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Discovery Networks MENA Commits Multi-Channel Playout And Content Management To Pebble Beach Systems February 1st 2018 - 09:00 AM

All of Discovery Networks Middle East and Asia (MENA)’s channels are now under the fully automated control of a new 8-channel Marina system from Pebble Beach Systems. The fully redundant playout platform is installed at Du-Samacom, a regional operator of satellite support services.

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Imagine and Sinclair Sharpening New ATSC 3.0 Sales Tools January 19th 2018 - 12:05 PM

At last week’s Las Vegas CES, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Imagine Communications announced plans to work together to accelerate the development of a new, next-generation advertising management software platform to exploit the potential of the new monetization opportunities of ATSC 3.0 digital television technology.

Software Infrastructure Sales & Traffic Playout & Transmission Transmission Encoding & MUX Distribution & Delivery Analytics Ad Insertion Systems

Broadcasters Need Advanced Advertising Technology to Combat Internet Challengers December 28th 2017 - 12:05 PM

​International research and strategy consultancy, MTM, just released a report exploring challenges faced by the US broadcast industry in an increasingly OTT world. The study concludes that unless broadcasters move quickly to change how advertising is managed and sold, they risk being outmaneuvered by the major internet companies

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Imagine Communications Wants To Get Bigger December 15th 2017 - 08:00 AM

The Gores Group, a Los Angeles based, global private equity firm that has owned Imagine Communications (the former Harris Broadcast) for four years, wants its asset to grow. With a customer base concerned about the next transition—IP, 4K, 1080p HDR—Gores thinks the right strategy going forward is to dev

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Telestream Appoints New CEO October 25th 2017 - 06:00 PM

Dan Castles, CEO of Telestream for the past 20 years, has decided to retire, handing over reigns of the company to ex-Cisco executive Scott Puopolo. Under Castles’ 20-year leadership, Telestream has enjoyed consistent year-on-year revenue growth in an era when many broadcast equipment manufacturers have struggled to maintain profitability.

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DNF Controls Allows Non-Technical Staff To Expertly Monitor Commercial Breaks March 15th 2017 - 04:00 PM

For most multi-channel content distributors, monitoring commercial breaks and commercial playout can be a trick endeavor, often left to the most technically savvy engineer at the facility. DNF Controls has developed a new DPI signaling/system monitoring platform that makes it easier for non-technical staff to keep a close eye

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2018 NAB Show Highlights Complex State of the Industry April 18th 2018 - 12:30 PM

Following numerous private conversations and panel discussions at the recent 2018 NAB Show, it’s become clear that broadcasters are being challenged like never before to hold the line on CapEx spending while delivering more content across their linear platforms. Because of this tricky scenario, the NAB’s annual convention was bri

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HDR Denmark uses Nevion IP Remote-Production Solution for Live Horse Racing April 17th 2018 - 03:09 PM

HDR Denmark, a full-service provider to the broadcast industry, has deployed Nevion equipment and software for IP-based remote-production. The solution enables HDR to provide live horse racing coverage in Denmark with a minimum crew on-site. It also makes optimum use of resources in the central studio and control room in

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Broadcast for IT - Part 8 - Color Representation April 9th 2018 - 03:00 PM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we look at how color is represented.

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Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference Spotlights Value Of REMI Operations April 5th 2018 - 03:00 PM

During the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) at this year’s 2018 NAB Show, an all-industry seminar will look at the challenges and practical benefits of REMI (remote-integration model) operations.

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