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NEWS MOVE & DELIVER Uplink Stand M16 AVIWEST, the video contribution uplink company, will demo enhancements to its Digital Mobile News Gathering (DMNG) system at BVE 2015. Updates include the addition of cloud capabilities, designed to optimize the delivery of breaking news and live events for broadcast applications, and a Linux version of its DMNG Studio server. The cloud- based capabilities are for the company’s DMNG Manager, a server application that enables users to monitor and manage an entire fleet of DMNG equipment including transmitters, smartphones and Studio receivers. Using a unified web interface that can be installed through either a cloud-based application or a headend solution, operators can allocate resources and route live video content for transmission over 3G/4G mobile, WiFi, Ethernet, and satellite networks. The new Studio server is designed to receive incoming streams from DMNG video uplink systems, IP cameras, and other equipment via RTP, RTSP, TS over UDP, and RTMP. Based on a Linux operating system it offers support for multiple output formats as well as point-to-point and point-to-multipoint video distribution. Video delivery Video infrastructure Vualto has signed an exclusive UK reseller agreement with OpenTelly that will see the Belgian company’s THEOplayer added to its video delivery technology portfolio. THEOplayer is a cloud-based HTML5-based player that allows common streaming format, such as Apples HLS (HTTP live streaming), to play on a wide range of platforms, without the need for Flash or Silverlight plug-ins. Vualto specialises in building end-to-end video streaming and DRM systems for broadcasters and content owners. “We first came across THEOplayer when we were looking for a new plug-in free player that we could use across a number of our video delivery solutions,” said James Burt, chief technology officer and co-founder of Vualto. “We found the guys at OpenTelly very responsive and willing to work with us to add features specific to our clients requirements. It is clear that OpenTelly is a hugely innovative company that matches our aims and ethos.” OpenTelly chief executive Steven Tielemans added: “This partnership supports our go- to-market strategy to team up with the best partners for delivering the best solution and customer experience.” Imagine Communications has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of RGB Networks, the Californian multiscreen video delivery technology company. The transaction, subject to approvals and closing conditions, will include the majority of RGB Networks employees. The acquired assets will be integrated into the Imagine Communications advertising management and video infrastructure portfolio. RGB Networks provides IP cloud-based video delivery solutions for TV everywhere and OTT services. Its core technology strengths are in video packaging, cloud DVR, and ad insertion. Stand M50 32 | KITPLUS - TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 98 FEBRUARY 2015 Ingest and playout servers Stand J12 EditShare has released a new version of its Geevs range of ingest and playout video servers that features improved integration with its shared storage and Flow media asset management offerings. EditShare managing director Tara Montford said: “This release marks a significant milestone in EditShare’s strategy to provide resilient and collaborative solutions that simplify a customer’s workflow. Geevs 7 exemplifies this philosophy and expands our ability to provide completely integrated EditShare workflow solutions.” Geevs 7 features: playback and recording of channels across multiple Geevs servers from a single client; descriptive markers while recording for fast content tagging; local playback of clip files for reduced network bandwidth; record local and push option for recording resilience on slow networks.