It is clear that the emergence and success of OTT delivery indicates a palpable shift away from the traditional mainstay of TV broadcasting. The new age of broadcasting is here. As the broadcast landscape continues to shift into an era where programming is readily accessible and streamed onto almost any digital surface, it is incumbent for any professional broadcaster to consolidate their monitoring and analysis to ensure a transparent operation. The end user requires a trouble free reception and quality of service. A convenient solution comes in the form of the Hamlet Enterprise VX2
The double award winning Hamlet Enterprise VX1 now sees the second generation launch during IBC 2015. The VX2 series portable stream analyzer is smaller, lighter and has second generation firmware installed which is compatible with the VX1 platform. VX1 owners can easily download and update their Gen1 units. Like the VX1 the VX2 has been engineered to provide real time analysis of streaming IP and ASI based services encoded as HEVC, H.264 (MPEG-4 part 10), MPEG-2 and other compression formats, now with OTT, HDSDI, SFP plus RF input and analysis options. The platforms hires intuitive graphical user touch interface allows for dynamic configuration with user definable presets.
This “one-box" approach integrates the essential interfaces to analyze and troubleshoot the end to end service without the needs of clunky dongles and cables. The Enterprise VX2 is also VESA mountable to a fixed bracket or swing-arm for desk-mount or in-rack applications.
According to industry trends, Internet streaming traffic is expected to quadruple within the next two years. As broadcasters and service operators broaden the reach of their digital service to multiple mobile platforms over multiple streaming standards, the Hamlet Enterprise VX2 provides a single compliance surface that ensures these services can be successfully decoded by consumers.
The central processing engine of the Enterprise VX2 supports a wide range of streaming protocols, such as HLS, HDS, LSS, MPEG-DASH in addition to the adaptive bitrate monitoring tools necessary to ensure service compliance.
The Enterprise VX2 also offers both satellite and terrestrial RF monitoring covering world standards. This compact solution is truly an innovative spectrum analyzer ready to receive and monitor ATSC or DVB-5/S2 signals. The RF interface can be added as an expansion interface to the Enterprise and is ideal for mobile/OB van, cable, satellite and terrestrial applications.
Conveniently users can choose to check streams from IP and/or ASI only operation or include OTT, HDSDI and/or RF input operation, SFP inputs, including playback – all in one compact, convenient enclosure. Ideal for installation, studio equipment rooms, OB, mobile, cable, Multi Service Operators, broadcasters, satellite and terrestrial play out service and operations.
Hamlet is well known for offering the very best value for money, support, service and advice. We ensure the end user has the best solution for the job and with new instruments to see during IBC, Hamlet continues to do so.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make you appointment during IBC 2015 Hamlet can be found on 10.C51