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Viewpoint: Telestream Calls For New Focus On Streaming Workflows And Business Models September 12th 2016 - 05:30 PM

As IBC 2016 winds down, The Broadcast Bridge asked Telestream president and CEO, Dan Castles, for his thoughts on the growing phenomena of video streaming. While technology can make it easy, he notes that there is more to creating and delivering good content than just ‘point and shoot’.

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BT TVOB Megahertz TES52 Truck interior

Megahertz Delivers Hybrid Fibre and Satellite UHD Links Truck to BT September 9th 2016 - 10:00 AM

Megahertz has announced that it has delivered a new hybrid fibre and satellite UHD links truck to BT TVOB, the outside broadcast arm of BT Media & Broadcast. The new truck (known as TES52), will be showcased on BT Media & Broadcast stand in the outside broadcast space at IBC2016. It is the first truck in the UK with the ability to transmit HD and UHD/4K via fibre and satellite simultaneously.

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Next-Generation Antenna System Planning September 5th 2016 - 12:05 PM

The forthcoming transition to ATSC 3.0 will usher in the need for higher data rates and more channel capacity in the over-the-air architecture. Broadcasters will apply their experience as “Bit Managers” in the studio infrastructure to the RF operation, with the knowledge that more power leads to higher quality of service (QoS).

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ZOO said it is now able to subtitle ads with a turnaround time as short as 30 minutes and at half the price of competitors.

ZOO Digital and Honeycomb Partner for Fast Cloud-Based Subtitling of TV Ads August 24th 2016 - 01:00 PM

With offices with in Los Angeles, London and Sheffield in the UK, ZOO Digital, a provider of media production, localization and digital distribution services has joined forces with UK-based Honeycomb TV, a video advertising distributor, to offer a faster and more cost-effective subtitling service to the TV advertising industry.

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Artel’s demodulator and satellite scanner was first unveiled at NAB 2016

Artel Shows Satellite Scanning Extension to Media Transport at IBC 2016 August 8th 2016 - 10:00 AM

Media transport technology vendor Artel will show its multipurpose Dual-Port L-Band Demodulator and Satellite Scanner at IBC 2016. Launched at NAB 2016, this adds satellite-scanning capability to the company’s flagship DigiLink Media Transport Platform.

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The E-Play Web Monitor screen displays remote network monitoring data.

Next-Generation TS Splicer to Star at IBC 2016 July 22nd 2016 - 12:05 PM

Starfish Technologies will feature its next-generation TS Splicer product at IBC 2016. TS Splicer combines multiple-channel, frame-accurate transport stream media splicing with media storage and SCTE 35 opt-out signal decoding.

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ARTE is planning a phased implementation of the new automation system that will be completed while the station remains on the air.

European Culture Channel Stays On-Air with Pebble Beach Automation July 19th 2016 - 10:00 AM

ARTE, the European culture channel, has upgraded its playout automation and the handling of file-based playlists across multiple locations as part of a new disaster recovery infrastructure. To help synchronize all its broadcast operations, ARTE recently purchased a Marina automation system from Pebble Beach Systems.

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De-icing is not an option at reliable satellite earth stations in snowy climates.

Walton De-Ice to Heat Up IBC July 19th 2016 - 09:00 AM

W.B. Walton Enterprises makes “Walton De-Ice” satellite earth station antenna de-icing and weather protection solutions. The company will showcase its latest systems to help satellite earth stations maintain unmatched uptime in winter climates at IBC 2016 in Amsterdam.

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Satellite Telecommunications Network is a global telecommunications hub, or teleport, distributing more than 650 channels.

Satellite Telecommunications Network Turns to Elemental for Unified Head End June 24th 2016 - 12:05 PM

Satellite Telecommunications Network (STN), a Slovenian teleport, has deployed video processing technology from AWS (Amazon Web Services) subsidiary Elemental in its unified headend for delivery of broadcast and OTT TV content in High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265). This will distribute content spanning over 650 channels to subscribers worldwide.

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