H.H. Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum opens Cabsat 2013
- United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, March 12 - 2013 at 15:31
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His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director General, Dubai Department of Information inaugurated the nineteenth edition of CABSAT, the leading broadcast, digital media and satellite exhibition in the region, at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
"We are honoured and thankful to H.H. Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum for his support and opening of CABSAT 2013," said Trixee Loh, Senior Vice President, DWTC, organiser of CABSAT. "All of the industry's top vendors, from major players to niche suppliers, are represented at CABSAT 2013 and the significance of the MENA regional market ensures that key products are launched at CABSAT, and the newest technologies are demonstrated. CABSAT is now firmly established as the third most important event in the worldwide broadcast exhibition circuit."
This year's edition includes exhibitors from 10 new countries including Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kenya, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, Thailand and Yemen. Additionally CABSAT 2013 is hosting 13 national pavilions, including Australia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, UK and US.
190 new exhibitors are participating this year including Al Futtaim Technologies, Baba Broadcast Services, Es'hailsat, Base 3, Etisalat and Yamaha Music Gulf, to name a few. Global industry leaders participating in the show include Arabsat, Blusens, Canon, EMC Isilion, Grass Valley, Harris, Nilesat, Oracle, SES, Siemens, Sony, and Yahsat, among others.
Specialist conference sessions include topics ranging from the growth of the satellite industry and new techniques in covering live sport, to how the service-oriented architecture can transform automated workflows and asset management.
Visitors can see the latest technology in production, post production, content storage and handling, and delivery both to traditional broadcast platforms and to new media including the web, mobiles and tablets.
CABSAT 2013 remains open until Thursday 14 March, in halls 1 - 8 of the Dubai World Trade Centre. The exhibition is strictly for trade and business only, and visitors under the age of 18 will not be permitted entry.
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