Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Thales unveils COBALT DVB-H analyzer
At IBC2005, Thales introduced the COBALT DVB-H analyzer, a quality of service analysis tool for mobile operators and broadcasters involved in DVB-H mobile video delivery trials or introductions.
COBALT combines MPEG-2 transport stream analysis and IP testing, which is key to the quick isolation and troubleshooting of errors related to IP data encapsulation into MPEG-2 transport streams. DVB-H requires adequate time-slicing and error resilience mechanisms, so COBALT characterizes and accurately measures the size and jitter of the different bursts, as well as the properties of the FEC mechanisms used.
For more information, visit www.thales-bm.com.
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