Transponder News Satellite TV 12 August 2019
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Samsung and KT SkyLife tested broadcasting 8K in the Ka-band
Samsung and KT SkyLife successfully tested the video broadcast in 8K resolution, Using the latest compression standard. To perform the test, both companies used the Korean Meteorological Satellite Cheollian, which is in the position 128,2 degrees East longitude. An important point in carrying out tests of the Korean satellite operator KT SkyLife is, Ka band that was first activated for satellite video transmission as 8K.
Satellite dish on the ground received a signal, It decodes it and transmitted in real time via HDMI on the 82-inch TV Samsung QLED 8K. Korean companies used in the broadcast H.265 compression codec (Hevca), which approximately 50% effective, than the H.264 standard (MPEG-4). The signal broadcast using digital satellite television standard DVB-S2X.
Samsung and KT SkyLife claim, that the test results show the following - video transmission by satellite in 8K to rate 100 Mbit / s is possible and beneficial.
Samsung and KT SkyLife first presented their 8K broadcast technology on previous models QLED TVs 2018 year. On Samsung last week took off football matches with an 8K camera and promised in the future to provide more opportunities to shoot video at 8K resolution.
During the day, the launch of four telecommunications satellites
Over the past few days, the world's news agencies reported immediately starts TELECOMMUNICATIONS four satellites into orbit, among which one represents the Russian Federation. Can we expect something from new launches for fans of satellite TV? This was our next material.
On the night of the 5th of August 2nd the launch of a comic vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. He was placed rocket "Proton-M" and the name of his sources of information is not disclosed. When this, It clarifies that the new satellites was launched for the benefit of the Ministry of Defense and that it was the last launch from this spaceport, t.. subsequent launches of space vehicles for the Ministry of Defense will be carried out in Plesetsk. According to various sources the new Russian spacecraft can be a communications satellite "Meridian-M" or a new device to group "Blagovest", which works including maintenance of the Arctic.
In the night 6 on 7 August from Cape Canaveral by carrier rocket Falcon 9 Amos-17 satellite went into geostationary orbit, full-time point in an orbit which is located on the 17th degree of east longitude. Previously, he worked in this position the satellite Amos-5 production in Russia and France in the period from 2012 at the end 2015 year. Because of the accident, which occurred in November 2015 year, satellite has been referenced to the lost.
Amos-17 will generally be designed to serve the African region. Part of the rays will be focused on the Middle East region and Europe, and a C-band beam scheduled, which will be well to seize the territory of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and southern Russia. On board the satellite transponders are C-, that- and Ka-band.
Also on the night of 7 August the launch of the rocket Ariane-5 from Kourou in French Guiana. It led to the near space, two telecommunications satellites. One of them, EDRS-C, is local interest, t.. its main task - to send high-speed data. And another, Intelsat-39, It is the most interesting for lovers of SAT-TV, because its operating position will point 62 degrees East longitude. Here, it will replace the Intelsat-902 satellite, working in orbit already 18 years.