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WORLD NEWS Signal distribution and more R iedel Communications has announced that it supplied several wireless camera solutions and audio/video signal distribution services for the 2013 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, in Schladming, Austria. Working with Munich-based sono Studiotechnik GmbH, which oversaw set up of the International Broadcast Center for host broadcaster ORF, Riedel installed a comprehensive fiber network comprising 42 MediorNet mainframes and 60 RockNet digital audio interfaces. In addition to the signal distribution responsibilities, Riedel also introduced their new lightweight and compact wireless RiCam POV camera system that was integrated into the racers’ goggle straps to capture spectacular live images from their perspective. Adding speed and strength to file-based workflows Object Matrix, trusted developer of nearline archive systems has announced that it has introduced the option of 10GigE interfaces across its MatrixStore Enterprise product line, new pricing structures and an update to its Avid archive solutions. Object Matrix has introduced the 10 gigabit interface to MatrixStore Enterprise nodes and its redundant internal network. The introduction of the faster interfaces allows Object Matrix customers to develop workflows that need to move large volumes of very big files in a very short amount of time. The initial speeds range from 300 MB/sec for a single file to 1.8GB/sec for multiple streams across a 5 node MatrixStore cluster. Massive content file movement challenge A t a recennt BVE Conference Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, announced that A+E Networks™ UK, a joint venture between A+E Networks™ and BSkyB, is using its Media Shuttle™ hybrid SaaS file transfer solution for easy, high- speed file transfers of massive content files to its broadcast partners across the globe. Combining the ease of a consumer-style file transfer tool with the control that IT needs, Media Shuttle allows A+E Networks UK’s end users to move massive files easily and securely - while assets remain secure, tracked and under the IT department’s control. Nick Pearce, co-founder of Object Matrix said, “MatrixStore is and always has been about digital preservation, guaranteeing data availability and authenticity with little or no administration required. Our customers love that strength but they have also being asking us if we can go faster. We are very happy to announce that we can now provide both strength and speed in file based workflows.” 10 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE TV-BAY075MAR13.indd 10 11/03/2013 16:51