In Broadcast - August 2014 - 8


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InNEWS

High Praise
For GatesAir

Broadcast Pix At Core
Of 'Video Call Center'
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roadcast Pix inte grate d
production switchers are being
used with the new Video Call
Center (VCC) automated production
solution to bring the caller-based
talk radio show format to television.
By utilising Broadcast Pix's API
and file-based macros, the VCC
system essentially creates a videodriven version of talk radio using
Web-based video sources.
A 45-year television veteran, Tom
Wolzien and his team have been
testing the VCC system by producing
'TalkCenterAmerica,' a series of call-in
shows covering a variety of topics.
"VCC is right at the intersection
of social and mass media, TV and
the Web," said Wolzien. "What's

unique is that the system doesn't
just handle a single IP video call,
but it's designed to handle multiple
video calls simultaneously, each
with the power of its own computer
- essential for any live caller-based
TV programme."
With VCC, the on-camera host
produces the call-in show without
a traditional control room.
Using Skype and similar
technologies on various devices,
multiple Web video callers can
connect to the show.
Viewers can see the callers and
whatever the callers want to show.
Proprietary CAT Caller Acquisition
Software assists screeners with
incoming calls, audio metering,

Veteran reporter Diane Dimond
hosting 'TalkCenterAmerica

video cropping and conversion, and
return video.
A patented Text Overlay
superimposes caller names and
locations over the caller's picture at
the screener's position and remains
on-screen when the caller is added
to the live production.

dB Broadcast Selects
Snell ICE & Morpheus
8

Phoenix TV Opts For
Lawo Consoles

Moldovian News
Runs On Octopus

GBR: dB Broadcast is continuing
its working relationship with Snell
for a new multi-channel TV playout
platform solution being built in the UK.
"We are delighted to be undertaking
another playout project in the UK and
working in partnership with one of the
industry's leading vendors," said Tom
Swan, Sales and Marketing Director
at dB Broadcast.
dB's turnkey proposal included
Snell Morpheus automation and
ICE/ICE LE devices for the linear
ingest operation and playout servers,
incorporating on-air graphics and
presentation mixing.
The solution includes external
Network Attached Storage and
a complete Broadcast Network
infrastructure.
Morpheus automation enables
playout of 100 channels, while CiaB
ICE supports both SD and HD.

CHI: Hong Kong-based Phoenix
TV has selected Lawo consoles
for their brand-new Beijing studio.
Phoenix TV covers news, reports
and entertainment programmes
for more than 100 million Chinese
speaking people worldwide.
The facilities in Beijing comprise
also a 600 m² studio with a
control room fitted with a Lawo
mc²56 console.
Two further sapphire mixing
consoles are installed for the
Phoenix TV news channel.
The state-owned but privately
run Chinese company serves one
channel with recorded shows and
talk rounds, the information channel
provides news and reports on
culture and religious issues.
Lawo products include routers,
video processing tools and IP-based
video and audio transport solutions.

CZE: Moldova's Prime TV has
installed an Octopus newsroom
system to centralise and manage
its news operations.
With the purchase of 150 licenses,
the broadcaster's reporters and
journalists will now produce news
for PublikaTV, PrimeTV, Canal3
and Canal2 channels using the
Octopus7 newsroom.
Previously each channel ran its
own newsdesk, making the sharing
of stories, collaboration between
journalists and management of
reporters difficult.
To make news production more
efficient and consistent across the
channels, Prime TV embarked on
a major modernisation programme.
The integration project was
undertaken by Broadcast Systems
International and involved the
transition to a new facility in Chisinau.

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USA: A religious broadcaster
has praised GatesAir for its
agility and responsiveness
i n e m e rg e n c y s i t u a t i o n s .
Midwestern US broadcaster
Praise Network has successfully
transitioned its over-the-air
operations to GatesAir Flexiva FM
transmitters at KPRD-FM and KGCRFM in Hays and Brewster, Kansas.
The installations followed onair emergencies that amplified the
broadcaster's need to modernise
its transmission facilities.
The move sets the religious
broadcaster on the path toward a
network-wide, solid-state transmitter
upgrade of its 10 stations.

ViBE CP6000
Expands Support
FRA: Thomson Video Networks'
ViBE CP6000 platform now offers
advanced capabilities for video
transmission over unmanaged
networks, including the open Internet.
By enabling cloud-friendly
deployments for contribution and
primary distribution, Thomson
say that the ViBE CP6000 now
provides an all-encompassing media
infrastructure that supports multiple
codecs, multiple networks, and
multiple devices for ground-to-cloud
and ground-to-ground video delivery.

Ka2Go Gains
Eutelsat Approval
GER: ND SatCom has received type
approval for its Ka2Go-Terminal
for Eutelsat Broadband Services.
Ka2Go-Terminal was noted as
the system with the most accurate
pointing among of all type approved
Ka -band auto-deploy systems so far.
According to the Eutelsat
handbook, the Ka2Go-Terminal had
a pointing error of less than or equal
to 0.2 degrees.


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