Advanced Television

SES unveils SAT-IP converter certification

July 12, 2012

SES has announced the certification of the industry’s first SAT-IP converter by Inverto Digital Labs, a Luxembourg-based developer and marketer of consumer and professional broadcast reception products.

SAT-IP is a new standard and trademark developed and supported by SES. With SAT-IP, satellite-delivered programmes are converted into Internet Protocol (IP) standard at the point of reception in the home. Households can therefore receive, via their wired or wireless in-home Internet distribution system, the full satellite line-up not only on the TV screen but also on a large range of IP-devices such as smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs – with different programmes on different devices at the same time. The SAT-IP converter from Inverto is the first of its kind to be certified according to the new standard.

“SAT-IP is a quantum leap in satellite reception and will make it even more competitive with other reception modes,” said Thomas Wrede, Vice President Reception Systems at SES. “With SAT-IP, we can fulfill the consumer need to serve a multitude of platforms at home with an excellent satellite signal quality and a variety of content. Satellite TV anywhere in the home, on tablet devices, smartphones, PCs or smart TVs: that is the revolution of SAT-IP.”

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