Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Sorenson Squeeze Awarded Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Award for Best Transcoding Solution
Application Recognized by Customers Worldwide for Superior Video Encoding and Transcoding Capabilities for Online and Mobile Video Delivery
SAN DIEGO and LONDON (Oct. 19, 2011) -- Sorenson Media today announced its video encoding application, Sorenson Squeeze, has been awarded the Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Award in the Transcoding Solution category.
“We are honored to have our European customers recognize Sorenson Squeeze with this prestigious award for the second year in a row,” said Peter Csathy, CEO of Sorenson Media. “This award further solidifies our growing reputation as a global industry leader, and we are grateful for our many customers who voted for us as the best transcoding solution. As the prevalence of online video continues to expand around the world, we are committed to providing best-in-class online video solutions at home and abroad.”
This year, Streaming Media readers cast more than 14,000 votes among the 281 nominees in 13 categories, Editor Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen wrote in a post on StreamingMedia.com. The winners were announced Oct. 18 at the Streaming Media Europe conference in London. Sorenson Squeeze has also been honored with the Reader’s Choice Award in the United States three separate times, and the company is currently in the running for five separate U.S. Reader’s Choice Awards, which will be announced at the Streaming Media West conference in November 2011.
Sorenson Squeeze is widely recognized as the industry’s gold standard video encoding software and enables users to quickly and easily encode the highest-quality video files for online or mobile delivery in the largest selection of formats. This year, Sorenson Media also introduced Sorenson Squeeze Server, which brings the power of the Squeeze encoding engine to an on-premise or cloud-based application, enabling enterprises, broadcasters and other users to transcode high volumes of video content quickly, efficiently and in the highest quality.
“For more than a decade, Sorenson Media has strived to offer the best video encoding and delivery solutions on the market,” Csathy added. “We refuse to rest. Our team is dedicated to continuing to providing users with innovative solutions for years to come.”