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Technical Characteristics and Features of the Active Video Server

The AVServer provides broadcasting of media content in MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AVMap formats to end user or group of users in digital broadcasting system. The AVServer was designed to cover wide range of newest business tendencies – from video-on-demand to video Internet shop service including television digital broadcasting. The software complex allows performing accounting at any degree of detalization for billing and content management.

Features of the Computer Necessary for the AVEditor Operation:

  • Minimal facility configuration
    Intel Pentium III 800 MHz, 256 MB RAM, 100Base-T Ethernet card
  • Recommended facility configuration
    Server motherboard with Intel Xeon 2.8 GHz, FSB 533, 512 MB RAM, SCSI drives in RAID 5, Gigabit Ethernet card
  • Software requirements:
    ОС Linux


  • Translation of MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AVMap streams
  • Independent translation of audio, video content
  • Changing, adding or removing of audio, video streams during broadcasting separately from other streams translated within session
  • Changing of broadcasting stream speed
  • Switching between streams in real-time mode.
  • Scaling
  • Remote administration and monitoring


  • Delivery video of high quality through existing IP networks
  • Increasing viewers amount in case of multiserver configuration
  • Delivery of standard content to any terminal: PC, set-top box, wireless devices (for example, cellular phone)

Stream Format

  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-2
  • MPEG-4
  • AVMap

Transfer Protocols

  • RTP/RTCP via TCP

Control Protocol

  • RTSP


  • 500 megabit (depends on hardware configuration)

Management and Administration

  • Maintenance of detailed events register
  • Changing of configuration without stopping of application work
  • WEB interface

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