OpenSAND, formerly known as Platine, is a user-friendly and efficient tool to emulate satellite communication systems, mainly DVB-RCS - DVB-S2. It provides a suitable and simple means for performance evaluation and innovative access and network techniques validation. Its ability to interconnect real equipments with real applications provides excellent demonstration means.
tsdecrypt reads an incoming MPEG transport stream over UDP/RTP and then decrypts it using keys obtained from OSCAM or a similar CAM server. Currently supported crypto systems are Conax, Cryptoworks, Irdeto, Viaccess, Mediaguard (Seca), Videoguard (NDS), Nagra, DRE-Crypt, and Bulcrypt. BISS and constant code words are also supported. tsdecrypt communicates with a CAM server using the cs378x (camd35 over TCP) protocol or the newcamd protocol.
mptsd receives MPEGTS streams from UDP/multicast or HTTP and combines them into one multiple program stream that is suitable for outputing to a DVB-C modulator. It has been tested with the Dektec DTE-3114 Quad QAM Modulator and it is used in production in couple of small DVB-C networks.
DVBlast is a simple and powerful MPEG-2 transport stream demux and streaming application with several input methods, such as Linux DVB supported cards (DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T, etc.), ASI cards, and UDP/RTP streams carrying a transport stream. It outputs one or several UDP/RTP streams carrying transport streams with hardware or software PID filtering, PID-based or service-based demultiplexing, and optional descrambling via a CAM device.