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Cisco AS6000 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

Use IP Input for Live Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

Stream in multiple formats to any device with the comprehensive, reliable platform of the Cisco AS6000 Series Media Processor, formerly known as the Inlet Spinnaker IP / 6000, including:

  • iPhones
  • iPads
  • Feature phones
  • Smartphones

The Cisco Media Processor Family leads the market in support for adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming. 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.

Get Multiple Levels of Redundancy

The AS6000 Series offers:

  • Six Ethernet ports for redundant input, output, and management interfaces
  • Output to two separate media servers simultaneously
  • Slate insertion on video loss

In addition, any media processor on the network can act as a backup for any other media processor.

Full Support for ABR Streaming

The AS6000 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

Synchronize Multiple Encoders

With these processors, you can:

  • Allocate two or more media processors to one event and generate eight or more streams per media processor
  • Synchronize discrete media processors on frame boundaries
  • Benefit from ideal backup, failover, and recovery

Enhance Advertising and Profitability

Improve 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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