June 7, 2013
ARRIS Group, Inc.
(NASDAQ: ARRS), a global leader in entertainment and communications solutions,
today announced the launch of a crucial element in multiscreen work flow with the AVP100 Adaptive Video Packager. The AVP100 delivers high performance live-linear and on-demand packaging for adaptive bit rate video streams, making it an integrated component of the ARRIS end-to-end multiscreen solution including its Secure Media DRM, GT3 Transcoder and VideoFlow Content Management System.
Packaging is necessary for any multiscreen service, which is another reason why the AVP100 comes pre-integrated and is designed as a high-performance platform delivering Adaptive Bit Rate value added services without performance degradation. Service providers now have a cost-effective solution for the fast and scalable deployment of multiscreen services.
"The AVP100 can package up to 50 channels of live video in real time or up to 800 Mb/s of on demand video," said
, President, Network & Cloud, Global Services, ARRIS. "These advanced capabilities are designed for service providers looking for a cost-effective solution with pre-integrated components that allow for the fast and scalable deployment of multiscreen services."
The AVP100 comes in a high-availability 1 Rack Unit package with dual AC or DC, hot-swappable power supplies, and four Gigabit Ethernet ports for data input/output and management control. It is engineered for delivery of HTTP Adaptive Bit Rate video services to any video display device including tablets, PCs, MACs, laptops, IP set-top boxes and smart phones. Accepting any combination of MPEG2 Transport Streams, the AVP100 outputs encrypted chunks of video and HLS manifest files to a web server or CDN for delivery to a variety of multiscreen devices.
"The AVP100 truly gives service providers the multiscreen work flow solution they've been looking for," said McClelland, "It's fully integrated with our multiscreen platform including DRM, transcoding, content management, and next gen IP set-top boxes, creating an unrivaled, complete end-to-end solution."