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DVB Satellite Receiver aids transition to IP-based solutions.

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October 7, 2013 - Featuring two integrated DVB-S/DVB-S2 demodulators, R&S AVG050 processes incoming signals for DVB-T/DVB-T2/DVB C/DVB-C2 networks. Built-in BISS descrambler and 2 CI slots are provided for DVB-compatible decryption. After decrypting incoming streams, receiver can output them as IP or ASI signal. Organized user interface is provided for intuitive configuration and monitoring. Via SNMP interface, automatic configuration and monitoring are also possible.

Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co

Muhldorfstraße 15, -, Germany

Original Press Release

Compact DVB Satellite Receiver from Rohde & Schwarz Facilitates Industry's Transition to IP-based Solutions

Press release date: September 26, 2013

The new R&S AVG050 DVB satellite receiver from Rohde & Schwarz features two integrated DVB-S/DVB-S2 demodulators, is extremely compact, and can receive and decrypt multiple incoming transport streams from satellites. The output transport stream is distributed via ASI or IP.
  
Munich — The standalone R&S AVG050 DVB satellite receiver from Rohde & Schwarz fills a gap in the growing IP market. In conventional receivers, the demodulator function is usually offered in combination with an IRD (integrated receiver/ decoder). However, with the infrastructure for transmitter networks and closed user groups such as business TV and hospitality TV moving toward IP-based solutions, there is often no more need for decoding. For these applications, Rohde & Schwarz now offers a state-of-the-art, compact solution with a specific set of features.  
  
The R&S AVG050 processes incoming signals for DVB-T/DVB-T2/DVB C/DVB-C2 networks. A built-in BISS descrambler and two CI slots are provided for DVB-compatible decryption. After decrypting the incoming streams, the R&S AVG050 can output them as an IP or ASI signal. The receiver's output signal can also be used in monitoring applications, e.g. for monitoring transport streams on a video wall.  
  
A clearly organized user interface is provided for intuitive configuration and monitoring of the receiver. Automatic configuration and monitoring are also possible via an SNMP interface. The very compact satellite receiver is only half the width of a 19" rack and consumes very little power.   
  
The R&S AVG050 DVB satellite receiver is now available from Rohde & Schwarz.  
  
Press contacts:  
Europe (headquarters): Patrizia Muehlbauer, Phone: +49 89 4129 13818, E-mail: press@rohde-schwarz.com   
North America: Pam Sanders, Phone: +1 410 910 7908, E-mail: pam.sanders@rsa.rohde-schwarz.com   
Asia Pacific: Wen Shi Tong, Phone: +65 6 307-0029, E-mail: WenShi.Tong@rohde-schwarz.com   
  
Contacts for readers:  
Customer Support Europe, Africa, Middle East: Phone: +49 89 4129 12345  
E-mail: customersupport@rohde-schwarz.com   
  
Customer Support North America: Phone: +1 888 837 8772, E-mail: customer.support@rsa.rohde-schwarz.com   
Customer Support Latin America: Phone: +1 410 910 7988, E-mail: customersupport.la@rohde-schwarz.com   
Customer Support Asia: Phone: +65 65130 488, E-mail: customersupport.asia@rohde-schwarz.com   
Customer Support China: Phone: +86-800-810-8228 or +86-400-650-5896,   E-mail: customersupport.china@rohde-schwarz.com   

Rohde & Schwarz  
Rohde & Schwarz is an independent group of companies specializing in electronics. It is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcasting, radiomonitoring and radiolocation, as well as secure communications. Established almost 80 years ago, Rohde & Schwarz has a global presence and a dedicated service network in over 70 countries. It has approx. 8700 employees and achieved a net revenue of Euros 1.8 billion (US$ 2.3 billion) in fiscal year 2011/2012 (July 2011 to June 2012). Company headquarters are in Munich, Germany.  
 

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