Fox Television Stations Calls On Synamedia For Its Orlando ATSC 3.0 Deployment | Daily News



In Orlando, the Fox-owned and operated WRBW station will serve as the ATSC 3.0 flagship to house the infrastructure of other participating stations as part of the ATSC 3.0 flagship model.

Fox will take advantage of Synamedia’s ATSC 3.0 broadcast solution, with its virtual digital content manager, which provides MPEG-2, H.264 and HEVC encoding, transcoding, statistical multiplexing, splicing, d end-to-end advertising insertion and more, from acquisition to distribution.

“The deployment of our flagship Orlando resort went very well, in large part thanks to the proactive help and support from Synamedia,” said Jeff Roberts, vice president of engineering for WOFL and WRBW, Fox Television Stations. “We are very satisfied to have chosen Synamedia for this project.

Fox also uses Synamedia’s Media Edge Gateway ATSC 3.0 receiver which provides broadcast quality signal reception for monitoring and acceptance testing of ATSC 3.0 signals. The end-to-end workflow is completed by Triveni Digital which provides its GuideBuilder for Route / MMTP encapsulation and Broadcast Gateway for the final preparation of the transmission signal.

Synamedia and Triveni Digital manage the incoming streams at the flagship station to ensure that the delivery of high-quality content, such as a live sports event in 4K, will not disrupt the overall use of the market’s bandwidth. Synamedia 24/7/365 support will monitor all workflows from its technical support center in Atlanta.

“This is an exciting time for our industry as the possibilities of ATSC 3.0 and next generation television become a reality,” said Julien Signes, GM & SVP Video Network, Synamedia. “Synamedia brings a unique approach to advanced video capabilities through our Vivid Compression platform, in particular with our state-of-the-art statistical multiplexing solution, the result of over 20 years of research. With such levels of precision, broadcasters can be assured that the right amount of bandwidth is allocated, frame by frame, to deliver equal and excellent quality at every point in the viewing experience. Fox wouldn’t accept anything less, and we’re excited to support their efforts to bring it to market.


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