PLAYBOX TECHNOLOGY POWERS SIX CHANNELS AT GMG

Date: 01/08/2011
PLAYBOX TECHNOLOGY POWERS SIX CHANNELS AT GMG PlayBox Technology has delivered a complete multichannel playout system for six new television channels based in Tbilisi for the Global Media Group (GMG), the largest cable television broadcaster in Georgia. This turnkey project was managed by PlayBox Technology’s recently formed Broadcast Systems Group in partnership with the systems integrator Qualitron Systems, Finland. The complete system was delivered and in service on time within a short timescale.
 
The six new channels include two each for GMG Sports and GMG Movies and one each for a children’s channel and a TV Series channel. The six channels are in an N:M redundant playout configuration provided by six main AirBox Pro playout servers and two multi-channel redundant AirBox Pro backup servers.
 
The workflow is built around a file-based architecture and comprises a wide range of PlayBox Technology modules, all of which are managed by PlayBox Technology MAM. These include AirBox Pro playout and automation servers, with integrated TitleBox interactive on-air graphics and multichannel audio to allow multilingual broadcasting, SubtitleBox for subtitles, and SafeBox for workflow management – making sure the media files required by the playlists, composed using ListBox, are in the AirBox Pro servers well ahead of transmission time. The PlayBox MAM includes the 16-channel ingest servers that accept video from a range of sources including DVD, videotape, a commentary booth and external satellite feeds. All feeds are ingested at HD resolution although the playout is currently run at SD, but is fully upgradeable to HD.
 
The workflow also includes postproduction. This uses Final Cut Pro NLE stations with their output sent to the 100TB fibre-connected central NAS store, along with all other media files. The channels can make use of the ‘Live Input’ feature included on the AirBox servers. This allows the servers to simultaneously accept and output live video and audio while adding TitleBox graphics and switching to and from recorded footage, when required. The live feeds are also ingested for re-broadcast, with or without graphics, and the MAM system is used to add metadata to the content live, which is then accessible in the MAM Media Library.
 
The project was international with the Finnish company Qualitron Systems responsible for the overall systems integration. The PlayBox Technology Broadcast Systems Group managed the delivery of their systems, utilising the installation and training resources of both the UK and Bulgarian Sales and Support offices.
 
Scott Adams, BSG Manager commented, “This project was a great opportunity for us to prove how the new Broadcast Systems Group can work in partnership with our existing reseller network to conceive and deploy complex turnkey solutions on time and on budget.” He continues, “Working in partnership with Qualitron Systems we had a first rate systems integrator and galvanised the already strong working relationship to provide a first class result. This is exactly how we want to continue to collaborate and make sure we meet the customers’ requirements. Understanding the end-to-end workflow is paramount. Knowing that the PlayBox Technology Broadcast Systems Group is 100% involved in every stage of the project lifecycle gives greater confidence, both to the client and reseller.”
 
