BeritaSatu Upgrades to PlayBox Neo Channel in a Box

Date: 17/06/2019
BeritaSatu Upgrades to PlayBox Neo Channel in a Box
PRESS RELEASE
June 17th, 2019
See PlayBox Neo on stand 6H4-01 at Broadcast Asia 2019, Singapore, June 18th - 20th
PlayBox Neo (www.playboxneo.com) announces the completion of a Channel-in-a-Box playout system for Indonesian high-definition television broadcaster BeritaSatu. Integrated into the network's Jakarta headquarters, the new installation replaced earlier third-party equipment as part of a technical modernization program.
"We made a careful study of the various playout solutions currently on the market and identified PlayBox Neo as the clear front-runner from both operational and engineering perspectives," comments BeritaSatu TV's Head of Projects Akhmad Asaillah. "PlayBox Neo worked closely with us, providing excellent support from the initial planning stage right through to installation and system commissioning. Our playout staff find the system very logical to populate and operate, including the ability to work in fully automated mode with the freedom to switch to live content at the junction of any consecutive files."
"The system specified for BeritaSatu TV comprises two servers in classic main and backup configuration," adds PlayBox Asia Pacific General Manager Desmon Goh. "The primary server is one of our 3U CIAB heavyweights backed up by our compact 1U model. Both servers incorporate TitleBox Neo graphics preparation software which provides channel branding, titling, on-screen text and teleprompter feeds. Switchover between the two servers, on the extremely rare occasion that it is needed, is automatic."
Designed for 24/7 unattended operation, PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box can also be operated manually, including the ability to handle live-to-air throughput. It is supported by a range of optional modules which can be combined and configured to suit practically any style and scale of playout, from a single OTT channel up to a full multichannel broadcast network. PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box and its SaaS-based equivalent, Cloud2TV, can deliver output in baseband SD, HD or UHD SDI, in DVB/ATSC-compliant IP streams and in web-based formats such as RTMP. Simulcasting of SDI and single or multiple IP streams is also possible.
BeritaSatu (www.beritasatu.com) is an Indonesian talk channel established in 1998. Much of its content is targeted towards Indonesia's decision makers. The channel mostly features talk shows and infotainment programs related to business, economy, politics, lifestyle, and entertainment. BeritaSatu works in association with many content providers to provide programming suitable for regional viewers. The network operates in association with many TV stations in the provinces of Indonesia.
PlayBox Neo, building on 20 years of successful innovation, pioneered the development of high-efficiency server-based and cloud-based playout to support every scale and type of one-to-many communication. PlayBox Neo broadcast product range and cloud solutions today power over 18,000 TV and branding channels in more than 120 countries. Users include national and international broadcasters, start-up TV channels, webcasters, interactive TV and music channels, film channels, remote TV channels, corporate information channels and disaster recovery channels. Based in Sofia (PlayBox Neo Commercial HQ), PlayBox Neo has offices in West Palm Beach (PlayBox Neo LLC), Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand (PlayBox Neo Asia Pacific), and in New Delhi (PlayBox Neo India).
For more information, see www.playboxneo.com


Tags: PlayBox Neo | Channel in a Box | Cloud2TV | Channel-in-a-Box | CIAB | broadcast asset management | integrated media asset management | broadcast systems infrastructure | IT-based broadcast systems | disaster recovery centres | disaster recovery systems | digital med
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