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In advance of NAB 2017, encoding specialist VITEC is prepping a series of advanced demos.

VITEC house of worshipThe company will showcase its integrated IPTV and digital signage platform, EZ TV 8.0; a new generation of its HEVC codec for the MGW Ace end-to-end 4:2:2 HEVC encoder and decoder solution; a 4K HEVC MGW Vision encoder; and its House of Worship Multi-Site Streaming Solution.

“VITEC continues to successfully lead the HEVC revolution in sports, enterprise, federal and field contribution applications,” said Philippe Wetzel, CEO of VITEC. “We look forward to demonstrating new technology developments for our video streaming solutions and appliances that continue to set the benchmark for quality, latency, and reliability.”

The EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage platform has been built for in-house distribution of TV feeds and private video content, and for managing IPTV streams and digital signage campaigns in sports venues. The second- generation HEVC codec (GEN2) powering its MGW Ace encoder -- a portable HEVC hardware-based encoder. In addition to offering HEVC bandwidth-efficient compression, the MGW Ace Encoder offers H.264 encoding capabilities to support legacy applications.

The MGW Vision meanwhile delivers an UHD IPTV contribution solution for several markets including broadcasting, in-house IPTV and enterprise. It provides one channel of 4K or four channels of HD. When paired with the MGW Decoder, the solution enables 4K60p 4:2:2 10 bits point-to-point streaming.

And finally, VITEC's House of Worship Streaming Solution is now integrated with the ProVideoServer. This integration allows churches to easily record one or more high quality encoded streams from the main campus, complete with embedded time code and multi-channel audio, and play back those streams at the satellite campus at any time.