Miranda and Elemental Collaborate on Multiplatform Delivery at IBC 2013

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Last Updated: September 3, 2013 6:36 pm GMT
(Montreal, Canada--September 3, 2013) Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for broadcasters and Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, announce that a joint demonstration, showcasing a fully integrated multichannel playout, transcoding and monitoring solution will be featured on the Miranda stand, 8.D41 at IBC 2013.

The demonstration will highlight the companies’ respective technologies with a combination of Miranda’s iTX integrated playout platform, Kaleido multiviewers and the iControl video network management systems with Elemental® Live video encoders and Elemental® Conductor video management system. The integration of these technologies satisfies the growing need for broadcasters to playout content to multiple platforms from an integrated environment and protects investments in video infrastructure as the industry evolves.

Simulated channel content originated from Miranda’s iTX output servers will be forwarded to Elemental Live encoders where simultaneous processing and encoding of multiple adaptive bit rate outputs will enable high quality, high-efficiency live video streams to be delivered to a broad range of devices such as PCs, tablets, smartphones and more.

Miranda’s director of strategic marketing, Boromy Ung, said, “The seamless integration of these technologies at IBC will illustrate an unprecedented level of channel origination, distribution speed and functionality. The result is a high quality viewing experience, optimized for each multiplatform device on which the content is consumed.”

The demonstration’s video processing and distribution processes will be managed by Miranda’s iControl, a highly advanced content monitoring and control system used in conjunction with Miranda’s Kaleido multiviewers to enable operators of multichannel playout facilities to closely monitor the quality, performance and destination of all channels.

Elemental Live is a software upgradable video processing system that creates multiple adaptive bit rate video outputs to deliver live streaming to any device. Elemental Live is designed to integrate seamlessly into end-to-end real-time playout platforms such as Miranda’s iTX to optimize multiscreen video delivery. Elemental Live encoders are administered by Elemental Conductor, a scalable software system that provides control and management of multiple Elemental Live units.

Elemental VP of marketing, Keith Wymbs, said, “The encoding performance and flexibility of Elemental Live coupled with the power of Miranda’s iTX delivery platform provide a streamlined and upgradable architecture that removes any barrier to high quality multiplatform content delivery. I’ve no doubt that broadcasters and playout facility owners visiting IBC will be impressed by what can be achieved with this elegant combination.”

The demo will be ongoing at IBC 2013 on Miranda’s stand, 8.D41. For more information, visit http://www.miranda.com or http://www.elementaltechnologies.com

About Miranda Technologies
For over 23 years, Miranda Technologies http://www.miranda.com has been a leading worldwide provider of hardware and software solutions for the television broadcast, cable, satellite and IPTV industry. Its solutions span the full breadth of television operations, including production, playout and delivery. With a wealth of experience in delivering IT-based and traditional television systems, Miranda leverages its expertise to create the highest quality solutions available and delivers, deploys and supports them with a company-wide commitment to keeping the customer first. Miranda was acquired in July 2012 by St. Louis-based Belden Inc. and is the cornerstone of its broadcast division. Belden is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of cables, connectivity and networking products for many industries including broadcast, entertainment, consumer electronics, education, transportation and industrial automation. For more information, visit http://www.belden.com.

About Elemental
Elemental Technologies is the leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the company pioneered the use of graphics processors to power adaptive video streaming over IP networks. Providing unmatched solutions for more than 300 leading media franchises worldwide, Elemental helps pay TV operators, content programmers, film studios and sports broadcasters bring video to any screen, anytime – all at once. The company has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Russia and Brazil. To learn more, please visit http://www.elementaltechnologies.com and follow @elementaltech on Twitter.

Belden is a trademark or registered trademark of Belden Inc. or its affiliated companies in the United States and other jurisdictions. Miranda, Kaleido, iTX and iControl are trademarks or registered trademarks of Miranda Technologies Partnership. All rights reserved. Belden Inc., Miranda Technologies Partnership and other parties may also have trademark rights in other terms used herein.

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