|[April 08, 2014]
Nevion Ltd: Nevion Cards Are the Winning Formula for Hibernia Networks' Local HD Video Circuit
OXNARD, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Nevion (News - Alert)�(http://nevion.com/),
a leader in transporting media from the camera to the home, today
announced that global telecommunications services provider Hibernia
has used its Ventura�(http://nevion.com/products/ventura/vs901)
carrier-class, modular video compression and transport solutions to
carry video over a local loop from the New York telecoms hub at 60
Hudson Street to its Point of Presence (POP) in Stamford, CT. The
uni-directional HD circuit with JPEG 2000 compression was set up
specifically to move content received directly from the sporting venues
in Sochi, Russia.
"For this project we needed a transport solution that we could operate
in a plug-and-play fashion, without the need for complex configuration;
the Nevion technology was the best fit for us, meeting our
highest-performance requirements," said Wes Hanemayer, VP of video
services at Hibernia Networks. "In terms of performance, Nevion's JPEG
2000 solution enabled us to optimize our available bandwidth with very
Within the network, four uncompressed HD video signals from Sochi were
compressed with Neion's JPEG 2000 technology down to SD rates for
transport at visually lossless bitrates using its Ventura VS901�(http://nevion.com/products/ventura/vs901)
and VS411 cards. The video streams were then packed into a single HD
circuit for transmission, before being uncompressed at the receiver end.
Due to the nature of the live sports content, the compression type used
had to be frame-based in order to handle the high level of motion. It
also had to be low latency. In fact, a complete encode/decode cycle took
"Our JPEG 2000 technology is extremely popular, with more than 2,000 of
our codecs installed worldwide. With the operational benefits that it
can bring, it's easy to see why our customers like it so much," said
Mike Root, VP of Sales, Americas at Nevion. "Our products are helping
organizations like Hibernia Networks to deliver professional quality
content in real time, without limitations."
Building on a heritage of innovation and pioneering firsts, Nevion is a
leader in media transport - from the camera to the home. A result of two
industry-leading companies - Nevion and T-VIPS (News - Alert) - coming together in late
2012, Nevion fully manages all network types - with intelligence,
automation and security built-in, helping customers monetise content,
save resources, and open doors to new revenue streams.
Through long-term strategic relationships with partners and customers,
Nevion delivers content for major sporting events and live TV events
worldwide. Some of the world's largest media networks are built on
Nevion technologies - including AT&T, Arqiva, BBC, BT (News - Alert), CCTV, EBU, TDF,
Telefonica, Telenor and NASA.
For more information please visit www.nevion.com.
About Hibernia Networks:
Hibernia Networks owns and operates a global network connecting North
America, Europe and Asia. Hibernia offers over 200 network Points of
Presence (PoPs) on over 27,000 kilometers of fiber.
Hibernia Networks serves wholesale, financial and media customers with
unparalleled support, flexibility and service. Hibernia's wholesale
services provide secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and
optical-level services, including GigE, 10G and LanPhy wavelengths and
traditional SONET/SDH services. Hibernia's financial services unite
hundreds of global banks and financial exchanges with low-latency
connectivity. Hibernia's media services are dedicated to flawless
delivery of video signals over fiber, supporting media companies across
the globe with over 200 media connection points. Hibernia Networks is
owned by Columbia Ventures Corporation and funds managed by
Constellation Growth Capital.
For more information on Hibernia's cutting-edge network and services,
please visit www.hibernianetworks.com.
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