Planeta TV Advances to 4K UHD with PlayBox Neo

Date: 22/02/2021
Planeta TV Advances to 4K UHD with PlayBox Neo

Planeta TV, one of PlayBox Neo's longest established customers, is upgrading to 4K UHD @50p at its studio headquarters in Sofia. Latest-generation Neo-20 channel-in-a-box production, scheduling and playout will be used across all three of the broadcaster's channels which transmit round the clock to viewers in Bulgaria and around the globe.

"With 4K displays now in widespread consumer ownership, we are confident that a high proportion of our viewing audience will appreciate the very high image quality which UHD has to offer," says Radostin Petrov, Planeta TV's Technical Director. "We have upgraded all our SD channels to HD and invested in an additional AirBox Neo-20 for our new UHD channel. PlayBox Neo playout systems have performed excellently over the years and are very popular with our staff.

"The AirBox Neo-20 GUI is very easy to work with, allowing scheduling, graphics preparation, video editing and text manipulation to be performed creatively and quickly. Channel branding and character generation are handled using TitleBox Neo-20. Its template-based structure also ensures adherence to a consistent branding theme. The AirBox Neo-20 channel-in-a-box approach has proved practical and efficient from the viewpoint of our MCR and CAR staff: easy to interface with third-party devices, compact and reliable.

"Ingested programs, commercials, interstitials and images are managed using DataBox Neo which provides easy access to an extremely large library of indexed records. We have also invested in PlayBox Neo's ListBox Neo-20 option which allows us to create and edit schedules days or weeks before transmission. That runs as independent software which gives us the freedom to perform advanced schedule management and clip editing on a notebook."

"Planeta TV has proved a very loyal customer over the years and is a showpiece example of efficiently managed server-based multichannel broadcasting," adds PlayBox Neo CEO Pavlin Rahnev. "UHD presents great opportunities for television broadcasters to deliver high-impact content to their viewers, not least in the area of musical entertainment where Planeta TV already enjoys a reputation for excellence."


About Planeta TV

Planeta TV (www.planeta.tv) was first launched in 2001 and quickly became Bulgaria’s preferred channel for folk music. Over the years the channels expend to three - Planeta TV, Planeta Folk and Planeta HD - all broadcasting 24/7 and targeting a very wide audience around the world. Planeta TV productions include live and recorded concerts as well as music videos.


About PlayBox Neo

Building on 21 years of successful innovation, PlayBox Neo (www.playboxneo.com) 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 products and cloud solutions cover everything from full live playout to round-the-clock unattended transmission. They today power over 18,500 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. With its commercial HQ in Europe, PlayBox Neo has offices in the USA (PlayBox Neo LLC), in Singapore (PlayBox Neo Asia Pacific), in India (PlayBox Neo India) and the UK.




Tags: PlayBox Neo | Cloud2TV | Channel-in-a-Box | CIAB | Capture Suite | broadcast asset management | integrated media asset management | broadcast systems infrastructure | IT-based broadcast systems | disaster recovery centres | disaster recovery systems | digital media
Submitted by David Kirk (Stylus Media Communications)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Pixel Power at IBC 2013

    Pixel Power at IBC 2013

  • Verizon Digital Media Services at IBC 2017

    Verizon Digital Media Services at IBC 2017

  • SMPTE on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    SMPTE on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Telestream with Wirecast version five at IBC 2013

    Telestream with Wirecast version five at IBC 2013

  • Telestream with Post Producer at IBC 2013

    Telestream with Post Producer at IBC 2013


Related Shows
  • KitPlus summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 30th November 2020

    KitPlus summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 30th November 2020


Related Articles
  • In media monitoring, as in medicine, a quick fix is not a cure

    In media monitoring, as in medicine, a quick fix is not a cure

  • Digital media services need more than just standard protection

    Digital media services need more than just standard protection

  • Visualising the future of digital media business

    Visualising the future of digital media business

  • Archiving as a service at BBC Studios and Post Production

    Archiving as a service at BBC Studios and Post Production

  • Channel in a box: Tried, tested and trusted

    Channel in a box: Tried, tested and trusted

  • QOS - Its time to take a more objective approach

    QOS - Its time to take a more objective approach

  • Will Strauss looks at the growth of MediaCityUK and dock 10

    Will Strauss looks at the growth of MediaCityUK and dock 10

  • Digital media monitoring

    Digital media monitoring

  • Archiving in a Multiplatform Environment

    Archiving in a Multiplatform Environment


News
Never.no appoints Alex Humphries-French as the new Head of Marketing and Communications Posted: 04/03/2021
Never.no appoints Alex Humphries-French as the new Head of Marketing and amp; Communications

Never.no, the award-winning audience engagement specialist, today announced the appointment of their new Head of Marketing & Communications, Alex Humphries-French, who'll help to consolidate market position with key verticals in broadcast, digital, and brand advertising as a cloud-based SaaS solution

Tags: appointment | marketing | communications | never.no | broadcast | digital | audience engagement
Submitted by Never.no
More from this author
DCS Presents: Getting Safely Back to Work in the Age of COVID Posted: 03/03/2021
DCS Presents: Getting Safely Back to Work in the Age of COVID

The Digital Cinema Society announces the completion of a new mini-doc, Getting Safely Back to Work in the Age of Covid. The program is dedicated to the memory of our friend and longtime DCS member, Allen Daviau, ASC, an early victim of the disease.

