PLANO, Texas, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewCast (OTCBB: VCST) announced today it is extending the warranty of newly purchased Osprey® capture cards to three years with every Osprey product registration. For more than 18 years, Osprey video technology has set the industry standard for high-quality, reliable streaming performance.
Osprey technology helped start the streaming revolution. From cards that capture video-only camera feeds to a high-density SDI capture card with four independent SDI channels, ViewCast offers a capture card for every need. Beginning today, a customer can register a newly purchased card at http://support.viewcast.com/productregistration.aspx and receive an extra 12 months warranty. The current warranty is 24 months.
"Extending the warranty on our cards assures our customers that ViewCast stands behind the quality and reliability of our Osprey line of products," said John Hammock, President and CEO of ViewCast, a developer of industry-leading solutions that help companies deliver video to mobile devices and televisions.
Linux Drivers and DirectShow Interface
Osprey capture cards are professional-quality computer cards designed to capture audio and video from standard analog sources to high-definition digital sources. ViewCast works with KernelLabs in the development of Linux drivers for all of its latest Osprey video capture cards.
These cards also have a robust Microsoft® DirectShow® interface that works well with all key Microsoft Windows streaming applications.
"We continue to design our cards with dependability and flexibility in mind. Some of our customers have cards that have been fully functional for 10 years," said Adrian Giuhat, ViewCast Senior Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technology Officer.
Advanced Pre-Processing Features
Each card includes standard pre-processing features such as logo/bitmap overlay with transparency, positioning controls, de-interlacing, color space conversion and closed-caption extraction and rendering.
Reaching the broadest audience with an optimum viewing experience is important to any streaming video application. SimulStream® is a powerful driver enhancement for Osprey capture cards. It lets users stream to multiple devices in various formats, bit rates and resolutions – simultaneously, from a single video source.
Osprey capture cards are used in mission-critical applications throughout the world and are known for legendary quality and performance. Used in a wide variety of applications, from aerospace to surveillance, Internet TV to webcasting, Osprey cards drive the delivery of video to viewers all around the globe. More than 400,000 cards are used in a variety of broadcast, commercial and industrial applications.
For more information on the latest Osprey products, please visit: www.viewcast.com.
ViewCast enables anyone to deliver video whenever, wherever. With more than 400,000 Osprey video capture cards and thousands of Niagara streaming system deployed globally, ViewCast is at the forefront of the video industry.
ViewCast (www.viewcast.com) is headquartered in Plano, Texas, USA, with sales and distribution channels located globally.
Safe Harbor Statement
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 forwardlooking 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 patents 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, Niagara 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.