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May 18, 2017

Booth Overview at Broadcast Asia

Ideal will be showing the Nokia OZO 360 VR Camera for the first time at Broadcast Asia. This is the best 360 VR production camera in […]
May 18, 2017

IDEAL SYSTEMS LAUNCHES CLOUD SERVICES DEPARTMENT WITH JAMES TAYLOR

Ideal Systems Group today announced that James Taylor has joined in a newly created role of Head of Cloud Solutions and Services. James will be responsible […]
May 16, 2017

OZO | Ideal-Live | On Location

Experience filming production quality 360 VR through the eyes of the Director and Producer on location in The Philippines for The Pandoo Foundation. To understand a […]
May 15, 2017

Visit us at Broadcast Asia 2017, Suntec City, Singapore 23-25 May

We would like to invite you to visit us at Booth# 6M3-01 & 6A3-01 at this year’s Broadcast Asia event located at Suntec City, Singapore from […]
May 11, 2017

Evertz helps enable real-time live sports production for DAZN in Japan

May 8, 2017 – Burlington, Canada – Evertz, the global leader in media and entertainment technology solutions, announces a successful DreamCatcher deployment with Perform Group Japan, […]
April 21, 2017

PCCW GLOBAL & IDEAL SYSTEMS collaborated for the world’s first live 360 virtual reality broadcast of the 2017 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens

HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG, April 20, 2017 – PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Ideal […]
March 20, 2017

21 – 23 MARCH 2017 | CABSAT 2017 | HALL 2 – STAND F2-30

We are very excited to be participating in this year’s CABSAT event located at Dubai World Trade Centre. Come & visit us at Hall 2, Stand […]
March 6, 2017

VISIT US AT ABU DBS 2017 – (6-9 March 2017)

Several products will be shown at our IDEAL Systems booth at the ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Kuala Lumpur (stand 57 & 60). We will be […]
January 16, 2017

IDEAL SYSTEMS WINS TWO AWARDS AT THE DIGITAL STUDIO INDIA CHANNEL AWARDS 2016

IDEAL Systems India won the Best System Integrator of the Year award and the Best Regional Distributor in Production (North) award at the Digital Studio India […]
November 30, 2016

METROTV SELECTS IDEAL SYSTEMS FOR NEW HD STUDIOS

MetroTV, Indonesia’s first 24-hour national news channel, based in West Jakarta has selected IDEAL Systems to design and build its new High Definition studios and control […]
November 23, 2016

IDEAL SYSTEMS APPOINTS ANIKET RANGNEKAR TO HEAD LIVE PRODUCTION AND RENTAL

IDEAL Systems today announced Aniket Rangnekar has joined their team in Singapore to head up and expand their IDEAL Live” service for live events and VR […]
November 21, 2016

IDEAL SYSTEMS WINS TOP SME IN ASIA AWARD

IDEAL Systems Singapore won ACES best SME in Asia award in a ceremony last night in the Shangri La Hotel in Singapore. The Asia Corporate Excellence […]
November 7, 2016

IDEAL SYSTEMS PARTNERS WITH EXTERITY FOR SOUTH EAST ASIA

IDEAL Systems South East Asia today announced that it has qualified as an Exterity StreamForce Premier channel Partner. Exterity is a market-leading provider of IP video […]
November 3, 2016

PERFORM PJ SELECTS IDEAL SYSTEMS TO INCREASE THEIR PRESENCE IN ASIA PACIFIC

Perform PJ strengthened their presence in the Asia Pacific region by cooperating with IDEAL Systems to launch their new Digital Live Sports Production Centre in Tokyo […]
October 17, 2016

IDEAL SYSTEMS STARTS RENTAL AND SALES OF NOKIA’S NEW OZO 360 VR CAMERA

Ideal Systems has been selected as one of the first authorized resellers for NOKIA’s new OZO VR camera in Hong Kong and Macau. The compact and […]
July 29, 2016

IDEAL SELECTED FOR FIRST ALL IP 4K OB TRUCK

Ideal Systems Group today announced it has won a tender with Tencent one of the largest Internet companies in the world, to build a ten Camera, […]
May 27, 2016

LINDSAY RYAN JOINS IDEAL AS HEAD OF ASIA-PACIFIC BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOR SUBSCRIPTION, BILLING & CRM SOLUTIONS

Ideal Systems Group today announced that Lindsay Ryan has joined the team to lead and grow Ideal Systems’ subscriber-management and billing-solutions business across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) […]
May 20, 2016

RIEDEL COMMUNICATIONS PARTNERS WITH IDEAL GROUP IN ASIA PACIFIC

Further extending its international reach, Riedel Communications has partnered with Ideal Group in serving markets within Asia including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Japan. With a robust […]
May 20, 2016

