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The Need for Hitless Protection Switching

While being hitless isn’t a path to success for baseball batters (or aspiring rock stars), hitless signals are another thing entirely. Smooth, uninterrupted video and audio streams provide the best possible viewing and listening experiences. Live television broadcasts are very demanding environments for signal transmission and broadcasters have long been interested in technologies that can reduce or eliminate the number and intensity of signal disruptions. ...

Trade Show Previews
Artel to Showcase Three IP Centric Platforms at NAB Show New York

At the 2017 NAB Show New York, Artel will showcase three new IP-Centric platforms, and feature an end-to-end hybrid IP- and fiber-based network specifically designed to address customers’ growing requirements as they migrate from direct fiber to all-IP or hybrid IP/SDI networks. Artel’s exhibit will highlight multimedia delivery, PTP Ethernet switching, and ARQ IP streaming over unmanaged networks. ...

Partner News
Artel Joins RAVENNA Community

Artel Video Systems is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a partnership with RAVENNA®. The ARG Quarra aligns perfectly with RAVENNA’s network requirements and supports customers’ demands for flexibility of standard IT networks on the transport layer. Its embedded PTP support provides the fundamental basis for utmost timing precision, which translates into superior media clock regeneration at the RAVENNA end nodes. ...

Company News
Artel Video Systems Chosen as a Finalist in IABM Design and Innovation Awards 2017

Artel Video Systems is pleased to announce the IABM has chosen Artel Video Systems as an IABM Design & Innovation Awards 2017 Finalist in the Content and Communication Infrastructure category. Attendees are encouraged to stop by Artel's stand (5.A65) at the IBC Show to learn more. ...

Company News
Artel Video Systems Chosen as a Finalist in IABM Design and Innovation Awards 2017

Artel Video Systems is pleased to announce the IABM has chosen Artel Video Systems as an IABM Design & Innovation Awards 2017 Finalist in the Content and Communication Infrastructure category. Attendees are encouraged to stop by Artel's stand (5.A65) at the IBC Show to learn more. ...

Industry News and Trends
Artel Releases White Paper on Seamless Protection Switching

Artel Video Systems publishes white paper, ‘Broadcasters Can’t Miss With Hitless Technology’ detailing technology's abilility to overcome signal degration during short and long term outages. The paper describes seamless protection switching and its ability to provide long-term error correction in a live-television environment. ...

Company News
Artel Acquires ARG ElectroDesign Intellectual Property

Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative real-time multimedia delivery solutions, today announced the acquisition of selected intellectual property from ARG ElectroDesign. The transaction provides Artel with core IP switch technology from the Quarra 1G and 10G IP Switch family. In addition, Artel will take over the Automatic Repeat Query (ARQ) product line, which serves Reliable Internet Streaming Transport (RIST) for video applications. ...

Company News
Artel Establishes Strategic Board of Advisors

Artel Video Systems today announced the establishment of a Board of Advisors and welcomed Brian Cabeceiras and Eric Pfaff as its first members. As technology advances and the uses of multimedia expand beyond the traditional broadcast market, Artel is poised for growth,” said Mike Rizzo, President and CEO, Artel Video Systems. “Brian and Eric have been deeply entrenched in the industry and bring with them the expertise to guide Artel as the company forges a new direction in delivering real-time multimedia to the masses." ...

Partner News
Crystal and Artel Solve Signal Acquisition Challenge for Global News Network

Automated solution simplifies downlink of contribution news feeds for global news channels. Crystal, a provider of advanced software control systems, and Artel, a provider of real-time multimedia delivery solutions, have teamed to solve a vexing signal acquisition challenge for a leading global news network, which consumed valuable staff time in its broadcast center. ...

Trade Show Previews
IBC2017 Preview: Artel to Demonstrate End-to-End Hybrid IP Network

At IBC2017, Artel will showcase an end-to-end hybrid IP- and fiber-based network specifically designed to address customers’ growing requirements as they migrate from direct fiber to all IP or hybrid IP/SDI networks. Artel’s exhibit will highlight the InfinityLink and DigiLink media transport solutions, demonstrating 2022-7 hitless protection switching; SMPTE 2110 and SMPTE 2059 support with the ARG Quarra PTP Switch; IP streaming with the ARG 8000 ARQ; and IP interoperability between these and other vendors products. ...