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Thailand’s BBTV Channel 7 Deploys Pilat Media’s IBMS for Centralized, Integrated Broadcast Business Management

LONDON — Jan. 8, 2014 — Thailand’s leading free-to-air broadcaster, BBTV Channel 7, has deployed Pilat Media’s IBMS (Integrated Business Management System) to manage all content, rights, and media traffic across its entire broadcast operations. In addition to supporting Channel 7’s current broadcasts, IBMS provides a scalable foundation for the broadcaster to extend its operation to include new multichannel and multiplatform services into the future.  “Following the evaluation of several business management solutions, we concluded that Pilat Media’s IBMS offered by far the richest functionality and integration,” said Palakorn Somsuwan, managing director of BBTV Channel 7. “By automating and integrating ...

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New Mac Pro review: Built for creativity on an epic scale

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionNew Mac Pro review: Built for creativity on an epic scale – The main logic board with CPU completes the third side, but is hidden from view by the port and connection panel.See on www.macworld.co.uk

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Elect Board of Directors

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionMotion Picture Sound Editors Elect Board of Directors – The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) announces results of the 2013 election of its Board of Directors.See on www.postproductionbuyersguide.com

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Harmonic Powers Industry Leading 4K Ultra HD Demonstrations During CES

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jan. 6, 2014 — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that it will power multiple end-to-end transmission demonstrations of 4K Ultra HD during the 2014 International CES, Jan. 7-10, in Las Vegas. Harmonic will showcase the amazing picture quality of the new format on Ultra HD TVs and set-top boxes (STBs) with its partners, industry leaders Broadcom Corporation, Sigma Designs, and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. “Harmonic continues to push the limits of currently available technologies to be a driving force behind 4K Ultra HD technology development and its worldwide acceptance,” ...

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HPA Tech Retreat Celebrates 20 Years of Inquiry and Illumination

Industry Thought Leaders and Technology Mavens Head Back to Palm Springs for Thoughtful Exploration of an Industry in Transition (Los Angeles, CA) For the past twenty years, the Hollywood Post Alliance(r) (HPA) Tech Retreat(r) has gathered a veritable who’s who in engineering, technology, creativity, and strategic business together for a structured yet informal meeting of the minds; where top industry leaders engaged in all aspects of production, distribution, post production, film, television, web and related endeavors, gather in an environment conducive to the exchange of knowledge and information. This year’s 20th Anniversary confab promises all of that and more from ...

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Myers Information Systems ProTrack v6.07

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionMyers Information Systems ProTrack v6.07. Dec 18, 2013 4:00 AM, By Erin Shipps, senior associate editor. Business automation ProTrack offers comprehensive scheduling and business management …See on radiomagonline.com

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ISE 2014: Riedel Video Cards Lend Flexibility to MediorNet

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionAt ISE 2014, Riedel Communications will show a new universal video I/O card for the company’s MediorNet Modular real-time network. Supporting a variety of small form-factor pluggable (SFP) optical transceivers, the …See on sportsvideo.org

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HD Radioâ„¢ Momentum Accelerates – SYS-CON Media

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionHD Radio™ Momentum Accelerates SYS-CON Media (press release) 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio Technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting, announced significant growth in audience,…See on news.google.com

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Vintagetools Launches VT900 Studer 900 Series Channel Strip – SonicScoop

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionVintagetools Launches VT900 Studer 900 Series Channel Strip – The German manufactuer Vintagetools clearly saw things that way when it designed the new VT900 Studer 900 Series Channel Strip.See on www.sonicscoop.com

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Chernock to Chair ATSC 3.0 Group

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionChernock to Chair ATSC 3.0 Group – Dr. Chernock is chief science officer at Triveni Digital.See on www.tvtechnology.com

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Video On Demand (VOD) Market expected to grow $45.25 Billion by 2018

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionVideo On Demand (VOD) Market expected to grow $45.25 Billion by 2018 – VOD solutions helps the viewers to reach any connected device, offering a key competitive advantage in terms of consumer reach despite of various…See on www.international.to

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Technological Advancements to Drive the Market for Channel-in-a-Box

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionTechnological Advancements to Drive the Market for Channel-in-a-Box … – … estimates and projections for Channel-in-a-Box (CiaB) in US dollars for years 2012 through 2017.See on www.prweb.com

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Thomson Video Networks and MStar Semiconductor to Demonstrate Advanced 4K OTT Delivery to Connected TVs During 2014 International CES

RENNES, France — Jan. 3, 2014 — At the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Jan. 7-10, Thomson Video Networks and MStar Semiconductor will demonstrate advanced delivery of over-the-top (OTT) content to connected TVs via the emerging High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard. The demonstration will highlight the interoperability of Thomson Video Networks’ award-winning ViBE(TM) VS7000 multi-screen encoding/transcoding platform with MStar’s 4K system-on-a-chip (SoC), which provides native HEVC decoding in next-generation connected television sets. “As the worldwide market leader in controller SoCs for TV sets, MStar is the ideal partner with which to showcase a full 4K OTT ...

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Chernock Named Chairman of ATSC Technology Group 3

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionSatellite Today Chernock Named Chairman of ATSC Technology Group 3 – Dr. Chernock is chief science officer at Triveni Digital.See on www.tvtechnology.com

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UK’s Channel 5 Up For Sale?

According to reports yesterday in the UK’s Financial Times, Richard Desmond, owner of Channel 5, is reported to be seriously considering the sale of the broadcaster.

 The paper says that Desmond has brought in advisers to work on a possible offload of the broadcaster with a view to raising more than £700m for his multimedia business, Northern & Shell, though it is thought that a more realistic valuation is closer to £400m.

 Desmond — a rather colourful and controversial figure in the UK, partly due to his company’s large stable of adult content — acquired the broadcaster from the RTL ...

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NAB Show, Dubai World Trade Center Will Partner on CABSAT …

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily Edition“We are pleased to partner with DWTC/CABSAT to bring some of the world-class education we offer at the annual NAB Show to this region of the world,” said Chris Brown, executive vice president, Conventions and Business …See on www.tsnn.com

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NAB Show to Host Symposium at Mobile World Congress

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionInspired by the NAB Show and produced by NewBay Media, Connect 2 Media & Entertainment delivers news and insight regarding all areas of digital media and entertainment.See on www.c2meworld.com

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With Netflix In The Lead, Media Stocks Handily Beat The Overall Market In 2013

See on Scoop.it – Broadcast Beat Magazine, Daily EditionWith Netflix In The Lead, Media Stocks Handily Beat The Overall Market In 2013 – Industry winners after Netflix include Best Buy (+236.5%), Pandora (+189.8%), Sinclair Broadcasting (+183.1%), DreamWorks Animation (+114.2%), and Live…See on www.deadline.com

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