Tektronix to be Awarded 7th Emmy
Real-time Transport Stream Monitoring for ATSC & DVB Conformance Award Will Go to Tektronix for MPEG-2 Contributions
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BEAVERTON, Ore.

Tektronix, Inc. , a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced the company will receive a Technology & Engineering Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) for "Real-time Transport Stream Monitoring for ATSC & DVB Conformance." The award recognizes the contribution of Tektronix for MPEG-2 monitoring and analysis. This will be the seventh Emmy awarded to Tektronix, demonstrating our strong history of providing innovative technologies for the television and film industries.

MPEG-2 is a key technology in the new digital world with products widely used today in a variety of content delivery and consumer electronics applications. Networks, distribution channels and consumers benefit from this technology by receiving reliable, compressed video and audio content for viewing with high confidence of proper decoding.

The Tektronix MPEG products including the MTM400 MPEG Transport Stream Monitor and MTS400 Series MPEG Analyzers are widely used by technical and operations staff in broadcast television networks, cable and satellite program providers, satellite teleports, mobile truck uplinks, digital television stations, IPTV operators, and other facilities supporting content delivery worldwide. Networks, distribution channels, terrestrial DTV stations and consumers benefit from this technology by receiving reliable compressed television programs for viewing with high confidence of proper decoding.

"Tektronix has been and continues to be a pioneer in the television and video industries," said Arif Kareem, Vice President, Video Product Line, Tektronix. "We are honored to once again be selected for a Technology & Engineering Emmy Award, this time for contributions to MPEG-2 transport stream monitoring and analysis. This is the seventh Emmy to be awarded to Tektronix, reflecting the continuous innovation at the company."

The 58th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards will be presented by the National Television Academy the CES show in January 2008.

About the MTM400

The Tektronix MTM400 Transport Stream Monitor is a scalable solution that detects systems degradation and enables operators to easily perform diagnostics and rapidly pinpoint problems, reducing time to insight and increasing network reliability. The product enables network-wide integrated RF, IP & MPEG 24x7 monitoring, scaleable from confidence monitoring to diagnostic analysis.

About the MTS400

The Tektronix MTS400 series offers the most innovative, fastest, accurate and broadest range of easy to use and easy to understand solutions for analyzing and isolating problems with compressed video products or services used in cable, satellite, terrestrial, fixed and mobile networks.

About Tektronix

Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries -- as well as military/aerospace, consumer electronics, education and a broad range of other industries worldwide. With 60 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks, advanced and pervasive technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is http://www.tektronix.com/.

Tektronix is a registered trademark of Tektronix, Inc. All other trade names referenced are the service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: beth.p.woodward@tektronix.com

SOURCE: Tektronix, Inc.

CONTACT: Gary Grossman of Tektronix, Inc., +1-503-627-1097,
gary.grossman@tektronix.com


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