2017 NAB Show Preview: Switchers and playout

On the broadcast engineering side, many companies have updated their product lines to include the latest in 4K, UHD and IP.

Industry leaders, like Grass Valley and Ross, will showcase a variety of new switchers, while professional AV companies like NewTek will highlight tools that pack a lot of tools into a single-box solution.

Here’s some of the companies to visit during the NAB Show.


South Hall (Upper) – #SU902
Following its annual Avid Connect event, Avid will showcase the latest updates to its graphic playout solutions, monitor control systems and AR/VR systems.

Blackmagic Design

South Hall (Lower) – #SL216
Blackmagic Design will showcase ATEM Television Studio HD, a broadcast level live production switcher aimed for with broadcast and professional AV users.


South Hall (Lower) – #SL9721
BroadcastPix will showcase a production switcher with a built-in live CG engine, allowing for real-time tilting along with Broadcast Pix Commander, a new series of live production switchers. Learn More


South Hall (Lower) – #SL11116
Cinergy will show its Channel Broadcasting Suite, its flagship playout and live production switcher.


South Hall (Lower) – SL1210
During NAB, ChyonHego will hightlight the latest updates to the Camio Universe, including workflow enhancements and major changes to LyricX. The provider will also debut the VPX Virtual Production Server. Learn More



Central Hall – C5117
For-A Systems will highlight a variety of switchers and production control solutions. Learn More

Grass Valley, a Beldan brand

South Hall (Lower) – #SL106
will feature its GV Korona, which uses a smaller footprint design.


South Hall (Lower) – #SL5016
NewTek brings 4K and UHHD to the Tricaster with the TC1, a end-to-end production solution that can handle virtual sets, graphic playout and live streaming. Learn More


North Hall – #N3506
Along with new switchers and servers, Ross will showcase its XPression Graphics solution and Frontier Virtual Set System, built using the Unreal Game Engine.


South Hall (Lower) – #SL2416
Vizrt will enhance its VR with photorealism during NAB, along with demonstrating new weather, sports production and video wall control tools. Learn More