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ITV Studios uses Exterity IPTV solution

November 24, 2011

Exterity, the Building IPTV specialist, has announced that its IPTV solution has been adopted by ITV Studios newly launched Emmerdale Production Centre in Leeds.

The bespoke Building IPTV set-up runs over the facility’s IP network and manages all feeds from the five new studios through two production galleries. dditional information such as which cast members are due on set. The installation is part of a complete overhaul of the Leeds facility, and the content streaming set-up was designed and installed by Netvue, an IPTV streaming systems specialist. It gives real-time access to studio feeds and live TV throughout the building via Exterity’s range of HD and SD AvediaStream Encoders, AvediaStream TVgateways and AvediaPlayer HD Receivers.

Colin Farquhar, CEO, Exterity adds; “Building IPTV technology helps organisations to use their existing IP network to harness and maximise their use of internal and external video and TV content. As such, ITV Studios is now using the same network that furnishes access to business applications, email, internet and IP phone to also distribute live camera feeds throughout its new facility. In a fast-moving industry where access to video content is everything, efficiency and reliability cannot be optional.”

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