Bridge Technologies 2009 NAB Show Preview

Bridge Technologies

Booth SU4412/ N2530

Company Overview

Bridge Technologies Co. AS ( designs, develops, and manufactures advanced analysis, measurement, and monitoring solutions for the digital Broadcast and Telecommunications industries. The award-winning VideoBRIDGE series provides an advanced industrial platform for converging TV services employing stream-based IP packets. Compatible with all major stream-based industrial standards such as MPEG2, H.264/AVC, and ETSI TR 101 290, the VideoBRIDGE series offers a complete end-to-end system for the continuous quality assurance of a network containing streaming media services.

A privately held company with headquarters in Oslo, Norway, Bridge Technologies has worldwide sales and marketing operations through business partners in the European, U.S., and Asian markets. Bridge Technologies was founded and is led by a team combining expertise from the Broadcast, Telecommunications, and Media industries.

Bridge Technologies’ New Products on Display at the 2009 NAB Show

VB270 Module

Bridge Technologies introduces the VB270, a new QPSK module with both DVB-S and DVB-S2 demodulation. Up to two VB270s can be supported by the VB220 and VB120 IP-PROBES for TR 101 290-based monitoring and alarming in satellite-based distribution networks. The VB270’s QPSK capabilities include DiSEqC 2.x compliance, SNR and BER monitoring, analog RF carrier signal level measurements, built-in general purpose alarm relay (GPI), and configurable round-robin transponder testing. The VB270 operates at 10-30 Msymb for DVB-S and DVB-S2 (LDPC/BCH), has one RF input F connection and two ASI 75-ohm outputs for ad-hoc ASI connections, and is fully controllable via backplane by VB220 or VB210.

v4.0 Software Release

Bridge Technologies’ v4.0 software release introduces dramatic expansion of the feature set of all videoBRIDGE devices and the ability to make real-time comparisons between different input interfaces.