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ON-AIR Systems automates London-based Bengali channel
ON-AIR Systems master transmission automation and live virtual continuity studio, ON-AIR StudioTX, will provide Channel S with an integrated solution in a single X-SYSTEM 4U workstation.
ON-AIR Systems has won an order from the new London-based television station, Channel S, to supply ON-AIR StudioTx, its new end-to-end digital playout system. Channel S will install the new system ready for their launch in February 2005 when they will begin broadcasting over the SKY network.
The order features a complete file-based playout automation system, including integrated media capture, traffic scheduling, media asset management, multi-layer graphics capabilities, automated media file tracking, multi-format playout and logging.
Channel S is aimed at the Bengali community in the UK. It will provide 24-hour broadcasting in Bangla and English, featuring programs for all age groups. Emphasis will be on entertainment, education and information, including programs focusing on the Bengali cultural heritage and multi-cultural life in Britain.
For more information, visit www.on-air-systems.com.
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