Advanced Television

MediaCorp uses Actus Digital

May 26, 2015

Actus Digital, a developer of Cloud based broadcast monitoring platforms for recording and cross platform content repurposing, has revealed that MediaCorp has implemented the Actus Platform monitoring solution supplied by local Singapore SI partner Magna Systems and Engineering for the SEA games.

MediaCorp is using the Actus broadcast monitoring solution to record the SEA games broadcasts and for creating clips for their OTT platform. Actus CEO Sima Levy comments: “Actus provides several components in one platform, answering the full scope of MediaCorp’s requirements: from ingest of live feeds with SEA content, through automatic or semi-automatic clips marking, and up to delivery of multiple profiles of clips in various bit-rates, resolutions, into various OTT devices, all done in parallel, fast, and reliably”.

“MediaCorp is pulling out all the stops to provide comprehensive coverage of the 28th SEA Games,” said Joe Igoe, Chief Technology Officer, MediaCorp. “We needed a solution that would support our coverage on Toggle, our over-the-top internet video service, for viewers anytime, anywhere and on any device. Magna Systems and Engineering Singapore presented us with Actus, a reliable, easy-to-integrate and cost effective solution. We were also impressed by the team’s ability to turn around specific developments to customize the solution in record time, ahead of the games.” 

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