RipCode Launches New Transcoding Product

Austin-based RipCode has rolled out the firm's newest, video transcoding product, the firm announced today, the TransAct Transcoder V6. RipCode said the product has a more powerful and flexible processing core than the firm's existing, V4 and V5 products. The new product also includes support for video formats like RTSP, Multi-rate RTSP, HTTP Progressive Download, iPhone 3.0 HTTP Live Streaming and Microsoft Smooth Streaming. The updated product has a list price of $37,000. RipCode said the appliance is in trials, and will be generally available mid-December.