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TV8 Television Expands and Upgrades its PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box System Posted: 20/11/2019
TV8 Television Expands and Upgrades its PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box System


Mongolian broadcaster TV8 Television has expanded the PlayBox Neo playout system at its headquarters in the national capital, Ulaanbaatar. This latest project includes upgrading the existing system to latest-generation Neo-19 software.

"PlayBox Neo provides highly reliable solutions which our staff have used for many years and find very easy to work with," comments TV8 Technical Consultant, Buriad Ganbat. "Especially important is the ability to insert live content or newly-created interstitials between prescheduled programs when an important news story breaks while we are on air. The user interface provides the information needed for each step of the creative process and alerts the operator ahead of transmission if a significant element still requires attention. PlayBox Neo also gives us the ability to advance into UHD transmission if required at any time in the future."

"Our Neo-19 series software includes all the refinements needed to allow full integration with the operating procedure at TV8 Television," details Iulian Ionescu, Regional Sales Director, PlayBox Neo Asia Pacific. "Every step of the workflow from ingest, playlist preparation and graphics creation right through to transmission can be handled quickly and easily with any desired level of automation."


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Tags: PlayBox Neo | Cloud2TV | Channel-in-a-Box | CIAB | broadcast asset management | integrated media asset management | broadcast systems infrastructure | IT-based broadcast systems | disaster recovery centres | disaster recovery systems | digital media archiving | IP g
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PlayBox Neo Demonstrates Advanced Media Playout at Broadcast Technology Event in Lagos, Nigeria Posted: 15/11/2019
PlayBox Neo Demonstrates Advanced Media Playout at Broadcast Technology Event in Lagos, Nigeria

PlayBox Neo reports a well-supported and highly successful Broadcast Technology Event, held in Lagos, Nigeria, November 4th-6th. Organised by UK-based Medialogy, it attracted representatives from many of Nigeria's broadcast channels.

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DVB Approves DVB-I Specification, an Internet-Centric Solution for Linear Television Services Posted: 13/11/2019
DVB Approves DVB-I Specification, an Internet-Centric Solution for Linear Television Services

DVB, an industry consortium that develops open, interoperable technical specifications for the delivery of digital media and broadcast services, today announced the approval of its DVB-I specification by the DVB Steering Board in Geneva. It has been published as DVB BlueBook A177.

The DVB-I specification aims to ensure that linear television delivered over the internet is as user-friendly and robust as a traditional broadcast television experience. It offers the possibility for linear television services to be delivered to any device with a suitable internet connection and media player, including TV sets, smartphones, tablets and media streaming devices.

"In developing an internet-centric solution for linear television services, we are providing the industry with a crucial missing piece that raises internet-based delivery to the same level in the DVB ecosystem as RF-based content delivery," said DVB Chair Peter MacAvock. "With these building blocks, addressing the discovery of DVB-I services and the delivery of programme metadata, DVB offers broadcasters and operators an exciting new deployment option."

The DVB-I specification defines DVB-I Service Lists, a means for internet-connected devices to find curated sets of linear television services that may be delivered through broadband or broadcast mechanisms. It also defines the methods to retrieve electronic programme data for those services, which can be integrated into a single coherent offering that is accessed through a consistent user interface.

Tags: DVB | Linear Television Services | BlueBook A177 | open technical specifications | digital media | broadcast services
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Imperial College London and Three Media implement near real time platform optimisation Posted: 12/11/2019
Imperial College London and Three Media implement near real time platform optimisation

Three Media, media specialist and product provider of XEN:Pipeline, today announced the completion of an 18-month project in conjunction with Imperial College London. The goal of the project was to make media supply chain processing more affordable by identifying ways to reduce costs and maximise workflow, process and resource efficiencies.

The project, called Digital Media Data Analytics (DMDA), was initiated and led by Three Media in conjunction with an Imperial College London team headed by Performance Engineering expert Dr Anthony Field. The combined team applied its expert knowledge of data analytics and optimisation techniques to Three Media's XEN:Pipeline development programme.

