PSI Broadcasting Deploys MPEG-4 Video TV Service with Evertz Solutions

The Evertz Microsystems compression solution has been deployed to power the High Quality Video Encoding System at PSI (Poly Satellite Industry) Broadcasting Head End facility, based in Bangkok. PSI is the largest satellite factory in Thailand.

In addition to using the Evertz 3480TXE platform for high quality MPEG-2 and H.264 video compression, PSI’s state-of-the-art video head end facility also uses Evertz unified multi-codec statistical multiplexing, IP switches and advanced VistaLINK PRO Compression System Manager NMS for seamless redundancy and customized operator experience. The superior integrated encoding platform and highly reliable Evertz solution empowers PSI with an enhanced Satellite TV offering including additional services at lower operating costs. PSI is a worldwide leader in the production and distribution of equipment used in communication systems.

“We have always been the leaders in Video Quality and we’re glad to partner with Evertz because the superior 3480 encoders have proven to have the best video quality at the highest density. We looked at various vendors and options and chose Evertz as they were able to perfectly match our requirements with the best complete and cost-effective solution,” said Vorasit Lee, CEO at PSI Broadcasting Co. Ltd, Bangkok. “Evertz’ powerful end-to-end solutions with advanced H.264 encoding and statistical multiplexing enabled flexible addition of services at superior quality and considerably lower costs. With improved video quality and next generation technology, we plan to improve existing customer satisfaction and also attract new subscribers.”

“The Evertz Compression portfolio offers products addressing all aspects of Head End operations thereby becoming a unique and elegant turn-key solution for TV operators. Our solutions are scalable, robust, highly customizable and engineered keeping the end user experience in mind,” says Avinash Ramachandran, Manager for Compression Systems at Evertz. “This combined with the highest video quality at the lowest operating costs provides the much needed edge to our customers in today’s competitive market.”

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