Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
20/05/2024

Grass Valley Partners With SPL Media House

News Image
Grass Valley® has partnered SPL Media House (SPL MH) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, marking a significant milestone with its cutting-edge AMPP SaaS Platform deployment in the region.

As the media arm of the Saudi Pro League, SPL MH began using Grass Valley's AMPP to produce and distribute content.

SPL MH also uses Grass Valley's Framelight-X cloud-native asset management solution to create various video packages featuring Saudi Pro League clubs, players and highlights that are streamed via various digital platforms.

When the Saudi Pro League first tasked SPL MH with distributing match content, there was no legacy broadcast hardware in place. And, given that the first match was set to begin in just six weeks, they decided that the solution needed to be a cloud-based infrastructure that could be deployed quickly without complicated third-party systems integration.

According to Peter Van Dam, COO for SPL Media House: "Grass Valley's AMPP proved to be the only end-to-end SaaS platform in the world that could be run in the cloud and 'built-out' in our very tight timeframe. It is also the only 'tried-and-tested' solution that is reliable and robust enough for our demanding application. AMPP's SaaS model also enabled an “OpEx” model versus the traditional hardware-based 'CapEx' model. AMPP’s workflows can be easily integrated, modified, and scaled as needs change.

"With a global audience of roughly 140 million viewers, there is strong interest in watching our matches and following our teams and players,” Van Dam said. “We were free to deploy an all-native-cloud solution because we weren’t locked into any traditional hardware or infrastructure."

To deploy AMPP, a small room in SPL MH’s production facility was turned into an international broadcast Network Operations Center (NOC). Feeds from the nine matches produced weekly are sent to AMPP via Haivision & LiveU SRT or NDI from the outside broadcast (OB) trucks stationed at the stadiums. From AMPP, these game feeds are distributed from the NOC to several social media & service platforms used by SPL & rights holders and to create alternative content. In addition, remote commentary & distribution for the WPL “Saudi Women’s Premier League” is fully controlled via AMPP.

Come and visit booth # S1-J10 at CABSAT in Dubai from May 21 to 23, 2024 and discover how Grass Valley is shaping the future of Media Production.

www.grassvalley.com
VMI.TV Ltd

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

17/06/2024
Large Deployment Of An AEQ Intercom System At Channel One TV In Ghana
The integration of a complete Intercom system was recently completed at the Citi TV studios, now rebranded as Channel One TV in Tesano, Ghana. With th
20/06/2012
Grass Valley Showcases Breadth And Depth Of Solutions
At BroadcastAsia 2012 in Singapore, June 19-22, 2012, Grass Valley will showcase its latest suite of solutions to empower media companies with the mos
21/10/2010
Grass Valley Supports New TV Channel In Ghana
As part of its on-going development in Africa, Grass Valley is supplying a turnkey high-definition TV production studio, complete with cameras, video
18/11/2009
D2 Video Produções Commits To Grass Valley For New HD Sports Production Facilities
Across South America, Grass Valley continues to be the vendor of choice for live high-definition production. As the most recent example, D2 Video Prod
25/03/2024
Grass Valley's AMPP Revolutionises Live GLS Experience
Agile, scalable AMPP enables the Global Leadership Network (GLN) to create and deliver multiple, time-shifted live streams, each containing customised
12/08/2009
Grass Valley Deploys Facility-Wide Playout SAN
The Netherlands division of SBS/ProSiebenSat.1 Group is upgrading its entire content playout platform to handle and distribute high-definiton content
13/08/2012
Latest In Streamlined Workflows From Grass Valley On Display At China’s 2012 BIRTV Show
Grass Valley™ will exhibit its latest, field-proven solutions for live production, file-based workflows, and integrated playout applications at the 20
07/08/2012
Germany's PARTER Capital Group Acquires Grass Valley German Systems Integration Business
Grass Valley™, the Premier Video Technology Solutions Company, today announced that PARTER Capital Group, a major equity investment firm based in Fran
25/06/2012
New Delhi Television Updates To Grass Valley K2 Summit Servers
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV), India’s premier news network, has converted its entire master control and content distribution infrastructure to
04/02/2020
Black Dragon Capital Completes Agreement To Acquire Grass Valley
Black Dragon Capital has completed an agreement with Belden Inc. in which it will acquire Grass Valley, a supplier of broadcast and media solutions fo
25/08/2005
Grass Valley debuts new K2 media server & media client system
Blending the latest advancements in IT technologies with its deep experience in video and audio processing, management and storage, Thomson has announ
20/05/2009
EPTV Uses Grass Valley Technology For Two New HD Station Upgrades
Brazil's Empresa Paulista de Televisao (EPTV) continues its more than ten year history in investing in Grass Valley technology, this time for its conv
29/05/2012
TV Record Uses Grass Valley Technologies To Support International Sporting Events In London
TV Record, Brazil’s second-largest television network, will deploy a complete high-definition (HD) production system from Grass Valley™ on-site in Lon
11/11/2009
Mobile TV Group Installs Grass Valley Kayenne Switcher
Denver-based Mobile Television Group (MTVG) has installed its second Grass Valley Kayenne multi-format Video Production Centre, on board its truck, 10
03/04/2009
Tapeless Workflow For Major News Operation In Turkey
Huzur Radyo TV, an affiliate of News Corporation Europe, will go on air with a multi-million euro tapeless news, production and playout system impleme