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Video Capture Card integrates audio with graphics interface.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 28, 2012 - Suited for lecture capture, Osprey® 820e provides ability to ingest video along with computer interface, eliminating need for 2 cards and multiple drivers. Dual input card can ingest SD or HD analog video as well as VGA, HDMI, and DVI. With ViewCast SimulStream® driver, multiple encoding applications can be fed simultaneously. SimulStream can create multiple streams of same type with independent settings for sizing, scaling, logos, and bit rates plus logo overlays with dynamic positioning.

Original Press Release

ViewCast Announces New Osprey« 820e Dual Capture Card

Press release date: Feb 22, 2012

Latest Technology Adds Audio to Graphics Interface to Serve Growing Needs for Educational and Corporate Customers

PLANO, Texas, -- ViewCast Corporation (OTCBB: VCST) today made available its new Osprey« 820e video capture card that integrates audio with a traditional graphics interface - an industry first. The ability to integrate both audio and video with a traditional graphics interface makes this card ideal for lecture capture.

"I believe the Osprey 820e is the first of its kind in the industry," said John Hammock, President and CEO of ViewCast, a developer of industry-leading solutions that help companies deliver video to broadband and mobile networks. "This card is an ideal solution for lecture capture. Educators and enterprises no longer need multiple cards and multiple drivers to capture and stream lectures and slide presentations simultaneously. We expect a strong reaction from those growing segments and for the product to achieve success on a global scale," he added.

The Osprey 820e provides the ability to ingest video along with a computer interface eliminating the need for two separate cards and multiple drivers. This dual input card can ingest SD or HD analog video as well as VGA, HDMI and DVI. The Osprey 820e also expands the ViewCast digital capture card line by enabling a broader range of cameras to capture digital video.

"With the introduction of the Osprey 820e, Windows and Linux drivers are immediately available. This shows our commitment to providing our partners with complete solutions towards building their own products," said Adrian Giuhat, Senior Vice President of Product Development and CTO of ViewCast.

This half-length board can process large amounts of video data across two inputs. The Osprey 820e also comes standard with the ViewCast SimulStream« driver. This driver enhancement enables the ability to feed multiple encoding applications at the same time. SimulStream can be used with a variety of available streaming formats to easily create and manage live streams and create multiple streams of the same type with completely independent settings for sizing, scaling, logos and bit rates plus logo overlays with dynamic positioning.

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About ViewCast
ViewCast develops industry-leading hardware and software for the transformation, management and delivery of professional quality video over broadband, enterprise and mobile networks. ViewCast's award-winning solutions simplify the complex workflows required for the Web-based streaming of news, sports, music, and other video content to computers and mobile devices, empowering broadcasters, businesses, and governments to easily and effectively reach and expand their audiences. With more than 400,000 video capture cards deployed globally, ViewCast sets the standard in the streaming media industry. ViewCast Niagara« streaming systems, and Osprey« video capture cards provide the highly reliable technology required to deliver the multi-platform experiences driving today's digital media market.

ViewCast ( is headquartered in Plano, Texas, USA, with sales and distribution channels located globally.

ViewCast, SCX, Osprey, SimulStream, and Niagara are trademarks or registered trademarks of ViewCast Corporation or its subsidiaries. All other products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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Mike Galli, VP of Marketing
ViewCast Corporation
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