Synamedia partners with Telestream on VOD workflow

Synamedia is augmenting its video network portfolio through a partnership with video on demand (VOD) workflow solutions vendor Telestream. Synamedia will be showcasing its ...

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Synamedia is augmenting its video network portfolio through a partnership with video on demand (VOD) workflow solutions vendor Telestream. Synamedia will be showcasing its video network portfolio, among other solutions, at the SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo in New Orleans this week.

Synamedia will offer several VOD workflow products from Telestream's Vantage media processing platform including Vantage Transcode Multiscreen, which automates multiscreen VOD workflows and speeds up the encoding process. Converting directly from a variety of source formats, it creates adaptive bitrate packages. to improve picture quality, reduce bitrates and reduce CDN distribution costs. Synamedia is also offering Telestream Timed Text Flip for subtitle and caption editing, Vantage Array for scalability and redundancy, and Vantage Analysis for workflow decision-making and design.

The Telestream Vantage products are intended to complement Synamedia's video network solutions such as Digital Content Manager (DCM). Synamedia's virtualized DCM supports linear TV broadcast and live streaming, and is designed for live transcoding at multiple bitrates and in multiple formats.

"With the addition of Vantage, we now offer customers the industry's broadest range of video network solutions, reaching across the entire value chain," said Julien Signes, senior vice president at Synamedia. "As a company, we are committed to helping customers deliver fantastic quality video on every screen without breaking the bank. Telestream Vantage meets these criteria, making it a natural product fit."

"We share Synamedia's commitment to increasing picture quality at the lowest bit rates. We look forward to working together to offer a growing base of service providers a fantastic VOD transcoding solution as part of Synamedia's portfolio - one that will meet even the toughest of requirements," said Mark Wronski, vice president of Corporate Transformation at Telestream.        

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