Caton’s LCP transmission and Cydex power the Gansu provincial station for China's First Global Flight

On the afternoon of August 7, 2016, the long-awaited "China's First Global Flight" has departed from Beijing. On the same day, a press conference was held in Beijing to formally sign a project cooperation agreement, and introduce the theme "Fly with Dreams" to reporters from Hong Kong, Gansu province and Lanzhou city’s main media and online media. Gansu Radio, Film and Television Station as a cooperate media broadcaster, used Caton’s 4G transmission equipment system (LCP-RRS-IVP) to real-time transfer video programs, along with Cydex file transfer software to quickly transfer edited video files back to Gansu Province Station through the open Internet and distribute the files to Xinjiang Station and Bingtuan Satelite TV Station, etc,.


Gansu Radio, Film and Television (TVB) has been in existence for 12 years and now has a population of about 751 million and has 6 radio stations and 7 TV channels. It has issued " The Chinese civilization " and manage Silk Road Pearl Website and "beef noodle" APP. It combined the original Gansu People's Broadcasting Station and Gansu TV to an integrated radio and television media. They were confident and satisfied for this first time cooperation.


According to them, “Caton’s 4G encoding and transmitting devices are capable of transmitting video in transnational and transcontinental environment in such a stable manner. It is comparable to satellite transmissions in some aspects. Cydex file transfer software can be used in transnational and transcontinental environments to quickly transfer video files with AES-256 encrypted transmission technology. In the same network conditions, it is more than ten times faster than other file transmission software. In the entire work process, its equipment and solutions are savings us a lot in human resources and financial costs! "

Gansu TV station team also felt that it was very easy to use Caton’s technology to cooperate with the hardware devices of CDV, TVU and Sony cameras. The work flow was divided into two types: The First one, the camera signal encoded through Caton’s 4G encoding transmission equipment, and then transmission back to the server deployed in Gansu Province with 4G signal. The server received the signal is divided into two ways, one into the RTMP protocol for Gansu Station WeChat public, and the other into the decoder to export SDI to make documentary; The second one, transfer back the edited video files with Caton’s Cydex file transfer software through open internet. The entire workflow is as simple as that, saving us a lot of time and improving the flexibility and also get us variety of solutions.


The team concluded: "We are very pleased with the overall technical performance of Caton’s technology. LCP equipment and Cydex file transfer software give us unparalleled support and incredible stability in such a large production environment."


About Cydex

Enterprise-class file transfers with end-to-end security and powerful features to speed your workflow over the Open Internet Optimized performance even in highly congested and high-latency environments. Large file transfers - now as easy as sending email.


About LCP-300

The ultimate in portable, high resolution delivery solutions, the LCP300 powered by Caton's R2TP technology combines multiple (3g/4G/Wi-Fi/LAN) mobile uplinks for Mobile News Gathering, live news footage and event-based production.The mobile transmission tool integrates seamlessness with the full family of R2TP solutions from Caton.


About Caton Technology
Caton Technology is a leading manufacturer of advance video encoding and Open Internet data transmission solutions. Reliable Real-Time Transport Protocol (R2TP) and Fast Files Transfer Protocol (F2TP) technologies enable secure, robust and easy-to-use data transmission for the broadcast and enterprise markets even in the harshest of network conditions.

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