It is that time of year again and as usual we, the Polar Bears are in full prep mode for NAB 2019. Some are planning outfits (have to look the part!), new spectacles have been ordered, a lot of coffee and cake is being consumed to fuel us on those long hour days as well as lining the stomach for long nights in Vegas and some of the team have even stepped up their cardio in preparation for the many miles to be walked during the day.
Let us take you for a run down on what you can't possibly miss at NAB 2019.
This year at NAB 2019 there is going to be a lot of brand NEW tech unveiled / launched for the first time EVER from our suppliers, some of it we are sworn to secrecy on…it is that HOT! Rather than bombard you with pages and pages of information, to keep it short and sweet we have listed below all our suppliers with stand No's and a brief overview of what can be seen at NAB 2019, links are included to continue reading if you wish to.
Need further information on anything don’t hesitate to contact the Polar team and keep an eye out at NAB for a Polar Bear, we will be there in full force supporting our suppliers.
If you would like to talk to us, though it is one of the busiest shows we appreciate you have made a special trip to Vegas and with a well organised team who keep the calendar 'Tip-Top' contact us now to book a meeting. We do our best to ensure you are provided the very best insights to products.
Can’t make it to NAB 2019? Keep an eye on our Twitter feed, we’ll be updating it directly from the show with the hottest news and will be offering a full run down on everything Post NAB 2019.
As a leading designer of high quality, cost effective image signal processing equipment, the Apantac product line has been specifically designed to provide users with flexible and innovative technology solutions. At this year's NAB show, we will see;
- Apantac launch KM (Keyboard Mouse) Switch for openGear Platform (more info HERE)
- Apantac taking 4K UHD image and signal processing to the next level: HDMI 2.0 UHD Outputs added to their top Selling Multiviewers (more info HERE)
- Apantac's entire range of openGear platform solutions will be showcased (more info HERE)
Bluefish444 is the manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards for the Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems.
This year at NAB 2019, Bluefish444 is spoiling us with their array of demonstrations; see how KRONOS can help you achieve your 4K, HDR, IMF or DCP workflow requirements, KRONOS Optikos simultaneously outputs SDI and SMPTE 2110 with the SMPTE IP stream being received for real-time analysis and ingest & edit-while-record for live production...plus MUCH more.
For a full run down of what you can see, read more from the Bluefish444 newsletter HERE.
FocalPoint Server - Seamlessly joins your production workflow and teams together. As the project team grows so does the importance of user management and structure to get the job out on time and within budget. With FocalPoint's simple interface you can collaborate in the Cloud, WAN or LAN, and find files in three clicks. Track projects from ingest to archive whilst ensuring correct naming of projects, bins, their storage location, access rights with version control.
At NAB 2019 preview the latest 'Ingest Tool', integrated with DaVinci Resolve Studio.
For over 25 years Imagine Products have specialised in workflow software applications for film and media professionals and beginners alike. Imagine understands that media assets are the most important part of this business and have created innovative workflow solutions that enable users to backup, view, share, transcode and archive assets.
This year at NAB 2019 Imagine Products are going to unveil NEW improvements that will make 'Media Production Workflows' more efficient including the new rental licenses which will serve the ever-growing number of customers who rely on rental equipment for greater flexibility.
Read more on what you can expect to see HERE
"The World's FIRST ThunderboltTM 3 Certified LTO Tape Drive"
MagStor specializes in compact LTO / LTFS tape backup systems, ideal for mobile applications. Compatible with MacOS and Windows and featuring Thunderbolt 3 interfaces they are compatible with leading LTO LTFS archive / media management software in the industry.
At this year's NAB show, MagStor will be launching their brand new LTFS App:'The MagStor LTFS Companion' and for those looking to migrate content, come and see their NEW Migration unit in action, the TRB3-HL-MIG.
With origins in demanding legal compliance logging applications that require high reliability and flexibility, Mediaproxy has quickly become the most trusted logging and monitoring platform for hundreds of customers around the world.
At NAB 2019 Mediaproxy will be showcasing its updated LogServer software suite for compliance, monitoring and analysis; introducing the concept of exception-based monitoring via IP penalty boxes to enable broadcasters and MSOs working at scale to more efficiently handle quality control and compliance...continue reading HERE.
“A RAID you can rely on whatever your workflow”
Stardom is a brand and a trademark of Raidon Technology, Inc. and known for their professional, external, direct attached storage solutions from single to 8 bay units, with the latest available connectivity options such as Thunderbolt 2/3, USB 3.0/3.1, and FireWire.
Portable, light and robust the Stardom product range offers easy to use and access, high-speed smart storage solutions for your media. Read more on the full range HERE.
Keep your eyes peeled at NAB show as brand NEW products are to be announced!
Since 2004 StorageDNA has helped film, video and broadcast professionals work more efficiently and save costs, powering some of the most complex and critical workflows.
StorageDNA are launching their 'Storage Calculator' and 'DNAfabric' at this year's NAB Show. Some of the news is hot-off-the-press so our lips are sealed till NAB, but these tools will revolutionise your workflow and allow you to choose the best storage / archive solution for your needs.