Technology


Fox Turkey taps Grass Valley for playout upgrade

Fox Turkey has upgraded its Grass Valley-supplied production and playout system, doubling the capacity and bandwidth capabilities of its existing storage area network and integrating Fox’s daily operation and news production workflow. The upgrade includes the deployment of Grass Valley’s EDIUS 7, K2 storage area network with K2 Summit 3G, GV STRATUS non-linear media production […]

Thomson Video Networks and httv team up for DVB-T2 and OTT

Hybrid TV technology specialist httv and compression specialist Thomson Video Networks have teamed up to offer an end-to-end HbbTV Platform for DVB-T2 and OTT markets. A joint demonstration will be showcased at IBC 2013 on Thomson Video Networks’ stand. Thomson Video Networks and httv have decided to join forces to offer a product for emerging […]

Opera expands smart TV deal with Hisense

Opera Software has widened its deal with LED TV provider Hisense, providing the Opera TV Store to selected models of Hisense Smart TVs. Hisense, which already uses the Opera Devices Software Development Kit to power its entertainment portal, will use the Opera TV Store to offer audiences a selection of HTML5-based apps optimised for connected […]

Philippines OTT service Blink to use Tvinci

Philippines OTT platform Blink is to use Tvinci as its platform provider. Tvinci’s OTT 2.0 platforom will deliver Blink, wich will distribute Hollywood blockbusters and TV series supplied by Deluxe OnDemand. Launching in Q4, Blink’s service packages will allow for unlimited access to the latest major studio releases on a subscription or à la carte […]

Digital TV Labs launches Ligada iSuite for MPEG-DASH

Media testing specialist Digital TV Labs will use IBC to launch its Ligada iSuite for MPEG-DASH. Designed to run on the Ligada iSuite Test Harness, the iSuite can be used for compliance testing of the DASH264 profile on any compliant video player on any device, offering interoperability for streaming of adaptive media over IP networks, […]

Pace to preview Whole Home Solution

Digital TV and broadband technologies company Pace will preview its multiscreen Whole Home solution at IBC. The platform lets service providers distribute linear pay TV services and on-demand content to connected set-top boxes, tablets, smartphones, games consoles and connected TVs in the home. Pace said the pre-integrated Whole Home hardware and software solution lets pay […]

DVEO to demo video traffic shaping technology

Quality assurance specialist DVEO is to use IBC to demonstrate its IP video traffic shaping technology, DOZER. The technology is available in a system as the DOZERbox, and as a software licence, the Media Dozer: LIC. The DOZERbox and Media Dozer: LIC route video through ‘bulldozing’ through slow and congested routers, according to DVEO. The […]

Ericsson completes Mediaroom acquisition

Ericsson completed the acquisition of Microsoft’s Mediaroom business and TV solution, stabling the the firm as the world’s largest, by market share, of IPTV middleware technology and solutions. Mediaroom has a global market share of around 25%, and Mediaroom-powered TV services are offered by nearly 60 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to almost […]

Access and Zenterio team up for media sharing

Access and Zenterio will use IBC to demonstrate how the integration of Access’s solutions in Zenterio’s independent operating system for TV client devices enables operators and content providers to deliver media sharing experiences, including LiveTV streams and Personal Video Recorder content via managed set-top boxes or unmanaged connected devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones. […]

Teleste highlights advantages of existing coax

Teleste will use IBC to highlight its IP over coax solutions. Teleste says it will highlight the advantages of bringing fibre connections to an apartment building (FttB) and utilizing existing coaxial cables for enabling IP delivery to individual apartments, enabling the cost of building fibre level broadband connections to be reduced to one fifth compared […]