Sky Germany Gives OB Units Agility, Extensibility With Riedel MediorNet and SmartPanel Multifunctional Interfaces

Date: 13/09/2016
Sky Germany Gives OB Units Agility, Extensibility With Riedel MediorNet and SmartPanel Multifunctional Interfaces
Sky Deutschland AG (Sky Germany) has outfitted a new fleet of seven satellite newsgathering (SNG) units and two outside broadcast (OB) tender vehicles with Riedel Communications' MediorNet real-time media network and SmartPanels equipped with the new MediorNet Control App. The SmartPanel App enables Sky Germany to route and control signals across the MediorNet network according to the requirements of different live sports and news events. Because all SmartPanels also feature the Intercom App, users can enjoy simultaneous control and communications functionality while working with a single compact panel in just 1-RU.
 
"Riedel's SmartPanel with the MediorNet Control App saves us a tremendous amount of time and effort in adapting equipment in our trucks to address varying production requirements," said Alessandro Reitano, Vice President, Sports Production at Sky Germany. "Facilitating fast, easy routing and control of all signals across our SNG and OB tender trucks, the SmartPanel gives us a new degree of flexibility that translates to greater efficiency in our overall operations. Simultaneous intercom functionality allows us to save space by using the same panel for both routing and communications. The future extensibility of SmartPanel functionality with further apps makes Riedel's MediorNet infrastructure an ever more compelling solution for our OB vehicles and production applications."
 
Sky Germany's new SNG units and two OB tender vehicles are also equipped with Riedel's Artist intercom system. Linking the SmartPanels directly into the Riedel MediorNet media network as a dedicated control panel, the new MediorNet Control App enables users to route, control, and communicate all at once using a single 1-RU system that reduces space requirements and equipment costs. The system also facilitates an easy, single-cable link to the tender truck for larger productions. 
 
The MediorNet Control App is the second app family developed for Riedel's SmartPanel interface. With the Intercom App and the new MediorNet Control App running in parallel, the SmartPanel effectively consolidates two panels into one that provides full intercom and control functionality at all times. As Riedel continues to release new applications for its SmartPanel interface, Sky Germany can readily and cost-effectively take advantage of enhanced functionality as well.
 
"Sky Germany's embrace of the SmartPanel and our new MediorNet Control App demonstrates that broadcasters and production companies understand the valuable ways in which versatile, extensible software-based solutions can help them to establish and maintain nimble and efficient production operations," said Dr. Karsten Konrad, Product Manager at Riedel Communications.
 
Further information about Riedel and the company's products is available at www.riedel.net.


Tags: Sky Germany | Riedel Communications | OBunits | MediorNet | Control App | SmartPanel | broadcasting | Artist | Third-Party applications
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Riedel Communications on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Riedel Communications on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Riedel at IBC2011

    Riedel at IBC2011

  • Dejero at IBC 2016

    Dejero at IBC 2016

  • Brainstorm Multimedia at IBC 2015

    Brainstorm Multimedia at IBC 2015

  • TSL Products at BVE 2013

    TSL Products at BVE 2013


Related Shows
  • Day 4 of BroadcastShow at IBC

    Day 4 of BroadcastShow at IBC


Related Articles
  • Broadcasting Indoor Sky Diving

    Broadcasting Indoor Sky Diving

  • Broadcasting virtual reality to the world

    Broadcasting virtual reality to the world

  • Females In The Broadcasting Industry

    Females In The Broadcasting Industry

  • Females In The Broadcasting Industry

    Females In The Broadcasting Industry

  • TVFutures: Student pitch

    TVFutures: Student pitch

  • How HEVC technology is revolutionizing field-based broadcasting

    How HEVC technology is revolutionizing field-based broadcasting

  • The IP Solution - intercom systems without extensive new cabling

    The IP Solution - intercom systems without extensive new cabling

  • What a difference a decade makes

    What a difference a decade makes

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • High Resolution graphics for 4k and beyond

    High Resolution graphics for 4k and beyond

  • 4k - fancy fad or future of broadcasting?

    4k - fancy fad or future of broadcasting?

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • An artist gets bored of the same colour palette

    An artist gets bored of the same colour palette

  • Tech trends drive more efficent and more flexible communications

    Tech trends drive more efficent and more flexible communications

  • Mildred: The next generation of OB vans

    Mildred: The next generation of OB vans

  • Digital Communications

    Digital Communications

  • Broadcasting predictions for 2014

    Broadcasting predictions for 2014

  • Broadcasting from the icy tundra

    Broadcasting from the icy tundra

  • Why broadcasters need to be aware of the advent of HEVC

    Why broadcasters need to be aware of the advent of HEVC

  • Education: Live TV  approaches to learning without a safety net

    Education: Live TV approaches to learning without a safety net

  • The greening of broadcast facilities

    The greening of broadcast facilities

  • IT Broadcasting

    IT Broadcasting

  • Tally systems and Confidence Audio Monitoring for Sports Broadcasting

    Tally systems and Confidence Audio Monitoring for Sports Broadcasting

  • Modular Studio Design for the BBC New Broadcasting House Project

    Modular Studio Design for the BBC New Broadcasting House Project

  • Do you think 3D Broadcasting in its current format is likely to gain much market share?

