Sofia Backstage® DVB Head-end

Professional DVB Head-End with fully integrated HbbTV, PSI-SI and EPG management

Unique service offering by Sofia Digital

Sofia Digital is your best choice for demanding DVB head-end deployment projects. We offer the unique capability to deliver reliably despite challenging customer requirements.

Sofia Backstage® includes integrated service workflow and full PSI/SI management offering dynamic and easily managed DVB network operations. Sofia Backstage® Guide Manager and Playout Manager working together can accept virtually any service provider EPG data format and convert that to DVB metadata that is always up-to-date.

Using Sofia Backstage® DVB Head-End operators can add HbbTV support into their networks, enabling Rich EPG data and TV-Guide Client application as well as various Catch-up TV and Start-over services hosted in Sofia Backstage® Guide Manager Server.

Sofia Digital’s HbbTV expertise further ensures state-of-the-art hybrid interactive applications and new TV services integrated with the Guide Manager and Playout Manager back-ends. Any 3rd party HbbTV applications work with the system as well.

Key features

  • Automated and manual PSI-SI generation including PMT, SDT, NIT, TDT, EIT schedule (actual/other) and AIT
  • SI, IP or RF with TS-file support with any supported DekTec adapter product
  • Web-based system administration with automation, scheduling and user management
  • Generation of DVB compatible EPG using EIT-tables
  • Insertion of HbbTV compatible signalling based to ETSI specification 1.1 / 1.5 / 2.0.1
  • Playout of DVB receiver System Software Updates (DVB SSU)
  • Interfaces with many 3rd party DVB-head-end components

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