London (UK) and Ans (Belgium) 06 April 2010 – PlayBox Technology and DELTACAST have been working together to extend the applications of the DELTA-hd SDI line of input and output boards into PlayBox Technology television solutions. The DELTA-sdi, DELTA-hd, DELTA-key and DELTA-dvi video boards are now supported in PlayBox servers that include AirBox playout, TitleBox CG and CaptureBox ingest high-end applications.
Major features driving PlayBox Technology to this decision include the full control of all SDI signal components including VANC (closed captions, Teletext, WSS, timecode), HANC, AES3 audio (including AC-3) and raw SDI frame. The DELTACAST boards also provide automatic bypass relays controlled by power availability, or by a watchdog. Embedding and de-embedding of audio (AES3) and timecode (VITC, LTC, ATC) are also available.
“We are pleased to see that PlayBox now supports all our families of boards in their high-end broadcast applications and that the work has been easy thanks to our unified VideoMasterHD SDK. Now PlayBox customers can use our broad portfolio of over 28 uncompressed OEM video boards to build I/O solutions in DVI, SD SDI, HD SDI and soon 3G SDI.” said Steven Deschuyteneer, Director of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at DELTACAST.
About PlayBox Technology
PlayBox Technology is an international communications and information-technology company serving the broadcast, corporate and digital signage markets in more than 100 countries. It is dedicated to the research, design, development and provision of the best products, systems, solutions and services. With over 8,000 TV and branding channels powered by PlayBox Technology the chances are you will have experienced our broadcast solutions for yourself. PlayBox Technology users cover a wide range of today’s broadcast activities and include start-up TV channels, webcasters, DVB (IP/ASI) TV channels, interactive TV and music channels, film channels, remote TV channels and disaster recovery channels as well as satellite, local, regional, national and international broadcasters. Our broadcast technology is used to power PlayBox Digital Signage.
DELTACAST is dedicated to developing and manufacturing state-of-the-art products supporting the professional TV broadcast market. The current portfolio offers six card families, the DELTA-asi, DELTA-sdi, DELTA-hd, DELTA-key, DELTA-dvi and DELTA-codec. With over 60 available cards, DELTACAST offers the most comprehensive portfolio for OEM broadcast development to create custom solutions for compressed and uncompressed video systems. DELTACAST also works with OEMs to customize development.