IDEAL SYSTEMS INTRODUCES REVOLUTIONARY STUDIO CAMERA ROBOT TO ASIA

Electric Friends, a Norwegian-based manufacturer that has developed the next generation of robotic camera systems for broadcasters, and Ideal Systems are launching their latest technology to […]
March 21, 2016

IDEAL GROUP TO EXPAND OPERATIONS IN DUBAI

Ideal Group has announced its expansion plans for a new office opening in Dubai. The new office location will offer support for the Middle Eastern, East […]
March 2, 2016

ENCOMPASS EXPANDS LIVE SPORTS ACQUISITION CAPACITY WITH DEJERO FROM IDEAL SYSTEMS

At the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Digital Broadcast Symposium (DBS) in Kuala Lumpur today, Ideal Group announced that Encompass Digital Media, a global leader in mission-critical media capture, management and distribution services has selected Dejero LIVE+ EnGo compact mobile transmitters to expand its services offering for the acquisition of live sports in the Asia region.
February 11, 2016

IDEAL WINS NO.1 PARTNER IN ASIA AWARD

Ideal was awarded No.1 Partner in Asia Award during the Grass Valley University Principals Summit. Jim Butler, CEO of Ideal Group was present to take the […]
November 21, 2015

IDEAL GROUP LAUNCHES “IDEAL-LIVE”, A NEW RENTAL SERVICE FOR LIVE NEWS AND SPORT

Ideal Group today announced the launch of Ideal-Live, a new equipment rental service for professional mobile video gathering. The service will be initially offered through Ideal’s offices in […]
November 17, 2015

ARUJI EXPANDS ENTIRE PLAYOUT PLATFORM WITH SOFTCAST AND IDEAL JAPAN

Ideal Systems Japan has announced that Aruji, one of Japan’s leading media companies providing services for satellite broadcasting and playout operations, is expanding their entire suite […]
October 14, 2015

CNN INDONESIA GOES LIVE WITH IDEAL SYSTEMS

CNN Indonesia’s 24-hour newsroom solution was fully delivered by Ideal Systems ahead of their official launch on Indonesian National Day, broadcasting in full 1080i HD through […]
September 10, 2015

IDEAL GROUP APPOINTS MARK MOORE TO HEAD OPERATIONS IN JAPAN

Ideal Group has appointed Mark Moore as CEO of Japan. Moore’s appointment brings about coordination of new business development strategies and will be central to all […]
September 10, 2015

IDEAL SYSTEMS COMPLETES NEW BUILD FOR TENCENT’S REALITY TV SERIES, “THE 15 OF US”

Ideal Systems provided the turnkey solution for Tencent’s new live-on-air TV Show, “The 15 of Us”. The show is a collaboration with Dutch media provider Talpa and […]
August 12, 2015

INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN SINGAPORE SELECTS SOFTCAST

Ideal Systems announced today that the Institute of Technical Education in Singapore (ITE) has selected and deployed its SoftCast Technology Platform as a key technology underpinning […]
June 19, 2015

SINGTEL TV CHOOSES SOFTCAST FROM IDEAL SYSTEMS

Ideal Systems has announced that it has been selected to provide, deliver, and install a turnkey multi-channel playout diversity system for broadcast business continuity planning based […]
June 12, 2015

WINNER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS 2015 – SINGAPORE

Ideal recently picked up the International Business Awards 2015 hosted in Singapore. Singapore Business Review International Business Awards is an initiative to recognize the contributions of […]
March 4, 2015

IDEAL SUMMER SEMINAR

Ideal Systems Singapore hosted a summer seminar on 25th February 2015 to discuss Evertz’ Software Defined Video Networking (SDVN). Evertz’ SDVN offers content creators, distributors and […]
February 24, 2015

GLOBECAST SELECTS SOFTCAST FOR LIVE CONTENT CONTROL

Ideal Systems announced that Globecast Asia has selected the SoftCast SC-Censor product from Ideal Systems Singapore to enable a new service offering for content control of […]
February 12, 2015

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES FOR IDEAL AT UPCOMING ABU DBS 2015

Several new products will be shown in Asia for the first time at the Ideal Systems booth at the ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium in Kuala Lumpur […]
February 9, 2015

ASTEC ANNOUNCES IDEAL AS CHANNEL PARTNER FOR IBROADCAST

Astec, the vendors of iBroadcast, an end to end, multi-vendor Network Management System for the broadcast, cable, IPTV, satellite, telecommunications and other sectors are pleased to […]
January 28, 2015

