BCE Chooses Riedel MediorNet, Artist, and Bolero for IP-Based Communications in New Production Facility

Date: 04/10/2017
Riedel Communications today announced that Broadcast Center Europe (BCE), a leading European provider of technical services for the media industry, has adopted Riedel's Artist digital matrix intercom solution and MediorNet real-time network at its state-of-the-art new production facility in Luxembourg. With Artist delivering AES67-based communications and MediorNet providing the integrated signal-transport backbone, BCE's new facility features all of the latest technology for production, postproduction, playout, and transmission services for broadcasters throughout Europe.
In addition, BCE is one of the first companies to adopt Bolero, Riedel's all-new wireless intercom system. The company has deployed almost 30 Bolero beltpacks for use in its studio and outside broadcast (OB) operations.
BCE has deployed Artist in a modular and decentralized communications infrastructure for its production and broadcast operations, including OB and SNG trucks. Three Artist 128 mainframes, together with an Artist 64 and an Artist 32, are accessed via 60 multifunctional SmartPanel user interfaces (both rackmount and desktop) over an AES67-based network. Riedel's fiber ring and intelligent trunking technologies connect the OB and SNG trucks when they are operating remotely, and Artist Dante interfaces support radio operations and provide a versatile IP network throughout the facility. For select customers, BCE also offers a VOIP connection over a WAN network using Riedel's interfaces.
"After a thorough RFP process, we decided to partner with Riedel to provide communications for our new facility," said Patrick Bernard, Head of Technical Services at Broadcasting Center Europe. "Riedel is well-known for its innovation, reliability, and outstanding support, and Artist was the ideal choice for one of the biggest IP intercom systems ever deployed in Benelux."
In addition to the Artist intercom system, Riedel's MediorNet is used extensively in the new BCE facility to transport real-time audio and video signals between the broadcast studios and the master control room. BCE has deployed close to 20 MediorNet frames with a MetroN core router and MicroN high-density media distribution devices operating over a CWDM network. Frames are placed in studios to facilitate signal transport when TV shows are being produced. The OB van can also tap in remotely to the fiber network in Luxembourg and leverage the MediorNet infrastructure to deliver shows to air.
"We're privileged to continue our partnership with BCE, whose impressive array of clients includes major TV and radio stations, film distributors, producers, advertising agencies, telecommunications operators, and public services," said Wilbert Kooij, General Manager, Riedel Communications Benelux B.V. "BCE was one of our first European MediorNet customers and was an early adopter of our high-end processing technology. Now, Artist and MediorNet will power a facility with redundancy in its DNA, and with the ability to support remote production with all the benefits of real-time signal transport."
Further information about Riedel and the company's products is available at www.riedel.net.


Tags: BCE | Riedel MediorNet | Artist | Bolero | IP-Based Communications | Riedel Communications | MediorNet
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Riedel Communications on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Riedel Communications on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Riedel at IBC2011

    Riedel at IBC2011


Related Shows
  • Day 4 of BroadcastShow at IBC

    Day 4 of BroadcastShow at IBC


Related Articles
  • An artist gets bored of the same colour palette

    An artist gets bored of the same colour palette

  • Tech trends drive more efficent and more flexible communications

    Tech trends drive more efficent and more flexible communications

  • Digital Communications

    Digital Communications

  • Making the grade

    Making the grade


News
DALLAS COWBOYS GET CLOSER TO THE ACTION WITH UHD REPLAYS INSIDE AT AND T STADIUM Posted: 10/08/2018
DALLAS COWBOYS GET CLOSER TO THE ACTION WITH UHD REPLAYS INSIDE AT and amp;T STADIUM
Ahead of the 2018 NFL season, AT&T Stadium – the home of The Dallas Cowboys – has installed three new XT4K live production servers from EVS, the leading provider of live production solutions. Sitting alongside several other EVS products already in place, the new servers have been implemented into one of the stadium’s three control rooms, which becomes the main replay hub during Cowboys home games. They will be used to create both HD- and UHD-resolution replays and as the main recording device for all events taking place inside the 100,000-person capacity venue.
Tags: EVS | Dallas Cowboys
Submitted by Red
More from this author
AIMS at IBC2018 Posted: 09/08/2018
AIMS at IBC2018
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) will return to IBC this year with its members working toward standards-based IP signal transport and an intense focus on educating the broadcast and media industry on transitioning to an IP infrastructure. This is the first IBC show since the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards was ratified, making this year’s show especially important not only for demonstrating real-world progress, but for explaining how all the standards and specifications work together and how best to implement them. Once again, AIMS will join fellow industry organizations in hosting the IP Showcase, making it the destination for presentations, product displays, and interoperability demonstrations for the migration from SDI to IP that has become a staple at major trade shows since IBC2016.
Tags: AIMS | Alliance for IP Media Solutions | IP transmission standards | IP infrastructure | IP workflows | IBC2018 | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Dundee Hills Group
More from this author
Tedial Bursts into the Sports Market with SMARTLIVE and Consolidates its Unique Position in Distribution with End-to-End HYPER IMF Platform at IBC 2018 Posted: 09/08/2018
Tedial Bursts into the Sports Market with SMARTLIVE and Consolidates its Unique Position in Distribution with End-to-End HYPER IMF Platform at IBC 2018

Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has announced major updates to its Evolution enterprise MAM solution at IBC 2018. The company will showcase its new cutting edge live sport solution SMARTLIVE and its HYPER IMF end-to-end IMF platform. It will also bring Evolution aSTORM, its future-proof, hybrid content management solution to IBC. Demonstrations will be held throughout the show on stand 8.B41.

Tags: Tedial | IBC 2018 | SMARTLIVE | HYPER IMF MAM | aSTORM | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Desert Moon Communications
More from this author
Imagine Products and StorageDNA Make European Debut of myLTOdna and HyperTape at IBC2018 Posted: 09/08/2018
Imagine Products and StorageDNA Make European Debut of myLTOdna and HyperTape at IBC2018
Imagine Products, creator of software utilities for backing up, viewing, sharing, transcoding, and archiving video assets, and StorageDNA, a leader in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, make the European debut of their joint long-term storage solution, myLTOdna, at IBC2018. Both thought leaders, the two companies have collaborated on an integrated solution that enables random access to files on an LTO tape, essentially turning it into a hard drive with HyperTape — an LTFS adaptation that was never available before. The results are time savings and easier access to assets in production and postproduction workflows.
Tags: Imagine Products | LTO tape solutions | video archiving | StorageDNA | vide assets | video workflows | IBC2018 | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Dundee Hills Group
More from this author
Riedel Bolero and Artist Enable Seamless Communications for Sight and Sound Theatres Epic Biblical Productions Posted: 09/08/2018
Riedel and rsquo;s Bolero and Artist Enable Seamless Communications for Sight and amp; Sound Theatres Epic Biblical Productions
Sight & Sound Theatres, producer of a dazzling series of live, Bible-themed stage shows, has adopted Riedel Communications’ Bolero wireless intercom for its 2,000-seat auditorium in Branson, Missouri. Bolero leverages an existing Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom system to deliver comprehensive, integrated, and crystal-clear communications for the entire production team.
Tags: Riedel Communications | wireless communications | intercom systems | live events | pro AV | real-time audio networks
Submitted by Dundee Hills Group
More from this author
Mo-Sys joins HP and NVIDIA at SIGGRAPH 2018 to demonstrate the latest virtual production technology Posted: 09/08/2018
Mo-Sys joins HP and NVIDIA at SIGGRAPH 2018 to demonstrate the latest virtual production technology
At SIGGRAPH 2018, Mo-Sys will showcase its new StarTrackerVFX tool at Waskul Entertainment’s StudioXperience broadcast studio and technology space. The patented optical camera tracking system will be used to demonstrate how it brings virtual and real worlds together in real time, removing the complexities, time and budget constraints associated with virtual production. The StudioXperience space is sponsored by HP and NVIDIA.
Tags: Mo-sys | SIGGRAPH | VFX | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Red
More from this author
SMPTE at IBC2018 Posted: 09/08/2018
SMPTE at IBC2018
SMPTE Big Screen Sessions
 
The Big Screen sessions feature the very latest in cinema projection and sound installation. The four-day program takes place in the RAI Auditorium. A world-class forum where creativity meets technology, the Big Screen program allows visitors to hear from the talent behind the camera.
Tags: SMPTE | media standards | IBC2018 | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Dundee Hills Group
More from this author
Mobile Viewpoint brings artificial intelligence-powered live production and delivery suite to IBC 2018 Posted: 09/08/2018
Mobile Viewpoint brings artificial intelligence-powered live production and delivery suite to IBC 2018

Mobile Viewpoint, a leading manufacturer in IP contribution solutions, will be bringing its suite of AI-driven live production and delivery solutions to this year’s IBC Show. With today’s broadcasters and content owners eager to meet demands for live and online content, Mobile Viewpoint will use its on-stand studio to demonstrate how its solutions enable fast, cost-efficient content contribution—from live capture through to delivery.

