia 2019

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – May 21, 2019 – To address the growing need for 4K solutions for live production and master control operations, Cobalt Digital will demonstrate several of its 4K products designed for openGear® frames at BroadcastAsia 2019 (Booth 6H3-01), which runs June 18-20 in Suntec City, Singapore. “4K production is here, and our products help broadcasters produce, monitor, and distribute ...

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NAB 2019: Cobalt Digital Offers Solutions for 4K, HDR Workflows

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – April 3, 2019 – Between its 4K and HDR workflow solutions, as well as promotion of a new internet transport protocol, Cobalt Digital will demonstrate a number of technologies for broadcasters next week at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The company will showcase its full complement of card-based solutions for openGear® frames for 4K and ...

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NAB 2019: Cobalt Digital Demonstrates New 4K DA Series

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – March 27, 2019 – Cobalt Digital will demonstrate its new 9914 Series of distribution amplifiers at the 2019 NAB Show (Booth SL9111) next month in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed to support 4K 12G-SDI sources, the new cards are built for openGear® frames and allow for copper runs long enough to reach most equipment within a rack room or ...

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RIST Forum Established With 21 Members, Promotes Interoperable Internet Video Transport Solution at NAB 2019

Champaign, Ill. – March 25, 2019 – The RIST Forum was established today with 21 founding companies to promote the Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST), a new interoperable and royalty free standard for low-latency video transport over unmanaged networks for contribution and distribution applications. In its efforts to promote worldwide adoption of RIST, the new industry association engages both users ...

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Cobalt Digital Partners with Starfish Technologies to Provide Transport Stream Splicing Solution

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – March 14, 2019 – Cobalt Digital today announced a partnership with Starfish Technologies, a U.K.-based broadcast technology company, to provide transport stream splicing using the Starfish Technologies TS Splicer software and the Cobalt SCTE-104/35 insertion system. The new solution creates an affordable, automated ad insertion or media replacement system for broadcast, IPTV, satellite, and cable TV applications.   ...

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Cobalt Digital to Demo 9971 Series UHD Multiviewers at NAB 2019

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – March 11, 2019 – Cobalt Digital will demonstrate its new 9971 Series of UHD multiviewers for the openGear platform next month at the 2019 NAB Show (Booth SL9111) in Las Vegas, Nev. The new cards support a variety of asynchronous signals and offer HDMI outputs for economical monitoring on consumer-grade 4K monitors. Three models – the 9971-MV18-4K with ...

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Cobalt Digital Promotes Jacob Kinsey to Chief Development Officer, Adds Kurt Caruthers as Central Region Sales Manager

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Feb. 27, 2019 – Cobalt Digital today announced Kurt Caruthers has joined the company as sales manager for the U.S. Central Region, effective Feb. 25. He replaces Jacob Kinsey, who has been promoted to chief development officer after more than 10 years with the company. An industry veteran, Caruthers most recently was a regional account manager for Grass ...

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SVG Summit: Cobalt Digital to Demonstrate HDR Conversion Solutions for Broadcasters

Champaign, Ill. – Dec. 6, 2018 – Cobalt Digital will demonstrate its high dynamic range (HDR) conversion solutions for live sports and other broadcast content at the 2018 SVG Summit, which runs Dec. 10-11 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Using Cobalt’s flagship 9904-UDX-4K up/down/cross converter and image processor for the openGear® platform with Technicolor® HDR Intelligent Tone Management (ITM) technology, broadcasters ...

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Cobalt Digital at the 2018 NAB Show New York

9904-UDX-4K-12G UHD 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI Up/Down/Cross-Converter At the 2018 NAB Show New York, Cobalt will demonstrate the 9904-UDX-4K-12G UHD 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI up/down/cross-converter, which is now shipping. The 9904-UDX-4K-12G is Cobalt’s latest generation of advanced image and audio processors for the openGear® platform. The base card provides quad 3G-SDI and 12G-SDI I/O with SDI muxing and demuxing and up/down/cross-conversion. Options include RGB color correction ...

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Cobalt Digital to Host RIST Protocol Demo at IBC2018

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Sept. 7, 2018 — During the IBC2018 show in Amsterdam, Cobalt Digital (Stand 10.B44) will host a demonstration of the Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST) specification, created by the Video Services Forum (VSF) to serve as a common industry specification for low-latency video contribution over the internet. The first version of the new specification, the RIST Simple ...

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Cobalt Digital Senior FPGA Architect John Snow to Be Named a SMPTE Fellow

Honor Recognizes Proficiency and Contributions to the Media and Entertainment Industry Throughout His Career CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Aug. 21, 2018 — Cobalt Digital today announced that John Snow, senior FPGA architect for the company, will be elevated to the status of SMPTE Fellow by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the organization whose standards work has supported ...

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Chris Shaw Returns to Cobalt Digital as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Aug. 17, 2018 — Cobalt Digital today announced that Chris Shaw has rejoined Cobalt as the company’s executive vice president of sales and marketing. Shaw will lead the sales and marketing team to develop and execute future campaigns and work with the Cobalt engineering team to ensure that the company’s products continue to meet the changing needs ...

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Cobalt Digital at IBC2018

9904-UDX-4K-12G UHD 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI Up/Down/Cross-Converter At IBC2018, Cobalt will demonstrate the 9904-UDX-4K-12G UHD 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI up/down/cross-converter, which is now shipping. The 9904-UDX-4K is Cobalt’s latest generation of advanced image and audio processors for the openGear® platform. The base card provides quad 3G-SDI and 12G-SDI I/O with SDI muxing and demuxing and up/down/cross-conversion. Options include RGB color correction and SDR-to-HDR up-mapping via Technicolor’s ...

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Cobalt Digital and Technicolor HDR Technology Deployed by AT&T for Live Satellite MLB Network Game Broadcasts

Deployed in the OB Truck, the Solution to Deliver a Cutting-Edge HDR Experience CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — June 26, 2018 — Cobalt Digital today announced that leading satellite service provider AT&T is using high dynamic range (HDR) technology from Cobalt and Technicolor to bring more vivid and realistic images to 4K broadcasts of live “MLB Network Showcase” games on its DIRECTV® satellite ...

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Cobalt Promotes Jesse Foster to New Role: Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Accounts

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — April 9, 2018 — Cobalt Digital today announced that Jesse Foster has been promoted to the new position of vice president of marketing and strategic accounts. Foster most recently served as Cobalt’s director of product and business development. In his new role, he will be responsible for all aspects of the Cobalt Digital product line, including product marketing and promotion, public ...

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Cobalt’s New 9971 Series UHD Multiviewers Offer Flexibility, Cost Savings With Wide Range of I/O Configurations

Versions Range From Six To 18 Asynchronous 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD-SDI Inputs and Provide 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 Outputs at up to Full 3840 x 2160 UHD Resolution CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — April 4, 2018 — Cobalt Digital today introduced the new 9971 series UHD multiviewers for openGear® that provide a wide range of I/O configurations with respect to signal count, signal type, and signal interface options. The ...

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