Regional and multiple language distribution is throwing up challenges for broadcasters and service providers in terms of automated playout. Among these is ensuring the correct language track is synched to the right channel or programme. Among the manufacturers addressing this issue is Pebble Beach Systems, which will demonstrate multi-lingual capability for its Marina system during IBC 2017.
PlayBox Technology will expand the range of features for its AirBox Neo playout systems at IBC 2017 with the launch of an IP-based delay server. The Neo TS Time Delay is a 1U device that can be used for single and multichannel operations, offering both time zone shift and disaster recovery functionality.
Digital Nirvana is launching software which automatically generates sports highlight reels – claimed as a first of its kind.
Singapore media conglomerate Mediacorp recently reached the end of its move to a new facilities campus. The broadcast company is now operating from television and radio studios in a purpose-built production centre at the Mediapolis technology development in the one-north district, featuring newly installed Lawo consoles and routers alongside Octopus newsroom systems, EVS playout servers and Vizrt studio automation.
Pixel Power says virtualized and cloud-native solutions combined with powerful, automated workflows are “truly game-changing business models.”
Tuesdays HPA Tech Retreat was all about 360 and VR, and Wednesday focused on the versioning explosion. On the final day, delegates were given a summary of the current state of the industry, and the influences of artificial intelligence on media and broadcasting.
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