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WHEELER BROTHERS OUTFIT TEXAS STUDIO WITH A 32-CHANNEL API 1608

AUSTIN, TEXAS – JANUARY 2013: A notorious musical group has chosen an API 32-channel 1608 to outfit their unique studio in Texas. The Wheeler Brothers, a five-piece band hailing from Austin, Texas, plays heartfelt, soul-bending Southern rock suffused with the welcoming twang of indie country. The band works hard, playing a show roughly two out of every three days, and it has never played a hometown gig that was not completely sold-out. Their popularity has increased with the release of their debut album, Portraits, which has been met with critical acclaim. Summoning superhuman energy, the Wheeler Brothers are busy writing and recording their sophomore album between live dates at an expansive personal studio in Tarpley, Texas. A 32-channel API 1608 analog console is at the heart of the process, providing engineer Craig Lawrence with authentic sound and the immediacy of real knobs and faders for every track.

The 32-channel API 1608 is loaded with plenty of time-tested API processing. Twenty API 550b four-band EQs, twelve API 550A three-band EQs, and four API 560 graphic EQs sweeten the band’s instruments, not the least of which are their voices. “The board has that classic API sound… it’s open and punchy,” said Lawrence. “It has a big sound that’s really appropriate for the Wheeler Brothers. The EQ is precise but not clinical, and I love the way the bandwidth narrows as I go deeper into a cut.”

The 32-channel API 1608 interfaces with a 48-channel Pro Tools HD rig and a Studer A827 two-inch tape machine. An Endless Analog CLASP system mediates their interworking by recoding to and pulling from the tape with appropriate latencies. “One of the greatest things about having thirty-two analog API channels is that everything is right there in front of me,” said Lawrence. “I can just reach over and twist an EQ knob. The guys in the band can just lean in and turn things up or down. It’s very physical and intuitive.”

ABOUT API (AUTOMATED PROCESSES, INC.) Established more than 40 years ago, Automated Processes, Inc. is the leader in analog recording gear with the Vision, Legacy Series and 1608 recording consoles, as well as its classic line of modular signal processing equipment.

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New BenQ Interactive Projectors Bring Handheld Tablet Connectivity to Classrooms and Boardrooms

MW821ST and MX822ST Feature Third-Generation PointDraw(TM) Technology Offering iPad(R) and Android(TM) Tablet BYOD Integration, Plus Enhancements to PointDraw(TM) Pen 3.0

IRVINE, Calif. — Jan. 31, 2013 — BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations, today announced the latest additions to its PointDraw(TM) line of short-throw projectors: the MW821ST and MX822ST. Supporting BenQ’s third-generation PointDraw interactive projection technology, the projectors facilitate a more immersive experience in classrooms and boardrooms by enabling integration of iPad(R) and Android(TM) tablets, and greater interaction with new PointDraw Pen 3.0. more

Christie Interactivity Kit Now Shipping

Christie® is pleased to announce that the Christie Interactivity Kit is now shipping. Powered by Baanto™ ShadowSense™, the Christie Interactivity Kit is a distinctive solution for adding multi-touch interactivity to any digital display.

MicroTiles equipped with the Christie Interactivity Kit


Designed in pieces that fit perfectly around Christie® MicroTiles®, the Christie Interactivity Kit can be configured into 84 different sizes. The kit can accommodate practically any large format display up to 21.4 feet wide and 6 feet high, or a Christie MicroTiles array measuring up to 16-units wide by 6-units tall.

The easy-to-use, field-installable kits simply attach around the display wall perimeter and plug into a computer USB port without need for drivers. Windows® 7 automatically recognizes the Christie Interactivity Kit as a multi-touch device and no manual calibration of sensors or cameras is required. Using breakthrough Baanto™ ShadowSense™ technology, Christie Interactivity Kit offers excellent performance with high touch accuracy and fast response times that support up to 18 touches on a large-format display.

Christie Interactivity Kit – The Simple Answer
“Many large-format touch technologies struggle with touch accuracy and response time, especially with multi-touch,” explained Richard Heslett, senior product manager, Business Products, Christie. “Typically you have to manually position and calibrate cameras, and install special drivers or software that must be running on the computer in order for the system to work.”

Christie’s Interactivity Kit solves this problem by detecting the video wall’s size and configuration, and simply connecting to the computer’s USB port. When used with Windows® 7, which offers native support for multi-touch, the Interactivity Kit is automatically recognized as a multi-touch device.

