The criteria for selecting a digital compression
system is fairly subjective," said Ray Reynolds, national manager of technical operations at ABC Television.
Two years later, with digital compression
in place, the number of receivers reached 42,000.
It's not surprising that the cable industry is in a rush to get digital compression
up and running.
According to Decathlon, the costs of installing its digital compression
equipment are lower than those of an analog wired cable system.
is the leading developer of digital compression
equipment for the wireless cable television industry.
The company's primary strategies are directed toward conditional access for pay-per- view, interactive and digital compression
technologies on a global basis.
Elmar Huelsmann, managing director for FUBA, said: "We have been very pleased to work with TV/COM to develop a digital compression
infrastructure for Germany, Europe's largest TV market.
Scientific-Atlanta simultaneously obtained a separate license for General Instrument's proprietary digital compression
TV/COM is suggesting the establishment of the NADG, which is to be modeled after Europe's Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) group, to create and implement specifications for a modern, up-to-date digital compression
system that is completely in compliance with the MPEG-2 standard.
Digital's video server architecture and GI's DigiCipher II digital compression
technology to accelerate market penetration of interactive
Personeta, a leading provider of next generation network service platforms and IMS application servers, and Veraz Networks, a leading global provider of voice over IP (VoIP) softswitches, media gateways and digital compression
products, today announced the successful completion of integration and interoperability testing.
Prospect is intended primarily to be a market test to determine what customers will want when digital compression
technology -- the information superhighway -- is a reality and hundreds of channels will be available," Hess said.
MHSP), the largest simulcaster of live horse and greyhound racing events to off-track betting patrons in North America, will use Scientific-Atlanta's (NYSE: SFA) new MPEG digital compression
system to deliver racing events to over 700 off-track (OTB) locations in North America.
CHICAGO, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- General Instrument Corporation (NYSE: GIC) announced today that PCTV (Productora y Comercializadora de Television, SA de CV), Mexico's cable programming consortium that reaches the largest base of cable customers in Mexico, launched its digital TV on February 1, employing the DigiCipher(R) digital compression
Built on a rich heritage of delivering carrier-grade products to over 700 customers in 140 countries, Veraz offers complete solutions to both established and greenfield carriers worldwide through its softswitch, media gateway, and digital compression