Vizrt unveils new UHD VoD transcoder

Vizrt will demo new 4K/UHD live streaming and multi-platform transcoding capabilities in its next generation transcoder, named Coder. This new tool will be available as part of the Viz One media asset management system and as a standalone component that can be used with other Vizrt products including the Viz Engine. Coder supports content production […]

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, […]

Encoder and transcoder market expected to boom

Professional encoder and transcoder channel shipments are expected to grow by 25% over the next four years, with over 140,000 channels being shipped in 2017, according to a report by IHS. According to the report, revenues for encoders and transcoders will grow at a slower rate of about 9% as chassis density increases and per-channel […]