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TGN Transforms Workflow
With Harmonic Systems
T

h a i T V G lo b a l N e t wo r k
(TGN), Thailand’s satellite TV
broadcasting centre, has chosen
Harmonic production and playout
solutions.
TGN has built a workflow, from
acquisition to transmission, on a
Harmonic media storage, asset
management and playout server
platform along with an MXFserver
production management system
from FilmPartners.
“By implementing tightly integrated
solutions from Harmonic and
FilmPartners, we have created a
highly efficient collaborative editing
environment with content stored at
the centre of the workflow,” said
Col Sarawut Karbdecho, Director
at Thai TV Global Network.
TGN has installed Harmonic
Spectrum MediaCenter media
servers, the Harmonic MediaGrid

Harmonic Spectrum MediaCenter media servers drive TGN workflow

3000 shared storage system, the
Media Application Server (MAS)
asset management platform with
ProXplore, and the ProDrive media
server controller software. “In dayto-day operations, this powerful
pairing enables us to produce and
deliver content with much greater
speed and flexibility.”
Used as an ingest server, the
MediaCenter records VTR feeds
under the control of ProDrive, which
allows operators to capture content.
As feeds are recorded, the Harmonic
ProXplore launches the transfer of

files over to the MediaGrid 3000
shared storage system.
MXFserver enables file and
project sharing across Avid editors.
The FilmPartners system makes
it easy for editors, graphic artists,
producers, and other users to find
the materials.
ProXplore automatically
transfers finished project files
to a second MediaCenter server
dedicated to playout.
ProDrive software allows TGN
staff to create scheduled playlists.

Ideal Systems Installs Mediaproxy System

HTV Upgrades
ETERE Systems
VIE: Ho Chi Minh City TV (HTV) has
upgraded its ETERE MERP system.
HTV’s LTO Petasite library migrates
to LTO5 and upgrades to 500 slots
to accommodate the video files that
HTV produced during recent years.
A new disk archive has been
added based on Harmonic
MediaGrid. During the upgrade
ETERE 23 was installed to get
the enhanced performance
provided by the latest software.
ETERE claims that the new data
movers deliver a 30% performance
boost and the upgraded transcoding
performs 20% faster.

Snell Focuses On
India / Middle East
GBR: Amit Daftary has been
appointed to head up Snell’s
operations in the Middle
East and South Asia (MESA).
“Amit’s strong commercial
experience and industry skills will be
valuable to the Snell team in driving
further growth in the MESA region,
and particularly in India, Sri Lanka,
and the Arabian Gulf,” said Naresh
Subherwal, President, Asia-Pacific
and Middle East, at Snell.

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deal Systems has recently
completed the fi rst installation
in Singapore of Mediaproxy’s
Lo gS e r ve r ASI sys te m, at
GlobeCast Asia.
Ideal Systems provided a next
generation solution for broadcast
compliance logging and monitoring
for GlobeCast’s multichannel
playout facility in Singapore.
The platform provides recording
and live monitoring of video and
audio channels and real-time
data sources. Using LogServer,
recorded content may be reviewed
and managed long after the
event for legal and commercial
compliance requirements and
competitive analysis.
The scalable LogServer deployed

at GlobeCast Asia uses cutting-edge
Web interfaces. The solution records
media across multiple channels as
the content is broadcast, containing
all essential metadata including
multiple language tracks as well as
decoding and exact positioning of
DVB Subtitling, an important feature
in Southeast Asia.
LogServer ASI allows for ingest
of these signals in their multiplexed
transport formats (MPTS). Program
streams and associated substreams will be automatically or
selectively recorded in both proxy
and native MPEG formats.
In comparison to traditional
baseband solutions, LogServer
ASI offers recording of actual
transmission data providing a true

representation of transmissions for
regulatory requirements.
Mediaproxy has partnered with
Ideal Systems over the last eight
years for deployments that include
companies like TVB and Phoenix
in Hong Kong; NextMedia, DaaiTV,
and GoodTV in Taiwan; Grammy in
Thailand; and TATASky, CNBC, and
Century Communications in India.

GlobeCast Asia has deployed
Mediaproxy’s LogServer ASI system

PacTV Utilises
FOR-A FRC
USA: Pacific Television Center
(PacTV) is relying on three
FOR-A UFM-30FRC HD/
SD frame rate converters.
The units have been up/down/
cross converting formats to
transmit feeds around the world.
“The UFM-30FRC offers motion
compensation that rivals that of topof-the-line converters while being
very affordable,” said Jakob Nielsen,
PacTV’s Projects Coordinator.
PacTV has utilised FOR-A’s UFM30FRC for numerous international
sports broadcasts.

A Powerful Matrix Intercom Can
Transform Hundreds Of Productions
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the difference in your productions with the robust Eclipse HX digital matrix intercoms – systems
distinguished by ultra-fast system performance, simple user controls, and high system capacity.
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trucks where space is limited or throughout a multi-level studio facility. This infrastructure permits
shorter cable runs and puts broadcasters closer to their intercoms.
The intercom you use does matter. Go above and beyond in your productions with the Eclipse HX.
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In Broadcast - June 2013
Contents
InNews: Rogers Opts for Quantel at City Montreal
InNews: Vizrt and Mosart Enter Newsroom Partnership
InForm: Istreamplanet Live-Video Workflow
InReply: BSI Wireless Camera Captures the Action
InFocus: Sound Devices Pix 240 Sprints Ahead
InView: Bradley Engineering Focuses on Remote Camera Control Systems
InView: Government Tax Breaks: The Devil Is in the Detail
InMedia: In Demand Uses Aja to Create Promotional Content
InMedia: Ihse Draco Kvm-Matrix Switchers Support Broadcast It Workflow
InMedia: Media Production - the Next Generation
In Broadcast - June 2013 - Intro
In Broadcast - June 2013 - In Broadcast - June 2013
In Broadcast - June 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - June 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - June 2013 - InNews: Rogers Opts for Quantel at City Montreal
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InNews: Vizrt and Mosart Enter Newsroom Partnership
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InForm: Istreamplanet Live-Video Workflow
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InReply: BSI Wireless Camera Captures the Action
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InFocus: Sound Devices Pix 240 Sprints Ahead
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InView: Bradley Engineering Focuses on Remote Camera Control Systems
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InView: Government Tax Breaks: The Devil Is in the Detail
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InMedia: In Demand Uses Aja to Create Promotional Content
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InMedia: Ihse Draco Kvm-Matrix Switchers Support Broadcast It Workflow
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In Broadcast - June 2013 - InMedia: Media Production - the Next Generation
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