Inlet Technologies, the leader in innovative solutions for digital media preparation, announced today that Qumu, Inc., a proven innovator in streaming media solutions for the enterprise, has integrated control and management of Inlet’s SpinnakerTM into Qumu’s Video Control Center 5.3. As a result, video webcast producers and IT departments can now control Spinnaker real-time video streaming appliances directly from the Qumu Video Control Center.
The Qumu Video Control Center (VCC) 5.3 is the most recent upgrade to its comprehensive enterprise video management solution. The Video Control Center simplifies the enterprise video webcast process, and centralizes content creation, management and distribution. The central control enables organizations to produce and deliver scalable live events, video on-demand (VOD), and control for all video applications, content and resources. VCC 5.3 integrates industry-leading enhancements, including encoders, editing tools, streaming servers, Content Delivery Networks, portals, and video conferencing systems.
Qumu chose Inlet Technologies’ Spinnaker to give organizations greater flexibility and more options for real-time programming. Spinnaker is Inlet Technologies’ family of award-winning streaming appliances for live video and audio delivery applications, and provides exceptional quality and professional, reliable results in an affordable, simple solution. Spinnaker provides multiple formats in one box, and can prepare content for delivery to a wide audience through the latest platforms, devices, and screens. In addition to standard formats, Spinnaker has built-in support for adaptive bitrate streaming, including iPhoneTM and iPadTM streaming, Microsoft IIS Smooth Streaming, and Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming. Spinnaker also supports streaming to a wide range of feature phones and smartphones.
“According to industry researchers, Gartner and IDC, Fortune 1000 organizations want to expand their use and delivery of streaming video throughout their organizations, in order to continue to reduce costs, engage audiences and increase revenues. These organizations demand cutting-edge technology that will allow them to reliably and seamlessly stream live events” said Scott Safe, Qumu, Inc. vice president of product strategy and marketing. “Now the Qumu Video Control Center with Inlet Spinnaker real-time appliances gives enterprise webcast producers the power to effortlessly control and deliver video through multiple platforms across the enterprise or around the world.”
“Inlet Technologies is pleased to work with Qumu to give enterprises the ability to easily stream professional quality live events,” said Don Bossi, CEO, Inlet Technologies. “Together, Inlet and Qumu can provide flexibility and reliability to companies looking to create compelling real-time content.”
LongTail’s AdSolution supports Pre-Roll and Post Roll Video Ads. This is great for those delivering Downloadable Streaming or Real-time streaming Flash video content with a need for video ads. You can force the ads to play on specific videos with both a Pre-roll and Post-roll ad. You can also choose only to delivery Post-roll only ads or just Pre-roll ads. With AdSolution you can run your own ads or ads for various advertising providers. LongTail’s AdSolution has some really nice features available and provides an excellent way to monitize your video content. What’s nice is you can force the frequency of various videos ads that play within your video advertising campaigns. If you need to get started with providing Pre-roll or Post-roll video ads LongTail AdSolution is a great place to start.
Free Wirecast and Episode Encoder Pro Training will take place in New York Friday, May 21, 2010. The training will be held at the Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport. If you’re near New York City and need to get familiar with video streaming, compression, and Live Streaming then make sure you attend the Free Episode Encoder Pro and Wirecast Training. The training will get you up to speed with video encoding using Telestream’s Episode Encoder and webcasting with Telestream’s Wirecast. Attendees will learn how to encode videos for downloadable streaming, real-time streaming, 1-pass encoding, 2-pass encoding and many other technical items related to video compression. The training day also includes Instructor and Video Streaming and Compression Consultant, Derrick Freeman, teaching attendees how to set up Windows Media and Flash Live Streaming using Telestream’s Wirecast. Student will also learn many other items in this FREE training. You can Click Here to Register for the Event in New York and learn more details about the upcoming training.
Apple QuickTime Streaming Server is great for streaming to mobile devices. When it comes to Real-time Streaming using the RTSP protocol this streaming server is a great choice. Since you can stream on HTTP Port 80 this makes the playback much easier on most smartphones that support streaming video. With the QuickTime Streaming Server you can call .3gp or .3g2 videos up via an RTSP URL. Just add a hyperlink when you’re authoring your web pages to throw the video you want to the appropriate media player. An added benefit of using Apple’s QuickTime Streaming Server is you can create 24/7 channels for streaming as well.
Webcasting from the iPhone is included in our Video Streaming and Compression Training. The iPhone is now one of the killer apps and has many capibilities and one of them includes Webcasting from it. Attend one of our 2-Day Video Streaming and Compression Trainings and learn how to do it. Learn how to include you iPhone Live Webcast in a Blog Page or in a Web Page. The 2-Day Training is available in Orlando, On-line and On-site. View Upcoming Training Schedule
Here are some other items included in the training:
- How to encode Downloadable streaming videos
- How to encode Real-time streaming videos
- Best Practices for Compression and Streaming
- How to encode to QuickTime, Windows Media, H.264, Real Media and Flash video formats
- What the best CODECS are for their streaming formats
- How to author QuickTime, Windows Media, H.264 and Flash downloadable streaming videos
- How to author Flash .FLV files using Dreamweaver .SWF players
- How to author Flash .FLV files using JW Player
- Benefits of 1-Pass CBR, 1-Pass VBR, 2-pass CBR and 2-Pass VBR compression
- Knowledge of Deinterlacing, Key Frame Every, Frames Per Second, Cropping and other items
- How to set up Live Streaming
- How to analyze log files using Sawmill Professional
Featured Software for the class:
- Sorenson Squeeze 6
- Episode Encoder Pro
- Sawmill Professional
Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 or contact us by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to register for a class.