Vingage Selected by Siscom as Technology Partner for Management and Delivery of Video Over the Internet

Vingage Selected by Siscom as Technology Partner for Management and Delivery of Video Over the Internet

Business Editors/Hi-Tech Writers

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 17, 2000

Vingage Corporation, a leading technology firm that is changing how companies manage and deliver video over the Internet, has been chosen by Siscom, a systems integrator and provider of video-based content management solutions for the professional broadcast, sports and entertainment industries, to provide its Internet video management and delivery technology.

Under the agreement, Siscom will license and resell Vingage’s server products. The Vingage Video Server and Vingage DVD Fulfillment Server will be integrated and offered with Siscom’s content management software.

The arrangement will provide Siscom’s current and future customers with enhanced, cost effective solutions for delivering high quality video to a broader audience over the Internet and on a secure basis through virtual private networks.

“With Siscom’s searchable video capabilities and our IP based video technologies, together we meet the video needs of the sports and entertainment industries,” said Daniel Schiappa, president and CEO of Vingage. “As video viewed over the Internet continues to rapidly change the dynamics of these industries, we are proud that leading edge companies such as Siscom choose to utilize Vingage’s products to enhance the video capabilities within their own technology solutions.”

As a long-time systems integrator serving such organizations as NBA Entertainment, NHL Productions and Turner Sports, Siscom has developed an end-to-end content management solution that automates the capture and management of real-time video and metadata, enabling a powerful searchable video environment, powered by its proprietary search engine/database that is dynamically indexed to over a hundred fields.

Siscom’s open-systems architecture and centralized online video archive allows content to be shared by different departments within the same organization, providing economic and operating efficiencies.

“Vingage’s transcoding and video delivery optimization technologies guarantee the best possible streaming experience for viewers,” said Cord Pereira, Director of Siscom. “Sports leagues, teams, broadcasters and owners of high value video content utilizing the Web for distribution, are demanding enhancement technologies to support future broadband syndication and subscription-based opportunities.”

Vingage Corporation (Reston, VA) a privately held company funded by investors such as Sony Corporation of America, Washington Investment Partners and Mercurius BV, is the first and only company to create a video server that streams all major formats optimized through real-time transcoding and delivered from a single file.

Vingage’s transparent user identification technology and video delivery optimization system enables its customers to attract more Web site visitors and deliver higher quality video while improving profitability. For more information on the Vingage Video Server and Vingage DVD Fulfillment Server, visit www.vingage.com.

Siscom (Boulder, Co.) is a leading software developer and systems integrator of video-based content management systems for professional broadcast, sports and entertainment industries.

The company’s proprietary technology includes integrated tools for media acquisition, real time logging, metadata management, encoding/decoding, archive management, browsing, search and retrieval, database management and analytics. The technology is adaptable to support multiple industry applications.

Major clients include: Fox Sports, Turner Sports, ESPN Sports Country, NHL Productions, NBA Entertainment, World Champion New York Yankees and Indiana Pacers. For more information, visit www.siscommedia.com.

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