supplied Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk with the ENC-200 H.264 encoder and the DEC-200 H.264 decoder for the Olympic Winter Games 2010 in Vancouver.
The ready-to-broadcast signal, which goes to ARD and/or ZDF is encoded with the ENC-200 into a compressed H.264 format and is streamed via an IP network into hotels in Vancouver to be distributed and decoded again there. This gives the editorial teams on site the chance to follow the Olympic Games in hotels where normally the ARD and ZDF signals are not available.
The decision to use the Teracue H.264 encoders/decoders in Vancouver was made due to the ENC / DEC-200 devices being very simple to operate using a web browser, the excellent picture quality with a low broadband bandwith, low latency as well as this product’s exceptional reliability.
The ENC / DEC-200 range was developed specifically for live streaming applications in which camera signals, DVD players or internal TV channels are transmitted live into the intranet or internet. The H.264 video encoder/decoder ENC / DEC-200 supports the real-time compression of video and audio formats.