Advanced Television


Glass-to-glass from Grass Valley and Irdeto

Broadcast and professional video specialist Grass Valley has partnered with global software security and media technology company Irdeto to enable broadcasters and other owners of live and pre-recorded content to more easily and efficiently manage and distribute that content to any Internet-connected device. By combining the power of Grass Valley’s MediaFUSE automated content repurposing and […]

April 14, 2011By Colin Mann

ER-Telecom selects Conax CAM for HD TV service in Russia

SMiT (State Micro Technology Corporation) has supplied a new Secure Conax chipset pairing Conditional Access Module (CAM) to support ER-Telecom’s HD service expansion in Russia. The service was marketed under the “Divan-TV PLUS” brand and allows subscribers to watch up different channels including HD services. The new product will enable consumers to access an array […]

April 13, 2011

Astra platform services open new playout centre

SES Astra, an SES company, has revealed that its 100 per cent owned subsidiary Astra Platform Services (APS) has opened a new playout centre in Unterföhring near Munich. With the new centre, one of the most important and modern technical hubs of its kind in Europe, APS will significantly expand its capabilities to provide broadcasters […]

April 8, 2011

BBC Worldwide chooses GlobeCast for Polish market

GlobeCast is providing playout and media workflow services for four of BBC Worldwide’s Polish-language channels from GlobeCast’s London media management and delivery hub. GlobeCast’s solution for BBC Worldwide includes ingest and workflow set up, secure storage, subtitling, graphics, encoding, encryption, and delivery of BBC Worldwide’s Polish language versions of BBC Knowledge in high definition, BBC […]

April 7, 2011

Ericsson powers multi-screen TV

Ericsson is launching the Media Delivery Management System, a successor of the Emmy award-winning OpenStream Digital Services Platform. The Media Delivery Management System is an all-new, purpose-built software technology with a highly-scalable, fault-tolerant system that includes a number of enterprise management features for flexible and adaptable service introduction and management. “A decade ago we invented […]

April 7, 2011

Motorola’s Good Companions

Motorola Mobility has launched its SocialTV Companion Service, targeted at service providers looking to deliver multi-screen experiences to their customers. The new service is part of the Motorola Medios multi-screen video service management portfolio, with Motorola suggesting that SocialTV will help service providers differentiate their offering and generate incremental revenue by leveraging social networking, loyalty […]

April 7, 2011By Colin Mann

BBC Worldwide chooses GlobeCast for playout of channels for Polish market

GlobeCast is providing playout and media workflow services for four of BBC Worldwide’s Polish-language channels from GlobeCast’s London media management and delivery hub. BBC Worldwide operates channels in many languages across the world and not only benefits from GlobeCast’s comprehensive fiber and satellite delivery networks but also from the “digital ecosystem” GlobeCast has created for […]

April 7, 2011

Public Television Network selects T-VIPS’ remultiplexers

T-VIPS, a global expert in professional video transport solutions for contribution, distribution, and digital terrestrial television, has announced delivery of T-VIPS CP525 cMUX remultiplexers to an undisclosed public television network in the Southeastern region of the U.S. The CP525 cMUX is a powerful tool for flexible processing, multiplexing, and scrambling of MPEG transport streams. The […]

March 31, 2011

DekTec responds to worldwide broadcast needs with expanded line of modulators

DekTec has responded to the multi-standard needs of the broadcast community worldwide by expanding its line of modulators with the DTA-2107 Satellite Modulator and DTA-2111 UHF/VHF Modulator. Both PCI Express cards have been developed based on customer requests for expanded capabilities and are made of the latest state-of-the-art components. They both cover either VHF/UHF or […]

March 30, 2011