XEN:Pipeline enables users not only to evaluate and optimise existing workflows and business processes in near real time, but also to model new and changing virtual revenue streams either as stand-alone or alongside the existing. It also provides opportunities to identify, model, and prove new and innovative services and chargeable functions. XEN:Pipeline is a highly configurable, scalable, storage agnostic and performant system that can operate across multiple company and supplier locations and departments, identifying and resolving often-hidden bottlenecks, pinch points and under-utilisation from existing workflows and processes.

Tags: Three Media | Imperial College London | XEN:Pipeline | Digital Media Data Analytics (DMDA) | media supply chain processing | workflow | business process | simulation modelling | AI | ML | optimisation
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Dalet AmberFin Release Adds Dolby Vision and Socionext Acceleration Posted: 29/10/2019
Dalet AmberFin Release Adds Dolby Vision and Socionext Acceleration

Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced that the latest release of the Dalet AmberFin media processing platform is the first software-based transcoding asset management system to include Dolby Vision® technologies, a leading HDR technology for media professionals, studios and streaming service providers. In addition to Dolby Vision and a raft of new software-only features, Dalet AmberFin can also be enhanced with hardware acceleration tools such as the M820L HEVC encoder plugin card from SoC (System On a Chip) specialist Socionext.

Steve Higgins, Product Manager, Dalet AmberFin, states, “The latest release of the Dalet AmberFin media processing engine marks a new era for this renowned high-quality content processor. Whether you process on-premises, in the cloud or with a mix of both; the efficiency of the processor coupled with high throughput and exceptional audio-visual quality are key for delivering your content in a timely and cost-conscious fashion.”

Unique in its class, Dalet AmberFin media processing capabilities enable automated Dolby Vision mastering and distribution workflows that generate outputs from IMF, through broadcast, cable and satellite packages to OTT HLS and DASH bundles. The integrated BPMN-compliant workflow engine and API let administrators configure user interfaces, assign tasks for operators, and push through ad-hoc QC processes; creating workflows that are just right for their facility.

Tags: dalet | dalet digital media systems | Dalet AmberFin | Socionext | dolby vision
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DVB Presents World-First Showcase of DVB-I: Internet-Enabled Linear Television Services Posted: 10/09/2019
DVB Presents World-First Showcase of DVB-I: Internet-Enabled Linear Television Services

Exhibiting at IBC2019 (1.B71), DVB, an industry consortium that develops open interoperable technical specifications for the delivery of digital media and broadcast services, announced today that it will present the world's first demonstration of linear television services using the DVB-I solution, which relies on internet-based access and streaming mechanisms alongside classical broadcasting techniques.

Tags: DVB | Internet-Enabled Linear Television | IBC2019 | DVB-I | digital media delivery | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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EcoDigital to Launch at IBC2019 With Exhibition of Newly Acquired DIVA Software Suite Posted: 04/09/2019
EcoDigital to Launch at IBC2019 With Exhibition of Newly Acquired DIVA Software Suite

Software company EcoDigital will officially launch at IBC2019 (Hall 8, Stand B13) with its exhibition of the DIVA software suite, the world's leading and most trusted object management system for media. EcoDigital acquired the software suite from Oracle and will offer its clients and business partners the full DIVA offering, including DIVA Core, DIVA Connect, DIVA View, DIVA Link, and DIVA Analytics.

Tags: EcoDigital | IBC2019 | Digital Media | DIVA Core | DIVA Connect | DIVA View | DIVA Link | DIVA Analytics | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Veritone Product Highlights at IBC2019 Posted: 01/08/2019
Veritone Product Highlights at IBC2019

Veritone Digital Media Hub™
At IBC2019, Veritone will highlight Veritone Digital Media Hub™, focusing on two main use cases: access and delivery, and monetization. Digital Media Hub is an intuitive white-label portal fueled by Veritone aiWARE™, the world's first operating system for artificial intelligence. With Digital Media Hub, rights holders can offer secure, cloud-native global access to their content to key stakeholders — including news media and corporate partners — and monetize their content via e-commerce functionality.

Tags: Veritone | IBC2019 | Digital Media Hub | aiWARE | Veritone Attribute | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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LTN Global Enters Agreement to Acquire Crystal Posted: 19/07/2019
LTN Global Enters Agreement to Acquire Crystal

LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Crystal, a provider of software that automates the monitoring, control, and metadata management of end-to-end broadcast and digital media operations. Together, LTN and Crystal will offer mission-critical ad insertion, digital watermarking, and other unique tools that will allow networks and digital platforms to monetize their content across a fully managed IP multicast network.

