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London-based Green Hippo manufactures media servers—video playback devices for the live entertainment and broadcast industries. We sat down with Nigel Sadler, Special Projects Director, to discuss how our codecs engine has helped him make their product easier to operate for the end users.
The Green Hippo servers target three distinct markets: the big screens at festivals and concerts (the live concert arena market)—such as the recent Nature One Festival in Hasselbach, Germany; screens and panels behind performers on big TV shows—such as The X Factor and the Got Talent franchise; and finally the theme parks market, where Green Hippo has gained notable expertise in building projection mapping.
Nigel says reliability is of most importance to his customers:
In a way, nearly everything we do involves either hundreds of thousands of viewers or thousands of people turning up in an arena. So, not working is not an