Helios, Snell & Wilcox's new software-based multi-platform conversion technology, will make its European debut at IBC2006.
With Helios, Snell & Wilcox converts broadcast video to any viewing platform, including mobile video, VOD, IPTV and iPods. It brings the company's conversion, compression and signal processing expertise to the file-based domain.
The Helios conversion platform encompasses a complete automated solution that can convert — under user control — video, audio and metadata to any required format in a single “anytime” pass. “Anytime” means Helios' intelligent job manager will dynamically scale processing throughput simply by applying the appropriate amount of CPU power required for an individual task.
Helios' capabilities include the resizing, reformatting and reshaping of images to deliver maximum emotional impact for each viewer. Along with delivering a high-quality picture, it will also enable the remapping of multiple multilanguage audio tracks, as well as provide comprehensive support of MXF metadata.
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