Globecast has combined its live content acquisition expertise with its Digital Media Hub suite for sport and live news events.
At the upcoming CABSAT conference, March 12-14, in Dubai, Globecast will spotlight its latest offerings for content delivery around the world using multiple distribution platforms. The company will highlight how it helps multi-channel video providers to enhance the value of their line-up by increasing audience and revenue through a wide range of services.
For live sport and entertainment/news events, Globecast has combined its live content acquisition expertise with its Digital Media Hub cross-platform suite of content publishing services to create a turnkey live content solution from any event to any screen. Called Globecast Live, it works for both the broadcast and B2B communication markets, creating live content TV suitable for: intranets, extranets, social media, short- and long-form VOD, linear broadcast and OTT services. Content can be stored and made available for later use via Globecast’s Content Marketplace.
The company said that Globecast Live handles any video format. Two-way communication with those in the field—live video and intercom—is also available, as well as high-speed file transfers.
Globecast offers a range of cost-effective solutions that can be quickly and easily deployed. These include cellular bonding, a hybrid offering combining cellular bonding with Ka-band satellite connectivity in Globecast’s M’lCar (small vehicle) and a complete range of fiber and/or satellite connectivity solutions that can be tailored to any event.
Globecast’s Business Continuity services are comprised of disaster recovery, cyber threat protection and content protection. Globecast provides a range of disaster recovery solutions for channel playout and TV headends, from a simple loop of “evergreen” content, to a full mirror of the primary master control operation, keeping customer businesses running through all eventualities. Globecast creates bespoke packages for each customer, with either dedicated or shared solutions, on-premise or in the cloud.
With the increasing threat from both exposing content to the Internet and also wider cyber-attacks, it’s critical today for broadcasters to both ensure hardware and site redundancy, plus content security. Cyber defense is integrated by design within the company’s Business Continuity service, with Globecast working with its sister company Orange Cyber Defense to provide solutions to help protect priority IT platforms (OTT, VOD and playout).
Globecast also provides content protection solutions: fingerprinting to identify and trace content; watermarking to identify the user and/or device; and encryption to protect content during transport. It can use the proven expertise of sister company Viaccess-Orca or Globecast can work with other content protection solutions if preferred.
At the CABSAT show Globecast is also highlighting the latest advances in its Telco services. To help channels gain coverage with the world’s leading pay-TV and Telco platforms, Globecast aggregates and distributes international TV channels and multicultural TV offers to platforms worldwide.
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