Dejero HEVC Mobile Encoder/Decoders Deliver Live, Low Latency Video
Dejero PathWay and Dejero WayPoint are two new products that support HEVC (H.265) encoding and decoding, and make it possible to use efficient HEVC video compression in remote and mobile broadcasting. Dejero specialises in blending IP networks for video transport and Internet connectivity while users are mobile or working in remote locations. The ability of PathWay and WayPoint are especially useful to on-location teams working with limited bandwidth.
Dejero has been working on combining HEVC's efficiency with related techniques such as real-time adaptive bitrate control and their auto-transport, which can change resolution on the fly within a transmission. Using HEVC, video can be transmitted with as little bandwidth as 1 Mb/s, or sometimes less, and still deliver acceptable picture quality.
These first two products to support their HEVC development are PathWay, a 1U rack-mounted encoder/transmitter, and the WayPoint receiver. PathWay is designed for installation in vehicles or fixed locations and is available in two different configurations. Its Ethernet configuration includes two Ethernet ports for satellite (Ku- and Ka-band, BGAN) or wired IP network (LAN/WAN) connectivity. The Ethernet with cellular configuration includes up to six cellular connections.
PathWay supports both HEVC and AVC (H.264) encoding, automatically detecting existing or legacy AVC-based Dejero receivers and allowing immediate backwards compatibility with the hardware. The encoder/transmitter, which contains internal Wi-Fi, is also compatible with the Dejero CellSat blended cellular and satellite system, launched at IBC 2017.
WayPoint is a four-output 1U receiver that supports HEVC decodes to SDI or IP (MPEG-TS over IP) playout workflows, and also supports AVC decoding of feeds from legacy transmitters. It comes with dual redundant power supplies and data redundant RAID storage capabilities. Both PathWay and WayPoint can be managed centrally from Dejero Control, the company’s cloud-based management system that is accessible from a browser. www.dejero.com