Advanced Broadcast Services invests in Sony PetaSite with

June 21, 2005

Transmissions provider Advanced Broadcast Services has installed a Sony PetaSite data library for its new play-to-air facility.

Ordered via Pharos Communications, the PetaSite includes two SAIT-1 data-tape drives, an Ethernet hub, Fibre channel connectivity and a terminal server.

The company’s existing Pharos Playtime media management system is being expanded from six channels to 12. Playtime will control ingest from a Sony Flexicart to a Pinnacle video server, play-to-air from the server and deliver programs and interstitials to and from the PetaSite archive.

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