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Inlet Technologies
1121 Situs Court
Suite 330

Raleigh NC 27606

Phone: 919-856-1080
Web site:

Inlet Technologies’ innovative solutions prepare your media for real-time or on-demand delivery to any screen. Our unique combination of flexibility, reliability and exceptional quality of experience enables you to expand your audience and realize greater value from your content. Industry leaders such as Major League Baseball, Microsoft, NBC Universal/Vancouver Winter Games, Yahoo!, France Télévisions and Home Shopping Network rely on Inlet for easy implementation, technical prowess and enterprise scale for their mission critical operations. For more information, please visit Follow us on Twitter @InletTech.

Product Description

Inlet offers a suite of products that provides high quality, reliable live or on demand video for mobile, broadband, or IPTV networks. Our solutions are used today to prepare millions of streams of video for delivery to any device, from feature phone to smartphone to computer to set-top box.

  • Spinnaker™ – Inlet Technologies’ family of award-winning streaming appliances for live video and audio delivery applications. Using a state-of-the-art encoding engine and an advanced toolset, Spinnaker delivers the bandwidth performance and unique features you need to provide a true broadcast experience on the web. Spinnaker provides award winning quality and professional, reliable results in an affordable, simple solution.
  • Armada – Inlet’s revolutionary workflow management system that automates the entire file preparation process, eliminating many of the stove-pipes and manual steps required by traditional approaches. Ideal for high-volume encoding environments, Armada's multi-format, multi-CPU, high-output architecture can manage your entire workflow, or plug into your existing asset management tools.
  • Fathom® – a high-performance advanced encoding platform capable of meeting all of your encoding, transcoding and archiving needs. Fathom can take a wide range of video inputs, then prepare and output any combination of digital media formats for multiple uses.
  • Semaphore™ is Inlet Technologies' robust software application that automates the quality control process so you can evaluate hours of content in minutes, and break the QC bottleneck. Semaphore delivers an unprecedented level of automation and control.
Online Resources
  • Powering Smooth Streaming with Inlet Technologies
    Smooth Streaming is the Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) breakthrough HTTP-based adaptive streaming extension. In March of 2009, Microsoft—along with Inlet Technologies—demonstrated live Smooth Streaming publicly for the first time. Smooth Streaming enables the experience of watching video online to have the same quality and reliability of the experience traditionally associated only with a TV environment. Whether you need to deliver live or on-demand content, Inlet’s advanced encoding solutions produce the highest quality video, faster and more efficiently than any other solution.
  • Preparing your digital media for ad insertion
    Inlet Technologies, the global leader in digital media preparation, has pioneered “Ad-Enabled” video encoding to support the insertion of video advertisements into live Internet video, ensuring that content providers can build robust, profitable businesses around live content.
  • Adaptive Delivery to iDevices
    Spinnaker™—Inlet Technologies’ award-winning family of streaming appliances for live audio and video delivery—eliminates the need for additional hardware to reach the Apple® iPhone® and iPadTM with video. Inlet Technologies collaborates directly with Apple on this architecture and is the de facto solution for broadcasters, media & entertainment enterprises and sports leagues to deliver content to iOS powered devices.
  • Inlet Library
    The Inlet Library is the main resource for all of Inlet's product data sheets, white papers, case studies and encoding tips.
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