T-VIPS Increases Operator Efficiency through NAB launch of Products and Innovative Functionality
NAB to see T-VIPS provide new functionality for broadcasters, operators, digital film post-production and distribution of alternative content to movie theaters
Oslo, Norway – February 23 2011
T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announces that NAB 2011 will see new functionality and products launched across its product ranges: video transport; monitoring & switching; and transport stream processing & remultiplexing. The company’s on-booth demonstrations will show how the company is enabling broadcasters and operators to save time, money and resources by increasing operational efficiency and reliability, reducing the requirement for capital investment and through simplifying workflows. The new product introductions at NAB will include the CP546 Transport Steam Monitor, a powerful tool for the continuous monitoring of transport streams, services, PID’s and PSI/SI/PSIP tables, ensuring fast fault detection and diagnostics.
The T-VIPS NAB booth will have a number of pods dedicated to individual segments, including:
· JPEG2000 video contribution
· 3D contribution
· Managing video transport
· Monitoring and switching
· Digital Film – Remote reviews and approvals
· Terrestrial Broadcasting – End to end redundancy
“Workflows will be a major focus at NAB this year, as customers are increasingly looking to take advantage of the high-level of cost-savings that can be achieved through deploying new simplified and more efficient workflows,” says Johnny Dolvik, CEO, T-VIPS. “I look forward to our NAB demoes showing operators and broadcasters how our solutions utilize key technologies such as IP, advanced error correction and FEC, JPEG2000 and intelligent switching and remultiplexing to simplify the management and control of broadcast workflows.”
CP546 Transport Stream Monitor
The CP546 is part of the T-VIPS’ cProcessor suite; a line of compact, powerful and cost-effective products designed for processing and monitoring of MPEG-2 transport streams. This monitoring functionality is increasingly important in today’s complex broadcast architectures. Error detection and alarms are based on ETSI TR 101 290 for DVB signals and ATSC A/78 for ATSC DTV signals, with the alarms provided through an easy-to-use web user interface as well as through SNMP.
In addition to its monitoring capabilities, the CP546 also allows in-depth analysis of signal, services, components as well as PSI, SI and PSIP table decoding. Combined, these features enable the fast diagnosis of erroneous signals.
The CP546 provides remote supervision and monitoring of up to 8 DVB-ASI or SMPTE-310 transport streams, and up to 16 IP/Ethernet transport streams. In addition, the CP546 is fully configurable and may be set up to detect and initiate alarms as required by the network operator.
For further information: David Bramley, Platform PR, Tel: +44 (0)20 7486 4900, Email: email@example.com
About T-VIPS AS
T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video transport solutions for contribution, distribution and Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT), offers a comprehensive portfolio of powerful, efficient and intelligent solutions for processing and transporting high-quality video. T-VIPS’ close involvement in video standards bodies, leadership in JPEG2000, expertise in IP and transport stream multiplexing, processing and monitoring results in state-of-the-art technology that makes complex TV network operations simpler and preserves the integrity of high-end video streams.
T-VIPS solutions are utilized in many demanding applications, including 1080/60p, 3DTV, alternative content for digital cinema, live HD sports and news back-haul, and the transport of HDTV programming over IP networks. T-VIPS is leading the IP-based video network revolution by empowering high-profile network operators, broadcasters and post-production customers in over 50 countries with innovative solutions that deliver significant operational and financial benefits. The privately-held company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with Americas’ headquarters in New Jersey. For further information, visit: www.t-vips.com
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