Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
4/23/2009 10:17 AM
(SL6213) is showing Stream 3.0 a multi-format encoding platform a powerful new version of the Stream software. New features in version 3.0 include significantly expanded compression and container format support (including Avid DNxHD, and enhanced H.264). Also provides are new audio plug-in capabilities and third-party plug-in compatibility with enhanced closed caption features.
Version 3.0 features new or enhanced support for compression and container multiple formats including Avid DNxHD, MXF, LXF, GXF, DVCPro, Dolby’s (AC-3) and Digital Plus. The expanded format support enables the Stream 3.0 ingest and encoding platform to integrate seamlessly with a broader array of broadcast servers, acquisition devices and editing systems.
Stream 3.0 incorporates a significantly enhanced plug-in architecture, including all-new audio processing capabilities, additional video processing plug-ins, and support for third-party DirectShow and DMO plug-ins. Optional Civolution Teletrax support embeds watermarks for content tracking and monitoring.
Extended closed captioning capabilities include full CEA-608 and 708 support in multiple encoding formats; 608 to 708 translation when encoding from 608-only sources; caption retiming during Inverse Telecine; and VC-1 Closed Captioning in script streams. A complete list of new features in Stream 3.0 is available at the company’s website, www.digital-rapids.com.