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Matrox Support for Telestream Wirecast 5.0 Now Available

New release of live production streaming software now supported on Matrox VS4 quad HD capture and ISO recording card


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Matrox VS4 provides quad HD capture
and ISO recording for Wirecast 5.0

MONTREAL — Oct. 23, 2013 — Matrox® Video today announced the immediate availability of support for Telestream® Wirecast® 5.0 for Windows software on the Matrox VS4™ quad HD capture card. Wirecast 5.0 adds enhanced encoding and playback options; a new, more efficient user interface; high-quality screen capture; and more flexible input/output integrations for easier, high-quality live streaming.

"Telestream and Matrox share a rich history of providing all-in-one, affordable turnkey solutions for live streaming,” said Filippa Hasselstrom, director of desktop product marketing at Telestream. “The release of Telestream Wirecast 5.0—with its new user interface, faster x264 encoding, and higher quality desktop capture—combined with ISO recording and the reliability of Matrox VS4, gives the Telestream/Matrox turnkey solutions unprecedented flexibility and power."

“Wirecast 5.0 is a major upgrade to the Telestream software and a perfect companion to the Matrox VS4 capture card,” said Wayne Andrews, product manager at Matrox. “The combined solution is ideal for cost-effectively streaming and recording live internet shows, broadcasting breaking news and sports, streaming live concerts and games, transmitting church services, corporate meetings, lectures and more.”

Matrox streaming production solutions for Wirecast will be demonstrated at upcoming tradeshows including Rocky Mountain AVX (Denver, Oct. 29-30, booth 508), CCW (New York City, Nov.13-14, booth 1261), Inter BEE (Tokyo, Nov. 13-15, booth 5511), and Streaming Media West (Huntington Beach, Nov. 19-20, booth 216).

Price and availability

Priced at $1,495 US (€1295, £995) not including local taxes and delivery, Matrox VS4 is available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers. Full turnkey HD streaming production systems are available from some certified systems builders starting under $5000. Support for Wirecast 5.0 for Windows is part of Matrox VS4 driver release 1.2, which is available to registered users as a free download from the Matrox website.

About Matrox Video

Matrox Video is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, channel-in-a box systems and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of multi-screen content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, telcos, cable operators, post-production facilities, videographers and A/V professionals worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/video.

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