LOS GATOS, Calif. – (October 24, 2000) — Streaming21, Inc. (S21) is demonstrating the first streaming solution to deliver broadcast quality audio and video over the Internet on HP-UX and Windows NT platforms. The integrated system is engineered to address the distributed needs of telecommunications firms, service providers (ASPs, ISPs, BSPs, etc.), cable operators, and enterprises.

Since HP offers a broad spectrum of products and services that complement ours, it was natural for us to work together to provide a carrier-class end-to-end solution to the market, says Dr. David Du, CEO, Streaming21.
S21’s Media Server provides broadcast-quality solutions to enable media delivery services to millions of end-users in geographically dispersed environments. The software package offers a comprehensive suite of tools and interfaces for billing, database connectivity, digital rights management, subscription management, network and system management, content distribution and quality of service. The Media Server software will be shown on both Windows NT and HP-UX platforms. The CODEC independence allows for flexibility in serving a variety of industry standard media formats including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MP3 and others. This will allow users with a range of client devices (PC’s, wireless units, set top boxes etc.) to experience full frame, full motion, DVD quality audio and video.

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