Nevion adds signal processing and 4K/UHD JPEG 2000 transport to its Nevion Virtuoso media platform

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Latest update to software-driven platform to be showcased at the NAB Show 2017

Last Updated: April 20, 2017 1:08 pm GMT
(Oslo, Norway--April 20, 2017) Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, has today announced the latest update to its software-driven media platform, Nevion Virtuoso. It includes a host of new and enhanced features for 4K/UHD video transport, signal processing, movie post-production, monitoring and transport stream (TS) adaptation.

More specifically, the latest Nevion Virtuoso software update adds support for JPEG 2000 encoding of UHD/4K video; 2K resolution format for film production; audio embedding/de-embedding; frame synchronization, audio processing, and PTP synchronization; monitoring of SMPTE 2022-6, JPEG 2000 and SD/HD/3G-SDI; and AES encryption.

Launched at IBC 2016, Nevion Virtuoso is designed to meet the challenges of an IP-based live production environment in which the distinction between Local Area Networks (IP in the facilities) and Wide Area Networks (IP in contribution and remote production) is becoming blurred, and where virtualization will play an increasing role.

The functionality of Nevion Virtuoso is largely provided through software, enabling broadcasters and service providers to regularly benefit from enhancements to the capabilities and new functionalities on the platform through licensed software upgrades.

Virtuoso has already been adopted by several broadcasters and service providers for various applications, including most recently Finland’s Digita (digital terrestrial distribution) and Norway’s TV 2 (intra- and inter-facility IP media transport), as well as the major US broadcaster NBC (metro IP transport).

Johnny Dolvik, Nevion’s Chief Product and Development Officer, says: “Broadcasting is being radically transformed by IP technology, and in particular the LAN/WAN convergence is making distributed production a reality. With that in mind, Nevion has designed the Virtuoso to be the most versatile media transport and processing platform in the industry, and this new software update cements its best-in-class reputation. Recent customer-wins underline the fact that the platform resonates positively with broadcasters and service providers”

Nevion will showcase Virtuoso on booth SU5510 at NAB Show 2017 in Las Vegas.

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About Nevion
As the architect of virtualized media production, Nevion provides network and broadcast infrastructure to broadcasters, telecommunication service providers, government agencies and other industries. A pioneer in media transport, Nevion enables the transport and management of professional-quality video, audio and data – in real time, reliably and securely – from the camera to the home. From content production to distribution, Nevion solutions are used to power major sporting and live events across the globe. Some of the world’s largest media groups and telecom service providers use Nevion technology, including AT&T, NBC Universal, Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., NASA, Arqiva, BBC, CCTV, EBU, BT, TDF and Telefonica. For more information please visit www.nevion.com.

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