Sentry ABR Honored for Exceptional Innovation
BEAVERTON, Ore. - June 26, 2014 - Tektronix (www.tektronix.com/video), the market leader in broadcast video test, monitoring and analysis solutions, today announced that Sentry ABR, a critical component of Tektronix' comprehensive solution that enables video service providers (VSP) to ensure the quality of their ABR-based TV Everywhere and over-the-top (OTT) services, received a 2014 Cable Spotlight Product of the Year Award from Cable.TMCnet.com, a TMC sponsored cable technology website.
The latest member of the award-winning Sentry line of digital content monitors, Sentry ABR is specifically designed for the complex ABR environment to ensure that VSPs are delivering the best possible TV Everywhere experience with pristine picture and sound quality. Sentry ABR uniquely enables VSPs to ensure that all of their TV Everywhere and OTT video assets are intact, stored properly and available for immediate streaming when requested by viewers. Sentry ABR provides VSPs with the ultimate flexibility and scalability by allowing VSPs to implement ABR video network quality assurance (QA) at any place on their network, from immediately after the video has been packaged for distribution (origin servers), all the way to the edge of the Content Delivery Network (CDN).
"Today, subscribers don't just expect their TV Everywhere experience to be effortless - they demand it. With the evolving landscape of the cable industry, operators have to work fast and provide superior content to remain competitive and Sentry ABR allows them to do just that," said Eben Jenkins, general manager of the Video Product Line at Tektronix. "Clearly the judges selected Sentry ABR for a Cable Spotlight Product of the Year award because they too recognize the need for solutions that ensure TV Everywhere and OTT services are delivered with exceptional picture and sound quality."
"It is my pleasure to recognize Tektronix with a Cable Spotlight Product of the Year Award for its contribution to the advancement of cable technology solutions," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "I look forward to seeing more innovation from Tektronix in the coming year."
Winners were announced via press release and will be featured in the Cable Spotlight e-newsletter.
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