Icareus delivers MHP Solution to Radio Television Brunei

Friday, January 15th, 2010 
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HELSINKI — Icareus, an interactive digital TV company, has delivered Interactive TV Solutions to Radio Television Brunei (RTB). The delivery includes the latest versions Icareus Playout CS100 Carousel Server™, Icareus Playout EP100 EPG Server™, Icareus Playout PC100 Compact™ for MHP, Icareus iTV Suite Author™ MHP content authoring tools and, Icareus iTV Suite Integrator™.

Radio Television Brunei is the national broadcaster of Brunei and it broadcasts five digital TV of channels – RTB 1 and RTB 2 as simulcast, RTB 3 (HD), RTB 4 (International) and RTB5, and five Radio networks. With Icareus’ iTV products and solutions, RTB interactivates all their TV channels based on MHP standard environment.

“I am extremely glad that one of the forerunning TV broadcasters of Asia, Radio Television Brunei, has chosen Icareus as their Interactive TV partner”, says Mr Toni Leiponen, Managing Director of Icareus Group.

Icareus’ product range delivered to RTB includes:

Icareus Playout CS100 Carousel Server™ A professional DSM-CC Object Carousel server. Icareus Playout Carousel Server supports Normal Play Time (NPT) and playout of Stream Events. The server can also be integrated with third party automation systems for synchronisation with play lists and schedulers.

Icareus Playout EP100 EPG Server™ is a full scale PSI/SI generator server targeted for operators and broadcasters. It supports DVB-T, DVB-S and DVB-C including automatic generation of all main service information.

Icareus Playout PC100 Compact™ is the perfect solution for broadcasters, systems integrators, academic institutions and practically anybody who needs a complete broadcasting solution for DVB iTV dataservice testing and development. Icareus Playout PC100 Compact provides all the basic functionality needed for managing and broadcasting MHP / OCAP (tru2way)/Ginga based content. It consists of an object carousel generator, a PSI/SI generator, a scheduler, video server and a transport stream multiplexer.

Icareus iTV Suite Author™ iTV Suite Author is an intuitive and versatile visual content development tool which enables rapid development of digital TV content by anyone, eliminating the need to hire an expensive technical team.

Icareus iTV Suite Integrator™ enables content owners to integrate their XML content data sources with iTV application creation, allowing them to create and update the iTV applications automatically.