Archives: NAB

NAB 2017: The year of Wide Color Gamut?

2017/04/25 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

We have been talking about it for more than a decade but now it’s possible to have a complete ecosystem to produce and display it. Walking around the show floor today it was easy to see solutions from many vendors. The problem with the color gamut used in TV and video production is that the • Read More »

NAB 2016: IP for production is finally a reality

2016/04/22 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, Technology, TV.

Each year, people try to characterize the main trend of the National Association of Broadcaster convention with a theme. This year, I hears of lot of people saying “this is the year of the drones”. Truth, there was a lot of drones (too many suppliers actually, we’ll see in a few years how many are • Read More »

NAB 2015: So, you really wanted IP?

2015/04/13 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

I arrived in Las Vegas for this year edition of the NAB Show and it’s been so busy that I haven’t had time to write a blog post until now, midway to Monday… and even so, I am doing it because I need to recharge my phone. iPhone are useful but when you make full • Read More »

NAB 2014: The year everything changed

2014/04/18 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

I have been back from NAB 2014 in Las Vegas for a week now and I am still a bit overwhelm. This is strange for me as I had became a bit blasé by those trade shows through the years. Usually, progress is incremental and doesn’t change things fundamentally. There have been time when you • Read More »

The “New” Grass Valley: Localized Content

2014/04/07 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB.

At the press event of the “new: Grass Valley yesterday, they did formally announced that the new merged unit of Belden combining Miranda and Grass Valley will be called Grass Valley. They will however keep the Miranda purple and elliptical logo. The new Grass Valley president Marco Lopez (coming from the Miranda unit) did clarify • Read More »

NAB 2014: 4K, HEVC and Internet

2014/04/07 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: CBS, NAB.

The real NAB Show began this morning in Las Vegas by a beautiful sunny day. The “real” because that was the first morning of the exhibit. The conference program began on Saturday but for me, the main interest of NAB is the exhibit as the conference program seems to always be less interesting than others • Read More »

NAB 2014: The Inflection Point

2014/04/05 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB, TV.

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention has opened with it’s conference program today (the exhibition starts on Monday). I think that this year’s edition is happening at a very significant time; this is the year when the networking technology has reach a point where it can compete favorably with the dedicated infrastructure. This is • Read More »

Miranda becomes Grass Valley

2014/04/04 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: NAB.

Just in time for NAB 2014, Belden did announce that both of their professional video manufacturers Miranda and Grass Valley will be known as the “New Grass Valley”. The new merged organisation will retain the Miranda purple but the Grass Valley name. This was to be expected as it makes sense to keep the better • Read More »

NAB 2013: And the magic wand this year is… 4K! (and 3DTV was a fraud)

2013/04/11 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | 1 Comment | Filed in: CBS, NAB.

The National Association of Broadcasters convention has a conference program for sure but first and foremost it is the industry largest trade shows. When you are taking about trade shows you are taking first about sales. In an industry whose budget is shrinking everyone is searching for some magic to restore their organizations to their • Read More »

NAB 2013: The paradox of the larger but cheaper market

2013/04/09 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: CBS, NAB.

Each year at NAB I make sure that I walk the entire show floor to make sure that I see if there an hidden gem somewhere, especially in the new and small organizations. I have been doing that basically since 1987 when the NAB was held in Dallas. I certainly have the impression that there • Read More »