ARRIS launches new satellite receivers supporting HEVC, DVB-S2X

ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) has introduced two new advanced satellite receiver solutions for satellite distribution networks: the DSR-7412 Integrated Receiver/Transcoder and DSR-4470 Integrated Receiver/Decoder, the company said.

The new receivers feature next-generation HEVC UHD/4K decoding and DVB-S2X demodulation capabilities, adding to ARRIS´s portfolio of satellite distribution solutions. The ARRIS DSR-7412 delivers up to 12 channels of both MPEG-2/4 HD and SD transcoding to support legacy STB capability, while the ARRIS DSR-4470 provides a dedicated decoding platform for full compatibility with next-generation distribution networks.

The DSR-7412 Integrated Receiver/Transcoder is a next-generation commercial satellite receiver/transcoder platform engineered for cost-effective high-density transcoding. It enables full compatibility with next-generation satellite distribution networks with support for up to 12-channels of HEVC, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4 video compression inputs, combined with DVB-S2x demodulation. The flexibility offered by its 4 active RF tuners with retune capability simplifies satellite network design and permits trouble-free network modifications.

The DSR-4470 Integrated Receiver/Decoder from ARRIS can decode HEVC, MPEG-4 or MPEG-2 compressed video in HD or SD formats and deliver outstanding video and audio performance via HD/SD-SDI output or analog/composite video output. The addition of DVB-S2x demodulation enables full compatibility with next-generation high-data rate satellite distribution networks.

ARRIS International provides entertainment and communications technology. Its innovations combine hardware, software, and services across the cloud, network, and home to power TV and Internet for millions of people around the globe.