Author - Vijaya Cherian

Vijaya Cherian is Group Editor of the Broadcast Division at CPI Media Group, Dubai. She has spent the last ten years writing about the Middle East broadcast market from a technical and trade point of view. Vijaya is presently one of the judges for the IBC Innovation Awards.

Twofour54 tadreeb organises workshops at CABSAT Academy
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Twofour54 tadreeb organises workshops at CABSAT Academy

Andy Wilson, head of Centre of Technology, BBC Academy and INA specialists will head the workshops. The Abu Dhabi content generation zone’s training arm twofour54 tadreeb is a platinum sponsor of the CABSAT Academy; the event’s training initiative. During CABSAT, twofour54 tadreeb will offer a series of free one-hour workshops in conjunction with industry leaders such as BBC and INA. Global experts in the fields of broadcast technology and digital archiving will share their knowledge and...

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Argosy brings DTL MiniBlox range to Middle East

New distribution agreement with DTL to support expansion of MiniBlox into the region. Argosy will showcase the DTL MiniBlox range of conversion and distribution modules at its stand at CABSAT according to a new distribution agreement signed between the two companies. The new distribution agreement with DTL will support business expansion opportunities for MiniBlox ‘broadcast solution in a box’ across the Middle East. “This is a very exciting time for DTL Broadcast as we work towards building...

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3D Freestyle Rig from P + S Technik to be showcased

Sony and Advanced Media stands will feature new rig from German manufacturer. The P+S TECHNIK 3D Stereo rig product family is now offering two leading mirror rigs to cover the requirements of the creatives as well as of the producers for different types of productions – a Standard Rig and the new Freestyle Rig. The Freestyle Rig opens the realms of camera movement for stereoscopy by providing maximum stiffness and dimensional stability even under heat; lightweight, slim and compact design for...

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Fujinon XA20sx8.5BRM

The new XA20sx8.5BRM HD Professional ENG style 2/3” telephoto lens will be among other lenses featured at the show. The new XA20sx8.5BRM is a cost-efficient HD Professional ENG style 2/3” telephoto lens. It features 20x zoom factor; improved optical quality; fast, quiet and precise servo zoom and focus. Its ergonomic digital servo comes with Quick Zoom, Cruise Zoom. New glass coatings and properties also minimise color fringing; new EBC (Electron Beam Coating) coating improves light...

Argosy to demo Calibre UK’s solutions at CABSAT
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Argosy to demo Calibre UK’s solutions at CABSAT

Argosy will distribute image processing, scaling and warping products to the EMEA broadcast and production communities. Calibre UK has appointed Argosy to distribute its HQView, PremierViewPro and VideoExcel ranges of image processing, scaling and warping products to the EMEA broadcast and production communities. Pauline Brooksbank, managing director, Calibre UK stated that Argosy was “an ideal fit for Calibre UK’s plans for growth in the EMEA markets”. “Our products complement the already...

Thomson Video Networks exhibits independently at CABSAT
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Thomson Video Networks exhibits independently at CABSAT

After its split with Grass Valley, Thomson Video Networks comes with its new portfolio to the show. Thomson Video Networks will be coming as a new and separate entity to CABSAT this year. The company will showcase its portfolio of video compression solutions that enable operators to deliver high-quality video services to TVs, PCs, and mobile devices. The ViBE EM3000 HD encoder now features advanced 3D functionality and also boasts an additional general compression performance gain of 15 percent...

GVF Satellite Summit at CABSAT2011
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GVF Satellite Summit at CABSAT2011

The forum will tackle business and technical issues, including the developing regulatory landscape, disaster recovery and the practical issues around hybrid broadband and broadcast services. As part of the CABSAT Academy at CABSAT & Satellite MENA 2011, the GVF Satellite Summit that is organised in collaboration with the Global VSAT Forum, will take place on February 9 and 10. The forum will tackle business and technical issues, including the developing regulatory landscape, disaster...

Televes heads to Dubai
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Televes heads to Dubai

Televes to present range of solutions for DTT transmissions and fibre network distribution. Spanish company Televes Middle East FZE will present several new products at CABSAT including its new modular headends for RF networks T0X – DVBS2-COFDM, DVBS2-QAM, QPSK-PAL, A/V to COFDM; its new DTKOM range of amplifiers, its full range of products for fibre network distribution, its broadcasting range for DTT transmissions and more. Televes has had a lot of success with its IPTV solution in the MENA...

Volicon will debut Observer Professional in the Middle East at CABSAT
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Volicon will debut Observer Professional in the Middle East at CABSAT

Observer Professional includes an intuitive, streamlined user interface for both Mac and PC platforms. Video monitoring and logging solutions provider Volicon’s Observer Professional will have its Middle East debut at CABSAT. Based on Microsoft Silverlight, the Observer Professional includes an intuitive, streamlined user interface for both Mac and PC platforms that supports Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, and Firefox browsers, as well as integrated export functionality to H.264...