ENENSYS Technologies is proud to present its ATSC 3.0 delivery solution based on innovative and virtualized products – MediaCast (Delivery and Signaling server) and SmartGate (Broadcast Gateway) – and TestTree NEXTGEN TV Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) monitoring with StreamProbe and EdgeProbe.
Already used for two years by many broadcasters in ATSC3 .0 field trials, the solution is now part of, at least, two NextGen TV commercial broadcasting:
•Edge Networks has selected ENENSYS to roll out Evoca, an innovative hybrid over-the-air NEXTGEN TV and Internet TV service. Using a classical OTA (over the air) TV antenna and a dedicated smart TV receiver and addresses the needs of customers in small and mid-sized markets.
•Univision Communications has chosen ENENSYS Technologies solution to launch one of its first commercial ATSC 3.0 / NextGen TV station. This happened as a result of the joint participation of the two companies and their active roles in the Pearl TV organization’s NEXTGEN TV Phoenix Model Market.
With the fully-virtualized MediaCast Route/MMTP & Signaling server and SmartGate ATSC 3.0 Gateway, ENENSYS can deliver all required services. These include Live linear services which incorporate innovative features such as Targeted Ad insertion, Non Real Time (NRT) support and push of content (interactive applications, Push VOD services, Traffic information, Weather forecast, etc.), managing Electronic Service Guide (ESG) delivery as well as Advanced Emergency Alert (AEA).
TestTree’s StreamProbe provides complete QoE monitoring for NEXTGEN TV content, throughout the entire video processing chain. StreamProbe monitors Video and Audio QoE artifacts 24/7, including but not limited to: black screens, video freeze, audio silences and audio levels. Thanks to StreamProbe Live Thumbnail Mosaic, broadcasters have a central point to supervise their entire content quality and availability for ATSC 1.0, ATSC 3.0 and broadband networks.
TestTree has enhanced its EdgeProbe ATSC product to include content and services monitoring, including PLP structure and channel resource monitoring particularly relevant in case of channel sharing scenario (“Lighthouse” scenario).
To allow Broadcaster to perform coverage tests, TestTree also provides its dedicated product: ReFeree 3: ATSC 3.0 & ATSC 1.0 RF quality measurement and live content checking, resource allocation analysis and linear video/audio service decoding.
Fully software-based, solutions can be easily deployed on a dedicated server or run on public, private or hybrid cloud servers – saving cost and space while benefiting from virtual environment scalability and speedy recovery with appropriate business models (SaaS oriented, based on a mix of CAPEX and OPEX models…).
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