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Pixel Power adds to graphics products, Orange delivers 1.75 billion multi-DRM licenses, and more

TVBEurope rounds up the latest products and solutions news from Pixel Power, Viaccess-Orca, Orange and ChyronHego

Pixel Power has added turnkey appliance StreamMaster PRIME to its range of graphics and playout products. The new product is designed primarily as a replacement for individual devices in a traditional architecture.

According to the company, the appliance is capable of supporting automated branding graphics, multi-layer static and animated logos, clocks, text crawls, tickers, DVE moves and more. Options include dual port video server, audio processing for multi-channel sound and master control functionality.

It is also capable of autonomous operation, with hardware or software UI control panels available.

“Many of the broadcasters we talk to have told us that they are not yet in a position to move to an all new, software-defined playout architecture, but that individual items in their legacy systems need replacing,” explained James Gilbert, CEO of Pixel Power. “StreamMaster PRIME gives them a single, cost-effective appliance, connecting over SDI, with all the usual automation interfaces, so it is a simple plug-in replacement for a life-expired master control switcher, video server or graphics inserter.”

Orange delivers 1.75 billion multi-DRM licenses from Viaccess-Orca

Orange has delivered 1.75 billion licenses of Viaccess-Orca’s multi-DRM Cloud service to its 253 million customers worldwide.

According to Viaccess-Orca, Orange selected its multi-DRM solution based on its multiscreen security algorithms, scalable design, and ability for quick implementation. VO’s multi-DRM solution includes support for the company’s proprietary VO DRM, as well as Microsoft PlayReady, Apple FairPlay, and Google Widevine.

The Cloud service has been deployed by Orange on set-top boxes, tablets, mobile devices, computers, and smart TVs, providing the operator with a scalable delivery rate of up to 1,000 licenses per second.

Netherlands’ Eredivisie tracks performance data with ChyronHego

Dutch football league Eredivisie has expanded its partnership with ChyronHego for the new season, and will employing the company’s TRACAB computer vision cameras, which use advanced AI and machine learning techniques to capture every movement on the field of play.

The system is able to record an average of 25 positions every second for all players and the ball, resulting in more than 3.5 million data points per match.

All the collected tracking data — such as physical, positional, and tactical data — is being used to drive a new data analysis platform, provided by SciSports.

In addition, ChyronHego is providing Eredivisie clubs with its video analysis and presentation tool, Coach Paint, which enables high-quality graphics visualisations to be very quickly illustrated on top of match videos.