SENCORE and Bridge Technologies Announce Worldwide Partnership for Market Development and Sales
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- June 9, 2010 -- SENCORE, a leading provider of signal quality and video delivery solutions, and Bridge Technologies, developer of the first complete satellite-to-set-top-box monitoring solution for IPTV operators, today announced a strategic partnership to provide the VideoBRIDGE line of advanced video analysis, measurement, and monitoring tools to broadcast, cable, and satellite operators around the world.
"Extending our current agreement with Bridge Technologies, SENCORE will now offer and support the award-winning VideoBRIDGE product line on a global scale under the SENCORE brand," said Thomas Stingley, executive vice president of sales at SENCORE. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with Bridge Technologies to offer IPTV, DTH, and cable operators IP-based measurement tools and end-to-end monitoring solutions via our worldwide distribution network."
The VideoBRIDGE family of monitoring, measurement, and analysis tools employs stream-based IP packets for continuous quality assurance of a network containing streaming media services. VideoBRIDGE monitoring systems allow service providers and operators to trace and fix problems anywhere in the delivery chain almost immediately, ensuring consistent, high-quality signal delivery for any application.
"We have a very positive history with SENCORE, a company known for its manufacturing and industry expertise, and we look forward to working together to bring these products to customers around the world," said Philip Burnham, sales director for Bridge Technologies. "Our decision to expand our partnership with SENCORE reflects the growing worldwide awareness in the industry that monitoring is crucial to successful operation. The partnership will benefit both current and future customers who aim to deliver top-quality service quickly and effectively while keeping operational costs to a minimum."
More information is available at www.sencore.com or www.bridgetech.tv.
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About Bridge Technologies
Bridge Technologies Co. AS (www.bridgetech.tv) designs, develops, and manufactures advanced analysis, measurement, and monitoring solutions for the digital broadcast and telecommunications industries. The award-winning VideoBRIDGE series provides an advanced industrial platform for converging TV services employing stream-based IP packets. Compatible with all major stream-based industrial standards such as MPEG-2, H.264/AVC, and ETSI TR 101 290, the VideoBRIDGE series offers a complete end-to-end system for the continuous quality assurance of a network containing streaming media services.
A privately held company with headquarters in Oslo, Norway, Bridge Technologies has worldwide sales and marketing operations through business partners in the European, U.S., and Asian markets. Bridge Technologies was founded and is led by a team combining expertise from the broadcast, telecommunications, and media industries.
SENCORE is an engineering leader in the development of high-quality signal transmission solutions for the broadcast, cable, satellite, IPTV, telecommunications, and professional audio/video markets. The company's world-class portfolio includes video delivery products, system monitoring and analysis solutions, and test and measurement equipment, all designed to support system interoperability and backed by best-in-class customer support. SENCORE meets the rapidly changing needs of modern media by ensuring the efficient delivery of high-quality video from the source to the home. More information is available at www.SENCORE.com.