Bringing Live Stream DVB to IP and IP over DVB Datacasting to Enterprise IP Networks

The XLV family of products from VBox offers a complete solution for streaming direct TV (DTV) broadcasts to the enterprise IP network, via DVB to IP and IP over DVB datacasting - ideal for Live Stream TV and rich media distribution for Business TV, digital signage, hotels, universities, hospitals, corporations, retail, entertainment, e-learning, and a multitude of other uses.

The Challenge & Solution

The Challenge

Across all sectors, enterprises are seeking cost-effective solutions to optimally leverage investment in IP infrastructure for delivery of a wide range of content. From live broadcast TV, through premium content services, and including rich media broadband content – getting the right content to the right user via the existing enterprise networks is key to maintaining productivity, profitability and a competitive edge.

The Solution

The XLV line of products from VBox implement DVB to IP expertise to enable reception and streaming of DTV live stream broadcasts over IP networks.  XLV products also allow reception of IP data over DVB and retransmission through the IP network, concurrent with ongoing video and audio transmissions – delivering powerful inter- and intra-organizational network communications abilities. For Enterprise TV, Business TV, digital signage, entertainment, e-learning, and IP over DVB datacasting – XLV products rapidly integrate into existing network environments, are easy to use and remotely maintain, and offer one of the industry’s best price-performance ratios.

 

Features

XLV Features

  • Four tuners
  • Cost-effective DVB-S/T/C TV gateway MPEG 2&4 over IP Streamer
  • Four transponders supporting 2 CAM
  • Streams live Pay & FTA channels over IP from four transponders
  • Transport stream de-multiplexing, de-scrambling, and PID filtering
  • Streaming MPEG 2&4 over-IP server
  • Multicast and unicast UDP
  • UPnP ~ DNLA 1.5 Server
  • IGMP server
  • SNMP for remote control and monitoring
  • Easy integration into existing networks
  • User-friendly HTML control interface
  • Supports SAP (Service Announcement Protocol)
  • Rack mount: 19” - 11/2 U
  •  Datacasting (IP over DVB) capabilities

The product features listed above are representative, and may change depending on final product configuration and pricing.

Specifications

XLV Specifications

RF Tuner X 4
External connector: 2 X F type, female
Receiving frequency:
950 MHz to 2150 MHz Input signal level:
-25 dBm to -65 dBm nominal
RF input impedance: 75W

2 X LNB Power and Switching
Supply Voltage Selectable: 13V or 18V
Max LNB Current: 400 mA
Antenna Control: 22 kHz signal
DiSeqC: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 supported

DVB - S
Symbol Rates: 1.5 - 45 Msps 
(1 – 45 Msps optional)
Transport Stream processing:
Up to 40Mbps
Reed-Solomon Outer Code  (204,188)T=8
Vierbi Inner Code
K=7,R=12,2/3,3/4,5/6,7,8

DVB-S2
Transmission format support:
LDPC/BCH (DVB-S2)
8PSK: SR = 10–30 MSps
QPSK: SR = 10–30 MSps
Roll Off:  0.2, 0.25, 0.35.
Pilot On/Off
Spectral Not inverted / Inverted

DVB-S2 FEC
LDPC/BCH QPSK ½, 3/5, 2/3, ¾ ,
4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
LDPC/BCH 8PSK 3/5, 2/3, ¾,
4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10

Data Handling and De-multiplexing
Multi-Protocol Encapsulation (MPE)
Datagram and section packing
Unicast/multicast filtering
Multicast address filters :128
PID Filters:
UDP/TCP/IP protocols
PSI/TCP private tables
LLC SNAP/null encapsulation

Stream Output Formats
Standard: Transport Stream (TS)
32 programs in TS/UDP/IP
Announcement using SAP
Optional: Elementary Stream –ES 
Packetized Elementary Stream-PES
Program Stream –PS
Subtitle
Streaming RTP
Save to file
Streaming from file
EPG

LAN Interface
Connector: 1x RJ-45
Speed: 10/100 Auto-Sensing

LED Indicators
Power On
LAN Led

Physical/Environmental Data
Size (H x W x D):292x53x237 mm
Operating Temperature: 0 -40ºC
(32 - 104ºF)
Storage Temp: -10 - 85ºC
(14 - 185ºF)
Operating Humidity: 10% - 90%

Power Supply
12v DC adaptor
Power input: 100-240 VAC
Power frequency: 50-60 Hz
Power Consumption: 60 W (typical)

Regulatory Compliance
CE, FCC- Part 15 Class B

Software Architecture

 

Brochures

XLV - Download brochure
XLV express form factor - Download brochure
XLV express cascade - Download brochure
XLV express 19 inches - Download brochure

Ordering Guide

XLV Ordering Guide

Reception

Name

Tuner

Total channels

IP over DVB

DVBS2

DVB-S

DVB-T

DVB-C

CAM

4*DVB-S/S2

XLV 3330 *4

4

Up to 32

Y

3

1

-

-

Y

2*DVB-S & 2-T/C

XLV 3340

4

Up to 32

Y

2

-

2

2

Y

4*DVB - S/S2

XLV Express 3330

4

Up to 8

Y

3

1

-

-

Y

2*DVB-S & 2-T/C

XLV Express 3340

4

Up to 8

Y

2

-

2

2

Y

.