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New STB OB truck equipped with Lawo console

Ukraine: Ukrainian broadcaster STB Worldwide Television, based in Kiev, has chosen a Lawo mc²56 digital audio console for its latest OB vehicle. Developed in conjunction with integrator TVC Lithuania, the STB truck features a 16+16C+16 frame console, offering 240 channels of DSP.  More

Whitepaper: Live cellular uplinking for television and the web – LiveU

The live coverage of outside broadcast events for TV and web content has traditionally been an expensive and logistically cumbersome business. Investing in specialist satellite trucks, or using satellite service providers, is beyond the reach of many media outlets, putting the ability to service live news and sports contracts, for example, beyond the economy of […]  More

Carrier ID for satellites for 2012 Olympics

Broadcast Engineering: In June 2012, Eutelsat will become the first satellite operator to incorporate carrier ID in its transmission parameters for SNG as well as for new DVB broadcasts. Coming in time for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, this follows strong lobbying from the Satellite Interference Reduction Group (sIRG), which hailed the move as […]  More

Eurovision goes for Kyrion encoder

ATEME’s Kyrion CM4101 encoder has been selected by the Eurovision network for MPEG-4 10-bit video transmissions by satellite. This selection – the result of extensive tests conducted by the European Broadcasting Union technical department since 2010 – crowns the maturity of MPEG-4 4:2:2 10-bit compression just two years after its market introduction by ATEME in […]  More

Antik develops STB for Sisvel’s 3D Tile format

Sisvel Technology has forged a technical partnership with Antik Technology for the development of hardware supporting Sisvel Technology’s 3D Tile format. The first of Antik’s 3D Tile Format-enabled devices — the Juice 3D Extreme HD 3DTV IP/DVB set-top box — will be shown at Electronic Asia.  More

Eurosport Asia-Pacific launches HD channel

Eurosport has unveiled a new high definition channel available to operators and viewers across its Asia-Pacific territories, adding to Eurosport Asia-Pacific and Eurosportnews which are currently distributed in 19 countries and territories across the region.  More

Audio @ IBC – revisited

Dan Daley’s wrap-up of a few more key new products and announcements in the audio field from the annual Amsterdam jamboree.  More

SVGE welcomes Ross Video as Gold Sponsor

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that Ross Video has joined the organisation as a Gold Sponsor. Ross products are found in over 100 countries and are used 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to produce and distribute video and audio signals.  More