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All systems and sub-systems for BBC Wales deployed in future phases will connect to ​Dalet Galaxy.

​BBC Wales Media Manages With Dalet Galaxy December 14th 2017 - 11:00 AM

BBC Wales has selected the Dalet Galaxy MAM for its new media facility in Cardiff. This will offer a centralized content repository and provide tools to orchestrate workflows and media processes across production, news, studios and delivery departments.

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If success in an all-IP world requires an entirely new set of skills, where to get them becomes the question.

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?

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Software updates, patches and refreshes should be easy and safe. Often they are not.

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 to be calm and carry on.

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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 they made this mammoth installation work, including describing the issues and how they overcame them along the way.

In the second article, Frank Beacham reviews the audio industry’s transition from analog to digital-based recording. Some 38 years later, the audio Golden Ears purists still debate the issue.

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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 they made this mammoth installation work, including describing the issues and how they overcame them along the way.

In this second article in the series we look at the IP routers Costas and his team chose, and why.

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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 they made this mammoth installation work, including describing the issues and how they overcame them along the way.

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