TATA SKY INDIA SELECTS IDEAL FOR MEDIAPROXY SYSTEM

Ideal Systems India to install and support new Mediaproxy System for Prominent DTH operator, Tata Sky India. Mediaproxy announced that India’s premium and leading DTH platform […]
November 27, 2014

PHOTOS OF INTER BEE 2014

Another great show from Ideal Systems Japan at this year’s Inter BEE 2014. Regarded as one of the top regional broadcasting events attracting close to 35,000 […]
October 21, 2014

IDEAL SYSTEMS TO BUILD NEW U.S. FACILITIES FOR GLOBECAST

Ideal Systems has been selected by Globecast to build new facilities in the U.S. (Los Angeles and Miami), after successfully completing GlobeCast’s Content Management Facility in […]
October 15, 2014

IDEAL SINGAPORE CEO TO SPEAK AT ABU TECHNICAL COMMITTEE MEETING

Ideal Systems Singapore CEO, Fintan McKiernan, will be attending this year’s Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union Technical Committee (APU TC) meeting hosted by Teledifusão de Macau (TDM) in […]
October 10, 2014

YAPKU AT SLUSH HK 2014

Yapku participated in this year’s first ever regional SLUSH event in Hong Kong 2014. Yapku was given a special invite by InvestHK/StartmeupHK after reaching the semi-finals […]
October 6, 2014

SOFTCAST SEMINAR UNDERWAY

Today, the first ever SoftCast seminar is underway in the Parkview Hotel in Myanmar. It was an opportunity for broadcasters and content owners in Myanmar to […]
September 11, 2014

YAPKU NAMED AS SEMI-FINALISTS IN STARTMEUPHK 2014

Yapku Limited, Ideal Systems partner, has been named as one of 40 semi-finalists in the annual StartmeupHK Venture programme governed by InvestHK. The 40 semi-finalists are […]
September 11, 2014

SOFTCAST TO HOST SEMINAR IN MYANMAR

Ideal Systems, for the first time ever in Myanmar, will hold a seminar to introduce the SoftCast Broadcast Ecosystem. The Seminar will introduce and demonstrate each of […]
August 29, 2014

PHOTOS FROM BIRTV 2014

Ideal Systems China stands by their booth along with representatives from AP ENPS, Yapku, Vidigo and SoftCast. It has been a busy few weeks leading up […]
August 13, 2014

IDEAL EXPANSION INTO SOUTHEAST ASIA

Ideal Systems announced its expansion in South East Asia following new office openings in both Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Jakarta, Indonesia. The new Kuala Lumpur office […]
June 16, 2014

EMOTION SYSTEMS EFF LOUDNESS COMPLIANCE MOVES INTO ASIA WITH IDEAL

Emotion Systems’ today announced a technology partnership with Ideal Systems, launching at BroadcastAsia 2014. eFF is a comprehensive loudness compliance application for media files and is […]
June 9, 2014

THE STORY OF SOFTCAST

Content and Technology magazine recently released a full page article on SoftCast Technologies. SoftCast comprises a suite of software to manage broadcast channels. For the full […]
June 4, 2014

IDEAL TO DESIGN AND BUILD NEW FOX FACILITY

FOX International Channels, the international multimedia business of 21st Century FOX and Asia’s leading pay TV network, has selected Ideal Systems to design, build, and integrate the studios […]
May 26, 2014

THOMSON AND SOFTCAST INTEGRATE – TURNKEY SOLUTION

Thomson Video Networks today announced the integration of its Sapphire MPEG stream server with SoftCast, a comprehensive suite of software products from SoftCast Technologies that streamlines […]
April 9, 2014

SOFTCAST – NEW PRODUCT MANAGER OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

SoftCast is an all new software based broadcast technology ecosystem,that is available directly from the Internet via the new Ideal Direct web store. To capitalise on […]
April 2, 2014

IDEAL IN APB APRIL ISSUE

In this April issue of Asia Pacific Broadcast magazine, we review the highlights of Malaysia’s ABU Digital Symposium that featured last month. Ideal Systems was featured […]
March 20, 2014

IDEAL SINGAPORE RACING TEAM 2014

Watch this awesome clip of Ideal Singapore’s involvement in this year’s Straits Regatta over the course of several days. Be sure to check out our other […]
March 18, 2014

FILMART 2014

Filmart 24th – 27th March 2014 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong Hall 1 – 1EG14 Yapku will be presenting its services at […]
March 4, 2014

SOFTCAST 4K LAUNCHED AT ABU SHOW

On the opening day of the ABU 2014 Digital Symposium and exhibition in Malaysia today, Ideal Systems has announced that its SoftCast Broadcast Software ecosystem has […]
March 3, 2014

