Barnfind is proud to announce the delivery and installation of an interesting fiber transport solution to the Norwegian Nationals Soccer Stadium Ullevål. The solution delivered to Fotball Media AS, the organization that handles the production and distribution of National Soccer in Norway comprises of many different BarnOne frames and optical muxes.

Norwegian National Soccer Stadium, Ullevål, Oslo
SBS Discovery Studio at Ullevål Stadium, Oslo

According to Jarle Marøy by Fotball Media, Barnfind has delivered a system that he describes as innovative. “Not only does it perform flawlessly in operation, it also reduced the operating cost dramatically. We did not know that it was that easy to implement a solution over hired dark fiber. Having a direct line to TV Norge (Norwegian Private Broadcaster) and the ability to receive uncompressed video from the soccer stadium is highly desirable. Even a simple BarnMini from Barnfind will do the job very cost effectively” says Marøy.

Martin Hertzberg from OB-Team AS that facilitates Fotball Media’s production is very happy with the control facilities that Barnfind offers. Hertzberg has made interactions between Barnfind’s integration to Ross openGear/DashBoard and Fotball Media’s large Ross installation at Ullevål. It is now very simple to make “drop down memory” buttons for easy operation. “Not only has Barnfind developed a unique routing and fiber solution in BarnOne that saves power, rack space and money, but what impresses me is the quality, low latency and the flexible control opportunities” says Hertzberg.

Sample of layout and usage of the Barnfind frames in Ross control environment
Sample of layout and usage of the Barnfind frames in a Ross control environment


Barnfind’s partner in Norway, Danmon Norge and their Jens Vik was responsible for Ullevål installation and expressed happiness with the ease of installation and operation and look forward to demonstrating the advantages of Barnfind to the Norwegain Broadcasters. Even the small BarnMini can handle the EVS SDTI 3G signals from the XT family live video servers that few other expensive solution dcan “The easy handling of all kind of SDTI signals show the flexibility of Barnfind” says Vik.

Arild Skjeggerud, CTO of Barnfind adds that EVS Product Manager Thierry Pauwels has personally tested BarnMini in the EVS R&D department in Belgium HQ and noted that EVS will add a reference to the Barnfind units in future manuals as one of the few series that handle the whole range of SDTI from 270Mbps to 3Gbps.


About Barnfind:

Barnfind Technologies AS, headquartered in Sandefjord, Norway, manufactures a multi-function, low power consumption signal transportation platform which supports numerous signals in one frame. Common video and telco formats including KVM, SDTI, SMPTE 2022-6, MADI, ASI to IP, 4K 60p workflows, HDMI, DVI etc. are supported. In addition, there is a full 32 x 32 router in the frame with re-clocking on all outputs (BNCs and SFPs), reference input, full redundancy and the capability to have integrated CWDM/DWDM multiplexing. Barnfind has no cost control software called BarnStudio which can be downloaded from the website. In addition to this there is also the possibility to use many 3rd party control systems such as Skyline/Dataminer, ScheduALL, LSB/VSM, BFE/KCS, DNF, TSL, Ross openGear/DashBoard etc.

Barnfind is privately owned and has over 60 partners and resellers worldwide in addition to an office in the UK.

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