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Nevion showcases stereo 3D and IP video transport solutions at HD World
Posted on Monday, October 18, 2010



Ventura, Flashlink and VikinX products create comprehensive solution suites for broadcasters and video transport service providers

October 18, 2010


New York, NY, October 4, 2010 – Nevion, formerly Network/VPG, a leading video transport solutions provider for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, demonstrated stereo 3D video transport, as well as a comprehensive range of new solutions for video over IP, at HD World. The event, part of Content & Communications World, took place October 13-14 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York.

Nevion’s Ventura, Flashlink and VikinX product lines interoperate to transport uncompressed or compressed 3D video over any network – SONET/SDH, IP or fiber. The demo at HD World will show two HD-SDI signals, which make up a 3D signal, being transported uncompressed using Flashlink, or routed by VikinX to a Ventura module for visually lossless JPEG 2000 compression and reduced-bandwidth transport. In both modes of transport, synchronization between the signals is maintained by a Flashlink module.

Nevion will also be showing its new video over IP solution suite based on the award-winning and standards-compliant Ventura platform. The latest VS908 multiplexer delivers powerful security through AES encryption of video, and privacy through IP networks via VLAN tagging. A variable jitter buffer maintains the highest degree of quality in jitter-prone, packet-based networks. The standards-compliant VS908 can be deployed in pairs or as a single node, interoperating with other standards-compliant modules.

The new generation of Ventura VS901 JPEG 2000 codecs offers unparalleled visual quality with higher compressed bit rates and support for 3G, while maintaining the lowest latency available on the market. The VS901 series also provides users with greater quality control through the ability to change luma-chroma ratios and transmit only the luma for specialized applications.

Nevion’s new video-over-IP monitoring and management solutions ensure end-to-end quality of service (QoS). The popular FCS1000-PLUS platform, a high-density video in-service monitoring solution, now includes support for video-over-IP monitoring, offering a complete solution for monitoring the entire video transport infrastructure. Users can pinpoint QoS issues with wire-speed monitoring of video-over-IP traffic at the Ethernet, IP, UDP and RTP layers, support a large number of IP flows using different transport formats, and monitor video-over-IP traffic without the risk of signal interruption. Deployed by service providers and broadcasters worldwide, the FCS1000-PLUS is ideal for central monitoring of a large number of DVB-ASI transport streams or HD/SD-SDI video signals.

Nevion will also be showcasing its latest comprehensive solution suites for:
• Optical networking and in-house 3G / HD networking
• Contribution network solutions—compressed and uncompressed HD transport
• Nevion video links—sporting venue and outside broadcast solutions
• Nevion surveillance/monitoring and distance learning solutions