News

On this page we are publishing the latest news and events from GRIDSHOT®.

  • Playout update v4.2.0

    Posted in General on Oct 03, 2022.

    We are happy to announce that we have just released a new version of our playback solution. We're seeing an increase in channel owners looking to run the playout software in their own cloud environment, so with this release, we've shifted the focus to improve playout efficiency, resulting in a reduction in system requirements. And at the same time improve scalability in cloud environments.

  • Accommodate hot-standby redundant SRT to operator Proximus

    Posted in SRT on Mar 30, 2022.

    We see increased support from operators worldwide for the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol as a source input in addition to more traditional options such as satellite or playout on site. SRT has proven itself as a reliable IP-based transport protocol in recent years. To facilitate this, we replaced the on-site playout server Proximus for a fully redundant SRT delivery. The streams originate from a GRIDSHOT® playout operated in the cloud.

  • theFrontDoor Launches Real-Time 4K HDR Playout Powered by NETINT Codensity® Video Processing Units

    Posted in General on Jan 31, 2022.

    theFrontDoor, an innovator of advanced broadcast video solutions, announces the availability of its next generation GRIDSHOT® playout solution featuring real-time 4K UHD encoding, using HEVC with HLG HDR support enabled by NETINT Codensity ASIC-powered VPUs (Video Processing Units). The GRIDSHOT platform delivers a reliable, fully hot-standby redundant playout service with automatic failover for linear television channels.

  • GRIDSHOT® supports SRT version 1.4.4

    Posted in General, SRT on Oct 13, 2021.

    We are happy to announce that our GRIDSHOT® playout solution supports SRT version 1.4.4. This version includes improvements to the stability of the protocol, and is backwards compatible with older versions of the SRT protocol. This means that there will not be any problems for OTT / IPTV parties who have not yet switched to the new version.

  • Flussonic supports GRIDSHOT® playout output

    Posted in SRT, Third party on Aug 17, 2021.

    We are happy to announce that Flussonic supports SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) that works with our playout output. Our playout output is always encrypted to make sure that the content of our customers is protected. Flussonic now supports decryption of the stream and can decode our playout output.

  • SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) 1.4.3 update

    Posted in General, SRT on May 06, 2021.

    We are happy to announce that our playout server is now supporting the latest version of SRT (Secure Reliable Transport). Version 1.4.3 includes improvements to the stability of the protocol. Additionally, we have added range (class C) support to our IP whitelist authentication layer.

  • RiC.today launch

    Posted in Customers on Feb 10, 2021.

    GRIDSHOT® congratulates Your Family Entertainment with the launch of RiC.today and its further worldwide expansion.

    The countdown is running... RiC.today will start in six days:
    Learn English the easy way: relaunch of the international HD-Version of RiC from Shrove Tuesday featuring the St. Andrew's cross in its logo.

  • Accommodate hot-standby redundant SRT stream to operator NOS

    Posted in SRT on Dec 28, 2020.

    GRIDSHOT® cooperates with operators to facilitate the secure delivery (contribution) of television streams around the globe. GRIDSHOT® has cooperated with NOS, a Portuguese operator to implement the contribution of TV channels through SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) protocol.

  • GRIDSHOT® Joins SRT Alliance for High Quality, Low Latency Video Streaming Over the Internet

    Posted in General, SRT on Nov 05, 2020.

    GRIDSHOT, one of the world’s most reliable, flexible and efficient 24/7 linear playout-, VOD- & broadcast services providers, today announced that it is proud to have joined the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video and audio streaming.