At the AfriCast show in Nigeria this October, AfriCast 2014 conference speakers consistently referred to 'the playbox' as an essential part of modern broadcast workflow," comments PlayBox Technology Sales Director Ben Gunkel. "With up to 500 people attending each conference session, this reinforced the message we have been promoting that PlayBox Technology leads the field in terms of reliability, scalability, ease of operation, training, after-sale support and long-term cost-efficiency.
Mongolian broadcaster, Mongol TV, has upgraded the PlayBox Technology system at its headquarters in the country's capital city. New playout servers and integrated software were installed by engineering staff from the PlayBox Technology Asia Pacific office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
TV9 Surabaya, one of Indonesia's most highly respected regional broadcasters chose a broadcast system from PlayBox Technology as the core of a major technical upgrade. The channel transmits programmes from its studios from the country's second largest city. With a population of over 5.6 million, Surabaya is the capital of the province of East Java.
PlayBox Technology announces the latest in a series of recent sales successes by its Jakarta-based office. Global TV, which broadcasts free-to-air via terrestrial transmitters, satellite, cable and streaming media, has invested in a ProductionAirBox playout server for installation at its headquarters west of the city.
A PlayBox Technology AirBox and TitleBox form the technical heart of a new high-definition digital television channel, Bright TV, now on air in Thailand. The system was installed by 9Pages Innovation, a leading specialist in the design and integration of broadcast infrastructure.
Thai broadcaster TV Pool has upgraded its PlayBox Technology transmission control and playout system to allow high-definition delivery of Thai TV (Channel 17) on the country's terrestrial digital television platform. Three additional channels also received new HD playout systems. Currently transmitting in SD, Thai TV (Channel 27) and Loca TV (Channel 15 and Channel 25) can start transmitting in high definition whenever necessary. The system is located at TV Pool's headquarters in Bangkok.
PlayBox Technology has chosen IBC2014, Amsterdam, as the launch venue for the latest version of its AirBox universal playout and streaming automation server.
PlayBox Technology announces the completion of a new transmission playout and graphics management system at the London studios of Loveworld Television. The new installation forms the central element of a major technical modernisation programme, replacing earlier third-party equipment.
Thai television broadcaster, Channel 8, has chosen a complete playout automation system from PlayBox Technology as the core of a new high definition service. Based in Bangkok, Channel 8 offers a wide range of programme content encompassing news, documentaries and entertainment.
One Seamless Workflow was the theme of a PlayBox Technology Open Day on May 13th 2014 in Jakarta. Held at The Sultan Hotel & Residence, the event attracted about 60 visitors including representatives from Indonesian broadcast networks, production companies, content owners, government organisations and faith-based groups.