BTX Expands Capture, Streaming Capabilities with New Reach Products

BTX’s expansion of popular Reach line and hiring of Carl D’Agostino as AV over IP business manager shows company’s emphasis on streaming and video capture.

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BTX Technologies recently announced the company will strengthen its capture, streaming and VOD capabilities with the expansion of the Reach product line and the addition of Carl D’Agostino to the staff as AV over IP business manager.

Reach offers video encoding, live streaming and VOD distribution from either a single appliance or using a system-wide approach for the education, municipality, corporate, house of worship and healthcare markets.

“With no recurring license fees for servers, users, sites or appliances, Reach solutions offer a high-value, low-cost alternative to other streaming products,” according to a BTX press release.

Here’s more information about the expansion of BTX’s Reach product line and hiring of Carl D’Agostino as AV over IP business manager:

D’Agostino’s responsibilities are to identify new opportunities for the market by finding end-user projects and feeding them back through the dealer channel and to provide expert support and systems design to our integration clients. D’Agostino has an extensive background in audio and video design and has architected some of the earliest streaming media installations.

“The entire team at BTX is dedicated to delivering solutions and high levels of support for capture, streaming and VOD in school, corporate, medical, house of worship and municipality environments,” said Greg Schwartz, president and CEO of BTX Technologies. “Reach recently upgraded and released a host of new products for the streaming marketplace which are unique in their benefits and overall value.  We are excited to have these products in stock and available to ship.”

Reach Product Offerings:

  • Reach Bee Family for Multi-Stream AV over IP
  • Bee7 Multi-Stream AV over IP Appliance
  • Bee8 All-In-One Recording Appliance for Live Streaming and Distribution.
  • Bee9 Advanced AV over IP Appliance

Reach CL4000 Media Server – The CL4000 Pro System is a modular AV over IP recording and streaming server which can support up to 50 concurrent users and offers card options for DVI, SDI, VGA and SD sources.

Reach REX Media Server Family with Encoders and Decoders – The REX family of Streaming Media Servers can support up to 8 encoded sources per session, with versions that can support up 48 simultaneous recordings and live streams with up to 200 concurrent users.

Reach MM3000 Recording Server for Medical Applications – The Reach MM3000 is a recording appliance that is primarily used in the medical market and comes with 1TB of storage.

Reach Media Center – Reach Media Center Content Management Server software solution is licensed based from 10 to up to 500 concurrent users and is based on the CentOS enterprise operating system to provide security and resilience from Malware and DDOS intrusion.

Reach Cameras and Peripherals – PTZ and fixed cameras, along with control panel for the Bee7 and Bee8.

D’Agostino and the members of the BTX outside technical sales team will be demonstrating Reach at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas (booth C9806) and InfoComm 2017 in Orlando in booths 3901 (BTX) and 4481 (Reach).