Ampex Data Systems and Hewlett-Packard Team Up to Provide High-Performance Video Server Archives for the Broadcast Industry.REDWOOD CITY Redwood City, city (1990 pop. 66,072), seat of San Mateo co., W Calif., on San Francisco Bay; inc. 1868. Manufactures include commmunications, electrical, electronic, and medical equipment. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 14, 1999--
Ampex Data Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ampex Corporation (Amex:AXC AXC Chief Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technician (Naval Rating)
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Driven by customer demand, Ampex Data Systems optimized its DST (1) (DeSTination) Contrast with SRC, which is an abbreviation of "source."
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Broadcasters projecting the need or making the transition to video server-based playback must consider the archive requirements for near-line storage of a facility's interstitial In a separate window. See interstitial ad.
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Ampex DST automated cartridge libraries are high-performance, reliable digital archives with unlimited expansion capabilities to accommodate a facility's growing video storage requirements. The DST library reduces the overall time required to archive and restore program elements to a network of Hewlett-Packard MediaStream video servers. For the large number of broadcast and video houses currently using Hewlett-Packard MediaStream video servers, Ampex is the answer to the need for a compatible near-line archive to achieve complete automation.
"The integration process not only simplifies a company's move to complete automation with a plug-and-play system, it provides Hewlett-Packard MediaStream users a proven high-performance video server archive solution," stated Greg Hoberg, general manager for HP's video communications division.
"Broadcasters transitioning to server-based video storage and play-out systems are demanding fully integrated and tested systems," said K. Michael Cooper
Ampex DST Product Line
Ideal for the archiving and retrieval of video and images in broadcast and video environments, Ampex DST automated cartridge libraries offer unlimited storage capacities combined with optimum speed, performance and reliability. The company's innovative and patented technologies reduce the cost of storage to pennies per megabyte, simplify media management and lower overhead by reducing the need to track and house large numbers of cartridges.
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Ampex Data Systems Corporation (www.ampex.com), headquartered in Redwood City, California Redwood City is a suburb located on the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Redwood City is the county seat of San Mateo County. As of the 2005 census, the city had a total population of 76,000. , is one of the world's leading providers of technologies for the acquisition, storage and processing of visual information. Ampex Data Systems designs and delivers extremely high-capacity, high-performance digital image storage solutions for large-scale corporate, government, network, entertainment and telecommunications applications. Ampex Data Systems customers include such leading organizations as AT&T, the Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), component of the U.S. Department of Transportation that sets standards for the air-worthiness of all civilian aircraft, inspects and licenses them, and regulates civilian and military air traffic through its air traffic control , Fox Television, HBO Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO)
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