09.18.2009 03:39 PM
Pebble Beach Systems unveils new automation systems at IBC

Pebble Beach Systems launched Marina, an enterprise-level automation system to address the business requirements of broadcasters who have a variety and ever-changing set of content delivery requirements.

Marina is scalable up to hundreds of channels. It offers its users an almost infinite variety of configuration options, but it does so using a single central database, allowing coordinated applications and resources to operate in a distributed architecture across multiple servers.

A new playlist engine, designed from the ground up, is coupled with a fully distributed architecture and leverages the manufacturer’s experience in developing drivers for a huge variety of delivery devices from leading industry manufacturers. Pebble Beach is entirely independent, and offers solutions with any mix of equipment to meet customer requirements. This allows broadcasters to maximize the benefit they get from investing in new technology whatever the source.

Marina is fully interoperable with Anchor, Pebble Beach’s media and workflow management system. Broadcasters can create end-to-end workflows in order to manage content through all stages of the process, from ingest through to delivery via many channels, in many formats, using rules-based logic to carry out automatically processes such as transcoding.

The system is Unicode-compliant, allowing it to operate in all languages including Chinese, Japanese and Arabic. The entire system can be instantly toggled between languages, making it easy for operators to manage the system in their own language but also overcoming potential problems a support engineer would face.

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

Sue Sillitoe, White Noise PR /   Friday 11:15 AM
DPA Microphones Expands Its d:facto™ Vocal Microphone Range
Wall Street Communications /   Friday 04:20 PM
SMPTE 2015 NAB Show Preview

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology