Enabling Technology Webinar 2009


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Enabling Technology Webinar 2009
Quadruple and triple play VoIP chip which process video, voice, audio & data supporting codecs and formats including WMV, H263, H264, H324, G729, MPEG4, G723. Available as DSP chips or DSP boards. 3G-H.324M and all-IP NGN compliant products.

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    1. 1. Enabling-technology for Multimedia Applications and services Market-proven since 1996 Avi Fisher, CTO
    2. 2. Targets for the Webinar Surf Proprietary Information <ul><li>Review the main market trends in the multi-media telecom market and their impact on leading applications and services </li></ul><ul><li>Indentify the dominant applications in the fixed-line and mobile telecom market </li></ul><ul><li>For each of the above application a description of the main media-processing related challenges </li></ul><ul><li>The Surf products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software/Hardware architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitive advantages and differentiators for each vertical application </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A detailed list of media processing features </li></ul>
    3. 3. Trends in the telecom market drive applications and services <ul><li>Trend 1: Promote increased usage of network bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>Trend 2: Replace legacy (PSTN) core network equipment with NGN/IMS </li></ul><ul><li>Trend 3: Introduce 3G value added services (VAS) as a means to promote usage of 3G networks </li></ul><ul><li>Trend 4: Enterprises move to VoIP as a means for cost reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Trend 5: Ride the success of the social networks </li></ul><ul><li>Trend 6: Rich (multimedia) content owners seek new ways to increase customer base and revenues </li></ul><ul><li>Each of the above trends (individually and as a whole) are the key to driving multimedia applications and services into the marketplace </li></ul>Surf Proprietary Information
    4. 4. Trends in the telecom market drive applications and services (cont.) <ul><li>Trend 1: Promote increased usage of network bandwidth </li></ul><ul><ul><li> High quality, high bandwidth video conferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> wideband telephony as a means to differentiate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trend 2: Replace legacy (PSTN) core network equipment with NGN/IMS </li></ul><ul><ul><li> IMS infrastructure: media server ( MRF ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> media gateway for voice/video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> session boarder controller ( SBC ) and security gateway </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trend 3: Introduce 3G value added services (VAS) as a means to promote usage of 3G networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Mobile TV & other Video streaming services to mobile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Video mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Interactive Video services ( IVVR ) including </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile banking, Video portal, video blog, video dating, participation TV, video search </li></ul></ul></ul>Surf Proprietary Information
    5. 5. Trends in the telecom market drive applications and services (cont.) <ul><li>Trend 4: Enterprises move to VoIP as a means for cost reduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Integrated IP-PBX (PBX+fax+conferencing+video) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trend 5: Ride the success of the social networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Video chat , Video dating including animation (uses IVVR capabilities) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trend 6: Rich (multimedia) content owners seek new ways to increase customer base and revenues </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Mobile to web and Web to mobile content gateway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Monetization through mobile video advertisement </li></ul></ul>Surf Proprietary Information
    6. 6. Product Lines Surf Proprietary Information Chip level Software for multimedia processing embedded in DSPs for board and system developers Board level Boards + embedded software for multimedia processing for system developers
    7. 7. Board level <ul><li>SurfExpress ™ / PCIe </li></ul><ul><li>Single-lane PCI Express card </li></ul><ul><li>SurfDocker architecture with up to 8 TI C64x family DSPs </li></ul><ul><li>2 x 1Gb Ethernet ports </li></ul><ul><li>H.100 </li></ul><ul><li>Dockers: C6482, C6486 (Multi-core) </li></ul><ul><li>SurfRider ™/AMC </li></ul><ul><li>AMC form factor half/full size </li></ul><ul><li>SurfDocker architecture with up to 8 TI C64x family DSPs </li></ul><ul><li>iTDM </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-integrated with leading xTCA vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Dockers: C6482, C6486 (Multi-core) </li></ul>
    8. 8. Software Architecture [1] Roadmap feature
    9. 9. SurfExpress™ - Hardware Architecture
    10. 10. Media Processing highlights Surf Proprietary Information <ul><li>Video: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transcoding from any-to-any codec </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-party conferencing with split-screen capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On the fly Bit-rate adaptation capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for H.264, MPEG4, H.263, WMV/VC1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All resolutions from SD (4CIF/D1) down to SQCIF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertisement injection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logo and text overlays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3G-324M </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voice/Audio : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced and complete high capacity VoIP media processing (Up to 3000 channels per board) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireline and wireless codecs including wideband codecs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-party conferencing, up to 3000 participants in a single conference. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Streaming and recording with transcoding of up to 2000 concurrent streams per board. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Modem relay: V.150.1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modem: Up to V.92 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fax relay (T.38) and Fax termination (T.32)… </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Competitive Edges/product advantages <ul><li>For video telephony (video conferencing, IVVR, video mail, Video ringback): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any resolution from SQCIF to D1/VGA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All major video/audio codecs: H.264, MPEG4, H.263, AAC, …. