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Pico Digital announces the availability of the PD1000 Universal Digital Platform High Performance HD Encoder Modulation System
April 24, 2013 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, today announced the availability of the PD1000, HD H.264 or MPEG2 Encoding, Multiplexing and Modulations system.

This new efficient, low cost HD modulation system offers flexibility and provides a user-friendly web based management and configuration interface for remote support and troubleshooting. Support for component, HDMI (clear) and composite /closed caption inputs for each dual encoder and QAM/OFDM, IP and ASI outputs, providing 1080p real time encoding and up to 8 HD video channels in H.264 or MPEG-2 formats in a compact modular and expandable1RU chassis.

The PD1000 is a powerful HD Modulation system that also supports multiplexing of external compressed streams via IP as well as the ability to multiplex up to 4 HD Programs in 1 QAM channel for maximum bandwidth efficiency and includes integrated support for an Emergency Alert System. The PD1000 also supports content forensics and analysis via insertion of watermarking.

"This new addition to our HD H.264 Modulation System offering highlights Pico Digital's expertise in designing leading edge, scalable, flexible and reliable advanced digital processing products." said Carlos Shteremberg, President, Pico Digital. "We have worked hard creating this next generation encoder/modulator and cannot wait for our customers to experience the enhanced HD video performance with video quality that rivals any of our competitors systems on the market today."

About Pico Digital
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

Press Contact for Pico Digital
Jeri Egbert
(858) 564-5050 ext. 2341