SALT LAKE CITY , July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Broadcast International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BCST)(“BI”) announced today the availability of CodecSys 2.0, the revolutionary H.264 video optimization software platform for delivering cinema-quality HD content to all 4 Screens™ of consumer digital interaction.
CodecSys™ dramatically reduces video bandwidth requirements over satellite, cable, IP and wireless networks. By slashing bandwidth needs, CodecSys enables a new generation of applications to deliver HD video at lower bandwidth rates than previously achieved with legacy, outdated hardware encoders.
“With this release, Broadcast International is poised to accelerate its market penetration as the leading hardware-independent video optimization solution in the marketplace. It has been fully implemented with our partners, it showcases the power of delivering HD content at remarkably low bandwidth rates, and we are now moving on several implementations with customers and prospects. CodecSys 2.0 is the new encoding standard for anyone who is serious about delivering broadcast quality content to any screen a user chooses,” said Rod Tiede , CEO Broadcast International.
Key Highlights & Features
Advanced H.264 support . CodecSys 2.0 ships with its own H.264 codec; it also supports and enhances the industry leading codec, x.264 to ensure best-of-breed processing for each segment of a video stream.
Live Multi-codec Processing . CodecSys chooses the best suited codec to process individual scenes based on specific frame elements. Multi-codec processing is now available for both live and file-based applications.
Mobile Support . This version leverages advanced features of the framework to support Apple's iPhone™ and Microsoft's Silverlight™ streaming protocols.
Intel™ Xeon Support . The new version can support 32 cores and 64 threads enabling CodecSys to unleash HD-enabled video applications with CodecSys running 8 codecs on a single processor.
Increased channel density. With CodecSys 2.0, customers can add more channels and stream within the same hardware platform, dramatically improving the ROI of their traditional IT infrastructure.
Network Management Integration . Broadcasting solutions are moving into the data center and must be centrally managed with other IT assets. CodecSys provides seamless access to standard network management solutions to leverage network administration skill and time.
Virtualized computing . The flexibility of the innovative software design of CodecSys allows for video processing to be distributed across virtual servers and processors. This revolutionary and patent approach defies the logical restraints of hardware-based encoders and allows for a virtual, distributed solution to run in any cloud environment.
Reduced Bandwidth. The bottom line is that CodecSys 2.0 can transform and reduce traditional video streams 50% better than current speeds found today.
To learn more about CodecSys 2.0 please visit http://www.brin.com
About Broadcast International
Broadcast International is a leading provider of video-powered broadcast solutions, including IP, and digital satellite, Internet streaming and other types of wired/wireless network distribution. BI's patented CodecSys software is a breakthrough, multi-codec video compression technology that cuts video bandwidth requirements over satellite, cable, IP and wireless networks. By slashing bandwidth needs, CodecSys enables a new generation of applications such as streaming video to cell phones, and offers unprecedented price/performance benefits for existing applications such as HD video.
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SOURCE Broadcast International, Inc.