At the upcoming IBC show in September, Telestream (stand 7.C12), will showcase new transcode capabilities in its Vantage file processing platform, including support for the latest OTT, IPTV and 4K formats as well as enhanced third-party interoperability among its other products with leading vendors including Avid, Adobe and Apple. In its exhibit stand the company will also demonstrate assembly and transcoding capabilities for the UK broadcast industry’s Digital Production Partnership (DPP) initiative, and cloud subscriptions for Vantage.
Telestream’s Vantage platform provides a broad range of transcoding and file-based workflow automation products to support content production, multi-screen delivery, and device interoperability. Vantage combines transcoding, media capture, metadata processing, analysis, and content assembly into a unified system. The latest version of Vantage (v.6.3) features a number of automation and video processing capabilities, including:
Focusing on the growing needs of content owners seeking to develop multi-platform distribution architectures, Vantage 6.3 includes support for more transcoding formats across the Vantage Transcode product family. Full 4K support and HEVC encoding are now available in Vantage Transcode Multiscreen and Vantage Transcode IPTV VOD. In addition, XAVC decoding and ProRes 4444 encoding have been added to Vantage
For content production networks and service providers, Vantage Cloud Subscriptions will enable worldwide secure access to all the capabilities of Vantage on cloud-based infrastructure with flexible pay-as-you-go pricing using Amazon Web Services.
Other key announcements at IBC will include the addition of powerful new live video production capabilities for media professionals with Wirecast, Telestream’s live streaming production software. Enhancements to Telestream’s Episode, which provides high-quality video transcoding for the entire digital post-production workflow, will include support for AS11 MXF, closed caption input and output, and integration with Adobe Premiere Pro, which enables export directly out of Adobe Premiere Pro to all formats available in Episode.