12.08.2010 02:15 PM
FOX Networks Uses Snell to Build Disaster Recovery System

Digital media technology provider Snell recently announced a deal with FOX Networks, supplying them with Morpheus Automation and Morpheus ICE (integrated content engine) units for use in disaster recovery systems.

The Morpheus systems will control ICE units operating in the background, mirroring on-air playout and completing baseband ingest when needed. They can reportedly be switched to backup operation immediately and seamlessly, without any inventory loss.

The Morpheus systems were chosen for, “the system density and fully resilient architecture that our disaster recovery project requires,” said Richard Friedel, executive vice president and general manager, FOX Networks Engineering and Operations.

Billed as a low-cost solution for start-up channels, or an efficient building block for regional program management and remote disaster recovery, Morpheus ICE works with either SD or HD source material. The ICE unit contains a video server, graphics, switchers, channel branding, captioning and subtitling in a 3RU footprint.



Comments
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




Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

Wall Street Communications /   Friday 06:11 PM
Primestream Products on Display at CAPER 2014:
Wall Street Communications /   Friday 04:13 PM
Wohler Products at CCW 2014

 
Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology