CCW 2014: Artel Video Systems to Demo Broadcast-Quality Transport Solution

At CCW 2014, Artel Video Systems will demonstrate its comprehensive solution for transporting broadcast-quality media across IP networks, direct fiber, and optical backbones using its DigiLink platform. DigiLink is a robust, compact, and simple to deploy solution that uses only proven technology, making it the most reliable media transport platform available on the market.

Artel High Res bw copyJPEG 2000 Compression
With its low latency, cost-effectiveness, and unmatched compression quality, JPEG 2000 is the natural solution for transporting HD-SDI over bandwidth-limited network infrastructures.  Now with the development of a standard for compression profiles and transport over IP networks, JPEG 2000 is emerging as the leading solution for transporting HD-SDI over IP networks. At CCW 2014, Artel will demonstrate its award winning, cost-effective, easy-to-deploy, and industry-standard JPEG 2000 compression solution.

Uncompressed Video over IP
With the advent of reliable IP networks and the development of the SMPTE 2022 standard, uncompressed and lightly compressed video-over-IP is now a reality. At CCW 2014, Artel will showcase its complete set of cost-effective, reliable solutions for transporting HD-SDI, SD-SDI, and DVB-ASI over IP networks.

Innovative Integrated Signal Routing in a Media Transport Platform
Artel will also demonstrate DigiLink’s innovative, integrated signal routing capabilities. The ability to route video and Ethernet signals simply, reliably, and in real time within a media transport chassis eliminates the need for external video routers and Ethernet switches. DigiLink’s innovative design routes and switches media in its native format eliminating unnecessary costs and complexities, while increasing reliability and quality of service.

Artel Video Systems Welcomes Brad Buchholz as Vice President of Finance
Artel Video Systems announced the appointment of Brad Buchholz as vice president of finance. Buchholz brings a wealth of knowledge and an extensive financial skillset to Artel, with more than 30 years of financial management experience in telecom and other technology industries.

In his new role at Artel, Buchholz will be responsible for coordinating the company’s financial planning and reporting, in addition to providing financial leadership during strategic business decisions.

“We are excited to add a seasoned executive like Brad to Artel’s management team. Brad’s finance and leadership experience, combined with his extensive involvement in strategic planning, will be beneficial toward assisting Artel as we continue to grow and meet the needs of the evolving broadcast market,” said Richard Dellacanonica, president at Artel Video Systems. “We’re also looking forward to the fresh perspective and fortitude that Brad will bring forth in addressing today’s financial challenges.”

Prior to joining Artel, Buchholz served as controller at Progression, Inc., and as director of finance at Polychromix, Inc. (Thermo Fisher Scientific). He has more than 25 years of experience serving in senior finance capacities at leading telecommunications companies including Pingtel (Nortel), NBX (3Com), Advanced Techcom (World Access, Inc.), and Memotec Datacom (Teleglobe Canada, Inc.).

“Joining Artel is a great opportunity to be an integral contributor to the company’s financial success,” said Buchholz. “I am looking forward to being an active member of Artel’s executive team and building the strategic business and financial plans necessary for current and future growth.”

Buchholz has a Master of Business Administration in finance from Babson College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, cum laude, in finance from Western New England University.

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