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New workflow designs from Digital Rapids

6 March 2012

New media transformation and workflow technology solutions will be unveiled for the first time at the 2012 NAB Show, along with enhancements to Digital Rapids’ established solutions. The company’s Transcode Manager 2.0 (pictured), the next generation of its automated, high-volume media file transcoding software, combines superior quality, intelligent automation, rich format support and outstanding performance for transcoding applications from production and archive to revenue-expanding multi-screen distribution. New features in version 2.0 include adaptive, logic-driven process automation with rich metadata support to reduce effort, errors and processing time; intuitive, visual workflow design tools; and elastic scalability with dynamic, on-demand deployment. The new, carrier-grade StreamZ Live Broadcast hybrid live encoder combines Digital Rapids’ renowned multi-screen output versatility and quality with robust features for the unique demands of broadcast, cable, Telco and satellite television operations. StreamZ Live Broadcast features simultaneous H.264 or MPEG-2 encoding for traditional television applications and multi-format encoding – including adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming – for any-screen delivery to devices including mobile phones, tablets, PCs, IPTV, over-the-top (OTT) services and more – all in a single encoder. The StreamZ Live family of encoders provides superior output quality, outstanding reliability and flexible, multi-screen output format support for audience-expanding live streaming applications. Available in single or multi-channel models with HD, SD and IP input choices, StreamZ Live features rich adaptive streaming (ABR) support and simultaneous multi-format output for streaming to devices from mobile phones and tablets to PCs, game consoles and smart TVs.  SL5624


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