DULUTH, Ga., May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global provider of content delivery, high-performance Linux® and storage solutions, today announced a new software-based video transcoding solution for live and on-demand workflows. Concurrent's new UpShift™ Transcoder is pre-integrated with Concurrent's unified content delivery network (CDN) solution, enabling customers to process, capture, and stream video in support of a wide range of multi-screen video applications.
"Introducing video transcoding is a natural evolution of our multi-screen strategy," said James Brickmeier, CMO and GM of Content Delivery Solutions for Concurrent. "Our customers are interested in flexible software solutions that can support traditional live and file-based video processing tasks, as well as just-in-time transcoding requirements for advanced applications like cloud digital video recording."
Concurrent's UpShift Transcoder is completely software-driven, making it less costly to deploy, highly scalable, and fully upgradable to serve customers' changing business needs. It supports the multitude of streaming video formats required to deliver live streams, video-on-demand content, and time-shifted video services to Internet connected devices as well as classic set-top boxes.
UpShift Transcoder Features:
- 100% Software-Based Functionality: Enables software to run on commodity blade and rack mount servers powered by Intel® chips
- Market Leading Density and Scaling: Multi-core software architecture delivers more performance per rack unit
- Inputs: MPEG-2, H.264 and HEVC
- Outputs: DASH, HEVC, Apple HLS, Microsoft® HSS, Adobe® HDS, MPEG-2 and H.264
- Multi-Pass Encoding: Improves quality at the lowest possible bit rates
- Flexible Configuration Software: Provides independent controls for transcoder settings such as resolution, bit rate, and frame rate
- Fault Tolerance: Provides resiliency and automated fault recovery
- VBR Encoding: Saves an average of 30% on bandwidth and storage for adaptive bit rate content
Concurrent's UpShift Transcoder is integrated with the latest release of the company's unified CDN solution and is currently available to customers.
Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR) is a global software and solutions company that develops advanced applications on a core foundation of high performance Linux and storage technologies. We serve industries and customers that demand uncompromising performance, reliability and flexibility to gain a competitive edge, drive meaningful growth and confidently deliver best-in-class solutions that enrich the lives of millions of people around the world every day.
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