In Broadcast - February 2018 - 20
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 2 | February 2018
NHK Outlines Five
JPN: NHK Japan's three-year
corporate plan has set out its
core values in its aims as a public
service media provider.
These include provision of
information" and the creation
experiences". The plan cites five
objectives to fulfil this mission:
Continue to evolve as a public
service media provider; Contribute
to local communities; Look to the
future; Maintain the understanding
of viewers; Strive to promote
creativity, efficiency, and trust.
SIN: Households in Singapore
have another year to switch over
to digital TV. The Infocomm Media
Development Authority (IMDA)
has extended the deadline on
the shutdown of analogue TV
broadcasts to Dec 31, 2018. The
IMDA said Mediacorp will continue
to broadcast in both analogue
and digital TV. The authority is
considering enhancements to the
Digital TV Assistance Scheme to
help more Singaporean households
living in Housing and Development
Board flats with the switchover.
Look and App
AUS: SBS has brought its news
platforms together under the SBS
The relaunched SBS News will
provide greater depth across its
broadcast and digital platforms,
underscored by a bold, new look.
The updated SBS News App release
gives improved access to both the
latest Australian stories and those
from around the world.
SBS News now spans SBS World
News, Insight, Dateline, The Feed,
Small Business Secrets, and its
MYS: The 2018 ABU Digital
Broadcasting Symposium will take
place at the Royale Chulan Kuala
Lumpur on March 5 to 8.
The four-day event includes an
industry exhibition, and focused
workshops which are scheduled
as follows: March 5 - Workshop;
March 6 to 8 - Exhibition,
Conference & Workshops.
The 2018 event will be the 14th
annual symposium organised
under the auspices of the AsiaPacific Broadcasting Union.
for more details.
Tata Sky Expands
rdeto has expanded its long-term
security partnership with Tata Sky.
Tata Sky will implement Irdeto
Cloaked CA and Middleware to deliver
an improved customer experience
while ensuring that its valuable
content remains secure.
In addition, Tata Sky recently
selected Irdeto to enhance its end-toend solution for OTT services. Irdeto's
OTT solutions simplify the operations
and workflow of supporting multiple
"At Tata Sky, we are committed to
providing our customers with the most
innovative video services
across satellite and online
platforms in India," said
Harit Nagpal, MD & CEO,
"To provide consumers
with greater choice and
convenience, we need a security
partner that gives us the freedom to
innovate without fear. In Irdeto, we are
working with a strong security partner
with a forward-looking approach and
future-proof solutions. This enables us
to continue innovating our solutions
and services while giving us the peace
Irdeto and Tata Sky toast the deal
of mind that our content is secure."
Irdeto Cloaked CA, the mostly widely
deployed software CA in pay TV
globally, and Irdeto Middleware will
provide Tata Sky with the flexibility to
easily evolve their service and business
models to meet changing demands.
HKJC Chooses Riedel's Bolero
he Hong Kong Jockey
Club (HKJC) has chosen
Bolero wireless intercom
system to streamline
communications for its
Bolero is seamlessly
integrated with Riedel's
two separate HKJC race
courses and in the HKJC
studio located in Sha Tin.
Roving camera with
essential for our live TV
productions of horse
races. Our production
crews located all around
the race courses have
to be able to count
on clear, stable, and
from the TV studio,"
said Yeung Shui Kin,
Services Manager at
the Hong Kong Jockey
Club. "After just two
weeks of operation, the
performance of Bolero
has more than met our expectations by
delivering outstanding sound quality
from any point on our race courses.
Also, Bolero's integration with our
Artist frame is a huge plus."
Founded in 1884, HKJC provides
horse racing, sporting, and betting
on horse racing and overseas football
HKJC has initially purchased 12
Bolero backpacks, with plans to add
more in 2018, for communications
links between its TV studio in the Sha
Tin district and its Happy Valley and
Sha Tin race courses.
The Bolero systems first went into
service for international races in early
Seagate Teams Up With Industry-Leading Partners
t CES 2018, Seagate Technology
announced a range of new
products designed to equip the world's
increasingly mobile professionals with
solutions that help solve key challenges
they face when creating, processing
and accessing data on-the-go.
Videographers who want to capture
footage in the field can now streamline
their on-set workflow thanks to
the second product offering from
Seagate's strategic partnership with
The new LaCie DJI Copilot enables
drone users to quickly ingest and
review their content by allowing
playback, copy and management
of drone footage from their mobile
device without the hassle of leaving
the field or booting up a computer.
Users can quickly connect and
reference the built-in screen to initiate
direct file transfer from
an SD card to LaCie DJI
Copilot - without the need
of a laptop or a mobile
network. The Copilot BOSS
(Back-up On-Set Solution)
app by LaCie allows users
to playback video in full
resolution as well as
manage and organise files
with their mobile phone or
tablet, and a built-in power
bank recharges the mobile devices.
With 2TB of storage, the LaCie DJI
Copilot enables users to easily store up
to 65 hours of 4K 30fps video footage
and 20K+ RAW photos.
LaCie DJI Copilot