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Pico Digital launches the SDQ6 Standard Definition Encoder Mux/QAM 6-in-1
December 13, 2012 San Diego, California - Pico Digital, a worldwide leader in providing comprehensive multi-media delivery solutions to customers in the broadband, satellite, cable and broadcast markets, announced today the availability of the SDQ6 Standard Definition Encoder Mux/QAM 6-in-1.

The SDQ6 offers 6 channels of high quality standard definition video in a compact, single rack unit. This nimble encoder will encode up to six composite video, stereo audio and multiplexed inputs in a single QAM with the video output format in MPEG2 SD MP@ML and the Audio output formats in Dolby AC3, MPEG 1 Layer 2.

Supporting QAM modes Annex B, 64 and 256, video encoding rates from 2.5 to 15 mbps, and a frequency range of 54 to 864 Mhz, the SDQ6 is ideal for a quick and cost-effective way to expand digital services. This system also supports PSIP tables allowing the user to configure a virtual channel map for each channel and includes integrated support for an Emergency Alert System.

"Pico Digital's customers, which includes Cable and Satellite Operators worldwide, continue to look for innovative technology that can enable digital services and improve video quality while using significantly less bandwidth." said Carlos Shteremberg, President, Pico Digital Inc. "With the release of this next-generation SD encoder, we have proven our continued leadership in the design and development in real-time video processing and cutting edge solutions like the SDQ6 6 to 1 encoder. The flexibility and broad feature set of the SDQ6, meets our customer's requirements in a cost-effective and best in class solution."

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Pico Digital is an international media technology company serving radio and television broadcast, content providers, hospitality and commercial markets in more than 30 countries. Headquartered in San Diego, California, the company is privately held and dedicated to developing best-in-class media aware products, systems, and services. Pico Digital products are designed and manufactured in San Diego, California. Additional information about Pico Digital Inc. is available at

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