“In addition to saving the time and effort of calibrating sensors and installing drivers,” continued Heslett, “the Interactivity Kit is both lightweight and small for easy shipping and maneuvering into buildings while special brackets for MicroTiles handle the alignment.”

Applications for Christie Interactivity Kit
“With their stunning image quality, colors and resolution, Christie MicroTiles are the perfect medium for large format interactivity,” added Heslett. “For example, on broadcast sets, where MicroTiles are very popular, an on-air commentator can analyze a sports event or election results using the Interactivity Kit on a large presentation wall. Because of their modularity, MicroTiles and the Interactivity Kit are both easy to move around and flexible in size, so they are ideal for temporary events and trade shows. Rental stagers can purchase one set of gear and create a multitude of different shapes and sizes with it.

“Other great applications include museums and public institutions where visitors want to explore and learn, higher education where students want to learn and connect with each other, and corporate spaces where information needs to be shared and analyzed by colleagues in a collaborative setting.”

Benefits of Christie Interactivity Kit:

-True multi-touch performance with excellent accuracy, resolution and response rates for large-format applications.

-Up to 18 touches on a 16 by 6 array (21.4 feet wide by 6 feet high).

-Ease of setup with USB connection and no drivers required.

-No manual calibration of sensors or cameras.

-Recognized by Windows® 7 natively as a multi-touch device.

-Seamless integration with Christie MicroTiles and Christie JumpStart.

“Now shipping, the Christie Interactivity Kit is an exciting breakthrough technology for creating large-format, multi-touch displays that was not possible until now – there is nothing like it. This technology opens up all kinds of new possibilities for connecting people with each other and with information, and for delivering impactful, branded experiences,” Heslett concluded.

NETIA Products at NRB 2013:

Radio-Assist(TM) 8.1 — Upgraded Radio Automation
At NRB 2013, NETIA will showcase the latest version of its powerful Radio-Assist(TM) range of digital audio automation software. Radio-Assist 8.1 will offer the same robust array of tools for streamlined end-to-end multimedia production, broadcast, and publication workflows, along with two significant new features: an integrated music-scheduling application and video editing capability. Users can access both new features from a single user interface.

NETIAs Radio-Assist family of digital audio software programs covers each part of the production and broadcast workflow, allowing users to record, edit, or prepare a playlist. In addition to new browsing and publishing tools for full multimedia functionality, the software features tools for acquisition, sound-file editing, commercial and music production, newsroom systems, scheduling, multicasting, and administration.

Radio-Assist 8.1 allows users to leverage built-in music-scheduling functionality. With music management tools integrated into Radio-Assist 8.1s FederAll playlist preparation module, users are able to automate playlist generation according to preset criteria, business policies, and a wide range of intelligent options for sequencing music.

The video editing tool now available within the Radio-Assist 8.1 interface complements the softwares Snippet and Snippet+ audio editing tools. Offering a convenient editing solution, this enhancement addresses the growing demand for radio broadcasters to provide video via their online portals. This simple and easy-to-use editing tool is available through the same GUI as the Snippet tool, providing a familiar utility that allows staff to produce video clips with very little training.

Additionally, NETIA will highlight further functional and technical enhancements that add to the value of Radio-Assist 8.1 in todays radio broadcast operations.

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Image Caption: NETIA Radio-Assist(TM) 8.1 Music Scheduling

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Image Caption: NETIA Radio-Assist(TM) 8.1 Snippet Video

Content Management System
At NRB 2013, NETIA will showcase the latest version of its Content Management System (CMS) that allows users to manage all processes within the global production environment — from editing through post and distribution — through simple, easy-to-manage workflows and task automation, accessed through one unique and easy-to-use interface. With the NETIA CMS, users can connect all of their partners and vendors within a single production ecosystem, simplifying the sharing and managing of media assets.

The latest version of the CMS includes enriched features within its metadata management module and its indexing and segmentation functionalities, while the new, enhanced GUI allows a greater number of fields to be personalized. In order to automate the description of audio and video content, NETIA CMS interfaces with third-party speech-to-text transcription systems. A multilingual thesaurus module available in the new version ensures that there are endless possibilities for describing content precisely, in turn making it easier for users to access and retrieve specific content. Finally, the CMS includes an enhanced administration application that further simplifies system management.

