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Digital Rapids Named to 2012 Streaming Media 100 List of Online Video Industry Leaders
Press release date: October 25, 2012
Markham, ON: Digital Rapids - the trusted provider of innovative media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences - has been named to the 2012 Streaming Media 100, Streaming Media magazine's second annual list of "the 100 companies that matter most in online video." The Streaming Media 100 list recognizes companies that have had a significant impact on the online video ecosystem, as deemed by a panel of 11 industry experts and Streaming Media editors. From an initial list of over 200 companies under consideration, the judges selected the top 100 by the current contributions these companies are making to the online video industry. Companies evaluated spanned the entire online video ecosystem, from technology and service providers to content owners and producers, and from small startups to large publicly-traded entities. "The Streaming Media 100 has already become our most anticipated recognition program in only its second year of existence. It helps show where the industry is headed and who is driving that movement," said Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, editor of Streaming Media magazine and StreamingMedia.com. "We hope the list helps separate the fly-by-nights from the ones with staying power, and the has-beens from the veteran companies that continue to innovate and grow not just their customer base but the industry as a whole." "We're pleased to again be recognized by Streaming Media's panel of experts as one of the companies making the most impact in online video," said Brick Eksten, President and CEO of Digital Rapids Corporation. "Multi-screen video is more intrinsic to the premium media and entertainment landscape and to enterprise communications than ever before, and we're proud of the role our company and our exceptional employees are playing in enabling our customers' success." Digital Rapids provides market-leading media processing and workflow solutions, technology and expertise that empower the world's leading media organizations to reach wider audiences more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably. Digital Rapids' flexible hardware and software manage and perform the transformation of video and audio into the multiple formats required by applications ranging from production and archive to multi-screen viewing on platforms from PCs, tablets, mobile phones and game consoles to broadcast television and 'smart' TVs. Combining superior quality, seamless scalability, powerful integration capabilities and easy adaptability to dynamic customer requirements, Digital Rapids solutions are trusted by thousands of customers worldwide -- from leading broadcast networks, motion picture studios, multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs), online content portals and post production facilities to corporations, government agencies, schools and churches. For more information about Digital Rapids, please visit www.digitalrapids.com. About Digital Rapids Corporation - Digital Rapids provides market-leading content transformation and workflow solutions that empower the world's leading media organizations to reach wider audiences more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably. Recipients of more than two dozen prestigious awards for company and product excellence, Digital Rapids combines innovative technology with proven expertise and visionary insight to help our customers expand their audiences, increase their revenues, and reduce their costs. Digital Rapids Corporation (www.digitalrapids.com) is headquartered in Ontario, Canada with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia and Argentina.