Sencore is an engineering leader in the development of high-quality signal transmission solutions for the broadcast, cable, satellite, IPTV, and professional audio/video markets. The company’s world-class portfolio includes video delivery products, system monitoring and analysis solutions, and test and measurement equipment. All designed to support system interoperability, and backed by best-in-class customer support. Sencore meets the rapidly changing needs of modern media by ensuring the efficient delivery of high-quality video from the source to the home.
WellAV and Sencore have signed a strategic cooperation agreement on complementary product line completion of both sides, sharing of service support all over the world and customer resources. Together with WellAV, Sencore continues to provide the best products in the industry, and guarantees a stable and reliable product.
Advanced Modular Decoder
The flagship MRD 5800 Advanced Modular Receiver continues Sencore’s long history of leadership in the receiver/decoder space. The product boasts a full complement of cutting- edge features, including 4:2:2 HEVC 8bit/10bit decoding, up to 8 individual audio PIDs, 16/32APSK satellite demodulation, and 1080p60 video support with 3G-SDI output. Decoding and output formats are upgradable in the field via software license, so the receiver can grow as needs evolve. This feature set makes the MRD 5800 the ideal choice for contribution reception or demanding distribution applications which require a future-proof set of specifications.
Every 5800 ships with a full complement of basic inputs and outputs built-in, including dual ASI input/ outputs and dual SD/HD/3G-SDI outputs. The digital video output means that video monitoring is as easy as finding the nearest consumer television or PC monitor, and available factory-configurable MPEG over IP I/O, DVB-S2, 8VSB/QAM-B, DVB-T/ T2/C/C2/ISDB-T modules adapt the product to any use case.
Receive and Decode Satellite or IP Contribution Feeds
Pull in high-bitrate, high-quality 4:2:2 HEVC video feeds with up to 8 associated audio services via DVB-S/S2 or IP and decode to SDI for local processing or turn-around re- encoding. Be ready for upcoming satellite formats like 16/32APSK and multistream transmission.
Decode 1080p60 Video for Emerging Applications
Receive Full HD video signals and decode to 3G-SDI for monitoring and turn-around of emerging cinematic, sports, or live-action content.
Create a Future-Proof Distribution Installation
Prepare for the eventual transition of advanced formats such as HEVC into typical distribution, re-processing, and turn-around applications with the industry’s most future-proof, powerful decoder platform.
4K HEVC Software Decoder
Backed by Sencore’s years of experience in top-tier receiver decoders comes a software based decoder aimed at contribution 4K/UHD HEVC applications. The MRD 7000 can go where low cost ASIC decoders cannot thanks to the flexibility of software based decoding. Staying agile is paramount in today’s market and the MRD 7000 is ready to deliver. Decode any video codec from HEVC/H.264/MPEG2 up to 4K/UHD. High bitrate contribution decoding ability with support for 4:2:2 chroma sampling and 10-bit depth. The MRD 7000 will support up to 8 services of audio embedding in any format and compressive ancillary data output.
- Contribution decode of high bitrate 4K/UHD HEVC/H.264 services
- Downscale contribution services to 1080p for distribution
2RU openGear® Chassis
Sencore’s AG 4800A is the chassis for our series of professional receiver decoder cards with high-density, multi-format decoding capabilities. The AG 4800A 20-Slot openGear® Chassis accommodates up to 10 receiver decoder cards (10 channels) in a 2RU frame.
The Sencore card-based series of receiver decoders are used within the AG 4800A openGear® chassis. With openGear® and the open architectured system, the multi-format decoding functionality of Sencore’s award winning Modular Receiver Decoder (MRD) can be easily integrated with a wide range of solutions available from multiple companies, each specializing in their own technologies.
Easily integrate the multi-format decoding functionality of Sencore’s award winning Modular Receiver Decoder (MRD) with a wide range of openGear® solutions.
- Multi-Channel and Multi-Format Decoding Ideal for bulk channel monitoring and turn-around applications.
- Multi-Function A/V Processing Meet all contribution and distribution requirements.
Digital Media Gateway
The DMG 3200 is a feature-rich gateway product for a seemingly endless array of applications; ranging from digital turnaround, to modulation, descrambling, scrambling and even multiplexing. Dual form factors and modular architecture make it ideally suited to meet each customer’s unique system needs.
An intuitive web GUI provides ease of management and complete control over all unit functionality, as well as extensive status of all input and output signals. Detailed alarming and management protocols, such as SOAP and SNMP, allow the DMG 3200 to be remotely managed or seamlessly integrated into existing management platforms.
- Central Head-end
The ideal solution for deployments requiring aggregation of services from multiple sources, service processing and preparation for QAM broadcast over cable networks.
- Remote Head-end
With IP, 8VSB, ASI or DVB-T/T2 input sources, powerful edge processing capabilities, high density QAM output alongside Sencore’s receiver/decoder products options, operators can deliver all broadcast services.
High throughput ASI feeds, multiplexing functionality, and an easy to use user interface make dynamic service adjustments possible.
- Regional Adaptation
For insertion of local programming at regional broadcast locations. Transparent mode enables direct transport stream forwarding for network conversion applications.
SDI over IP Converter
The SDI2X is a simple solution to bridge the gap between traditional SDI and IP infrastructure.
Designed flexibly to support SMPTE 2022-6, TR-03/SMPTE 2110, JPEG 2000, and a variety of other standards, the SDI2X is a must have for those considering baseband A/V over IP deployments. The SDI2X supports both SDI to IP and IP to SDI workflows, and with its powerful processor, chosen with future standards in mind, the SDI2X will be a convenient tool for years to come.
No longer be bound to a single standard. Create a seamless workflow utilizing the latest technologies with the Sencore SDI2X.
- Camera Integration and Backhaul: Connect a camera or SDI source to fiber for JPEG 2000 remote production, or seamlessly plug existing equipment into SMPTE 2022-5/6/7 or 2110/TR-03 IP-based studio networks.
- Monitoring Display, Video Wall, or Signage: Pull baseband content off of the IP network to display using the SDI or HDMI output.
- Simplify Lab Connectivity: Test new equipment with a variety of different IP output formats. Convert to or from any of the popular IP compression methods; enabling tests without complete infrastructure rebuilds.
The complexity of today’s video delivery chain makes troubleshooting more difficult and monitoring more important than ever before. With effective monitoring, broadcast, cable, DSL, and telco operators can isolate and troubleshoot video signal problems before they interfere with the viewer experience. Therefore, advanced signal monitoring technology is crucial for delivering the absolute highest quality of experience (QoE) for audiences watching at home, on computers, or even on mobile devices.
Sencore’s comprehensive Video Bridge monitoring products ensure consistent, high-quality content delivery. By providing continuous logging and monitoring of multiple signal types in both digital TV and IPTV networks. Broadcast engineers can remotely identify and resolve problems before they occur, respond to alerts and alarms, and quickly isolate the cause of outages with real-time system metrics and comparative analysis of critical measurements and system logs.
A full list of the Video Bridge product family can be found here.