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Imagine Communications Updates Core Truck Technology for NEP Belgium Posted: 06/11/2019
Imagine Communications Updates Core Truck Technology for NEP Belgium

Imagine Communications has delivered core technology for a major refresh of an outside broadcast truck for NEP Belgium. As well as providing state-of-the-art and future-proofed solutions, a key part of the challenge was the very tight timescale allocated to complete the refurbishment. Imagine Communications was able to deliver on the tough timetable with the support of its Belgian dealer and partner, VP Media Solutions.

“Our Unit 14 still had many kilometres in it, but with a technology platform that was life-expired,” said Geert Thoelen, transitions manager at NEP Belgium. “We wanted a solution that would fit into the existing space, would give us all the functionality we need today, and be ready for the future, including increasing use of IP connectivity. And we could really only take the truck off the road for little more than a month earlier this year, so our partner had to be capable of moving swiftly to install and commission.”

Imagine Communications was able to comfortably meet the requirements. The new infrastructure is built around the Platinum™ IP3 router. In a single 15RU chassis, this router provides very high-density switching of today’s SDI-HD signals. It is also capable of seamlessly integrating uncompressed video over IP, so is ready to form the basis of a migration to IP connectivity — for example, to introduce Ultra HD signals. In Unit 14, the Platinum IP3 router is also fitted with the Platinum SX Pro multiviewer cards, adding functionality while reducing rack occupancy and power consumption.

Imagine’s Magellan™ SDN Orchestrator provides overall system control in the truck. It is specifically designed to provide unified operational interfaces in a hybrid environment, easing the transition between traditional, SDI-connected technology and software-defined, IP-connected architectures.

Tags: Imagine Communications | NEP Belgium | OB truck | outside broadcast | truck refurbishment | core technology | state-of-the-art | future-proof | VP Media Solutions | Unit 14 | Geert Thoelen | IP connectivity | Mathias Eckert | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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Composer Max Richter Goes Touring With DPA Microphones Posted: 20/11/2018
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Post-minimalist British composer and musician Max Richter is renowned for his prolific output, which includes composing and recording his own music and writing for stage, opera, ballet, television and film. In recent months Richter has been touring Germany and the USA with a show that incorporates music from his first solo album The Blue Notes, his first ballet, Infra, and a selection of pieces he wrote for the cult HBO TV series The Leftovers.
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Grass Valley gets to the heart of innovation with new Core Technology initiative Posted: 10/09/2018
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In a move designed to put customers firmly at the center of its innovation and product development, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced the public debut of its new Core Technology initiative – a more agile, collective approach to R&D designed to produce greater quality and capability across the company’s entire portfolio. The Core Technology initiative allows Grass Valley to leverage its substantial R&D resources and continue to deliver the number one content and media technology solutions that enable its customers to survive and thrive in the dynamically evolving mediascape.

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