IBC 2018

Interview with Red Bee Media CEO Steve Nylund
Red Bee Media CEO Steve Nylund speaks to Digital Studio ME about the need for managed services and shared infrastructure, the state of the broadcast industry and the major trends he noticed at IBC 2018.
BBC R&D teams up with Vewd to demo Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV 2.0
BBC R&D is showcasing its latest Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) advancements in content substitution at IBC 2018, together with Vewd, the smartTV OTT software provider, and semiconductor company MediaTek.
Qvest Media in exclusive partnership to build OB vehicles in MENA
Qvest Media is entering into an exclusive partnership with bodywork construction specialist Carrosserie Akkermans. The two companies are pooling their respective skills to create production and broadcast vehicles in the Middle East and North Africa.
Ross Video releases XPression Version 8.5
New features include a global search engine within the active XPression project, NLE plug-in support for Adobe Premiere Pro, and an HTML5 version of the XPression MOS plug-in
Amazon Prime Video hires senior exec for EMEA
In this newly created position, Baghery will be in charge of expanding Amazon’s business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India.
IBC 2018: Sony unveils new range of live 4K production cameras
Sony launches four new 4K/HD HDR system cameras, including the world’s first 2/3-inch 4K global shutter three CMOS sensor system, and one new Camera Control Unit with IP capability
Arabsat signs deal with Newtec for high-throughput satellite services
The new agreement will enable the launch of new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services in the Middle East and Africa. Under the partnership, Arabsat will deploy a Newtec Dialog platform with a variety of Newtec’s DVB-S2X Wideband modems.
IBC Preview: Qligent
Automated solution for VOD content quality monitoring
IBC Preview: Leader Electronics
Two additions to broadcast test and measurement product range