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Path 1 to unveil Vx8000 video-over-IP gateway

Path 1 Network Technologies will demonstrate the newest addition to its suite of video-over-IP gateways at NAB2005.

Using Pro-MPEG standards (COP 3) for Forward Error Correction, the Vx8000 will be set up in a live network scenario to carry broadcast-quality MPEG-4 video from an external location to the Path 1 booth over a fiber-optic IP network.

The company will combine its long-haul Cx1000 products with equipment and content from other broadcast equipment providers to demonstrate the viability and benefits of video over IP in different network applications.

Other highlights include:

  • Contribution and distribution of live HD video over IP in sports and newsgathering applications
  • IP to IP conditioning for new MPEG-4 applications
  • Vx8000 Video over IP Gateway - carrier-class, multi-port, bi-directional IP video gateway for live broadcast applications
  • Standards-based Forward Error Correction (Pro-MPEG COP 3)
  • HD x1000 - 4:2:2 MPEG-2 HD encoder/decoder integrated with a Path 1 video over IP gateway
  • IP backhaul for delivering video content to teleport uplink facilities
  • Live Mobile TV - distribution of live video content to wireless and mobile devices
  • Expanded professional services offerings including network design services and consulting for migration of legacy infrastructure to IP

For more information, visit booth SU11533 or go to

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