SOURCE: IneoQuest Technologies

IneoQuest Technologies

July 12, 2010 05:00 ET

IneoQuest Introduces New DVB-T Analysis Solution, Setting Industry Price Performance Benchmark for End-to-End DTT Coverage

MANSFIELD, MA--(Marketwire - July 12, 2010) -  IneoQuest Technologies, Inc., the global provider of advanced video quality and service assurance solutions, today announced the new Cricket™ DVB-T monitoring probe, a powerful yet cost-effective system for continuous real-time verification of digital terrestrial television distribution. This highly advanced probe is the latest addition to the comprehensive Cricket portfolio and, when coupled with the established IneoQuest ASI and IP probes, provides a welcome DVB-T extension to enable the full end-to-end monitoring of DTT networks.

About Cricket DVB-T

The Cricket DVB-T is a remote DVB-T and MPEG monitoring and analysis tool that enables digital terrestrial operators to monitor, analyze, debug and resolve video quality issues at transmitter sites or the subscriber premise. This completely new RF intelligent network probe features high-end capabilities such as advanced physical layer measurements. The Cricket can be used as a stand-alone field diagnostic probe or linked to the award-winning IneoQuest video management system for centralized monitoring and diagnostics of an entire DTT infrastructure.

Features include:

  • Remote monitoring of multiple MPEG transport streams and RF channel metrics simultaneously
  • Modulation support for QPSK, QAM16 and QAM64
  • Advanced RF metrics including Constellation diagram, power level, frequency offset, symbol rate offset, BER and MER
  • MPEG measurements and analysis to the PID level with flexible alarm template configuration and error detection according to TR 101 290
  • Integration with iVMS™ video management system for program correlation through the entire network and a simple, web-based user interface for direct operation in the field

"Cricket DVB-T was designed to help DTT providers deliver the highest possible viewer quality at the best price performance point," explained Stuart Newton, general manager for IneoQuest Technologies EMEA. "With the current and forecasted increase in digital terrestrial deployments globally, the new DVB-T Cricket coupled with the IneoQuest video management system provides a comprehensive and cost-effective way to monitor the entire DTT infrastructure. Operators now have access to the most comprehensive wide-scale, centrally-managed video monitoring capability for DTT."

IneoQuest is now accepting requests to demonstrate the new Cricket DVB-T. To reserve your demo time or to obtain pricing and availability information, please go to IneoQuest Information link

For more information about Cricket DVB-T, visit http://www.ineoquest.com/DVB-T-monitoring-cricket

About IneoQuest Technologies

IneoQuest empowers service providers and broadcasters to offer viewers high program availability and quality across television, Internet and mobile devices. IneoQuest delivers award-winning solutions to monitor, analyze and troubleshoot video network performance enabling its customers to leverage from industry recommended practices and key indicators such as Program Availability. Whether offering traditional video or advanced services like 3D television, adaptive streaming or video on demand, IneoQuest's portfolio of products helps providers manage service level agreements and control operational costs. As proponents of techniques and metrics that further quality of experience (QoE) and quality of service (QoS), IneoQuest contributed to the development of the SCTE 168 2010 Recommended Practices and developed the patented Media Delivery Index (MDI).

Headquartered in Mansfield, Massachusetts, IneoQuest has sales operations in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. More information is available at www.IneoQuest.com.

Contact Information

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