Thales Broadcast & Multimedia showcased live demonstrations of several new products at IBC2004 in Amsterdam.
Some of the solutions and products the company unveiled included:
- Mobile broadcasting solutions. By extension of its expertise in the DTV market, Thales presented a complete video-delivery solution based on the DVB-H standard for handheld services. Thales showcased its Affinity low-power UHF ATSC/DVB-T digital TV transmitter and Ultimate UHF solid-state digital transmitter.
- Video and multimedia services over broadband networks. SmartVision TV, Thales’ broadband service platform demonstrated its ability to support MPEG-4 format videos.
- Video store and forward platform. The video content delivery solution features equipment dedicated to the scheduled delivery of various content on IP or broadcast networks.
- Content regionalization platform. Thales addressed Digital Program Insertion with a specific platform encompassing a scaleable solution to manage seamless splicing — the key for high-quality program insertion. The system also features Crystal, a tool dedicated to flexible SD/HD logo insertion in the compressed domain.
For more information, visit www.thales-bm.ch.