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Streamstar Integrates Global Broadband TV Platform With Octoshape Infinite HD-M Webcast product line adds support for the Infinite HD-M multicast-enabled ecosystem

Streamstar, the Slovakia-based manufacturer of the Webcast portable and compact video encoding line of products for the broadband video industry, announced today an integration with Octoshape.

BRATISLAVA(22 Jan 2013)


The initiative enables the Streamstar Webcast line of encoding and production systems to publish video streams to the Octoshape Infinite HD-M Federated Linear Broadband TV Platform, an industry-first service that enables flat rate business models utilizing Multicast over broadband for high quality linear video delivery.

Recent events were successfully delivered via the joint solution including the Fight Explosion 2012 Thai Boxing Tournament, and the Red Bull Salute Trophy Hockey tournament, delivering high quality video streams to viewers around the world.

"720P HD streams were delivered for the events and the results were spectacular,” said Mr. Michal Ivanic, CTO of Streamstar. “Quality assurance monitoring sites were deployed all over the world during the streaming of the events and we were able to provide flawless coverage using the joint solution."

The partnership leverages the feature-rich, portable and high quality linear video encoding solutions of Streamstar combined with the Octoshape Infinite HD-M linear OTT platform, which enables TV quality video delivery over broadband. With the Infinite HD-M ‘flat rate per channel’ pricing model for linear channels, broadcasters can now deliver linear video with predictable and affordable economics.

“The Streamstar solution addresses an important segment for our customers relative to portable and compact encoding solutions for venue and event production,” said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. “Infinite HD-M ensures that the quality of video coming out of the Streamstar system is preserved across the Internet from the first to the last mile. Combined with the predictable business models of Infinite HD-M, broadcasters get flexible encoding, and high quality video for their consumers globally”.

About Streamstar
Streamstar is a company offering technology solutions and products for the streaming industry. Dedicated to innovation Streamstar delivers professional tools for the new generation of media producers.

Our flagship products are the Webcast software application and the Webcast Case portable webcasting system.

The Webcast line of products presents the pinnacle of several years of broadcasting equipment development, combined with experiences from many years of television broadcasting work, thousands of completed webcasts and the extensive software development expertise of our development team.

The Webcast system is the superb execution of a clear vision – to offer a superior production system precisely suited to the new requirements of today’s webcasting industry. It is unquestionably the most advanced and feature-richest webcasting system on the market, highly effective, tried and tested in the real world and at the same time very flexible and easy to operate.

About Octoshape
Octoshape provides the enabling technology required for content owners to deliver online video over best-effort public networks to the largest audiences and with the highest-quality viewing experience. The company is writing the next chapter of content delivery for IPTV services over the Internet. The Octoshape approach is more scalable, flexible and affordable than traditional CDN schemes, while providing feature-rich, high-quality viewing to the largest of audiences.