For over twenty-five years, the Contemporary Research Corporation has revolutionized the AV industry by specializing in the development and manufacturing of intelligent solutions for system integration. The company is stationed in Dallas, Texas and has been for over 20 years where its products are manufactured and designed to function in 24/7 installations.
Several of Contemporary Research’s unique innovations include:
- Cutting-edge HDTV tuners
- QMOD HDTV Modulators
- Display Express Control Systems
- Classroom Integration Solutions
Contemporary Research‘s product line includes HDTV modulators, IPTV encoders, HDTV tuners, and control products that deliver integrated solutions for Digital RF and IP Networks. The company’s newest decoder/controller, the QIP-D IPTV Decoder/Controller, is yet another demonstration of their technological expertise in helping AV integrators fully realize the prospects of using both RF Coax and IP in HDTV distribution systems.
Contemporary Research’s Newest Decoder/Controller
The QIP-D IPTV Decoder/Controller is the company’s latest product for decoding IPTV streams. It includes an integrated display controller. The QIP-D IPTV Decoder/Controller accepts MPEG2 or H.264 single program or multiple program transport streams. It also has an onboard control database of RS-232 protocols that can be used for common displays and even selected in the setup menu. Custom programming is not required for display control when used with Display Express or an ICE-HE-DXL. The display type can be selected in the setup menu. With Display Express or an ICE-HE-DXL, custom programming isn’t required for display control. A channel list of programs can be uploaded from a PC running CR Toolbox software. This a free universal application designed to connect and update CR products.
Additional QIP-D IPTV Decoder/Controller Features
- HDMI output and video scaling
- Onboard control database
- Power and source selection control
- An updatable CR Toolbox channel list
- RS-232 for display control
- CEC enabled display compatibility
- On-screen menu, Web GUI or IP command set up
- An updatable CR Toolbox channel list
- Control via front panel
- Optional IR remote control
- Web GUI
- UDP commands from Display Express software
- A Display Control Center
Contemporary Research Company’s Mission
When Contemporary Research was first formed in 1994, founder, Scott Hetzler’s vision began with professional TV tuners and AV routers. It was this innovative line of thinking that set the standard for the AV industry and enabled a greater/efficient means of creation for the systems market. Since then, Contemporary Research solutions have never failed in providing state-of-the-art features, integration-friendly control, and easy-to-use application software.
All these incredible features have been backed with solid technical support and customer service. Contemporary Research products are built in the United States and they are designed to function in demanding mission-critical 24/7 installations. The company’s mission is to innovate solutions that originate, distribute, integrate and tune. Their newest IPTV decoder has certainly lived up to the heart and soul of the mission CTS / Sales Executive, Contemporary Research, Nelson Solares showed great confidence in when he stated that “The broadcast market has always trusted CR to deliver quality products, so when the requests came for an SDI IPTV decoder, we were excited to be able to deliver the IP-SDI 4i IPTV Decoder.”
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