Drake’s Encoder Decoder Solution with Zixi

R.L. Drake’s Partnership with Zixi, allows for optimal and flexible, Encoder/Decoder solutions for service providers establishing Public Access TV for remote areas that utilize Public IP networks.

The award-winning PEG-NE24-IP-C  Encoder includes Zixi Feeder software, and the ND-24-IP Decoder includes Zixi Receiver software.

When both units are deployed together, Content Aware Bandwidth Optimization is utilized, which looks at the quality of the feed, de-jitters any unstable video, and replaces any loss packets in the transmission allowing for reliable IP video transport, from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.


The EEG & The CHIC

RL Drake offers the latest cutting-edge solution for TV hotel viewing with its new Enterprise Edge Guide (EEG) with QAM and IP output and the Content Hotel Information Carousel (CHIC).

Forget the hassle of paper TV guides. A custom Hotel Guide Channel activated by the room’s TV remote allows guests to easily find their favorite TV content through grid -based listings.




Drake’s Got You PEG’d!

HD Encoders for Public, Education, Government, and Sports Applications RL Drake’s new award winning PEG encoders optimize multi-point distribution for public education, government, and sports applications. The PEG-NE24-IP is a stand-alone MPEG-2 and H.264 digital encoder with a single digital HD-SDI input. For applications requiring an analog input, the PEG-NE24-IP-C offers both composite video and audio inputs as well as the single digital HD-SDI input. By using either encoder, operators can efficiently transport video and audio signals from a local origination sites, back to the headend or hub location, so that they can be re-broadcast to cable subscribers, thus meeting their franchise obligations.

BTTV – Broadband Technology Report: DNP100 Drake Network Player

The Drake DNP100 is a multi-output network media player capable of playing multi-layered MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 streams. Once loaded with content, the DNP100 will output video stream resolutions of 480p, 720p, or 1080i through multiple synchronized outputs including Component, HDMI, Composite, and VGA output ports. These output ports then deliver the enhanced bit rate SD or HD content to the Drake DSE24 HD Digital Signage Encoder, the SDE24 or HDE24 MPEG Encoder Solution for QAM Modulation.


BTTV – Broadband Technology Report: Drake DSE24 HD Digital Signage Encoder and DSE 2 PLUS

Drake’s DSE24 will encode a single uncompressed program derived from devices with HDMI, Component Video or VGA outputs to HD MPEG2 video. An internal QAM modulator and low noise upconverter allows existing legacy fiber/coax networks to be used as distribution channels for digital signage content. This provides instant access to an extensive network of digital displays capable of viewing valuable advertiser based or informational video in a vibrant “High Definition” format.