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RTL II Selects Nevion for Video-over-IP Solution

Nevion, provider of virtualized media production solutions, and partner LOGIC media solutions are selected by German broadcaster RTL II to deliver a video-over-IP solution for its OTT-playout. Following the acquisition of three channels-in-a-box servers for OTT programs, RTL II decided that all the routing in the new environment should be exclusively IP-based, using SMPTE 2022-6/7. All new devices also need to be free of traditional SDI-BNC connections. [Read more]


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AP launches next-generation live video exchange newsgathering platform

The Associated Press announced the launch of AP Live Community, the first live video content and service exchange platform for global newsgathering. The new platform which was developed with the support of LiveU will go live at the IBC exhibition on September 15th. [Read more]



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OTT delivery innovations from Harmonic

At IBC2017, Harmonic (stand 1.B20), an expert in video delivery technology and services, will present ways for monetizing broadcast and OTT services and engaging viewers. A focus will be placed on solutions with simple migration paths to technologies like cloud, all-IP workflows, HEVC and UHD-HDR. [Read more]


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RoboMaster 2017 Finals Livestream on Twitch

The RoboMaster 2017 competition finals will be live streamed exclusively on social video platform Twitch (except in China). RoboMaster 2017 is an annual robotics competition for teams of aspiring engineers to design and build next-generation robots and to complete with teams from around the world. [Read more]



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Mobibase distributes TV Channels to MAXtv in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mobibase, a TV channel and Video on Demand (VOD) provider that distributes content globally to any connected device, announced that it is powering the distribution of Arabic and Turkish ethnic TV packages for MAXtv, an IPTV platform based in Bosnia and Herzegovina. [Read more]


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Olympic Channel Welcomes Two New Sports

The Olympic Channel has reached cooperation agreements with the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) and World Bridge Federation (WBF) to collaborate on content for the global platform. The two new cooperation agreements bring the number of the federation partners who have announced similar agreements with the Olympic Channel to 54. [Read more]



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Wirecast powers FAI World Gliding Championships streaming

Telestream´s Wirecast live streaming production software recently allowed aviation sport fans worldwide to connect with the 34th FAI World Gliding Championships. With 29 nations competing in this year’s Championship in Benalla, Australia during January, the addition of sophisticated live streaming capabilities helped cement the event’s place as one of the largest sport aviation events in the world. [Read more]


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Sky Sports chooses NTT encoders/decoders

Sky Sports has chosen NTT contribution encoders and decoders, delivered by UK digital video solutions provider Garland, in Sky’s bid to be the first-to-market with end-to-end HEVC UHD delivery on its sports platform. [Read more]