16Jan

Vela introduces all new miniXcode real time, IP transcoder

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider, announced today that it had released an all new single channel IP transcoder. The Vela miniXcode Transcoder is an advanced, hardware based, live/real time transcoding, transrating, and scaling solution. The Vela miniXcode is the perfect solution for those looking for reliable and cost effective ways to deliver content to consumers using a myriad of devices each with their own codecs and resolutions.

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9Dec

Vela releases the Stream and Store Encoder for Time Shift Recording applications

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider, announced today that it had released the stream and store encoder. The Stream & Store Encoder provides 24/7 scheduled recording of HD/SD SDI signals. The Stream and Store provides High Definition and Standard Definition encoding profiles in both NTSC and PAL, making it one of the most flexible encoding solutions on the market.

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30Oct

Vela releases iOS/Andriod smart device applications for the Encompass and Multi Viewer product lines

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider, announced today that it had iOS and Andriod based applications to monitor and control both it’s Multi Viewer and Encompass products. The applications are designed to run on smart phones and tablets and allow engineers and managers 24/7 immediate access to critical quality of service and compliance data from anywhere in the world.

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1Oct

Vela enhances the Encompass Content Capture and Monitoring system with local Multi Viewing capabilities

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider, announced today that it had extended the capabilities of the Encompass Content Capture and Monitoring system by adding local Multi Viewer features. Encompass captures transmitted MPTS or SPTS content and saves it as individual full/native resolution single program transport streams for easy search and export. Each captured transport stream is transcoded into a low res proxy for easy playback, review, segmenting, and download through a web browser from any location.

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16Sept

Vela adds Ad/Ad Block Insertion capabilities to the Media Advantage Video Server

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider, announced today that it had extended the robust capabilities of the Media Advantage Video Server System with an Ad Insertion feature set. The Media Advantage Playout System provides 24x7 play to air capabilities with SD/HD support including advanced scheduling software, optional output configurations, Closed Captioning Insertion support, an As Run Database, and Integration Options with third party traffic and billing systems.

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21July

Vela Announces 4K Decoding, CineView® MediaPro 4K Blade and ArgoNavis QA/QC System

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider for all types of media content, today announced the release of 4K decoding support in the MediaPro 4K Decoder Blade and the ArgoNavis QA/QC system. The CineView® MediaPro 4K Blade decoder system is an advanced professional standard definition/high definition decoder system with multi-format decoding capability from file based sources. The CineView® MediaPro 4K supports features required by professionals such as 608/708 Closed Captioning insertion into the SDI VANC and Line 21, HD/SD/2K/4K SDI, HDMI, analog outputs and genlock, and comes in a compact 1.5U rack mount form factor for quick and easy installation.

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1July

Vela Extends the Successful Compliance Multiviewer Line up with RF OTA Capabilities

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider for all types of media content, today announced the release of RF Over the Air interfaces to its line up of ArgoNavis Multiviewers and Compliance Monitors. Providing critical information on video, audio, and ancillary data necessary to ensure regulatory compliance and data integrity, the RF (Over the Air) Multi-Viewer, Monitoring, and Logging system allows operators to monitor independent video programs with associated audio over the air in real time.

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8June

Vela Introduces Media Advantage Play to Air Server

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider for all types of media content, today announced the release of the newly updated MediaAdvantage Video Server and Play to Air system. The Media Advantage Playout System provides 24x7 play to air capabilities with SD/HD support including advanced scheduling software.

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9May

Vela Introduces Next Generation of Decoder Blade Systems with the CineView MediaPro Blade

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider for all types of media content, today announced the release of the Next Generation of Decoder Blade Systems with the CineView MediaPro Blade. The CineView® MediaPro Blade decoder system is an advanced professional standard definition/high definition decoder system with multi-format decoding capability from file based sources.

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13Apr

Vela Launches the Encompass Transport Stream Channel Capture Systems

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider for all types of media content, today announced the release of the Encompass family of transport stream channel capture and compliance systems. Encompass monitors transport stream parameters per ETSI TR101.290, with 24x7 monitoring and logging of Loudness/LKFS per the requirements of the ATSC A/85 Calm Act, 24x7 monitoring and logging of 608 and 708 closed captioning, PSIP logging and loss of PSIP detection, black screen detection, loss of audio detection, and ratings watermark detection and logging with configurable alarms and thresholds on each parameter within each stream. Notification of alarms and events is configurable through Email, Text, and SNMP.

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9Mar

Canoe Certifies Vela’s DAI VOD Application to Streamline On-Demand Ad Insertion for Programmers

Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider for all types of content including specialized tools for Dynamic Ad Insertion for Video on Demand, today announced that Canoe, an advertising technology company that provides software and services to national television programming networks, has added Vela’s comprehensive DAI VOD Advanced Advertising solution as a certified product within the Canoe VOD DAI Integration Certification Program.

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