June 11, 2007
San Jose, Calif. - June 6, 2007 - Streaming21, the world leader in broadcast-quality streaming solutions, today announced its award-winning IP broadcasting solution, Media Relay Server 2.0, which provides a full suite of functionality for broadcasting reliable live TV channels and live events to televisions over public Internet with broadcast video quality in standard and high definitions. The new solution is an excellent alternative to satellite delivery of live video – it helps broadcasters to save huge cost on video transmission by using IP networks.
Unlike traditional IPTV or cable TV services which rely on expensive managed networks and only serve a limited geographic area, Streaming21 Media Relay Server enables reliable real-time video delivery to televisions through open networks and accepts subscribers from any ISP. Also, in contrast to popular live video channels over the Internet that user often see on the PC, Streaming21’s solution can deliver high-quality, full-motion video playback to TV over the Internet. This unique technology not only ensures stable streaming delivery over unmanaged networks but also allows delivering live channels to televisions over non-multicast networks.
As the demand of TV anytime, anywhere continues to grow, the video transmission over long distance by using either satellite or leased line can be very expensive. Streaming21’s patented streaming technology enables reliable transmission of high-quality video streams in MPEG-2 and H.264 over the Internet. Thus, service providers can save huge costs on global content aggregation and video content delivery. The solution also support IPv4/IPv6 dual stack network to enable IPTV anytime, anywhere.
Streaming21’s Media Relay Server 2.0 is a fully open platform which can be easily deployed, integrated and customized. Its patented and award-winning streaming engine offers the industry’s highest broadcasting performance. The solution is built on a reliable large-scale streaming architecture from single server to geographically distributed clusters. The platform is highly scalable to broadcast thousands of live TV channels to millions of households.