Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

Playbox Technology IBC2012 Press Preview

News Image
PlayBox Technology is launching new products and presenting the latest developments of its established Channel-in-a-Box technology at IBC2012. These include providing new levels of freedom for TV playout by removing geographical barriers and offering greater efficiency and flexibility for all users.
Don Ash, PlayBox Technology Director, Sales comments, “Our plug-and-play file-based playout systems are now well established as low priced alternatives for traditional MCR and other equipment. Now we are perfectly placed to go further by leveraging the huge opportunities of increasingly powerful IT platforms and infrastructure. The aim is to offer customers scope to do more with our products and services worldwide. The EdgeBox remote playout system sparked a revolution; there is much more to come.”
New Multi Playout Manager
Multi Playout Manager (MPM) is a fully assignable monitoring and control system with rights management for multiple AirBox playout channels from one or more internet-connected PCs. Running in a web browser, MPM is a networked workflow solution that enables multi-channel playout centres to monitor and control all channels’ schedules, programmes, media files and more, and to make live changes to the output if required. It can assign full or partial rights for any of the TV channels to one or more people to remotely monitor and control the channels from any PC, tablet or smartphone.
More browser-based products
MPM is the first of a new series of planned browser-based products. These will extend to ingest control, quality control management, advanced programme scheduling and advanced content management. These solutions offer ways to build new low-cost geographically independent workflows for playout to anywhere, from anywhere.
New Global Consultancy Team
PlayBox Technology is expanding its range of services for both its dealers and customers. The new Global Consultancy Team is aimed at larger broadcasters and networks who need to develop systems that, typically, span several locations and have particular workflow and business needs. Such projects are complex and need specialists to develop the required technologies and workflows. Initially the Team will provide consulting for needs analysis, workflow, clarifying expectations and developing the right platform to meet the needs. To provide a consistent approach, it will also follow the project through its lifecycle.
“This new team is a part of PlayBox Technology’s evolution as an international company,” says CEO, Vassil Lefterov. “As the market has changed, so have we. Adapting is about more than technology; it means developing the support systems to make sure clients always have the expertise they need, no matter how large or small their operations may be.”
This complements the established 24/7 customer support that can now offer remote monitoring and maintenance. Other available services include installation, commissioning and operational training while the recently formed Broadcast Systems Group supports complex turnkey projects and is already delivering the solutions customers want, on-time and on-budget.
PlayBox Technology will be demonstrating all its solutions that include: AirBox, CaptureBox, TitleBox, DataBox, SafeBox, QCBox, SubtitleBox, etc. as well as the fully integrated workflow solutions including: EdgeBox, AdBox, TimeShiftBox, TrafficBox, PlayBox MAM and NewsAir.
PlayBox Technology is an international communications and information-technology company serving the broadcast, corporate and digital signage markets in more than 100 countries. It is dedicated to the research, design, development and provision of the best products, systems, solutions and services. With over 12,000 TV and branding channels powered by PlayBox Technology the chances are you will have experienced our broadcast solutions for yourself. Users cover a wide range of today’s broadcast activities and include start-up TV channels, webcasters, DVB (IP/ASI) TV channels, interactive TV and music channels, film channels, remote TV channels and disaster recovery channels as well as satellite, local, regional, national and international broadcasters.
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

Intracom Systems Adds Hardware Control Panels To Its VCOM Platform
Intracom Systems has added a series of hardware control panels to its VCOM™ platform, its IP-software multi-channel / multi-access communications solu
Successful 2016 For PlayBox Technology
PlayBox Technology has reported 2016 its most successful trading year to date, with strong demand for its television channel branding and playout solu
Systems Integration: The Playbox Portfolio
PlayBox Technology has nearly 14 years of experience producing complete broadcast systems based on modular software and hardware. "We pioneered what i
Viewsat Scales Up To 140 Channels Of PlayBox Technology Neo
Viewsat has announced the expansion of all 140 of its PlayBox Technology playout systems to latest generation AirBox Neo. Based in Woking, UK, Viewsat
TVB Hong Kong Upgrades With PlayBox Technology
PlayBox Technology announces the completion of a major upgrade to the playout facilities at the studios of Hong Kong's largest independent broadcaster
PlayBox Announces IBC Preview
The international 'TV Station in a box' manufacturer, PlayBox Technology, has now been developing and refining its core video playout products for ove
PlayBox Technology Powers New HD Production Facility
PlayBox Technology's Neo solution has been installed by First National Channel, Tajikstan's state television broadcaster, as the core of a new product
AIT Celebrates 21st Anniversary With PlayBox Technology AirBox Neo
One of Nigeria's most popular and successful television channels, Africa Independent Television (AIT) has chosen AirBox Neo from PlayBox Technology as
ZNBC Deploys Playbox Technology Neo For New Playout Facility
Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) has deployed PlayBox Technology Neo as the core of a new playout facility controlled from its headquar
Viewsat Grows With PlayBox Technology
PlayBox Technology has supplied two playout channels to ViewSat. This brings the total of PlayBox Technology channels operating at ViewSat to 25 and c
PlayBox Technology To Exhibit At BroadcastAsia 2017
PlayBox Technology has announced that it will exhibit at BroadcastAsia 2017, 23 – 25 May at the Suntec Centre, Singapore. Making its BroadcastAsia deb
PlayBox Technology To Attend Broadcast India
PlayBox Technology has announced it will be in attendance at Broadcast India. On show will be the company's latest server-based Neo and cloud-based Cl
Celebro Media Selects PlayBox Technology Solution
Celebro Media has selected a playout solution from PlayBox Technology which will power a new channel for a broadcaster in the Middle East. Recently in
PlayBox Technology Heads To CABSAT
At CABSAT 2017, PlayBox Technology will highlight the latest enhancements to its Neo and CloudAir broadcast playout solutions. Taking place in Dubai f
PlayBox Technology AirBox Neo Powers SLAM!TV
PlayBox Technology has announced the delivery of a scheduling, titling and automated playout system for Netherlands-based broadcast channel SLAM!TV. "