NEW YORK – September 8, 2023 – swXtch.io LLC, today announced the commercial availability of Cinnafilm’s live IP transcoder, IPXCode, with Tachyon LIVE as part of cloudSwXtch. First announced and demonstrated at NAB 2023, Tachyon LIVE brings Cinnafilm’s award-winning media transformation technologies to live workflows for the first time. IPXCode with Tachyon LIVE provides broadcast-quality standards conversion including motion compensated frame rate conversions, deinterlacing, scaling, and color space conversions for IP-based live video streams, along with live IP protocol conversions for streaming video.
To deliver its new live products to the cloud, Cinnafilm has partnered with swXtch.io and its cloudSwXtch virtual overlay network. cloudSwXtch adds feature rich, high-performance media networking to cloud or edge deployments and provides advanced features not previously available on cloud networks. cloudSwXtch creates an on-ramp for production media workflows to run in the major public clouds and offers performance parity with on-premises workflow environments. cloudSwXtch enables the delivery of IPXCode with Tachyon LIVE worldwide through public cloud infrastructure, with unmatched flexibility, scalability, and low latency.
cloudSwXtch allows easy integration of partner features through its advanced API and in-network computing power. The solution combines swXtch.io's networking expertise with partners like Cinnafilm who bring best in class video processing competencies to deliver high-performing networks and workflows. Customers benefit from a flexible, easy to deploy implementation that requires fewer VMs compared to other products. Through IPXCode with Tachyon LIVE built-in, cloudSwXtch simplifies workflows for customers needing a variety of video transformations.
"The launch of IPXCode with Tachyon LIVE marks a major milestone for our media and entertainment clients seeking the highest quality conversions while leveraging the benefits of on-demand cloud infrastructure," said Brent Yates, CEO of swXtch.io. "Together with Cinnafilm we are accelerating the shift of media workflows to the cloud, and helping broadcasters transform operations with unparalleled flexibility and scale."
IPX Code accepts NDI, SRT and SMPTE 2110 input streams on-premises or in the cloud and can convert to various output protocols including NDI and SRT, enabling simple integration into existing broadcast workflows. With integration into cloudSwXtch, the combined solution can take in LIVE Multicast, RTP, UDP, NDI, SRT and 2110 flows – convert the flows with IPX Code – and output to multiple destinations in any of the supported network protocols. cloudSwXtch and IPXCode are cloud-agnostic and are available across networks that rely on Azure, Oracle, Google Cloud or Amazon Web Services.
"We are thrilled to partner with swXtch.io to make IPXCode with Tachyon LIVE easily accessible to broadcasters worldwide through flexible, scalable cloud delivery," said Lance Maurer, CEO of Cinnafilm. "The integration of IPXCode with Tachyon LIVE into cloudSwXtch enables us to deliver on-demand industry-leading conversion capabilities for live IP streams for global customers."
swXtch.io is a whollyowned subsidiary of IEX Group, Inc, whichbuilds technology that levels the playing field to advance competitive marketsand helps innovative businesses thrive. swXtch.io operates separatelyand distinctly from IEX Exchange (Investors’ Exchange LLC).
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swXtch.io bringsadvanced capabilities to traditional cloud networking environments that havethe potential to revolutionize cloud networking through its innovative multicastingsolution. The groundbreaking cloudSwXtch technology adds feature-rich,high-performance networking to cloud or edge deployments and unlocks missingnetwork features that are required for demanding, high-throughput workflows.cloudSwXtch solves these technical issues without requiring code changes andoffers a simple path to create reliable networks in the cloud. swXtch.io is awholly owned subsidiary of IEX Group, Inc. Learn more at www.swxtch.io.
Cinnafilm provides award-winning video and audio processing solutions and specializes in standards conversions, real-time transcode workflows, high-quality motion-compensated frame rate conversions, audio/video retiming, deinterlacing, denoising, and pristine playback optimization. Trusted by many of the world’s premiere studios, streamers, networks, and their collective creative service suppliers, Cinnafilm’s media conversion and transformation tools are essential business differentiators in the demanding field of premiere quality media delivery. Learn more at www.cinnafilm.com.
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