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Snell unveils software-only version of standards converter

The company’s new Alchemist OD leverages Snell’s On Demand technology, a media processing framework that provides instant access to its signal processing algorithms.
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Snell has released Alchemist OD, the software-only version of its standards converter and the first product to use Snell's On Demand technology.

With Snell On Demand software solutions, users can rapidly enter new markets and create new services that open up additional revenue-generation opportunities.

On Demand is a media-processing framework that provides instant access to Snell's signal-processing algorithms in file-based, virtualized broadcast and digital media environments. With the launch of the Alchemist Ph.C-HD (phase correlation), motion-compensated standards converter onto the Snell On Demand platform, Snell brings the best of frame-rate conversion to the software realm, enabling instant access to high-quality, rapid, anytime processing of media files.

With Snell On Demand software solutions, users can rapidly enter new markets and create new services that open up additional revenue-generation opportunities. This approach enables cost savings through the use of standard IT hardware and supports highly efficient operations that enable 24/7 asset use.

See Snell at IBC 2013 Stand 8.B70.