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Broadpeak Drives Higher-Quality Television Experiences in the Android TV Environment Posted: 01/11/2019
Broadpeak Drives Higher-Quality Television Experiences in the Android TV Environment

Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced that its nanoCDN™ multicast ABR and umbrellaCDN™ CDN selection solutions are gaining significant momentum in the Android TV environment. As the popularity of Android TV dramatically grows, with 99.2 million devices expected to be shipped by 2022 and more than 140 pay-TV operators using Android TV, Broadpeak's video delivery solutions are empowering content providers and pay-TV operators around the world to offer better-quality television experiences on Android TV screens.

"Android TV is the fastest-growing platform in the digital TV market, used by tens of millions of consumers and hundreds of operators," said Jacques Le Mancq, CEO at Broadpeak. "By integrating several of Broadpeak's video delivery solutions into the Android TV framework, we're enabling content providers and operators to take full advantage of the environment, offering support for ultra-low-latency live streaming, server-side ad insertion and replacement, advanced video analytics, cloud PVR, and the ability to deliver an exceptional UHD and HDR broadcast-quality experience."

Broadpeak will demonstrate its solutions for Android TV during the APAC Android TV Summit, Nov. 12-14, in Bangkok, Thailand at The Berkeley Hotel Pratunam in Suite 13304. Key highlights will include:

nanoCDN™ multicast ABR for Android TV operator tier: Deployed on more than 100 devices, Broadpeak's nanoCDN multicast ABR solution enables pay-TV operators to deliver content on an Android TV operator-tier set-top box (STB), using multicast to carry ABR formats (e.g., CMAF) and solving the issues of scalability and latency raised by ABR distribution.

Tags: Broadpeak | Android TV | nanoCDN multicast ABR | umbrellaCDN | APAC Android TV Summit | content delivery network
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MultiDyne Appoints Kevin Dowd as Director of Business Development for APAC Region Posted: 23/07/2019
MultiDyne Appoints Kevin Dowd as Director of Business Development for APAC Region

MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions continues to build on its aggressive global expansion strategy with the appointment of Kevin Dowd as Director of Business Development, APAC, effective immediately. Based in Hong Kong, Dowd reports directly to MultiDyne President Frank Jachetta.

Tags: MultiDyne | APAC | personnel
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Speedcast and In Aria Networks Join Forces with Telespazio on Large-Scale, High-Capacity Video Services Posted: 19/07/2019
Speedcast and In Aria  Networks Join Forces with Telespazio on Large-Scale, High-Capacity Video Services

Speedcast, the world's largest provider of remote communications and IT services (ASX: SDA), today announced a joint service offering with In Aria! Networks, one of Europe's leading service providers in managed broadcast video contribution over IP, and Telespazio, a leading provider of digital TV platforms and satellite transmission in Europe. Relying on a combination of In Aria! Networks' redundant video contribution over IP gateways integrated with the Speedcast Media Network (SMN) and Telespazio video teleports, media companies around the globe can securely contribute and deliver SD, HD, and UHD video services with unparalleled efficiency, flexibility, and a faster time to market.

Tags: Speedcast | In Aria! Networks | Telespazio | High-Capacity Video Services | Digital TV Contribution | Cloud-Based Video Processing | Playout | Multi-Platform Distribution
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Live Legends Utilises disguise Software and Hardware to Power Dynamic Shows at Nightclubs Across China Posted: 19/07/2019
Live Legends Utilises disguise Software and Hardware to Power Dynamic Shows at Nightclubs Across China

When Creative Director Daan Oomen of Amsterdam-based live experience architects Live Legends created turnkey show experiences for a series of nightclubs in China, he turned to disguise pro range media servers to drive dynamic LED video screens at each location.

Tags: disguise | Live Legends | software | hardware | APAC | OTKun | LED | media server | SMPTE | UDP
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AJA FS-HDR Powers First-Ever Simultaneous UltraHD HDR HD SDR Broadcast for South Korean Audiences Posted: 16/07/2019
AJA FS-HDR Powers First-Ever Simultaneous UltraHD HDR   HD SDR  Broadcast for South Korean Audiences

Exploration into the endangered habitats of bears and the global crises that threaten the species recently aired in a landmark broadcast event for South Korean audiences. In January 2019, leading domestic television network MBC broadcast “Bear,” an episodic nature documentary series exploring the impact of climate change and urbanization on pandas, grizzlies, polar bears and beyond. This marked the first simultaneous broadcast of HDR and SDR programming in South Korea, providing audiences with UltraHD HDR displays the opportunity to view the engaging wildlife documentary in more vibrant and vivid hues in a wider dynamic range.

Tags: AJA | AJA Video Systems | APAC | UltraHD | FS-HDR | Broadcast | Documentary | Docu-Series
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Discovery Deutschland Adds HGTV to Channel Lineup, Extends Partnership With MX1 for Media Services and ASTRA Satellite Capacity Posted: 15/05/2019
Discovery Deutschland Adds HGTV to Channel Lineup, Extends Partnership With MX1 for Media Services and ASTRA Satellite Capacity
MX1, a global solutions provider of media services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, announced today that Discovery Deutschland, a TV and digital media broadcast station based in Munich, Germany, will use MX1's managed media and distribution services to deliver an eighth German channel, HOME & GARDEN TV (HGTV), which will be available to viewers from 6 June 2019.
 
Tags: Discovery Deutschland | HGTV | MX1 | Media Services | ASTRA Satellite Capacity | SES
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Singapore-based Hexogon named disguise Rental Partner in APAC Posted: 13/05/2019
Singapore-based Hexogon named disguise Rental Partner in APAC

disguise is pleased to announce that Singapore-based Hexogon Solution Pte Ltd. has joined the growing roster of disguise Rental Partners.

