March 21, 2013

Live TV Football Analysis with Perle Serial Device Servers

New Content Media use IOLAN Device Servers to provide the serial tunnel needed to transmit live TV images for Football Analysis show “Mittelkreis”.

NASHVILLE, TN - March 21st, 2013 — Perle Systems, a global provider of advanced serial to Ethernet and secure device networking solutions, reveals that New Content Media chose Perle IOLAN Device Servers to create the serial tunnel over fiber needed to transmit live TV images.

During a studio upgrade, New Content Media, discovered that a newly installed mixing desk was not compatible with the Fiber network, and instead had Serial RS422 interfaces. This threatened to disrupt the live opening sequence of the Live TV Football (Soccer) Analysis show “Mittelkreis”.

IOLAN Device Server

“I contacted Panasonic [the manufacturer of the Mixing desk] and they advised me that I would require a Serial to Ethernet converter in order to install the new mixing desk with its RS422 interface,” says Mr. Lankenau, Studio Manager at New Content Media. “Through an internet search I made contact with Perle and was hopeful that they could provide a solution to this problem.”

New Content Media Serial to Fiber

Perle explained that creating a serial tunnel over Fiber would provide a quick, reliable and cost effective solution.

About New Content Media:

The New Content Media Group is a North German TV, services and investment company, focussing on TV, media, cable and the telecommunications industry. Among the holdings of the company include a number of regional or locally-oriented TV channels, web TV and motion picture production companies, vendors who are in the traditional television broadcast industry, as well as in the distribution of IPTV and internet video content active.

About Perle Systems
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured connectivity and device networking products. These products are used to connect remote users reliably and securely to central servers for a wide variety of business applications. Product lines include Console Servers, Terminal Servers, Device Servers, Media Converters, Ethernet Copper Extenders, Ethernet I/O, Serial Cards, Parallel Cards, Remote Power Switches and Multimodem Cards.  Since 1976, Perle has distinguished itself through extensive networking technology, depth of experience in major real-world network environments and long-term distribution and VAR channel relationships in major world markets. Perle has offices in 9 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and sells its products through distribution and OEM/ODE channels worldwide.


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