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Video over IP specialists

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Techex's broadcast video networks are online 24/7, and so are we. Our team of UK-based network video engineers are always there for you.

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We are tech trailblazers with a keen eye for detail. Our relentless interop testing makes our solutions work in the real world - first time, every time.

Technology

Delivering innovate solutions to complex problems is our passion; great technology is at the core. Techex is aligned with world leading technology innovators, vendors and standards boards.

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We don't just make the impossible happen - we make it easy. Any source, any screen via any network and to any deadline. We always deliver and we'll move mountains to make sure your project succeeds.

We design, builds and supports video over IP solutions for the broadcast and enterprise markets. Since its founding in 1972 Techex has built a global manufacturer and integrator partner network. Techex is an industry-leading supplier of IP video solutions with operations in the U.K., Spain, USA, Hong Kong, and South America.

Rocket Powered Middleware

Simply the fastest STB middleware in the world; support for Opera and ANT Galio. Techex delivers its own Amino STB Middleware developed specifically for broadcast IPTV ringmains and critical enterprise applications such as trading floors and stadia.

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Active lines

2547TB

Data throughput

6 minute

Response time.

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Haivision
Appear TV
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LAS VEGAS, APRIL 13, 2015 – Appear TV, a leading global provider of next-generation video processing platforms for broadcast and IP television, will debut its High Video Quality Contribution-to-Distribution-Format Transcoder Module at the 2015 NAB Show (Booth SU7605). This new module bridges content delivery throughout the broadcast chain.

The Contribution-to-Distribution-Format Transcoder Module is in keeping with the “any-input-to-any-output” tradition of Appear’s range of transcoder modules while offering the capability to decode and transcode contribution feeds for redistribution. It supports MP2/4 420/422 8/10-bit contribution decoding that transcodes for redistribution MP2/4 SD/HD 420 8-bit format, without the need to decode the primary broadcast to baseband. This allows Appear TV’s solution to streamline the operational efficiency and maintain the high video quality essential for linear TV throughout the broadcast chain.

“In contribution applications, speed and high-quality video are key elements of a successful broadcast,” says Carl Walter Holst, CEO, Appear TV. “Our new solution eliminates the need to have separate hardware devices to decode and then re-encode contribution feeds for redistribution, maintaining the highest video quality possible. Removing this step not only helps to speed up the process, it significantly reduces operational costs, and adds additional safeguards against piracy, as the feed is kept compressed in the IP domain and not decoded to baseband.”

Each Contribution-to-Distribution-Format Transcoder Module supports 1HD or 2SD MP2 or MP4 primary 420/422 8/10 bit profile contribution services for transcoding to 420 8bit HD/SD profile redistribution providing a high density of 12 channels per 1RU or 32 channels per 4RU in its XC5000 Series Video Processing Platform.

The Contribution-to-Distribution-Format Transcoder Module is part of Appear TV’s modular concept, which gives users the ability to select from the different Appear TV modules (Demodulators, Decoders, Descramblers, Transcoders, Encoders, Modulators and Multiple I/O interfaces, among others) covering various distribution formats and processes to create a solution custom-tailored to their needs. Since the system is modular, multiple distribution format processes can originate from one chassis, saving on hardware space and making it easy to add and upgrade as new formats and transmission technologies arise.

About Appear TV

Appear TV is based in Oslo, Norway. The company produces world-class equipment that enables operators to deliver professional broadcast services to millions of users around the globe. The company is dedicated to developing reliable, revenue-generating and innovative solutions for operators looking to deliver real-time content to the home. Appear TV headends are designed for modularity, high density, and flexibility.

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  • Working with video over IP, it isn’t very long before you find yourself working with Techex. They are the Swiss Army knife you need in your toolbox.
    Tony MundaySky
  • I have had the pleasure of working with Techex on several complex broadcast projects over a number of years. In a world where over promising and under delivering is the norm, this is a breath of fresh air. When the going gets tough in a project as it inevitably does at some stage, Techex always pulls out the stops.
    Arshad Rasul, Blue Octagon Ltd.Technology consultant to Comux UK.
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Haivision
Appear TV
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