- Created on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 15:33
QCS Supports Smooth Streaming in its 2.5 Release
flexible outputs to ensure support for all audiences
SAN BRUNO, CA – August 14, 2012 – Qumu, www.qumu.com, the leading business video platform provider and a Rimage company (NASDAQ: RIMG), today announced a significant update to their Qumu Capture Studio (QCS) video capture and streaming appliance. This update further extends QCS’s lead as the most advanced video capture and webcasting appliance on the market.
The QCS, which supports a wide variety of streaming standards, has added support for a host of new ones, including Microsoft’s Smooth Streaming and Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming (HLS).
In addition to Sony Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) cameras, users can now control multiple Panasonic multi-purpose HD PTZ cameras with user-friendly presets, useful in training room and live webcasting environments.
The QCS connects up to 4 HD-SDI sources, three analog video sources, four audio sources, and a VGA capture computer source. A touch-screen interface makes it easy for non-technical users to switch and mix video sources using preset buttons. Viewers can see one or all video sources simultaneously, for a very dynamic experience.
Additionally, the QCS seamlessly integrates with the Qumu Video Control Center (VCC) video management platform. The VCC provides robust streaming and distribution capabilities including a Social Video Portal, search, Q&A, polling, and extensive reporting capabilities.
New QCS 2.5 features include:
- 4 HD-SDI simultaneous camera and VGA inputs
- HLS / Smooth Streaming Support
- Simultaneous outputs including outputs for mobile devices
- Panasonic PTZ Support
- Enhanced UI for placement of inputs
- Boundaries to prevent accidental video overlaps
- Multiple live encoding outputs from a single encoder when used with VCC 6.2
“We started using the QCS and VCC combined solution at a time when our company was growing to include employees in multiple countries and time zones, and it was getting increasingly difficult to share information,” said Mike Dupuis, Marketing Communications Manager for OSIsoft. “We needed a way to bridge the gap, and Qumu provided a great solution for overall management and sharing of our video assets as well as live video communications.”
“The use of video as the preferred choice for communicating in today’s dispersed work environment is at an all-time high, and our customers use Qumu for just about every streaming and video recording scenario, from CEO All Hands meetings to mobile video applications,“ said Ray Hood, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Qumu. “With smooth streaming support, and the ability to provide multiple live and on-demand outputs simultaneously, our customers can easily reach audiences using a multitude of device types.”
Qumu, Inc., a Rimage company based in San Bruno, California, is the leading business video platform provider, empowering organizations to better engage and inspire employees, improve productivity and reduce costs. Video is pervasive – it appears in all business applications and is consumed on all devices. The largest Global 1000 companies depend on Qumu’s video platform to capture, manage and distribute live and on-demand content with total reliability and security. Regardless of audience size, viewer device, or network configuration, Qumu simply makes video work. Only Qumu delivers the Freedom to work with existing infrastructure; the Power to reach everyone; and the Control to do it right.
About Rimage Corporation
Founded in 1978, Rimage Corporation (NASDAQ: RIMG) helps businesses deliver digital content directly and securely to their customers, employees, and partners. Rimage’s Qumu business is a leader in the rapidly growing enterprise video communications market. Rimage’s Signal online publishing platform automatically pushes secure mobile content to nearly any mobile device or computer. Qumu and Signal, in combination with Rimage’s world-class CD, DVD and Blu-ray-Disc™ publishing solutions, enable businesses to securely deliver their videos, documents, audio files and images in today’s multi-platform, multi-device world. Rimage supplies thousands of customers in North America, Europe and Asia with industry-leading solutions that increase engagement, collaboration and control. Additional information can be found at www.rimagecorp.com.
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