Technicolor’s smart dual band concurrent gateway for a seamless wireless video streaming experience has just been shortlisted by CSI (Cable & Satellite International) for best customer premise technology.
Now celebrating their tenth anniversary, the CSI Awards are among the most prestigious and competitive technology awards in the industry, designed to recognize and reward innovation and excellence in the cable, satellite, broadcast, IPTV, telco, internet/online/OTT video, mobile TV and associated sectors.
The CSI awards ceremony 2012 will take place in Amsterdam on Friday 7th September during IBC (International Broadcasting Convention), the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide.
The MediaAccess 5GHz Xtream is a powerful and future-proof smart gateway offering subscribers a 100% smooth and flicker-free wire-quality viewing experience, with its support of dual band concurrent Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4 & 5GHz) allowing separate data and video channels.
Thanks to its integrated 5GHz wireless video bridge featuring a robust chipset and 4x4 antennas, it can support multiple HD TV channels without any interruption of your data traffic.
Furthermore, its scalable architecture guarantees a very low packet error rate on the wireless link for seamless high-speed wireless HD video streaming inside the home.
This fully integrated solution is ideal for operators with mixed technology networks (ADSL2+, VDSL2 and fiber) thanks to its Gigabit Ethernet switch and AutoWAN sensingTM feature, enabling automatic detection of your access network type as well as self-configuration and –optimization.
On top of that, this smart gateway reduces wiring and device complexity without sacrificing Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) or transfer speeds, with dual hardware accelerators allowing you to reach bidirectional throughput speeds of up to 1Gbps.
Its high-performance CPU with service memory configuration and DLNA certification allow you to offer sophisticated, bandwidth-hungry services such as online gaming, real-time streaming and multimedia content sharing to end-users.
Core powered by the latest Technicolor Digital Home modular software with OSGi, this innovative service platform enables demanding own and third-party applications and services.
In addition, it can be independently and remotely managed for upgrades thanks to integrated TR-069 specifications and the Device:2 data model for life cycle management, diagnostics and applications.
The MediaAccess 5GHz Xtream is also equipped with advanced telephony features such as embedded DECT and extensive VoIP services, ensuring the highest quality for voice conversations at home. Moreover, it has been developed with an ecodesign methodology to achieve the best possible energy efficiency to minimize environmental impact.