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Verizon and Defense Media Activity Partner to Deliver Digital Content to Service Members Posted: 30/10/2019
Verizon and Defense Media Activity Partner to Deliver Digital Content to Service Members

Verizon and the Defense Media Activity (DMA) today announced a multi-year partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD) to deliver streaming content offerings including news, sports, and entertainment through live, linear and on-demand channels to overseas service members and their families.

The Defense Media Activity provides a broad range of high-quality multimedia products and services to inform, educate, and entertain DoD audiences around the world. Their mission is to help military commanders quickly deliver vital “command” information to widely distributed US Forces overseas as well as to provide the overseas military audience American entertainment, news and sports programming.

“Verizon is proud to support the DMA’s rollout of a bold digital transformation of the American Forces Network (AFN) brand with a world-class streaming delivery platform,” said Mike Maiorana, senior vice president, Verizon public sector. “It’s Verizon’s distinct honor and privilege to provide service members and their families the next generation of American programming to stay connected, informed and entertained.”

Tags: Verizon | Verizon Media | Digital Content | Defense Media Activity | Department of Defense | Live Video | OTT
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VITECS MGW Ace is the First HEVC Encoder to Receive the U.S. Department of Defenses JITC Certification Posted: 15/03/2018
VITECS MGW Ace is the First HEVC Encoder to Receive the U.S. Department of Defenses JITC Certification
VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced that its MGW Ace Encoder — the industry-leading HEVC video streaming appliance engineered to deliver broadcast-grade, low-latency video streams — is the first HEVC encoder to receive certification from the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). JITC also certified VITEC's MGW Pico and Pico TOUGH encoders.
Tags: VITEC | MGW Ace | HEVC Encoder | U.S. Department of Defense | JITC | MGW Pico | Pico TOUGH | National Geospatial Agency | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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Wazee Digital Upgrades Images of Freedom and reg; Military Archive to Include Video Assets Posted: 12/09/2016
Wazee Digital Upgrades Images of Freedom and reg; Military Archive to Include Video Assets
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services, today announced that Images of Freedom®, the official media library of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), now offers public-domain video assets from the DOD's archive. A massive, searchable repository of military audio, video, and still imagery created for the public, Images of Freedom was built in cooperation with the DOD and runs on the Wazee Digital Core platform.
Tags: Wazee Digital | Images of Freedom | Military Archive | Video | U.S. Department of Defense | media | DIMOC | cloud based video management | licensing service
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PESA Awarded New GSA Contract, Continues Long-Term Support of U.S. Federal Agencies Posted: 26/08/2014
PESA Awarded New GSA Contract, Continues Long-Term Support of U.S. Federal Agencies

PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video distributionsolutions, today announced it has been awarded a new GSA Contract, effective Aug. 1. It is the companys second GSA Contract (the first remained active for 20 years), and the latest award will continue to enable PESA to service the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other federal agencies.

Tags: PESA | video distribution | DoD | Department of Defense
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PESA JITC-Compliant Video Distribution System Supports Mission Control Center for International Space Station Posted: 09/12/2013
PESA JITC-Compliant Video Distribution System Supports Mission Control Center for International Space Station

PESA, a leading U.S.-based custom design and manufacturing company for professional audio and video signal distribution, today announced the completion of a video routing system upgrade to NASAs Mission Control Center (MCC) at the agencys Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston. Lockheed Martin, a prime contractor for NASA, commissioned PESA to provide hardware and system training for its Cheetah Video Distribution System (VDS).

Tags: PESA | video distribution | pro audio | video signals | NASA | Lockheed Martin | VDS | video distribution system | Johnson Space Center | hybrid video | Vidblox | Department of Defense | JITC-compliant
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