Wisi to introduce Firefly broadcast platform

Wisi is due to introduce a new broadcast platform, called Firefly, at ANGA COM, which is designed to help small and regional TV broadcasters and service providers reduce distribution costs. The platform is a professional end-to-end solution – from playout to headend – that is designed to complement the delivery of video via satellite and […]

WISI highlights web and TV convergence

WISI is using ANGA COM to highlight a set of extensions to product lines that are designed to meet the challenges of the convergence of web and TV ANGA COM 2017, booth R11, hall 8. The company has expanded its headend platform Chameleon with two high-density encoders, aimed at the hospitality industry. The first new […]

WISI to demonstrate Katamaran

WISI will present a live demo of its multiscreen and OTT delivery platform Katamaran for the first time at IBC 2016. WISI has combined key components and software infrastructure of the platform it has acquired from US firm Aereo with its established WISI Tangram, and Chameleon reception and processing platforms and the high-density, modular linear […]

WISI taps former Aereo technology for Project Katamaran OTT platform

Cable technology provider WISI has used ANGA COM to launch Project Katamaran, a new multiscreen and OTT offering targeted a medium-sized operators looking to launch TV Everywhere services as well as other OTT providers. The offering is based on the acquisition earlier this year of the technology used to power the abortive Aereo service in […]

WISI to unveil Headend 3.0

WISI will present version 3.0 of its headend for the first time at ANGA COM, featuring software-based updates for its Tangram and Chameleon headend systems. The Headend 3.0 update will be available for all existing Tangram and Chameleon modules, offering a “massive performance increase” without new hardware, according to WISI. Headend 3.0 is designed to […]

WISI to demo solutions for SMATV and FTTH networks

WISI will demo its LR 10 fibre termination platform, OM 10 and OM 20 micro headends and its new OL-series optical distribution at ANGA COM. The fibre termination platform LR 10 handles fibre in the residence. The new system offers options to network operators to adapt to installation situations ranging from passive splice and tray […]

WISI launches new compact headend product

German cable technology provider WISI has launched a new compact headend product. The OH 16 SC is described by the company as a transmodulator capable of receiving 16 DVB-S/S2 transponders and converting them into 16 QAM TV channels. The compact headend comes in a 1 RU 19” box with dimensions of 440mm x 44mm x […]

WISI invests in Inca Systems

German cable industry technology specialist WISI has made a strategic investment in Canadian video processing specialist Inca Systems. WISI said that the pair will work together on the global development and delivery of linear IP video and over-the-top multiscreen solutions, including project focus on HEVC video compression, network DVR, confidence monitoring and personalised ad insertion. […]

WISI to launch new Digital Fibre Coax product line

WISI will launch a new product line for Digital Fibre Coax (DFC) networks at ANGA COM this year and present a portfolio of intelligent solutions for network operators. The first product in its DFC line will be a distributed Cable Modem Termination (CMTS) System, the WISI GV10. This CCAP solution is a cable edge device […]

Dom.ru upgrades to satellite distribution

Russian service provider ER-Telecom, which operates under the Dom.ru brand, has upgraded its TV primary distribution network for analogue cable services, using satellite to distribute signals to two primary and two back-up receivers in the 56 cities in which it operators.  The company tapped Germany-based cable technology specialist WISI for the upgrade. ER-Telecom said the […]