PlayBox Technology Neo Powers New HD Channel at main.tv

Date: 18/12/2017
PlayBox Technology Neo Powers New HD Channel at main.tv
Accompanying images show PlayBox Technology AirBox Neo in the control room (left) and server room at main.tv, Aschafenburg.
main.tv, one of Bavaria's leading regional broadcasters, has chosen PlayBox Technology Neo as the core playout system for its new high definition television service. Based in Aschafenburg, main.tv produces a wide range of programmes for viewers in Lower Franconia and across the Rhine-Main plain. The new system was supplied by VIDI GmbH, PlayBox Technology master distributor for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
"We chose a PlayBox Technology AirBox system some ten years ago for playout of our 625-line standard definition channel," says main.tv Technical Director Hartmut Lieb. "It is space efficient, power-efficient and highly reliable, connecting easily with the rest of our technical infrastructure. It also has a very operator-friendly user interface. The proven stability of AirBox and its modules, combined with the local support we know we can depend on from VIDI before sale, during installation and training, and post-sale, gave us every incentive to select AirBox Neo for our migration to HD. Don't ask us yet about UHD but we know the Neo product range can handle that too if or when it is required."
"This new HD system at main.tv follows the same configuration as its SD predecessor," adds VIDI Senior Sales & Project Manager Harald Kreissl. "Based on the latest generation AirBox Neo server populated with TitleBox Neo graphics and ListBox Neo scheduling, it comprises two-channels in main and backup roles. SD and HD playout can both be performed from the same server."
"The Neo product family continues to be very popular among European broadcasters, thanks in no small measure to the very high respect which VIDI enjoys in the DACH markets," comments PlayBox Technology President Don Ash. "We are seeing many television channels upgrading to our latest-generation Neo solutions, often to power new-start HD services."
AirBox Neo adds UHD capabilities to the core PlayBox Technology content playout system which now supports UHD, HD and SD in single server. Designed for 24/7 unattended operation, AirBox Neo can also be operated manually, including the ability to handle live-to-air throughput.
TitleBox Neo provides total control during on-air sessions, including text selection, running speed and transitions. Among its additional creative facilities are pre-constructed graphic components, video resizing (from live source or file), window-style display and website content ingest.
ListBox Neo enables programme editors to create and edit schedules days or weeks in advance of transmission. No special server or hardware is required as ListBox Neo runs flawlessly even on a notebook, including software-based trimming and previewing.
Transmitting in SD and HD via the Bavarian digital terrestrial network, main.tv (www.main.tv) covers a wide subject range including entertainment, local and global news, the arts, current affairs, sports and weather. Many programmes are also accessible worldwide via on-demand streams from the network's website.
Established in 1983, VIDI GmbH (www.vidi.eu) has served the professional broadcast market with value-added distribution of a vast variety of broadcast technology solutions. VIDI's guiding principle was always to support the company's client base with innovative and effective solutions and services to help customers achieve the highest possible standards of performance and content delivery. VIDI's focus is primarily on selling high quality system products and solutions to national and international clients in the broadcast industry. VIDI has recently expanded its portfolio to provide comprehensive system integration services.
PlayBox Technology Limited (www.playboxtechnology.com) is an international communications and information-technology company serving the broadcast and corporate sectors in more than 120 countries. PlayBox Technology Limited is dedicated to the research, design, development and provision of the best products, systems, solutions and services. Over 17,000 TV and branding channels are powered by PlayBox Technology Limited broadcast solutions. Users include national and international broadcasters, start-up TV channels, webcasters, DVB (IP/ASI) TV channels, interactive TV and music channels, film channels, remote TV channels and disaster recovery channels.

www.playboxtechnology.com



Tags: PlayBox Technology Limited | channel-in-a-box | channel in a box | CIAB | broadcast asset management | integrated media asset management | broadcast systems infrastructure | IT-based broadcast systems | disaster recovery centres | disaster recovery systems | digita
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