ViewCast Announces New Osprey® 820e Dual Capture Card
Latest Technology Adds Audio to Graphics Interface to Serve Growing Needs for Educational and Corporate Customers
PLANO, Texas, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewCast Corporation (OTCBB: VCST) today made available its new Osprey® 820e video capture card that integrates audio with a traditional graphics interface – an industry first. The ability to integrate both audio and video with a traditional graphics interface makes this card ideal for lecture capture.
"I believe the Osprey 820e is the first of its kind in the industry," said John Hammock, President and CEO of ViewCast, a developer of industry-leading solutions that help companies deliver video to broadband and mobile networks. "This card is an ideal solution for lecture capture. Educators and enterprises no longer need multiple cards and multiple drivers to capture and stream lectures and slide presentations simultaneously. We expect a strong reaction from those growing segments and for the product to achieve success on a global scale," he added.
The Osprey 820e provides the ability to ingest video along with a computer interface eliminating the need for two separate cards and multiple drivers. This dual input card can ingest SD or HD analog video as well as VGA, HDMI and DVI. The Osprey 820e also expands the ViewCast digital capture card line by enabling a broader range of cameras to capture digital video.
"With the introduction of the Osprey 820e, Windows and Linux drivers are immediately available. This shows our commitment to providing our partners with complete solutions towards building their own products," said Adrian Giuhat, Senior Vice President of Product Development and CTO of ViewCast.
This half-length board can process large amounts of video data across two inputs. The Osprey 820e also comes standard with the ViewCast SimulStream® driver. This driver enhancement enables the ability to feed multiple encoding applications at the same time. SimulStream can be used with a variety of available streaming formats to easily create and manage live streams and create multiple streams of the same type with completely independent settings for sizing, scaling, logos and bit rates plus logo overlays with dynamic positioning.
For technical specifications and details regarding the Osprey 820e, please visit: http://www.viewcast.com/products/osprey-cards/osprey-820e
ViewCast develops industry-leading hardware and software for the transformation, management and delivery of professional quality video over broadband, enterprise and mobile networks. ViewCast's award-winning solutions simplify the complex workflows required for the Web-based streaming of news, sports, music, and other video content to computers and mobile devices, empowering broadcasters, businesses, and governments to easily and effectively reach and expand their audiences. With more than 400,000 video capture cards deployed globally, ViewCast sets the standard in the streaming media industry. ViewCast Niagara® streaming systems, and Osprey® video capture cards provide the highly reliable technology required to deliver the multi-platform experiences driving today's digital media market.
ViewCast (www.viewcast.com) is headquartered in Plano, Texas, USA, with sales and distribution channels located globally.
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Certain statements in this release are forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and reflect the Company's current outlook. Such statements apply to future events and are therefore subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, changes in market and business conditions, demand for the Company's products and services, technological change, the ability of the Company to develop and market new products, increased competition, the ability of the Company to obtain and enforce its patent and avoid infringing other parties' patents, and changes in government regulations. All written and verbal forward-looking statements attributable to ViewCast and any person acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements set forth herein. ViewCast does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date on which the forward-looking statements are made. For a detailed discussion of these and other cautionary statements and factors that could cause actual results to differ from the Company's forward-looking statements, please refer to the company's reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
ViewCast, SCX, Osprey, SimulStream, and Niagara are trademarks or registered trademarks of ViewCast Corporation or its subsidiaries. All other products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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