During the Celtic-plus Event 2014 in Monaco, the H2B2VS partners presented the mid-term results of the project. Among them, the definition of hybrid use cases and associated business models, the status of hybrid Broadcast-Broadband H2B2VS demonstrators and also the achievements in standardization (MPEG & DVB) on synchronization mechanisms allowing the transmission of video services over Broadcast- Broadband hybrid networks. H2B2VS also showcased intermediate results of the project on its booth. The demonstration simulated the transmission of a video programme over a Broadcast network with additional video data on a Broadband network and their recombination to display an enhanced picture on the terminal. It relied on: Scalable High efficiency Video Coding (SHVC), MPEG2-TS for Broadcast delivery, DASH for Broadband delivery, The implementation of the Timeline Delivery for MPEG-2 TS enhancements (TEMI) which is being standardized at MPEG. This mechanism allows the synchronization of the auxiliary stream with the main...read more
H2B2VS showcases the 1st version of its French Terrestrial demonstrator during the “Loading the Future 2013” event in Rennes on 14 November 2013.
The 1st integration step of the French H2B2VS demonstrator was successfully achieved in October 2013. Its purpose was to setup an end to end transmission chain of HEVC over DVB-T2. It relies on the ImaginLab DVB-T2 Platform which was enriched by HEVC encoding and decoding equipment. It allows the simultaneous transmission of a live-transcoded 1080p25 French HDTV channel and off-line-encoded 2160p25 Ultra HD file content
Thomson Video Networks today announced that HISPASAT has launched a trial demonstration of Ultra HD content delivery using the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression capabilities of the ViBE™ VS7000 multi-screen encoding platform. HISPASAT, a leading satellite transmission operator with a strong presence in Europe and South America, is deploying the VS7000 to deliver HEVC-encoded Ultra HD content to air via its HISPASAT 1E satellite platform. At IBC2013, HISPASAT will demonstrate live Ultra HD video streams using the Thomson Video Networks technology.read more
TURKU, FINLAND – 20/08/2013 – Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, has joined forces with major media technology companies from five European countries to participate in an industry-driven Celtic-Plus research project: H2B2VS – HEVC Hybrid Broadcast Broadband Video Services. The project investigates the hybrid distribution of TV programmes and services over broadcast and broadband networks, focusing on key factors that will significantly impact the delivery of multimedia contents in Europe. The project will be carried out during the period 2013-2015 and it is coordinated by Thomson Video Networks.read more
The H2B2VS project is launched! For more details please read the Press Release issued by Thomson Video Networks who is coordinating the project. Download the PDF of the Press...read more