Scopus Sat Receivers Being Used by Record Number of Stations

Scopus Video Systems said that more than 500 of its IRD-2900 digital satellite receivers are being used by U.S. television stations, a deployment milestone for the company.

“Scopus is being chosen for innovative digital initiatives taking place in the North American broadcast market today,” said Carlo Basile, president of Scopus Video Networks’ U.S. operations. “We’re excited to be part of the booming digital growth phase that the global broadcast market is experiencing, and we look forward to supporting broadcasters’ future visions with our leading-edge products and solutions.”

The IRD-2900 provides a digital front end, along with a professional MPEG-2 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 decoder along with an IP interface. It has both digital and analog output interfaces and accommodates VBI signals. The unit is remotely controlled via a Web-based interface.