Artel Video Systems to Demonstrate New Capabilities for DigiLink Platform at CCW


Artel Video Systems will be demonstrating new fully integrated capabilities available in the DigiLink modular platform at CCW 2013, booth 709 in New York, November 13-14.


artel_lowrezArtel will be showcasing enhanced features and functionality in the DigiLink platform, the industry’s most flexible and cost-effective solution for transporting broadcast-quality media across IP, optical networks, and direct fiber. The platform’s unique design integrates optical and IP transport, JPEG2000 compression, and video and Ethernet routing in a compact, cost-effective package. DigiLink offers broadcasters and video service providers a single, flexible, media transport platform capable of operating in any environment or network infrastructure.


“Our industry is demanding new simplified solutions for transporting contribution-quality video feeds and data traffic across all types of terrestrial networks. It also needs the ability to quickly and easily reconfigure local and remote equipment for changing requirement, formats, and available networks,” said Richard Dellacanonica, president of Artel Video Systems. “The DigiLink platform with its ability to adapt to different formats, multiple transport options, ease of deployment and support, and history of reliability is the ideal solution for those applications.”

Artel Welcomes Philip Dubs as Director of Broadcast Sales
Artel Video Systems has appointed Philip Dubs as its director of broadcast sales. Dubs joins Artel with more than 30 years of experience in sales, operational, and management roles in the broadcast industry.

“We are excited to be adding Phil to the Artel team. His tremendous experience in both operational and sales roles will be heavily relied on as we focus on developing closer relationships with the broadcast industry,” said Richard Dellacanonica, president of Artel. “As a well-respected member of the community, Dubs will be instrumental in showcasing the DigiLink platform to broadcasters and to help shape our product development effort to more closely align with their unique needs.”

Prior to joining Artel, Dubs spent 12 years as vice president of sales for Pixelmetrix, a worldwide manufacturer of transport stream test equipment and digital storage servers. Prior to Pixelmetrix, he was a founding member of GEMS International Television, and vice president of sales and marketing for Florida Video Systems. Dubs attended New York Institute of Technology for Electrical Engineering, and holds a Society of Broadcast Engineers CEV®Certification. Dubs is active in the broadcast community as a member of the SBE, SMPTE, and NATAS (EMMY) Technical Committee.

“Evolving video standards, compression formats, and transport technologies are creating opportunities for companies like Artel to create new, cost-effective, and easy to deploy and support solutions that address these rapidly changing market requirements,” said Dubs. “Joining Artel presents an exciting opportunity to use my experience managing a broadcasting station as well as selling test equipment to educate the industry on the tremendous capabilities of DigiLink and to help Artel to develop new solutions for broadcasters.”

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