BridgeTech Academy‘s April Operators’ Course Introduces New Technology for High-Density Applications
OSLO, Norway — March 15, 2011 — Bridge Technologies continues its 2011 program of training courses with another “Train the Operator” course, scheduled for April 5-6 at the company’s Oslo headquarters. For the first time, the BridgeTech Academy will introduce the VB330, Bridge Technologies’ new 10GB probe, and discuss its application in today’s high-density core networks.
These courses complement the BridgeTech Academy’s trainer training courses by giving customers and distribution partners who are responsible for training their own staff in-house in-depth expertise. The course will equip operators with a full understanding of the key factors necessary to master monitoring and service quality control issues.
The courses are aimed at technical support engineers with some knowledge of IP and with either a broadcast or telco background. Course content will include:
• The transport stream, IP protocol stack
• IPTV protocol mappings
• Relevant standards, unicast vs. multicast, IGMP
• Digital TV measurement techniques
• General considerations, standards
• What to measure, where to measure
• Packet drops, packet jitter
• Common network problems, common video problems
• Case studies, inter-arrival time, jitter robustness
• Stuffed vs. unstuffed streams
• The MediaWindow™
• Product training
• Probes, extractor, generator, VBC
Further detail on course location and schedules is available from Bridge Technologies by phone at +47 22 38 51 00 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Developed in response to demand from digital media operators, the BridgeTech Academy provides technical personnel with the multidisciplinary operational expertise necessary for a complete understanding of the entire digital TV delivery chain and the VideoBRIDGE advanced monitoring environment. Training courses are provided at Bridge Technologies’ Oslo headquarters using a complete on-site transmission chain created for training and testing, or by arrangement at the operator’s facility.
The VideoBRIDGE system is the first true headend-to-set-top-box monitoring solution available in the industry and includes a full range of IP probes for analysis at any point in the chain from satellite to set-top box. The award-winning VideoBRIDGE series of probes offers an innovative approach to monitoring and analysis of converging services employing stream-based IP packets. Compatible with all major stream-based industrial standards such as MPEG-2, H.264/AVC, and DVB/ATSC – ETSI TR 101 290, the VideoBRIDGE series offers a complete end-to-end system for the continuous quality assurance of a network. With full support of the innovative, patented MediaWindow, the VideoBRIDGE series is at the forefront of digital TV measurement, monitoring, and analysis technologies.
Further information on Bridge Technologies and its products is available at www.bridgetech.tv or by phone at +47 22 38 51 00.
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About Bridge Technologies
Bridge Technologies Co. AS (www.bridgetech.tv) designs, develops, and manufactures advanced analysis, measurement, and monitoring solutions for the digital broadcast and telecommunications industries. The award-winning VideoBRIDGE series provides an advanced industrial platform for converging TV services employing stream-based IP packets. Compatible with all major stream-based industrial standards, such as MPEG-2, H.264/AVC, and ETSI TR 101 290, the VideoBRIDGE series offers a complete end-to-end system for the continuous quality assurance of a network containing streaming media services.
A privately held company with headquarters in Oslo, Norway, Bridge Technologies has worldwide sales and marketing operations through business partners in the European, U.S., and Asian markets. Bridge Technologies was founded and is led by a team of experts from the broadcast, telecommunications, and media industries.