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Program Listing Server

Proto Tech's Program Listing Server (EPG, EIT) is a software component of a DTV Head-End Application Suite which provides program listings to the subscriber via Motorola™ SEM..

The programming information is obtained Service LAN or from the customer's CRM database via the Provisioning Server. The Program Listing Server is compatible with many Set-Top Boxes and a variety of hardware/software platforms. Its interface with CRM systems is completely customizable.

Proto Tech has an established track record for supplying stable digital DTV Head-End software
for Unix and MS-Windows´┐Ż plattforms

The application of the Program Listing Server in a typical DTV Head-End system is depicted in the diagram below:

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As illustrated above, Proto Tech's Program Listing Server feeds programming information to the HFC network via SEM using the Gigabit interface.

The Program Listing Server tightly interfaces with the customer's CRM system via Provisioning Server. Communication with Provisioning Server is accomplished through the TCP/IP protocol.

Optionally, the Program Listing Server can list the available media content on the Video-On-Demand Server as well as the PPV charges.

The Program Listing Server is a multithreaded application compatible with uniprocessor SCO-Unix or multiprocessor MS-Windows™ NT family of operating systems, including but not limited to MS-Winfows™ Server 2003

Currently supported DTV platforms:

Cisco / Scientific Atlanta


Samsung Set Top Box

Proto's strong reputation for excellent front-end performance, innovative features and stable solutions has made the company a major player in its chosen markets.

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