...broadcasters reduce infrastructure and costs while strengthening operations at the 2012 NAB Show (April 16-19, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth N2502). Customers worldwide benefit from its ease of use and high-density, integrated and flexible design—with the freedom to mix and match applications in a single platform. Selenio is experiencing solid sales momentum one year after its debut.
Selenio, with its unique hybrid of digital baseband video processing, compression and IP capabilities, creates new possibilities for broadcasters, new media companies and others seeking to simplify and modernize their facility operations. Its impact crosses the globe with customer installations in all regions, including Zeonbud in the Ukraine, Capitol Broadcasting's WJZY-TV in the U.S., NDTV in India, Sky News Arabia in the Middle East, Qingdao TV in China, AsiaSat in Hong Kong, and both Anhanguera Educacional and RBS in Brazil. Dreasler will install Selenio across all 14 of his stations by year's end, noting its power for sharing content between his stations.
New features to be introduced at NAB include the Selenio MDX2 multiplexer module to reduce video headend infrastructure for digital TV (DTV) broadcasters. An industry first, the MDX2 has a built-in DVB-T2 gateway that can combine up to eight physical layer pipes within a single output stream—enabling delivery of multiple tiers of digital services. The MDX2 also features a built-in single-network frequency adaptation for signal distribution across large over-the-air DTV networks—ideal for DVB-T/T2 and ISDB-Tb standards.
Harris also will introduce a new video expansion module to Selenio to integrate more functionality—eliminating the number of "downstream" devices in the facility infrastructure. The expansion module adds real estate for device integration, supporting more applications within the Selenio frame.