Telestream Bridges Digital Islands at IBC2005


Automated multiformat solutions enable all-digital media workflows for broadcasters, media companies and content creators

Last Updated: July 2, 2005 4:58 pm GMT
(Nevada City, Calif, June 30, 2005) Telestream, the world's leading provider of automated media encoding and delivery solutions, will bring three major, newly-released products to visitors at the International Broadcasters Convention (IBC) being held in Amsterdam in September.

Telestream products remove the tape equation, bridging platform and format gaps with faster, more efficient, file-based media workflows for broadcasters, media companies and content creators. These exciting new products firmly establish the company's leadership position in the media and entertainment industry.

FlipFactory® HD is the newest product to emerge from Telestream's world-renowned FlipFactory family. FlipFactory HD simplifies conversion of multiformat source media to HD formats for broadcasters and other content owners. Recognized for its depth and breadth of broadcast format and system support, FlipFactory facilitates automated, file-based exchange between leading broadcast media servers and production systems. Now, FlipFactory HD solves the same challenge for HD workflows. Exclusive MotionResolve(tm) technology provides superior HD picture quality.

Launch™, Telestream's new personal media delivery software application for the Mac and PC, reduces the cost and complexity of remote news submission. Priced under US$500, Launch provides videographers and journalists with a flexible, secure solution for transcoding and transmitting news cuts or other edited material from Mac or PC-based nonlinear editing systems over any standard or wireless IP network. Exclusive HyperLaunch(tm) media delivery protocol enhances throughput by providing better utilization of a variety of network connections. By combining Launch with FlipFactory, Telestream provides a fully automated, file-based ingest solution from field digital acquisition and editing tools to station newsroom systems and on-air servers.

Flip4Mac™ WMV and MXF QuickTime components simplify workflows for Mac users by bridging platform gaps between the Apple Macintosh platform and Microsoft Windows Media environment. Flip4Mac WMV Components enable Mac users to import, export, and play Windows Media files from within popular QuickTime-based media applications. The Flip4Mac MXF Import Component provides direct, all-digital, file-based media transfer from Sony XDCAM digital acquisition tools to Apple Final Cut Pro 5 for native IMX editing. Flip4Mac products are available for online purchase at Four WMV components range in price from US$9.99 to US$179. The MXF Import Component is priced at US$495.

These exciting new products demonstrate the important role Telestream plays in bridging digital islands for content creators and owners - and they are a testament to Telestream's leadership position in the media and entertainment industry. See these and other Telestream product demonstrations in Telestream IBC Stand 7.831. For more information, visit or .


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