VideoPropulsion Ships Cost-Effective Intelligent DVB ASI to IP Gateway for Cable Headends

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VideoPropulsion continues to leverage its expertise in MPEG transport stream processing by launching the FloodGate® Deluge DG-1000, a simple, intelligent, and cost-effective DVB-ASI to IP gateway for cable headends and other MPEG-based digital TV applications.

Simple, Intelligent, Cost-Effective DVB-ASI to IP Gateway

FloodGate Deluge DG-1000

Simple, intelligent, cost-effective DVB-ASI to IP Gateway

VideoPropulsion® (OTC:VPTV) broadens the Company's industry leading FloodGate® family of MPEG-based digital TV headend appliances with the introduction of the Deluge DG-1000 DVB-ASI to IP gateway. The DG-1000 is capable of processing MPEG-2 multiple program transport streams (MPTS) or single program transport streams (SPTS) as input from or output to up to 12 different DVB-ASI sources. The unit allows selection of desired input program(s) per ASI input port, provides optional CBR conversion by specifying a bitrate floor for output, multiplexes the selected streams, and outputs MPTS (or SPTS for single program inputs) via IP multicast on gigabit Ethernet. The DG-1000 is the perfect solution for selecting and converting DVB-ASI source programs to or from multicast IP outputs for MPEG-based digital cable TV headends.

The DG-1000 has a simple and easy to use web-based graphical user interface for configuration and management. It offers visual inspection and selection of input source streams for grooming inbound MPTS, and includes automatic NULL packet stripping (on input) and stuffing (on output) as needed, and optional PSIP pass-through.

"MPEG-based digital cable and other commercial headend operators have been frustrated with the high cost of processing MPEG transport streams from DVB-ASI sources”, said Lee McKenna, Vice President of Marketing for VideoPropulsion. "The DG-1000 sets a new benchmark for the lowest cost per stream in the industry without sacrificing the features needed most by operators.”

The FloodGate Deluge DG-1000 is now shipping and is available direct from VideoPropulsion.

About FloodGate

FloodGate appliances from VideoPropulsion deliver HDTV programming from satellite and cable television MSOs to a variety of hospitality and other vertical markets and support distribution via RF (coax), IPTV (Ethernet), or wireless mobile infrastructures. FloodGate models can automatically encrypt HD channels to meet Hollywood's strict requirements for content protection using standard technologies readily available from commercial hospitality television set and mobile device manufacturers. FloodGate systems can co-exist with most pay-per-view and video on demand systems currently deployed.

About VideoPropulsion

For nearly 40 years, VideoPropulsion has been a world leader in hardware and software for high performance, low cost per stream, digital content manipulation, and has established a reputation for providing unique HDTV, VoD, and IPTV products. The Company offers revolutionary FloodGate satellite and CATV transcryption appliances as well as OEM computer modules and appliances for a variety of applications, including streaming, multiplexing, demultiplexing, modulation, demodulation, transcoding, encryption, and splicing MPEG formatted data.

For further information, contact:
     Kathy Cain
     Vice President of Sales
     255 Info Highway
     Slinger, WI 53086
     (303) 810-8255

VideoPropulsion and FloodGate are registered trademarks of VideoPropulsion
Interactive Television, Inc.

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