PlayBox Technology announces the imminent release of SocialMediaBox, a powerful addition to its range of broadcast TV and Channel branding systems. SocialMediaBox enables programme production and presentation creators to incorporate comments from multiple social networking feeds quickly and efficiently into a single ready-for-broadcast stream.
IBC coincided with our 13,200th TV and Branding channel around the globe which sets us far ahead of our competitors and proves that we remain the number one choice both for established broadcasters and new business ventures
Indonesia’s national broadcaster, Media Nusantara Citra Tbk, has chosen a complete broadcast system from PlayBox Technology for its MCN News Channel. This was selected after comparison with other brands, followed by evaluation of the PlayBox Technology solution.
PlayBox Technology will introduce the new version of its ScheduleBox - Advanced Broadcast Scheduler at IBC 2013 in September. ScheduleBox will be demonstrated as part of a total PlayBox Technology broadcast production and playout management system on stand 8.C30 at IBC2013.
Europe’s largest dedicated broadcast gaming network, The Player Channel, has chosen “EdgeBox”, an automated remote playout solution from PlayBox Technology. The new system is installed at the channel’s playout service provider and can be fully controlled from the broadcaster’s operations centre in Hammersmith.
EbonyLife TV has chosen a complete broadcast system from PlayBox Technology for a new channel transmitting in high definition by direct satellite to subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa. The installation includes ingest, storage, content management, channel branding and playout automation using PlayBox Technology’s flagship AirBox and TitleBox servers. EbonyLife TV is based at Studio Tinapa, Nigeria’s ultra-modern ‘Nollywood’ movie production centre in Calabar in Cross River State.
PlayBox Technology is strengthening its management team with the appointment of Stanislav (Sunny) Petkov as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Plamen Georgiev as Chief Product Officer (CPO).
PlayBox Technology has successfully completed an extensive turnkey project to provide Antenna Ltd, one of the main television networks in Cyprus, with a complete, all new MCR. Designed, supplied, installed and commissioned by PlayBox Technology, the MCR is now on-air running three sports channels for Cytavision, the TV platform of CYTA. The project, that also included customer training, was completed in conjunction with partner Vavel Netmedia and installed at the Antenna Ltd’s facilities in Nicosia.
PlayBox Technology is boosting its UK sales team with the recruitment of Alan Bunting as Business Development Manager (Channels). He joins the company from Ross Video where he was Regional Sales Manager for Western Europe.
PlayBox Technology presented its latest developments during the most important industry event in the Asia region. Broadcast Asia2013, held for the first time together with CommunicAsia2013 and EnterpriseIT2013 at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore brought more than 51,000 attendees from 100 countries/regions under one roof.