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Telestream FlipFactory helps reduce HD encoding costs
The latest version of Telestream’s FlipFactory transcoding software offers significant codec optimization that enables users to achieve HD encoding speeds that were previously only attainable using multiple servers.
FlipFactory 6.1 delivers HD-to-HD transcoding speeds up to 15 percent faster than real-time on a single server for edit-to-broadcast workflows, including DNxHD and DVCPRO HD formats. The ability to achieve these speeds on a single server means substantially lower costs for users.
The new software also adds new features and enhancements, including support for all broadcast HD workflows, such as VANC metadata associated with HD files.
Version 6.1 includes the ability to transcode media files while they are being ingested into FlipFactory from Telestream’s Pipeline network video capture device. Transcoding begins immediately during media capture, which speeds workflow throughput. Pipeline also preserves important metadata throughout the transcoding process.
FlipFactory 6.1 also features support for Microsoft's SQL Server 2005 database application as well as the new Flash 9 format. A new IPTV encoder provides full encode support for IPTV and VOD files for distribution plus use with a wide variety of set-top boxes.
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