With additional offices in Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Hong Kong and the Philippines, Hexogon provides lighting, audio and video projection mapping for a wide array of clients. Some offices also offer design and staging for exhibitions and events and design for retail and commercial establishments.

Tags: APAC | Hexogon Ltd | disguise | Singapore | rental partners | servers | workflow solutions | Bubble Agency
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MediaKind expands alliance with Inspur Digital Media to deliver immersive multiscreen viewing to consumers in APAC Posted: 10/04/2019
MediaKind expands alliance with Inspur Digital Media to deliver immersive multiscreen viewing to consumers in APAC

Today at NAB Show, MediaKind, a global leader in media technology, announced it is expanding its long-term alliance with Inspur Digital Media to help current TV Service providers shift towards cloud-based delivery. By harnessing Inspur Digital Media’s cloud-based virtualized servers and software running on Inspur Digital Media Openstack cloud, MediaKind will provide an economical and scalable end-to-end solution to TV service providers in APAC, enabling them to deliver immersive media experiences to consumers.

Tags: MediaKind | Inspur | Digital | Media | APAC | Cloud | Immersive | Viewing | devices | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Densitron Becomes SMPTE Silver Sustaining Member Posted: 01/04/2019
Densitron Becomes SMPTE Silver Sustaining Member
Densitron, a creator of HMI technologies and global leader in display, monitor and embedded computing solutions, has announced it is a Silver Sustaining member of SMPTE®, the organisation that is defining the future of storytelling. The move underlines Densitron’s commitment to open standards-based broadcast applications.
Tags: Densitron | SMPTE | SMPTE Silver Member | HMI Technology | Projected Capacitive Touch | Digital Signage | Test and Measurement | Broadcast Display | Uready | High Resolution Displays
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Densitron Debuts UReady HMI Engine for Broadcast Displays Posted: 04/03/2019
Densitron Debuts UReady HMI Engine for Broadcast Displays
Densitron, (booth N4515) a creator of display technologies and global leader in display, monitor and embedded computing solutions, is releasing the UReady 16600, a new rack-mounted HMI engine with USB interface. Specifically designed to meet the exacting needs of broadcast applications in mission critical operational environments, portable production units, studios, OB vehicles and control rooms, the high-resolution display also features Capacitive Touch functionality for interactive control.
Tags: Densitron | Display Technology | UReady | HMI | Projected Capacitive Touch (PCT) | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Broadpeak Business Grows in the APAC Region, Kenth Andersson Appointed Director of Sales Posted: 19/02/2019
Broadpeak Business Grows in the APAC Region, Kenth Andersson Appointed Director of Sales
Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced that it is expanding its Asia-Pacific (APAC) office and has appointed Kenth Andersson as its new director of sales. Over the past year, Broadpeak has experienced strong business growth in the region thanks to widespread deployments of the company's innovative multicast ABR, CDN, Android TV, multiscreen for satellite, and local cache solutions. In response to that growth, Broadpeak is currently hiring additional operational and support personnel at its Singapore location.
Tags: Broadpeak | APAC Region | Kenth Andersson | Director of Sales
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DPA Microphones Appoints A New Distributor in the Philippines Posted: 10/01/2019
DPA Microphones Appoints A New Distributor in the Philippines
DPA Microphones is pleased to announce the appointment of Music & Audio Solutions & Services as its new distributor in the Philippines, with immediate effect and across all markets including live sound, House of Worship, broadcast, pro audio, film and theatre.
Tags: DPA Microphones | New Distributors | Music & Audio | Philippines | APAC
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DPA Microphones Appoints Thomas Frederiksen As Vice President of Sales For The APAC Region Posted: 03/01/2019
DPA Microphones Appoints Thomas Frederiksen As Vice President of Sales For The APAC Region
DPA Microphones has announced the appointment of Thomas Frederiksen as its new Vice President of Sales for the APAC region.
Tags: DPA Microphones | New Appointment | APAC Region | Thomas Frederiksen
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Imagine Communications Assists Fiji Television Ltd with Broadcast Facility Upgrade Posted: 19/06/2018
Imagine Communications Assists Fiji Television Ltd with Broadcast Facility Upgrade

Imagine Communications has successfully completed a significant project for Fiji Television, transitioning the broadcast operations of Fiji One to a new, custom-built greenfield site. The project was accomplished without any interruption to Fiji One’s 24/7 news channel, which is one of the most popular and trusted news networks in the APAC region.

Tags: Imagine Communications | Fuji TV | Fuji Television | Fuji One | Karen Lobendahn | Joe Khodeir | MKM Marketing Communications | MKM Marcomms | APAC | next-generation playout
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Imagine Communications Provides QVC With All IP Upgrade to UHD in Japan Posted: 19/06/2018
Imagine Communications Provides QVC With All IP Upgrade to UHD in Japan

Imagine Communications is providing the critical processing, monitoring and management technology underpinning a new, state-of-the-art UHD and IP-based production infrastructure at QVC Japan. The new facility, which supports uncompressed HD and UHD signals based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standards, enables the global shopping channel to significantly enhance the buying experience for Japanese viewers through the adoption of a software-based infrastructure that uses commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment.

Tags: Imagine Communications | QVC Japan | SMPTE ST 2110 | IP-Based | APAC | global shopping | ecommerce retailers | Diversified | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications | Joe Micucci | Tom Cotney | UHD channel
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