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first_imgVuvuzelas blared through the town of Frankfield in Clarendon yesterday morning as students and well-wishers descended on the Edwin Allen High School to join in to celebrate with the school for successfully retaining their fourth Girls’ Champs title in five years.The school has registered a convincing win at the just concluded Boys and Girls’ Championships on Saturday at the National Stadium. At the end of the championships, Edwin Allen finished atop the point standings with 329.5 points, a clear 66.5 points ahead of their closest rivals, Hydel High.Members of the academic, ancillary staff and the board of management, as well as students and sponsors, gathered in the quadrangle to salute their athletes for a job well done.SCHOOLFAMILYELATEDPrincipal Dr Everton Walters said he, and by extension the entire school family, is happy and elated that they have retained their title and plans to keep it that way for a while to come.Head coach Michael Dyke notes that although he will be losing a few of his Class One athletes, he already has plans to replace them.”We had a very strong set of Class One this year and although some will be leaving us, we will be putting a plan together to replace those athletes,” he said.Coach Dyke made it known that he will be working with the school to ensure they retain the Girls’ Champs title for years to come.Edwin Allen’s top athlete, Kevona Davis, won three gold medals at this year’s meet. Davis won gold in the girl’s Class Three 100m, 200m, and the 4x100m.”It was hard, but I tried my best and it paid off,” said Davis.The grade-nine science student said she has been competing since basic school because of her love for athletics and track and field in particular.Davis said she looks forward to continue competing for her school as she harbours hopes of becoming a professional athlete in the future.After the celebrations on the school grounds yesterday morning, the athletes paraded through the town of Frankfield and through to Chapelton, as they shared their victory with the communities who have been supporting them over the years.last_img read more

first_imgUK cable operator Virgin Media will use video delivery infrastructure firm Harmonic to power its MPEG-DASH trial. A live demo of the new Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH) protocol, using the Harmonic ProMedia Multiscreen Solutions is being displayed at ANGA COM this week.Using Harmonic’s ProMedia Live real-time transcoder and ProMedia Package stream packager in its innovations research headend facility in London, Virgin Media aims to deliver more efficient and cost-effective high-quality broadcasts to TVs, PCs, tablets, smartphones, set-top boxes, and other IP-connected devices, Harmonic said.Harmonic’s ProMedia Live transcodes MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC H.264 content to multiple high-quality adaptive bit-rate streams optimised for the Virgin Media MPEG-DASH service.“As part of an integrated headend solution, Harmonic’s ProMedia Suite optimises multiscreen delivery by eliminating the need to separately encode, encrypt, store, and transport each piece of video content to ensure compatibility with multiple HTTP delivery formats. The demo at ANGA COM will highlight the operational efficiencies achieved by implementing an MPEG-DASH-based workflow for next-generation multiscreen services converging on one ABR format, and unifying multiscreen delivery for tablets, PCs, and smartphones, in addition to set-top boxes and Smart TVs,” said Dale Barnes, director of advanced technologies and innovation at Virgin Media.The MPEG-DASH workflow will be showcased at the Harmonic stand S10 located in Hall 10.1.last_img read more

first_imgAdult content specialist Private Media Group is to launch a new TV entertainment channel – PrivateTV – later this month on the Eutelsat 13B satellite at 13° East. Private will also launch a French-language version of the channel, PrivateTV France with original short form French language programming.The company has teamed up with TMC Content Group, a stakeholder in the new venture and owner of a leading German language adult broadcaster, to launch the service. Private already supplied content to TMC under a separate deal.“Simply put, PrivateTV and PrivateTV France are exclusive, original and addictive. With a refreshing scene driven format, thematic scheduling and the iconic Private brand we deliver the promise of the on-line experience to the TV, the only platform which can adequately convey the quality of our content. Of course Private has been in the European broadcast market for over a dozen years and is already a library and branding partner with Playboy Plus who operates and distributes Private Spice. We expect Private Spice and PrivateTV to be complementary in the market.” Private’s CEO Charles Prast said. “Private has always focused on innovative operator friendly strategies to provide entertainment to their viewers and the launch of PrivateTV is a further endeavor in this direction.”last_img read more