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ViewCast introduces Niagara Pro II encoding appliance
ViewCast has released Niagara Pro II, its next-generation professional-grade encoding appliance designed for the expanding online video needs of broadcasters, studios, enterprises and Internet/network service providers.
Niagara Pro II captures, encodes and streams video and audio over the Internet and mobile networks for live viewing and video-on-demand applications. To meet the challenges of streaming globally to multiplatform audiences, the Niagara Pro II comes standard with ViewCast's Simulstream and Niagara SCXPro control and management software, which are preconfigured and ready-to-use.
Both applications allow users to manage their streaming workflow from a single Web interface and enable a single video source to be streamed simultaneously at multiple resolutions, at multiple data rates, and in a variety of streaming formats, including H.264, MPEG-4, Adobe Flash, Windows Media (Silverlight-compatible) and 3GPP/3GPP2 for mobile applications.
For more information, visit www.viewcast.com.