Advanced Television

RR Media expands 4K capabilities

March 25, 2015

RR Media, a provider of global digital media services to the broadcast industry, has announced the expansion of its 4K capabilities across the entire content lifecycle, from creation through to consumption. This includes the preparation and creation of content and mastering true delivery in an optimised manner.

Continuing to support rights holders monetise their content, RR Media has installed a full 4K workflow for scanning original film elements through a 4K projection suite for viewing and grading supported by DaVinci’s Resolve system.

In addition to its content preparation and management capabilities in 4K, RR Media distributes channels in 4K with a wide variety of content, including France TV and the Explorer Network via RR Media’s smart global network, using optimised delivery over satellite and fiber. These channels are delivered to direct-to-home platforms across Europe to millions of viewers.

Simon Kay, Head of Global Content Preparation, RR Media, commented, “With our investment and know-how in 4K technology and infrastructure, we support the industry needs for unlocking value. We enable our clients to exploit their content commercially in order to be market leaders in qualitative terms. Managing the increased data rates and compression technologies is just a part of the technical services we deliver.”

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