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January 31st, 2014

Thomson Video Networks—Technology Showcase @ CABSAT 2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)

[SatNews] At CABSAT 2014, Thomson Video Networks will demonstrate key innovations for delivering OTT and multi-platform services in the most cost-effective, bandwidth-efficient manner possible while meeting consumers' ever-growing expectations for exceptional HD picture quality on every platform and device.

Featured products will include the company's industry-leading broadcast video compression systems for DTH, as well as a world-class HEVC solution for live and file-based delivery to multi-screen and OTT services.

High-Density and High-Performance Satellite and Telco Contribution Solutions
At CABSAT 2014, Thomson Video Networks will highlight its advanced contribution and distribution solutions for satellite and IP telecom contribution, as well as primary distribution applications. The company's ViBE™ CP6000 premium multi-channel video contribution platform will be paired with the RD6000 contribution receiver decoder, designed for all satellite and telecom contribution networks requiring up to 4:2:2 10-bit. With the ability to encode or decode an industry-leading eight channels of video in formats from MPEG-2 SD 4:2:0 up to MPEG-4 4:2:2 10-bit, the ViBE CP6000 features a DVB-S/S2/DSNG satellite modulator board, as well as multiplexing and de-multiplexing built into both its 1-RU and half-rack chassis.

World-Class Solutions for DTH and OTT Delivery
Powered by Thomson's MediaFlex video operating system, the ViBE™ VS7000 is a breakthrough "anything in, anything out" encoding/transcoding platform that combines simplicity, reliability, scalability, and flexibility. At CABSAT 2014, Thomson Video Networks will showcase both real-time and off-line HEVC encoding on the ViBE VS7000 platform for multi-screen and OTT applications, using MPEG-DASH packaging to tablets, smart phones, and connected TVs. The demonstration will also highlight the ViBE EM4000 multi-channel HD/SD encoder, the first premium encoder offering a density of eight HD MPEG-4 AVC channels in a 1-RU chassis, making it ideal for a wide range of broadcast operations, including satellite, terrestrial, cable, and IP television.

For further details, access the Thomson Video Networks infosite at this direct infosite link.