In Broadcast - October 2013 - 4
WWW.INBROADCAST.COM | ISSUE 24 - OCTOBER 2013
Fox Turkey Upgrades GV Systems
ox Turkey is upgrading its
existing production and playout
system to include a new selection
of Grass Valley technologies
that will enable edit-in-place
capabilities, enhance the delivery
of high-quality HD content, and
improve production workfl ows.
“Having worked with Grass
Valley for almost a year with
their existing K2 SAN system,
we fully understand the value of
the company’s innovative range
of solutions and applications as
well as its extensive experience
and unrivalled quality of service,”
said Necip Kircin, Chief Technology
Offi cer, Fox Turkey.
The upgrade will include GV
STRATUS nonlinear media
production tools that will control
playout to the daily production
the addition of
Summit 3G standalone playout
servers to offer greater internal
storage and enhance the delivery
of material to the production studio
FRA: Globecast is providing services
to NHK WORLD, delivering the
channel via satellite to new audiences
in Central and Western Africa.
NHK WORLD, the international
broadcast channel of Japanese
national public broadcaster NHK,
launched as part of Canalsat, a
package of more than 130 channels,
radio stations, and services
operated by CANAL+ Afrique.
Carried as part of the Canalsat
Afrique DTH schedule, NHK WORLD
is being offered free-to-air for these
new African audiences.
Fox Turkey's Grass Valley system
for daily news output, a new RMIIngest
station for the ingest of P2
based material, and an expansion
of the production network.
This upgrade will also include
enhancing Fox Turkey’s preexisting
K2 SAN system in order to
double its capacity and bandwidth
capabilities. The addition of two
K2 Summit 3G Media Clients will
connect to the K2 SAN system to
support eight more bidirectional
SDI-I/O channels for the ingest of
HD and SD material.
Fox Turkey will add two extra
EDIUS editing workstations
(connected to the K2 SAN as SAN
clients), which will seamlessly
integrate with other Grass Valley
hardware and software.
PERFORM Chooses Dalet Sports Factory
por ts media
PERFORM has selected Dalet
Sports Factory as the end-toend
production and media asset
management platform for
company’s multimedia sports
multimedia sports content across
Internet-enabled digital platforms,
driving revenues through a mix of
content distribution, advertising
and sponsorship, and developing
“The Dalet MAM will allow us to
have edit tools and access to media
at every desk. Production teams will
be able to work more collaboratively
to create and distribute content
more quickly and efficiently –
whether it comes from a live event,
our global newsgathering, or our
production library,” said Howard
Kitto, CTO, PERFORM.
Dalet Sports Factory drives
Dalet Sports Factory is an open
system and provides seamless
NED: Nevion is enabling the EBU
to provide the highest quality media
transport for major broadcast events.
The EBU is using Nevion solutions
to provide real-time contribution for
worldwide transmissions of major
sporting events and long-term
sports league commitments, as well
as general contribution services.
These solutions enable the
EBU to maintain superior video
quality within a complex network
infrastructure and play a key role
in helping it to provide continuous
levels of service to its customers.
integrations with broadcast and
IT systems, including industrystandard
PERFORM will use the Dalet
Xtend module to easily exchange
media and metadata (including
assets) between the Dalet MAM
and NLE systems.
In addition to the three Dalet
Brio 4 x 1 servers for ingest, other
core system components include
NetApp storage, Xendata HSM
Management Software, Harmonic
ProMedia Carbon converters,
integration with a Qualstar Tape
Library as well as integration
that pushes content directly to
the PERFORM CMS.
NED: Civolution’s SyncNow has
lifted ‘Best TA M Product of the
TV Awards ceremony at IBC.
“We are delighted to have
received this ConnectedWorld.
TV award for our automatic
measurement solution,” said
Civolution CEO Alex Terpstra.
SyncNow is Civolution’s content
identifi cation platform and real-time
advertisement recognition solution.