“When combined with Miranda, the resulting end-to-end solution will be the most complete and compelling in the industry,” Belden says in an earnings report released this morning. Belden purchased Miranda in 2012.
Its just-announced purchase of Miranda positions it to exploit the explosion in TV production and distribution, says CEO John Stroup. Miranda expects the deal will give it resources to expand through internal development and through acquisition. It has an “active acquisition list” that includes companies that have “different solutions that might mesh well with our playout and product solutions,” says Miranda’s Kevin Joyce.
Broadcasters across the country and around the world are wondering how Tuesday’s announcement that Harris Corp. wants to spin off its storied broadcasting business will play out. The division’s president, Harris Morris, says the company “is going to seek a buyer who is committed and focused on this business and on growing in the media space. At the same time, we will try to eliminate disruption in the short-term while we go through the sale process.”
IT-based playout, or channel-in-a-box, is the hottest TV technology around these days. Propelled by broadcasters’ insatiable need to cut costs, Grass Valley, Miranda, Florical, Snell and Evertz are now offering the virtual master control technology and Harris and Harmonics may be next.
Miranda Technologies Inc., a worldwide provider of production, playout and delivery systems for the television broadcast, cable, satellite and IPTV industries, has been awarded a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract by NBCUniversal to supply routing solutions for its broadcast facilities across the United States. NBCUniversal will be able to upgrade its core routing infrastructure while deploying […]
Among the myriad of broadcasting gear on display at next week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas are automation, traffic and billing equipment and software. There’s growing interest in these products since TV broadcasters need to be able to oversee a growing number of channels with a shrinking number of staff.
2011 NAB Show Preview Miranda Booth N2515 Miranda Technologies will be highlighting its fully integrated IT-based playout solution, which combines highly automated, multichannel content delivery, rich graphics and advanced monitoring systems. Called the Playout Glass Cockpit, the new solution tightly integrates the iTX IT-based automated playout with Kaleido multi-viewers, and the iControl Playout Manager facility […]
Miranda Technologies today appointed Jay Gravina VP of sales for the United States and Canada. In his new role, he will be responsible for all direct and indirect sales, channel strategy and pre-sales engineering for the complete Miranda portfolio, including the industry leading iTX playout and automation solutions. Gravina joins Miranda from Avid Technology, where […]