www.playbox.tv


Tags: playbox | bsg | gmg | airbox | mam | listbox
Submitted by TV-Bay

Related Interviews
  • PlayBox Technology at IBC2011

    PlayBox Technology at IBC2011

  • PlayBox Technology at BVE North 2011

    PlayBox Technology at BVE North 2011

  • Playbox Production Air Box shown at IBC 2017

    Playbox Production Air Box shown at IBC 2017

  • Playbox Cloud Air at IBC 2107

    Playbox Cloud Air at IBC 2107

  • Playbox at BVE 2016

    Playbox at BVE 2016

  • Playbox at IBC 2015

    Playbox at IBC 2015

  • PLAYBOX TitleBox IP at NAB 2015

    PLAYBOX TitleBox IP at NAB 2015

  • PlayBox at BVE 2015

    PlayBox at BVE 2015

  • PlayBox Technology: ScheduleBox at NAB 2013

    PlayBox Technology: ScheduleBox at NAB 2013

  • PlayBox Technology at BVE 2013

    PlayBox Technology at BVE 2013

  • PlayBox Technology at IBC 2012

    PlayBox Technology at IBC 2012

  • PlayBox Technology at NAB 2012

    PlayBox Technology at NAB 2012

  • PlayBox Technology at BVE 2012

    PlayBox Technology at BVE 2012

  • Metus MAM and Ingest at IBC 2013

    Metus MAM and Ingest at IBC 2013

  • Cloud Media Management with Medway from Marquis Broadcast at IBC 2017

    Cloud Media Management with Medway from Marquis Broadcast at IBC 2017

  • Be More with Clear from Prime Focus Technologies at NAB 2017

    Be More with Clear from Prime Focus Technologies at NAB 2017

  • Hybrid Cloud Media Aggregation from Cantemo at NAB 2017

    Hybrid Cloud Media Aggregation from Cantemo at NAB 2017

  • Workflow Solutions from Pronology at NAB 2017

    Workflow Solutions from Pronology at NAB 2017

  • Object Based Storage Solutions from Object Matrix at NAB 2017

    Object Based Storage Solutions from Object Matrix at NAB 2017

  • Media Asset Management Software from Blue Lucy at NAB 2017

    Media Asset Management Software from Blue Lucy at NAB 2017

  • Mediaflex UMS Platform from TMD at NAB 2017

    Mediaflex UMS Platform from TMD at NAB 2017

  • New CEO and news update from TMD at NAB 2017

    New CEO and news update from TMD at NAB 2017

  • Prime Focus Technologies at IBC 2016

    Prime Focus Technologies at IBC 2016

  • Blue Lucy at IBC 2015

    Blue Lucy at IBC 2015

  • ERA - Cloud Services - at BVE 2015

    ERA - Cloud Services - at BVE 2015

  • EditShare at BVE 2015

    EditShare at BVE 2015

  • NETIA at BVE 2015

    NETIA at BVE 2015

  • Dalet at IBC 2014

    Dalet at IBC 2014

  • Tedial at IBC 2014

    Tedial at IBC 2014

  • Pronology at IBC 2014

    Pronology at IBC 2014

  • TMD summarises their work this year at IBC 2014

    TMD summarises their work this year at IBC 2014

  • Metus at IBC 2014

    Metus at IBC 2014

  • Metus at NAB 2014

    Metus at NAB 2014

  • Dalet at NAB 2014

    Dalet at NAB 2014

  • Nexidias Drew Lanham on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Nexidias Drew Lanham on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • EditShare on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    EditShare on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Primestream on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Primestream on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Dalet at IBC 2013

