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The Tiffen Company Announces 2019 Official Steadicam Workshop dates through AbelCine Posted: 24/01/2019
The Tiffen Company Announces 2019 Official Steadicam Workshop dates through AbelCine
Looking to continually educate and inspire, The Tiffen Company, the leading manufacturer of imaging accessories for the consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries, announces today its schedule of 2019 Official Steadicam Workshops through AbelCine. Offering two levels of hands-on training - Bronze and Silver - the Steadicam multi-day workshops feature expert instructors teaching camera operators essential skills and proper technique, covering multiple sizes of Steadicam rigs.
Tags: Steadicam | Tiffen | The Tiffen Company | AbelCine | Camera Operator
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FilmLight activates v5 for Baselight STUDENT Posted: 10/01/2019
FilmLight activates v5 for Baselight STUDENT

Baselight STUDENT, FilmLight’s free macOS application, has been enhanced with the innovative and creative advances from the core Baselight v5 software. Baselight STUDENT v5 will allow those developing their skills as a colourist to have the full range of creative features, based on the same platform as every Baselight system.

Tags: FilmLight | Baselight Student | Baselight v5 | colourist | colorist | free macOS applications | innovative | creative advances | creative features | Base Grade | colour manipulation | Boost operators | Justin Tran | Steve Chapman | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications
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MediaFirst Client for Mediaroom launches to enable immersive viewing experiences on legacy STBs Posted: 06/09/2018
MediaFirst Client for Mediaroom launches to enable immersive viewing experiences on legacy STBs

MediaKind, a media and entertainment technology leader, today announces it is launching MediaFirst Client for Mediaroom, a new solution that enables existing Mediaroom operators to upgrade to the MediaFirst TV Platform. Mediaroom is the market leading IPTV platform with more than 40 million STBs deployed worldwide.

Tags: MediaKind | multiscreen | STB | operator | IPTV
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Vewd OS Arrives for Android TV Posted: 22/08/2018
Vewd OS Arrives for Android TV

Vewd, the world’s largest provider of OTT software for TVs, today announced Vewd OS for Android TV operator tier, bringing the company’s signature smart TV technology and essential modules to Android TV.

