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May 23rd, 2018

VITEC to Showcase High-Quality, Low-Bandwidth Tactical Video Solutions at Eurosatory 2018

In Paris, France, this summer a show dedicated to international defense and security, Eurosatory 2018, will host companies with all manner of devices. Bringing their latest to the show will be VITEC, provider of advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, who will showcase its MGW Diamond TOUGH, a multichannel military-grade HEVC/H.264 encoder.

Scheduled for June 11-15 at Paris Nord Villepinte, Eurosatory, will be VITEC's MGW Diamond TOUGH, a multichannel military-grade HEVC/H.264 encoder offers a durable enclosure that conforms to DO-160G, MIL-STD810G, and MIL-STD-461G standards, and is specifically designed for use in ground vehicles, manned or unmanned airborne platforms, and marine vessels operating in extreme conditions. With a compact and rugged enclosure, it is the ideal encoder for IP video delivery from multiple analog and/or digital sources within the vehicle, or externally over RF or satellite links to support ISR. 

Additionally at the show, for dissemination and content management of full-motion video streams and files, VITEC will also be showing FITIS™, an all-in-one solution that can be rapidly deployed in the field or in a secure, hosted site to serve as the central interface for managing live and recorded IPTV content, user access rights, and video distribution workflows.

The solution enables decision makers and analysts to view, archive, retrieve, and manipulate ISR footage and tactical military video streams quickly. FITIS also offers editing and collaboration capabilities for analyzing and sharing video assets with KLV/STANAG metadata.

Richard Bernard, product manager, VITEC said that VITEC is strongly committed to providing every capability for processing and distributing Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and situational awareness video generated in the field. As a result of that commitment, they've added MGW Diamond TOUGH to their encoder lineup. The multichannel encoder streams up to eight video channels with extremely low bandwidth and low power consumption in a rugged and lightweight form factor. And because interoperability is key in any ISR or SA applications, it delivers video streams and KLV metadata in full compliance with the STANAG 4609 standard.