Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
CCTV.com streams live Web Olympics coverage with Digital Rapids solution
China Central Television’s CCTV.com has select Digital Rapids to provide encoding, streaming and management systems to power live streaming of the 2008 Olympic Games to Internet audiences in China.
CCTV.com is relying on 100 Digital Rapids' DRC-Stream encoding and streaming devices to capture and encode video feeds of the Olympics into live Web streams for the CCTV.com Web site and partner Internet operators. Additionally, it will use Digital Rapids’ enterprise-class Broadcast Manager live encoder management software for centralized management, monitoring and control of multiple DRC-Stream systems.
Digital Rapids’ DRC-Stream encoding solutions combine hardware for video and audio capture and preprocessing with the Stream software interface, delivering multiformat media encoding and streaming for professional applications, such as high-end Internet TV and IPTV.
For more information, visit www.digital-rapids.com.