04.10.2008 08:05 AM
On Call Communications to roll out QuickSPOT HD SNG system

On Call Communications will debut its QuickSPOT HD IP satellite newsgathering (SNG) system at NAB2008.

Featuring Envivio's new 4Caster HD30 MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) HD video encoder, the system will transmit 720p and 1080i formatted HD video content in data streams as low as 5.25Mb/s.

On Call's integrated hardware and satellite service lets broadcasters contribute HD news at a lower cost compared to conventional HD satellite transmissions. QuickSPOT users can choose from on-demand, space segment billed per minute or prescheduled service. HD access is as low as $10 per minute.

On Call selected Envivio for its video quality with low latency. The new Envivio HD30 can send high-quality HD feeds at data rates similar to those used currently for MPEG-2 SD services. Over DVB-ASI interfaces, the system achieves a latency of 300ms, which makes the service appropriate for interactive news applications.

See On Call Communications in NAB booth OE346, or visit www.occsat.com.

See Envivio in NAB booth SU13205, or visit www.envivio.com.

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