Telestream, a provider of multi-format media encoding and delivery solutions, has released FlipFactory Version 5.1 software. FlipFactory is Telestream's flagship workflow automation solution that converts and transfers media and metadata files between professional formats and systems. A new feature in V5.1 is Telestream's exclusive MetaFlip technology, designed to transform metadata with video files for submission to cable VOD providers and content aggregators such as iTunes. Additional V5.1 features include encoding of AMR audio in 3GP files for mobile distribution, support for more MXF and HD formats, more comprehensive iPod support and further system interoperability with support for Avid Interplay.
FlipFactory MetaFlip allows users to automatically flip (transform and deliver) metadata along with video and audio. MetaFlip is also designed to enable data entry and review through automatically generated data entry forms. MetaFlip currently supports iTunes RSS requirements and CableLabs VOD workflows; support for other major providers is coming soon. MetaFlip is offered as a standard feature for new FlipFactory Mobile customers, a free upgrade for existing FlipFactory Mobile customers, and as an option for all other FlipFactory models. FlipFactory V5.1 is currently available through Telestream's worldwide sales distribution network.