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Image Caption: NETIA Content Management System (CMS)

Company Overview:

NETIA, a GlobeCast company, is a leading provider of software solutions that enable efficient management and delivery of content to todays full array of media platforms. Relied on by more than 10,000 users in 200 installations in more than 40 countries, NETIA solutions allow content producers and owners to manage content from ingest to delivery, targeting multiplatform outlets including the Internet, VOD, IPTV services, and mobile devices.

NETIA provides content management solutions to major radio and television brands and to multimedia groups around the world. Clients include the Associated Press, ABC, Radio Globo in Brazil, SBS and ABC in Australia, MediaCorp Singapore, RAI Italy, RTL France, Radio France, RTBF in Belgium and France Televisions. NETIA has its headquarters in France, with offices in the United States, Paris, Rome, and Singapore, in addition to a global network of professional distribution partners.

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New Mexico PBS Builds HD Video Production Facilities on Snell Kahuna Multi-Format Production Switcher

Flexibility, Functionality, Quality, and Ease of Use Make Kahuna the Ideal Fit

READING, U.K. — Jan. 30, 2013 — Snell today announced that New Mexico PBS, located at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, is using a Kahuna SD/HD multi-format production switcher in its new HD production control room and studio. Integrated with other best-of-breed broadcast products, the Kahuna provides the reliability, ease of use, and image quality that New Mexico PBS required for its state-of-the-art video production facilities. By improving the efficiency of the overall broadcast workflow, the flexibility of the Kahuna system also saves New Mexico PBS time and money.

“We produce both public affairs programs and documentaries with live studio content, so video production is a very important part of what we do,” said Jim Gale, director of engineering and operations at New Mexico PBS. “After a thorough evaluation of video switchers, we chose to purchase the most powerful video switcher on the planet — the Kahuna multi-format production switcher from Snell. At a facility like ours, it is important to invest in both a product and company that will be around for the next 15 years. Snell is a phenomenal company that believes in the quality of its product, is committed to the high fidelity of the image, and is dedicated to taking care of its customers.”

Kahuna is the world’s first multi-format SD/HD production switcher. An internal resizing engine allows it to handle any format or aspect ratio on the fly, and Snell’s FormatFusion technology enables simultaneous SD and HD operations in the same mainframe and on the same control panel. This flexibility vastly simplifies the HD transition by eliminating the need for external up/down/crossconverters in the live production environment, as well as the cost and signal-path delay associated with these products. Kahuna’s three M/E banks, with four tiers of effects per bank, make 12 keys possible, and staff at New Mexico PBS rely heavily on Kahuna’s chroma key and on the four two-channel DVEs built into the system to bring complex effects and sophisticated elements to their productions.

“The Kahuna is an amazing video switcher designed by very smart people, and it hits the top of the price/performance curve,” added Gale. “In my 38 years of industry experience, Snell’s Kahuna comes about as close to perfection as anything I’ve seen.”

More information about the Kahuna multi-format production switcher from Snell is available online at www.snellgroup.com.

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About Snell:
Snell is a leading innovator in digital media technology, providing broadcasters and global media companies with a comprehensive range of solutions to create, manage, and streamline the distribution of content for today’s multi-screen world. Specializing in TV Everywhere, Broadcast Infrastructure, and Live Production applications, Snell provides the necessary tools to transition seamlessly and cost-effectively to HDTV, stereoscopic 3D, and 3Gbps operations, while enabling broadcasters to monetize and deliver their media assets across multiple distribution platforms. Headquartered in the U.K., Snell serves more than 2,000 broadcasters, post facilities, and global media companies in more than 100 countries through its worldwide team of sales and support personnel. More information is available at www.snellgroup.com.

All trademarks mentioned herein are acknowledged as property of their respective owners.

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Minnetonka Audio Software Signs Boxer Systems as U.K. Dealer

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Jan. 29, 2013 — Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc. (MASI) today announced a new partnership with Boxer Systems, an equipment supplier and systems integrator for the broadcast and postproduction industries. Boxer will be Minnetonka Audio’s authorized partner in the United Kingdom, carrying its full array of enterprise-level digital audio processing products with a focus on its flagship AudioTools Server product line, the de facto standard for file-based loudness control in the European Union.

