DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR), a leading provider of television, audio and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced the introduction of a new product designed to allow IPTV operators to easily integrate satellite and local digital HD signals to their programming line up.
Based on WEGENER's professional line of video headend equipment, the DTV 720 Transport Stream Multicaster allows video headend operators to seamlessly and efficiently repackage live programming for IPTV services. The DTV 720 accepts inputs from satellite receivers and local off-air antennae.
The DTV 720 can be equipped with up to four (4) ASI inputs to process live satellite feeds and up to (2) internal 8VSB and QAM tuners for local off-air broadcast TV signals. Streamline video headend equipment needs with the minimal one rack unit design and IPTV-friendly 10/100/1000 Base T (GigE) output.document.write('');
The WEGENER DTV 720 can build up to sixteen (16) IP multicast transport streams from ASI and 8VSB inputs, with each IP multicast transport stream containing one (1) program.
Operations are fast and easy with an integrated web browser which provides a user-friendly interface for selecting programs for multicasts, assigning multicast addresses, monitoring system parameters and updating software applications. Save and recall stored configurations using the web browser interface for quick parameter changes.
"The DTV 720 offers an efficient, cost-effective method for IPTV headends to enhance their product offerings by enabling easy integration of additional local programming," stated Kamy Merithew, VP of Marketing for WEGENER. "It is a great addition to our professional video headend product line."
For more information, visit WEGENER at Telco TV booth #301 or visit our website www.wegener.com.
WEGENER (Wegener Communications, Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR), is an international provider of digital solutions for video, audio, and IP data networks. Applications include IP data delivery, broadcast television, cable television, radio networks, business television, distance education, business music and financial information distribution. COMPEL, WEGENER's patented network control system provides networks with unparalleled ability to regionalize programming and commercials. COMPEL network control capability is integrated into WEGENER digital satellite receivers. WEGENER can be reached at +1.770.814.4000 or on the World Wide Web at www.wegener.com.
COMPEL, MEDIAPLAN, ENVOY, UNITY, and iPUMP are trademarks of WEGENER Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and the Company intends that such forward- looking statements are subject to the safe harbors created thereby. Forward- looking statements may be identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "projects," "plans," "anticipates," and similar expressions, and include, for example, statements relating to expectations regarding future sales, income and cash flows. Forward-looking statements are based upon the Company's current expectations and assumptions, which are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to: customer acceptance and effectiveness of recently introduced products, development of additional business for the Company's digital video and audio transmission product lines, effectiveness of the sales organization, the successful development and introduction of new products in the future, delays in the conversion by private and broadcast networks to next generation digital broadcast equipment, acceptance by various networks of standards for digital broadcasting, the Company's liquidity position and capital resources, general market conditions which may not improve during fiscal year 2007 and beyond, and success of the Company's research and development efforts aimed at developing new products. Discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties are provided in detail in the Company's periodic filings with the SEC, including the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results could differ materially from expected results. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statement was made. The Company does not undertake and specifically disclaims any obligation to update any forward- looking statements.
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