Appear TV


Appear TV highlights ABR linear packager and OTT transcoding

Appear TV will use ANGA COM to highlight its adaptive bitrate streaming (ABR) linear packager, OTT transcoding software and X-Series video processing units. Appear’s ABR linear packager consists of a video segmentation engine, storage with internal and external options, just-in-time packager/DRM engine, origin server and optional offline encoding/transcoding. The Live OTT Transcoder software enables broadcasters […]

TV Connect 2017: Bulgaria’s Unicoms taps Conax and Appear TV for white label OTT

Bulgarian service provider Unicoms Services has tapped Kudelski-owned conditional access provider Conax and video processing specialist Appear TV to provide a white label OTT TV platform, UnyQTV. The new platform supports Unicoms Services expansion into the OTT arena, supported by OTT streaming platform Conax Go Live, pre-integrated with Appear TV’s content processing platform. Unicoms Services […]

TDC taps Appear TV for video processing

Nordic pay TV operator TDC has selected Appear TV’s XC5000 video processing platform to provide encoding and multiscreen transcoding for live linear broadcasts. The platform will be deployed for all TDC’s broadcasts, including the YouSee cable service and its OTT and multiscreen offerings. With the deployment, TDC aims to provide high quality picture across 100 […]

Romania’s RCS & RDS deploys Appear TV in infrastructure upgrade

Romanian cable operator RCS & RDS has selected Appear TV’s head-ends for a major upgrade to its cable TV infrastructure. The firm said it will deploy 38 Appear TV XC5000 series video processing platforms for downlinking and distributing analogue RF and digital channels across its network in Hungary and Romania. RCS & RDS said that Appear TV’s […]

Appear TV extends F1 video processing

Video processing platforms provider Appear TV has been chosen to provide additional TV reception and distribution systems for Formula One circuits around the world. The firm will provide its TV systems this year at Austria’s Red Bull Ring Spielberg and Thailand’s Buriram circuit, which is set to host its first Formula One race in 2015. […]

Zon Multimédia chooses Appear TV for satellite upgrade

Portuguese service provider Zon Multimédia is using Appear TV’s scrambling and multiplexer solutions at its headend facility. The installation, scheduled to go live late this year, is being managed by Satcab, Appear TV’s local reseller.  Four statistical multiplexers input to the Appear TV scrambling modules that encrypt the operator’s satellite TV offering, secured with Nagra […]

Appear TV launches new headend chassis

Appear TV is using ANGA COM to launch new 4RU chassis and IRU headend chassis.  Appear TV specialises in modular headend designs, with central headends based on a 4RU chassis and IRU chassis deployed in ‘edge-ends’. The new XC5000 4RU chassis and 1RU XC5100 include up-rated hot-swappable dual power supplies and enhanced cooling with N+1, […]

Magyar Telekom partners with Appear TV

Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom has signed a deal with Norwegian broadcast and IP delivery firm Appear TV to help power its T-Home cable TV offering.  Magyar Telekom, which is majority-owned by Deutsche Telekom, will centralise the control of its T-Home cable infrastructure by using Appear TV’s head ends. The firm said this would maximise efficiency and […]

Appear TV to demo multiscreen and OTT solutions

Appear TV will use IBC to demonstrate its multiscreen and OTT systems fully for the first time. The Appear TV multiscreen solution is based on the company’s modular chassis headend concept. The Appear TV solution will utilise second-generation encoding and transcoding technology to solve the challenges of transcoding large numbers of services much more efficiently […]

Vodafone Portugal chooses Appear TV for modular headends

Vodafone Portugal has deployed headend equipment from Appear TV. The solution combines analogue RF and COFDM modulation modules, giving subscribers access to analogue SD and digital HD services over Vodafone’s FTTH network. The Appear TV solution was deployed at Vodafone’s media centres in Lisbon and Porto. It provides a total of 70 SD and HD […]