    Do you think 3D Broadcasting in its current format is likely to gain much market share?

  • How the mysteries of Library and Archive have changed in Broadcasting

    How the mysteries of Library and Archive have changed in Broadcasting

  • Any Channel, Anywhere. How Distribution Service Providers Make Broadcasting a Global Industry

    Any Channel, Anywhere. How Distribution Service Providers Make Broadcasting a Global Industry

  • Will Youview and IPTV change the face of TV Broadcasting

    Will Youview and IPTV change the face of TV Broadcasting

  • Making the grade

    Making the grade

  • Broadcasting Audio in 5.1 Format

    Broadcasting Audio in 5.1 Format


News
Argosy brings intelligent power management and mission-critical cabling for AV, broadcast and smart homes to ISE 2019 Posted: 16/01/2019
Argosy brings intelligent power management and mission-critical cabling for AV, broadcast and smart homes to ISE 2019

Argosy (10-K165), a leading international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, is bringing a range of exciting intelligent power management and mission critical cabling equipment to ISE 2019, which will interest visitors seeking better ways to install and manage their infrastructure, whether for broadcast studios or outside broadcast, AV or smart home installations.

Tags: Argosy | ISE 2019 | infrastructure specialist | systems management | HD broadcast cables | broadcast studio | outside broadcast | AV | smart home | intelligent power. Chris Smeeton | Josh Simons | MKM Marcomms | MKM Marketing Communications | ISE 2019 | ISE 2019
Submitted by MKM Marketing Communications
More from this author
Guigo TV selects Globecast as content partner for its new Brazilian OTT platform Posted: 16/01/2019
Guigo TV selects Globecast as content partner for its new Brazilian OTT platform

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announces it has partnered with Såo Paulo, Brazil-based Guigo TV to provide 12 channels in Brazil for Guigo TV’s new OTT platform. The channels cover various genres including sports, lifestyle and children’s programming.

Tags: Channel distribution | pay-TV | distribution | international content
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
Vitec Production Solutions at the BSC Expo Posted: 15/01/2019
Vitec Production Solutions at the BSC Expo
Making its official debut at the BSC Expo will be the all-new dual-battery bracket, which enables users to power a Gemini panel with two industry-standard 14.4V broadcast camera batteries mounted directly to the yoke or light stand. With its extremely lightweight and on-board, ballast-free power supply, Gemini has always been easy to transport and rig at on-location shoots. Now it's even more practical in situations where portable power is preferred over mains power, including a broad range of ENG and ENP applications. Unlike competing LED panels, which can only generate 50 percent of their maximum output when battery-powered, Gemini can operate at up to 100 percent intensity running from mains and battery power alike.
Tags: Vitec Production Solutions | BSC Expo | Litepanels | Dual-Battery Bracket | Gemini 2x1 Soft Panel | OConnor | Fluid Head 2560 | Anton/Bauer | Dionic XT Battery Series
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
ISE 2019 Visitors Will Get Their First Chance To See DPA Exceptional Subminiature Microphones Posted: 15/01/2019
ISE 2019 Visitors Will Get Their First Chance To See DPA and rsquo;s Exceptional Subminiature Microphones
At ISE 2019, DPA Microphones will introduce the AV, Conference and Installation markets to its smallest ever high-end pro audio microphone capsule that is incorporated into the d:screet™ CORE 6060 and 6061 Subminiature Microphones and the d:fine™ CORE 6066 Subminiature Headset Microphone.
Tags: DPA Microphones | ISE 2019 | Subminiature Microphones | Series 6000 | ISE 2019
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
More from this author
TV Cultura Brazil Prepares for the Future with Grass Valley Posted: 15/01/2019
TV Cultura Brazil Prepares for the Future with Grass Valley

Brazil’sTV Cultura has selected Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to enhance its production workflow with a newly expanded playout infrastructure. The broadcaster is now equipped with more channels, higher resolution content and smoother integration – supporting its vision to deliver richer content to its viewers.

Tags: Grass Valley | TV Cultura | Brazil
Submitted by Platform Comms
More from this author
Location Sound Hosts Wisycom Q and A for Broadcast and TV Professionals Posted: 15/01/2019
Location Sound Hosts Wisycom Q and amp;A for Broadcast and TV Professionals

Wisycom, designer and builder of the most sophisticated RF solutions for broadcast, film and live production, is pleased to announce a Wisycom USA Q&A party to reinforce the company’s U.S. presence, which was announced last year. The networking event, being held at Location Sound in North Hollywood on Friday, January 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., aims to strengthen the brand’s status among film and broadcast professionals.

