SPEED accelerates on-demand turnaround with Quicksilver Agility VOD
Racing network SPEED has deployed the Anystream Quicksilver Agility VOD workstation to simplify and accelerate production of VOD content.
SPEED is home to NASCAR TV and a variety of other racing series. The Quicksilver Agility VOD Workstation is offered by SeaChange as a turnkey hardware and software solution, and is marketed as a software-only solution by Anystream under the brand name Agility VOD.
Siemens licenses ANT Galio for IPTV
IPTV software and solution provider ANT will license its ANT Galio Client to Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices to enable existing and new TV services across a range of Siemens SHC devices in worldwide DVB/IPTV hybrid and IPTV markets.
For more information, visit www.antplc.com.
Amino partners with Trimedia for enterprise IPTV
IPTV STB supplier Amino has partnered with Trimedia Broadcast to provide an end-to-end system for corporate IPTV. This enables an internal communications system to be installed rapidly and without the risk of incompatibilities.
For more information, visit www.aminocom.com.
Midwest TelNet selects Latens
Midwest TelNet, a consortium of 13 IOCs in southwest Wisconsin, has selected Latens FCAS Conditional Access solution to secure its IPTV services. FCAS will integrate with AmiNET110 and AmiNET500 set-top boxes from Amino and with Minerva’s iTV Manager.
Midwest TelNet can now offer its subscribers secured video services that include pay TV, high definition, personal video recording, video-on-demand, and subscription video-on-demand as MPEG-2 streams.
For more information, visit www.latens.com.
Siemens chooses TANDBERG Television for new IPTV deployment
Siemens selected TANDBERG Television to provide the MPEG-4 AVC video compression that enabled the deployment of IPTV for Shanghai Telecom and the Shanghai Media Group.
The Shanghai partnership was the first operation in China to secure an IPTV license and has been testing its new digital television service since the summer of 2004. The full service was launched in January.
For more information, visit www.tandbergtv.com.
OEN deploys IPTV headend with Tut Systems Astria
Optical Entertainment Networks (OEN) is deploying its IPTV services using the Tut Systems Astria content processor, which includes encoding and digital turnaround. The system serves as the core video processing system for OEN's digital headend.
OEN has announced plans to deploy fiber to the home to 1.6 million households in Houston.
For more information, visit www.tutsys.com.
Cyprus launches broadband TV channel
Cyprus will roll out an Internet TV channel using the Narrowstep Television Operating System. The channel, www.cyprusitv.tv, will promote the island nation to the rest of the world.
For more information, visit www.narrowstep.com.