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.
PlayBox has joined the Masstech family and come together at Broadcast Asia 2014 in Singapore for the first Asian demonstration of the world’s leading integrated playout system for broadcasters.
PlayBox Technology reports a highly successful 2014 NAB Show, exhibiting near its new Masstech partner in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10. The exhibitiont attracted more than 93,000 registrants from over 150 countries, a 4 per cent increase on 2013 registrations. Total show area was 940,000 square feet, 7 per cent up on 2013, supported by 1,725 exhibiting companies. 27 per cent of attendees were from outside the USA.
PlayBox Technology announces a major new addition to its product range with the introduction of CaptureBox PRO. Introduced at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 7-10, CaptureBox PRO enables multiple channels of HD or SD content to be captured from a SDI and IP sources.
PlayBox Technology reports the successful implementation of a ProductionAirBox at PlanetaTV's Annual Music Awards 2013 Live show. ProductionAirBox was employed as the main player for this live production.
"PlayBox Technology has worked with us as a partner for many years and was there at every important step we made in developing our production and playout infrastructure," states Neptune TV's Executive Manager Dan Dumitru. "In our first few years of operation we have expanded our resources and our reach, opening a new studio in Bucharest and sourcing content from reporters in every major city in the country.
PlayBox Technology has chosen NAB 2014 as the launch platform for four new additions to its highly successful channel-in-a-box product range and one major enhancement.
New: CaptureBox PRO
New user interface for CaptureBox PRO is just the beginning. Underneath the streamlined interface allowing for convenient control and monitoring of up to 4 instances of ingest channels, are available some enhancements: GPU accelerated encoding engine, Expanded metadata handling and creation during the ingest process. Convenient Loudness Metering with True Peak measurement allowing for audio level monitoring and adjustment at any time.
PlayBox Technology is expanding the range of models in its TimeShiftBox series of television playout delay servers. Previously available in SD and HD/SDI, the new TimeShiftBox Duo allows simultaneous programme delay for more than one SD/HD channel.