Tags: D. Pagan Communications | WISYCOM
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
BP Energizes Its Media Production with EditShare Posted: 15/01/2019
BP Energizes Its Media Production with EditShare

EditShare® a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, AQC and media management solutions, announced today that global energy brand BP, has invested in the XStream EFS scale-out storage platform and Flow media asset management to manage the commissioning, producing and publishing of BP-related media projects.

Tags: EditShare | BP | media | storage | film | documentary | production | production | postproduction
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
CRYSTAL VISION SOLVES BROADCASTERS IP AND SDI PROBLEMS AT BVE 2019 (STAND E50) Posted: 15/01/2019
CRYSTAL VISION SOLVES BROADCASTERS IP AND SDI PROBLEMS AT BVE 2019 (STAND E50)

Crystal Vision will be showing its flexible IP platform, the MARBLE-V1 media processor hardware and the initial six software apps which run on it. These apps are IP . Crystal Vision will also be showing its extensive range of modular interface and keyers for those planning SDI projects, including its popular chroma keyers, video delays and fail-safe routing switches.

Tags: Crystal Vision | BVE 2019
Submitted by Crystal Vision Ltd.
More from this author
Calrec Brio audio consoles see major success in Japanese market Posted: 15/01/2019
Calrec Brio audio consoles see major success in Japanese market

In 2018, Calrec Audio generated serious momentum in the Japanese broadcasting market with the sale of 40 of its Brio audio consoles to a number of Japanese broadcasters. The customers are a mix of existing and new.

Tags: Audio; audio consoles; audio routing;
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
New Cobalt Digital Customizable 4K Encoder Cards Now Shipping Posted: 14/01/2019
New Cobalt Digital Customizable 4K Encoder Cards Now Shipping

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Cobalt Digital today announced the availability of its 9992ENC series of HEVC/H.265/MPEG-5 encoders for openGear® frames. Designed for a variety of broadcast applications, the dual-slot card offers customized I/O options and extensive audio support for cost-effective contribution, distribution, ENG, IPTV, and OTT solutions.

Tags: Cobalt Digital | encoder | distribution | ENG
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
TVU Networks Receives End-of-Year Innovation Awards Posted: 14/01/2019
TVU Networks Receives End-of-Year Innovation Awards

TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, today announced the company was awarded two 2018 Product Innovation Awards from Future Publishing. Publishers of TV Technology, Government Video, Radio World and Creative Planet/DV and VE magazines, the annual Future Publishing awards honor the year’s top product introductions in TV, professional video and broadcast/online radio technology.

Tags: video-over-IP | IP-video-production | TVU-Networks | automated-video-content-management | cloud-based-video
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
RHC to Present Lava Cable Product Line at NAMM 2019 Posted: 14/01/2019
RHC to Present Lava Cable Product Line at NAMM 2019

RHC will showcase the Lava Cable product line at the 2019 NAMM Show (Booth #11510). RHC acquired the brand’s assets last spring and has streamlined the Lava Cable product offerings to focus on the company’s best-selling products.

Tags: RapcoHorizon | BVE 2019 | BVE 2019
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
PMC Showcases Dolby Atmos Adoption at NAMM 2019 Posted: 14/01/2019
PMC Showcases Dolby Atmos Adoption at NAMM 2019

A Dolby Atmos® demo suite will form the centerpiece of PMC’s booth (16112) at NAMM 2019, giving artists, producers and recording engineers an opportunity to experience Dolby Atmos through a world-class monitoring system.

Tags: PMC Speakers | NAMM 2019 | Dolby Atmos Demo Room | Capitol Studios
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
More from this author
Rising Star Elle Exxe Is Named As Pro7ect 2019 Resident Artist Posted: 14/01/2019
Rising Star Elle Exxe Is Named As Pro7ect 2019 and rsquo;s Resident Artist
Elle Exxe, the formidable and fully fledged electro-clash pop star, will be the resident artist at this year’s Pro7ect songwriting retreat, which teams top songwriters with top producers for three days or pure collaborative inspiration at Brighton’s Hotel Pelirocco.
Tags: Pro7ect 2019 | Songwriters Retreat | Elle Exxe | Hotel Pelirocco | Brighton
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
More from this author
LiveU Announces $20M Multi-Year Deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group Posted: 14/01/2019
LiveU Announces $20M Multi-Year Deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI) recently signed a multi-year lease agreement with LiveU that upgrades its fleet of hundreds of portable transmission units to LU600 HEVC for its newsgathering operations, ensuring the media company always has the latest bonded IP technology. The agreement immediately upgrades Sinclair stations spanning 80 production locations in the US to LiveU’s flagship model of HEVC field units featuring higher efficiencies, greater stability, increased reliability and the best video quality in low bandwidth situations.
Tags: Cellular bonding. acquisition | uplinking | contribution | news | sport | HEVC | 4K
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>