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Telestream Expands Products, Partnerships & Presence at NAB2007

Featuring new Pipeline network encoder; debut of Episode encoding applications with breakthrough performance... (April 17, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-4-17--TELESTREAM, INC.
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Telestream Expands Products, Partnerships & Presence at NAB2007
Featuring new Pipeline network encoder; debut of Episode encoding applications with breakthrough performance, integration and price; plus extensive partner presence throughout the show

Las Vegas, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention, April 16, 2007  
Telestream, the leading global provider of encoding-based media workflow solutions, arrives at this weeks NAB show with innovative new products and major new partnership alliances that continue to keep the company at the forefront of the digital media industry. Telestream flips more formats to more places for more people with powerful, flexible solutions that help users turn the media they have into the media they need from the desktop to the enterprise. Telestreams robust media encoding workflow solutions provide the efficiency content owners, creators, and distributors want with the quality they demand.

Located in the South Hall lower level in Booth SL9214, Telestream features its new Pipeline network encoder and Episode Series compression applications. Pipeline is an industry-first shared network encoding device that provides a more reliable and cost-effective alternative to conventional PC/capture card solutions for tape ingest into file-based workflows. A series of bidirectional single-channel and multi-channel models provide SDI ingest and real-time encoding to multiple formats for Telestreams FlipFactory, Episode Series and 3rd party products, including Apples Final Cut Pro. 

Building on Telestreams 2006 acquisition of compression-specialist Popwire, the companys robust Episode Series encoding applications for the Mac make their NAB debut. Scalable from the desktop to clustered network environments, Episode Series offers unprecedented speed, quality and integration at breakthrough prices. NAB demonstrations feature Episodes unique distributed encoding technology enabling faster-than-real-time encoding to all supported media file formats, including HD. When combined with Apples new 8-core Mac Pro hardware, Episode Engine utilizes all cores to deliver unparalleled encoding speed. With affordable new pricing, Telestream extends Episodes outstanding encoding performance and value to a broad range of Mac users.

At NAB, Telestream and Apple are announcing direct integration between Telestreams Episode Series and Compresser 3, Apple's industrial strength encoding tool included with Final Cut Studio 2. This industry-first integration expands encoding capabilities for Final Cut users to the extensive array of Episode video and audio file formats with access to encoding settings directly from Final Cut project timelines. Episode integration is being demonstrated in Apple Booth SL5520 and Telestream Booth SL9214.

Telestreams flagship FlipFactory® enterprise-class workflow automation applications continue to add powerful new features in response to evolving industry needs. At NAB, Telestream features automated ingest for recently-announced HD commercial and syndication workflows from digital delivery service providers. Simultaneous transcoding while ingesting from tape is being demonstrated with the companys new Pipeline network encoder. Plus, FlipFactory now supports auto-publishing of metadata with media to a greater number of enterprise video websites including Google, AOL and iTunes.

New features for GraphicsFactory are also being demonstrated. This template-driven graphics assembly application automates media branding and localization for cost-effective distribution to multiple outlets. New features include audio overlays and ad insertion capabilities.

The Partner Showcase within Telestreams booth highlights integration of Telestream products with 3rd party solutions, including ClearStory, divergent media, Interwoven, North Plains Systems, Porteck and Screen Subtitling Systems. The series of partner demonstrations features digital asset management, acquisition, post-production, collaboration and open subtitling. Additionally, products from another 18 partner companies are integrated into demonstrations at Telestreams booth. Plus, Telestream products are included in 27 partner demonstrations throughout the show providing automated ingest, reformatting, proxy generation, file transfer and interoperability in file-based workflows.

Telestream announced other major new partnerships and new partner solutions with Screen Subtitling Systems, North Plains Systems, Porteck and Microsoft. 
* A partnership with video subtitling expert, Screen, yields a new FlipFactory Screen Subtitle Option. The Telestream offering enables FlipFactory users to automatically generate and add burnt-in translations and subtitles to media in the required output formats for delivery to multiple distribution outlets.
* FlipFactory integration with North Plains TeleScope Video Manager provides a feature-rich video asset management solution for Mac, Windows and web-based platforms that easily integrates with popular production tools, such as Avid, Apple and Adobe.
* A new partnership with Porteck integrates FlipFactory with Portecks RMP (Rich Media Portal) software to extend the efficiencies of Sharepoint Portal 2007 to digital asset management workflows.
* A new Microsoft partner solution integrates FlipFactory with Microsofts new Interactive Media Manager to enable automated transcoding in rich media collaborative workflows. Additionally, Telestream continues to support Microsofts evolving media formats and environments.

Telestream also announced that they have signed many more resellers worldwide to support the local needs of their customers.  This includes the assignment of as the exclusive master distributor of Telestreams Flip4Mac desktop product resale channel in the UK and Ireland.

Telestream products and partner solutions are being demonstrated this week at the NAB show in Telestream Booth SL9214.  To learn more, visit and


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Telestream products have set the standard with the world's leading media and entertainment companies, corporations, and government institutions for the encoding and delivery of digital media. From plug-in components to desktop craft encoding applications to scalable enterprise-class transcoding systems, Telestreams workflow solutions save users time, effort and money while increasing revenues. The company's Workgroup & Enterprise solutions and Flip4Mac digital media tools for the Mac streamline media workflows for content owners, creators, and distributors in any industry segment. Telestream and its team of video experts are located in Nevada City, California, USA and in Stockholm, Sweden. The company is privately held.

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