Video is scaled to D1 for MPEG compression and transmitted using the RTP or UDP protocol. Encoded video can be played on commercial set-top boxes such as the Amino, or on PCs running open- source software like VideoLan. Video into the 2446 can also be encoded, transmitted, and displayed by a remote network decoder in less than a second. The on screen can display eight separate regions of graphics and text. A total of 64-k pixels is available. An API can place and move graphics anywhere on the screen. And graphics can be edited from a remote Ethernet node and viewed by other observers on the network. It generates four types of video outputs locally: SDI video stream containing the bit-map image and text overlays in real time, a DVI port is available for display on a local LCD, and composite and S-Video outputs. All outputs are generated and scaled from a common input source.

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