ARRIS launched a multiscreen packaging service that enables live-linear and VOD packaging for adaptive bit rate video streams. Dubbed the AVP100 Adaptive Video Packager, the service can “package up to 50 channels of live video in real time or up to 800 Mb/s of on demand video,” said Bruce McClelland, ARRIS pres, Network & Cloud, Global Services. “These advanced capabilities are designed for service providers looking for a cost-effective solution with pre-integrated components that allow for the fast and scalable deployment of multiscreen services.”
The pre-integrated AVP100 features 1 Rack Unit package with dual AC or DC, hot-swappable power supplies and four Gigabit Ethernet ports for data input/output and management control. It helps the delivery of HTTP Adaptive Bit Rate video services to any video display device including tablets, PCs, MACs, laptops, IP set-top boxes and smart phones.
The offering includes a graphical user interface for configuration and management of live streaming. An extensive XML API is available for content management systems to process VOD files. Full AVP100 configurations are stored in .csv files for backup and restore.