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Digital Rapids goes HD with StreamZ

Digital Rapids StreamZHD with user interface.

Digital Rapids releases the StreamZHD, a professional HD/SD video ingest and transcoding server. The StreamZHD turnkey system can capture, encode, transcode, and deliver HD or SD video in its native format or format converted on the fly, to any other HD or SD format. It can capture to uncompressed, lossless or lossly compressed, 8 or 10-bit media. It can capture to uncompressed AVI at all resolutions (e.g., 1080i, 720P, NTSC, PAL), it can capture 1280x720 at 24fps in real time to WM9 or to MPEG-2, and it can capture standard definition video in real time to a variety of formats. It can transcode to multiple formats including Windows Media 9, MPEG, AVC, QuickTime, Real Helix, image sequence, AVI, and Flash video.

StreamZHD software provides a comprehensive set of workflow automation tools. StreamZHD supports RS-422 deck control, GPI triggers, watch folders, e-mail notification, scheduled recording and a powerful metadata publishing and logging tool to automate and organize workflows. RS-422 control or GPI triggers allow easy integration of SteamZHD into an existing environment or it can be used as the centerpiece of a new format agile production suite.

StreamZHD comes as a 3RU turnkey HD production server with 584GB of video storage standard (more available on request). StreamZHD is delivered with a 1RU breakout box that provides multi-format connections.

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