Boxer works with several manufacturers offering complementary products and has been providing file-based media solutions for more than 10 years. Minnetonka Audio will benefit from Boxer’s two decades of experience supplying top-quality gear and value-added services to high-profile clients such as the BBC, BSkyB, Thomson Reuters, Channel 4, ITV, ITN, and Technicolor.

“We have some of the most demanding customers in the industry, with very high technical standards where throughput is paramount, so Minnetonka’s server products will be very valuable to them,” said Marc Risby, director of technology at Boxer Systems. “We’ve admired Minnetonka for some time, but very positive feedback and recommendations from other dealers really helped seal the deal. They have proved to be unrivaled in audio processing, and we’ve been very impressed with the technical knowledge of the team. They really know their stuff.”

Minnetonka Audio chose Boxer because its staff understands the needs of its customers and markets and because the company has experience in many facets of audio production.

“Though Boxer Systems is new to our reseller network, the company’s sterling reputation precedes them,” said Markus Hintz, Minnetonka Audio’s director of global sales and business development. “Our customers in the U.K. can call on a dealer with in-depth experience in asset ingest and management, and storage and IT infrastructure, in addition to audio and video technologies.”

More information about Minnetonka Audio products is available at www.minnetonkaaudio.com.

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About Boxer Systems
Boxer has been working for 20 years in the broadcast and postproduction arena, supplying equipment and integrated systems to a range of clients including Arqiva, BBC, BSkyB, Thomson Reuters, Channel 4, Perform Group, ITV, ITN, The Mill, MPC, Technicolor, Travel Channel, and Liverpool FCTV. Based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, just 30 minutes or less from central London, Boxer has expertise in key areas such as ingest and transcoding, asset management, media storage, editing systems, live streaming, playout server, on-air graphics, audio/video conversion, and systems integration. More information is available at www.boxer.co.uk.

About Minnetonka Audio Software
An award-winning solutions provider for motion picture, video, broadcast, game, and optical disc production, Minnetonka Audio Software creates essential technology for the world’s top media professionals. Its revolutionary AudioTools Server is the file-based software alternative to hardware program optimizers, bringing expert audio automation to existing media production infrastructures. The AudioTools Server, SurCode, and discWelder product lines support the full array of audio codecs, file types, and standards for CD, DVD, Blu-ray(TM), broadcast, and digital television. The company is a leading provider of OEM audio solutions as well as file-based QC and loudness control. Spanning more than two decades of operation, the Minnetonka, Minn.-based company has a subsidiary in Germany and an international network of distributors and channel partners who share its commitment to quality and service. More information is available at www.minnetonkaaudio.com.

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Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway Expands HD Production with ABS Flypack

SEATAC, WA— Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it recently delivered a full-HD video flypack, ordered through the company’s Pittsburgh office, to the Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway in Westchester, N.Y. The casino has been using the system since October to produce two ongoing series.

Empire City Casino has had an in-house HD broadcast facility since 2006, when the facility was renovated and expanded from the largest harness racing track in the state to include a 5,300 slot casino. One of its regular series is Empire City’s Lucky Break, a three-camera production shot on location in the casino’s entertainment lounge using the new flypack. The one-hour weekly talent show is shown on Sundays on Cablevision throughout the Greater New York area.

The flypack is also used for a horse racing handicapping show, which is produced with a virtual set. Michael Rooney, director of media convergence, plans to use the new flypack to record presentations during other events and concert performances at the casino.

When it was time to purchase its portable production system, Rooney collected multiple quotes. He said ABS went further than most, recommending system components and offering a wide range of product choices. Plus, the company delivered a very competitive quote and “we actually got more bang for the buck.”

The compact system is contained in one case, which is long enough to accommodate three crew stations, but easy enough to roll to various locations on the property. Rooney said the flypack is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Anchored by a Broadcast Pix Mica 500 Video Control Center, the flypack features a Mackie audio console, Clear-Com intercom/IFB, JVC HD monitors, Grass Valley Turbo iDDR, and four Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Studio disk recorders. A slide-out shelf provides easy access to the switcher control panel, audio console, and computer keyboard.

Rooney, who has a television engineering background, was particularly impressed with the attention to detail ABS displayed during the design and build process. “The drawings were very comprehensive, and they were willing to fine tune and make adjustments,” he explained. “I appreciate that they had everything laid out nicely. They’re very easy to work with, and I would definitely recommend them.”

