root6 has become Soliton Systems’ first reseller for the UK broadcast market.
root6 provides services from equipment supply through systems integration to technical support and training., including customers such as the BBC, ITV, BT Sport, Endemol and IMG.
Soliton’s smart-telecaster product, Zao, is a mobile HEVC transmitter designed for streaming live broadcasts direct from cameras’ over multiple traditional mobile 3G or 4G networks.
“The Zao product with its extremely efficient and innovative H265 encoding, coupled with its unique approach to bonding multiple 4G carriers, has seen us winning new customers in a very short time,” said Mark Andrews, sales manager of Soliton Systems Europe.
“We recently opened the office in Amsterdam and the units are being aggressively tested by a range of excited potential users. We are very pleased that root6 are helping us to address the live broadcast market within the UK.”
Rupert Watson, sales director at root6 added, “As a company we pride ourselves on providing high quality, cost-effective technology and services to our customers.
“In the mobile encoding market, we recognise that there are already many players operating – but for us, the Zao is a game-changer, especially for the live news and sports environments.”