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SES Transmits First ULTRA HD Signal By New Standard

SES Transmits First ULTRA HD Signal By New Standard | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

Luxemburg has hosted SES Industry Days, where world’s leading satellite operator SES, together with its partners Harmonics and Broadcom Corporation carried out the transmission of the first Ultra HD signal by HEVC standard, via ASTRA satellite(19,2° E).

 

Compared with the standard MPEG-4, HEVC is 50% more efficient.

 

DVB-S2 satellite communication standard has been used for the transmission of the Ultra HD signal at the 20 Mb/sec rate.

 

According  to the company representatives, this was the first live video-transmission of Ultra HD(3840 x 2160 pixels) by HEVC standard, while previously only H.264 had been used.

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Ultra HD Heads to the Living Room with Broadcom’s Video Technology

Ultra HD Heads to the Living Room with Broadcom’s Video Technology | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broadcom has unveiled the BCM7445, a video decoder system-on-a-chip targeted to reside in digital media gateway devices found in multi-screen, connected homes.

 

With a demo today at the TV Connect trade show in London, Broadcom is helping to push consumer adoption of Ultra HD by integrating the latest MPEG H.265 High Efficiency Video Codec technology into the device.

 

Broadcom Website:

http://www.broadcom.com/press/release.php?id=s732069

 

About Broadcom BCM7445:

http://www.broadcom.com/products/Cable/Cable-Set-Top-Box-Solutions/BCM7445

 

 

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Broadcom CTO on UHDTV and Wi-Fi in Everything

Broadcom CTO on UHDTV and Wi-Fi in Everything | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

Henry Samueli, co-founder and CTO of Broadcom, sees Ultra HDTV, gigabit wireless and "Wi-Fi in everything" as the key trends at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

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Broadcom unveils first Ultra HD TV home gateway chip

Broadcom unveils first Ultra HD TV home gateway chip | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

Broadcom's new home gateway chips will transfer 4K video efficiently across the network and the home.

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SES, Broadcom and Harmonic Demonstrate First Ultra HD/HEVC Satellite Transmission

SES, Broadcom and Harmonic Demonstrate First Ultra HD/HEVC Satellite Transmission | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


SES, a leading satellite operator, together with its partners Harmonic, a video delivery infrastructure specialist, and Broadcom Corporation, a multimedia chip designer, said recently that they have pioneered the first Ultra HD transmission in the new HEVC standard live from an Astra satellite at 19.2° East.


The end-to-end demonstration which was presented at the SES Industry Days in Luxembourg used Harmonic's ProMedia Xpress and a HEVC decoder reference-design system based on Broadcom's BCM7445 device for receiving HEVC encoded ultra HD television transmission.


The signal was broadcast in DVB-S2 using a data rate of 20Mb/s.


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Ultra High Definition Television (UltraHD TV) Video Decoder Solution - BCM7445 | Broadcom

Ultra High Definition Television (UltraHD TV) Video Decoder Solution - BCM7445 | Broadcom | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

Broadcom's BCM7445 is the world's first Ultra High Definition Television (UltraHD TV) video decoder solution on the market.

 

The BCM7445 is the first step to delivering UltraHD TV into the home with the performance and picture quality needed for the evolution in multi-screen connected home entertainment.

 

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