Las Vegas, NY (April 24, 2017)
Accelerated Media Technologies (AMT) has chosen SAF Tehnika’s point to point microwave radios as the Studio-To-Transmitter (STL) backhaul solution for its ENGenesis LTE ENG System.
Las Vegas, NY (April 24, 2017)
Accelerated Media Technologies (AMT) has chosen SAF Tehnika’s point-to-point microwave radios as the Studio-To-Transmitter (STL) backhaul solution for its ENGenesis LTE ENG System.
ENGenesis 2/7GHz BAS band communications solution utilizes a single high-capacity radio channel to support simultaneous bi-directional IP based video/audio/data communications providing broadcasters with high capacity private networks. The unique bi-directional communications solution enables full remote control of IP devices in the field from a centralized studio. AMT selected SAF Tehnika’s STL solution for its ability to transmit bi-directional video, Livewire™ audio and data 100% of the time without interruption.
“SAF Tehnika offers the ideal backhaul solution to provide live ENGenesis bi-directional communications between field production units and their base studios,” said John Wood, Director of Engineering for ENGenesis, AMT.
“The SAF Tehnika PhoeniX STL platform also provides TV broadcasters with an easy and cost-efficient migration path from ATSC 1.0 to ATSC 3.0.” “We are excited to work with AMT as a Value Added Reseller and provide the final piece of the point-to-point communications link for their innovative ENGenesis LTE newsgathering solution,” said Janis Bergs, President, SAF North America.
About Accelerated Media Technologies, Inc.
Accelerated Media Technologies Inc. (AMT) is the premier manufacturer of custom broadcast, command, and specialty vehicles and communications technologies such as the company’s revolutionary ENGenesis bi-directional 2/7GHz BAS band communications solution. AMT, the undisputed leader in mobile solutions worldwide, continues to refine the role and form factor of conventional news vehicles and has consistently introduced patented and exclusive technologies to evolve news acquisition to a new level. AMT is headquartered in Auburn, MA with facilities Haverhill, MA, Long Island City, NY, Upland, CA and Tampa, FL. Learn more at www.acceleratedmt.com.
SAF Tehnika JSC is an ISO certified wireless data transmission equipment manufacturer. The company's products are produced in Latvia, European Union and sold in over 130 countries worldwide. North America sales and support is served by SAF North America, a subsidiary of SAF Tehnika with its headquarters and warehouse in Aurora, Colorado. SAF Tehnika has been listed on NASDAQ Riga stock exchange since 2004. Learn more at www.saftehnika.com
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According to the agreement No. SKV-L-2016/152 concluded between „SAF Tehnika” JSC and government institution „The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia” of a project „Participation of „SAF Tehnika” JSC in international exhibitions”,on February 7 company exhibited at The Trading Show West Coast 2017 in San Francisco, USA.
During the exhibition SAF Tehnika presented Low Latency solutions for high-frequency trading. Visitors of „SAF Tehnika” stand were mainly from different regions of USA.
„SAF Tehnika” JSC is an ISO certified wireless data transmission equipment manufacturer. The company's products are produced in Latvia, Europe and sold in over 130 countries worldwide. „SAF Tehnika” has been listed on NASDAQ Riga stock exchange since 2004.
SHOWS & EVENTS
From Las Vegas to Paris
We are heading to NAB Show, one of the biggest broadcasting events of the year. Our main focus will be on our STL link solutions and different microwave radio applications for broadcasting. We have created something that we are very proud of - the ideal duplex STL/TSL solution for the TV Broadcasters migration from ATSC 1.0. to ATSC 3.0., so stop by our booth to see a unique link demonstration in real time. Get a sneak preview here. SAF's booth no. is#N7509.
But if you happen to be on the other side of the pond the same week, we are excited to be going to Paris for Trade Tech event that is focused solely on low latency solutions for trading. Our booth number at Trade Tech is #16
Licensed and Unlicensed Wireless
During SAF's 20+ years of industry experience, we have gathered many stories that you might find valuable. Here is a good read on licensed and unlicensed wireless that will help you better evaluate the pros and cons of both options. You can also find other interesting stories on our LinkedIn page e.g. take a tour around our HQ, read about SAFs project in the North Sea and give us a follow, if you haven't already.
PHOTO OF THE MONTH
SAF in The Land of the Long White Cloud
Our team was in Wellington, New Zealand this week to take part in Comms Connect in Wellington. We were happy to be there with our official partner SAF Australia.
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For Q2 of the FY 2016/2017, the Group's unaudited consolidated net turnover was 4.43 million euros, which is by 25%, or 0.89 million euros more than in Q2 of the FY 2015/2016, and by 13% more than in Q1 this year.
The Group closed Q2 with the profit of 425 thousand euros (unaudited), which is by 112 thousand euros more comparing to revenues generated in Q2 of the previous financial year. The unaudited consolidated result for 6 months of the FY 2016/2017 is the profit of 826 thousand euros, which is by 221 thousand euros more, comparing to the Group's result of 6 months of the previous FY 2015/2016 (the profit of 605 thousand euros).
More than half of the quarterly turnover (51% or EUR 2.2 million) was made by sales in the European and CIS region. It was related to the development of data transmission solutions and products tailored to specific customer needs. This region’s result is by EUR 1.3 million greater than in Q2 last year and is two times higher than the results of the preceding quarter.
Despite the slight decline in Q2, the revenues in North/Latin Americas during the 6-month period exceeded 50% of the total Group’s turnover and amounted to EUR 4.07 million, thus demonstrating a 12% increase against the results of the first half of the previous financial year.
The Group’s products were sold in 51 countries during the reporting quarter.
The Group’s unaudited consolidated turnover for the 6-month period of the FY 2016/2017 was EUR 8.2 million, which is a 17% increase compared to the last fiscal year’s revenues in the same period.
During the 6-month period of the financial year, the Group had a negative net cash flow equaling to EUR 490 thousand. In December 2016, dividends were paid in the amount of EUR 0.34 (thirty-four cents) per share, or a total of EUR 1.009 million. As of the end of the reporting period, the net cash balance of the Group was EUR 5.4 million
SAF Tehnika is the company with the long-term competence in development and production of microwave radios. SAF Tehnika will proceed with its work on new high-quality products for the microwave data transmission market, providing not only standardized solutions, but also product modifications in order to meet customers’ special needs. The Group is financially stable. The goal of the Company is to stabilize sales levels to ensure a positive net result in the long term. Although the result of the reporting period is positive, the Board of SAF Tehnika cannot provide a certain prognosis for sales figures and operational results.
About SAF Tehnika:
„SAF Tehnika” JSC is an ISO certified wireless data transmission equipment manufacturer. The company's products are produced in Latvia, Europe and sold in over 130 countries worldwide. „SAF Tehnika” has been listed on Nasdaq Riga since 2004. SAF Tehnika wholly owns subsidiaries “SAF North America” LLC and “SAF Services” LLC. Both of the mentioned companies are operating from Denver, CO, USA serving North American market.
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