View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
  2. Data Centre
January 8, 2009

JF Broadcasting deploys compressed stream server from Harris

Enables to insert local commercial and infomercials directly into stations ASI network

By CBR Staff Writer

JF Broadcasting has deployed Digital Turnaround Processor DTP-300 compressed stream server from Harris to localize encoded network feeds carried by two of its TV stations – KWSD-DT and KAUN-DT, without leaving the compressed domain.

According to Harris, the DTP-300 compressed stream server is expected to enable JF Broadcasting to insert local commercials and infomercials directly into its stations’ respective, compressed, ASI network feeds as they’re received via satellite in real time.

With the DTP-300, all signals remain in the compressed domain, without the need to decode them back to baseband SDI or to subsequently re-encode them. The compressed domain preserves original encoding decisions for uncompromised signal quality. The DTP-300 has an on-board server with a running playlist that works in conjunction with SCTE-35 triggers to insert pre-encoded content into the compressed program stream frame. Content insertion occurs accurately, without operator intervention or monitoring.

Tim Thorsteinson, president of Harris Broadcast Communications, said: While this would be a daunting challenge if done manually, the DTP-300 automates the insertion of all locally relevant content, services and channel branding to multiple pre-encoded HD and SD streams in a real-time, frame-accurate and cost-effective manner.

Content from our partners
DTX Manchester welcomes leading tech talent from across the region and beyond
The hidden complexities of deploying AI in your business
When it comes to AI, remember not every problem is a nail

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU