02.08.2006 04:03 PM
Paxson standardizes on Harris's Leitch DTP turnaround processor

Paxson Communications will standardize on the Leitch DTP turnaround processor throughout its nationwide broadcast television distribution system.

Paxson has ordered 56 DTP-220 systems to support its group of television stations, 52 of which are currently on the air in digital.

The DTP is an MPEG-2 compressed stream processor that allows broadcasters to overlay graphics and logos on pre-compressed HD and SD streams inexpensively. Working entirely in the compressed domain, the DTP enables broadcasters to decrease storage requirements, lower distribution costs and streamline operations as a result of having smaller files and narrower pipes to manage.

The DTP provides MPEG-2 switching and stat mux for one HD program combined with two SD programs, or up to six SD programs, and offers broadcasters many unique benefits. Complete control of the DTP is possible via IP connections. The DTP allows a remotely encoded DTV signal to be localized with such applications as logo overlays, crawls, time and temperature, stock information, and local weather and news, enabling content owners to derive additional revenue from their national content by making it more relevant to local audiences.

For more information, visit www.paxson.com, www.leitch.com and www.harris.com.

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