Digital Rapids Selected as One of Toronto's Top Employers

November 10, 2008 -- Markham, Ontario: Digital Rapids – a leading developer of solutions for bringing television, video and movie content to the latest generation of viewing devices – has been selected as one of the Greater Toronto Area's Top 75 Employers for 2009.

Now entering its fourth year, Greater Toronto's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc., Canada's largest publisher of employment-related periodicals and online directories. This special designation recognizes the Greater Toronto employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Criteria include physical workplace; work atmosphere and social programs; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

"We're thrilled that our employee-focused approach has led to our selection as one of the region's best companies to work for," said Brick Eksten, President of Digital Rapids Corporation. "We've always recognized that our goals are achieved through our employees, and have focused on their future with the same passion and commitment that we apply to our technology and customers. This recognition is further proof -- along with our low turnover and high employee satisfaction -- that this approach has been successful."

Digital Rapids' solutions enable organizations to transform their video and audio content into the formats required for viewing on multiple platforms and devices including the web; IPTV; mobile phones; personal media players and more. Digital Rapids solutions have been adopted by thousands of worldwide customers of all types and sizes, from leading broadcast networks, motion picture studios, telecommunications companies, online content distributors and post production facilities to corporations, government agencies, schools and churches.

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About Digital Rapids Corporation – Digital Rapids develops market-leading hardware and software solutions for transforming and delivering media, enabling the multi-platform experiences that are defining the future of digital video. Scaling from individual applications to enterprise and global operations, Digital Rapids systems span the critical points in today's complex media workflows. Recipient of two prestigious Frost & Sullivan awards in the World Video Encoders and Transcoders market, Digital Rapids combines innovative technology with proven expertise to help our customers maximize their productivity, quality, and the value of their content in the evolving digital media market. Digital Rapids Corporation ( is headquartered in Ontario, Canada with offices in the United States, the UK, Australia, Argentina and Hong Kong.