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TMCNet:  PhillyCam Upgrades to High-Definition With TelVue

[August 07, 2014]

PhillyCam Upgrades to High-Definition With TelVue

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MOUNT LAUREL, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/14 -- TelVue® Corporation (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), the innovation leader in Television and Internet Broadcasting for communities, cable operators, and media companies is pleased to be providing the High-definition Broadcast technology for Philadelphia's Public Access TV station, PhillyCam.

"Our producers have been creating video content in high-definition for some time, and with TelVue's broadcast system, viewers will be able to appreciate the HD quality of these programs," explains Gretjen Clausing, PhillyCam's Executive Director. PhillyCam is currently available as a Standard-definition channel on Comcast and Verizon, and will be simulcast in HD -- live and on-demand -- over the Internet. "We wanted to upgrade to HD in a way that gave us flexibility in the future," Clausing adds, "TelVue's HyperCaster system gives us modern workflows, enhanced on-air graphics capabilities, and can easily be scaled up when we expand our channel offerings." PhillyCam's HD channel is powered by the latest generation TelVue HyperCaster® Broadcast server, which combines the efficiency of all-digital and Internet Protocol (IP) workflows with the convenience of a browser-based content management and scheduling system. Through integration with the TelVue CloudCast� streaming service, PhillyCam can reach multiple viewing screens, including smartphones, tablets, and over-the-top Internet TV boxes like Roku®. With the TelVue Connect� content aggregation service, PhillyCam can more easily acquire programming from producers, members, and the community.

"I admire PhillyCam's amazing growth in the five years since its launch," says Jesse Lerman, TelVue's President and CEO. "We take pride in helping community media operations keep up with the rapid changes in broadcast technology. Upgrading their channels to high-definition with cloud-enhanced workflow is a big part of that." About TelVue CorporationTelVue® Corporation is a broadcast technology innovator and leader that helps video broadcasters automate their channels, expand their audiences across multiple screens, and broaden their ability to monetize their content. TelVue's professional quality broadcast equipment and cloud video services include all-in-one digital broadcast servers, ad servers, live and VOD Internet streaming, multi-user contribution and transcoding, hosted broadcast, broadcast program sharing, and web-based digital signage. TelVue® serves the local origination and leased access needs for 9 of the top 10 Cable and Telco MSOs and over 100 cable & telco TV operators, powers over 2,500 hyperlocal and PEG channels, powers Over-The-Top and Subscription Internet channels on the most popular OTT boxes and gaming consoles, and delivers local and specialty programming to millions of college students, hundreds of hospitals, and to over 50 Million households. For more information about TelVue®, please visit http://www.TelVue.com PR Contact: Paul Andrews 800-885-8886 x102 Email Contact TelVue Corporation 16000 Horizon Way, Suite 500 Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 1-800-885-8886 Source: TelVue Corporation

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