Tags: Mobile Viewpoint | IP | IBC | 2018 | AI | content | 5G Link | News Pilot | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Mobile Viewpoint
More from this author
Quantum at IBC2018 Posted: 09/08/2018
Quantum at IBC2018

This year at IBC Quantum will highlight a number of new features and capabilities to its extensive storage solution portfolio:

Tags: Quantum | StorNext | IBC2018 | IBC | storage | workflow | performance | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Red
More from this author
Studio Technologies Adds Model 374A to Line of Dante Intercom Beltpacks Posted: 08/08/2018
Studio Technologies Adds Model 374A to Line of Dante and reg; Intercom Beltpacks

Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video, and fiber-optic solutions, introduces an addition to its line of Dante®-compliant products with the Model 374A Intercom Beltpack. An update of the original Model 374, the new Model 374A includes additional capabilities and a personal-computer-based method of configuring the unit. The beltpack continues to offer four channels of high-quality party-line (PL) intercom in a compact, user-worn package, which makes it ideal for a variety of on-air broadcast, live event, theater, and commercial environments.

Tags: StudioTech
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
Sonnet Announces Echo 11 Thunderbolt and trade; 3 Dock Posted: 08/08/2018
Sonnet Announces Echo and trade; 11 Thunderbolt and trade; 3 Dock

Sonnet Technologies today announced the Echo™ 11 Thunderbolt™ 3 Dock, the company’s latest product in its comprehensive line of Thunderbolt 3 expansion products. Compatible with both Mac®- and Windows® systems, the slim desktop dock connects a user’s multiple peripheral devices and links them to their computers through the included Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable. Through the same cable, the Echo 11 delivers up to 87 watts to charge and power compatible notebook computers, such as the MacBook Pro® 15-inch computer, allowing users to leave their computer’s power adapter packed away when connected to the dock.

Tags: Sonnet Technologies | Ethernet adapter cards | Thunderbolt expansion systems | external graphics solutions | Ethernet PCIe cards
Submitted by Dundee Hills Group
More from this author
Dalet Orchestrates Media Intelligence and Reveals Next-Gen Studio Automation at IBC2018 Posted: 08/08/2018
Dalet Orchestrates Media Intelligence and Reveals Next-Gen Studio Automation at IBC2018
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for media organizations and content professionals, today announced that it will showcase the latest version of its flagship Dalet Galaxy five platform for Media Asset Management (MAM) and Workflow Orchestration, along with two major product introductions: the Dalet Media Cortex AI services and the Dalet OnePlay new-generation studio automation solution, at the upcoming IBC2018 exhibition held in Amsterdam from September 14–18, 2018 (stand 8.B77).
Tags: dalet | dalet galaxy | dalet galaxy five | media asset management | ibc | ibc 2018 | media | amsterdam | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
SMPTE Announces Annual Awards Recipients for 2018 Posted: 08/08/2018
SMPTE Announces Annual Awards Recipients for 2018

SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported more than a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today revealed the exceptional individuals who will be recognized with 2018 awards as part of the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2018) in Los Angeles.

Tags: SMPTE | media standards | awards | SMPTE Awards Gala
Submitted by Dundee Hills Group
More from this author
Insight TV Hits the Beach with Killer Wave Surf Show Chasing Monsters Posted: 08/08/2018
Insight TV Hits the Beach with Killer Wave Surf Show Chasing Monsters

Insight TV, the world’s leading UHD 4K broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, has announced the release date of its new death-defying surf show, Chasing Monsters. The unique 10-part series, produced by The Go Big Project will launch in September 2018, on Insight TV channels and Insight.TV.

Tags: UHD | Ultra High Definition | 4K | SVOD | VOD | OTT | HDR | High Dynamic Range | Content | Media | Sport | Extreme Sports | Adventure | Lifestyle | Chasing Monsters
Submitted by Jump PR Ltd
More from this author
Primestream to Showcase New Solutions for IP Ingest, Review and Approval, and 4K UHD Media Management for Sports, Enterprise and Broadcast Workflows at IBC 2018 Posted: 08/08/2018
Primestream to Showcase New Solutions for IP Ingest, Review and Approval, and 4K UHD Media Management for Sports, Enterprise and Broadcast Workflows at IBC 2018

For the first time in Europe, Primestream® will demonstrate the next generation of its Dynamic Media Management platform at IBC 2018. The platform features new solutions for IP video capture and delivery covering professional and consumer formats, a cloud-based review and approval system, robust 4K workflow, public APIs to integrate third-parties into the Xchange™ platform, and a new configuration framework for quick and easy installations. The next generation of Primestream’s Dynamic Media Management platform is built for ease-of-use with powerful features needed to manage even the most complex sports, enterprise and broadcast workflows from capture through delivery.

Tags: Primestream | IBC2018 | IP Ingest | Review and Approval | 4K/UHD Media Management | Sports | Enterprise | Broadcast | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Bubble Communications
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>