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Rise and ScreenSkills Announces 2021 Pairings for Mentoring Scheme Posted: 06/10/2021
Rise and ScreenSkills Announces 2021 Pairings for Mentoring Scheme

Rise, the award-winning advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, and Screen Skills are pleased to announce the pairing up of mentees and mentors for the ScreenSkills Rise Mentoring Programme.

This new ScreenSkills Rise Mentoring Programme, funded by ScreenSkills as part of the BFI Future Film Skills programme using funds from the National Lottery, supports Rises’ 2021/22 expansion of its mentoring schemes within the broadcast media technology sector.

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Parasat Cable TV Transitions Away from Legacy Remote MAC-PHY with Harmonics Market-Leading DAA Solution Posted: 31/08/2021
Parasat Cable TV Transitions Away from Legacy Remote MAC-PHY with Harmonics Market-Leading DAA Solution

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Philippines-based service provider Parasat Cable TV is modernizing its broadband operations with Harmonic's CableOS® Cloud-Native Core Platform, further adding to Harmonic's growing roster of cable customers in the Asia-Pacific region. As the leader in virtualized access technology and distributed access architectures (DAA), Harmonic enables Parasat Cable TV to rapidly expand broadband capacity and bring high-speed, reliable internet access to subscribers.

Tags: Distributed Access | Architecture | CableOS Cloud Native Platform | FTTH | Harmonic | Parasat Cable TV | Reef DAA | APAC
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Rise, Rise APAC and Rise North America Announces 2021 Pairings for Mentoring Schemes Posted: 18/05/2021
Rise, Rise APAC and Rise North America Announces 2021 Pairings for Mentoring Schemes

Rise, the membership group for gender diversity within the broadcast technology media sector is pleased to announce the pairing up of mentees and mentors for its fourth annual mentoring scheme in the UK, its second in APAC, and its first mentoring scheme in North America.



 



The 2021 programme sees a variety of

experienced broadcast technology media sector industry leaders, at a diversity

of levels of seniority, ready to offer expertise, knowledge and guidance to 49 women.




 



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Riedel Communications Names Vincent Lambert as General Manager for Japan and South Korea in Continual Expansion of APAC Presence Posted: 12/11/2020
Riedel Communications Names Vincent Lambert as General Manager for Japan and South Korea in Continual Expansion of APAC Presence

Signaling Riedel Communications' continued growth in the Asia-Pacific region, the company has promoted Vincent Lambert to general manager for Riedel Japan and South Korea. Moving into his new role after serving for four years as Riedel's head of global system consulting, Lambert reports to APAC director Simon Roehrs.

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Scality Appoints Former Silver Peak Leader Eric LeBlanc as New VP of EMEA and Asia Pac Posted: 24/07/2020
Scality Appoints Former Silver Peak Leader Eric LeBlanc as New VP of EMEA and Asia Pac

Scality, a leader in software solutions for global data orchestration and distributed file and object storage, today announced the appointment of Eric Leblanc to the role of Vice President Sales International. In his new position, Leblanc will continue to advance a strategic channel focus to maximise an already solid revenue model for Scality partners across EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Tags: Scality | Eric LeBlanc | VP EMEA APAC | appointment | data storage | data management | hybrid cloud | multi-cloud
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Simon Roehrs Joins Riedel Communications as Director, APAC Posted: 08/07/2020
Simon Roehrs Joins Riedel Communications as Director, APAC

Riedel Communications today announced that Simon Roehrs has been appointed director of the company's Asia-Pacific operations. Based in Singapore, Roehrs brings a rich background in sales executive management from prominent media technology companies to his new role.

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EditShare Expands APAC Business Commitment with New Singapore Office and Leadership, Sets Sights on Fast Growing Cloud-based Media Market Across the Region Posted: 18/06/2020
EditShare Expands APAC Business Commitment with New Singapore Office and Leadership, Sets Sights on Fast Growing Cloud-based Media Market Across the Region

EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, has expanded its APAC operations to include a new office in Singapore, led by EditShare’s newly appointed Vice President of Sales for APAC, Alan Dishington. With strategic oversight of the region’s sales professionals, channel partners, and key accounts, Alan will steer EditShare’s business success with an emphasis on customer enablement and experience. Through his vast experience leading business development for Tivo, Accenture and Cisco across the region, Alan brings a deep understanding of the media industry and its trajectory towards cloud-based solutions to the EditShare APAC sales operation.

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Rise Goes Global to Support Women Around the World Posted: 11/03/2020
Rise Goes Global to Support Women Around the World

Rise, the membership organisation for for gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector, is proud to announce that its originally UK based organisation, will also launch in North America and APAC. In addition to the exciting news about global expansion, Rise has appointed four new board members as it seeks to increase its important work throughout the media and entertainment sectors.

Serena Harris, North American Sales Director at Annex Pro, will be running Rise North America. Serena, who is based in Vancouver, has over two decades of experience in the media and entertainment industry and worked with Avid and Marquis.

“I am overjoyed to be launching Rise North America. What Rise is doing for women in the industry is extraordinary and I want to open those same opportunities to women here,” Serena explains. “I am very much looking forward to building on the momentum of Rise’s success’ to help even more women realize their potential and growth within our industry.”

Nancy Diaz Curiel, Managing Director of Digigram Asia will be running Rise APAC. Nancy, who is based in Singapore has over 10 years of experience in the broadcast industry and will be launching a Rise mentoring scheme in the region shortly.

“I am humbled to be appointed head of the APAC antenna of the organization,” says Nancy, “I am a strong believer in gender equality and am an active participant in several mentoring initiatives in the APAC region to highlight and drive the success of the amazing women in our industry.”

