Cable Technology Feature Article
LEIGHTRONIX Intros LuxeVision ipMerge IPTV Platform
By Jyothi Shanbhag, TMCnet Contributor
The television industry is changing quickly, and IPTV (News - Alert) is on the rise, with people using broadband connections to avail many services. Transmitted over Internet Protocol, IPTV has the ability to tailor ads and television to the interests of an individual viewer.
Recently, LEIGHTRONIX announced the new LuxeVision ipMerge platform, a suite of digital video, audio, and control technologies designed to create an interactive television experience.
According to the company, the new LuxeVision ipMerge platform is the first available all-in-one IPTV solution starting at under $20,000 and is suitable for variety of industries, including K-12 education, campus residence halls, healthcare facilities, hospitality installations, multi-dwelling units, and corporate installations.
Supporting 50 to 500 TV end points within a single system, LuxeVision ipMerge aims to deliver an all-in-one solution that comprises an application server with customizable middleware, a multi-channel video-on-demand server, and a multi-channel multicast server within a one rack unit platform.
The application server also allows customers to store their user settings and preferences and provides a resource management function. In addition, sever middleware allows system operators to deliver customized navigation and information services to TV end points using a standard browser interface.
The system is particularly built to fit in with one or any combination of transport technologies, allowing providers to utilize their existing DSL/PON, Ethernet, and even cable infrastructures simply by adding LuxeVision edgeQAM technology.
With the LuxeVision and LuxeVision ipMerge solutions, providers also have the choice of a fully customizable graphics or text-based interface and home page.
With these solutions, LEIGHTRONIX said, the company hopes to continue to to set standards in product value and versatility that exceed customer expectations in both product performance and support.
Edited by Blaise McNamee