Editor ©RapidTVNews | 08-09-2011

Video on demand (VOD) and streaming solutions and service infrastructure provider Anevia, has launched a new modular and high density IPTV head-end product.

The new Flamingo XL is designed to capture live TV from satellite TV, cable TV, digital terrestrial (DTT) and analogue sources before streaming it over IP networks to set-top boxes, PCs, or other IP connected TV devices.

It is based on based upon a modular 4U rack hardware platform that aims to simplify IPTV head-end configurations and reduce costs related to system infrastructure and energy consumption. The device can host up to 40 hot-swappable cards per unit with two tuners each for a total of up to 400 streamed channels.

A range of video input cards are available for the different sources and CAM cards are also available for third-party CAS/DRM systems. Additional software-based options include a mosaic menu generator, re-scrambling, and web radio broadcasting.