Tags: DCS | Digital Cinema Society | COVID safety | safety on set | production | back to work | Panasonic | Panavision | Luminys | COVID compliance
Submitted by Lewis Communications
More from this author
ATEME and NPAW partner to offer their solutions free of charge to referred customers Posted: 03/03/2021
ATEME and NPAW partner to offer their solutions free of charge to referred customers

ATEME, the leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announces it has entered into a partnership with NPAW (Nice People At Work), the video intelligence company developing the most complete solution for holistic video analytics in the market. The partnership aims to offer customers of both companies a free trial version of key solutions designed to enhance the Quality of Experience for viewers of video content.

Tags: ATEME | NPAW | Video | Broadcast | Analytics
Submitted by Whiteoaks
More from this author
CTERA Reports Rapid Growth in 2020 Amid Increased Demand for the Multi-Cloud Global File System Posted: 03/03/2021
CTERA Reports Rapid Growth in 2020 Amid Increased Demand for the  Multi-Cloud Global File System

CTERA, the edge-to-cloud file services leader, announced strong growth in 2020 driven by continued demand for its multi-cloud global file system. CTERA enters 2020 having realised a 47 percent year-over-year annual recurring revenue increase in its edge-to-cloud solutions. CTERA today delivers the most broadly implemented enterprise cloud file storage solution, deployed in over 50,000 sites in 110 countries and utilised by millions of corporate users daily. CTERA’s business growth capped an impressive year highlighted by new Fortune 500 customer wins, including leading global brands such as W.L. Gore and Festo, state governments including the State of Texas and the State of Florida, as well as prominent U.S. federal civilian and military wins driven by CTERA’s U.S. DoD Approved Product List (APL)-certified private cloud solution.


Tags: CTERA | Multi-cloud global file systems | data storage | data management
Submitted by A3 Communications
More from this author
Trickbox TV Engage Seven New Hires In Exciting Company Expansion Posted: 03/03/2021
Trickbox TV Engage Seven New Hires In Exciting Company Expansion

During a year of COVID-19 uncertainty, the increased demand on Trickbox's broadcasting facilities has supported company growth. Seven new roles have been filled to support Trickbox's expansion of both their Virtual Events and Outside Broadcast departments. The new hires have diverse and impressive experience in the broadcasting industry and will be valued assets to Trickbox in the future.





Tags: Virtual Events | OB | Recruitment | Live-Streaming
Submitted by Trickbox TV Ltd.
More from this author
Fugro Shores Up Its Communications with Clear-Com Posted: 03/03/2021
Fugro Shores Up Its Communications with Clear-Com

IP-based Eclipse Matrix, Agent-IC Mobile App, and LQ IP Interfaces Enhance Quality and Streamline Offshore Facility Monitoring and Inspections.

When your job is offshore monitoring and inspection of critical infrastructure facilities and potentially hazardous environments, communications quality is high on the priority list.

The world's leading service provider for the collection and interpretation of data relating to the earth's surface and sub-surface, Fugro manages a global network of remote operations centers (ROCs) providing autonomous survey, inspection, remote vehicle piloting, data processing and satellite positioning services to the maritime industry. To streamline and enhance communications among its teams and these clients, Fugro is rolling out a combination of Clear-Com® IP and wireless intercom technologies including the Eclipse® HX Digital Matrix Delta Frame equipped with E-IPA Interface Cards, LQ® Series of IP Interfaces and the Agent-IC® Mobile App.

Tags: IP-based Eclipse Matrix | Agent-IC Mobile App | LQ IP Interfaces | Clear-Com | Fugro
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
PGA TOUR Selects AWS as Its Official Cloud Provider Posted: 03/03/2021
PGA TOUR Selects AWS as Its Official Cloud Provider

PGA TOUR uses AWS machine learning and analytics to bring fans closer to the course and transform how they experience the world’s greatest golf tournaments 

AWS, First Tee, and the TOUR will partner to empower children and teenagers to build inner-strength, confidence, and resilience through the game of golf



Tags: AWS | Amazon | PGA Tour | Sports | Live production | media services | cloud | video distribution | digital experiences
Submitted by Amazon Web Services
More from this author
AJA Announces T-TAP Pro Posted: 03/03/2021
AJA Announces T-TAP Pro

AJA Video Systems has unveiled T-TAP Pro, a compact, silent, and portable Thunderbolt™ 3-connected device that simplifies 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD/SD monitoring and output over 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 on compatible Mac® or PC computers. Ideal for a range of production scenarios, T-TAP Pro provides high-quality video monitoring, including High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for high frame rate (HFR) and large raster workflows from a Thunderbolt 3 host system.

