Satnews Daily
September 23rd, 2014

Thomson Video Networks—An Award Winner @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)

[SatNews] Thomson Video Networks announced that its ViBE™ XT1000 Xtream Transcoder, an all-new high-density video transcoder for OTT, cable, and telco applications, was honored with an IBC 2014 Best of Show Award by TV Technology Europe.

The award acknowledges technological excellence at IBC2014. Of all the products exhibited at IBC2014, the ViBE XT1000 was one of only 14 products to win the award. Winners were selected by panels of professional users and editors based on descriptions provided by exhibitors and on the judges' inspection at the convention. TV Technology Europe announced the winners on Sept. 16. All nominated and winning products will be recognized in a post-show digital Best of Show Program Guide delivered to readers of NewBay Media's TV Technology, Digital Video, Video Edge, Radio, and Radio World magazines.

The ViBE XT1000 supports up to 54 HD channels or 180 SD channels with transcoding from any format to any format including MPEG-2 and MPEG-4/AVC, making it ideal for linear broadcasts on cable, IPTV, DTH, and DTTV services, as well as multi-screen delivery. The ViBE XT1000 joins the company's other industry-leading ViBE compression solutions in providing customers with every key capability they need to offer a profitable and successful multi-platform convergent video delivery solution.

Further information about the ViBE XT1000 and other Thomson Video Networks products is available at