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The complex TV networking concept used to link the individual match venues with the IBC in Rio de Janeiro will be realized little by little in the coming weeks as the equipment is installed and individual sub-links in the contribution networks are established.
The signals are transmitted, sometimes across enormous distances, over the networks of local telecommunications providers. Each link has two routes, designed with full redundancy and a capacity of up to 3 x 10 GBit/s – enough to...

As part of our distribution partnership with Thomson Video Networks, we would like to present to you today the ViBE CP6000, a powerful multi-format platform developed specially by Thomson Video Networks for the high-quality contribution and primary distribution of live video. The system has already been extensively tested by VIDI, it is already integrated into the VIDI NMS, and our engineers are enthusiastic about it.

The basic model of the modular system has space for up to four hot-...

How workflow works in 2014 – VIDI begins installing ContentAgent for the first time in Germany. At the start of the year, VIDI GmbH performed the first installation of ContentAgent in Germany for Studio Hamburg's post-production facility. ContentAgent, from our partner Root6 Technology, is a powerful tool for organizing file-based work processes. It not only fully automates entire workflows, but also handles functions such as resolution-independent transcoding, capture, ingest, high-quality...

VIDI provides NMS for IP Media Transmission to tier 1 US Broadcasters for 2014 Winter Games

Darmstadt, Germany – February 12, 2014: VIDI NMS was selected as the network management system to control Media Links Inc. Media Transport solution to US during production of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

The Project
Media Links Inc. provided a tier 1 US broadcaster and offical rightholder with a full system of MD8000 media transport solutions with JPEG2000 source and...

The VIDI GmbH service portfolio now includes a reseller agreement with Thomson Video Networks. This means that we are now the German distribution partner for the entire range of video compression solutions by Thomson Video Networks, a leader in professional video transmission systems.

VIDI GmbH and Thomson Video Networks agree to distribution partnership for Germany.

Darmstadt / Rennes – February 7, 2014 – VIDI GmbH today announced a new addition to its service portfolio in the...

The concept has been finalized for an international network to transmit video and audio signals from the 2014 World Cup to rights-holding broadcasters worldwide.

Live signals from the International Broadcasting Centre in Rio de Janeiro will be sent to North America at a total 4*10 Gbit/s, and from there to Europe at 2 * 10 Gbit/s. Nodes and/or gateways are located in Miami, New York (2), London (2), Paris, Amsterdam and Frankfurt (2). The global network allows for additional gateways...

We were truly honored to receive a request from the Berlin International Film Festival (IFB) for technological support in the field of digital cinema at this year’s Berlinale. We were happy to accept this opportunity to assist with the festival and to promote Germany as a production hub. We set up four secure, parallel and bidirectional HD-SDI transmission links via dark fiber, between the Berlinale Film Office on Potsdamer Platz and a high-performance data center where the movies were being...

Übertragungsnetzwerk für die LIVE-Bilder von Spielen der deutschen Eishockey-Liga (DEL) nun im Wirkbetrieb. Die Endausbaustufe ist erreicht, weitere Services sind aktiviert.

Darmstadt/Salzburg 19. Dezember 2013 - Über das von der VIDI GmbH geplante und seit Saisonbeginn 2013/14 in Betrieb genommene, ausfallsichere Glasfasernetz zum Transport der TV-Produktionssignale aus allen 14 deutschen Eishockey-Stadien nach Salzburg zum dortigen RedBull Media House werden nun, wie bereits zum...

Saturday, the 15th of June 2013 marks the start of an amazing year of football tournaments in Brazil – firstly with the 2013 Confederations Cup and almost exactly 12 months later, the 2014 World Cup. All eyes in the footballing world will be on Brazil.

Television coverage of all the matches is obviously a key part to both tournaments, and VIDI Gmbh is proud to have been selected to supply and support the technology that will be used to link contribution circuits between the 6 venues...

A remote production test which could potentially change the way OBs are managed, has been initiated by Sportcast and supported by CBC, TVN and VIDI/Media Links.

Read more about it here