April 24, 2006
Digital Rapids Extends Flexibility and Enhances Advanced Capabilities with Stream 2.2 Software Upgrade
The Stream software is available in the following configurations:
- Stream LE – supports live video/audio and digital file ingest, video and audio pre-processing, multiple output file formats, integrated archiving, streaming, publishing and distribution
- StreamPro – adds deck control, batch encoding, image sequence input, E-mail notification, watch folders, clip lists, MPEG2 live streaming, and Sorenson ACE (MPEG4, H.264, MP3, MOV codecs)
- StreamEnterprise – adds a Java-based remote control and monitoring interface that can run on any Java enabled operating system (required for control by Digital Rapids Transcode Manager and Broadcast Manager)
Stream LE is included with DRC-Stream ingest/encoding hardware bundles, with StreamPro available as a software option. StreamEnterprise is included with StreamZ and StreamZHD servers, and is also available as a software option for DRC-Stream users.
The Stream 2.2 software is scheduled for release in Q2 2006, and will be available as a free download from the Digital Rapids web site, www.digital-rapids.com, for all registered Stream 2.0 customers. Stream 2.2 will also be available for users of Stream version 1.5 or earlier as a chargeable upgrade.
About Digital Rapids Corporation – Digital Rapids is a leading developer of professional hardware and software solutions for real-time video ingest, playout, transcoding, and streaming. Product lines include Stream video ingest and transcoding solutions, Copper for the secure and error corrected distribution of digital media over diverse networks, StreamZHD and CarbonHD, an HD product line for real-time HD acquisition, playout, and transcoding. Digital Rapids products integrate seamlessly into existing post production, broadcast, and corporate environments, dramatically increasing the volume and quality of media produced while increasing productivity and lowering overall costs. Digital Rapids Corporation (www.digital-rapids.com) is headquartered in Ontario, Canada and has sales offices in California, the UK and Australia.