The real-time video distribution network implemented on motor vessels uses IP as the carrier protocol. The system is designed to receive 20 digital video programs from a satellite. All selected video channels are split into Single Program Transport Streams before IP encapsulation. IP multicast uses UDP to transmit all live programs to the end user in each room of the motor vessel.
The distribution network equipment provides the following:
Stores 750 hours of content (4.4 Tbyte). The power supply available at the site is 220V AC, and the power is regulated using UPS.