Thomson Broadcast To Launch Two New Ranges of Television Transmitters at IBC 2014


Last Updated: July 14, 2014 2:54 pm GMT
(Conflans Sainte Honorine, France--July 14, 2014) “IBC 2014 is a new challenge for us with the launch of two new ranges of television transmitters to meet customers’ highest expectations in terms of compactness, energy efficiency and signal quality performances. Benefitting from industrial expertise of the group we are also launching new in-house autonomous and green energy transmission system adaptable to any environment. Sharing innovative R&D horizontal programs among the group allows us to develop cutting-edge technology solutions with regard to energy conversion, radio frequency or telecommunications, meeting off-grid sites issues or environmental constraints.”
– Pascal Veillat, President of Thomson Broadcast and Chairman of Arelis Group

On display at the 2014 IBC Show
  • **NEW** Low- power range: Designed for rapid digital television deployment, the new low-power transmitter ranging from 20W to 150W RMS, adapts to any location. This ultra-compact transmitter offers many options such as a built-in 1+1 redundancy to adapt to any SFN or MFN network. Agile over the UHF band, DVB-T and DVB-T2 dualcast, up to 8 PLP’s are supported to allow broadcasters the mix of diverse mobile and fixed services within a single RF channel, delivering maximum efficiency.

  • **NEW** Medium- power range: Offering from 200W to 3kW RMS, the new medium-power range is perfectly suited to the deployment of energy-efficient networks or network extensions. With a modular design, it offers the best cost efficiency accommodating up to 6 completely autonomous 400W transmitters or 3 autonomous 750W transmitters in a unique cabinet. This range features latest advanced technologies for next-generation broadcasting such as MPLP support and dualcast DVB-T/DVB-T2 for easy migrations.

  • **NEW** autonomous solar transmission system: With more than 20 years’ expertise in energy conversion within the Arelis group and 100 years of Thomson digital deployments all over the world, this new offer of autonomous solar transmission system features the best cost-efficient performance for off-grid and green alternative transmission sites. Suited to low-power 4G and broadcast applications this photovoltaic system can be sized to fit to any environment thanks to an autonomous modular design.

Since the earliest years of broadcasting, the Thomson name has been synonymous with expertise and innovation at the highest level. A trusted partner to the world’s leading broadcasters, Thomson has pioneered many developments that have shaped the industry, leading innovation in solid-state technology, Digital Adaptive Pre-correction (DAP), Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM), and Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB); winning multiple Emmy® Awards; and gaining more than 50 patents in technologies that have become fundamental to broadcasting. Thomson Broadcast is building on this great heritage with a market-leading portfolio of transmission products for terrestrial television, radio broadcasting, and state-of-the-art products for scientific applications, combined with world-class systems integration services.

With more than 50,000 active Thomson transmission systems deployed worldwide and a global support presence, Thomson Broadcast continues to forge technologies for the future, with initiatives such as the innovative GreenPower, broadcast/mobile convergence programs and alternative green energies’ uses for transmission systems. In 2012 Thomson Broadcast was acquired by Arelis Group, a French industrial group mainly involved in defense activities. As part of the Arelis Group, Thomson Broadcast has an excellent platform for growth and development as a world-leading manufacturer of television and radio transmitters.


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