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Globecomm Chosen by Broadcasting Board of Governors and Middle East Broadcasting Network for Direct-to-Home Services Posted: 08/05/2018
Globecomm Chosen by Broadcasting Board of Governors and Middle East Broadcasting Network for Direct-to-Home Services

Globecomm, a leading global connectivity and managed services provider, today announced it was awarded a five-year contract by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) in support of the Middle East Broadcasting Network (MBN). Globecomm will provide satellite transponder, teleport, and terrestrial fiber services for transmitting MBN’s Alhurra TV HD and SD video and Radio Sawa audio content to the Middle East and North Africa.

Tags: Globecomm | BBG | MBN | satellite transponder services | teleport services | terrestrial fiber services
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Community Media Center of Marin Deploys Cobalt Digital Cross-Converter at Nonprofit Marin TV Posted: 31/03/2017
Community Media Center of Marin Deploys Cobalt Digital Cross-Converter at Nonprofit Marin TV
Cobalt Digital today announced that Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM), operator of Marin TV, is using a Cobalt BBG-1002-UDX stand-alone cross-converter to ensure its various incoming programs play out on a mixture of HD internet-streamed channels and SD cable channels while maintaining the correct picture formats. CMCM is a nonprofit organization providing residents of Marin County, California, with access to communication technologies, media training, and the latest digital tools to create original content for cable TV and online media. Marin TV is Marin County's set of noncommercial community, educational, and governmental cable channels.
Tags: Cobalt | Community media center | Marin | Cross converter | nonprofit | Marin TV | playout | double converting | CMCM | BBG-1002-UDX
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Cobalt Digital at the 2017 NAB Show Posted: 07/02/2017
Cobalt Digital at the 2017 NAB Show
At the 2017 NAB Show, Cobalt will introduce a new system that combines FAST (frame-accurate SCTE 104 trigger) insertion with enhanced HLS SCTE 35 streaming on a single platform. Built for both openGear(R) frames and Cobalt BBG-1100 Series stand-alone units, the FAST-Stream system is a comprehensive solution for providing HLS streams with frame-accurate boundary points complete with the SCTE 35 metadata contained in the associated manifest file. Applications range from on-the-fly C3 VOD contribution to embedded DRM for distributing protected content.
Tags: Cobalt Digital | 2017 NAB Show | FAST-Stream System | openGear | BBG-1100 Series | HLS stream | 9223-A8 H.264 3G/HD/SD-SDI/CVBS Video | Eight-Channel Audio Encoder | NAB 2017 | NAB 2017
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Cobalt Digital Expands List of Software Options to Include SCTE 104 Insertion and Processing Posted: 03/08/2016
Cobalt Digital Expands List of Software Options to Include SCTE 104 Insertion and Processing
Cobalt Digital today announced the launch of two new SCTE-104 DPI (Digital Program Insertion) and processing options for the company's openGear(R) cards and BBG-1000 Series stand-alone processors. First, the +SCTE104 option lets customers generate and insert five of the most widely used SCTE-104 messages into baseband SDI as triggered by automation via GPI, SNMP, or JSON using Cobalt's popular Reflex protocol. The option can also execute auto-response actions based on SCTE-104 messages received, and can send newly generated SCTE-104 packets to other downstream systems as well.
Tags: Cobalt Digital | Software | SCTE 104 | BBG-1000 Series | 9922 Fs | 9922-2FS
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Cobalt Digitals BBG-1060 Stand-Alone Test-Signal Generator Now Shipping Posted: 11/09/2015
Cobalt Digitals BBG-1060 Stand-Alone Test-Signal Generator Now Shipping
Cobalt Digital today announced that the BBG-1060-TG2-REF1 stand-alone, dual-channel test-signal generator is now available. Part of Cobalt Digital's Blue Box Group(TM) family of products, the BBG-1060-TG2-REF1 desktop unit is an easy-to-use, economical source of comprehensive test-signal packages for ensuring the validity of downstream baseband SDI systems.
Tags: Cobalt Digital | IBC2015 | BBG-1060 | IBC 2015 | IBC 2015
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Cobalt Introduces Versatile Fiber-to-HDMI Compact Throwdown Converter Posted: 11/09/2015
Cobalt Introduces Versatile Fiber-to-HDMI Compact Throwdown Converter
Cobalt Digital today announced a new fiber-to-HDMI mini-converter in its Blue Box Group(TM) line of compact, rugged, and portable converter boxes. A converter with broad application throughout the broadcast and professional A/V markets, the Blue Box Group Fiber-to-HDMI (BBG F-to-H - 3G/HD/SD-SDI Fiber Optic-to-HDMI Converter) throwdown unit provides direct fiber-to-HDMI conversion that can be configured in multiple ways to serve multiple functions beyond simply extending HDMI signals.
Tags: Cobalt Digital | IBC2015 | BBG | IBC 2015 | IBC 2015
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Cobalt Prepares to Introduce European Market to A Significant Number of NEW Products at IBC 2014 Posted: 20/08/2014
Cobalt Prepares to Introduce European Market to A Significant Number of NEW Products at IBC 2014

Cobalt Digital (www.CobaltDigital.com ), manufacturer of award-winning 3G/HD/SD-SDI conversion gear for broadcast environments, has revealed plans to roll out a record-breaking number of product launches in Stand 10.B44 at this years IBC exhibition taking place from 12 16 September 2014. Topping the lengthy list of launches are numerous openGear® cards including a quint-split multi-image display processor, a high-quality down-converter, embedder/de-embedder, DA, a MPEG multi-standard broadcast transcoder, and several fibre optic cards. The outrageously popular Blue Box Group¢ is also being expanded with many new units, and Cobalts SPOTCHECK® loudness measurement/compliance monitoring system will be sporting numerous upgrades at the show.

Tags: Cobalt Digital | openGear Cards | Broadcast Transcoders | BBG-1000 Series | Blue Box Group | IBC 2014 | IBC 2014
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