ATCi Unveils IP Content Harvester

Unmanned Satellite News Gathering System Provides Access for Global Satellite Coverage - Anywhere to Anywhere in the World

Apr 11, 2010, 19:47 ET from Antenna Technology Communications Inc.

LAS VEGAS, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2010 -- Antenna Technology Communications Inc. (ATCi), a provider of ground-based commercial satellite communications systems and services introduced IP Content Harvester, an unmanned satellite and news gathering IP system.

The IP Content Harvester system provides remote access from any IP hub to any IP network worldwide allowing for an anywhere-to-anywhere solution.

The system offers full satellite access from regular hub centers around the world by tying them into fiber networks which ultimately provide worldwide access from one remote/unmanned site.  The comprehensive system incorporates full access guaranteed IP delivery, multi-screen distribution and advanced video analytics. Key markets for IP Content Harvester include but are not limited to: Satellite, Internet Service Providers, Mobile Cellular Phone Operators, Telephone Companies, Government, and Military market applications.

IP Content Harvester hardware and software system includes: ATCi's flagship Simulsat Multibeam antenna earth station system – the world's only antenna system that can receive 35+ satellite signals simultaneously, an automated matrix unit, IP IRD receivers and an IP transport system - all controlled and integrated by one unified software communications platform which ultimately creates an news gathering unmanned system.

"After 20 years of experiencing the NAB Show and its many video and data offerings we are excited to debut IP Content Harvester and its ability to provide content harvesting and multiplexing content to existing IP networks around the world," said ATCi's CEO, Gary Hatch. "This is effectively a remote, unmanned site that will provide immediate OPEX savings whilst the same time providing immediate revenue generation for all users. Government, military and communications companies worldwide will benefit from this scalable IP solution," Hatch concluded.

ATCi will be showcasing IP Content Harvester at NAB, April 12-15, Booth SU-6003.

SOURCE Antenna Technology Communications Inc.