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NEWS MOVE & DELIVER Broadcast infrastructure Stand K19 Market trends Axon Digital Design will unveil SMART DVB, its new platform for live MPEG-2 and DVB transport stream reporting, at BVE 2015 (Stand K19). SMART DVB is a complete suite of tools to monitor, report and analyse live MPEG-2 and DVB transport streams. The SMART DVB suite enables owners and operators to ensure health, conformity and quality across the digital distribution chain and to drive performance at the highest level. The company will also demo its range of customizable monitoring and master control products including Cerebrum which works with a wide range of devices from different manufacturers - including routers, production switchers, servers, receiver decoders, multiviewers and waveform monitors - using either SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) or third party protocols. Axon will also showcase its new live video production mixer SynLive. Frost & Sullivan will present an exclusive white paper on the ‘Trends in Broadcast and New Media Video in Middle East and North Africa’ at next month’s CABSAT show (March 10-12, Dubai). The paper will examine market penetration, content types, leading companies in the region, drivers and restraints, technology and market trends and business models. “The region offers rich potential with a few countries ranking among the highest digital television and high-speed Internet penetration in the world,” said Vidya S. Nath, research director, digital media, Frost & Sullivan. “While discussions about piracy abound and media companies are worried on how to stem it, they need to drive all their energies towards making a diverse portfolio of content and services available that can appeal to viewers in the region.” Frost & Sullivan is the Knowledge Partner for CABSAT 2015. AND THE WINNER IS... The winner of the Lishuai C200S On-camera Soft LED Light (courtesy of Proactive UK Ltd) is Owen Tooth from Derbyshire. He quite rightly stated that 5600k is the average daylight colour temperature. Look out for his review in the coming months and thanks to all those who entered, if you wish to get your hands on one visit: 36 | KITPLUS - TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 98 FEBRUARY 2015