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T-VIPS to launch H.264 contribution solution at IBC

T-VIPS to expand high-quality professional video contribution solutions with IBC launch of an MPEG-4 Encoder, the TVG650 and an MPEG-4 Decoder, the TVG610.

T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announced the launch of the TVG650, an MPEG-4 Contribution Encoder and the TVG610, an MPEG-4 Contribution Decoder. Both products will be debuted at IBC 2011 and will be available for shipping in Q4.

The TVG610 and TVG650 are part of T-VIPS’ Video Gateway line of compact, powerful and cost-effective products designed for real-time contribution. The new products are high-end, flexible solutions, handling the encoding and decoding of MPEG- 4, 4:2:2, 10-bit video, supporting output on ASI and IP/Ethernet.

“The launch of our new TVG650 encoder and TVG610 decoder is an important next step in realizing T-VIPS’ vision of providing contribution solutions offering the best possible video transport performance,” said Johnny Dolvik, CEO, T-VIPS. “The TVG610 and TVG650 complement our pioneering work in JPEG2000, expanding our portfolio of high-end contribution solutions to meet the needs of customers using satellite and lower bandwidth telco links. The launch of the TVG610 and TVG650 means that whatever type of contribution link you’re using, there’s now a high-quality T-VIPS Video Gateway that meets your video contribution requirements.”

Key features include:

  • SD up to 30 Mbit/s, HD up to 60 Mbit/s
  • 10-bit or 8-bit video resolution
  • 4:2:0 or 4:2:2 chroma sampling
  • Support for MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC compression
  • Low latency mode
  • Simultaneous output in ASI and IP/Ethernet
  • Up to four IP output streams on dual Ethernet ports
  • Flexible Forward Error Correction (SMPTE 2022-1)
  • Integrated DVB-S/S2 demodulator on Decoder
  • Integrated HD-to-SD down conversion on Decoder

The TVG650 and TVG610 combine easily with other T-VIPS products to provide a robust satellite or telco contribution solution, in particular the CP525 cMUX Remultiplexer for intelligent processing, multiplexing and scrambling of MPEG-2 transport streams and the TNS541 Seamless TS Monitoring Switch for intelligent 1+1 redundancy switch-over between two MPEG-2 transport streams. Demonstrations of all T-VIPS product lines can be seen at its IBC booth in Hall 1.B71.