Synterra chooses PHABRIX Sx Series Portable Test and Measurement solutions for FIFA World Cup in Russia
Synterra Media selected seven PHABRIX SxA portable 3G/HD/SD generation, analysis and video/audio monitoring solutions and an SxE handheld 3G/HD/SD generation, analysis and monitoring instrument with advanced physical layer analysis. The solutions will be deployed in the 2018 World Cup International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Moscow, as well as on location from the 12 stadiums.
Grigory Uryev, Deputy General Director, Synterra Media, said: “Test and measurement needs to be at the forefront of a live event on the scale of a World Cup. As the main contractor for delivering all the signals from the IBC in Moscow to the relevant Russian rights holders and other foreign broadcasters, we need to deploy robust and fault-less technology and PHABRIX solutions deliver on this every time.”
“There really is no room for error when it comes to delivering a World Cup to billions of global viewers,” said Phillip Adams, Managing Director, PHABRIX. “By utilizing our handheld Sx Series, Synterra Media is ensuring optimal quality of output for the 64 matches to be played across the tournament.”
About Synterra Media
CJSC “Synterra Media” (synterramedia.ru) is a specialized telecom provider for TV production, broadcasting and entertainment media businesses. The company was founded in 2006 and is currently a member of MTT Group. Synterra’s primary activities include contribution, processing, storage and distribution of media streams (Medialogistics).
PHABRIX is a world leader in broadcast test and measurement, with a full range of portable and rackmount systems for rapid fault diagnosis, compliance monitoring, and product development. Technology strengths include IP video stream generation and analysis, advanced HDR/WCG visualization, and ultra-responsive physical layer analysis. The product portfolio includes the top-of-the range Qx 12G for hybrid IP, 4K/UHD, and HDR/WCG signal generation, analysis, and video/audio monitoring. The advanced, rackmount Rx range provides fast intermittent fault diagnosis in 3G/HD-SDI environments, using video capture and remote access. For applications demanding ultra-portable instruments, the company also offers the award-winning Sx range. PHABRIX maintains its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in the UK.