Popwire Technology has released an udpate for Compression Engine, bringing it to version 1.6. Compression Engine is a utility designed for encoding digital media. The update features speed enhancements and a graphical monitoring tool. According to Popwire Technology:
Popwire today announced shipments of its server-side media coding software, Compression Engine 1.6. With this release, Popwire has widened the format support even further and improved an already impressive speed.
Popwireis Compression Engine is a server-side media coding solution for the SUN and Apple platforms. It enables broadcasters, studios, and telecom operators to encode and transcode media for distribution to all kinds of audiences - from television, to webcasting, to video-enabled mobile phones. Particular strengths include its intuitive workflow, its coding speed, and its strong preprocessing capabilities for increased media quality.
The OS X version of this release also includes Popwire Monitor, a graphical tool for monitoring and managing the state of the Compression Engine.
You can find more information about the Compression Engine update at the Popwire Technology Web site. Compression Engine update is free for registered users, while the full version is available for US$585.00.