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www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 6 - Issue 6 | June 2016

InMedia

Broadcast Management
IT Solutions
Contributing Editor David Kirk looks at the latest
developments in IT-based solutions for broadcast
system management and content delivery...

T

he transition from dedicated
broadcast hardware to generic
computer platforms running equally
dedicated software has been the
main factor both in reducing the cost
of broadcast infrastructure in recent
decades. It has also increased the
day-to-day efficiency of practically
everyone working in the industry. This
article concentrates mainly on software
but acknowledges that some suppliers
still prefer to deliver the platform as
part of the deal.
Anevia has introduced its latest
Flamingo head-end for live television
and video on demand. Based on
standard servers, the new version
is designed to be highly scalable
and configurable to new market
requirements such as new video
formats or rights management
protocols. It is offered with one of two
new chassis: the D4, a compact version
(2U), and the D11, a high-capacity
version (3U). Both of these chassis
include redundant power supplies and
optional storage capacity to enable
new video services such as timeshifting
and replay. The chassis can
accommodate new high-density tuner
modules for receiving satellite signals,
DTT and cable channels, together
with new encoding HDMI modules.
New DVB-C output modules are also
available to deliver these channels on
coaxial networks with higher density
and greater granularity.

Arvato System's
VPMS software

Arvato System's VPMS EventLogger
software enables rapid logging and
keyword tagging of live events. The
VPMS Review & Approval app makes
it possible to add comments and mark
up material on mobile devices while
the material is available in VPMS.
Log sheets and events are stored as
VPMS data to allow easy searching.
The HiRes Player allows journalists
to review, edit and log material while
they are still in the field. Information
from the software is uploaded together
with the video into VPMS or exported
as XML/Excel.
Axel Technology's DML digital
media logger records audio and
video content and stores this on hard
disk. Recordings are normally held
for however long is required by the
local legislator. Oldest recordings
are overwritten by the newest ones
automatically. Video compression/
quality vary according to the archive

Anevias' Flamingo family cater for live and VoD systems

Octopus
Asian interface

space and the logging period chosen.
Content is accessible from the DML as
well as from any networked computer.
DML Player software allows content
to be edited and downloaded to
external media. DML files are standard
Windows multimedia files which
can also be played on any ordinary
multimedia player. System alarms can
be issued via email or SMS.
BroadView produces PC-based
modular software that combines
programme acquisition, scheduling,
traffic, ad management, reporting,
and automation management. It
can be scaled to manage single or
multi-station operation. Traffic and
scheduling departments can share
information and work concurrently.
Network capabilities allow users to
access the system over company LANs,
WANs and public internet. Built-in
reports and integration tools meet
regulatory demands. Information can
be output to master control rooms,
websites and TV guide generators.
Dimetis' Boss Link Manager
dynamically configures, schedules,
monitors and controls video/audio/
data connections across transmission
networks of all types. Features include
real-time status display of all relevant
network elements plus graphical
monitoring and fault management.
iStreamPlanet's Atlas DRM cloud
service allows customers to deliver
programmes to millions of users on a
number of various playback devices.
It performs content encoding and
security for live streaming and video

on demand services, in conjunction
with iStreamPlanet's Aventus media
processing platform. Atlas DRM can
be scaled to handle large numbers
of concurrent users for high-demand
content without the need to purchase
additional local-site hardware. It
supports DRM technologies such as
Apple FairPlay, Microsoft PlayReady,
Adobe Primetime, and Google
Widevine.
Marquis Broadcast has announced
a collaboration with NewTek to enable
automated ingest to Avid. Marquis
Medway
workflow
automation,
which
integrates
media
and
metadata with a range of broadcast
content applications, now supports
NewTek's TriCaster multi-camera
video production system to provide
broadcasters and content creators
with ingest to edit workflow. Content
can now be transferred automatically
from TriCaster to Avid via Medway
while the source is still in record.
To achieve this, Medway has been
expanded to create an additional
'server' type for the TriCaster. The
NewTek API is used to browse for clips
and to manage the transfer of media,
creating the Avid essence as MXF
OP atoms. The workflow will support
both Interplay PAM and non-Interplay
based Avid systems. Interplay PAM
systems allow Medway to check-in
clips automatically at the start of the
transfer and allow the support for editduring-capture on the growing file.
Octopus Newsroom's Octopus 8
gives administrators the ability to
assign users to create content for
social media. Tweets and Facebook
posts are treated like any other news
story with team managers able to
assign and share tasks, and to approve
posts before they go live. Journalists
can now follow Twitter trends and
track topics of particular interest to
them across the social network


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