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Monetising history

While everyone’s talking of digitising their assets in today’s content-heavy media environment, the challenge lies in doing it right. Sanjay Salil sheds light on different models of digitisation We live in a connected world where nothing is standalone, neither computers, nor the...

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Monitoring it right

With a universal confidence monitoring system, broadcasters and other media companies can use just one product from a single interface by a single user to very simply monitor and troubleshoot the full range of signal and format types, says Graham Taylor With the evolution of the broadcast industry...

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Channel without a box

The concept of channel-in-a-box is nearly mainstream and the technology will continue to evolve. Manufacturers now attempt to take the channel out of the box, making it even easier for would-be broadcasters to bring new content to viewers The economics of channel-in-a-box are compelling. First of...

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Renewing the newsroom

With the rapid uptake of mobile devices, broadcast professionals must have a reliable multiplatform content delivery solution that provides a cost-efficient workflow and greater flexibility than ever before In an increasingly mobile world, newsroom production systems are being asked to do more than...

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Cloud to the rescue

Embracing a cloud-based CSM system can provide a media company with the benefits of content storage management while sparing them the headache of operational costs, says Rino Petricola Media assets are the lifeblood of a broadcast operation, and protecting them is akin to protecting the business...

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Optimising digital television transmission

As digitisation of television becomes more widespread, the focus is now shifting on achieving impeccable transmission. We look at some of the prerequisites for delivering quality and choice to the viewer in a cost-effective way It is common knowledge in the broadcast industry that all television...

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4K reality check

The standards are progressing rapidly, so industry players must decide how much and how quickly they must invest in 4K UHDTV technology to match consumer demand when the new services begin The 4K UHDTV high-resolution picture format (3840 × 2160 pixels per frame) is emerging as the standard for new...

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The road to IPTV

IPTV’s adoption in the Middle East has not been so widespread despite its advantages. A look at the challenges that the operators face in the region and ways to overcome them IPTV is well-established in Europe and North America, mainly because of the strong presence of traditional...

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Addressing broadcasting challenges

File-based automation offers a flexible platform for complex broadcast challenges. Craig Newbury advises broadcasters in the region to use file-based automation to manage one or many key processes easily through a single interface Broadcasters in the Middle East face many challenges typical to an...

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Sound entertainment

Dubai Media Incorporated used surround sound capture for the first time with TSL PPL SoundField DSF-B Digital Broadcast Surround Microphone package to broadcast the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship this year. A report When preparing to broadcast the Dubai Duty Free 2013 Tennis Championships...

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Beaming from Makkah

Saudi-based systems integrator First Gulf Company has secured a deal to deliver a full 1080p HD broadcast facility that includes the installation of a whopping 96 cameras in Makkah. When completed, the Kingdom will boast the largest broadcast control room in the world. In an exclusive interview...

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Interconnecting intercoms

One of the challenges for the modern broadcaster is to achieve operational flexibility, to allow technical and creative teams to co-operate in new ways. This might be direct working between multiple sites, or linking parts of a facility that were not previously connected, as we saw recently at Oman...

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Sound Advice

When enjoying a television programme, audio represents half of the overall viewing experience and therefore, it must be right. To ensure the optimal experience for the customer, the broadcaster must be able to monitor not only audio and video presence with ease, but associated metadata, as well...

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Watch the Sky

In November 2010, BPME broke the story of a partnership between BSkyB and ADMIC to launch Sky News Arabia. In March 2011, we reported that TSL had secured the SNA systems integration project. This CABSAT, Vijaya Cherian brings you the first comprehensive case study from SNA, based on exclusive...

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Making waves in Jeddah

 While most of the Middle East focuses on the launch of new TV channels, Saudi Arabia now boasts a sophisticated network of radio complexes across the Kingdom. The most recent one to be unveiled is Jeddah Radio Complex, a 19-studio radio facility that is both state-of-the-art and completely digital...