Class on Demand Video-based Training Integrated Within Episode Encoder

Telestream and Class on Demand to pioneer new instruction technique; users have instant access to video-based support.

Hoffman Estates, IL – September 29, 2009 - Class on Demand®, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, announced a new training initiative with Telestream. Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro customers will now have immediate access to video-based support with "Complete Training for Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro." Known for advanced encoding capabilities for multiple platforms, both Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro desktop applications deliver high quality, lightening fast video encoding across a variety of mediums. Class on Demand will provide a link within the Episode software that will direct users to a sampling of their in-depth, self-paced instruction for a unique approach to immediate customer support. "Complete Training for Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro" follows Class on Demand's award-winning training methodology and offers expert instruction from Nate Caplin, a seasoned conference speaker and Telestream expert.

"Telestream recognizes the tremendous benefits of a well-trained customer. It is no surprise that they are the first company to incorporate Class on Demand video-based training lessons within their software applications," says Paul Holtz, CEO and founder, Class on Demand. "Becoming acquainted with any software program can be difficult, therefore customers presented with a new way to streamline that learning process will be more likely to efficiently utilize the product. We are happy to be working with Telestream to build brand loyalty, which is paramount in today's highly competitive market."

"We are thrilled that Episode customers will now have instant access to a sampling of the award-winning, high-quality training produced by the talent at Class on Demand," says Linda Stromberg, Director of Product Marketing at Telestream. "The sample lessons provided by host and compression expert, Nate Caplin, immediately delve into the breadth of Episode features, revealing the full power of these encoding tools. Customers wanting additional instruction will be conveniently directed to the option of purchasing the full 4-1/2 hours of extensive video-based training."

Links to the User Interface Chapter of "Complete Training for Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro" will be accessible within the Episode Encoder applications and include three full-length lessons:

• Intro and Tour (7:23)

• Compression Settings (10:37)

• Job Batch (4:55)

The Telestream website also provides a description of "Complete Training for Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro," instructor information, as well as a purchase option, linking customers to an online order form. To access Telestream's Episode Encoder site and for more information regarding Telestream and "Complete Training for Episode and Episode Pro" please visit:

For a comprehensive sampling of Class on Demand training products, including "Complete Training for Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro," please visit:

About Telestream

Telestream products make it possible to get video content to any audience regardless of how it is created, distributed or viewed. Throughout the entire digital media lifecycle, from capture to viewing, for consumers through high-end professionals, Telestream products range from components and encoding applications to fully automated workflow systems. Telestream enables users in a broad range of business environments to leverage the value of their video content. Telestream corporate headquarters are located in Nevada City, California, and its team of video experts is located in France, Germany, Sweden, UK and US. The company is privately held. Please visit for additional information.

About Class on Demand

Class on Demand is a leading producer of education and training programs. Its products and services address the needs of individuals, professionals and corporate training. Current programs cover a broad spectrum of content, including: video capture and editing, computer animation, federally mandated training, customized corporate training and vocational education. Please visit for additional information regarding their products and services.

Class on Demand is a registered trademark of Class on Demand, Incorporated

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