Tags: Thunderbolt | 4K/Ultra HD | monitoring | 12G-SDI | HDMI 2.0 | HFR | HDR
Submitted by AJA
More from this author
AJA Releases Desktop Software v16 Posted: 03/03/2021
AJA Releases Desktop Software v16

AJA Video Systems has released Desktop Software v16, a free update that introduces powerful new features to AJA’s lineup of KONA, Io and T-TAP products, such as High Dynamic Range (HDR) signaling over SDI, expanded IP video functionality, support for the just announced T-TAP Pro Thunderbolt™ 3 output device, and increased compatibility with the latest hardware and operating systems.

Tags: HDR | IP | T-Tap Pro | Desktop Software
Submitted by AJA
More from this author
TRACAB Releases Coach Paint 8.2 Posted: 02/03/2021
TRACAB Releases Coach Paint 8.2

TRACAB, a ChyronHego brand, today announced the release of Coach Paint 8.2, the company's popular sports-agnostic coaching analysis software. Version 8.2 enhances Coach Paint with improved timeline features, more robust formation visualization, upgrades to flash detection, and the introduction of the all-new Coach Paint Training Ground, a mobile tool that makes telestration and video review immediately available to coaching teams before, during, and after a match.



Tags: TRACAB | Coach | Paint | Tool | Training | Ground
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Chyron Realigns EMEA Sales Structure to Enhance Agility in Guiding Customers to Next-Gen Live Production Workflows Posted: 02/03/2021
Chyron Realigns EMEA Sales Structure to Enhance Agility in Guiding Customers to Next-Gen Live Production Workflows

Chyron today announced that the company has realigned the structure of its EMEA sales operations to enable greater efficiency in meeting customer requirements and in guiding customers toward the next generation of live production. As part of this initiative, Chyron has named Olivier Cohen its senior vice president of EMEA sales and appointed Rosa Pereiro to serve as senior sales director for Southern Europe.



Tags: Chyron | EMEA | Sales | Structure | NextGen
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
TV Moving to All-IP - Dream or Reality? Deutsche Telekom, RDK, Broadpeak, and Wyplay to Explore Challenges and Solutions in a Virtual Panel Posted: 02/03/2021
TV Moving to All-IP and ndash; Dream or Reality? Deutsche Telekom, RDK, Broadpeak, and Wyplay to Explore Challenges and Solutions in a Virtual Panel

Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN), video streaming solutions, and multicast ABR for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, and Wyplay, a global TV Professional Services and Video Platform Solutions provider, announced today that they will host a joint virtual roundtable discussion on March 16. The panel will explore the latest trends related to the TV industry's transition to all-IP, with real-world case studies from Deutsche Telekom, RDK, and tier-1 TV operators.

Tags: Boadpeak | Wyplay | Virtual. Roundtable | IP
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Black Box and OSPL to Host March 3 Webinar on Asset Protection With TEMPEST-Certified Secure KVM Switches Posted: 02/03/2021
Black Box and OSPL to Host March 3 Webinar on Asset Protection With TEMPEST-Certified Secure KVM Switches

Black Box, an industry-leading provider of IT connectivity solutions, is partnering with OSPL UK to present "How to Protect Assets and Information With TEMPEST-Certified Solutions." Starting at 10 a.m. GMT on March 3, the 45-minute presentation will explain the TEMPEST protection profile, the test and certification process and the security benefits of TEMPEST modifications to Black Box Secure KVM Switches. The webinar will conclude with a live Q&A session.

Tags: Black Box | OSPL | Webinar | KVM | Switches
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Spectra Logic and OpenDrives Partner to Provide End-to-End Data Storage and Lifecycle Management Solution Posted: 02/03/2021
Spectra Logic and OpenDrives Partner to Provide End-to-End Data Storage and Lifecycle Management Solution


Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and data management solutions, and OpenDrives, a global provider of enterprise-grade, hyper-scalable network-attached storage (NAS) solutions, today announced an end-to-end, fully integrated data storage and storage lifecycle management solution to improve data storage workflows, ensure organisational agility and reduce costs. The combined solution integrates OpenDrives’ high-performance, low-latency primary storage with Spectra Logic’s StorCycle® Storage Lifecycle Management software that accelerates workflow productivity and advances business efficiencies.




Tags: Spectra Logic | OpenDrives | data storage | data managemetn
Submitted by A3 Communications
More from this author
GB Labs partners with Wasabi for media-scale cloud storage solutions Posted: 02/03/2021
GB Labs partners with Wasabi for media-scale cloud storage solutions

GB Labs, innovators of powerful and intelligent storage solutions for the media and entertainment industries, is now a member of the Wasabi partner network. Wasabi is known for its Hot Cloud Storage, a disruptively simple storage technology that delivers speed, productivity and price benefits.

Tags: Storage | cloud | media | broadcast | cloud storage | Wasabi | archive | management | intelligence | on premise | production | Unify Hub | hardware | partnership
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>