Just over 10 years ago, we introduced a system which gave broadcast channel operators the option of hosting their playout servers at the distant end of an internet connection rather than on-site. All they needed on site was a computer capable of running a web browser plus a reasonably fast internet link for uploading file-based audiovisual content to the host service-provider. It was a great success and is still a current product.
"Competition for viewer attention between terrestrial, satellite and online-streaming delivery will continue to increase during 2018," comments PlayBox Technology CEO Pavlin Rahnev. "Which route the output from our products takes during delivery to viewers is largely academic. Our role in the workflow is to ensure that all content, interstitials and region-specific commercials are safely integrated into the broadcaster's transmission schedule, ready for fully automated or manually supervised playout.
PlayBox Technology announces the completion of a playout system upgrade at the Nexmedia broadcast production centre in Jakarta. The project includes the renewal of existing PlayBox Technology main and backup channel-in-a-box servers, now replaced with a new system based on AirBox Neo, plus additional Neo systems to accommodate new on-air channels.
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.
PlayBox Technology announces a key addition to its global partnership team with the appointment of VIDI GmbH as master distributor for the DACH region comprising Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Following a highly successful IBC in September, PlayBox Technology exhibited at no less than three major broadcast trade shows during the past month: Broadcast India in Mumbai (October 12-14), NAB New York (October 18-19) and Broadcast Indonesia in Jakarta (October 25-27).
Maintaining its leadership in the field of broadcast playout and channel branding, PlayBox Technology demonstrated the future-proof flexibility of its Neo and CloudAir solutions at IBC Amsterdam mid September and NAB New York mid October.
AirBox Neo from PlayBox Technology forms the core of a newly commissioned broadcast playout system for the Washington headquarters of KBS-WATV. The solution was designed, installed and configured in partnership with PlayBox Technology USA by Seattle-Tacoma-based Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS).
Tajikistan's state television broadcaster, First National Channel, has chosen PlayBox Technology Neo as the core of a new production, graphics and playout facility at its studios in the Tajik capital city, Dushanbe. Supplied by Kiev-based broadcast system integrator OPTA Video, the new system forms part of a major expansion to 1080i high definition.