April 14, 2008

Kulabyte Live Xstream Supports Bluefish444 Cards

S. Melbourne, Australia - Kulabyte LLC's Live Xstream encoding solutions now offer support for several of Bluefish444's I/O cards. 
In addition, Kulabyte will include and sell Bluefish video capture cards as an option in its turnkey encoding products. Kulabyte's Xstream Live product line, which powers "Live HD Internet TV" over Flash platforms, is being adopted by major broadcast and social networks around the world.  
Kulabyte proprietary encoding technologies enable up to a 30 percent increase in quality, or bandwidth savings when compared to standard live encoding and streaming media technologies. With Kulabyte's ability to use live 2-pass variable bit rate (VBR) encoding and streaming, customers and viewers realize superior qualities, faster encoding speeds, and better bandwidth utilization in live IP streaming solutions.  Kulabyte also supports real-time transcoding products for formats such as DV, AVI, MPEG2, QuickTime, H.264, WMV, and FLV. 
Every Bluefish444 Windows-based uncompressed video card is bundled with Bluefish444's proprietary Symmetry software. Symmetry, a DI Acquisition, Review, and Playout solution frame controls a VTR for seamless video I/O of multiple uncompressed file formats extending to compressed file formats such as MPEG2 and H.264 for live encoding.