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Broadpeak Drives Higher-Quality Television Experiences in the Android TV Environment Posted: 01/11/2019
Broadpeak Drives Higher-Quality Television Experiences in the Android TV Environment

Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced that its nanoCDN™ multicast ABR and umbrellaCDN™ CDN selection solutions are gaining significant momentum in the Android TV environment. As the popularity of Android TV dramatically grows, with 99.2 million devices expected to be shipped by 2022 and more than 140 pay-TV operators using Android TV, Broadpeak's video delivery solutions are empowering content providers and pay-TV operators around the world to offer better-quality television experiences on Android TV screens.

"Android TV is the fastest-growing platform in the digital TV market, used by tens of millions of consumers and hundreds of operators," said Jacques Le Mancq, CEO at Broadpeak. "By integrating several of Broadpeak's video delivery solutions into the Android TV framework, we're enabling content providers and operators to take full advantage of the environment, offering support for ultra-low-latency live streaming, server-side ad insertion and replacement, advanced video analytics, cloud PVR, and the ability to deliver an exceptional UHD and HDR broadcast-quality experience."

Broadpeak will demonstrate its solutions for Android TV during the APAC Android TV Summit, Nov. 12-14, in Bangkok, Thailand at The Berkeley Hotel Pratunam in Suite 13304. Key highlights will include:

nanoCDN™ multicast ABR for Android TV operator tier: Deployed on more than 100 devices, Broadpeak's nanoCDN multicast ABR solution enables pay-TV operators to deliver content on an Android TV operator-tier set-top box (STB), using multicast to carry ABR formats (e.g., CMAF) and solving the issues of scalability and latency raised by ABR distribution.

Tags: Broadpeak | Android TV | nanoCDN multicast ABR | umbrellaCDN | APAC Android TV Summit | content delivery network
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MultiDyne Appoints Kevin Dowd as Director of Business Development for APAC Region Posted: 23/07/2019
MultiDyne Appoints Kevin Dowd as Director of Business Development for APAC Region

MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions continues to build on its aggressive global expansion strategy with the appointment of Kevin Dowd as Director of Business Development, APAC, effective immediately. Based in Hong Kong, Dowd reports directly to MultiDyne President Frank Jachetta.

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Speedcast and In Aria Networks Join Forces with Telespazio on Large-Scale, High-Capacity Video Services Posted: 19/07/2019
Speedcast and In Aria  Networks Join Forces with Telespazio on Large-Scale, High-Capacity Video Services

Speedcast, the world's largest provider of remote communications and IT services (ASX: SDA), today announced a joint service offering with In Aria! Networks, one of Europe's leading service providers in managed broadcast video contribution over IP, and Telespazio, a leading provider of digital TV platforms and satellite transmission in Europe. Relying on a combination of In Aria! Networks' redundant video contribution over IP gateways integrated with the Speedcast Media Network (SMN) and Telespazio video teleports, media companies around the globe can securely contribute and deliver SD, HD, and UHD video services with unparalleled efficiency, flexibility, and a faster time to market.

Tags: Speedcast | In Aria! Networks | Telespazio | High-Capacity Video Services | Digital TV Contribution | Cloud-Based Video Processing | Playout | Multi-Platform Distribution
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Live Legends Utilises disguise Software and Hardware to Power Dynamic Shows at Nightclubs Across China Posted: 19/07/2019
Live Legends Utilises disguise Software and Hardware to Power Dynamic Shows at Nightclubs Across China

When Creative Director Daan Oomen of Amsterdam-based live experience architects Live Legends created turnkey show experiences for a series of nightclubs in China, he turned to disguise pro range media servers to drive dynamic LED video screens at each location.

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AJA FS-HDR Powers First-Ever Simultaneous UltraHD HDR HD SDR Broadcast for South Korean Audiences Posted: 16/07/2019
AJA FS-HDR Powers First-Ever Simultaneous UltraHD HDR   HD SDR  Broadcast for South Korean Audiences

Exploration into the endangered habitats of bears and the global crises that threaten the species recently aired in a landmark broadcast event for South Korean audiences. In January 2019, leading domestic television network MBC broadcast “Bear,” an episodic nature documentary series exploring the impact of climate change and urbanization on pandas, grizzlies, polar bears and beyond. This marked the first simultaneous broadcast of HDR and SDR programming in South Korea, providing audiences with UltraHD HDR displays the opportunity to view the engaging wildlife documentary in more vibrant and vivid hues in a wider dynamic range.

Tags: AJA | AJA Video Systems | APAC | UltraHD | FS-HDR | Broadcast | Documentary | Docu-Series
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Discovery Deutschland Adds HGTV to Channel Lineup, Extends Partnership With MX1 for Media Services and ASTRA Satellite Capacity Posted: 15/05/2019
Discovery Deutschland Adds HGTV to Channel Lineup, Extends Partnership With MX1 for Media Services and ASTRA Satellite Capacity
MX1, a global solutions provider of media services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, announced today that Discovery Deutschland, a TV and digital media broadcast station based in Munich, Germany, will use MX1's managed media and distribution services to deliver an eighth German channel, HOME & GARDEN TV (HGTV), which will be available to viewers from 6 June 2019.
 
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Singapore-based Hexogon named disguise Rental Partner in APAC Posted: 13/05/2019
Singapore-based Hexogon named disguise Rental Partner in APAC

disguise is pleased to announce that Singapore-based Hexogon Solution Pte Ltd. has joined the growing roster of disguise Rental Partners.

With additional offices in Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Hong Kong and the Philippines, Hexogon provides lighting, audio and video projection mapping for a wide array of clients. Some offices also offer design and staging for exhibitions and events and design for retail and commercial establishments.

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