LIVE BROADCASTING OVER THE INTERNET FROM TERRAN INTERACTIVE
Availability of Sorenson Broadcaster from Terran Interactive provides
developers a one stop shop of tools for delivering both live and on-demand
content via the Internet.
Los Gatos, CA (September 14, 1999) Terran Interactive, a wholly- owned
subsidiary of Media 100, Inc. (Nasdaq:MDEA) and the leading developer and
distributor of compression tools and encoders for preparing high quality
media for the Internet, announced today the immediate availability of
Sorenson Broadcaster. The Sorenson Broadcaster is a product of Sorenson
Vision, Inc. which enables developers to encode and broadcast live events
and is available directly from Terran Interactive.
“Media Cleaner Pro leads the industry in enabling new media broadcasters to
deliver high-quality on-demand content,” said John Geyer, vice president of
sales and marketing at Terran Interactive. “With the addition of Sorenson
Broadcaster to our product offerings, Terran now provides developers all of
the tools needed to produce high quality streaming content for both live
and on-demand delivery.”
Sorenson Broadcaster is the first live audio and video broadcasting tool to
support Apple Computers QuickTime technology. Available for Mac OS,
Sorenson Broadcaster enables developers to compress video and audio in
real-time for distribution on LANs and the Internet. The audio and video
stream can be viewed on both MacOS and Windows-based computers using
Sorenson Broadcaster features include:
Intuitive Interface Presets make live broadcasts possible within minutes
and custom options address the needs of web broadcast professionals.
Streaming Archive allows developers to simultaneously stream and archive
events to a local drive.
Unicast Support and Multicast support- standard unicast protocols enable
the streaming of media to individuals or to QuickTime streaming servers.
Multicast transmissions enable the most efficient use of network capacity
on multicast-enabled networks.
Preview/Monitor a preview monitor allows the user to see broadcasts before
and during transmission.
Additional Features Efficient cropping and scaling, AppleScript and easy
insertion of graphics through poster frames.
Pricing and Availability
The Sorenson Broadcaster is available directly from Terran Interactive for
$199 (USD). Sorenson Broadcaster is currently available for MacOS and
offers support for QuickTime. The product can be purchased directly from
Terrans Web site at www.terran.com or by calling (800) 577-3443 x1 or
Intl +1 408 356-7373 x1.
About Terran Interactive
Founded in 1995, Terran Interactive is a wholly owned subsidiary of Media
100 Inc. with offices located in Los Gatos, California. Terran’s mission is
to develop powerful and easy-to-use tools that optimize and compress
dynamic media, enabling users to enrich their Web, broadband networks,
CD-ROM and DVD projects. Media Cleaner Pro, Terran’s flagship product, is
recognized as the industry standard for compressing digital media. In
addition, the company develops educational resources to promote the growth
of the Internet video market. These resources include the Web site
www.CodecCentral.com and the “How to Produce High-Quality QuickTime”
instructional guide. Both are freely available online. For more
information, visit http://www.terran.com or phone (408) 356-7373.