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Digital Rapids
90 Allstate Parkway
Suite 700

Markham ON L3R 6H3

Phone: 905-946-9666
Fax: 416-352-0716
Web site:
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Digital Rapids provides market-leading hardware and software solutions, technology and expertise that enable media organizations and professionals to bring live and on-demand video to wider audiences and broader viewing platforms more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably. Empowering applications from multi-screen distribution to post production and archive, our award-winning solutions span the critical points in media production and distribution operations, including ingest, encoding, transcoding, streaming, broadcast and workflow automation. Combining superior quality, productivity, flexibility and efficiency with easy adaptability to dynamic customer requirements, our innovative solutions enable our customers to increase their revenues, expand their audiences and reduce their costs.

Product Description

Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0
Automated, high-Volume transcoding software

Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0 combines superior quality, intelligent automation, rich format support and outstanding performance for high-volume transcoding applications from production and archive to revenue-expanding multiscreen distribution.

StreamZ Live
Multi-screen live streaming encoders

The StreamZ Live family of live streaming encoders deliver Digital Rapids' exceptional encoding quality and multi-screen output versatility in high-performance configurations optimized for live applications from IPTV and OTT services to and mobile video.

Multi-format ingest, encoding and archive

The versatile StreamZHD live and on-demand media encoding system provides high-performance, automated video ingest, encoding, transcoding and live streaming to multiple formats and viewing devices simultaneously at unparalleled quality.

Portable live streaming appliances

TouchStream appliances deliver Digital Rapids' renowned encoding and live streaming quality in a fully self-contained, portable form factor with unparalleled ease of use.

Online Resources
  • White Paper: Frost & Sullivan - Enabling Operational Freedom in Media Workflows
    The explosion of 'video everywhere' across a vast array of video-enabled devices creates both new opportunities and ongoing challenges for media organizations. What are the main workflow challenges, requirements and business goals of top-tier media companies? And what advances and innovations are needed to enable the operational freedom in their digital media workflows to let them to focus on their core business — content — rather than the technology that supports it? Global analyst firm Frost & Sullivan conducted an extensive survey of media & entertainment companies to find the answers and provide a deeper understanding of this evolving market. This paper presents the results of this research, and concludes with a look at how the benefits of Digital Rapids' Kayak platform align to address these market needs.
  • White Paper: Improving the Internet TV and Mobile Video Experience – an Adaptive Streaming Overview
    When delivering video over the Web or to mobile devices, the unpredictable nature of viewers’ network connections – and in the case of Web-connected PCs, the playback capabilities of the viewing device – are key challenges to ensuring consistent, high-quality viewing experiences. Adaptive streaming technologies set out to solve this problem, enabling higher-quality video with television-like continuity and reliability on the Web and mobile devices – even under drastically changing network connectivity and playback conditions. This white paper provides an overview of adaptive streaming technologies, and looks at best practices for encoding for adaptive streaming.
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Mobile VideoOTT VideoVideo Encoding/TranscodingEducation Video
Enterprise VideoGovernment VideoMedia/Entertainment VideoOnline Video Industry
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