SIS LIVE Announces Partner Program Launch at IBC 2013

Market-leading products and expert service provision at Stands 1.C55 and OE101

Outside broadcast, satellite uplink and product design specialist SIS LIVE returns to IBC to exhibit its products and promote its extensive services. SIS LIVE is a technical provider to the broadcast, military and communications industries with exceptional experience in outside broadcasting, systems integration, wireless/RF, special cameras solutions, satellite uplinks and satellite internet services. With an award-winning satellite product range, designed and built in-house, and a comprehensive connectivity infrastructure SIS LIVE is truly a ‘one-stop’ shop for all broadcast requirements.

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Products
An exciting array of SIS LIVE products will be exhibited including the DriveForce® vehicle mounted antenna; the innovative ManPak® compact VSAT terminal, uPak60® fully automated VSAT terminal, the PlexSIS fibre optic system and the RouteCase® HD production studio.

ManPak – This market-changing VSAT terminal weighs less than 12kg (26lbs) and fits neatly into a backpack for easy transportation. Fully integrated with no removable parts ManPak is operational in just three minutes.

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uPak60 - This fully automated VSAT features a 60cm parabolic antenna, capable of high speed data and HD SNG transmissions. uPak60 can be carried as checked airline baggage and operated with little or no training.

DriveForce, SIS LIVE’s innovative vehicle mounted antenna, features a carbon fibre 1.8m dish for high bandwidth HD transmissions. Functioning in Ka, Ku, X and C bands it boasts the highest operational wind performance available, up to 60mph. Mounted on a Mercedes Sprinter stationed in the outside exhibition area, DriveForce will transmit IBC TV News daily broadcasts.

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RouteCase is a self-contained and affordable HD production studio which features with fully synchronous mixing between 4 HD/SDI inputs, a DVI-D input and a 10 channel audio mixer. Extremely portable, it has been used to cut live coverage of countless events including from aboard aircraft, at conferences or from pop-up music events. SIS LIVE’s RouteCase® was also selected by IBC TV News for use during live webcast interviews as part of its multi-media content offering.

PlexSIS - SIS LIVE’s new fibre optic system lowers the cost of distributing digital video and simplifies the setup of cable systems by transporting up to 16 SDI signals over a single optical fibre.

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Partner Plan
SIS LIVE is renowned globally for its successful product sales business and is looking for dynamic companies and individuals to grow the market share further by selling their products globally.  If you have existing relationships with potential customers in your region then come and talk to SIS LIVE.

SIS LIVE will provide everything needed to proactively sell within your region and market, and to support your customers. Benefits include:
·    Structured discounts for volume sales
·    Access to an online Partner Portal containing marketing collateral, stock tracking and pricing systems, an FAQ/knowledge base plus training material
·    A dedicated account manager
·    Webex training courses
·    Heavily discounted demo products and support at local exhibitions
·    Joint marketing opportunities and relevant leads from SIS LIVE’s website

For more information get in touch with Product Sales Director, Martyn Hopkins - at mhopkins@sislive.tv

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Services
In addition to the successful products, SIS LIVE owns and operates the largest outside broadcast and uplink fleet in Europe; an extensive stock of modern broadcast equipment; and a vast satellite and fibre connectivity infrastructure. Its impressive credits list includes Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tour de France, Diamond Jubilee, London Marathon, Wimbledon Championships, Glastonbury Festival, Isle of Man TT, Formula 1 and countless more.

Its outside broadcast division permanently employs a huge number of craft staff skilled at the art of programme creation, including capturing the best camera shots, creating perfect audio mixes, delivering fast-turnaround replays, planning of complex event coverage and ensuring safe delivery for broadcast. Dedicated special cameras and wireless/RF teams innovate to push the bounds of possibility when it comes to delivering compelling TV. Their expertise is currently on show at the finals of the America’s Cup which are taking place in San Francisco during IBC.

SIS LIVE’s uplink division has worked for most major broadcasters and delivers 80% of live news feeds in the UK. It operates two state of the art teleport and MCR systems, in Milton Keynes and MediaCityUK, with direct access to a national fibre network, ensuring that content can be delivered anywhere in the world in a robust and efficient manner. 

SIS LIVE has vast experience in delivering integration services for a range of new installations, as well as refurbishments and upgrades to existing systems. It specialises in the integration of outside broadcast and uplink vehicles, production areas, TV studios, edit suites, technical areas and fibre systems, and can provide individually tailored solutions for any requirement.

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About SIS
SIS is one of the world’s leading companies in the television broadcasting industry. It is the foremost supplier of television programming and data services to the UK and Ireland betting industry. The company’s broadcast business, SIS LIVE, operates the largest satellite uplink fleet in Europe and is the largest outside broadcast provider in the UK. SIS LIVE offers a complete broadcasting solution including global distribution, satellite internet and IP provision, special camera systems, wireless camera solutions and broadcast systems integration services. SIS LIVE also designs and manufactures an innovative, market-leading range of satellite and broadcast products. The company covers over 100,000 hours of live events worldwide each year and delivers approximately 80% of live news feeds across the UK.  Credits include the America’s Cup, Formula One, Wimbledon Championships, Glastonbury Festival and European Tour Golf.

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