Alcatel-Lucent and Oregan Networks Offer First Perseus IP video solution
On the eve of IBC, V-Nova has announced a major new customer for its Perseus compression technology. Alcatel-Lucent plans to integrate Perseus into its cloud DVR platform with the aid of Oregan Networks'cloud video client.
The combination will enable Alcatel-Lucent to offer service providers the first end-to-end Perseus-enabled solution for IP delivered video, says V-Nova.
“After passing our evaluation, we are excited by the benefits of integrating Perseus into our portfolio of IP Video solutions,” said Paul Larbey, head of Alcatel-Lucent’s IP Video Business in a statement. “The aim is to provide significant improvements in IP video delivery to both greenfield customer deployments and existing infrastructures.
“V-Nova is an excellent example of the innovative technologies that Alcatel-Lucent’s modular, independent approach allows operators to leverage," he continued. "With our system integration expertise and V-Nova’s Perseus we can offer something truly unique and compelling for our customers.”
Oregan Networks will facilitate Perseus' adoption across legacy and new set-top-boxes as well as all OTT devices.
Milya Timergaleyeva, VP market strategy of Oregan Networks, is quoted as saying: “The dramatic reduction in bandwidth consumption enabled by V-Nova’s innovation has the potential to remove significant costs and challenges associated with high quality video distribution, taking UHD mainstream.”
V-Nova describes its invention as “shifting the entire video bitrate-quality curve to enable UHD quality video at HD bitrates, HD at SD bitrates, and SD video at sub-audio bitrates.” The company plans on releasing test results to back up these claims at IBC.
Perseus technology is in use for contribution feeds for Sky Italia; company says it accommodates greater color depth and higher dynamic range in addition to offering efficiency gains