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VIDI supplies and installs integrated Playout Server solutions from Playbox Technology for Donau TV, intv and Isar TV.

Within the scope of a sales and marketing partnership between VIDI GmbH and Playbox Technology Limited for the region Germany, Austria and Switzerland, VIDI GmbH has installed the innovative Playbox Playout Server solutions in multiple locations over the past three months and integrated them into the existing studio system environments. The value-for-money provided by...

Constant and uninterrupted monitoring is an essential factor in ensuring smooth data transport. With the new VIDI Network Operation Center (VIDI NOC), our engineers can now manage and monitor all of our international clients' video networks from the Darmstadt site, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The VIDI NOC – Everything Needed for Your Network's Security

If you want to guarantee maximum availability and protection against outages in your network, you need...

Jürgen Jahn and Karsten Winterberg are the new management duo heading up VIDI GmbH.

Jürgen Jahn, formerly Sales Director at VIDI GmbH, is looking forward to the duties ahead of him in his role as the new Commercial Managing Director. Together with Karsten Winterberg, he aims to drive forward the continuing expansion of VIDI towards a position as a professional, market and service-oriented provider for media networks and media solutions.

"It will be an exciting challenge to...

25th August 2015:
The Parliamentary Television of the German Bundestag has numerous television studios and many permanently installed cameras in the plenary hall and other rooms of the Reichstag, as well as further locations throughout Berlin. All of the technology and the infrastructure are currently being converted to support the HD standard by a team of 10 VIDI employees.

The objective is clear: by 7 September at the latest, when the President of the Bundestag,...

We have supplemented our product and solutions portfolio with the new Multi-Functional Signal Neutral Platform from Barnfind Technologies. The distribution, switching, multiplexing and transparent transmission of signals has never been more flexible or universal. One key area of use is the live-remote production from stadiums and events.

This technology can be used, for example, to integrate all signals via one fiber optic cable, which results in enormous cost savings when it comes to...

As part of a large-scale test during week 14 of the English Premier League, the match between Aston Villa and Watford in Birmingham was produced in the usual HD as well as live in the new Ultra HD image format. A wide range of international partners joined forces to test a variety of devices and components along the entire signal chain for live UHD productions. Representing the field of signal transmission was the team from VIDI GmbH, which had prepared a...

The German Bundesliga has successfully expanded its broadcast network for live TV signals for the international market. Following the go-live on January 1, 2015 of the national network designed by VIDI and operated by host broadcaster Sportcast, it has been expanded for the 2015/16 season to include new venues in Ingolstadt and Darmstadt. Another highlight is the automation of bookings. This means that Sportcast’s online booking tool now directly accesses the...

The VIDI GmbH service portfolio now includes a reseller agreement with Polatis.

Polatis delivers the world's lowest loss SDN-enabled all-optical switching solutions for remote fiber-layer provisioning, protection, monitoring, reconfiguration and test, with over 2 billion port-hours accumulated in-service.

The dark fiber optical matrix switch technology scales from 4x4 to 192x192 ports with typical loss below 1dB,...

The current European soccer championship in France features an unbelievable media presence. Sports reporters are reporting remotely from the stadiums, team headquarters, temporary TV studies, and many other locations around France at all times of day and to all parts of the world.
This benefits all live reporting even if this is not apparent to audiences at home. Large rights-holding TV stations from several European countries rely on expertise and broad international experience of the...

The VIDI NMS is now used around the world in network operation centers to monitor and control live video networks at the highest technological level.
The VIDI engineers are continuously developing the network management system further. Recently the new feature Performance Monitoring was added in a new development advance. “I am very pleased, because this is the realization of something our customers have requested many times,” explains Patrick Geldmacher, head of the development...