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Thomson’s Multi-Platform / HEVC Video
Delivery Solutions
Thomson Video Networks
extensive product portfolio
to be shown at IBC 2013

T

oday’s broadcaster s are
challenged to deliver OTT and
multi-platform services in the
most cost-effective, bandwidthefficient manner possible, without
compromising on the consistently
high HD picture quality that viewers
expect on every platform and
device.
At IBC2013, Thomson Video
Networks will demonstrate several
innovations that enhance the
viewer experience while maximising
available bandwidth and video
quality. Innovations on display will
include the company’s Ultra-HD
playout solution powered by HEVC
compression; premium broadcast
video compression systems for
DTH, cable, and DVB-T2; a worldclass HEVC solution for live and
file-based delivery to multi-screen
and OTT services; and Thomson
Video Networks’ high-density, highperformance satellite and telco
contribution solutions.
The emerging HEVC compression

standard will pave the way for
broadcasting in the upcoming
ultra-high-definition picture format
– Thomson Video Networks will
showcase an HEVC playout system,
powered by its own HEVC technology,
which enables broadcasters to trial
and demonstrate Ultra-HD content
on their networks.
For DTH satellite, cable, and
terrestrial platforms, Thomson Video
Networks will highlight the company’s
long-standing commitment to
offering broadcasters world-class
performance and reliability, even in
bandwidth-constrained networks.
The company will showcase its
versatile ViBE EM4000 eightchannel SD/HD premium encoder
that enables broadcasting in a single
1RU chassis. As a complete DVB-S2,
QAM, or DVB-T2 compression
system for HD live content, the
ViBE EM4000 is the highest-density
premium encoding solution in
the industry.
On display will be a solution for

HbbTV1.5/MPEG-DASH streaming
that harmonises the delivery
of broadcast and broadband
services. This innovative solution
relies on both the ViBE EM4000
and ViBE VS7000 multi-screen
video platforms as well as Thomson
Video Networks’ Flextream 2.0
statistical multiplexing technology.
The latest developments in the
ad insertion capabilities of the
Sapphire MPEG broadcast server
will be shown. Also on display at
IBC2013 will be the company’s
NetProcessor solution for DVB-T2
regional headends, shown as a
standalone multi-PLP DVB-T2
gateway that is fully compatible
with all major transmitter vendors.
Powered by Thomson’s MediaFlex
video operating system, the ViBE
VS7000 platform can provide
both real-time and off-line HEVC
encoding for multi-screen and OTT
applications, using MPEG-Dash
packaging to tablets, smart phones
and connected TVs.

Also highlighted
will be enhancements to its ViBE
CP6000 premium multi-channel
video contribution platform for
satellite and IP telecom contribution
as well as primary distribution
applications.
With the ability to encode or
decode an industry-leading eight
channels of video in formats from
MPEG-2 SD 4:2:0 up to MPEG-4
4:2:2 10-bit, the CP6000 is now
available in both 1RU and half-rack
configurations. The system also
features a new DVB-S/S2/DSNG
satellite modulator board as well
as multiplexing and de-multiplexing
built into both chassis.

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Mosart Newscast Automation
For Norwegian Broadcaster
N
Many devices.
Many vendors.
One control system: Helm
See us on stand 8.B38a
sales@rascular.com
www.rascular.com

orwegian broadcaster NRK
is extending its deployment
of Mosart automation from three
central systems to include 12 of
its regional news studios and an
additional central system.
With the completion of this project,
all NRK facilities will enjoy the same
efficiency, control options, and agile
operation as the broadcaster’s main
studios in Oslo.
“We have worked with Mosart
automation in-house for about four
years, so when the Mosart tender
met our specifications and proved
to be the best buy, the choice to
roll it out across all of our sites was
easy,” said Egil Johan Damm, Project
Manager for NRK. “In doing so, we
not only benefit from the solution’s
flexibility and interoperability, but
we also achieve a standardisation
of news playout that will simplify
support and the movement of staff
among sites.”
The system will interface with
NRK’s ENPS newsroom computer
system story control and transform
its rundowns into Mosart automation
scripts to enable news production
with just two operators in the gallery.
Equally important to NRK is the
way in which Mosart automation
allows those operators to perform

Mosart Newscast Automation

on-the-fly editing of headlines and to
insert breaking news into the running
order. The touch screen GUI will
further streamline gallery operations.
The installation of Mosart
automation across NRK regional
sites will start in Stavanger in
October 2013 and continue in Bodø
in November, with the rest of the sites
finished in 2014.
Mosart automation simplifies
the many control tasks within the
news production chain, giving
operators efficient control and freeing
specialised staff members to focus
on enhancing the broadcast.
The versatility of the Mosart
solution ensures smooth integration
with and control over new broadcast
equipment and file formats, as
well as the equipment already in
use at NRK.


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InNEWS: Panasonic Announces AK-HC3500A Camera
InNEWS: Shotoku Elevates Newscasting for KETK-TV
InFOCUS: Camera Links – Following All the Vital Action
InTECH: Fischer Connections Solutions for Broadcast
InMEDIA: Delivering Anytime Content on Cable
InMEDIA: Screen – High Definition Subtitling and Beyond
InSOUND: DPA’s D:Dicate Recording Microphone Range
In Broadcast - August 2013 - Intro
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - August 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - August 2013 - InNEWS: Panasonic Announces AK-HC3500A Camera
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InNEWS: Shotoku Elevates Newscasting for KETK-TV
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InFOCUS: Camera Links – Following All the Vital Action
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InTECH: Fischer Connections Solutions for Broadcast
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InMEDIA: Delivering Anytime Content on Cable
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InMEDIA: Screen – High Definition Subtitling and Beyond
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