ATG Danmon has completed the latest in a series of technical upgrades for the London-based UK studios of Brazilian free-to-air commercial television broadcaster Record TV Network. The services provided include the redesign and wiring of the Record TV studio facility in addition to the installation of AJA and Blackmagic video routers, and signal converters. Also integrated into the Record TV production system was audio to PC interfacing, enabling high quality audio communication via Skype TX for Radio.
“We contribute a wide range of programme content supplementing the output from our parent channel in São Paulo,” says Record TV’s UK Administrative Coordinator, Rui Reis. “These include news, interviews, documentaries and entertainment. This latest update expands the versatility of our production infrastructure. ATG Danmon has proved a very good technology partner, able to work alongside our studio team without disturbing normal programme operations and to support us when needed. The systems installed have improved our operational efficiency and output quality.”
“Record TV was introduced to us by Vantec, our Portuguese partner within the Danmon Group,” adds ATG Danmon Managing Director Russell Peirson-Hagger. “We were very pleased to assist in upgrading and expanding their London facility.”
Founded in 1953, Record TV (www.recordeuropa.com) broadcasts to over 150 countries on five continents. Record TV transmits via cable, satellite and internet, reaching about 80% of the European population. Record TV also reaches Africa, Asia and the Americas. Based in São Paulo, it went live in 1953, specialising in programmes reflecting Brazilian culture and society. It has since contributed strongly to the development of Brazilian popular music, achieving high viewer ratings. Record is today the longest-established Brazilian television broadcaster. In 2015, it became the pioneer Latin American TV network to produce programmes in 4K. In the UK it is the only Portuguese channel broadcasting on the Sky+ HD platform.
Part of the Danmon Group (www.danmon.com), ATG Danmon has been at the forefront of the transition to the file-based technology now used throughout the industry. It has also assisted many clients in the construction of IT-based automated file workflow systems, high-definition studios, master control rooms and playout facilities, as well as the upgrade of existing SD systems to HD and UHD. By embracing tomorrow’s technology, ATG Danmon delivers maximum value through close co-operation with suppliers and customers, leading to mutually beneficial long-term relationships.
ATG Danmon also offers a comprehensive range of products and services including transcoding and automated workflow management, accelerated global file transfer, media workflow-design, project-planning, equipment installation, software-configuration, commissioning, documentation, on-site training plus ongoing support and maintenance.
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