MEXICO CITY, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS) is debuting its expanded range of broadband and video delivery solutions for Latin American service providers at Expo Canitec 2013, Booths #605 and #227, 29-31 May 2013. This enhanced portfolio specifically addresses the increased consumer demand for multiscreen and TV everywhere experiences.
The Americas are experiencing unprecedented growth in TV consumption (26.6 hours per week), recorded content (26% of all viewed media), and multiscreen (56% watch TV in the bedroom, nearly half on tablets & smartphones), according to a recent global study by Motorola (prior to its acquisition by ARRIS).
"Our portfolio of video delivery and broadband access technology at Expo Canitec demonstrates how the new ARRIS addresses increasing consumer demand for multiscreen and TV everywhere in three key areas: simplifying multiscreen complexity, transforming IP video delivery, and delivering the next-generation home," said German Iaryczower, senior vice president of sales, Caribbean and Latin America, ARRIS.
Simplifying Multiscreen Complexity
ARRIS is showcasing newly combined software and hardware solutions that tackle the additional complexities service providers face in today's multiscreen world – from addressing additional bandwidth constraints, to securing high-value content across multiple screens, to ensuring a consistent user experience across all devices.
End-to-End Platform for the Evolution of TV – the ARRIS multiscreen platform is comprised of award-winning integrated solutions that equip service providers with specialized tools for unleashing multiscreen content. Components include:
- DreamGallery – Innovation at Internet Speed – navigation that makes TV as personalized, dynamic and rich as the Internet. On-the-fly updates, scalability, and customization—thanks to HTML5 and cloud-based technology.
- SecureMedia® Encryptonite ONE™ HLS+ – The Gold Standard for Multiscreen Content Security – a streamlined, cost-effective process for ingesting, transcoding and securely delivering live and on-demand content via standard HTTP methods and infrastructure. Approved by Hollywood studios for premium content delivery and selected by leading service providers, including: Verizon, Time Warner Cable and Massillon Cable.
- Merchandiser – Enabling Personalized, Infinite Catalog Marketing – software for enhancing the browsing experience with personalized bundle marketing for video, music, games and applications—across multiple screens, with an intelligent recommendation engine.
Transforming IP Video Delivery
ARRIS' solutions for the industry's move to IP focus on optimizing bandwidth to efficiently scale to new multiscreen applications.
GT-3 MBR Transcoder – Groundbreaking Input Channel Capacity – with industry-leading density, the GT-3 Multiple Bit Rate Transcoder supports 24 HD input channels in 1RU—enabling rich, multiscreen HD everywhere experiences from a slim, energy-efficient unit. The GT-3 enables the full range of video data rates and resolutions to cover full-size HDTVs down to small-screen phones.
HEVC – Better video quality in half the bandwidth – one of the first HEVC demonstrations in Latin America, the HEVC display will showcase the quantum jump in video compression efficiency that could drive next-generation services ranging from cloud compression to enhanced video delivery to the home.
E6000 Converged Edge Router (CER) - a revolutionary CCAP-capable platform. The E6000 Converged Edge Router delivers new levels of density and cost-effectiveness in a robust integrated architecture. All elements have a fully redundant design with no single point of failure, hitless fail-over of all active CMTS components, and hot-swapping of cards for 99.999% availability.
APEX3000 – CCAP Advancement – market-leading high-density and fully redundant CCAP-compatible universal edge QAM, designed to meet growing demand for both narrowcast video and DOCSIS high-speed data.
Also on Display: CAP-1000 Cherrypicker, ST-6000 Multi-Channel Video Transcoder, VTN2200 Node, and MOTr Modular Hub.
Delivering the Next-Generation Home
This set of solutions focuses on changing the model for content distribution and device management in the home, with powerful hardware that serves as the centerpiece for a new generation of services, content, and devices.
Set-Top Evolution: the set-top has evolved to become the hub of the IP connected home. The DCX3600, one of ARRIS' leading gateways, leverages IP and combines powerful hardware, software and cloud technology, to deliver multiscreen, and time shift TV, while reducing energy use and maintenance.
The ARRIS Whole Home Solution Media Gateway and Media Player: The MG5000 Series Media Gateway integrates DOCSIS 3.0 high-speed data, Ethernet home networking router (optional 802.11n), MoCA 1.1, CableCARD security, multi-room HD DVR, two lines of carrier class telephony, and a DLNA-compliant server into one device. The accompanying MG2000 Media Players connect directly to the ARRIS Media Gateway via the home network to extend the experience.
Cable Modem Gateways: Touchstone® Wireless Voice and Data next-generation gateways deliver multiple home networks for carrier-class distribution of all IP video, data and voice. SBG6782 – Unmatched Wi-Fi for Whole-Home Reach – a class-leading gateway for distributing multimedia and services throughout the home. Combining maximum power output with MoCA connectivity for HD streaming, 802.11n Wi-Fi access point, the latest antenna technology, and dual-band concurrent radios, the SBG6782 has unprecedented range and coverage so that consumers can enjoy the entertainment and services they want, on their device of choice, anywhere in the home.
Also on Display: SBG6580, SVG1202, DG1660A and TG1662A cable modem gateways
ARRIS [email protected] Canitec 2013 (Location: Iturbide)
- Dr. Tom Cloonan, CTO, System Architecture, will present a workshop: "An Evolution of CCAP & DOCSIS 3.1 into the 2020 Decade" – 3:00 p.m., Thursday, 30 May 2013
- Tom Williams, VP Marketing and Business Development will present on "Ongoing Transformation of Video: People's Video Habits Are Changing" – 4:00 p.m., 30 May 2013
- Marko Estacio (Technical Architect will speak on "The New UI TV Revolution" – 5:00 p.m. 30 May 2013
For more information, visit www.arrisi.com/get/Canitec2013
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
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