PlayBox Neo to Promote Latest Smart Media Playout Innovations at CABSAT 2024

Apr 29, 2024

PlayBox Neo will promote its complete range of television channel management, graphic branding and playout solutions to EMEA region media content owners and broadcasters at the upcoming CABSAT show. Exhibiting on stand S1-C30 in the Dubai World Trade Centre, May 21-23, PlayBox Neo will introduce the latest versions of AirBox Neo-20, Capture Suite, Channel-in-a-Box, Media Gateway and Cloud2TV.

“This year celebrating its 30th anniversary, CABSAT has sustained its position as the premier Middle East broadcast media event,” says Pavlin Rahnev, PlayBox Neo CEO. “We will be demonstrating the ease with which our products and services can be integrated into a single solution which is affordable, easy to install, operator-friendly, space-efficient and fully scalable. They range in size from our all-in-one Channel-in-a-Box solution to our wide range of mix-and-matchable modules plus our SaaS-based Cloud2TV. CABSAT has long been rewarding and enjoyable, usefully timed between NAB and IBC. We look forward to meeting existing Middle-East-based customers, system integrators and distribution partners, and demonstrating our products as a fully integrated solution to potential new users.”

PlayBox Neo’s AirBox Neo-20 provides automated content streaming and broadcast playout for any kind of TV channel. Among recent additions are a graphic mixer with 4K-UHD optimization, video resize capability, separate fade transition for every logo preset implementation, plus full 1:1 mirror mode.

Capture Suite is a multi-channel multi-server UHD/HD/SD live ingest solution, now expanded to include XMP file support which allows close integration with third-party video editing software such as Adobe Premier.

PlayBox Neo’s Channel-in-a-Box has long been the world’s best-selling playout and channel branding system. Supporting single channel or multichannel HD or UHD operation, it provides all the facilities needed to keep a channel on-air to be performed in a single standalone server. These  include playout automation, scheduling, interactive CG and graphics, content ingest and live delivery.

• Space-saving, maintenance-free and cost-efficient, Media Gateway allows routing and encoding to be performed entirely in software. The latest version adds support for 1:1 aspect ratio 3840 x 3840 resolution 25 to 60 fps video display plus audio visualization.

All four products also gain SMPTE ST 2110 in/out via DeckLink IP/SDI HD cards, enabling IP-based content capture and playback connectivity over any distance.

• Cloud2TV is a SaaS-based processing platform and cloud-native service offering media content owners, broadcasters and playout service-providers high operational efficiency and agility. Latest features include a new implementation of advanced search and custom CSV database import.