April 12, 2010
Digital Rapids Connects Content to Opportunity at 2010 NAB Show
Efficient Content Delivery Systems
New enhancements to the MediaMesh content delivery system are being highlighted, including playlisting for multi-clip output and extended capabilities in the portal-based MediaMesh Web Submitter. Built on Digital Rapids C2 transfer technology, MediaMesh combines a robust delivery framework with full-featured receiving appliances, providing efficient transfer of digital media between content providers, contributors, aggregators, affiliates and distribution partners. Optimizing delivery of HD, SD and Digital Cinema content over terrestrial IP networks and satellite, MediaMesh significantly lowers the costs of delivery for content from ad spots to syndicated series and long-form features. MediaMesh RX receiving appliances provide powerful functionality including integrated review, inventory management, transcoding, re-packaging and playout.
The latest version of the C2 data delivery software is also being featured, combining exceptionally fast speed and reliability with parallel transfers for outstanding efficiency when distributing any type of data files to multiple recipients.
Encoding, Transcoding and Streaming
The acclaimed StreamZHD studio encoding system is being featured with the recently released version 3.2 software. StreamZHD provides HD and SD video capture, encoding, transcoding and live streaming in a versatile configuration that integrates easily into any media environment. StreamZHD seamlessly supports live and on demand multi-platform distribution opportunities and multi-format workflows with real-time encoding to multiple output formats. New features in version 3.2 include integrated segmenting for Apple iPhone delivery, JPEG2000 format support, Dolby(r) Pulse audio, YouTube Content ID fingerprinting support, Microsoft(r) PlayReady(r) technology for protection of IIS Smooth Streaming content and more. (Please see our March 1 announcement of Stream 3.2 for more details about these new features).
NAB attendees are also seeing previews of new features in upcoming versions of the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager scalable, automated transcoding software and the Digital Rapids Broadcast Manager multi-encoder management software. The new version of Transcode Manager incorporates additions mirroring those in Stream 3.2, a new user interface and more. Broadcast Manager 1.5 features the same new user interface style plus improved scheduling precision and enhanced failover capabilities, enabling faster automated switching of operations to a backup encoder in the case of a critical failure.
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About Digital Rapids Corporation – Digital Rapids provides the leading hardware and software solutions for transforming and delivering media, enabling the multi-platform experiences that are changing how audiences view content. Scaling from standalone appliances to global workflows, Digital Rapids solutions enable media professionals to maximize their productivity, quality, and the value of their content. Recipient of a coveted IBC Innovation Award and four prestigious Frost & Sullivan honors for encoding and transcoding leadership, Digital Rapids combines innovative technology with proven expertise to help our customers to expand their audiences, increase their media revenues and reduce their costs. Digital Rapids Corporation (www.digital-rapids.com) is headquartered in Ontario, Canada with offices in the United States, the UK, Australia, Argentina and Hong Kong.