    Dalet at IBC 2013

  • Cinegy: Multiviewer at NAB 2013

    Cinegy: Multiviewer at NAB 2013

  • Dalet at NAB 2013

    Dalet at NAB 2013

  • TMD at NAB 2013: MediaFlex Reporting Module

    TMD at NAB 2013: MediaFlex Reporting Module

  • TMD at NAB 2013: MediaFlex Systems

    TMD at NAB 2013: MediaFlex Systems

  • TMD at NAB 2013: Content Intelligence

    TMD at NAB 2013: Content Intelligence

  • Editshare at NAB 2012

    Editshare at NAB 2012

  • Dalet at NAB 2012

    Dalet at NAB 2012

  • Broadway Systems at NAB 2012

    Broadway Systems at NAB 2012

  • VIZRT at BVE 2012

    VIZRT at BVE 2012

  • Netia at IBC2011

    Netia at IBC2011

  • Globecast at IBC2011

    Globecast at IBC2011

  • IPV at IBC2011

    IPV at IBC2011


Related Shows
  • Playbox at BVE

    Playbox at BVE


Related Articles
  • Boradcast playout on-site and in the cloud

    Boradcast playout on-site and in the cloud

  • Getting started with IMF

    Getting started with IMF

  • The challenges of media workflow automation

    The challenges of media workflow automation

  • The UPs and Downs At NAB with Mr MXF

    The UPs and Downs At NAB with Mr MXF

  • New workflows floating on the horizon

    New workflows floating on the horizon

  • MAM needs to adapt or die

    MAM needs to adapt or die

  • Assets in the air

    Assets in the air

  • Challenges for MAM with varying production types

    Challenges for MAM with varying production types

  • 6 Misapprehensions of MAM

    6 Misapprehensions of MAM

  • Small post houses delivering a big service

    Small post houses delivering a big service

  • Television is dead, long live television

    Television is dead, long live television

  • Do you have a MAM solution

    Do you have a MAM solution

  • The  true benefits of the media factory ideal

    The true benefits of the media factory ideal

  • The modern day media manager

    The modern day media manager

  • Meeting the Challenges of Media Assett Management

    Meeting the Challenges of Media Assett Management

  • The secrets behind live streaming

    The secrets behind live streaming

  • Broadcast Playout Over IP and in The Cloud

    Broadcast Playout Over IP and in The Cloud

  • Media Asset Data Models in MAM Systems  An Evolutionary View

    Media Asset Data Models in MAM Systems An Evolutionary View

  • Media asset management: the key to business success

    Media asset management: the key to business success

  • Tapeless Workflows, MAM and Archive: Back to Basics

    Tapeless Workflows, MAM and Archive: Back to Basics

  • UHD: a long road travelled

    UHD: a long road travelled

  • Four must-haves for modern media workflows: Enhancing your MAM solutions

    Four must-haves for modern media workflows: Enhancing your MAM solutions

  • Move and Deliver

    Move and Deliver

  • Manage and Monitor

    Manage and Monitor

  • Move and Deliver

    Move and Deliver

  • Getting more from your MAM

    Getting more from your MAM

  • The right MAM solution

    The right MAM solution

  • Automation...

    Automation...

  • Ask the experts: What is MAM?

    Ask the experts: What is MAM?

  • The impact on media workflows for multi site and cloud operations

    The impact on media workflows for multi site and cloud operations

  • Channel in a box: Tried, tested and trusted

    Channel in a box: Tried, tested and trusted

  • Metadata rules

    Metadata rules

  • Parting the Cloud

    Parting the Cloud

  • Say again? What is loudness?

    Say again? What is loudness?

  • This Is International Playout

    This Is International Playout

  • The benefits of Business Process Management in Media Asset Management

    The benefits of Business Process Management in Media Asset Management

  • QC: An Inside Job

    QC: An Inside Job

  • Either meet your listeners halfway, or get them to come to you

    Either meet your listeners halfway, or get them to come to you

  • Ensuring the longevity of an archive

    Ensuring the longevity of an archive

  • Archiving in a Multiplatform Environment

    Archiving in a Multiplatform Environment

  • Eye to Eye: Distribution and Delivery 2010

    Eye to Eye: Distribution and Delivery 2010

  • Playout in a recession

    Playout in a recession

  • Longevity of media archives

    Longevity of media archives

  • Eye to eye on Broadcast content management 2009

    Eye to eye on Broadcast content management 2009


News
Chris Shaw Returns to Cobalt Digital as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Posted: 17/08/2018
Chris Shaw Returns to Cobalt Digital as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Cobalt Digital today announced that Chris Shaw has rejoined Cobalt as the company's executive vice president of sales and marketing. Shaw will lead the sales and marketing team to develop and execute future campaigns and work with the Cobalt engineering team to ensure that the company's products continue to meet the changing needs of the broadcast industry. He also will oversee Cobalt's channel partner and distributor networks.
Tags: Chris Shaw | Cobalt Digital | Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing | experience | knowledge | worldwide connection
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Nevion updates orchestration and SDN control software ahead of IBC2018 Posted: 17/08/2018
Nevion updates orchestration and SDN control software ahead of IBC2018

Nevion, the award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, has announced that it will be showcasing a new update to its flagship and award-winning orchestration and SDN control software, VideoIPath, at IBC2018.

Tags: Nevion | Broadcast | Solutions | IBC2018 | Media Production | SDN Control | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Whiteoaks
More from this author
Media Links Strengthens Presence in China Region Through Partnership with New Share Resort Posted: 17/08/2018
Media Links Strengthens Presence in China Region Through Partnership with New Share Resort

Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, today announced its new distribution partnership with New Share Resort Co., Ltd (NSR), based in Beijing China. This new partnership will enable Media Links to better serve the growing Media over IP content transport and delivery markets in China.

