Video Server transmits over Internet or Ethernet.

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R-VIP T provides live video and audio transmission, using TCP/IP, over Ethernet or Internet. It supports multicasting, enabling simultaneous video and audio transmission to multiple receivers over same network. Server supports ITU-T standard H.323, enabling full color, high-resolution (704 x 576 pixels) video images to be transmitted at up to 30 images per sec. Transparent bi-directional serial interface provides data channel for remote control of external equipment.



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New R-Vip T Network Video Server From Hirschmann Provides Live Industrial Video and Audio Transmission Via Ethernet or Internet



Pine Brook, NJ, May 29, 2002 - Hirschmann Electronics Inc., Automation and Network Solutions, a leading supplier of components and systems for industrial networking and interconnect solutions for factory and industrial automation, has introduced the R-VIP T Video Server for live video and audio transmission, using TCP/IP, over Ethernet or the Internet.

The new R-VIP T Video Server is designed to provide complete video, audio, and control data over Ethernet in harsh industrial environments, and also enables web-based management over the Internet. With an operating temperature range of 0°C - 55°C (32° F - 131°F) the compact, DIN-rail mountable R-VIP T is ideal for remote monitoring, traffic assessment, and control and documentation of manufacturing processes.

The R-VIP T supports multicasting, enabling simultaneous video and audio transmission to multiple receivers over the same network. The new server supports ITU-T standard H.323, enabling full color, high-resolution (704 x 576 pixels) video images to be transmitted at up to 30 images, per second, in addition to providing compatibility with video-conferencing systems. The video stream is available for viewing using either an Internet browser or any networked PAL/NTSC monitor (with supplied decoder software).

The new server can be combined with Hirschmann's Video or Video/Audio Transmitters (VIP-V TxC or VIP-AV TxC) and Video or Video/Audio Receivers (VIP-V RxC or VIP-AV RxC) to form a completely matched fully integrated video and audio monitoring network. A transparent bi-directional serial interface (RS232/RS422/RS485) provides a data channel for remote control of external equipment, such as pan-and-tilt camera heads or
zoom lenses. In addition, an alarm input enables an automatic connection to be established between the server and a remote location, based on an external event or trigger; a video ring memory records alarm pre-histories up to 5 minutes prior to the
alarm.

The R-VIP T, through its included management system, can be configured quickly using a web browser; it also provides the capability for complete remote control of all internal functions via UDP/IP. The new server is supplied with an integral Fast Ethernet interface (10/100 Base-T), as well as switching inputs and outputs for external sensors and devices.

The R-VIP T operates at 24 V DC, and is fully compliant with industry standards for EMI/RFI. It is completely compatible with the Hirschmann Rail Line of Industrial Ethernet devices.

Pricing for the R VIP-T Video Server starts at $1,740. Delivery is from stock.

For more information, contact Hirschmann Electronics, 30 Hook Mountain Road, Pine Brook, NJ 07058. Tel: 973/830-2000; Fax: 973/830-1470; Web: hirschmann-usa.com; E-mail: ans@hirschmann-usa.com.

Hirschmann Electronics, Inc. is a division of Aditron AG of Germany. The Automation Network Solutions (ANS) Division, which has its North America headquarters in Pine Brook, New Jersey, offers complete industrial Ethernet networking
and interconnect solutions for industrial factory automation. It provides established product lines for fieldbus, LAN and Ethernet technologies, including valve and sensor connectors, cable assemblies, transceivers, hubs, switches, fiber faces and fieldbus I/Os. It also offers the benefit of Hirschmann's 75 years in the interconnection field and the company's leadership position as a designer, manufacturer and installer of mission-
critical systems. The ANS Division is the industrial automation industry's first experienced single-source supplier for the entire infrastructure of data communications at all corporate levels.

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