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 […]

Otrum chooses WISI headend gear

Telenor-backed Norwegian hospitality industry specialist Otrum has struck a technology sales agreement with German cable TV technology specialist WISI whereby Otrum has integrated WISI’s Chameleon, Tangram and compact OH headends into its set of offerings.  Otrum provides internet, digital signage, movies and linear TV delivery for hotels via its own sales networks in EMEA and, […]

WISI to highlight latest versions of Chameleon and Tangram

WISI will use IBC to highlight new products including the latest version of its next-generation headend systems Chameleon and Tangram. Also on show will be the OR 200, a new device combining HbbTV with classic IPTV in a single set-top box. The German company will also show the new optical platform Optopus and its fibre […]

WISI and IP.Netcom launch HbbTV-IPTV combination set-top

German cable technology company WISI and IP.Netcom have teamed up to provide a hybrid HbbTV and classic IPTV set-top box as part of the AiMS multiscreen content management system.  The set-top uses the ETSI DVB-IP standard and has a CI+ slot as well as embedded Conax CAS 7.5 conditoinal access with card pairing, giving end […]