Thomson Video Networks

Thomson tests 4K encoding in 10-bit HEVC for interoperability

Thomson Video Networks has begun interoperability tests of its ViBE VS7000 encoding and transcoding platform for ultra high-definition 4K content in 10-bit HEVC with leading chipset manufacturers.  MStar Semiconductor, STMicroelectronics and ViXS are testing the platform. All are manufacturers of chips targeted at the HEVC market. Earlier this year, the ViBE VS7000 demonstrated interoperability with […]

Thomson Video Networks releases MediaFlex update

Thomson Video Networks has released the latest update to its MediaFlex video operating system that includes support for virtual machines and cloud-based video processing resources. MediaFlex OS is the video operating system powering Thomson Video Networks’ award-winning ViBE family of encoding, transcoding, and contribution solutions, including the ViBE VS7000 multi-screen and HEVC encoder and the […]

Thomson launches new transcoder

Thomson Video Networks has launched a new transcoding platform, the ViBE XT1000 Xtream transcoder for live content. According to Thomson, the ViBE XT1000 supports up to 54 HD channels or 180 SD channels with transcoding from any format to any format including MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC, and is designed for linear broadcasts on cable, IPTV, […]

Arqiva chooses Thomson for UK DTT upgrade

UK transmission services provider Arqiva has chosen Thomson Video Networks to provide its ViBE EM4000 HD/SD encoder with the Flextream statistical multiplexer for the upgrade of the UK digital-terrestrial TV platform. Three new ViBE EM4000 platforms will provide DVB-T/T2 video compression for the  upgrade, which is designed to enable Arqiva Services to launch new TV […]

Sky Italia partners with Inside Secure and Thomson

Sky Italia has signed a premium content security agreement with Inside Secure and Thomson Video Networks.  Sky will use Thomson’s ViBE VS7000 multiscreen video solution integrated with connected device security provider Inside Secure’s Downloadable DRM Fusion Agent. “By combining Inside Secure’s studio-approved DRM Fusion Agent with Thomson Video Networks’ widely-adopted ViBE VS7000 multiscreen solution, we […]

Teracom selects Thomson to deliver HEVC-encoded UHD content

Swedish infrastructure and technical solutions provider, Teracom, has selected a number of Thomson Video Networks solutions to deliver HEVC-encoded Ultra HD video over DVB-T2. Teracom is using Thomson’s ViBE VS7000 video system, NetProcessor 9030/40 multiplexer, and Sapphire MPEG stream server to demonstrate a complete transmission chain for DVB-T2 delivery of HEVC-encoded video. “By deploying state-of-the-art […]

Thomson to present a range of compression solutions

Compression specialist Thomson Video Networks will demo a number of fixed and mobile contribution, video compression and ad insertion solutions at ANGA COM. Thomson will feature a new DVB-S/S2/DSNG hot-swappable satellite modulator board for the ViBE CP6000 – its dedicated multi-format, high-performance platform for contribution of live video. It will also display the RD6000 contribution […]

Ginx TV chooses Thomson Video Networks

Video gaming channel Ginx TV has chosen Thomson Video Networks’ Sapphire MPEG stream servers and ‘channel-in-a-box’ platform to deliver targeted advertising.  Sapphire offers a single-box solution for ad insertion in a compressed video stream, with an automated interface to Ginx TV’s ad agency and local storage of ads. “When we initially evaluated Thomson Video Networks’ […]

Thomson showcases live MPEG-DASH/HEVC transmission

Thomson Video Networks is demoing a High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) broadcast and decoding application for the first time at IBC.  The demo will see it combine HEVC video compression and MPEG-DASH delivery and will be based on the latest Thomson ViBE VS7000 multi-screen video system and Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. This processor supports the HEVC […]

Thomson Video Networks and httv team up for DVB-T2 and OTT

Hybrid TV technology specialist httv and compression specialist Thomson Video Networks have teamed up to offer an end-to-end HbbTV Platform for DVB-T2 and OTT markets. A joint demonstration will be showcased at IBC 2013 on Thomson Video Networks’ stand. Thomson Video Networks and httv have decided to join forces to offer a product for emerging […]