Tags: New Share | Media over IP | Media Links. CCTV | Video over IP | Toshiyuki Naka | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Media Links
More from this author
DNF Controls Goes International with TSL Posted: 16/08/2018
DNF Controls Goes International with TSL

Building on their recently announced strategic partnership with TSL, California-based DNF Controls confirmed they will be present on the UK manufacturer's Stand 10.B41 at IBC 2018. The award-winning developer of Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces will be represented by chief technical officer Dan Fogel, who will be on-hand to introduce DNF control solutions to TSL's clients and discuss new approaches to efficient device management for studio and remote teleproduction.

Tags: DNF Controls | IBC 2018 | TSL | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Desert Moon Communications
More from this author
Raycom Media Improves News Efficiency with JVC Cameras Posted: 16/08/2018
Raycom Media Improves News Efficiency with JVC Cameras

JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Raycom Media, one of the largest privately owned media companies in the United States, has more than 260 GY-HM660 ProHD mobile news cameras in use throughout its local news operations. With built-in IP capabilities, the cameras have improved workflow efficiencies for multimedia journalists (MMJs) in the field.

Tags: ENG | broadcast news | news over IP | video production
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
Barnfind Fiber Platform Comprises Core of Signal Transport Solution at SCO Summit in Qingdao, China Posted: 16/08/2018
Barnfind and rsquo;s Fiber Platform Comprises Core of Signal Transport Solution at  SCO Summit in Qingdao, China

Barnfind Technologies' fiber platform comprised the core of the sophisticated signal transport solution at the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit that took place last month in Qingdao, China. The SCO, a political, economic, and security Alliance was established in 2001 by China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. India and Pakistan joined in 2017. The annual Summit was chaired by Chinese President Xi Jinping this year.

Tags: Barnfind Technologies | SCO Summit | BarnOne
Submitted by Desert Moon Communications
More from this author
DigitalGlue creative.space optimized for Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Workflows Posted: 16/08/2018
DigitalGlue and rsquo;s creative.space optimized for  Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Workflows

DigitalGlue has announced that its newly launched creative.space - an On-Premise Managed Storage(tm) (OPMS) service, has been optimized for DaVinci Resolve workflows and has successfully met the technical requirements for inclusion in Blackmagic Design's Configuration Guide. DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider, also designs and implements solutions for complete turnkey content creation, post-production, and distribution.

Tags: DigitalGlue | creative.space | Blackmagic Designs | DaVinici Resolve
Submitted by Desert Moon Communications
More from this author
Shotoku Broadcast Systems IBC Plans Include its line of Very Smart Robotic Pedestals, Upgraded Control Systems, Absolute Tracking and a New Manual Tripod Series Posted: 16/08/2018
Shotoku Broadcast Systems IBC Plans Include its line of Very Smart Robotic Pedestals, Upgraded Control Systems, Absolute Tracking and a New Manual Tripod Series

Shotoku Broadcast Systems, the well-established international manufacturer of advanced Robotic and Manual camera support and AR/VR tracking systems is maintaining its leadership role in the industry by bringing a mix of traditional favorites, products upgraded with technology-rich features and a new manual tripod series to IBC 2018.

Tags: Shotoku Broadcast Systems | IBC 2018 | Robotic and Manual Camera Support | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Desert Moon Communications
More from this author
SMPTE Now Offers Technical Specifications to Address Rapidly Developing Technologies Posted: 16/08/2018
SMPTE Now Offers Technical Specifications to Address Rapidly Developing Technologies
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, announces SMPTE Technical Specifications (TSPs), a new offering to complement SMPTE Standards by being proactive to rapidly evolving industry technologies and workflows. The announcement comes with the publication of the first TSP that has document number "SMPTE TSP 2121:2018" and is titled "IMF Application DPP (ProRes)." This TSP was proposed by the Digital Production Partnership (DPP), and it builds on the existing Interoperable Master Format (IMF) standard developed and published by SMPTE, which was originally designed for streamlining the distribution of premium feature film content.
Tags: SMPTE | technical specifications | DPP | IMF | membership
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
DTC Broadcast Nano turns up the HEAT in Miami Posted: 16/08/2018
DTC Broadcast Nano turns up the HEAT in Miami

The NBA’s Miami HEAT has bought two of DTC’s Broadcast Nano transmitters and a PRORXD 8-Way Diversity RF receive system with camera control to help enhance fan engagement and experience opportunities for HEAT home games at the AmericanAirlines Arena in downtown Miami.

