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04/06/2014

Thomson To Showcase Compression Technologies At BroadcastAsia

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Thomson Video Networks is to showcase compression technologies for content ranging from low-res to 4K and including MPEG-2, H.264, and HEVC formats, at this year's BroadcastAsia show.

On display will be the ViBE range of encoders for contribution and distribution, Thomson Video Networks' ad insertion and channel-in-a-box solutions and a demonstration of a packaged OTT offering.

Contribution and Distribution for Fixed and Mobile Offerings
Thomson Video Networks will feature members of its ViBE encoder family, including the ViBE EM4000 multi-channel HD/SD encoder, EM2000 SD encoder and CP6000/6100 high-performance, multi-format live video contribution platforms.
The ViBE EM4000 offers a density of eight HD MPEG-4 AVC channels in a 1-RU chassis, with MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC compression that delivers maximum bandwidth savings and video quality for pay TV operators.
The ViBE CP6000 features eight HD channels per 1RU chassis, with a modular implementation of the MPEG-4 contribution codecs. The CP6100 provides the same functionality in a compact half-rack platform.

Premium Ad Insertion Solutions
At BroadcastAsia2014, Thomson Video Networks will demonstrate an integration of its Sapphire MPEG stream server with Ideal Systems' SoftCast software suite for streamlined TV channel operation and management.
Sapphire is a CIAB that provides functions to ingest, process, brand and generate TV channels ready for air. It offers capture, playout, and ad insertion capabilities and frame-accurate operation for MPEG-2 and H.264 compressed content.
SoftCast is now available for purchase from the Ideal Systems online store. The integration of Sapphire with the SoftCast Automation, Broadcast Schedule Planning (traffic), and Broadcast Ad Sales (ad scheduling) modules addresses broadcasters' new-generation playout requirements with a hybrid solution for both MPEG and baseband video delivery.

OTT and IPTV Delivery
Thomson Video Networks will demonstrate how broadcasters can leverage the compression technology of the ViBE VS7000 video system to deliver for packaged OTT and IPTV offerings. Powered by Thomson Video Networks' MediaFlex v3.0 video operating system, the VS7000 provides live broadcast-quality encoding, innovative video preprocessing, and faster-than-real-time file transcoding with a 40 percent increase in channel density. This allows the ViBE VS7000 to process up to 448 SD channels or 80 HD channels in a single frame. Thomson Video Networks will also demonstrate both real-time and offline HEVC encoding on the ViBE VS7000 platform.

"At BroadcastAsia2014, we will demonstrate our strong focus on providing optimal compression solutions for APAC broadcasters — as reflected by our extensive customer portfolio and well-developed regional organisation," said Tony Berthaud, Asia-Pacific Director of Sales and Services for Thomson Video Networks. "We look forward to showing BroadcastAsia attendees why Thomson Video Networks is the leader in compression technologies with our complete array of contribution, terrestrial, satellite, cable, IPTV, and OTT offerings."

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