April 18, 2005
SyncCast and Digital Rapids Announce Launch of Secure Live Encoding Solution Using Windows Media Video 9 (VC-1)
About SyncCast – SyncCast provides solutions for secure delivery of digital media and related data via the Internet and other media (DVDs, CDs, etc.). SyncCast is also a leading Content Delivery Network (CDN), globally load balanced, utilizing multiple tier-1 Internet backbones. The company offers XML/SQL based tools for managing, ingesting, integrating and delivering digital media to various systems of any enterprise. SyncCast applications are built using Microsoft .NET technology, C++ and C#. SyncCast clients include: EMI Music Group, Universal Music Group, Billboard Radio, Microsoft, Lions Gate Films, Warner Bros. Studios, Forbes.com, American Film Institute, CinemaNow and others. SyncCast is privately held.
SyncCast uses Microsoft Windows Media Rights Manager to build its DRM Solution to protect copyrighted materials online and other traditional media, such as DVD-ROMs and CD-ROMs. It provides real-time reporting of content licensing and consumption, including the time and date the content was licensed, the country, state and city the content was licensed, and what was licensed, by file name, byte size, or the end user licensing agreement For more information about SyncCast, go to: www.synccast.com.
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.