COLOGNE, Germany, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ANGA COM 2013 – German video service provider, ROPA Television, has selected the ST-6000 Series video transcoder from ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS). ROPA selected the ST-6000 to deliver multichannel content to its customers while boosting bandwidth and reducing operational costs through high-channel density and transcoding efficiency.
The ST-6000 Series became part of the ARRIS portfolio through the company's acquisition of Motorola Home. ARRIS combines world-class solutions for the entire video delivery chain by integrating innovative technologies across the cloud, network and home.
The ST-6000 enables video service providers like ROPA to offer a broader range of high-quality video services to support evolving customer needs and headend requirements. The transcoder achieves this through video delivery in three, six or even 12 channel configurations.
Compared to single-channel transcoding solutions, the ST-6000 offers several key benefits:
- Bandwidth savings (in 3, 6, or 12 channel configurations)
- 80 percent reduction in power consumption
- 90 percent savings in overall space requirements (1RU)
- Video thumbnail generation