Spangler, Todd
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p27
The article reports on the move by cable operators to maximize their bandwidth into the high-definition television (HDTV) ballgame in the U.S. Imagine Communications Inc. launch its first product, ICE Broadcast System that lets operators stuff 50% more HD channels into the same amount of bandwidth. Meanwhile, the system optimizes MPEG-2 video streams, using Imagine's processing algorithms to re-encode the video at a lower bit rate while preserving image quality.


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