Turkey's Ciner Group updates newsgathering tech

Aviwest DMNG PRO180-RA transmitter
Neal Romanek
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March 21st 2017 at 11:05AM : By Neal Romanek

The broadcaster will deploy Aviwest DMNG PRO180-RA transmitters, DMNG StreamHub receiver platform, and the DMNG APP smartphone application

Turkish broadcaster the Ciner Group has upgraded its mobile newsgathering technology. The broadcaster will deploy Aviwest DMNG PRO180-RA transmitters (pictured), DMNG StreamHub receiver platform, and the DMNG APP smartphone application across the country, including the Syria, Iran, and Iraq borders.

The DMNG StreamHub servers will receive and decode all incoming streams delivered from the DMNG field units. The application features a web user interface that optimises the monitoring of the video transmissions with a large panel of features, such as video thumbnails, statistics, and dynamic bit rate and latency control.

Ciner group hopes the new gear will allow for more compact, lightweight digital mobile newsgathering with a quick boot time, AVIWEST for its TV services, including Show TV, Haberturk, and BloombergHT.

"Prior to choosing Aviwest, we performed a comprehensive test and comparison of all the bonded cellular solutions available on the market," said Semih Kaya, technical group president at Ciner Group.

"The Aviwest DMNG system quickly proved its capabilities and reliability, allowing us to flawlessly capture high-quality live HD video over any network from a variety of locations within the country, as well as around the world," "The transmitters at the heart of Aviwest's DMNG PRO180-RA and DMNG APP emerged as the most portable solution, allowing us to cover live news ahead of the competition and never miss an important shot," said Baturlap Ozdemir, satellite transmission manager at Ciner Group.