VITEC to Feature Market-Leading Point-to-Point HEVC Streaming at CCBN 2017

VITEC to Feature Market-Leading Point-to-Point HEVC Streaming at CCBN 2017

PARIS, FRANCE - VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced it will exhibit the latest version of its IPTV solution along with its award-winning portable and end-to-end streaming appliances at the 2017 China Content Broadcasting Network Exhibition (CCBN), March 23-25, at the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) in Beijing Hall 2, Booth 2108.

VITEC will showcase its Point-to-Point HEVC Streaming Solution. Comprised of the MGW Ace Encoder and MGW Ace Decoder, it is the industry's first entirely portable, hardware-based end-to-end 4:2:2 HEVC encode/decode hardware-based streaming system. The powerful yet compact MGW Ace encoding appliance provides pristine video quality with its HEVC (H.265) bandwidth-efficient compression as well as legacy H.264 encoding capabilities. With a wide selection of I/Os and low power consumption using VITEC's HEVC compression chip, it's a perfect solution for streaming video, audio, and KLV metadata while in the field or on the move.

For point-to-point applications, when paired with MGW Ace Decoder, the solution delivers bandwidth-efficient, artifact-free video streaming over any network including the internet with embedded Pro-MPEG FEC or Zixi™ error-correction capabilities. As a result, organizations can affordably stream broadcast-quality 1080p video with up to 50 percent bandwidth savings compared to the H.264 standard, making MGW Ace the ideal solution for satellite transmissions that need to deliver superior video quality, utilizing minimal bandwidth.

VITEC will also demonstrate its 4K HEVC encoding/decoding solution incorporating the MGW Vision a 4K/Ultra HD (UHD) HEVC real-time hardware-based encoder for IPTV, broadcast, and point-to-point distribution and the MGW Decoder. MGW Vision's advanced HEVC compression technology enables users to stream UHD and HD video with up to 50 percent bandwidth savings compared to the H.264 standard. It boasts a compact 1RU form factor and H.265 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 hardware compression chip for streaming broadcast-quality video. The encoder has a processing power of up to one UHD or four HD HEVC channels from four 3G-SDI inputs, answering market requirements for format flexibility. When paired with the MGW Decoder, the solution enables 4K60p 4:2:2 point-to-point streaming.

Also on display will be VITEC's all-new EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage Platform, which allows any organization to create eye-catching digital signs, centrally manage IPTV and signage content from a single interface, and automate video streaming workflows and signage campaigns over the existing IP infrastructure. Utilizing VITEC's hardware-based IPTV and signage end-points, users benefit from low-latency playback, real-time updating of electronic program guide, video-on-demand content with new assets updating while events take place, time-shifted TV, live video access from PCs and mobile devices, and user-controlled mosaic viewing of multiple channels. The integrated digital signage features offer easy-to-use signage authoring, administration, and analytics.