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-the-fly transcoding from any to any </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continues presence (multi-video sources on same frame) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video on video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text/logo overlay with transparancy (Alpha blending) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interoperability with more then a hundred of mobile phones, dozens of desktop and soft video clients </li></ul></ul>Surf Proprietary Information <ul><li>For IMS/NGN infrastructure (MRF, MGW, SBC): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest density (up to 3000 concurrent sessions per board for transcoding and streaming) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to 250 new calls per second (10 second hold time) per board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iTDM – interoperable with leading linecards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas Instruments Echo canceller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security (SRTP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPv6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VoIP, T.38 – 12 years deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SurfExpress™ and SurfRider™/AMC share the same API’s </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Competitive Edges/product advantages <ul><li>For IP-PBX: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The only chip level product supporting: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VoIP GW </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fax server and fax relay </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Voice bridge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prompt announcement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IVR </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video ready </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Support for video conferencing </li></ul></ul></ul>Surf Proprietary Information <ul><li>For Content streaming (Mobile TV, web-to-mobile, mobile-to-web, mobile ads) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High capacity on-the-fly bitrate adaptation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any to any on-the-fly transcoding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertisement injection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video on video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scrolling Text and logo overlay with transparency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wideband audio codec processing </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Thank You
    14. 14. Detailed media processing features [1] Roadmap feature
    15. 15. Video Features <ul><li>Video Codecs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MPEG4 (Enc/Dec) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>H.263 (Enc/Dec) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>H.264 (Enc/Dec) – BP, MP* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WMV9 (Dec) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MPEG2* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any to any transcoding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any up to VGA/D1/4CIF </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Frame Rate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1-30FPS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bit Rate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Constant and variable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptation On-the-fly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RTP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3G-324M </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MPEG-TS* </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Configurable deblocking levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple destination support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Packet Loss Concealment (PLC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fixed/Adaptive Jitter Buffer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced Video Toolbox </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic text overlay (Unicode) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Configurable frame rate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bit rate change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any resolution resize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Superimposed logos and icons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animated banners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture-in-picture advertising supporting video-on-video </li></ul></ul>* Roadmap feature
    16. 16. Voice/Audio Features <ul><li>Wireline & Wireless Speech Codecs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>G.711 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G.726 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G.723.1A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G.722.2 (WB-AMR) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G.729AB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EVRC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GSM FR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GSM EFR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GSM NB-AMR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iLBC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audio Codecs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WMA9 (decode only) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AAC-LC* </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conferencing (for fully-populated 8xDSP board) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>N-way: 3000 participants per board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3-way: 1000 bridges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Echo Cancellation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>G.168 2002 echo tail up to 128ms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice Activity Detection (VAD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort Noise Generation (CNG) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Packet Loss Concealment (PLC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fixed/Adaptive Jitter Buffer up to 1000 ms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto Gain / Level Control (AGC / ALC) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RTP/RTCP: RFC 3550, 3551, 3389 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security: SRTP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Configurable packet size: 5-60ms (5ms resolution) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single or multiple frames per packet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tone and Events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relay (RFC 2833) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Caller ID detection and generation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Detection/Generation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User-defined tones </li></ul></ul>* Roadmap feature
