NEW DELHI, INDIA: BES Expo 2011, International Conference and Exhibition on Terrestrial & Satellite Broadcasting, 17th in the series of events, is being organized by Broadcast Engineering Society (India) from 24th to 26th February 2011 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The event will host a French Pavilion, the only international Pavilion at the show, organized by UBIFRANCE, French agency for international development, bringing together leading companies from the French broadcast industry. The participating French companies are looking forward to showcase their high-tech broadcast solutions and evaluate business opportunities in the Indian market.
The French Pavilion at the trade show brings together nine leading companies from the French broadcast industry. This presence includes renowned companies such as ENVIVIO, ECRIN VIDEO & BROADCAST, FRANCE24, WORLDCAST SYSTEM, NETIA, SOUND4, TEAMCAST, WINMEDIA and AETA AUDIO SYSTEM.
France 24 is a leading news channel present in 180 countries and broadcasting in three languages: French, English and Arabic. The main objective is to promote advancement and dissemination of knowledge & practices of broadcasting in the field of Radio & TV and to share their expertise with broadcast engineering professionals in India. The Pavilion offers a comprehensive platform for these companies to showcase their innovative, state-of-the-art technology and share their expertise and professional know-how in the growing media & broadcast industry.
Here is a brief profile of all the participants of the French Pavilion:
FRANCE 24: The French news channel, broadcasting 24/7 in three languages: French, English and Arabic, in 180 countries, reaching more than 125 million households, and 1 Million rooms, is also available virtually on every screen! With an original tone and a fresh new perspective, the channel offers a worthy alternative to conventional news sources.
WORLDCAST SYSTEMS: Leading provider of professional, reliable and innovative broadcast systems to the global radio and TV market. Encompassing leading brands such as APT, Ecreso and Audemat, WorldCast Systems offers a wide range of high performing products for content delivery, transmission and monitoring.
NETIA: A GlobeCast company, is a leading provider of software solutions that enable efficient management and delivery of content to a full array of media platforms. Relied on by more than 10,000 users in 200 installations in more than 40 countries, NETIA solutions allow content producers and owners to manage content from ingest to delivery, targeting multiplatform outlets including the Internet, VOD, IPTV services, and mobile devices.
SOUND4: PCI Broadcast Sound Processing (patented Technology) -Voice Processing - Audio IP – Professional Soundcard – NAB 2007 and 2008 : Award in Las Vegas – Sound4 has developed a line of Broadcast sound processors (FM,HD,DAB,DRM,Webradio) inside PCI cards intended to be installed in a PC architecture. In 2010 Sound4 launched a new voice product range and received the Innovation Trophy by the side of prestigious companies such as Sony and Panasonic.
TEAMCAST: TeamCast is a renowned member of the broadcast ecosystem worldwide, with innovative technology offerings based on a solid expertise in Digital TV, Mobile TV and Satellite transmission.
TeamCast is organized into two business units: TeamCast Technology (OEM technologies) and TeamCast Solutions (Test & Measurement, DVB-S2 and Video Links) which have strong technical credentials and supply product technologies to R&D laboratories, equipment manufacturers, service/infrastructure providers in the digital broadcast marketplace. TeamCast’s range of products covers all major standards: DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB-S, DVB-S2, ISDB-T, DTMB, CMMB.
WINMEDIA: Founded in France in 1995, the WinMedia Group develops and markets software solutions for Broadcast and Archiving. Its main product, the software suite WinMedia Software, meets all the needs of the production chain Broadcast: Recording, editing, music planning, routing advertising assistants setting wave and freelance. To date, more than 2200 systems are in operation throughout the world. The company has its offices in Canada, South America, Europe and Asia.
AETA AUDIO SYSTEM: For over 20 years, the former AETA group has been developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative professional audio solutions for the broadcast industry. With a large part of its turnover dedicated to R & D, the company proved to be a pioneer and released many “World Premiere” like the first codec with 4SB ADPCM coding algorithm. With more than 10000 codecs sold around the world, the company ranks in the major players list.
ENVIVIO: Envivio makes the world’s video content universally enjoyable by all viewers, on any device, across any network, at any time. From live news and sports to catching up with a favorite TV series, Envivio solutions for multi-screen video-over-IP delivery make it possible to supply the video that people want, at the best possible quality, to any of the ever-expanding variety of screens where people turn for entertainment. Headquartered in South San Francisco, California, Envivio has a global staff with local expertise in the technical, regulatory and market guidelines encountered around the world.
ECRIN VIDEO & BROADCAST: Ecrin Video & Broadcast is a leading manufacturer of professional video compression solutions. Ecrin V&B targets video quality at low bandwidth market & Broadcast solutions around compression. More than 20 years of industrial experience allows Ecrin V&B to provide high quality and reliability to professional video systems. From HD down to Telco formats, Ecrin V&B streaming Encoder, Decoder, Transcoder and Archiver solutions support all standards for Broadcast, IPTV, WebTV and Telco operations.
The Indian media sector has been amongst the fastest growing sectors in the country over the last two decades. India is currently on the threshold of an entertainment revolution spawned by economic liberalization and the subsequent advent of broadcast industry. Given the emphasis on rapid developments in this field, the French companies from media and broadcast industry are committed to identify new opportunities and challenges and chalk out strategies for business collaborations.