Monthly Archives: January 2006

IPTV Headend

Tut Systems Wins $3m+ Contract to Expand IPTV Headend with MPEG-4 AVC at Iowa Network ServicesJanuary 30, 2006

Tut Systems, Inc. today announced that Iowa Network Services (INS) is deploying its next-generation IPTV services utilizing Tut Systems’ Astria® content processor (CP) with its market- leading MPEG-4 AVC encoding and transcoding solutions. The INS expansion, which will be one of world’s largest MPEG-4 AVC deployments, is the latest in a series of wins for Tut Systems’ MPEG-4 AVC solution.

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IPTV Video Quality Measurement (VQM)

Tektronix Introduces IPTV Video Quality Measurement (VQM) PackageJanuary 30, 2006

Tektronix, Inc. announced the availability of the Spectra2|VQM (Video Quality Measurement) monitoring solution for the diagnosis and analysis of streaming video transmitted over Internet Protocol (IP). Spectra2|VQM helps users identify the causes of poor digital image quality, such as packet loss, delay or data corruption in the IP transport network.

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Secure VoD

Entone and Verimatrix Team to Provide Secure VoD DeliveryJanuary 30, 2006

Looking to help IPTV operators protect their on-demand content from unwanted service theft and piracy, Entone Technologies and Verimatrix, Inc. today announced that Entone’s widely-deployed StreamLiner network video recorder (NVR) is integrated with the Verimatrix Content Authority System (VCAS).

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IPTV Standards

IPDR.org Announces IPTV Standards InitiativeJanuary 23, 2006

The Internet Protocol Detail Record Organization (IPDR.org) today announced it will host an open, industry wide meeting to focus on accounting and settlement standards for IPTV services. This would be applicable to telephony service providers, voice operators, broadband network providers, cable operators, entertainment content partners, support vendors, media and analysts.

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IPTV Market

IPTV Market Drives Record Year for SkyStream in 2005January 18, 2006

SkyStream, a provider of IP video delivery, today announced that increased sales in its IPTV video headend and satellite direct-to-home and VSAT businesses led to record revenue growth in 2005. SkyStream achieved 11 percent net income for the fourth quarter, and was profitable for the entire year on an EBIT basis.

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