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

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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

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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.

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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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Norway’s TV 2 Chooses Nevion for Intra/Inter Facility IP Media Transport May 1st 2017 - 03:00 PM

Nevion has announced that TV 2, the largest commercial television broadcaster in Norway, has selected Nevion to provide the IP-based software defined network (SDN) solution. The solution, which is part of TV 2’s move to IP across the production workflow, will enable the broadcaster to make better use of production talent, e

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Understanding IP Networks - Packet Delay Monitoring December 20th 2016 - 09:00 AM

In the last article, we looked at the benefits of audio in IT networks. In this article, we continue the theme of looking at a network from a broadcast engineers’ point of view so they can better communicate with the IT department, and look at monitoring packet delay in real-time.

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Understanding IP Networks - Benefits of Audio Over IP December 12th 2016 - 12:30 PM

In the last article, we looked at Quality of Service in IT networks. In this article, we continue the theme of looking at a network from a broadcast engineers’ point of view so they can better communicate with the IT department, and look at the benefits of sending audio over I

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Media Links to Explore Clos Networks For Multicast Applications at 2018 SMPTE LA Conference October 18th 2018 - 08:00 AM

At the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles, Dr. Takeshi Shimizu, Research & Development Manager at Media Links, will present a technical paper that proposes a new approach for building a three-stage Clos Network with non-blocking multicast capabilities. This helps reduce overall switch count and associated costs

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Viewpoint: Navigating the Challenge of UHD Delivery October 17th 2018 - 01:00 PM

The industry has long considered Ultra High Definition (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) to be the ‘wow factor’ behind the next-generation TV viewing experience. Unfortunately, there are too many different HDR formats being touted, causing industry confusion about how to proceed, which in turn has delayed deployments.

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Viewpoint: Keys to Picking a Technology Partner October 16th 2018 - 01:00 PM

Competition in the global video and media market is increasing with many more points of creation and distribution of content being made available. Combined with an exploding catalog of programming and new devices to support, broadcasters can no longer succeed with a one-to-many delivery solution. Successfully meeting these challenges requires

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Innovation At Sky News Pays Off Big October 16th 2018 - 12:05 PM

The technical advantages of software-centric video processing/production architectures have been touted for some time now, but for the risk-takers, it turns out the biggest benefit for content distributors could be financial in nature.

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