07-11-2017 --> MGW Ace Decoder Version 1.5.5 Released

07-11-2017 --> MGW Ace Decoder Version 1.5.5 Released

Version Highlights:

•    Decodes H.264 and HEVC Full HD 1080p60 streams up to 4:2:2 10bits
•    Supported video outputs: Simultaneous playback over 3G/HD/SD-SDI, SD-SDI, HDMI and Composite video outputs
•    Supported audio outputs: Embedded audio (SDI and HDMI), Digital AES audio (x2), unbalanced or balanced analog stereo audio
•    Decode up to two audio stereo pairs simultaneously
•    Streaming Protocols:
      o    UDP TS, RTP ES, RTP TS
      o    RTP TS with Forward Error Correction (FEC SMPTE2022)
      o    Zixi™ Advanced Error Correction for protecting video, audio and metadata on networks with up to 30% loss / data corruption
•    Stream Forwarding – Decode Zixi protected stream (HEVC or H.264) over baseband video while forwarding the stream for IPTV distribution.
•    Dual network Support – ability to receive IP stream and/or manage the appliance from two different networks in parallel.
•    Rest HTTPS API – ability to control and retrieve the status of MGW Ace Decoder over intuitive and easy to use HTTPS commands.

Additional information can be found in the attached PDF
The firmware upgrade is available at no charge to Platinum customers and to Gold customers running the same main branch version.
All other customers - please contact VITEC Support Team for additional information of how to purchase the upgrade.