September 23, 2008
Video Furnace Intros Version 4.3 of IP Video Solution
By Nathesh, TMCnet Contributing Editor
Video Furnace (News - Alert) has announced the availability of its next generation IP video solution, version 4.3, offering network administrators unparalleled management capabilities.
"With this new release, network administrators in every industry can control their IP video like they never have before," said Howard Weinzimmer, the CEO of Video Furnace.
"Every aspect of how IP video is used on the network is now under their complete command and control. They can remotely control any viewer on the system, deliver specific messages to targeted viewers or groups, customize the end-user viewing experience and more."
The Video Furnace IP video distribution system enables organizations in every industry to improve communication, enhance collaboration and distribute content in a compelling yet secure manner over their existing high-speed IP networks.
Whatever the application, wherever there are networked TVs, plasma screens, set-top boxes, desktops or laptops, organizations can deliver live and recorded video, including high definition/H.264.
Apart from management options the new version also has advanced search capabilities for VOD, making it easy to find specific videos and multiple, customizable lineups with specific channels and VODs for individual users or groups of users for intuitive and speedy navigation.
According to the company, Corporations, schools, financial institutions, the military and more use the Video Furnace IP video solution to increase efficiency, improve productivity, gain a competitive edge and save money.
The company officials say that the new IP video system has been modified to send real-time messages to all open viewers on the system and also control content and change stations on any viewer in the system remotely.
Administrators can also offer single viewers with options like slide shows that detail the video and easily schedule and manage events. They can also protect licensed content by limiting the number of simultaneous viewer ship.
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Nathesh is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.
Edited by Stefania Viscusi