10 Sep 2015

DVB-T2 set-top boxes support high efficiency video coding

Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology, a global provider of smart home solutions, has launched its new range of DVB-T2 High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) solutions which supports a variety of features and offers operators a new generation of future-proof terrestrial receivers.

HEVC – the new video compression standard and successor of the current H.264/MPEG-4 AVC standard – is able to either obtain a much better image quality with the same bit rate or achieve higher data compression while maintaining image quality by halving the file size. As a new standard that allows for better compression, HEVC guarantees that boxes deployed today will work on the systems of tomorrow.

Skyworth’s solution provides end-users with an advanced and inexpensive way to access the new channels enabled by the network immediately.

“Germany is taking the lead in migrating from DVB-T to DVB-T2 with HEVC and other countries are expected to follow,” said Angélique Boissy, VP Global Sales at Skyworth Digital. “With Germany making this commitment to the DVB-T2/HEVC network and enabling HD on DTT in the country for the first time, this is the perfect time to make our solution available.”

In addition to focusing on the terrestrial market, this new series of receivers will also be available with a number of conditional access platforms and middleware options. The DVB-T2 HEVC solutions feature internet access for streaming content and USB-PVR for recording.

Most popular news in Broadcast technology

Successful Carrier ID management interoperability test
MultTV launches IPTV service in Brazil
VadaTech unveils suite of video encoder/decoder modules
Emergency alerting starter kit for broadcasters launched
AR/VR headsets shipments set to grow throughout 2017

All news in this channel | All news

Share this page

Want more like this? Register for our newsletter

Fans in Digital Signage Players Are a Lose/Lose Proposition Jeff Hastings | BrightSign LLC
Fans in Digital Signage Players Are a Lose/Lose Proposition
Jeff Hastings of BrightSign has some interesting ideas on why fans should not be used in digital signage, and how to avoid using them.
Online - Effective Vector Network Analyzer Measurements
How to make effective VNA measurements at RF and microwave frequencies

More training courses

Radio-Electronics.com is operated and owned by Adrio Communications Ltd and edited by Ian Poole. All information is © Adrio Communications Ltd and may not be copied except for individual personal use. This includes copying material in whatever form into website pages. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on Radio-Electronics.com, no liability is accepted for any consequences of using it. This site uses cookies. By using this site, these terms including the use of cookies are accepted. More explanation can be found in our Privacy Policy