Broadcasters in the Middle East buy Harris servers

November 6, 2006

Harris said that its NEXIO server platform, including the recently launched NEXIO XS SD/HD server system, is selling well throughout the Middle East and Africa.

The platform has been chosen for news, production and playout applications by several of the area’s broadcasters, including Al-Jazeera International, Qatar; 1/9 Media, Libya; DigiTurk, Turkey; JMC/ArabSat, Jordan; Al-Majd, Saudi Arabia; Al-Rafidine TV, Iraq; Cham TV, United Arab Emirates; Al-Sa’aa, O-TV, Athir TV, WOW TV and the Ministry of Defense in Egypt; Fashion TV Arabia, Al-Jaras TV, Kounouz TV and Shehrazad TV in Lebanon; and Al-Resalah TV and Gulf Sat in Kuwait.

The NEXIO video servers provide a streamlined infrastructure for producing, processing, managing and distributing any type of media. Within the server’s framework, SD/HD video, audio and metadata are instantly and securely accessible to all users, creating a true shared storage environment.

NEXIO XS is a modular, SD/HD transmission server system that offers integrated, agile software codecs with an extensive range of compression formats and back-to-back DV/MPEG playout — all in a single 3RU frame.

For more information, visit www.harris.com.

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