Advanced Television


Peak Uplink taps Appear X Platform

Appear, a specialist in live production technology, has been selected by Peak Uplink to modernise the encoding equipment used in its satellite uplink trucks. The initiative is part of Peak Uplink’s comprehensive fleet expansion and upgrade strategy. Deploying Appear’s X Platform, Peak Uplink is replacing its conventional legacy encoding equipment, enhancing its satellite contribution capabilities […]

March 4, 2024

Report: HEVC poised for significant growth

HEVC is a codec of choice in the streaming industry, according to a report commissioned by InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, and written by market research firm Futuresource. The report, Spotlight on HEVC: The Codec of Choice for the Video Streaming Industry, looks at HEVC’s development, how it enables higher quality video […]

December 7, 2023

Court rules Netflix infringing Broadcom patent

Broadcom has announced that the District Court of Munich, Germany, ruled that Netflix is infringing a Broadcom patent related to HEVC/H.265 video coding. The court issued an injunction requiring Netflix to cease and desist all further infringement in Germany. Since 2018, Netflix and Broadcom have been engaged in a patent dispute whereby Broadcom has accused […]

September 26, 2023

Veset Nimbus expands ad, channel branding and viewership capabilities

Veset has announced a range of new features for Veset Nimbus, its advanced linear TV channel management platform. The new updates make it easier to brand channels and monetise through ads.   Veset has been providing professional software-as-a-service cloud playout solutions since 2011, granting content owners easy creation and scheduling of their linear TV channels. Veset’s all in one […]

June 9, 2022

Haivision supports SMPTE ST 2110

Haivision, a provider of mission-critical, real-time video streaming and networking solutions, has announced that the Makito X4, the company’s flagship real-time video encoder, now features SMPTE ST 2110 input support bringing broadcasters flexible options for decentralized IP workflows. With support for SMPTE 2110 input directly from cameras and broadcast equipment, the Makito X4 can now […]

February 3, 2022

SES Q3: Still under pressure

SES has released its 9-months trading update. Revenues (as reported) were down 6.5 per cent at €1.319 billion (€1.410 billion same period last year). SES says that its underlying revenue (excluding periodic and other) was lower by 2.7 per cent year-on-year (at constant FX) at €1,318 million. SES says that in July it spent €94 […]

November 4, 2021By Chris Forrester

Laguna connects the Balearic Islands

Sapec’s Laguna Media Processor solution (LMP) has been selected to manage the contribution links that connect the IB3 headquarters with the rest of the facilities across the Balearic archipelago. The Balearic TV Broadcaster had the challenge of interconnecting the video transport between the Islands in such a way that the IB3 facilities of Menorca, Ibiza […]

October 18, 2021

Appear supports ultra-low latency HEVC encoding on X Platform

Appear, a global player in media processing and delivery technology, today announced that its X Platform now supports ultra-low latency HEVC encoding. Targeting the mobile and fixed contribution, as well as the live compression markets, added support for ultra-low latency HEVC encoding on the same hardware unit that also supports low and normal delay means […]

September 27, 2021

AVIWEST, Grabyo partner

AVIWEST, a provider of live video contribution solutions, has announced that its solution is now integrated with the Grabyo’s cloud video production platform. Video professionals now have the flexibility to produce live content from anywhere, even under unpredictable network conditions, and achieve real-time and remote content production using the integrated solution. With AVIWEST’s mobile transmitters, […]

July 14, 2021

DVB approves next-gen video codecs commercial requirements

Digital media delivery industry consortium the DVB Project has endorsed commercial requirements for next generation video codecs to pave the way for advanced 4K and 8K services. Work will now commence to investigate the technical compliance of the candidate codecs with the commercial requirements and to develop draft specifications. The compliance of the proposed solutions […]

July 2, 2021