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Telestream Brings Major New Products to IBC2010

Vantage, Episode 6, Wirecast Pro, plus Agility and Avalon products make their IBC debut in Telestream stand 7.D16 (August 24, 2010)
DMN Newswire--2010-8-24--Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, will feature several major new software products at IBC2010 in stand 7.D16.  Vantage, Episode 6, Wirecast Pro, Agility and Avalon address major challenges and opportunities in the video industry. These software solutions improve operational efficiency, help facilitate the migration to IT, and open doors to new business opportunities, including those in the live streaming space.  They also help solve real business challenges that companies face, including declining revenues from traditional distribution channels, cost reductions and the need to support a growing number of new channels.

“Telestream continues to aggressively expand our product offerings to address the growing need for automated video transcoding and live encoding workflow solutions,” said Barbara DeHart, VP of Marketing at Telestream.  “We set the stage earlier this year with the introduction of Vantage, Episode 6 and Wirecast 4.  The pace has not slowed as we aggressively bring new capabilities to market.”

Vantage video workflow management
Vantage™ is Telestream’s major new enterprise-class workflow design and automation software solution that revolutionizes video capture, transcoding, metadata processing, analysis, management and delivery in IT video environments.  With Vantage’s video workflow design capability, media, metadata, analysis data and process flows can be built independently of video file formats or video systems.  Flexible process design and an intuitive graphical user interface simplify the design, automation and management of a variety of workflows. These unique capabilities allow fully-automated, self-adapting video workflows to be built without the need for costly software engineering or consultants. At IBC, Telestream customers and partners will benefit from a new, free SDK that allows third-party systems to access and control Vantage workflows, as well as other major enhancements being unveiled at the show.

Episode 6 next-generation video encoder
Episode® 6 is an industry-first, cross-platform, desktop-to-server software product that takes video encoding to the next level.  It is the only cross-platform software encoder on the market that that offers scalability from the desktop to a server cluster.  Industry-first One Click Clustering™ with integrated file sharing allows content owners, video workgroups, and post-production facilities to easily pool resources and share encoding tasks across multiple computers in a mixed environment of PC and Mac computers.  A new, intuitive user interface with graphical workflow builder simplifies the encoding process. Plus, Episode 6 offers automatic uploading to YouTube, enabling greater audience reach.

Wirecast 4 live webcasting software
Wirecast™ 4 live webcasting software allows anyone to easily create real-time or on-demand video broadcasts for the web. Wirecast 4 includes a Pro version along with high-quality Main Concept H.264, new format support for VP6 and a new intuitive user interface, making it even easier to use. Wirecast Pro builds upon Wirecast’s advanced video production capabilities, adding more graphic content, including virtual sets, more foregrounds, backgrounds, and scoreboards. Wirecast Pro also adds improved audio controls and support for more input devices such as wireless IP cameras, providing greater flexibility in professional broadcast, entertainment and sports usage.

Agility 2G and Avalon multi-platform solutions
Telestream recently announced its intent to acquire the business operations of Anystream, With the deal expected to close this month, Telestream plans to demonstrate Agility 2G and Avalon, along with new product features, in its stand at IBC. Agility 2G and Avalon address today’s rapidly evolving demands for multi-platform content syndication, including standards conversion, video streaming, subtitling and watermarking, Agility 2G employs a multi-threaded architecture and grid encoding to provide enterprise-class scale and reliability at all resolutions. Avalon expands on Agility’s capabilities by providing a metadata ingest, creation and packaging solution to automate the publishing of video to multiple outlets and devices.

Telestream Makes IBC2010 Innovation Awards Shortlist
Telestream is one of the suppliers named as a finalist in the IBC2010 Innovation Awards content management category for Antena 3’s multi-platform asset management project in which Dalet Digital Media Systems was the principal technology partner. The Spanish broadcaster’s newsroom system puts its content on television and on the internet, mobiles, YouTube and social networks, without increasing operational costs. 

In addition to the new Vantage, Episode V6, and Wirecast V4 products, Telestream will demonstrate its award-winning FlipFactory transcoding workflow automation and Pipeline video capture products at IBC. Telestream also plans to hold a press conference Friday September 10 at 2:00 in RAI Media Centre room F004 to elaborate on the Anystream acquisition. More information about Telestream and its products is available at

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