CHAMELEON – Software-Based Headend Platform
CHAMELEON – Software-Based Headend Platform

The CHAMELEON headend platform is designed with all current and future applications in mind and is superbly suited for the transition from the analog to the digital environment.

It has a unique flexibility that allows you to change its functionality by the click of a button. The products have been appreciated by customers in every continent for several years.

  • Headend processor for residential, regional and national networks
  • Customizable functionality via software
  • Regeneration of Service Information
  • Web User Interface and SNMP
  • MPEG Encoding and MPEG Transcoding
  • ASI input and output
  • SDI input and output
  • Audio/video decoding
  • Common Interface
  • Multi-standard DTV tuner
  • Multi-standard DTV and Analog modulator
  • IPTV input and output

ONLY PAY FOR WHAT YOU REALLY NEED

The CHAMELEON modules uses software options to activate functionality. You can easily add new functionalities, or change the functionalities of existing installations by ordering new software options at any time. This gives you incredible flexibility and the possibility for your CHAMELEON system to grow with you.

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EASILY UPGRADE, UPSCALE, DOWNSCALE, ADJUST, TWEAK, CHANGE, COMBINE OR EXPAND
MANAGE ALL YOUR INSTALLATIONS ON THE GO – EFFORTLESSLY

MANAGE ALL YOUR INSTALLATIONS ON THE GO – EFFORTLESSLY

With our embedded web interface you can manage and monitor all your installations from any device that has an IP connection. This makes it easy to keep an eye on particularly important installations wherever you are.

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A WELL-PROVEN PLATFORM

The CHAMELEON platform has been developed and enhanced since 2010 and is today a very stable system. A well tested and proven platform enables you to focus on your tasks and deliver the results you want.

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FEATURES

APPLICATION EXAMPLES

Compact Installation

Example of a compact installation for a small hotel or B&B. Receives two terrestrial multiplexes with free channels and the most popular programs (encrypted) from two satellite LNB’s. This example has 10 programs out in clear using two COFDM (DVB-T) muxes/frequencies.

Base Unit
– 1 x GN20 B
Modules
– 2 x CHAMELEON Processors
Software Options
– 1 x Dual DVB-T/T2 input (GNDT2)
– 1 x Dual DVB-S/S2 input (GNDS2)
– 1 x Common Interface (GNCI)
– 2 x System Multiplex (GNSYMUX)
– 2 x COFDM output (GNTMOD)
  • Compact 1U 19″ cabinet with redundant power supply (optional) and low energy consumption, typical 25W
  • Easy setup and maintenance via web-UI
  • Software upgradable to virtually any input or output format
  • First year Support License Agreement (SLA) included
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Encryption Functionality Used in Hospitality System

Hospitality installation receiving data via QAM (DVB-C) from a major operator with DVB encrypted data. Also includes two info channels from HDMI. All content re-encrypted via the integrated Pro:Idiom encryption. Distribution as separate IP SPTS for each of the 30 channels.

Base Unit
– 1 x GN50
Modules
– 1 x CHAMELEON Encoder
– 4 x CHAMELEON Processors
Software Options
– 4 x Dual C input (GNDC)
– 4 x Dual CI (GNDCI)
– 4 x IP Streaming (GNSTR)
– 4 x Multiplexing (GNMUX)
– 4 x Pro:Idiom scrambling (GNOPISCR)
  • Software upgradable to virtually any input or output format
  • Easily expandable
  • Integrated high performance IP switch
  • First year Support License Agreement (SLA) included
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City Carrier Edge-QAM

An installation where 108 incoming IPTV data streams are converted into 14 QAM (DVB-C) outputs multiplexes and 8 FM radio frequencies distributed in the cable TV network to city households. The 14 QAM multiplexes carries 100 TV programs.

Base Unit
– 1 x GN50
Modules
– 6 x CHAMELEON Processors
Software Options
– 4 x 4 QAM out (GNQCMOD)
– 6 x IP Streaming (GNSTR)
– 4 x System Multiplex (GNSYMUX)
– 1 x 8 FM (GNOCTFM)
  • Compact 3U 19″ cabinet with hot-swap fans and redundant power supply (optional)
  • Integrated high performance IP switch
  • Setup and maintenance via web-UI
  • Software upgradable to virtually any input or output format
  • First year Support License Agreement (SLA) included

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CHAMELEON Processor

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A highly configurable channel processor that can receive and transmit in a mulitude of interfaces and formats
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CHAMELEON Encoder

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H.264 audio and video encoder
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CHAMELEON Transcoder

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H.264/MPEG-2 audio and video transcoder
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The CHAMELEON modules uses software options to activate functionality. When you buy your CHAMELEON hardware you can use the WISI Configurator to find out which software options you need. If you need to add or change functionality later on you can order new software options.

GNASI
Software option for one ASI Interface
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GNC
Software option for one DVB-C input
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GNDS2
Software option for two DVB-S/S2 inputs
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GNDFM
Software option for two FM radio outputs
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GNCI
Software option for one CI interface
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GNCMOD
Software option for one DVB-C output
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GNDCMOD
Software option for two DVB-C outputs
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GNDASI
Software option for two ASI interfaces
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GNDC
Software option for two DVB-C inputs
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GN01

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Wall mount for up to 2 Chameleon modules. Integrated fan and PSU.
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 GN20 B/R

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1 U subrack for up to 2 Chameleon modules. Integrated fan and PSU.
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GN40

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3 U subrack for up to 10 Chameleon modules. Integrated PSU and power supply harness. Accompanied with a 1 U fan subrack.
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GN50

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3 U professional subrack for up to 10 Chameleon modules. Integrated ethernet switch, fan and PSU.
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Splitters

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Combiners

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Power Supplies

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