The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has made a further investment in Snell Alchemist Ph.CHD standards conversion systems (above) for its Eurovision network.

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In total, the EBU has purchased 15 Alchemist Ph.CHD systems including Dolby E Authoring, 37 Alchemist Ph.CHD LIVE systems and one KudosPro MC500. EBU head of procurement and network partnerships Paolo Pusterla said: “With the growing demand for globally distributed live events, we’ve clearly seen a greater need for standards conversion.
Quality is crucial and customers expect no visible degradation, and realtime transcoding of frame rates.”