Transcoder increases HD throughput over current cable methods by up to 50 percent
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), a leader in high definition (HD) video processing technology, today announced the DSR-6300 — the industry’s first commercial receiver/decoder (IRD) to deliver three-channel MPEG-4 to MPEG-2 HD transcoding. The DSR-6300 enables cable operators to increase HD throughput by up to 50 percent while offering satellite operators greater flexibility in packaging HD services to their affiliates. As a result, cable video consumers will benefit from increased HD channel choices.
“The increasing demand for high-quality video requires bandwidth optimization through innovative technologies that deliver efficiencies and smart integration,” said Bob Wilson, general manager for Networked Video Solutions, Motorola. “As we move toward …