Media 100 Announces Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition; For RealNetworks' Customers.Business/Technology Editors
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Media 100 and RealNetworks Collaborate to Provide Powerful Interactive
Streaming Media See streaming audio, streaming video and digital media hub. Design Solution for RealSystem 8; Full Cleaner 5
Capability for RealSystem Users
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MDEA Methyl Di-Ethyl Amine ), the leading provider of software, systems and services for streaming media on the Internet, today announced the launch of Cleaner 5: RealSystem(R) Edition, a powerful interactive streaming media encoding See encode. and design solution specially developed to support RealNetworks, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: RNWK RNWK Real Networks (stock symbol) ) recently-announced RealAudio(R) 8 and RealVideo(R) 8. RealAudio 8 offers the highest quality audio at the broadest range of bit rates, and RealVideo 8 provides high-quality, full-motion video Video transmission that changes the image 30 frames per second (30 fps). Motion pictures are run at 24 fps, which is the minimum frequency required to eliminate the perception of moving frames and make the images appear visually fluid to the eye. using dial-up modems, half screen VHS-quality at mainstream broadband rates, and near DVD-quality video for those using high bandwidth connections.
As a result of this development agreement, Media 100 has created a customized version of its flagship Cleaner 5 streaming media software to be sold by RealNetworks, directly from its online store at www.realnetworks.com. Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition will enable RealNetworks' customers to create powerful, highly-interactive streaming media content exclusively for the RealPlayer(R). This announcement underscores RealNetworks' commitment to providing its customers with streaming media tool sets that enable them to create the highest quality streaming media content possible.
"With more than 155 million unique registered RealPlayer users around the world, the demand for the highest possible quality viewing experience is exploding - and Media 100 creates the tools to enable web designers to create an online viewing experience that is not just high-quality, but also highly-interactive, evocative e·voc·a·tive
Tending or having the power to evoke.
e·voca·tive·ly adv. and valuable to the consumer," said John Molinari, chief executive officer of Media 100. "Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition is a significant asset for RealNetworks' customers. We're providing them with the most powerful streaming tool in the industry to ensure that content created for the RealPlayer is unparalleled in picture quality and interactivity, creating a streaming experience for viewers unlike anything they've ever seen on the Internet."
"We are focused on constantly raising the bar of audio and video quality, as demonstrated by our recent announcement of RealAudio 8. As the recognized leader in streaming media, RealNetworks is committed to enabling the industry's best tools for creating the highest quality streaming media for our customers," said Ben Rotholtz, general manager, Media Systems, RealNetworks, Inc. "Cleaner 5 has emerged as a leading streaming media encoding tool, so our ability to provide a specially-tailored version directly from the RealNetworks web site becomes a significant value-add for our customers."
Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition
Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition is the Internet's first camera-to-web streaming media design solution to enable web designers and Internet broadcasters to create highly-interactive, evocative streaming media content for RealSystem in four simple steps: Capture, Author, Encode and Publish. By radically simplifying the streaming media workflow The automatic routing of documents to the users responsible for working on them. Workflow is concerned with providing the information required to support each step of the business cycle. , Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition enables web designers with minimal streaming experience to achieve powerful, high-impact results.
Additionally, Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition opens multiple opportunities to professionals looking to leverage their valuable video assets and content creation skills and apply themselves to interactive streaming media design and development. Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition provides anyone looking to stream video for RealSystem streaming technology with a complete solution for creating interactive streaming media content, from camera to web.
Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition is available immediately directly from RealNetworks and its online store and will be sold with a suggested retail price of $499. RealNetworks will also provide a special bundle offering, including RealProducer(R) Plus and Cleaner 5: RealSystem Edition.
About Media 100
Media 100 Inc. (Nasdaq:MDEA) develops software and systems, and provides services that simplify the creation and delivery of video on the Internet, DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
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in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). . Media 100 provides the market's most comprehensive suite of streaming media solutions -- ranging from video/audio acquisition and editing to dynamic media compression, from MPEG-2 encoding to real-time transcoding - and is the only company in the world that supports all three major streaming media formats; Real Systems G2, Windows Media Microsoft's audio and video framework for Windows, which embraces playback, encoding and streaming. Windows Media Player is the digital jukebox and media player that comes with every version of Windows. , and QuickTime 4. For more information, visit www.media100.com. For more information on Media 100's encoding and hosting services, visit www.streamriver.net.
Media 100 and Cleaner are registered trademarks of Media 100 Inc. All other products and brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Terran Interactive is a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
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In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. of Media 100 Inc. RealNetworks, RealSystem, RealAudio, RealProducer Plus and RealVideo are trademarks or registered trademarks of RealNetworks, Inc. All products and brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. All specifications are subject to change.