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PLAYOUT Playbox Technology has secured deals in Holland and Vietnam. The first is with the RTV-7 television network, a service produced for expatriates from the Dutch Caribbean now living in the Netherlands. RTV-7 has opted for an AirBox Neo 3U channel- in-a-box server with TitleBox Neo interactive on-air graphics as part of a major infrastructure upgrade. The second deal is with THVL, one of the largest television networks in Vietnam. THVL has purchased Neo. The system was designed and commissioned in partnership with PlayBox’s Vietnam reseller Mediatech. The PlayBox Neo suite is based on the AirBox Neo playout server. AirBox Neo is designed for 24/7 unattended operation and can also be operated manually. It includes the ability to handle live-to-air throughput. AirBox Neo supports UHD, HD and SD. EPG EBS has announced that it is supplying EPG data via its Pawa scheduling application directly to Sky on behalf of Arirang TVs new Korean HD channel. A Seoul-based public service broadcaster, Arirang TV provides a mix of English language news, cultural programmes, educational shows and documentaries. Using Pawa, EBS is able to take all the scheduling information for Arirang TV and ensure that it meets the requirements of the Sky platform. Leo Park, senior manager, Arirang TV said: “A lot of processes are involved in launching a channel, one of them being the accurate delivery of a channel’s EPG to the audience. We are glad to have worked with EBS, and will continue to rely on their efficiency and expertise for the broadcast of our channel.” EBS has also revealed that it is providing EPG data and images to Sky for Vice Media’s Viceland channel. PRODUCTION & POST ROADSHOW 2016 CONNECT WITH INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS ENGAGING SEMINARS & DISCUSSION INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS The ideal opportunity for you to connect with people and products that make a diff erence to your production workfl ows. Meet our technical and projects ‘Expert Team’ and see the latest 4K technology and fi le based production workfl ows. London W1 23/24 NOV 2016 Manchester 7 DEC 2016 More details and register at or call now on: 01932 255 666 KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 119 NOVEMBER 2016 | 25