Channel-in-a-Box Trends

  • ID: 2775652
  • Report
  • 36 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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Channel-in-a-Box (CiaB) is a device that plays out content for a single channel, and is used by broadcasters for broadcasting television channels to the end users.

The report analyzes and presents an overview of Channel-in-a-Box (CiaB) market worldwide. The report in addition provides global market estimates and projections for Channel-in-a-Box in US dollars for years 2012 through 2017. Supported with 1 market data table, the report has a mention about several popular Channel-in-a-Box systems including Snell ICE System, OvertureRT LIVE, and ChannelPort.

The report discusses the launches pertaining to Channel-in-a-Box and other related technologies as well as solutions by leading manufacturers including Pebble Beach Systems, PlayBox Technology, Harmonic, Harris Corporation, SGT Vivesta and others witnessed by the industry over the last few years. The report also highlights the recent M&A activities in the industry involving key players namely Evertz, Pharos, Grass Valley, PubliTronic and others. In addition, 39 companies operating in the Channel-in-a-Box arena worldwide are profiled.
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CiaB - An Overview
Utilization of CiaB Technologies in Existing Broadcasting Equipment
Advent of CiaB Technologies for Traditional and Entry-level Broadcasters
An Ideal CiaB Solution
Necessary Technical Specifications
Limitations Faced by Broadcasters
CiaB Solutions and Multichannel Playout Technologies
Storage Issues
Popular Channel-in-a-Box Systems
Current CiaB Technology Standpoint
Snapshot of Current Industry Trends
Channel-in-a-Box: Game Changer in Global Broadcast Industry
Table 1: Global Channel-in-a-Box (CiaB) Revenues (2012-2017) in US$ Million
Leading Channel-in-a-Box (CiaB) Brands by Region Worldwide: 2012 Technological Advancements to Expand Use of CiaB Solutions
Adoption of CiaB Technology to Increase in Broadcasting Industry
Traditional Systems Continue to Dominate Global Broadcast Market
Major Challenges


ABC O&Os Selects iTX Channel-in-a-Box Solution of Miranda Technologies
HARDATA Inks Agreements with Global Distribution Companies
OASYS Partners with Disk Archive Corp
ABS Broadcast Collaborates with Grass Valley
Pebble Beach Systems Chooses tOG_DLL.dll Graphics Rendering Library of RT Software
Snell Integrates StorNext Q-series File System and Storage of Quantum into Channel-in-a-Box Solution
Snell Selects RT Software as OEM Partner
The Gores Group to Acquire Harris Broadcast Communications
Una Vez Mas Television Group Selects Channel-in-a-Box Solution of PlayBox Technology
Evertz Acquires Pharos
Grass Valley™ Takes Over PubliTronic
TMD Inks Partnership Agreement with Pixel Power to Integrate
ChannelMaster™ Technology with MediaFlex® Product Line
Vitec Multimedia and Stryme Merge ProxSys Media Asset
Management System with Genesix Playout


Autocue Unveils Autocue Production Suite
Harmonic Launches New Enhancements in Spectrum™ ChannelPort™
Channel-in-a-Box Solution
Harris Broadcast to Launch NEXIO Volt™ Server
Pebble Beach Systems to Launch Stingray Channel-in-a-Box Range in the US
Pebble Beach Systems to Roll Out Stingray CiaB Solution and Dolphin Integrated Channel Device in Gulf Region
PlayBox Technology Unveils Value-Added Services
TVI Implements Snell ICE Channel-in-a-Box System
Harmonic Introduces ChannelPort Channel-in-a-Box Device
Harris to Introduce Harris® Versio™ Channel-in-a-Box Solution
Pebble Beach Systems Launches Stingray Channel-in-a-Box Solution
SGT Vivesta to Introduce VEDA-in-a-Box Solution
Skylark Technology Enhances Skylark SL NEO Series with Advanced Closed Captioning Features
Snell Introduces New Products Range for Digital Networks and Broadcasts
XOR Media Partners with Etere to Deliver Channel-in-a-Box Playout
Evertz Introduces New Mediator SC plus OvertureRT Live Solution
Grass Valley™ Introduces K2 Edge™ Range of Media Servers
Masstech to Unveil New Sapphire v2.0 Channel-in-a-Box Playout
Server and New Emerald Version 7.5 Lite Edition
Pixel Power to Unveil ChannelMaster™ Playout System
Snell Unveils Channel-in-a-Box Solutions and Enhancements
Snell Unveils New Channel-in-a-Box Solutions
Orad to Launch Blend Channel-in-a-Box Solution
Pebble Beach Systems Unveils Dolphin Integrated Channel Device


Arqiva (UK)
Autocue Group Ltd. (UK)
Aveco Sro (Czech Republic)
Cinegy LLC (USA)
DelaStream Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (India)
EightZero Digital (UK)
Evertz Microsystems Ltd. (UK)
Fission Software, Inc. (USA)
FloricalSystems, Inc. (USA)
Grass Valley USA LLC (USA)
Hardata Corporation (USA)
Harmonic, Inc. (USA)
Harris Broadcast Communications (USA)
Harris Corporation (USA)
Ju-Soft Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
KompAni (Serbia)
Marex Broadcast Systems (Canada)
Masstech Group, Inc. (Canada)
Masterplay GmbH (Switzerland)
Matrox Electronic Systems Ltd. (Canada)
Media Alliance (Italy)
Mindriver (India)
Miranda Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
Nemavision (UK)
Oasys Automated Playout Ltd. (UK)
Orad Hi Tec Systems Ltd. (Israel)
Pixel Power, Inc. (USA)
PlayBox Technology (UK)
Pebble Beach Systems Ltd. (UK)
SGT SAS (France)
SkyLark Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
Snell Ltd. (UK)
Stryme GmbH (Austria)
Vector 3 SA (Spain)
Video Technics, Inc. (USA)
Weather Metrics, Inc. (USA)
Winjay Srl (Italy)
wTVision (Portugal)
XOR Media, Inc. (USA)

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