Tags: LTN Global | Acquire Crystal | Managed Broadcast Operations | Content Monetization | IP video transport | digital media operations | IP multicast
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Veritone to Participate in AWS M and E Symposium Highlighting Digital Media Hub Posted: 19/06/2019
Veritone to Participate in AWS M and amp;E Symposium Highlighting Digital Media Hub

Veritone, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the world's first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE™, today announced that Solution Engineer Garron Bateman will give a joint presentation at the AWS M&E Symposium. Bateman will join fellow speakers including Golden Boy, a Veritone Digital Media Hub client and one of boxing's most active and respected promoters, for the session titled "Using AI/ML to Monetize Video Archives."

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Dalet Expands Partnership with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment to Enhance the Fan Experience Posted: 21/05/2019
Dalet Expands Partnership with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment to Enhance the Fan Experience
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for media organizations and content professionals, today announced that Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) has expanded its Dalet installation to improve overall fan engagement and experience as well as tap into new markets that ultimately increase revenue. The state-of-the-art Dalet solution features advanced sports production and distribution for MLSE’s four professional sports teams: Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Toronto Raptors (NBA), Toronto FC (MLS) and Toronto Argonauts (CFL).
Tags: Dalet | Dalet Digital Media Systems | Dalet Galaxy | Toronto Maple Leafs | professional sports
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BITMAX SIGNS MEDIA MANAGEMENT AND LICENSING SERVICES DEAL WITH HERE MEDIA Posted: 17/04/2019
BITMAX SIGNS MEDIA MANAGEMENT AND LICENSING SERVICES DEAL WITH HERE MEDIA

Today, Bitmax, the Hollywood-based digital media management and licensing company, announced a multi-year deal to provide digital media processing and licensing services for Here Media, a worldwide film and TV creator and distributor. Here Media is part of the successful portfolio of entertainment products run by industry icon and Academy-award winning producer Paul Colichman.

Tags: Bitmax | Here Media | digital media management | licensing | film distributor | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Never.no enhance audience engagement for broadcasters across the globe Posted: 08/04/2019
Never.no enhance audience engagement for broadcasters across the globe

Never.no, the award-winning social engagement platform specialist, has today announced a series of customer wins as the company’s explosive start to 2019 reflect the recent expansion, with the addition of new offices and staff in the US, UAE and Australia, alongside offices in the UK and Norway. With the goal of making TV social and advertising dynamic, Never.no’s platform helps broadcasters and advertisers personalise their offer, increase TV viewership and engage audiences and consumers. STORY, the social TV platform used by the world’s top broadcasters and brands – including SKY, QVC, Televisa, Univision and PlayStation, Specsavers and Danone – features an ever-growing customer list within the key regions of EMEA, LATAM and APAC.

Tags: media | monitoring | social media | social engagement | entertainment | industry | broadcast | media monitoring | analytics | digital media | digital media services | advertising | interactive TV | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Verizon Digital Media Services cements partnerships with THEO Technologies and IRIS.TV Posted: 08/04/2019
Verizon Digital Media Services cements partnerships with THEO Technologies and IRIS.TV

Verizon Digital Media Services (VDMS) has announced partnerships with THEO Technologies and IRIS.TV to integrate their technologies with the VDMS platform, one of the world’s largest streaming networks. The addition of the THEOplayer Universal Video Player and IRIS.TV’s Video Personalization Platform continue to expand VDMS’ capabilities to deliver high-quality personalized experiences with a simple workflow on a single platform.

Tags: Verizon Digital Media Services | VDMS | 4K | multi-CDN | THEOplayer | IRIS.TV | NAB Show | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Verizon Digital Media Services to deliver global streaming platform powered by Microsoft Azure Posted: 04/04/2019
Verizon Digital Media Services to deliver global streaming platform powered by Microsoft Azure

Verizon Digital Media Services (VDMS) announced that it is working with Microsoft to deliver a simpler way for broadcasters, content owners or streaming services to deliver high-quality, ultra-personalized viewing experiences on Microsoft Azure.

Tags: Verizon Digital Media Servies | VDMS | Microsoft Azure | Streaming | NAB Show | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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