ARRIS Expands End-to-End Multiscreen Work Flow Solution with AVP100 Adaptive Video Packager ARRIS AVP100 delivers live-linear and on-demand packaging for adaptive bit rate video streams with high throughput segmentation, manifest generation and encryption of multiscreen video

SUWANEE, Ga., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS), a global leader in entertainment and communications solutions, today announced the launch of a crucial element in multiscreen work flow with the AVP100 Adaptive Video Packager. The AVP100 delivers high performance live-linear and on-demand packaging for adaptive bit rate video streams, making it an integrated component of the ARRIS end-to-end multiscreen solution including its Secure Media DRM, GT3 Transcoder and VideoFlow Content Management System.

Packaging is necessary for any multiscreen service, which is another reason why the AVP100 comes pre-integrated and is designed as a high-performance platform delivering Adaptive Bit Rate value added services without performance degradation. Service providers now have a cost-effective solution for the fast and scalable deployment of multiscreen services.

"The AVP100 can package up to 50 channels of live video in real time or up to 800 Mb/s of on demand video," said Bruce McClelland, President, Network & Cloud, Global Services, ARRIS. "These advanced capabilities are designed for service providers looking for a cost-effective solution with pre-integrated components that allow for the fast and scalable deployment of multiscreen services."

The AVP100 comes in a high-availability 1 Rack Unit package with dual AC or DC, hot-swappable power supplies, and four Gigabit Ethernet ports for data input/output and management control. It is engineered for delivery of HTTP Adaptive Bit Rate video services to any video display device including tablets, PCs, MACs, laptops, IP set-top boxes and smart phones. Accepting any combination of MPEG2 Transport Streams, the AVP100 outputs encrypted chunks of video and HLS manifest files to a web server or CDN for delivery to a variety of multiscreen devices.

"The AVP100 truly gives service providers the multiscreen work flow solution they've been looking for," said McClelland, "It's fully integrated with our multiscreen platform including DRM, transcoding, content management, and next gen IP set-top boxes, creating an unrivaled, complete end-to-end solution."

The AVP100 includes a full-featured graphical user interface for configuration and management of live streaming.  In addition, overall system load, alarms and event monitoring are displayed on the browser-based management console. An extensive XML API is available for content management systems to process video on demand files. Full AVP100 configurations are stored in .csv files for backup and restore. Custom configuration synchronization between the AVP100 and the ARRIS GT-3 Transcoder allow for quick set-up and accurate configuration of video streams from end-to-end.

The AVP100 will be showcased at the Cable Show 2013 in Washington D.C., Booth #2433

About ARRIS
ARRIS is a premier video and broadband technology company that transforms how service providers worldwide deliver entertainment and communications without boundaries.  Its powerful end-to-end platforms enable service and content providers to improve the way people connect – with each other and with their favorite content. The Company's vision and expertise continue to drive the industry's innovations, as they have for more than 60 years. Headquartered north of Atlanta, in Suwanee, Georgia, ARRIS has R&D, sales and support centers throughout the world. For more information: www.arrisi.com

ARRIS and the ARRIS Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © ARRIS Enterprises, Inc. 2013. All rights reserved.

SOURCE ARRIS Group, Inc.



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