August 24, 2004 | Streambox Inc
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August 24, 2004

Streambox Announces 4:2:2 Color Profile as a standard feature on ACT-L3 Video Transport systems

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ACT-L3 4:2:2 Color Profile Enhances Streambox Systems that deliver Real-time Broadcast Video Over IP as low as 1.5 Mbps

SEATTLE, WA August 24, 2004 — Streambox Inc., the leader of video compression and real-time video solutions for broadcasting and cable, announces that the 4:2:2 color sampling is now an included option with ACT-L3™ 5000 & 7000 Encoders.

The ACT-L3™ 4:2:2 option provides twice more color information with greater color accuracy in a video signal.

The ACT-L3™ 4:2:2 real-time video compression achieves high-quality SD video, with more realistic and natural looking images than MPEG-4 4:2:0 systems. With ACT-L3™ 4:2:2 support, Streambox encoders provide twice the vertical chroma sampling for truer, richer color resolution.

About Streambox, Inc.
Streambox provides a single platform for all live and file-based video acquisition over IP. The company develops industry-leading solutions for encoding, video management, and playout for broadcast and broadband based on the innovative ACT-L3™ codec. Our software-based solutions provide unrivaled performance, reliability, and video quality over low data rate wired and wireless IP networks. Streambox solutions enable broadcasters, government agencies, and enterprises and other users to enhance content ownership, simplify operations, and increase operational efficiencies. More information is available at