BEAVERTON, Ore., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix (www.tektronix.com/video), the market leader in video test, monitoring and analysis solutions, today announced the latest addition to its award-winning line of Sentry video quality monitors, Sentry Edge II, has been shortlisted for the Cable & Satellite International (CSI) magazine's coveted Product of the Year Awards. Presented at the IBC tradeshow in Amsterdam in September, the CSI Awards recognize technical excellence and innovation in the cable, satellite, broadcast, IPTV, multiscreen video and associated industries.
Sentry Edge II was shortlisted in the "Best Monitoring or Network Management Solution" category due to its high-performance as a scalable solution for monitoring the post-QAM edge of the video network, just before content is sent to subscribers. Sentry Edge II reports into and correlates data with the Sentry portfolio to help provide a comprehensive and accurate view of the overall QoE. Sentry Edge II enables video service providers (VSPs) to quickly identify and diagnose video and audio errors in order to deliver programming content with exceptional quality for viewers.
"Being one of the few still in consideration for a prestigious CSI Product of the Year Award is recognition of the advanced capabilities of Sentry Edge II and of our commitment to innovative solutions to our customers' video monitoring requirements," said Eben Jenkins, general manager, Video Product Line, Tektronix. "Today's dynamic video environments require quick problem isolation and resolution and video service providers need to deliver programing free of video and audio errors. The Sentry product line has been proven in international deployments with many top VSPs who use these monitoring tools to ensure they deliver programming with the best possible picture and sound quality."
The CSI Awards are highly regarded among the industry, attracting over 150 entries annually. Established in 2003, the CSI awards have recognized innovation and excellence in the cable, satellite, broadcast and associated sectors for 11 years. The winners of the CSI magazine Awards will be announced on September 13 in Amsterdam at IBC. To see the full shortlist visit CSI magazine at: www.csimagazine.com.
About CSI Magazine
Cable & Satellite International is a technology publication targeting the global video market, including cable, satellite, IPTV, mobile and terrestrial broadcast platforms. We assess technology trends and provide detailed product analysis relevant to the core video delivery functions - namely content contribution/backhaul, distribution/transport, playout/transmission and home networking. We also analyse the wider triple and quadruple play landscape. To learn more about CSI Magazine visit www.csimagazine.com
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