NAB Preview: Telestream to Highlight Transcoding Software for Sports Market

Telestream will be demonstrating fast, powerful digital-media workflow solutions. Episode Encoder and FlipFactory transcoding software are used by sports leagues and broadcasters to automate content repurposing for distribution to all audiences, including TV, Web and mobile. Telestream’s multiformat encoders and transcoders offer extensive file-format support in and out and unparalleled transcoding speed.

Episode Encoder is a hands-on, session-based encoder, optimized for Web, mobile, and edit formats. Optimized for quality, It offers full 10-bit support, best-in-class video processing, and frame-by frame preview capabilities for hands-on video transcoding.

FlipFactory offers transcoding-process automation, providing 24/7 server reliability for world-class video operations. In addition to Web, mobile, and edit formats, it supports all the nuances of broadcast, cable, and IPTV workflows. For sports broadcasters, it provides transcoding from EVS slow-motion, instant-replay systems into HD-compatible files for leading editing systems, enabling an all-HD file-based workflow.

Telestream’s Pipeline network video-capture devices offer real-time capture and encoding to multiple formats. Its ability to transcode or edit video during capture enables quick turnaround. New at NAB will be the ability to play back video to tape.

Telestream will also exhibit enhancements for its Wirecast full-production live-streaming software. Wirecast offers TV-quality production capabilities for a fraction of the cost of traditional switchers, making it ideal for collegiate sports. Features include the ability to stream multiple live cameras while mixing in video, audio, and images, plus chroma key, 3D graphics, built-in titles, video overlays, transitions, branding, lower-thirds, and closed captions.

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