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Scopus introduces Piccolo for digital simulcast
Scopus Video Networks has introduced Piccolo — an integrated "headend-in-a-box" solution for digital simulcasting. This all-in-one system, which integrates all the key video processing elements for digital simulcast, is ideal for cable operators.
Piccolo integrates, in a small rack enclosure, real-time MPEG encoding, grooming, rate shaping, splicing and edge decoding functions working with a single network management system. The system employs the Scopus UE-9240 — four MPEG-2 encoders in a 1RU platform, the IVG-7000 digital video processor and the UID-2912 high-density edge decoder — all integrated with the NMS-4000 network management system.
For more information, visit www.scopus.net.