    17. 17. Conferencing & Streaming <ul><li>Conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 384 TDM or IP audio conferencing participants on a single DSP </li></ul><ul><li>Dominant speakers detection </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 96 active video participants </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 16 displayed participants </li></ul><ul><li>Configurable video conference layouts </li></ul><ul><li>Text and image overlay on conference output </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming </li></ul><ul><li>Play/Record of any channel from/to file </li></ul><ul><li>Supported file formats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3GP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MP4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASF (WMV9) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AVI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Supports more than 2000 concurrent G.711 streams </li></ul>
    18. 18. Video Conferencing <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge between various types of endpoints (soft clients, desktop, Mobile phones, MS Messenger, Skype..) with diverse codecs and resolutions </li></ul><ul><li>Support various transport layers (RTP, 3G-324M) </li></ul><ul><li>High density/low cost </li></ul>Video Phone (Desktop phone) SurfExpress PCI/e IP Video Phone (Soft phone) H.264/VGA Video Phone (LCD, TV) MPEG4/D1 H.264/CIF 3G-324M/MPEG4/QCIF
    19. 19. Wideband Telephony <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><li>High density transcoding and streaming (150MIPS for AAC compared to 10MIPS for G.729) </li></ul><ul><li>Wideband conferencing  optimize voice quality </li></ul><ul><li>Interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>Conference bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Announcement server </li></ul><ul><li>Transcoder </li></ul>IP RTP/G711.1 RTP/AAC IP phone WB-AMR (G.722.2)
    20. 20. IMS Infrastructure: MRF <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><li>High density and bottleneck-free architecture (move away from the TDM based architecture of legacy boards) </li></ul><ul><li>High call-per-second (CPS) score. At least 100 per board for a 10 second call duration. </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple services including voice/video, streaming, conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Support for distributed conferencing – at least 1000 participants on the same bridge </li></ul>IP/NGN RTP/G.729 IP phone DTMF IP phone RTP/G.729 Announcement Server Prompts in G.711 (example) SurfExpress PCI/e Storage Servers
    21. 21. IMS Infrastructure: Media Gateway <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Field hardened with top class echo canceller, T.38, interoperable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the same box for other IMS infrastructure (MRF, SBC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iTDM for ATCA </li></ul></ul>IP/NGN Media Gateway PSTN SurfRider/AMC 3G-324m/H.263 SIP IP phone SIP Video phone RTP/SIP H.264 RTP/SIP
    22. 22. IMS Infrastructure: SBC <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Packet to packet architecture (not the TDM  IP based architecture of legacy telephony boards) </li></ul><ul><li>High density, high CPS, security, IPv6 </li></ul><ul><li>Use the same box for other IMS infrastructure (MRF, MGW) </li></ul>IP Operator A SBC SurfRider/AMC SIP IP phone G.729/SRTP IP Operator B IPv6 G.711/RTP IPv4
    23. 23. Mobile TV & Other Streaming Video Services <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptive bitrate adaptation based on RTCP </li></ul><ul><li>Ads injection </li></ul><ul><li>Each phone get his own oprimized codec and optimized bitrate </li></ul><ul><li>Text overlay with transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Banners and logos </li></ul>SurfExpress PCI/e Web Ad Server Live feed Storage Servers Streaming Server 3GPP flv RTP HTTP RTP/UDP/IP (unicast) RTCP
    24. 24. Video Mail <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Record in one format, play in another format (transcoding) </li></ul><ul><li>Resolution adjustment, transport adjustment (3G-324M  RTP) </li></ul><ul><li>Generate I-frames so that recorded message starts with an I-frame </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse resolutions and codecs (from VGA/D1 to QCIF phones)  high quality rescaling </li></ul><ul><li>Audio-video synchronization </li></ul>Fixed Video Phone SurfExpress PCI/e IP Storage Video Phone (Soft Client) Server 3G-324M/H.263 QCIF Leave message RTP/H.263/CIF RTP/H.264/VGA Play message in a different format
    25. 25. IVVR <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Various video content in different formats: requires transcoding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video quality especially in 3G-324M </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low latency </li></ul></ul>SurfExpress PCI/e Server 3G-324M or RTP Storage Prompts in various formats Play prompt information Receive DTMF <ul><li>Mobile banking </li></ul><ul><li>video dating </li></ul><ul><li>Video search </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile TV </li></ul><ul><li>Video blog </li></ul>
    26. 26. Integrated IP-PBX <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost per port / high functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VoIP gateway, Fax server, conferencing bridge, analog modem backup connection, voice mail </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video conferencing bridge (option) </li></ul>PSTN IP Surf DSP chip PSTN Phone Fax Modem PBX IP Phone Printer <ul><li>VoIP GW </li></ul><ul><li>Conference bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Fax server </li></ul><ul><li>Modem backup connection </li></ul><ul><li>Codec transcoder </li></ul>
    27. 27. Web to Mobile, Mobile to Web Gateway <ul><li>Main challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interworking/transcoding between Flash (web) and 3GPP (mobile) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for FLV file format and 3GPP file format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for H.264 (rapidly increasing), Sorenson/spark (declining), VP6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for AAC codec </li></ul></ul>SurfExpress PCI/e Web Server HTTP/flv/VP6 3GPP/RTP/ H.264  Real time uploads of mobile video to the web  Streaming of web originated video to the mobile
    28. 28. Dinnovan - Korea
    29. 29. Winnerstek
    30. 30. Matrix - India
    31. 31. NEC - Japan
    32. 32. Newgrid - Korea
    33. 33. VoxPilot
    34. 34. Ethrix