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Your Guide to Understanding IP November 30th 2017 - 11:55 AM

See that hill up ahead? It’s not a hill, it’s Mt Everest and your job is to conquer that mountain. Rendered into familiar industry vernacular, you, video engineer, are charged with building an IT-centric facility. A SMPTE standard was just approved, so what’s taking you so long?

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Signal Processing / Interface / Modular Software Infrastructure Network Management System Audio Audio Consoles Audio Networking Playout & Transmission Playout Automation Services System Integration

The Perils of a Software-Centric Facility November 27th 2017 - 09:00 AM

Broadcasters have historically not had to endure regular large-scale technology transitions. Sure, the industry moved from B/W to color, analog to digital, and SD to HD. But the upcoming move from the familiar and comfortable SDI technology to an IP-centric facility has many technical managers apprehensive. It is time

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Business Management Systems Network Management System

Articles You May Have Missed – November 22, 2017 November 22nd 2017 - 08:00 AM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground. In less than four years the facility was on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

Hardware Infrastructure IP Infrastructure Software Infrastructure Library & Storage Management Workflow / Asset Management Network Management System Audio Audio Networking Playout & Transmission Playout Automation Test, QC & Monitoring Monitoring Services System Integration

BCE Going Deeper - Part 2, Choosing Routers November 15th 2017 - 03:00 PM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

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BCE Going Deeper - Part 1 - Cable, Standards and ITIL October 19th 2017 - 12:30 PM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how the

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National Assembly of Mauritius Deploys Dalet MAM June 9th 2017 - 01:00 PM

The National Assembly of Mauritius has deployed an end-to-end Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) platform at the heart of its media operations to handle the recording and live broadcast of parliamentary sessions. The implementation was completed as a joint venture between Dalet, local reseller HMT (Harel Mallac Technologies), and

Hardware Infrastructure Storage, Near-line Storage, Archive Software Infrastructure Library & Storage Management Workflow / Asset Management Network Management System Distribution & Delivery Streaming

ITV’s Phoenix Rises Again With Pixel Power’s Factory June 9th 2017 - 09:00 AM

UK commercial television network ITV has deployed the second phase of its ongoing on-air promotions management project, Phoenix. The ITV Phoenix platform is now running with an automated production system based on Pixel Power’s Factory technology to handle multiple versions of trailers and promos every month.

Software Infrastructure Sales & Traffic Workflow / Asset Management Network Management System Services System Integration

Understanding IP Security - Are You Really Safe? May 17th 2017 - 08:00 AM

With recent events in mind, IP-Security has jumped to the top of the queue once again. The world’s biggest cyber-terror attack wiped out hundreds of thousands of computers and many more critical files, causing chaos in train terminals, the health service and institutions alike.

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Robust Storage is Key to Empowering Media Workflows February 1st 2018 - 01:00 PM

The transformation of the media and entertainment workflow from discrete, server-based silos to software-based environments is well underway. As the industry makes this shift, media companies find that placing a scale-out storage solution at the heart of the IP workflow yields the additional benefits of improved flexibility and cost savings.

Hardware Infrastructure Storage, Near-line Storage, Archive Software Infrastructure Workflow / Asset Management

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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