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Fisher Deploys Monitor IQ
Essentials 3.0 Solution
isher Communications has
selected Digital Nir vana’s
Monitor IQ Essentials 3.0 for
re gulator y compliance and
Monitor IQ provides web-based,
HD/SD channel monitoring, logging,
compliance, and diagnostics/QC,
as well as archiving of content
recordings for up to 90 days.
Monitor IQ Essentials is one of four
versions designed to tailor Monitor
IQ to the varying requirements of
“So far, we’ve installed Monitor IQ
at three of our stations, including
KOMO-TV4 in Seattle and KATU in
Portland, OR in 2011, and KBAK-TV
in Bakersfield, CA this year. Our plan
is to eventually deploy it across the
entire station group,” said Lee Wood,
Regional Director of Engineering for
Fisher Communications, in Seattle,
listen to individual
audio channels to
check the quality
the live broadcast.
They can also
presence of vital
metadata, such as
the Nielsen NAVE
II Watermark, and
Digital Nirvana’s Monitor IQ Essentials 3.0
WA, which operates 13 full power
embedded in the transport stream,
and seven low power television
as well as loudness levels now
stations across the US.
regulated by the US CALM Act.
To verify regulatory compliance
With its web-based access and
or diagnose technical issues on
intuitive search tools, Monitor IQ
the recorded air-checks, Monitor
ensures that any desired video
IQ lets station engineers and
segment will be readily accessible.
operators watch HD video and
Telenor Satellite Chooses Thomson’s ViBE
elenor Satellite Broadcasting
(TSBc) has chosen the Thomson
Video Networks’ ViBE VS7000
multi-screen video platform to
deliver streaming services for its
key broadcast clients.
“With the introduction of the ViBE
VS7000 multi-screen transcoding
platform, Thomson Video Networks
has delivered a very interesting
new product,” said Torkel Aamodt
Thoresen, Chief Technologist
(broadcast), Telenor Satellite
Broadcasting. “In our operation,
the VS7000 produces excellent
picture quality while at the same
time offering critical functions
such as blackout management,
service monitoring, and flexible
Christophe Delahousse, President,
Thomson Video Networks added:
“TSBc has shown an on-going
commitment to innovate and push
the boundaries with technology,
and that’s been a large factor as
the company has established its
leadership position in the Nordic
region, Central Europe, and the
Middle East. We are proud to be
a trusted technology partner in
Fitting into TSBc’s extensive
system architecture, the Thomson
Video Networks ViBE VS7000
handles 26 services, each formatted,
compressed, and ready for multiscreen delivery.
The ViBE VS7000, with its
integrated management and
redundancy system, offers a flexible
solution for service expansion.
TSBc benefited from this flexibility
when its service lineup nearly
doubled during the installation
phase due to high demand from
Thomson Video Networks’ ViBE
VS7000 multi-screen video platform
1000 Apps Mark
SWE: Accedo, a global market
enabler of TV application
solutions, has deployed more
than 1000 TV apps worldwide.
Accedo has received a number
of prestigious awards for its
application solutions and business
acumen in 2012, including the
Connected TV Awards Outstanding
Technology Innovation, and the
Deloitte Technology Fast 50.
The company claim to have
developed more TV apps for more
platforms than any other provider.
Customers include telecom
operators, consumer electronics
manufacturers, content providers,
and non-profit organisations.
E-CHO Deploys On
CZE: nangu.TV, the pioneering
media platform provider for
IPTV and OTT services, has
teamed with Polish ISP E-CHO.
E-CHO has purchased nangu.
TV’s Media Platform to provide
an IPTV system over a managed
network that allows customers
to connect via their set-top box.
Services available to local
subscribers include linear and
non-linear features such as VoD.
nangu.TV’s platform provides
customers with a flexible white label
service that eliminates the need for
investment in back-end infrastructure.
BEL: AV STUMPFL will further
rely on DELTACAST by integrating
their VideoMasterHD OEM SDK
for all DELTACAST video IO cards.
AV STUMPFL COO Fred Neulinger:
“We’ve had good experience
with the comprehensive portfolio
of DELTACAST’s SDI and DVI
cards we used.”
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