(Pangbourne, England--November 18, 2009) Softel and online video specialists Grab Networks have announced a partnership for Grab to supply the Softel Swift vTX subtitling and captioning solution as an integrated component of Grab Networks video server solutions.
With integrated solutions already deployed in the field, Swift vTX software provides highly efficient integration of subtitling into the file-based workflow of the Grab server for subtitle and caption encoding/transcoding across a variety of output and file formats, including open, Line 21, DVB and streaming VoD.
"Grab Networks invented process automation for non-linear media production," says Jim Duval, Director of Product Management at Grab Networks. "Our recently released Agility 2G system automates best-in-class media processing technologies into seamless, customizable workflows. Softel with Swift vTX delivers a technology that seamlessly integrates with our solutions, offering a broad range of format support and the dynamic workflows that our customers enjoy. The two organizations enjoy a great relationship and the expertise Softel bring to the table is first class."
"Grab Networks really understands that they are delivering not just a technology platform, but a business driver for their content providers," says Sam Pemberton, Softel CEO. "We're delighted to partner with them, providing our expertise in subtitling and captioning to round out their solutions, which in turn maximizes the audience for the content providers."
Swift vTX is the leading solution for encoding, transcoding, extracting and reinserting subtitles, captions and ancillary data on video server assets. SD and HD compatible, Swift vTX provides high performance, flexibility, seamless integration with workflow systems and 'at a glance' management, while significantly reducing operational costs.
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