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Pathfire Direct speeds remote news preview, transmission

Pathfire has introduced Pathfire Direct, a point-to-point newsgathering solution that enables users with remote bureaus or station groups to preview, monitor and move live and store-and-forward video from one location to another.

With Pathfire Direct, news organizations can preview and monitor live content from networked locations. Using IP-enabled networks, including terrestrial, VSAT or digital ENG, stories can be monitored, transferred and aired scheduling satellite or fiber linear feeds. Pathfire Direct uses Microsoft's Windows Media 9 Series codec for simultaneous content transmission and encoding.

Newsrooms are able to digitally ingest stories and MXF-compliant metadata and then deliver the content to one or multiple locations with Pathfire Direct.

For more information visit NAB2005 booth SL1353 in the Las Vegas Convention Center, or go to

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