vsn to introduce version3 of the content exchange over IP solution in Las Vegas, now featuring HD
This revolutionary technology is changing the way how TV Stations and content providers exchange their main assets and materials. vsn will present the newest version of vsnIPTransfer at NAB, which is rapidly getting a strong hold on diverse markets.
Basically, in Spain most of broadcasters and carriers have already accomplished diverse and exhaustive tests with excellent results. Different groups such as TDI, Vocento and Localia among others, have already begun to operate their contribution content exchange.
Via vsnIPTransfer, reaching amazing operational cost reductions. The main Latin American TV Networks are already testing this new technology. Specifically with their minds and targets set on the next Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, where the Spanish company will deploy a large local support operation and remote assistance to ensure transmissions' reliability of clients and operators.
The main improvement of the new version is the operative flexibility capable to integrate with any standard format (including now MXF, QT-MOV, etc.) previously to download. The latest addition for version 3 is the support for all MPG2 HL Codecs (HDV, XDCAM HD, etc.). Other HD formats will be supported shortly in the upcoming versions. A perfect integration is guaranteed under any existing workflow, while, at the same time, total compatibility with customers' existing servers.
With vsnIPTransfer, loading and downloading processes are largely reduced, reaching the point of transferring direct signals through an ADSL standard line, with an efficient treatment of available bandwith. All content search and selection is done through an interface that access the metadata directly embedded in the content and its “proxy” version (low resolution), before real time transfers.
The technology presented by vsn in 2008 incorporates the latest advances in encoding and decoding, video compression, signal treatment, and IP transfer; all of it managed by a very intuitive and simple GUI. The software can also manage the associated administration process to commercialize contents. Likewise, it includes an extremely powerful statistics tool. As of today, version 2 allows point to point transfers, or, as an alternative, the management through a central server system (normally done by Web), either proprietary, or hosted by vsn.
Main customers for the IP transfer system are network broadcasters, news agencies, independent TV stations, news bureaus, companies with a broad AV content catalog, etc.