Tags: Vewd | entertainment | consumers | OTT | Android | TV | OS | operating system | media | operator | Vewd Cloud | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Viaccess-Orca, Wiztivi, and EKT Join Forces to Introduce Cross-Platform OTT and IPTV Solution Posted: 05/06/2018
Viaccess-Orca, Wiztivi, and EKT Join Forces to Introduce Cross-Platform OTT and IPTV Solution
Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions; Wiztivi, a leading company for multiscreen user interfaces (UI); and EKT, a company that specializes in the design and manufacture of set-top box solutions, have joined forces to create an end-to-end (E2E) OTT multiscreen and IPTV solution for pay-TV operators and service providers.
Tags: Viaccess-Orca | Wiztivi | EKT | cross-platform OTT solution | IPTV solutions | pay-TV operators
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Harmonic Deploys Worlds First Virtualized Cable Access Network for Leading Cable Operator Com Hem Posted: 14/02/2018
Harmonic Deploys Worlds First Virtualized Cable Access Network for Leading Cable Operator Com Hem
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and cable access virtualization, today announced that Com Hem, Sweden's leading provider of television, internet and fixed-telephony services, is using Harmonic's CableOS™ virtualized CCAP solution to deliver the Nordic region's fastest broadband speeds. The industry's only software-based Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS), CableOS enables flexible delivery of groundbreaking high-speed broadband services while at the same time lowering space requirements and operating costs. Com Hem is deploying CableOS across its network, delivering high-speed broadband services to a rapidly growing number of connected devices.
Tags: Harmonic | Virtualized Cable Access Network | Cable Operator | Com Hem | CableOS | CCAP Solution
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HbbTV Association Publishes Specification for Operator Applications Posted: 18/12/2017
HbbTV Association Publishes Specification for Operator Applications
The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, today announced that it has finalised and published its Operator Applications Specification.
Tags: HbbTV | HbbTV Association | Operator Applications | Applications | TV Applications | Operator Applications Specification
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Orange Chooses Harmonic for Combined IPTV and OTT Service Delivery Posted: 24/10/2017
Orange Chooses Harmonic for Combined IPTV and OTT Service Delivery
 Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that Orange, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, has upgraded its IPTV and OTT video delivery architecture with a Harmonic live encoding and transcoding platform. At the heart of the workflow is Harmonic's Electra¢ software-based system, which offers Orange a unified solution for both IPTV and OTT delivery to approximately 6.6 million subscribers in France, streamlining operations and providing the operator with the flexibility to reuse system capacity as its needs evolve over time. Using Harmonic's video delivery solution, Orange is able to provide its subscribers a wide channel offering, including 160 SD and 30 HD channels for OTT and 126 SD and 40 HD channels for IPTV.
Tags: Orange Chooses Harmonic | Harmonic | IPTV and OTT Service Delivery | Pay-TV operators
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Forthnet Deploys Zenterio OS on Legacy and Next-Generation Set-Top Boxes Posted: 12/09/2017
Forthnet Deploys Zenterio OS on Legacy and Next-Generation Set-Top Boxes
Zenterio, a leading television and multiscreen solutions provider, announced today that Forthnet, the largest entertainment and communications provider in Greece, has deployed Zenterio OS on set-top boxes (STBs) for its satellite pay-TV offering. Thanks to the flexible, modular design of Zenterio OS, Forthnet successfully added OTT services, VOD content, and a USB DVB-T dongle to its legacy STBs, while retaining the look and feel of the existing user interface. More than 650,000 already deployed STBs have now been upgraded to Zenterio OS, and the software has also been added to next-generation STBs delivered to new subscribers.
Tags: Forthnet | Zenterio OS | Zenterio | Next-Generation Set-Top Boxes | Harmonizes the User Experience | Saving Pay-TV Operators | CAPEX | OPEX | IBC2017 | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Espial Introduces 5th Generation of RDK-Based G4 STB Client to Power Operator DevOps Posted: 07/09/2017
Espial Introduces 5th Generation of RDK-Based G4 STB Client to Power Operator DevOps
Transforming the viewing experience worldwide, Espial announced the introduction of its fifth-generation RDK-based set-top box (STB) client solution. Maintaining its leadership position, Espial has introduced the latest Espial G4 STB Client to fully enable DevOps and harness ongoing RDK innovations. Espial is streamlining and automating development to dramatically improve time to market, accelerate feature velocity, and support the richest video service capabilities on the market, including OTT apps. This approach allows operators to seamlessly incorporate the Espial G4 STB Client into their DevOps model to accelerate service velocity with continuous integration.
Tags: Espial | 5th Generation | RDK-Based G4 STB Client | Power Operator DevOps | Set-Top Box Client | Harnesses RDK Advances | Enable Continuous Innovation | IBC2017 | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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SACHTLER AND VINTEN INTRODUCE FLOWTECH Posted: 05/09/2017
SACHTLER AND VINTEN INTRODUCE FLOWTECH
Sachtler(R) and Vinten(R), both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for more than 100 years, today introduce flowtech(TM) -- an all-new camera tripod technology with unique quick release brakes and easy adjust levers that enable camera operators to set up and begin using the tripod in an instant. Sachtler and Vinten will showcase flowtech technology with the flowtech 75 tripod, at IBC2017.
Tags: SACHTLER | VINTEN | INTRODUCE FLOWTECH | FLOWTECH | Tripod Technology | Camera Operators | Torsional Stiffness | IBC2017 | tripod | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Espial Launches Elevate Cloud SaaS Platform for European Operators at IBC2017 Posted: 29/08/2017
Espial Launches Elevate Cloud SaaS Platform for European Operators at IBC2017
Transforming the viewing experience worldwide, Espial will introduce its Elevate cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) video platform to the European market at IBC2017. With Elevate, IPTV, cable, and OTT operators can leverage a proven, multitenant cloud platform that has been successfully deployed by 40 North American customers. In the face of OTT competition, operators require a cloud platform that provides predictable costs and a roadmap to achieve web scale and speed. Espial's Elevate ensures that operators can deliver a richer and more immersive video experience to subscribers across all devices, including set-top boxes and consumer-owned screens. Combined with the benefits of the cloud approach -- including flexibility, scalability, and cost efficiency -- Elevate allows operators to attract and retain subscribers as well as drive new revenue streams.
Tags: Espial | Video Services | Web Scale | web Speed | Elevate | Operators of Any Size | IBC2017 | Cloud SaaS | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Indias Leading Digital Cable Operator Boosts Channel Count and OTT Services With Harmonic Posted: 19/07/2017
Indias Leading Digital Cable Operator Boosts Channel Count and OTT Services With Harmonic
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that GTPL, India's leading digital cable TV distribution company, which reaches an estimate of more than 8 million households in more than 189 cities, has deployed a next-generation software-based unified video headend system from Harmonic. At the heart of the solution is Harmonic's Electra(TM) X2 advanced media processor that supports MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC encoding for both traditional cable television and live OTT multiscreen services, saving GTPL significant space and power consumption.
Tags: Harmonic | India | Digital Cable Operator | OTT | CATV | GTPL | MPEG-2 | MPEG-4 | Electra X2 | Tony Berthaud
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Almatel Kazakhstan Launches New HEVC DTH Service with Harmonic Posted: 13/06/2017
Almatel Kazakhstan Launches New HEVC DTH Service with Harmonic
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that the largest cable operator in Kazakhstan, Almatel Kazakhstan, operating under the brand name Alma TV, has augmented its cable television service with the launch of a direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television platform using the latest generation HEVC video compression solution from Harmonic. Harmonic's Electra(TM) X advanced media processing platform allows Alma TV to deliver high-quality SD, HD and UHD channels across Kazakhstan with increased bandwidth efficiency by leveraging the HEVC video codec. Using the software-based Electra X system, Alma TV will be able to easily adopt new formats and codecs in the future, including 4K/UHD.
Tags: Harmonic | Almatel Kazakhstan | Pay-TV Operator | channel | HEVC | service | Electra X | Alma TV
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Nilesat Speeds Up Broadcast Playout Operations With Harmonic Posted: 20/03/2017
Nilesat Speeds Up Broadcast Playout Operations With Harmonic
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Nilesat, a leading satellite operator and broadcast service center in the Middle East and North Africa, with hundreds of television channels throughout the region, has deployed a multichannel automated playout system from Harmonic. Harmonic's integrated media server, storage, transcoding and playout automation solution speeds up the operator's extensive workflow, providing increased reliability, storage capacity and scalability at a low total cost of ownership.
Tags: Nilesat | Harmonic | robust | workflow | multichannel | Playout system | broadcast | cable | satellite | partnership | operator | CABSAT 2017 | CABSAT 2017
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