VITEC Enhances Its Family of Professional-Grade Optibase Portable IPTV Appliances with New Compact IP Encoding and Decoding Platforms

The high-performance MGW Nano is a rugged, professional-grade HD H.264 encoding and streaming appliance featuring low-latency encoding and real-time ISR metadata support. The MGW Micro Premium Decoder is a professional IP Decoder with wide range of output interfaces including HD-SDI, HDMI and Composite video, packaged as a portable, fan-less appliance optimized for mobile application.

Sunnyvale, CA, August 23, 2012 --( VITEC, a worldwide leading provider of powerful digital video, announced the introduction of two new portable Optibase IPTV appliances – the MGW Nano Encoder and the MGW Micro Premium Decoder. VITEC will showcase the new products at the IBC Show in Hall 7, #J31 from September 7 to 11 in the Amsterdam RAI convention center.

VITEC’s Optibase MGW Nano is an industrial-grade, small form factor MPEG H.264 encoding and streaming appliance for portable and stationary applications with minimal space availability. It is designed for low latency dissemination of HD and SD video sources, while retaining critical ISR metadata necessary. The MGW Nano packs a hardware-based encoding and streaming engine offering superb video quality in an ultra-small footprint (36mmH x 139mmW x 118mmD). The unit’s powerful hardware-based VITEC video compression engine encodes and streams HD/SD sources in under 65 mili-seconds, making it the most compact, professional-grade H.264 AVC encoder in the market, optimized for HD streaming from the field for sports/news/live events, tactical video and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions (Full-Motion-Video (FMV) streams MISB/STANAG validated).

VITEC’s new Optibase MGW Micro Premium Decoder is a professional-grade, compact IP decoding appliance for SD and HD MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 H.264 streams. The IPTV decoder features a flexible selection of output interfaces including HD-SDI, SDI, HDMI and Composite video in a fan-less, rugged design suitable for any mission critical application.

Since 1988, VITEC has been a worldwide leading provider of powerful digital video products supporting end-to-end media solutions for Broadcast, Corporate, Education, Government, Industrial, Medical, and Military. By integrating world famous brands including Optibase, Focus, Proxsys, Stradis, Extensor, and Sylon, VITEC now controls the complete video chain with professional-grade products for acquisition, encoding, management, and delivery.
Geol Yeadon