DTS/RGB Mashup Results In CALM-er HD Audio
A collaboration between DTS Inc., a provider of high-def audio, and RGB Networks, which supplies scalable multiscreen IP video delivery products, involves integrating DTS technology into RGB’s products for better CALM Act compliance. Initially deployed on RGB’s TransAct Encoder/Transcoder, the joint offering reportedly helps video providers of all stripes to distribute HD audio across portable consumer devices and STBs.
Policy Server Helps KT Expand Service Offerings
South Korean mobile operator KT is deploying Tekelec’s Policy Server (PCRF) for its LTE and 3G networks. The server supports KT’s new VoLTE offering, LTE data plans and its Rich Communication Suite (RCS) service. It also provides daily and monthly quota tracking for voice, Internet usage, file transfer, instant messaging and video telephony, giving KT the opportunity to offer per diem packages and service options across 3G, LTE and RCS services. KT currently serves 4 million LTE subs.
Miranda Adds Captioning Company To MSO Product Portfolio
Canada’s Miranda Technologies, a production, playout and delivery systems provider to MSOs, is buying U.K.-based Softel, which markets captioning, subtitling, audio and video description, interactivity and other video technologies. No financial details were disclosed. Miranda says Softel’s complementary captioning and subtitling products will bolster its playout offering moving forward; the buyer will continue to support the full Softel suite and will keep all Softel partner agreements in place. Integration planning will be led by a team of Miranda and Softel executives, with completion sometime this summer.