Harmonic supplies contribution encoding to Sakhi TV in India November 28th 2014 - 11:30 AM

​Harmonic has supplied Sakhi TV, India’s first and only women-focused channel, with equipment for ingest, playout and contribution transcoding. Sakhi TV has gone live with Harmonic’s Spectrum ChannelPort integrated channel playout system for ingest and branded playout and the Ellipse 3100 contribution encoder, as well as the ProView 7100 integrated recei

Park City Television races ahead with NVerzion November 27th 2014 - 01:54 PM

Park City Television (PCTV) in Utah has upgraded its automation system with a cloud-based appliance for video playout and control from NVerzion. NVerzion’s CloudNine provides PCTV with virtually unlimited storage and, by eliminating the need for on-site storage systems, reduces the broadcaster’s infrastructure and maintenance costs.

The future is virtual, the present is dedicated November 11th 2014 - 05:15 PM

Dedicated hardware servers running fully integrated software have long formed the preferred technical solution for broadcasters’ playout. Easy to install, configure and operate, they continue to be the preferred choice for any new broadcast channel. They are highly compact, easy to maintain and extremely cost-efficient. Additional channels can be added

Pixel Power brands new channel for Ireland October 30th 2014 - 05:12 PM

Pixel Power is to supply two BrandMaster branding switchers to UTV in Belfast, for its new Broadcast Centre. UTV already uses BrandMasters and other Pixel Power graphics systems for its existing services to Northern Ireland as part of the ITV network, and is carrying the same technology platform over to

Intelligent monitoring July 10th 2014 - 08:27 AM

How can we maintain flawless multi-channel broadcasting and multi-platform streaming without giving operators information overload? Monitoring by exception is widely accepted as a vital capability. But to gain all its benefits, the monitoring system needs to interpret more than just the hardware and software error messages. It needs to understand

Playout Automation in the Virtual Environment July 3rd 2014 - 02:41 PM

As consumer demand for video continues to increase, the range of delivery models expands and provides us with more ways to consume it. The challenge facing today’s broadcasters and service providers is to keep pace with this explosion in demand, and to anticipate future delivery models and behavioral trends. W