Vela introduces all new miniXcode real time, IP transcoder

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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.

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. It provides broadcast quality transcoding from full 1080P@60 all the way down to mobile resolutions as low as 160x120 using the built in hardware based video scaling capabilities. It can provide bit rate reduction, or transrating, while transcoding. All this is done live, in real time, in hardware, and with a focus on providing the highest video quality in the industry at remarkably low bitrates.

Mike Reddy, CEO of Vela, stated, “The Vela miniXcode uses the Intel Braswell Chipset that provides unparalleled processing capabilities with low power consumption leading to higher availability, reliability, scalability and a smaller form factor at the most cost effective per channel price in the market today”.

Founded in 1994 Vela® is an Emmy® award winning company offering a range of live and file based solutions for the broadcast, cable, OTT, VOD, and post production. Over the past 21 years, Vela has earned recognition by virtue of the trouble-free, high-performance and cost-effective solutions in use in demanding customer environments worldwide. Vela counts A+E, AMC, Disney ABC Television, Fox, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and DirecTV among its customers. It is based in Clearwater, Florida.