News Arabia Contracts EVS to Deliver Core News Production Infrastructure
9 September 2011 – Sky News Arabia, a joint venture between British Sky
Broadcasting (BSkyB) and Abu Dhabi Media Investment Corporation (ADMIC),
has announced today that it has signed a contract with tapeless technology
specialist EVS to provide a fully integrated news production solution for
the launch of the new 24/7 Arabic news channel.
Sky News Arabia and EVS is already
working together to introduce the tapeless technology at Sky News Arabia’s
studios, based at the twofour54 media zone in Abu Dhabi.
The project covers ingest, production and playout workflows, including on
the fly timeline news editing, online storage and seamless integration with
third-party systems (such as Avid’s iNews NRCS). In total 180 multimedia
journalists will be working with the system to ensure world-class news
coverage simultaneously catering television, internet and mobile phone
Set to launch in 2012, Sky News Arabia will broadcast in high definition
and free to air standard definition to over 50 million households across
the Middle East and North Africa.
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