Pioneers of the IP media world

Read the article on BCE’s website. At the cutting-edge of technology, BCE has a long history of using new solutions to pave the way to the future of media. As a pioneer in mass digitisation, BCE was also the first European company to drop tape and use a complete file-based workflow on its premises. “Looking…

Integration of franceinfo: the French public news channel

In May 2016, following a call for tender, Radio France selected BCE for the integration of the French public news channel franceinfo:  in its premises. “For us this project is essentially three elements, a very innovative project in this radio company, which had to integrate the requirements of television, secondly a quite unique project since…

File-based production system for HRT

Discover the flyer: bce-case_study-hrtw As a national public service broadcaster, HRT is mainly financed by viewer/listener license fees and advertising. It has well exceeded a million radio and television listeners/viewers. HRT has seven regional radio stations and five regional TV centres. The TV channels are broadcast both on terrestrial in Croatia and on satellite (Eutelsat 16°)…

Audiovisual infrastructure for the “Creative mine”

Arenberg, a prestigious UNESCO World Heritage mining site, began its conversion into a cinema and audiovisual site where science, economy and culture would meet. This  future centre of excellence in image and digital media set out to  further enhance the reputation and professionalism of the regional sector for teachers/researchers and professionals from the University of…

Case study: On-site digitisation services for the Qatar Olympic Committee

Qatar Olympic Committee On-site digitisation services for the Qatar Olympic Committee For one of their large-scale projects in Qatar, EVS asked BCE to find a solution to digitise their customer content locally. Local content digitisation The Qatar Olympic Committee was looking for a partner to digitise their massive media archive, including picture, video and editorial…

Retro: Multimedia infrastructure

The European Union recently upgraded its meeting and congress conference centre located in Luxembourg Kirchberg (CCK). The multimedia infrastructure, the broadcast facilities and the digital signage were installed by BCE. The multimedia solution for the CCK is built around three main products; the multimedia tools for presentations and translations, the digital signage for active communication…

Retro: The shift to HD in a file-based environment

“BCE managed to emphasize its expertise in the accomplishment of the works and the management of the relationships with third parties.” Thomas Palm | Directeur des Technologies | ARTE-GEIE. Arte is a European cultural channel intended for any television-viewer in Europe, and particularly in France and in Germany, who is curious and open to the…

Retro: Information Technology

FREMANTLEMEDIA – Comprehensive Information Technology and Telecom services FremantleMedia, one of the largest creators and producers of entertainment formats in the world, today produces more than 10,000 hours of original programming a year for broadcasters in over 40 countries (USA, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Latin America, Portugal, Scandinavia, Asia, etc.) With world-renowned production enterprises in over…

Retro: Multicast infrastructure

Viasat – Multicast infrastructure with synchronized digital archives. Modern Times Group MTG AB is among the leading international broadcasters of channels with the largest broadcast coverage area in Europe. Viasat is a subsidiary of MTG with a large free-TV and pay-TV offer in the Scandinavian and Baltic countries. It has broadcasting operations in Bulgaria, the Czech…

Retro: Website hosting

High availability website hosting Euronews, the number 1 international news channel in Europe (source: Telmar Peaktime©, evaluation based on Q2 2010 viewer ratings) covers current events around th clock, everywhere in the world. With 10 language teams and 370 journalists from more than 20 countries, euronews is a unique organisation in its approach to analysing…

Retro: Digitisation infrastructure

Digitisation infrastructure turnkey solution for the European Parliament in Brussels Following the public call for tender, the European Parliament selected BCE for the complete installation of its digitising infrastructure, its public access and for the digitisation of video content with quality check and corrections to ensure the best quality. In 2010, this project received the…

Retro: Broadcast Design and Branding

The success of a television channel starts with its broadcast design and branding. More than nice graphics, we focus on creating a real brand that matches your contents and audience. RTL Lëtzebuerg needed to give a new birth to its channel, with a young and dynamic approach targeting young adults and teenagers. It also needed…