In Broadcast - February 2014 - 16
I N T E R N A T I O N A L
WWW.INBROADCAST.COM | ISSUE 28 - FEBRUARY 2014
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Etere Drives ABN Channels
tere has delivered a second
channel based on a full Media
Enterprise Resources Planning
(MERP) solution for the Asian
Broadcasting Network (ABN).
ABN has conﬁrmed Etere as the
core system for the management of
its digital cable television offerings
which now includes a new channel.
The implementation of a second
channel comes as a result of
the success of the ﬁrst channel,
where the MERP approach has
demonstrated to be the best ABN
could have in terms of speed
With Etere MERP, ABN has been
provided with fast, efﬁcient and
ﬂexible workﬂows that ensure a
high level of performance while
maintaining a low cost of ownership.
ABN's facility has been designed
relying on a full MERP solution
formed by a wide set of tightly
integrated products ready to
fit its needs.
to allow remote users to access
ETERE through a secure web portal
powered with Air Sales functions
as well as tapeless reception of
Etere Media Asset Management
takes care of the entire media
lifecycle providing Etere Quality
Check for a file-based QC.
Yes Go With Viaccess-Orca COMPASS
sraeli satellite provider yes is using
the Viaccess-Orca COMPASS
platform to support its new yes
Go TV everywhere service.
Through COMPASS, yes Go will
recommend content to viewers
based on their personal tastes and
The service will be the first
multiscreen TV offering in Israel,
yes Go TV everywhere
delivering personalised video
streams to TVs, PCs, tablets,
yes Go will deliver more than 50
live TV channels and thousands of
hours of VOD content to subscribers
- anywhere, anytime, and on any
device - transforming the pay-TV
scene in Israel. During the launch
period, the yes Go service will be
provided free to
of yes VOD and
without VOD it will
be available for
S e v e r a l
C O M PA S S
been implemented in yes Go,
including an advanced semantic
engine, a collaborative filtering
engine, an operator promotions
engine, and a most popular engine.
The engines are embedded
throughout the UI, enabling
yes to understand subscriber
preferences and create a truly
By reducing the time it takes to
ﬁnd desirable content, COMPASS
drives subscribers' engagement.
yes Go subscribers will receive
real-time recommendations and
updates of popular and interesting
content being aired live, both from
the electronic programme guide
(EPG) and from VOD.
yes Go can easily manage
Creative vision, technical expertise & strong project
management to help media organisations adapt & succeed.
Define. Design. Deliver.
GBR: A partnership between
enterprise IPTV specialist Exterity
and systems integrator Hambisana
will offer flexible IPTV offering
throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
The joint offering includes IntuiTV,
an IPTV and VOD architecture, and
DigiLant, a DVB monitoring suite.
This conﬁgurable software-based
solution comprises a Mosaic, DVB
Monitoring, TR 101-290, Advertising
Monitoring, EPG and Loudness.
The solutions are based on the
Exterity AvediaStream range.
On Metus MAM
ABN's Master Control Room
ABN manages its programmes
and promo scheduling through Etere
BMS and Etere Promo, with trafﬁc
activities from booking to billing
performed by Etere Air Sales. All
those functions are extended to the
As a key service, an EtereWeb
server has been implemented
ITA: Juventus FC is managing its
video archive with Metus MAM.
With the help of the MAM Web
Client, the archive is accessible for
the video department and all training
staff from anywhere, anytime.
Coaches are able to utilise video
rough cuts, custom metadata and the
search features to enable analysis.
Juventus gets footage from many
sources: broadcasts, web feeds
and archives - making Metus MAM
a skilful assistant.
HD-SDI Over IP
USA: FOX Networks Engineering
and Operations (FOX NE&O) and
Nevion have demonstrated a proof
of concept for frame-accurate
switching of live uncompressed
Nevion's VS902 multi-format
contribution codec for IP/
Ethernet networks was used to
encapsulate two uncompressed
IP streams using SMPTE 2022-6.
VS902 can encapsulate up to two
HD-SDI feeds over a 1Gb Ethernet
network using JPEG 2000 or four
uncompressed HD-SDI feeds over
a 10Gb Ethernet link.