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Cisco AS5100 Series Media Processor

NOTE: This product is no longer being sold.

View the End-of-Life Notice to learn: 

  • End-of-sale and end-of-life dates
  • What replacement products are available
  • Information about product support

Enhance the Video Experience with Live Streaming

Use the comprehensive, reliable platform of the Cisco AS5100 Series Media Processor, formerly known as the Inlet Spinnaker 5000, to stream in multiple formats to any device, including:

  • iPhones
  • iPads
  • Feature phones
  • Smartphones

The Cisco Media Processor Family was the first to offer full support for adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming, and these products still lead the market. These processors also detect broadcast cue messages and translate critical advertisement metadata into advertisement markers appropriate for Flash and Silverlight platforms and Apple iOS devices.

Full Support for ABR Streaming

The AS5100 Series supports:

  • Apple HTTP Live Streaming to iOS devices -- iPhones and iPads
  • Microsoft Smooth Streaming to help secure live publishing solutions for Smooth
  • Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming, with built-in Content Delivery Network (CDN) authentication
  • Low-Latency Live Smooth Streaming and Multilanguage Smooth Streaming
  • Distribution Format Exchange Profile (DFXP) for subtitling

Use Multi-Encoder Synchronization

With the Cisco AS5100 Series Media Processor, you can:

  • Allocate two or more media processors to one event
  • Synchronize discrete Spinnakers on frame boundaries
  • Take advantage of ideal backup, failover, and recovery

Improve Advertising and Profitability

These Cisco encoders help enhance your business operations by:

  • Automating advertisement insertion with playlists generated by playout servers
  • Supporting slate insertion to remove broadcast advertisements
  • Increasing video profitability with Internet advertisements for browser, mobile, and set-top boxes

Find additional information on the entire family of Cisco Media Processors for live streaming. Learn More.

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