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Life TV Asia Deploys
PlayBox Neo CIAB

P

hilippines-based Life TV Asia has
selected PlayBox Neo's Channelin-a-Box as the core of its broadcast
playout system.
The new installation forms the core
of an infrastructure upgrade designed
to maximise the station's operating
efficiency.
"We have invested in two PlayBox
Neo 1U Dual Xeon Channel-in-a-Box
servers to provide full transmitting
via terrestrial digital, direct-to-home
satellite and cable," said Rexor B
Garcia, Life TV Asia Station Engineer.
"They provide the full channel
branding, broadcast playout and social
media playout capabilities we need to

PlayBox Neo runs Life TV Asia playout

transmit live and scheduled content in
standard definition and high definition.
It is a great system, integrating easily
with our existing equipment and giving
us the freedom to expand our facilities
easily if or when needed to support
additional channels."
"Life TV Asia chose us as its

technical partner for this project,"
said Loreto Dela Cruz Jr., CEO at 8BTSI
Corporation.
"We
recommended
PlayBox
Neo's
Channel-in-a-Box
system as an industry-proven solution
powering many highly successful
television channels around the globe."
He said that the installed system
incorporates TitleBox Neo graphics and
text management, and SocialMediaBox
Neo which provides a complete toolset
for coordinating comments from
multiple social networking feeds.
SocialMediaBox Neo may also be
used on live television shows which
produce auxiliary-screen pages for
viewer feedback.

Australian DVB-T2 Trial Concludes

D

VB-T2 trials in Australia have
concluded and the preliminary
results have been presented during
the Media Entertainment Technology
(SMPTE) conference recently held in
Sydney.
Free TV, TX Australia and Broadcast
Australia used ENENSYS' T2 Gateway
and Teamcast Twister II modulator
for the recent trials of DVB-T2 in
Queensland, originating from the
TX Australia managed Gold Coast
transmission site at Mount Tamborine
and the TXA Brisbane transmission site
at Mount Coot-tha.
The trial assessed the performance
of DVB-T2 transmission modes in the
Australian environment, utilising the
UHF band for transmissions in both

MFN and SFN configurations. DVB-T2
is being considered as a second
generation DTT technology to replace
the current DVB-T standard currently
used for Australian terrestrial
television service delivery.
When combined with new video
compression technologies (HEVC),
DVB-T2 enables broadcasters to
deliver significant improvements in
picture quality such as High Dynamic
Range (HDR) picture quality.
Roger Bunch, Free TV's Director
of Engineering, said: "We have

Zixi Appoints Digibase
Z

ixi has appointed Seoul-based
Digibase as its authorised reseller
in Korea.
The company serves customers in
a wide variety of sectors including
broadcasters, banks, enterprises and
government agencies.
Digibase is the regional partner
of AWS Elemental, and prominent
clients in the media industry include
SKBroadband, Olleh KT, POOQ, Tving,
KBS, MBC, JTBC, KT Skylife and Riot
Games.
"Korea has an excellent public
network infrastructure, so it is an
absolute requirement for media

Digibase is a specialist Korean supplier

organisations to provide high bitrate,
high quality content. We believe
Zixi is the optimal solution for this
most demanding environment," said
Sunghwa Bang, Director, Digibase.
"We have found it to be very stable
in the public network environment,

appreciated the extensive support
received from ENENSYS towards
achieving our objectives. These trials
have permitted us to trigger wide
technical interest towards establishing
guidance for implementing the DVB-T2
system and methods for evaluation of
their quality of service performance
requirements."
The Queensland tests followed trials
in the Sydney area in 2018.
This utilised an ENENSYS T2Gateway
to feed an existing upgraded UHF
transmitter.
with much lower latency than other
solutions.
"In addition, many major encoder/
decoder manufacturers and media
service platform companies around the
world have chosen to use Zixi, which
is another important factor that will
persuade our customers to use Zixi
for video transport, monitoring and
management solutions over IP."
Established in 2001 and based
in Seoul, Digibase is a specialist
supplier of global brand encoders
and optimised media solutions for the
Korean market.
Within the broadcast industry their
clients range from IPTV providers,
cable TV providers, OTT, satellite and
terrestrial service providers.

Riedel's Bolero
Plays At
Singapore
Arts College

Patrick Wong and Zahidi Bin Hamid
from (inset) Lasalle College of the Arts

L

asalle College of the Arts,
Singapore's
only
dedicated
contemporary arts college, has
installed Riedel Communications'
Bolero wireless intercom in the school's
renowned Singapore Airlines Theatre.
With its high audio quality and
RF robustness, Bolero streamlines
staff communications and facilitates
the production of a broad range of
performances. Operating in standalone
mode, with no Artist mainframe
required, the plug-and-play solution
enables the technical crew at Lasalle
College of the Arts to set the system up
quickly at various locations across the
campus.
"When we needed to upgrade our
wireless intercom capabilities to keep
pace with the demands of modern
theatre productions, Bolero was the
perfect choice. We were well aware of
the outstanding reputation of Riedel
products, and we knew Bolero would
provide a stable and reliable solution,"
said Patrick Wong, Senior Technical
Officer, Lasalle College of the Arts.
"It was immediately apparent that
Bolero would provide much better
range, better audio quality, and a
richer set of features than our previous
system. Bolero is the ideal solution to
take Lasalle safely into the future, with
the flexibility to expand into a more
complex intercom configuration when
the need arises."
Lasalle chose Bolero on the
recommendation of Riedel's local
partner, AudioLink solutions Pte Ltd.


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