Vantrix makes product announcements ahead of NAB Show, Las Vegas

By Vantrix Marketing - April 14,2016

MONTREAL, Canada - April 14, 2016 - Vantrix a global leader in next generation video services for transcoding and 360 virtual reality streaming solutions,  made a number of new product related announcements today.


1. Announcing solution readiness on Intel VCA

Vantrix is pleased to announce the availability of its Ultra High Density Live and VoD Transcoder for the Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator (Intel® VCA). The Intel VCA integrates three Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 family with Intel® Iris™ Pro graphics components into a Gen3 x16 PCIe card which can be mounted inside standard Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family-based servers. As measured per Vantrix’s video quality requirements, each VCA board delivers 45 transcoded 1080p 30fps HD streams simultaneously."We are excited to further extend our strategic partnership with Intel," said Jean Mayrand, Vantrix CEO, "This also reinforces our vision for  an open and flexible approach to media processing, providing our customers with real options for their hardware infrastructure, helping to tailor solutions to their budgets, IT preferences and strategies without sacrificing quality and robustness." The integrated solution will be demonstrated at the NAB show in Las Vegas at Intel’s showcase booth, as part of Vantrix's VR 360 Cloud service offering.


2. Anevia ViaMotion plus certification

Vantrix  has successfully completed interoperability certification of the Vantrix Ultra High Density Live and VoD Transcoder (LVT) with Anevia's ViaMotion Plus multiscreen packager. The combination of the Vantrix LVT and ViaMotion enables high performance OTT transcoding, packaging and streaming at scale. The integration is not only beneficial to OTT service providers but also a key element in deploying advanced delivery services at the network edge.

Anevia provides a complete multiscreen Over-the-Top (OTT) video solution for telcos, broadcasters and content owners. Designed to empower next-generation Cloud DVR and multiscreen solutions, Anevia’s OTT solution include ViaMotion software as well as NEA-LIVE NEA-PLAY and NEA-DVR appliances for streaming live and on-demand content over the internet using adaptive-bitrate streaming.

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3. Vantrix and Advantech showcase 360 Degree Virtual Reality at NAB Show

At NAB, Advantech and Vantrix will be expanding on their recently announced partnership  to bring an immersive 4K experience to every consumer on mobile, tablet, VR headset or large screen TV. Users of the Vantrix Media Platform can now leverage Advantech’s VEGA-3300 4K Live HEVC Encoder Accelerators to benefit from low power broadcast quality HEVC live compression when building high density multiscreen applications. Visit the Vantrix booth (SU10725) to discover how they achieve 4K real-time 120FPS HEVC encoding in the contribution component of their innovative 360 degree VR camera application where the live feed is compressed by Advantech’s VEGA-3300 Series Accelerators.

Vantrix will be exhibiting at NAB Show, Las Vegas (April 18 - 21, 2016) @ Booth SU-10725 


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