IBC 2017

IBC 2017: See Vitec's MGW Ace Encoder/Decoder solution

At IBC 2017, Vitec is showcasing a plethora of products. The MGW Ace Encoder and Decoder are a portable, hardware-based end to end 4:2:2 encode/decode solution being showcased at IBC. Using Vitec’s proprietary second generation HEVC Codec (GEN2), the compact MGW Ace Encoder provides pristine video quality. In addition to offering HEVC bandwidth-efficient compression, the MGW Ace Encoder offers H.264 encoding capabilities to support legacy applications.

With a wide selection of I/Os and low power consumption using Vitec’s HEVC compression chip, it is useful for streaming video, audio, and KLV metadata while in the field or on the move. For point-to-point applications, when paired with MGW Ace Decoder, the solution delivers bandwidth-efficient, artifact-free video streaming over any network including the Internet with embedded Pro-MPEG FEC or Zixi error-correction capabilities.

Using the latest HEVC compression, the MGW Vision delivers an UHD IPTV contribution solution for several markets including broadcasting, inhouse IPTV, and enterprise, anywhere UHD is critical. This IPTV encoder is designed with support for 4:2:2 10 bits, providing flawless video quality that is especially important for any broadcast applications. It provides one channel of 4K or four channels of HD. When paired with the MGW Ace Decoder , the solution enables 4K60p 4:2:2 10 bits point-to-point streaming.

Also at the show, Vitec is demonstrating the EZ TV IPTV and Digital Signage Platform, a streaming solution for a range of organisations and applications. Vitec’s EZ TV allows any organisation to centrally manage IPTV and signage content from a single interface, and automate video streaming workflows and signage campaigns over existing IP infrastructures. Vitec’s hardware-based IPTV and signage end points benefit users by providing low latency playback, real time updating of the EPG, VOD content with new assets updating while events take place, time shifted TV, live video access from PCs and mobile devices, and user-controlled mosaic viewing of multiple channels. The digital signage features offer easy-to-use signage authoring, administration, and analytics.

Finally, Vitec’s PX Media Library, a timesaving meta-solution that enables media professionals to seamlessly tag, edit, manage, organize, and share media files, is also set to be on show.PX Media Library streamlines media management and allows users to take advantage of proven solutions for sports, content distribution, broadcast, film festival, scientific institute, and government applications.


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