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Thomson Video Networks Products at BroadcastAsia2013

At BroadcastAsia2013, Thomson Video Networks will showcase the award-winning ViBE(TM) VS7000 multi-screen and HEVC solution for cable, IPTV, and over-the-top (OTT) delivery; the dense and flexible ViBE CP6000 contribution system; the EM series of encoders
Rennes, France --(5/31/2013) -

At BroadcastAsia2013, Thomson Video Networks will showcase the award-winning ViBE(TM) VS7000 multi-screen and HEVC solution for cable, IPTV, and over-the-top (OTT) delivery; the dense and flexible ViBE CP6000 contribution system; the EM series of encoders for superior multi-channel video compression; the company's resilient and versatile Sapphire content capture and playout solutions; and the Amethyst DTV switch.

World-Class Multi-screen and HEVC Offerings

ViBE(TM) VS7000 Video System for OTT and Convergent TV
The ViBE(TM) VS7000 video system is a breakthrough "anything in, anything out" encoding/transcoding platform for Web TV, over-the-top (OTT) services, IPTV, and cable delivery. The ViBE VS7000 video system combines Thomson's renowned next-generation compression platform for outstanding picture quality in an all-IP environment with live, broadcast-quality encoding; innovative video preprocessing; and faster-than-real-time file transcoding. At BroadcastAsia2013, Thomson Video Networks will also showcase both real-time and offline HEVC encoding on the ViBE VS7000 platform.

Photo Link: www.wallstcom.com/ThomsonVN/ViBEVS7000.zip
Photo Caption: ViBE(TM) VS7000 Multi-screen Video System

High-Performance Solutions for Contribution Applications

ViBE(TM) CP6000 Contribution Platform
The ViBE(TM) CP6000 is a dedicated, multi-format, high-performance platform for contribution of live video. With the product's modular implementation of the optimal MPEG-4 contribution codecs, an unprecedented eight HD channels per 1-RU chassis, and industry-leading compression performance, the ViBE CP6000 is a substantial advance for contribution applications. MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 codecs can be enabled as required with software licensing, and the high-density support simplifies infrastructure and saves energy costs.

Photo Link: www.wallstcom.com/ThomsonVN/ViBECP6000Codec.zip
Photo Caption: ViBE(TM) CP6000 Contribution Platform

Premium Video Compression Quality

ViBE(TM) EM Series Multi-channel HD/SD Encoders
The ViBE(TM) EM Series of MPEG-2/MPEG-4 AVC encoders represents the benchmark for HD or SD encoding, ideal for satellite, cable, and terrestrial broadcast applications and other types of content aggregation. The EM4000 HD encoder leverages Thomson Video Networks' Mustang 2.0 compression technology to deliver efficiency improvements of 20 percent or more when encoding in MPEG-4 AVC, freeing up bandwidth that can be used to broadcast an extra channel per multiplex or transponder. For SD encoding, the ViBE EM1000 and EM2000 encoders combine compression efficiency features and the latest preprocessing techniques to deliver clearer pictures with increased depth and clarity, giving customers a premium viewing experience.

Photo Link: www.wallstcom.com/ThomsonVN/ViBEEM4000Encoder.zip
Photo Caption: ViBE(TM) EM4000 Multi-channel HD Encoder

Capture and Playout Solutions

Sapphire MPEG Broadcast Server
A unique "channel-in-a-box" solution with advanced capture, playout, and regionalization capabilities, and frame-accurate operation with MPEG-2 and H.264 compressed content, Sapphire provides all the functions needed to ingest, process, brand, and generate TV channels ready for air.

Photo Link: www.wallstcom.com/ThomsonVN/SapphireServer.zip
Photo Caption: Sapphire MPEG Broadcast Server

Amethyst III Redundancy Switch
Thomson's widely deployed Amethyst III switch now has IP inputs and outputs in addition to ASI interfaces. The new-generation Amethyst III switch provides fast, intelligent, and seamless switching between multiple 1+1 MPEG transport streams transported over IP networks.

Photo Link: www.wallstcom.com/ThomsonVN/AmethystIIIEquipment.zip
Photo Caption: Amethyst III Redundancy Switch

Company Overview

About Thomson Video Networks
A global leader in advanced video compression solutions, Thomson Video Networks helps media companies, video service providers, and broadcasters deliver superior video quality at the lowest possible bandwidth for contribution, terrestrial, satellite, cable, IPTV, and OTT services. Through Thomson Video Networks' ongoing commitment to innovation, customers are able to leverage emerging technologies, such as the new HEVC compression standard, for the efficient delivery of new video services, including multi-screen applications, to every platform, from small hand-held devices to large TV screens. Picture the Possibilities: visit www.thomson-networks.com.

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