PlayBox Technology has completed the supply and installation of 15 new playout channels for the fast growing satellite service provider, Noorsat. Noorsat is a long-term PlayBox customer and this latest phase of channel expansion takes its total number of PlayBox playout channels to 120. Other PlayBox equipment includes ingest, CG and storage taking the total number of servers installed in Noorsat’s technical operations centre at Manama, Bahrain, to 139.
It’s easy to pick out just the highlights of a trade show and write a glowing report based on that, the icing on the cake. For PlayBox Technology NAB 2012 was not like that, the whole cake was great. Fantastic!
PlayBox Technology enjoyed a 20% increase in the number of visitors interested in our solutions at CABSAT 2012, Dubai, and the best place to meet broadcasters and dealers from The Middle East. The exhibition took place from 28th February to the 1st March and was the third successful show in a month for PlayBox Technology with dealers and customers as well as prospects dealers and customers visiting the stand from the opening minutes to the closing seconds over all 3 days of the show.
PlayBox Technology strengthens its ties with Periactes, who will now distribute our solutions in Belgium. For over nine years Periactes has partnered PlayBox Technology in French speaking African countries and the results have been great. With sales in countries such as Benin, Senegal, Burundi and Cameroon with excellent after sales support, Periactes has proved itself a loyal partner and will to start developing the Belgium market as part of its territories.
BES Expo 2012 was a great success for PlayBox Technology this year with a perfect quality and size of stand, the company was out to show it meant business during its fifth BES attendance. Both the stand and the number of staff manning it were the biggest ever for the company at this exhibition.
The PlayBox Technology stand, our biggest yet at BVE, proved a massive success with our existing clients and new prospective clients. All 3 days saw constant interest for new business opportunities with top national and international broadcasters and system integrators including many broadcasters and integrators from Africa including Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda.
There have been huge changes afoot. The traditional technologies employed for the playout of video material to air have been challenged. Broadcast video playout has evolved with available technology that is today traditional all-digital workflows including video servers, stills stores, graphics, QC, monitoring and automation. It works, but is, compared to the channel-in-a-box, costly in equipment, infrastructure, rack space and operation.
The EdgeBox playout solution designed and developed by PlayBox Technology is helping to enable the expansion of new TV channels around the world. Many follow traditional MCR-based workflow models but some are deployed to achieve new, more versatile and cost effective business models that expand the reach of TV channels.
PlayBox Technology presented its latest solutions and developments to a wide group of broadcasters at an open day event at the beginning of November. Those attending included professionals from various TV channels who were pleased to learn about the new business opportunities presented by the PlayBox Technology team. These included new opportunities for sales not only inside, but also outside, Turkey and the best possible customer service, provided straight from the HQ.
PlayBox Technology, the #1 international channel-in-a-box manufacturer, continues its long history of innovation by successfully integrating its latest software with new hardware-accelerated technology. This provides greater reliability and performs tasks in software that used to require costly dedicated hardware.