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…

Cloud-based Playout – Meeting the Changing needs of the Industry October 30th 2014 - 01:57 PM

The broadcast industry is characterised by a desire to increase efficiencies while remaining as cost-effective as possible. This is especially important considering the prevalence of the multi-platform content delivery environment. Here, the two most crucial drivers for broadcasters and content owners are quality and cost-effectiveness. Broadcasters are striving to balance…

New facilities for PacTV LA and London July 31st 2014 - 07:43 PM

Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent global transmission and production company recently announced the completion acquisition of its headquarters, located at 3440 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California. This purchase cements the future of the firm’s physical location, which now spans three buildings along Motor Avenue. The expanded real e…

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Broadcasting video and audio has rapidly developed from the send-and-forget type transmission to the full duplex OTT and VOD models in recent years. The inherent bi-directional capabilities of IP networks have provided viewers with a whole load of new interactive viewing possibilities.