About Empire City Casino:

Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is a full entertainment destination offering 5,300 slot machines, video roulette, electronic craps, baccarat & sic bo tables, Italian cuisine in Nonno’s Trattoria, trackside dining in the Empire Terrace Restaurant which overlooks the track for live harness racing, an International Food Court with a wide-ranging menu, year—round live harness racing five nights a week, live entertainment six days a week, including karaoke, comedy, jazz & blues, and the best party and latin bands in the tri-state area. The multi-faceted Good Time Room is available for parties, benefits, weddings, and major events for up to 400. Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (at Central Avenue) in Yonkers, New York, Westchester County, (I-87 to Exit 2) and is open seven days a week from 9:00 AM to 4:00 AM. For more information call 914.968.4200 or log onto www.empirecitycasino.com.

About ABS:

Based in SeaTac, WA, ABS (Advanced Broadcast Solutions) delivers customized, technologically superior solutions for broadcast, corporate, house of worship, entertainment, government, and educational facilities – from design and integration to installation and support services. Since 1982, its experienced technical staff has installed more than 700 systems for clients including Fisher Communications, Cowles California Media, Real Networks, Cisco Systems, and Microsoft Studios. For more information, call 206-870-0244 or visit www.advancedbroadcastsolutions.com.

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Sound Devices 664 Field Production Mixer Receives Nomination for The Cinema Audio Society’s Technical Achievement Award

REEDSBURG, WI, JANUARY 31, 2013 — Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, is pleased to announce that its 664 Production Mixer has been nominated for a Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Technical Achievement Award in the production category.

The 664 Field Production Mixer is the new flagship in Sound Devices’ line of portable audio mixers. The intuitive 664 has six input channels and four output buses. All inputs and outputs are recordable to both CF and SD cards. This unprecedented amount of I/O connectivity and recording capability makes the 664 perfect for any portable production application.

“It is an honor and privilege to once again be nominated for a Technical Achievement Award by the Cinema Audio Society,” says Matt Anderson, President of Sound Devices. “Being recognized by such a prestigious organization confirms our efforts to continue to bring innovative, industry-leading products to market.”

The 664 has six ultra-low noise, high-dynamic-range analog inputs. These transformer-less preamps accept mic- or line-level signals, and include analog peak limiters, high-pass filters, input trim controls and direct outputs. Input connectors 1 and 6 can be selected to accept AES42 or AES3 digital signals

In complex multi-camera productions, output flexibility is essential. The 664 can send its main left/right outputs to three cameras simultaneously. Two additional output buses, X1 and X2, appear on balanced TA3 connectors. AES3 digital outputs are individually selected to appear on the main XLR and multi-pin output connectors.

The 664 can record each of its inputs and four output buses for 10 record tracks. Recordings are saved to CompactFlash and SD cards. Recordings are either 16- or 24-bit broadcast WAV files, with extensive metadata. All popular production sampling rates are supported. When used with a CL-6 Input Expander, the 664 records 16 tracks, 12 inputs and four output buses.

The mixer’s built-in, rock-steady Ambient time code generator allows multiple devices to operate in synchronization. The 664 can operate as a time code master clock, or its clock can be jammed from an external time code. A helpful time code compare utility shows the difference between internal and external time codes.

This year’s winners will be announced at the 49th annual CAS Awards on Saturday, February 16th at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.

Sound Devices, LLC designs and manufactures portable audio mixers, digital audio recorders, and digital video recorders and related equipment for feature film, episodic television, documentary, news-gathering, and acoustical test and measurement applications. The fourteen-year old company designs and manufactures from their Reedsburg, Wisconsin headquarters with additional offices in Madison, WI and Highland Park, IL. For more information, visit the Sound Devices website, www.sounddevices.com.

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The IABM Releases 2012-13 Industry Trends Survey

Data From Senior Executives Indicates Cautious Optimism, Varying Confidence Ratios, and Opportunities Across Market Segments and Geographic Areas

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, U.K. — Jan. 29, 2013 — The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) today released the results of the organization’s renowned Industry Trends Survey, which reflects senior industry executives’ opinions on their own companies’ past performance and their outlook for the first half of the new year. This 2012-13 survey of executives from IABM member companies represents the 16th consecutive Industry Trends Survey. Key findings indicate cautious optimism, with growth still slowed by factors ranging from political and economic uncertainties to limited manufacturing and development capacity.

