Broadcasting Equipment

Decoders

STMicroelectronics' Digital Satellite Broadcast Chips Enable In-Vehicle SIRIUS Backseat TV(TM)

SIRIUS Satellite Radio digital video receiver provides consumers with high-quality reception in several new Chrysler Group vehicles Geneva, June 27, 2007 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) today announced it is providing the digital broadcasting chipset for SIRIUS Backseat TV(TM), a ground-breaking TV service that delivers live TV from the best family TV programmers directly to vehicles. SIRIUS...

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Communication Systems

GPON Solution promotes ultra-broadband service delivery.

High-density all-IP optical access platform supports Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON), 200 Gb advanced switching architecture with onboard high-capacity single and 10 Gb WAN interfaces. It also supports 10 Gb to each application unit, resulting in full GPON line-rate throughput to access network. Built to support growth in unicast video content, solution accommodates dynamic video...

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Servers

NFL Officials to Use Harris Corporation High Definition Systems to View Instant Replays

LAS VEGAS, April 16 // -- National Football League (NFL) referees for the first time will be able to review instant replays with the sharpest images possible thanks to high definition (HD) technology from Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company. The NFL has placed an order with Harris for the purchase of hardware, software and services...

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Miscellaneous Software

Raycom Media Selects Harris Corporation for End-to-End Broadcast Solution at 37 Television Stations

LAS VEGAS, April 16 -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, announced that Raycom Media Inc., has purchased an end-to-end broadcast solution -- including video processing, branding, and encoding systems and equipment -- for 37 television stations nationwide. The broad suite of equipment and software solutions will support large,...

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Broadcasting Equipment

Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Selects Eutelsat Capacity and Services for European Cable Reach

Three TBS Channels Join Eutelsat's KabelKiosk Platform for Cable Networks in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, Switzerland PARIS, March 13 // - Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), a major producer of news and entertainment product and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry, has selected Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) to supply capacity and services...

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Communication Systems

Thomson's Grass Valley Business Supports Regional Television in New Zealand

Triangle Television Opens Second Operation in Wellington with Scalable Servers, Infrastructure and IP Communications from Thomson Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February 21, 2007 - As part of its expansion from Auckland to Wellington, New Zealand regional and cultural broadcaster Triangle Television has installed a Grass Valley K2 Media Server and Media Client system, as well as Grass Valley...

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Audio / Video Recorders

TiVo Signs on CBS Interactive as First Network Content Partner in TiVoCast

New Programmers to Deliver Content Via Broadband to TV Include Reuters, Forbes, dLife, Plum TV & Nano NEW YORK and ALVISO, Calif., Nov. 14 -- TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO), the creator of and leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVR), today announced that it has signed CBS Interactive to deliver original programming created for the Web directly to television through the TiVoCast...

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Switchers

ITN Upgrades to XtenDD Switcher from Grass Valley

As part of a project to upgrade its studio facilities, UK news provider ITN is installing a new Grass Valley XtenDD 3 M/E production switcher. The new switcher replaces a long-serving Grass Valley 4000 switcher and will primarily be used for the programmes ITN produces for Channel 4, but the extended facilities will also be used on major events such as election coverage. As a long-term Grass...

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Satellites

Space Systems/Loral-Built DIRECTV 9S Satellite Successfully Launched

DIRECTV 9S to Maximize Flexibility of DIRECTV Satellite Fleet and Quality of Local and National Services for DIRECTV customers PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 13 // -- DIRECTV 9S, a high-power, flexible, hybrid Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) built by Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) for DIRECTV Inc. (NYSE:DTV), was successfully launched today at 1:56 pm PDT. The satellite was put into geosynchronous transfer...

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Broadcasting Equipment

RaceTech Selects Pixel Power for OB Graphics First Data-Driven OB Graphics for UK Race Courses

Cambridge, UK, October 17 2006: Pixel Power and its integration partner iKnowledge, which was recently acquired by PA Sport, are to implement the first configurable automated data-driven racecourse graphics service in outside broadcast (OB) as part of a major project for horse-racing technology provider RaceTech. RaceTech is to use Pixel Power's Clarity 300 character generators and bespoke...

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