HaiVision's OSCAR Now Supports Direct-to-QuickTime H.264 Video Streaming

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HaiVision Systems Inc. (Montreal, Canada) announced that the OSCAR H.264 encoder now supports direct-to-QuickTime audio video streaming.

HaiVision Systems Inc. (Montreal, Canada) announced that the OSCAR H.264 encoder now supports direct-to-QuickTime audio video streaming. The OSCAR is an extremely compact H.264 MPEG-4 AVC encoder designed specifically for video streaming and IPTV applications. Offering CIF, half resolution, and full resolution (SD or D1) encoding or decoding at up to 1.5 Mbps, the OSCAR delivers unmatched price/performance for network video.

The OSCAR supports MPEG-4 AVC H.264 Baseline and enhanced profiles with fully controllable resolution, frame rate, and bit rate from 64 kbps to 1.5 Mbps, thus making it tunable for virtually any bandwidth requirement. Measuring a mere 0.92" x 5.85" x 8.0" (24mm x 149mm x 202mm) and housed in a robust chassis with a locking power supply, HaiVision's OSCAR is ideal for streaming to QuickTime regardless of the environment. The OSCAR uses the RTSP protocol and can deliver multiple streams (10+) directly (multicast or unicast). Should a large number of unicast streams be required, the OSCAR can simply be directed to a QuickTime Streaming Server.

The OSCAR is one of three H.264 MPEG-4 AVC platforms offered by HaiVision. The TASMAN is a high performance H.264 streaming and communication appliance (with the TASMAN Digital supporting SDI input and output), while the hai1000 is HaiVision's flagship multi-channel encoder/decoder system designed for telepresence systems and continuous presence distance education.

Both the OSCAR encoder and decoder are available now. The OSCAR encoder has a list price of US$3,695.

Datasheet Link -- http://www.haivision.com/products/hai200/.

Come see HaiVision's entire line of H.264 MPEG-4 AVC systems at NAB -- Booth Number SU11010.

About HaiVision Systems Inc.
Based in Montreal, Canada, HaiVision Systems Inc. is a private company dedicated to improving the way people live and work through the use of advanced network video technology. HaiVision's interactive products are used in the foremost telepresence suites, boardrooms, and continuous presence distance education systems worldwide. They are used as well in the medical field supporting information and service delivery within hospital campuses and across nations. HaiVision's streaming products are also used extensively for video backhaul and distribution in broadcast, near broadcast, and IPTV applications. Please have a look at the product information, case studies, videos, and file samples available in the file download area of our web site.

For further information, please contact:

Ceicy Tsui                
HaiVision Systems Inc.    
Tel: (514) 334-5445, ext. 251            
Email: ctsui (at) haivision.com
Web: http://www.haivision.com

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