IABM presents its new Board of Directors

Andreas Hilmer of Lawo is the new Chair of the IABM Members' Board of Directors

The international broadcast and media technology association IABM has announced the results of its biennial election of Board of Directors. The elected representatives will be responsible for the general strategy of IABM, will maintain financial control of the association and will establish, review and change, if necessary, the policies of the association. The new members …

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Imagine Communications implements a disaster recovery solution for Sharjah Broadcasting Authority

Portrait of Anas Hantash, director of MENA and South Asia at Imagine Communications

SBA, formerly known as Sharjah Media Corporation, has decided to trust on Imagine Communication for its center in Al Thaid (UAE). The company has installed a disaster recovery solution using software-define technology in the primarily IP-connected environment of the broadcaster. It will provide full coverage of the four television channels of SBA, delivered by a …

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MultiChoice adopts Imagine Communications IP platform

EPIC Multiviewer of Imagine Communications

African satellite broadcaster MultiChoice has chosen software-defined microservices products and IP interfacing technology by Imagine Communications for its new playout centre. The facility is the first stage of the broadcaster, currently working with 150 video and 180 audio channels across six platforms to over 14 million subscribers in 46 countries across Africa, to transform from …

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Imagine Communications gets the “JT-NM Tested” badge for three of its products

Sneak peek at EPIC system of Imagine Communications

Products with the JT-NM tested mark go through a large number of tests (conducted at Fox Networks’ Woodlands, Texas facilities and administered by EBU and IRT, two leading European technical bodies) to ensure that they are fully compatible with the SMPTE ST 2110 and SMPTE ST 2059 standards, so the Imagine Communication’s announcement is great …

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 Thai PBS upgrades its systems with Imagine Communications

Screenshot of Nexio Motion, software of Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications has upgraded the existing news, production and playout infrastructure of Thai Public Broadcasting Services (Thai PBS). The installation operates under a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware with a running Nexio’s software from Imagine. According to the company, this “enables Thai PBS to put content on aire faster and easier to meet its audience’s voracious …

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Technology from Imagine Comms proves successful in an unusual challenge at Monza

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Technology from Imagine Communications proved successful in an unusual challenge at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza in November 2018. Its systems power the new live Ultra HD production truck operated by Global Production, which took part in an extensive trial organised by Ferrari as part of its Ferrari Challenge World Final (1-4 November 2018). This trial …

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Alpha TV migrates to HD with Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications has implemented a new multichannel playout centre for Alpha TV in Athens. This new installation gives Alpha TV the ability to meet its viewers’ demand for HD on all channels, and builds a platform for future growth plans. It also ensures business continuity by providing full redundancy, eliminating the risk of any channel …

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Imagine Communications has implemented a new playout system for CTC Media

Imagine Communications, CTC Media

Imagine Communications has implemented a new playout system for CTC Media, a leading independent broadcaster in Russia. The new platform is fully software-based, running on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware and carrying media as uncompressed video signals using the SMPTE ST 2022-6 standard.   CTC Media operates a number of channels in Russia, as well as …

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TV Azteca prepares for IP future with Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications, Versio
TV Azteca has plans to make a gradual transition to IP distribution, cloud-based operations and 4K UHD TV Azteca, one of Mexico’s leading broadcasters, has collaborated with Imagine Communications to deploy a next-generation playout and master control infrastructure. The scalable, software-based platform running on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware is currently driving 120 channels from TV ...

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Atresmedia deploys a Versio-based disaster recovery playout center

Imagine Communications, Versio, Atresmedia
Spanish commercial broadcaster Atresmedia, home of Antena 3 and other popular entertainment channels, has complemented its existing Imagine Communications Versio™ integrated playout installation by deploying a Versio-based disaster recovery playout center. The new backup facility maintains tight synchronisation with the primary playout center to ensure instant and seamless failover should it be necessary.   In ...

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