Press Release Summary:
Using DTV 720 Transport Stream Multicaster, IPTV operators can integrate satellite and local digital HD signals into their programming. Up to 4 ASI inputs process live satellite feeds, and up to 2 internal 8VSB and QAM tuners handle local off-air broadcast TV signals. Integrated web browser-based interface, used for selecting programs for multicasts, also aids in assigning multicast addresses, monitoring system parameters, and updating software applications.
Original Press Release:
New Product Introduction: WEGENER DTV 720 Transport Stream IP Multicaster
DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 2 -- Wegener Corporation (NASDAQ:WGNR), a leading provider of television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced the introduction of a new product designed to allow IPTV operators to easily integrate satellite and local digital HD signals to their programming line up.
Based on WEGENER's professional line of video headend equipment, the DTV 720 Transport Stream Multicaster allows video headend operators to seamlessly and efficiently repackage live programming for IPTV services. The DTV 720 accepts inputs from satellite receivers and local off-air antennae.
The DTV 720 can be equipped with up to four (4) ASI inputs to process live satellite feeds and up to (2) internal 8VSB and QAM tuners for local off-air broadcast TV signals. Streamline video headend equipment needs with the minimal one rack unit design and IPTV-friendly 10/100/1000 Base T (GigE) output.
The WEGENER DTV 720 can build up to sixteen (16) IP multicast transport streams from ASI and 8VSB inputs, with each IP multicast transport stream containing one (1) program.
Operations are fast and easy with an integrated web browser which provides a user-friendly interface for selecting programs for multicasts, assigning multicast addresses, monitoring system parameters and updating software applications. Save and recall stored configurations using the web browser interface for quick parameter changes.
"The DTV 720 offers an efficient, cost-effective method for IPTV headends to enhance their product offerings by enabling easy integration of additional local programming," stated Kamy Merithew, VP of Marketing for WEGENER. "It is a great addition to our professional video headend product line."
For more information, visit WEGENER at Telco TV booth #301 or visit our website www.wegener.com.
WEGENER (Wegener Communications, Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wegener Corporation (NASDAQ:WGNR), is an international provider of digital solutions for video, audio, and IP data networks. Applications include IP data delivery, broadcast television, cable television, radio networks, business television, distance education, business music and financial information distribution. COMPEL, WEGENER's patented network control system provides networks with unparalleled ability to regionalize programming and commercials. COMPEL network control capability is integrated into WEGENER digital satellite receivers. WEGENER can be reached at +1.770.814.4000 or on the World Wide Web at www.wegener.com.
COMPEL, MEDIAPLAN, ENVOY, UNITY, and iPUMP are trademarks of WEGENER Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
CONTACT: Melanie Charles, Public Relations, of WEGENER, +1-770-814-4000, or fax, +1-770-623-9648, or firstname.lastname@example.org