Broadcast Innovation Days arrive in South East Asia
ASIA: German systems integrator, Broadcast Solutions, recently hosted its Broadcast Innovation Day events in the Philippines and Thailand. Taking place in the countries’ respective capitals, the events were organised to inform local broadcast professionals about the latest technology trends. Broadcast Solutions teamed up with partner companies IHSE, Riedel and Lawo, to demonstrate a variety of products and solutions. More than 200 participants attended and discussed the rise of 4K and IP in live broadcasting, new developments on audio-over-IP, the use of KVM in broadcast and audio consoles and concepts in the broadcast environment.
‘These events turned out to be a great start for our series of Broadcast Innovation Days,’ enthused Broadcast Solutions business development manager, Peter Jakobsson. ‘We were very excited about this new endeavour and the events’ success showed us that this was the right decision.’
‘These events proved how much interest and commitment there is in the Asia Pacific region to create professional, cutting-edge broadcast facilities,’ continued Terence Teng, VP of sales and general manager for IHSE APAC.
‘With our new Japanese office and growing staff, the Broadcast Innovation Days Asia were a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to the region and get closer to the market,’ added Cameron O’Neill, sales and operations director for Riedel Communications, Asia Pacific.
The next event in the series will take place at Broadcast Solutions’ headquarters in Bingen, Germany on December 9th. This event is stated to include a large exhibition area with all major brands taking part, a 4K arena, the largest fleet of OB Vans under construction in Europe, panel discussions and presentations.
‘This has been a very eventful programme for us. We had direct interaction with a focused group of customers, paving the way for more one-to-one interactions with engineers and users. We certainly look forward to more of this type of event,’ concluded Boon Siong, VP technical sales, Singapore representative office, Lawo.