Press Release Summary:
Solution for IPTV applications allows broadcasters and media companies equipping their EB teams or upgrading their ENG vehicles with satellite uplink to produce and transmit live IPTV content. IP data rates exceeding 10 Mbps can be achieved and it allows live video contribution and video streaming based on MPEG-4/H.264. System contains SkyRAY Light antenna subsystem, Antenna Pointing System (APS), and satellite modem SkyWANÂ® Compact TF.
Original Press Release:
IPTV Applications Supported by SkyRAY Light and New SkyWAN® Modem Technology
Friedrichshafen, August 23, 2007 - ND SatCom, an SES ASTRA company, has introduced a newly designed IPTV contribution solution. The network solution is user-friendly and cost-effective while providing sophisticated satellite communications technology. ND SatCom's solution for IPTV applications allows live video contribution and video streaming based on MPEG-4/H.264. "It is a unique package for broadcasters and media companies equipping their EB teams or upgrading their ENG vehicles with a satellite uplink to produce and transmit live IPTV content at comparably high quality and reasonable cost," stated Ulrich Kiebler, VP Government & Commercial. "Furthermore, the network is suitable for operation by non-technical staff," said Kiebler.
ND SatCom's solution contains the light-weight SkyRAY Light antenna subsystem - shortlisted for Cable & Satellite International Product of the Year Awards 2007 -, the company's Antenna Pointing System (APS) and the satellite modem SkyWAN® Compact TF which is being launched at IBC 2007 (September 7-11, Amsterdam, booth 1.351). This new member of ND SatCom's SkyWAN® modem family is the most powerful MF-TDMA modem available in its class. An IP data rate exceeding 10 Mbit/s can be achieved for highest video quality. The SkyRAY Light antenna subsystem allows easy and flexible integration on any passenger car, truck or SUV without mechanical modification of the vehicle.
About ND SatCom
ND SatCom, an SES ASTRA company, is a leading global supplier of satellite-based broadband VSAT, broadcast, government and defence communication network and ground station solutions. ND SatCom's innovative technologies are deployed in government and defence, broadcast & media, enterprise and telecom environments worldwide. As a global company with more than 25 years of experience in the satellite networks and systems businesses, ND SatCom is a reliable source of comprehensive and secure turnkey and tailored system engineered solutions. ND SatCom is represented by regional sales and service offices worldwide.