APU DIGITAL SYMPOSIUM 2014 OVERVIEW

Ideal Systems will be showcasing the complete SoftCast ecosystem with an on booth demonstration of SoftCast’s new 4K workflow, from ingest to MAM and editing to […]
February 26, 2014

SOFTCAST CHOSEN BY BRAND NEW MEDIA

Brand New Media Selects SoftCast from Ideal Systems for New Singapore Broadcast Facility. Brand New Media has selected SoftCast from Ideal Systems for multichannel automation, playout, […]
February 18, 2014

LION DANCE 2014

Lion Dancing comes to Ideal Office this afternoon in Hong Kong. Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture and other Asian countries, in which performers mimic […]
February 17, 2014

YAPKU WEBSITE UPDATED

Our Yapku website has been updated to include more information about its products and services. Video and Audio Digitisation, pop! onsite, pop! cloud and transcoding; download […]
February 6, 2014

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR 2014

Happy Chinese New Year! We thank you for your continued support and hope 2014 will be a prosperous and fruitful year for all!
January 20, 2014

IDEAL SINGAPORE RACING 2014

Watch this awesome clip of Ideal Singapore’s involvement in this year’s Straits Regatta over the course of several days. Be sure to check out our other […]
January 17, 2014

IDEAL SAILING TEAM IN 20TH SINGAPORE STRAITS REGATTA

Ideal Systems Yacht Racing Team will be at the heart of the action in the highly competitive SB20 One design class this week, where teams will […]
January 16, 2014

BES 2014: COMING TO A CLOSE

Many thanks to all who joined us over the course of the 3 days at BES 2014. It was a great show to see familiar and […]
January 16, 2014

SOFTCAST ARTICLE BY LIVE PRODUCTION

Online Website, Live Production, has written a short article on Ideal Systems’s newest product launch, Softcast Technologies. If you have not read about our downloadable broadcast […]
January 15, 2014

IDEAL INDIA BES 2014

Ideal Systems in India was involved in this year’s BES show in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India. This is the first exhibition of the silver jubilee […]
January 13, 2014

SOFTCAST LAUNCHED

Ideal Systems has launched its new service, Softcast – a suite of downloadable solutions for television boradcasters. It will be supported exclusively by the Ideal Systems […]
January 7, 2014

SMPTE SEGMENT DURING BIRTV – FEATURING IDEAL SYSTEMS OWNER

Founder and Managing Director, Jim Butler, was featured in the latest issue of Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Journal. SMPTE was at last […]
November 27, 2013

INSTALLATION OF CIVOLUTION NEXGUARD FORENSIC WATERMARKING SYSTEM

Ideal Systems was part of the installation of Civolution’s Nexguard Forensice Watermarking System for Hong Kong’s TVB. The technology enables TVB to embed unique watermarking features […]
November 13, 2013

PHOTOS OF INTER BEE 2013

Some photos of our booth in this year’s Inter BEE 2013 event in Japan. There is still time to visit us, hope to see you there!
November 12, 2013

IDEAL JAPAN – INTER BEE 2013 EVENT

Our newly opened office in Japan will be participating in this year’s Inter BEE event located at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City. Come and visit us at […]
November 1, 2013

HAPPY DIWALI TO IDEAL INDIA

Happy Diwali (Festival of Lights!) From the 4th to 5th November 2013, our Indian offices in New Delhi and Mumbai will be closed for the upcoming […]
October 31, 2013

IDEAL JAPAN LAUNCHES WEBPAGE

Following the new office opening in Tokyo, Japan at the start of October 2013, Ideal Systems in Japan has now launched their website. You can access the […]
October 25, 2013

IDEAL SINGAPORE SETS SAIL

The Ideal Singapore Yacht Racing Team commenced racing today in the 2013 China Cup International Regatta. Six Singapore sailors sailed today from Hong Kong to Shenzhen to compete in […]
October 22, 2013

ADDITIONAL AWARDS FOR CHINA

In addition to the recent Green Leave Award for Ideal Systems China, 2 projects were selected for 1st Prize of Engineering Technology. The awards were issued by […]
October 22, 2013

GREEN LEAVE AWARD 2013 WINNER

Ideal Systems China was just awarded first prize in the Annual Green Leave Awards for their ‘Tencent Beijing Sigma Building Studio Design’ project. This is our first award […]
September 26, 2013

GLOBECAST ASIA’S NEW TIER ONE FACILITY BY IDEAL

Content and Technology magazine looks at GlobeCast Asia’s new state-of-the-art tier one facility in Singapore, and Ideal Systems, the partner behind the new build. For the full […]