#IBCShow 2016: Product Showcase: ORCA- The IP Channel Solution by Pebble Beach Systems!

IBC Show LogoAt IBC 2016  (stand 8.C71), Pebble Beach Systems will be demonstrating the ease of multiple virtualized channel hosting and deployment using the their hot program called ORCA! The ORCA play-out solution allows new channels to be created in minutes running under Pebble Beach Systems Marina automation control system! The ability to deploy channels at breakneck speeds are aimed at pop-up, event-based channels, and for Disaster Recovery applications. What makes this a well rounded application is that all virtualized channels can reside in both a public cloud using Amazon Web Services (AWS) or in a private cloud.

The user spectrum is fully covered and supports operations such as, central-casting hubs, MCOs (Multiple Channel orca-icon-01Operators) and service providers. When incorporated with Marina, your new IP channel is created in minutes just by choosing a series of awesome templates with one touch of a button! There is no restart just “press and go”!

“A virtual channel in a box, running either on a private or a public cloud, delivers an affordable option to deploy or contract IP-based channels instantly without the burden of racks of complicated hardware, and weeks or months of setup and provisioning,” says Ian Cockett, CTO at Pebble Beach Systems. “From a user perspective, creating a channel locally or in the cloud is the same near-instant experience.”

Also know that the Disaster Recovery application that ORCA offers, are absolutely cost efficient and storage can contain all of your backup material, mirrored and can be uploaded in minutes- and it will be the exact reflection of the original broadcast. Pebble Beach Systems will be front and center at #IBCShow 2016 showcasing all of their amazing products! Make sure to checkout the newest preview of AWS Channel Launcher– a state of the art channel deployment tool application that will be sure to impress!

About Pebble Beach Systems 

PebbleBeachLogoColPebble Beach Systems is a world leader in automation, channel in a box, integrated and virtualised playout technology, with scalable products designed for highly efficient multichannel transmission as well as complex news and sports television. Installed in more than 70 countries and with proven systems ranging from single up to over 150 channels in operation, Pebble Beach Systems offers open, flexible systems, which encompass ingest and playout automation, and complex file-based workflows. The company trades in the US as Pebble Broadcast Systems.

Pebble Beach Systems is a Vislink company. 


About Vislink plc

vislink-plc-logoVislink plc is a leading global software and technology business specialising in solutions for the live collection, delivery and playout automation of high quality video ‘from scene to screen’. 

For the broadcast markets, Vislink provides wireless communication solutions for the collection of live news, sport and entertainment, as well as software solutions for channel playout automation, channel-in-a-box and video content management. Vislink also provides secure video communications for surveillance and public safety applications such as law enforcement and homeland security. 

Vislink employs over 250 people worldwide with offices in the UK, USA, UAE, and Singapore and manufacturing operations in the UK and the USA. Vislink has net assets of over £52 million and continuously invests in innovation. The Company is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: VLK). For further information, visit

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