The ProMedia Capture video ingest engine is the high-speed first link in an optimized ProMedia workflow. It’s an integrated software/hardware solution for acquiring live and taped SD and HD video in real time and encoding it directly into the most-common editing and playout formats.
ProMedia Carbon is a file-based transcoder that supports the largest array of acquisition, editing, broadcast, web and mobile formats. The system scales to support an automated multi-node transcoding farm under the control of our WFS file-based workflow system, and includes an open API that allows for the creation of custom workflows and third-party applications.
ProMedia Xpress enables faster-than-real-time transcoding for the delivery of broadcast-quality VOD applications. Employing new MicroGrid parallel computing technology, the application splits large H.264 transcoding jobs into thousands of tiny ones, each of which is completed concurrently, dramatically improving transcoding performance over traditional processing platforms.
ProMedia Live is a real-time, carrier-grade video processor and transcoder featuring enhanced video codec technology. The application transcodes SD/HD MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 AVC content into multiple H.264 streams optimized to deliver the best picture quality for the bandwidth.
The carrier-grade ProMedia Package adaptive stream preparation system packetizes content for secure delivery to high-value Internet video services. It can scale to support hundreds of simultaneous streams, and accommodates all major adaptive streaming protocol standards in use today, including Apple® HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), Microsoft® Smooth Streaming and Adobe® HTTP Dynamic Streaming.
ProMedia Origin is an HTTP streaming video server for hosting a broad range of multiscreen services on a scalable, enterprise-class platform. Leveraging industry-standard streaming protocols, ProMedia Origin enables pay-TV services such as VOD, catch-up TV, start-over TV and nDVR to connected devices.
ProMedia Application Servers
A family of ProMedia hardware platforms is available to host ProMedia software applications. Designed to address the concerns of deploying Windows-based platforms in mission-critical real-time environments, all ProMedia servers deliver the highest levels of system security and stability.