Adobe has announced yesterday about their new product lineup of Flash Media Encoding Server. This is an end-to-end platform for creating and deploying rich media content on the web to desktop and mobile. they are releasing solutions for companies in need to do flash encoding on their own server. This product is an enterprise level encoding and transcoding server allows you to convert multiple types of videos to native flash video format. It features pre-processing filter operations such as sharpening video, color space conversions and audio normalization. The solution is powered by Rhozet, they are one of the leading providers of transcoding solutions.
Products announced in this line-up are:
- FLASH MEDIA INTERACTIVE SERVER (Priced at USD6,000)
- FLASH MEDIA STREAMING SERVER (Priced at USD995)
- FLASH MEDIA DEVELOPMENT SERVER (FREE!!)
Note that Flash media development server has all the features of Flash Media Interactive server but with a 10 user concurrent connection limitation.
Features at a glance:
Easily make your network grow to meet your business needs by scaling clusters that you can manage from a single interface.
Flash Media platform
Combine the power of flexible encoding with other products in the Adobe ® Flash ® Media Server family to deploy complete, rich, interactive social media networks that can deliver your content to the ubiquitous Adobe Flash Player runtime and new Adobe Media Player software.
Flexible encoding and editing
Modify source file parameters on-the-fly as you encode, editing content and making it suitable for delivery to multiple devices. Manipulate frame size and aspect ratio, crop for delivery to mobile devices, insert logos or watermarks, extract keyframes, and much more.
Batch processing and automation
Optimize your workflow by processing batches of files at once. Use the XML-based software development kit (SDK) to integrate Adobe Flash Media Encoding Server software with your current systems and applications.
Intuitive user interface
Easily manage encoding tasks with customizable profile settings that let you automate processes to increase efficiency and reduce delivery time.
Convert more source files faster with this high-performance encoder.
Video and audio filtering
Modify and enhance video and audio parameters as you encode. Normalize audio, adjust volume, adjust color balance, sharpen video, and apply many other filtering option
Pricing and Availability
Adobe Flash Media Encoding Server is expected to be available worldwide by the end of 2008. It is priced at US $6,000. For more information, please visit www.adobe.com/go/fmes