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1.B20 Harmonic Spectrum(TM) boasts benefits of solid-state technology With more content saved in more formats than ever before, easy access to media assets is an on-going challenge for facilities, explains Chris Steele, product manager, Marquis Broadcast. The combination of Project Parking and MatrixStore potentially offers an economical answer to archiving and storing file-based content as it can free-up expensive shared storage by creating portable projects which can be stored off-line. Parked projects also provide significant advantages for disaster recovery procedures, business continuity and inter-site workflows. 2.A58 Access to media assets is no object for Marquis M arquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has been working with Object Matrix, manufacturer of MatrixStore, a disk based nearline and archive storage solution, designed to protect both video content and metadata in video workflows, to create a new solution to allow easy archiving and access to media assets. We are delighted to confirm we have completed an initial project to enable Project Parking, our archive and restore solution, to interface with MatrixStore, Object Matrix’s popular content storage management product, with the aim of making archiving and subsequent access to stored media a straight-forward task, continues Steele. The new solution will be on show on booth: 2.A58 at IBC in September. Marquis Broadcast is also all set to get up close and personal demonstrating its latest media integration solutions at IBC 2012, including its new solution Personal Project Parking, which will be shown for the first time on booth 2.A58. www.marquisbroadcast.com www.object-matrix.com Harmonic have announced the release of the Spectrum(TM) MediaDeck(TM) 7000 SSD integrated media server. This new four-channel media server system offers the exceptional reliability, low power requirements, and lower weight of solid-state disk (SSD) storage, while providing the broadcast quality and cost- effective design of the MediaDeck 7000. Equipped with four 480-GB SSD drives, the MediaDeck 7000 SSD provides 57 hours of 50-Mbps storage capacity. The integrated system packs up to four SD or HD video channels and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity into its compact 1-RU chassis. www.harmonicinc.com The first social tv app designed for tv presenters never.no have announced a major upgrade to its Prompter app, the world’s first app designed to give presenters, anchors, hosts, or other on-camera talent the ability to use social media and interactive content on the job. Prompter V2 allows presenters not just to receive and view real-time social media content while on the air, but to publish it as well -- thereby further strengthening viewership and increasing the broadcaster’s potential for revenue. www.never.no 7.A06 LiveU uses TriCaster to offer integrated live video streaming and production LiveU, the pioneer of portable video-over-cellular solutions, and NewTek, a worldwide leader in portable live production, will demonstrate their integrated live video streaming and production solution in a live studio at IBC. The Next Web, the international technology, news, business and culture publication, will produce the live broadcast, bringing the latest news from the IBC show to its worldwide online audience. Ronen Artman, VP Marketing, LiveU, said, The live studio at IBC is just the beginning of our collaboration with NewTek. We see a symbiotic relationship between our two companies, providing a more cost-effective live video streaming and production solution for broadcasting and online media customers worldwide. With The Next Web driving the production at IBC, were looking forward to a professional and exciting live demonstration showing our joint products in action. www.liveu.tv 14.365 / 7.K11 16 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE