ATG Broadcast Appointed by Vidcheck as UK and MiddleEast Channel Partner


Last Updated: January 15, 2014 6:10 pm GMT
(Letchworth, Hertfordshire--January 15, 2014) ATG Broadcast has signed a channel partnership agreement with Vidcheck, a leading provider of software for automated quality control and correction of video and audio in file-based media.

"This continues our strategy of offering advanced products to the broadcast and post-production market," comments ATG Broadcast Product Sales Manager Chris Elson. "Vidcheck delivers very powerful media-file analysis solutions which closely complement AmberFin's iCR products as the best solution to meet the requirements of the Digital Production Partnership's file-based programme delivery standard. We are also promoting the products combined or separately in the Middle East."

Vidcheck produces a software-only automated quality control package which measures the parameters and settings when preparing and exchanging file-based content. It automatically processes multiple files simultaneously and quickly. 'Check-and-correct' functionality can analyse video and audio file parameters and then automatically correct parameters such as out-of-specification luma, chroma and RGB gamut.

Vidcheck software incorporates audio loudness checking based on ITU-R 1770 (to ATSC and EBU recommendations) and can automatically correct audio peak levels and loudness levels. It also includes testing for photo-sensitive epilepsy in accordance with the Ofcom specification, a mandatory check in the UK and Japan.

The Vidcheck range can be used stand-alone or integrated with media servers and automation systems in broadcast workflows.

Part of the Dan Technologies Systems Integration Division, ATG Broadcast( ) offers a comprehensive range of services including workflow-design, project-planning, equipment installation, software-configuration, commissioning, documentation, on-site training plus ongoing support and maintenance.

ATG Broadcast pioneered the transition from videotape to the file-based technology now used throughout the industry. It has also assisted many clients in the construction of high-definition studios, master-control rooms and playout facilities, as well as the upgrade of existing SD systems to HD.

Embracing tomorrow's technology, ATG Broadcast delivers maximum value through close co-operation with customers, leading to mutually beneficial long-term relationships.

Dan Technologies System Integration Division operates from offices in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Dubai and Vietnam.


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