Tags: DTC | Domo Tactical Communications | NANO Transmitter | PROXRD 8-Way Diversity RF | HEAT | Americanairline arean | Wireless | HEATV | ultra-low latency | Multiway diversity COFDOM reciever | RF | DVB-T modulation | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Wisycom Showcases Latest Two Channel MPR52-ENG Receiver at IBC 2018 Posted: 16/08/2018
Wisycom Showcases Latest Two Channel MPR52-ENG Receiver at IBC 2018

Wisycom, designer and builder of the most sophisticated RF solutions for broadcast, film and live production, will highlight its MPR52-ENG Dual Channel Diversity Receiver at IBC 2018 (Stand 8.D78). With two built-in diversity receivers with both analogue and digital outputs, the MPR52 is best-suited for professional ENG applications.

Tags: Wisycom | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
New Dalet OnePlay Transforms Automated Studio Production Posted: 16/08/2018
New Dalet OnePlay Transforms Automated Studio Production
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced Dalet OnePlay, a new-generation studio automation solution designed to modernize live productions, increase audience engagement and open up new revenue opportunities while optimizing operational costs and reliability. Dalet OnePlay leverages the Dalet Galaxy five MAM, NRCS and workflow orchestration capabilities to enable more efficient and collaborative productions, as well as a more effective synchronized multi-platform distribution.
Tags: dalet | dalet galaxy | dalet galaxy five | media asset management | ibc | ibc 2018 | oneplay | dalet oneplay | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
IMT Vislink to Launch New Advent Satellite Communication Products at IBC 2018 Posted: 16/08/2018
IMT Vislink to Launch New Advent Satellite Communication Products at IBC 2018

xG® Technology, Inc. (“xG”) (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), whose brands are recognized as the global leaders in live video communications in the broadcast, military and government markets, announces that its IMT Vislink brand will be displaying new Advent satellite communication products at this year’s International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) show (Stand 1.A69). IMT Vislink’s Advent satellite products allow operators to access end-to-end satellite communication workflows and provide turnkey deployments in the field.

Tags: IMT | Vislink | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
White Light and disguise present the Mixed Reality Tech Lab in the Future Zone of IBC2018 Posted: 16/08/2018
White Light and disguise present the and lsquo;Mixed Reality Tech Lab and rsquo; in the Future Zone of IBC2018

White Light is delighted to reveal the ground-breaking ‘Mixed Reality Tech Lab’ in the Future Zone of IBC2018. Powered by the disguise media platform, this fully immersive production environment will showcase the latest developments in workflows for live broadcast.

Tags: disguise | White Light | Mixed Reality Tech Lab | Future Zone | production | MR | live broadcast | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Bubble Communications
More from this author
TAG V.S. Announces Plans to Showcase Groundbreaking MCM-9000U IP-Multiviewer and Monitoring System at IBC 2018 Posted: 15/08/2018
TAG V.S. Announces Plans to Showcase Groundbreaking MCM-9000U IP-Multiviewer and Monitoring System at IBC 2018

TAG V.S., the international specialist in advanced IP monitoring and high-quality UHD Multiviewers, has announced plans to showcase its groundbreaking software-only MCM-9000U IP-Multiviewer and monitoring system at IBC 2018. The first of its kind in the industry, the MCM-9000U supports SMPTE's recently published ST 2110 suite of standards for managed IP networks that address HD and UHD uncompressed video and audio streams at the Inputs and Outputs. Demonstrations will be held on TAG's Stand 1-F94 in Hall 1 of the RAI.

Tags: TAG V.S. | IBC 2018 | MCM-9000U | TAG Decryptor | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
Submitted by Desert Moon Communications
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>