“Overall, the survey outcome is still positive, but the mood is much more sanguine than in the recent past,” said IABM Director General Peter White. “While confidence is growing in many segments and geographic areas, this is not true for all IABM members, many of whom are now feeling the impact of wider political and economic conditions and are adjusting their operations accordingly.”

The IABM Industry Trends Survey indicates that while order levels have remained as expected or fallen, selling prices and material and labor costs have remained generally stable. Order and project deferrals by customers are a primary operating constraint. Fulfillment is limited both by credit and finance issues, and by limited manufacturing capacity. Companies are, however, continuing to make significant investments in research and development.

At the same time, headcounts are increasing, most likely with the goal of tackling skill shortages. While confidence ratios are rising in the Asia-Pacific region and are stable in Europe, the most significant and striking change occurred in North America, where confidence ratios dropped to levels equal to and then, for the year ahead, lower than the global average.

Complete survey data and findings are available within the official IABM Industry Trends Survey, which is available only to the IABM members who provided survey responses. An executive summary is available to all IABM members, who may contact Lisa Ibbotson at lisa.ibbotson@theiabm.org for further information.

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About the IABM:
The IABM, the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers, is the authoritative voice of the broadcast and media technology supply industry worldwide. Its wide range of services to members encompasses market research and intelligence, expert representation at standards bodies and broadcasting unions, executive networking opportunities, and preferential purchasing. A presence at every major broadcast tradeshow, the IABM also provides a valuable channel for communication between broadcast manufacturers, government, and regulatory bodies. Additional IABM activities include awards programs for innovation and scholarships designed to stimulate the development of the broadcast and electronic media industries on an international basis. For more information, please visit www.theiabm.org.

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iStreamPlanet and Ooyala Announce Partnership to Deliver Multiscreen Live Linear Streaming Services

Companies’ Best-of-Breed Technologies Power Comprehensive Workflow From Acquisition to Analytics

LAS VEGAS — Jan. 30, 2013 — iStreamPlanet today announced a partnership with Ooyala to provide multiscreen, live linear streaming services for content owners, aggregators, and distributors. iStreamPlanet’s live streaming workflow services have been integrated with Ooyala’s platform for video streaming, analytics, and monetization to provide a best-in-class, end-to-end live streaming video solution.

“Ooyala has long been a leader in providing video-on-demand services, and we are very excited to partner with them to power live linear and live event video services,” said Chris Carper, vice president of business development at iStreamPlanet. “Our combined solutions enable broadcasters of all sizes, including current joint customers like Pac-12, to take advantage of the growing demand for live, streaming video on connected devices.”

The comprehensive, live streaming video services provide a cost-effective and scalable solution for streaming live linear channels and live events, with a full set of features including content acquisition from practically any corner of the globe; advanced media processing including multiple-bit-rate Apple(R) HLS and multiple-bit-rate RTMP output; monetization including mid-roll advertising and integrated paywall services; publishing to Ooyala’s modular publishing platform; ready-to-deploy cross device, cross platform players; and rich analytics that track key metrics such as viewer location, engagement, and device type.

“In the latest Ooyala Video Index, we see that live video viewing on mobile devices continues to grow rapidly, up more than 100 percent from the previous quarter,” said Chris Wong, senior vice president of business development for Ooyala. “With the market moving in this direction, our customers are ready to move into live video and live linear channels to grow their audience size and increase engagement across mobile platforms. Working with iStreamPlanet, we can help our customers accelerate their live video streaming strategies.”

More information is available at www.istreamplanet.com/services/live-streaming-video/.

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About iStreamPlanet
iStreamPlanet is a premier, multiplatform video-workflow solutions provider committed to bringing high-quality streaming video experiences to connected audiences around the world. With more than a decade of live streaming video experience, iStreamPlanet has built a comprehensive offering of cloud-based video-workflow products and services for live event and live linear streaming channels. iStreamPlanet’s innovative approach has been chosen by the world’s leading sports, entertainment, and technology brands including NBC, Turner Broadcasting, Notre Dame Athletics, AMC Networks, AT&T, and Microsoft. Founded in 2000, the privately held company is headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in Redmond, Wash., and London. More information can be found at www.istreamplanet.com.

All trademarks and registered trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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