Helius announces next-generation Mediagate router platform.Helius Inc., a leader in business-class data broadcasting solutions, has announced the next generation of Helius' MediaGate routers, which includes an upgrade to the industry-leading Helius MediaGate 2500 Router and the introduction of two new models. The new models expand the Helius offering to include solutions for one-way satellite, two-way VSAT (Very Small Aperture satellite Terminal) A small earth station for satellite transmission that handles up to 56 Kbits/sec of digital transmission. VSATs that handle the T1 data rate (up to 1.544 Mbits/sec) are called "TSATs. , ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) An international digital television (DTV) standard adopted by the U.S., Canada, South Korea, Taiwan and Argentina. , cable, DSL DSL
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Broadband digital communications connection that operates over standard copper telephone wires. It requires a DSL modem, which splits transmissions into two frequency bands: the lower frequencies for voice (ordinary and other hybrid network In communications, a network made up of equipment from multiple vendors. environments.
"The G4 models are going to revolutionize the way customers think about moving data from headquarters to end points. With these offerings, customers no longer have to choose between satellite and terrestrial options," said Mike Tippets, SVP SVP S'il Vous Plaît (French: Please)
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SVP St Vincent de Paul engineering and product strategy at Helius Inc. "The power of the Helius MediaGate Router is in our flexibility and the G4 products take us to the next level."
The Helius MediaGate Router will continue to support MPEG (Moving Pictures Experts Group) An ISO/ITU standard for compressing digital video. Pronounced "em-peg," it is the universal standard for digital terrestrial, cable and satellite TV, DVDs and digital video recorders (DVRs). 1 and MPEG2 video decode and playback, with the new generation offering support for MPEG4 and high definition (HD) video. As the use of digital signage technology increases in popularity, the requirement to support MPEG4 and high definition is accelerating. Further, distance learning applications are requiring an increased level of video detail requiring MPEG4 and HD picture quality, while the use and utilization of bandwidth can be maximized with the inclusion of MPEG4 support.
"Listening to our customers and delivering a platform that meets their needs is the cornerstone of Helius' success," said Ron Heinz, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Helius Inc. "The G4 release is a direct result of customer feedback and demand for solutions that include high-quality imagery and bandwidth utilization."
The next-generation lineup will include the Helius MediaGate 750 Router, the Helius MediaGate 1550 Router and the Helius MediaGate 2550 Router. Each model will include the broad suite of Helius' patented receiver and router technologies, along with robust application server functionality. Customer availability of the G4 line is Q1 2005. Existing customers who have purchased maintenance contracts will be given the option to upgrade their existing MediaGate Routers to the new G4 for a nominal hardware charge.