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Integrated Content Solution
From Visual Unity And du
U

AE integrated telecom service
provider du and Visual Unity
have signed a strategic partnership
agreement in order to extend to a
wider broadcast industry customer
base in the UAE.
du’s current and new broadcast
customers can look to the telecom
as a single provider offering an endto-end content delivery platform.
With Visual Unity’s broadcast system
integration and multiscreen solution,
du customers will now have further
visibility and control of their end-toend content delivery flow.
Farid Faraidooni, Chief
Commercial officer, du, said: “While
we are emphasising our position
as a satellite service provider, we
are undertaking several initiatives
to address the complete set of
functionalities required by our
broadcast customers, by taking
away the heavy lifting and investment
to fit content to multiple devices.

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broadcasters’ content over the
web through a secure cloud-based
delivery network.
Gabriel Dusil, VP Marketing
and Corporate Strategy, Visual
Unity, said: “Through this strategic
partnership with du, we are able to
extend our existing turnkey systems
and solutions to a wider number
of customers across the Middle
East region.”

L-S-B Broadcast Technologies Show VSM
L

-S-B Broadcast Technologies
showcased the company’s Virtual
Studio Manager (VSM) product and
the focus of the booth presentation
was its ‘Boxing’ functionality.
In addition a number of the user
interface possibilities were on show

Virtual Studio Manager – simplifying
studio set-ups

including both touch screen and
hardware panels and additional
features such as Unicode support
and RFID tag functions.
The presentation highlighted
various key VSM features such
as Boxing, Touch, Unicode
and RFID tags:
Boxing – provides the logical
framework to dynamically save and
store multiple device set-ups and
then transfer the complete settings
to another production area or studio
with a single button push;
Touch – the complete video, audio
and intercom workflow can be
controlled and processed via tablets.
Modern workflows must be flexible

UAE: Sharjah Media Corporation
(SMC) has deployed multiple
Pebble Beach Systems Dolphin
integrated channel devices for its
Sharqiya from Kalba TV installation.
The first channel to broadcast
from this area of the Emirate,
the brand new installation will
feature a Pebble Beach Systems
Neptune automation system
controlling four Dolphin devices.
Two of the devices will provide
main and backup systems for
playout, whilst the remaining two
act as disaster recovery for the main
Sharjah facility.

Snell Establishes
Middle East Base

Visual Unity’s vuMedia version 2

This will allow them to concentrate
on their core business – content.
Our partnership with Visual Unity is
a proof of this commitment.”
du is one of the largest satellite
service providers in the region,
currently serving over 270 channels
and more than 60 broadcasters.
The company successfully
launched its CDN offering in
2011 to deliver Middle Eastern

SMC Kalba TV
Deploys Dolphin

and cost-effective. VSM caters for
these demands on standard touch
screens or tablets that can be
integrated into the production and
studio environments;
Unicode – Arabic characters can
be shown on all displays, modules
and hardware that support the
Unicode standard;
RFID tags – RFID tags can be used
to call up individual user interfaces
saved beforehand and the user has
the opportunity to define access
authorisations to a panel.
L-S-B Broadcast Technologies
VSM is an IP-based control system
that can streamline and simplify
operational workflows.

UAE/UK: Snell has created
a n o ff i c e i n D u b a i a n d
appointed Dipesh Makwana
as Technical Sales Manager.
Makwana will provide pre-sales
support for the entire Snell product
range to customers throughout the
region. He will report directly to
Naresh Subherwal, President, Asia
Pacific and Middle East for Snell.
Prior to joining Snell, Makwana
was sports products specialist at
Orad Hi-Tec Systems, providing
project management and systems
integration for sports productionrelated workflows.

ETL Systems
MENA Success
UAE: Two new innovative
products designed by ETL were
exhibited for the first time in Dubai.
ETL Systems, is continuing
to expand its range of RF
products into the Middle East.
Projects were agreed with Doha
headquartered global broadcaster
Al Jazeera, also BSkyB owned Sky
News Arabia and North Africa pay TV
channel Orbit Showtime Network.


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InNEWS: Chyron to Merge With Hego Group
InNEWS: Studiovision Lebanon HD OB Truck
InPREVIEW: Nab Show 2013 Keynote Address: Disruptive Media
InREPLY: Harmonic Answers on MPEG DASH
InGEAR: Camp Digital Hits the Road
InVIEW: Hyper-Local TV Channels
InMEDIA: Digital Nirvana’s Cloud Based Anystream IQ
InMEDIA: Keeping One Step Ahead With on Demand Video Streaming Technology
InMEDIA: Understanding Media Asset Management
InTEST: Oversight via Monitoring & Logging
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In Broadcast - April 2013 - InREPLY: Harmonic Answers on MPEG DASH
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In Broadcast - April 2013 - InGEAR: Camp Digital Hits the Road
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