On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Telestream
Telestream | Booth SL3316 | http://www.telestream.net/telestream-home.htm
Telestream provides live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. It will be demonstrating a range of solutions that move content from creation through distribution, while providing quality monitoring and management throughout.
Telestream iQ — Visitors to the Telestream booth will see how the company’s iQ solutions deliver actionable intelligence at every level of the content delivery lifecycle. iQ solutions ensure audience expectations for video quality are met, validating delivery against Service Level Agreements and compliance obligations. With actionable information and metrics for optimizing traffic and cost, Telestream iQ solutions help ensure a good viewing experience, protecting the brand reputations of service, network and content providers. New at NAB: an end-to-end quality assurance solution for multiscreen and OTT video streaming that reaches into the last mile of the adaptive bit rate (ABR) delivery network, monitoring mobile and Wi-Fi access points. Enhancements such as a simplified user interface (UI) and new workflow help users quickly pinpoint the location of quality issues, minimizing the time between detection and resolution. It is now even easier to monitor and respond to issues at every location in the delivery chain.
Wirecast — Wirecast, the world’s most popular cross-platform, live production software for streaming to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and many other destinations, will also be on display. Wirecast offers professional multi-camera production, built-in live conferencing with its Rendezvous built-in peer-to-peer conferencing, and live graphics and social comment display. Unveiled at NAB, two new cloud-based services for Wirecast, restreaming and ASR live captioning. Restreaming allows users to publish to multiple destinations from a single Wirecast upload stream, saving uplink bandwidth and compute power on the ground. ASR live captioning analyzes audio from your stream on-the-fly and embeds live captions in the output stream. Telestream will also demonstrate new Wirecast integrations with X-Keys and MIDI control surface interfaces for faster, more intuitive operation.
Vantage — New for Vantage, the Avid MediaCentral Monitor enables users to manage files in their Avid Interplay or MediaCentral | Production Management systems from within Vantage. Media Composer editors no longer need to spend time exporting sequences out of Media Composer for Vantage to utilize them.
Vantage workflow orchestration and media processing can run on-premises or in the cloud. With Elastic Domain, Vantage has new deployment and licensing options to support rapid scaling. New integration of the Pathfire Automation Connect Protocol allows for TrafficManger support of long form content, while Brightcove dynamic upload integration has been added for Vantage Social.
Lightspeed Live Capture — Lightspeed Live Capture provides flexible, scalable IP and baseband capture with growing file support. Featuring support for industry leading codecs with simultaneous proxy generation, Lightspeed Live Capture is the entry-point for all live media into any capture workflow or to the Vantage Media Processing Platform, where it becomes an even more powerful ingest solution. At NAB, visitors will be able to see the new easy-to-use web-based GUI and automation and propagation/insertion of metadata variables for any capture workflow. Avid Interplay/MediaCentral support, file segmentation and chunking, plus file-stitching for tape-based media are all supported in the latest version.
Lightspeed Live Stream — For multiscreen live encoding and packaging at scale, Lightspeed Live Stream is Telestream’s premiere live encoder for broadcasters and content aggregators. Stream conditioning technology allows Lightspeed Live Stream to prepare live content for frame-accurate ad insertion and content replacement, avoiding the need for downstream re-encoding. Now shipping with HDR support and CMAF packaging, as well as live digital caption encoding which helps avoid the complexity and costs of going to baseband when inserting digital captions.
Telestream Cloud — Telestream offers a portal for its cloud services that provides access to a number of digital media processing capabilities in a Software as a Service model. New at NAB 2018, Telestream Cloud services now include auto-transcription and file-based quality control in addition to the existing Flip transcoding and Workflow services.
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