PlayBox Technology reports a well-attended and highly successful Broadcast Video Expo 2014, held at the ExCel exhibition centre in London. Key staff at the show included Don Ash, Ben Gunkel, Ananth Sam, Alan Bunting, Phillip Neighbour, Maurice de Jonghe, Mike Timmis and Jonathan Baker.
PlayBox Technology is exhibiting together with its Middle East representative Advanced Media LLC at the biggest event for broadcasters in the area, CABSAT 2014. At booth A6-10 visitors will be able to have hands-on experience on the company’s latest developments, including ProductionAirBox and SocialMediaBox.
PlayBox Technology announces an addition to its ever-expanding portfolio of broadcast and production workflow solutions. ProductionAirBox will be introduced by PlayBox Technology on stand N 05 at BVE 2014 in London's ExCel exhibition centre, February 25-27.
First of all, congratulations! At IBC this year you announced your 13,200th TV and branding channel. The Playbox brand has achieved global recognition over a difficult period. In a way do you think the recession period created openings for your company? Now that the global economy seems to be turning a corner, what will be the strategy be for the foreseeable future?
TTNET, the largest internet service provider in Turkey, has chosen a broadcast playout system from PlayBox Technology for four high-definition live sports channels at its Esentepe transmission centre in Istanbul.
QUESTIONS FOR CHANNEL IN A BOX FORUM 2014
This technology is ever evolving. What has been the most innovative advance over the past 12 to 18 months?
ANSWER: Business-wise, reaching more Tier 1 broadcasters than ever before. Most didn’t even acknowledge that CiaB even existed 1 to 2 years ago.
By Ben Gunkel*
They didn't tell me this in the job interview but one of the great features of being Sales Director of PlayBox Technology UK is that you get to see inside more racks rooms than almost anyone else on the planet. The first thing you notice is the profusion of kit and the vast amount of cable required to tie it all together. Secondly, the slightly wild-eyed visage of the technicians charged with keeping it all running and meeting the demand for new or expanded facilities.
The ever increasing popularity of large-screen television displays has generated a corresponding rise in demand for high quality sports coverage. Antenna, one of the main television networks in Cyprus, recently decided to expand the master control room at its Nicosia headquarters to accommodate three sports channels for Cytavision.
PlayBox Technology announces an addition to its ever-expanding portfolio of broadcast and production workflow solutions - ProductionAirBox.
PlayBox Technology announces the introduction of a new 24/7 Global Customer Care service. This provides free round-the-clock technical support to all new and existing PlayBox Technology customers.