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North Melbourne, Australia, September 13, 2017 – Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highestquality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, for the professional video industry, announces compatibility with HMS’ DiSA broadcast automation solution for the Windows platform. HMS DiSA is an integrated channel-in-a-box solution for broadcasters, providing an entirely digital workflow to optimise ingest and playout processes. With options for advanced channel graphics, news feed crawls, teletext and subtitling, EPG, WSS and EAS insertion, as well as NDI® protocol functionality, DiSA fulfils the needs of professional broadcasting as a scalable solution to meet…
Wednesday, 09 August 2017 13:45

HMS extends Managed Service portfolio

At the Playout Center Berlin the HMS Managed Service portfolio now also covers the insertion of metadata, such as HbbTV URLs or EPG information, into incoming transport streams without re-encoding the original signal. Clients are able to upload metadata via file or web service. Our service then automatically starts re-multiplexing the transport stream and adding additional PSI and DVB-SI data. The new Managed Service offer also contains monitoring the transport stream via ETSI TR 290 101 and sending error alerts via SNMP or email. One of the first clients having our technology in active operation is Germany based Media Broadcast…
Making use of the IP protocol NDI, established as a quasi standard by NewTek, HMS is taking another important step in the transition process of its products and services towards IP based technologies. This also creates a foundation for integrating HMS products with interconnected production workflows. The license free NDI protocol is supported by many manufacturers and enables sending as well as receiving high quality content with low latency between NDI enabled devices over LAN.
  Good news for local television companies: With the new HMS Lossless Connect solution it is now possible to reach even small cable networks‘ head ends with a TV signal from a central play-out in an efficient and cost effective way. A new cooperation between HMS and Haivision, a world-leading provider of media management and video streaming solutions, enables a precise usage of the Haivision Media Gateway in Berlin and local head ends of the according cable operators.