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Telestream Upgrades Pipeline Video Capture System

Digital media tools and workflow solutions provider Telestream has released an upgraded version of its Pipeline video capture system, the company announced.     Pipeline 2.5 was designed to function as a network-based video capture and playout device for moving HD and SD video in and out of file-based workflows. Pipeline 2.5 adds immediate access capabilities […]

By | April 14, 2011

Nagra Inks OTT Content Services Deal with Mediaset

Nagra, an independent provider of value-added content protection solutions, has secured a contract with Italian broadcaster Mediaset to provide its over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand solutions to Mediaset subscribers, Nagra announced April 7.     The solution includes Nagra’s Media Persistent Rights Management capability, which aims to provide operators with the foundation for delivering multiscreen services and multiple […]

By | April 14, 2011

Foxtel Turns to Hollywood Content Partnership for Australian Market Boost

Australian pay-TV operator Foxtel hopes its slew of new Hollywood studio contracts to bring movies to Foxtel subscribers in a similar timeframe with DVD releases will help the company recover from the Australian market’s 2010 slowdown.     With selected titles on Foxtel’s existing PPV movie service and its new broadband-connected Foxtel On Demand Internet television […]

By | April 14, 2011

Workflow Systems Make Huge Splash at NAB

Some people in the broadcasting sector thought the migration to digital would make managing workflows easier. Others, like resource management software developers, knew they had a brand new growth market on their hands. While the broadcast industry’s production processes are being revamped in the digital video world, distribution is becoming increasingly complex.     In today’s […]

By | April 14, 2011

Haivision Debuts Low-Latency IP Video Transcoder

Video network developer Haivision has unveiled its new Kraken Enterprise and Kraken ISR low-latency IP transcoding solutions, the company announced.     The new Kraken products were designed to optimize video networks for high-efficiency, low-latency performance. The company said the solutions are ideal for demanding video delivery applications within the education, enterprise, and military markets.    […]

By | April 13, 2011

Amino Shops Freedom Jump OTT Hardware to Regional Operators

Amino’s Freedom Jump device aims to help pay-TV operators add Over-The-Top (OTT) content without costly existing device change-outs. The box works alongside a cable or satellite set-top box to add a new layer of content to an operator’s branded consumer offering. The box also was designed to give operators the opportunity to provide content on […]

By | April 13, 2011

Broadcasters Define Higher Purpose for Spectrum

Satellite industry-focused coverage on issues concerning the ever-more ubiquitous mobile broadband spectrum resource and its allocation by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) tends to be focused on the operator’s perspective. Mobile operators have been fighting both their competitors and the FCC over spectrum for years and satellite sector battles often have been settled through […]

By | April 13, 2011

New Streambox Enterprise Server Aims to Cut Video Acquisition Costs

Streambox has introduced an all-in-one, software-based enterprise server designed to allow broadcasters and other video-centric organizations to manage the acquisition of video content when substantial amounts of video are being contributed, the company announced.    The enterprise server includes multi-functioning capabilities used to acquire, manage, and play out live and file-based video sent from the […]

By | April 13, 2011

Thomson Video Networks Meets Accelerated Broadcast Installation Order in China

Chinese cable operator Fujian Southeast selected technology solutions from Thomson Video Networks (TVN) to help the broadcaster upgrade its headend infrastructure, TVN announced April 6.     The TVN system was specified and delivered to Fujian at an accelerated schedule to meet the broadcaster’s requirements in February. The installation included a range of TVN’s ViBE encoders, […]

By | April 13, 2011

WTA Names New Officers, Directors

The World Teleport Association (WTA) appointed Arqiva Strategy & Business Development Director Brett Belinsky as its new chairman, along with Teleport Internacional Buenos Aires CEO Norberto Alvarez Vitale as its secretary general and chief administrative officer, WTA announced.     Belinsky will take over for Chris Russell, co-founder of Teleport London International, who is stepping down […]

By | April 13, 2011

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