Smiths VBrick Systems announced it received an order from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in Washington D.C. The order calls for a complete enterprise-class system for distributing live and on-demand IP video over the FTC's LAN and WAN networks.
"Adding the FTC to our growing customer roster sends a strong message that government agencies of all sizes — at both the federal and state level — recognize the productivity, collaboration and cost efficiency benefits that are unique to IP video streaming," said John Shaw, Executive VP, VBrick. "We're excited that these organizations continue to look to VBrick as the only fully integrated, end-to-end video solution that delivers these important benefits."
There are five functions performed by the video streaming platform VBrick is delivering to the FTC:
- Digitize and compress video and rich media presentation content
- Transport live and on-demand video streams across the FTC's IP network
- Record, store and playback video from a centralized server
- Stream live and recorded video content to desktops
- Manage the entire system and end user experience through a unified portal
VBrick's scalable and reliable video communications solutions are implemented throughout all branches of the U.S. military, all U.S. military academies and more than 100 of the 120 civilian agencies. Civilian applications include event broadcasts, personnel training, and news distribution. Department of Defense applications include battlefield reconnaissance and support operations communications.