Tektronix and Nevion to Showcase Live Video Over IP Readiness
Nevion Demonstrates Interoperability with Tektronix Prism to Monitor SMPTE 2022-6 High Bit Rate Video

BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As the media industry makes the transition to IP, Tektronix, Inc., an industry-leading innovator of video test and monitoring solutions, is working with leading industry players to showcase technology readiness for the migration to live video over IP. At IBC 2016, the new Tektronix Prism hybrid SDI/IP media analysis platform will be used by Nevion, the award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, to demonstrate equipment interoperability. On Nevion's booth (B71 in Hall 1), the Prism platform will be monitoring IP video traffic routed via Nevion's high-performance switches.

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The biggest trend in the industry today is the transition from SDI to more flexible and capable IP networks for applications such as live production. With its unique ability to diagnose and correlate both video and IP errors, Prism bridges the gap between these two worlds allowing broadcasters to smoothly transition to IP. At IBC Tektronix will be demonstrating how Prism supports real-world, multi-vendor IP and SDI environments.

"Nevion has always been an active supporter of open standards and vendor interoperability, something we are demonstrating once again at IBC 2016, both on our booth and elsewhere," said Ms. Janne T. Morstøl, Chief Strategy Officer at Nevion. "We were keen to show how our IP offering for studios, facilities and beyond could work with the Prism platform, which can be used to analyze and diagnose both SDI and IP signal types."

Prism media analysis solution
Prism can monitor a diverse variety of IP statistics as well as video and audio content. It offers a comprehensive feature set and intuitive displays that ensure superior QoS levels across complex broadcast environments involving compressed and uncompressed video transmission through SDI and IP signal paths. Applications include master control rooms, production studios, OB vans, and signal contribution/distribution centers. To learn more, go to: http://www.tek.com/media-analysis-solutions-ip-sdi-infrastructure.

Prism can be seen on the Nevion Stand B71 in Hall 1 and on the Tektronix Stand D41 in hall 10, as well as with other partners and interoperability demonstrations across the show.

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About Nevion

As the architect of virtualized media production, Nevion provides network and broadcast infrastructure to broadcasters, telecommunication service providers, government agencies and other industries. A pioneer in media transport, Nevion enables the transport and management of professional-quality video, audio and data – in real time, reliably and securely – from the camera to the home. From content production to distribution, Nevion solutions are used to power major sporting and live events across the globe. Some of the world's largest media groups and telecom service providers use Nevion technology, including AT&T, NBC Universal, Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., NASA, Arqiva, BBC, CCTV, EBU, BT, TDF and Telefonica.

For more information please visit www.nevion.com. Follow Nevion on Twitter @nevioncorp

About Tektronix

Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix delivers innovative, precise and easy-to-operate test, measurement and monitoring solutions that solve problems, unlock insights and drive discovery. Tektronix has been at the forefront of the digital age for over 70 years. Join us on the journey of innovation at TEK.COM

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