TORNADO

THE WORLD'S FASTEST TRANSCODING ENGINE

FOR DCP, IMF AND MANY OTHER FORMATS

TORNADO is a transcoding engine designed to be integrated in the facilities' infrastructure, permitting them to build their personalized automated transcoding workflows.

MULTIPLE TRANSCODING CAPABILITIES
  • Simultaneous multiple rendering streams from the same source media
  • Transcode from and to DCP and IMF packages
  • Transcode from and to Mezzanine formats such as ProRes 444, DNxHD 444, XDCAM, AVC Intra, AS-11 DPP
  • Transcode from RAW data at the camera resolution (ARRIRAW, DNG, RED R3D, SONY F65, F55 RAW, Phantom flex 4K, Canon C500, etc.)
  • Delivery formats such as IMF, DCP, AS-11 UK DPP, HEVC, H264, ProRes 444...
IMAGE PROCESSING
  • Image resizing (Pan & Scan) for resolution from SD to 8K
  • Color space conversion (support for REC 601 / 709, REC 2020, DCI XYZ, ACES 1.0)
  • Primary Color correction



THE MOST ADVANCED SUPPORT

FOR IMF & DCP TRANSCODING

IMF SUPPORT
  • Support for IMF App #2, App # 2 e, App 4
  • Includes support for BCP 5 and BCP 7
  • Support of TTML for Subtitles and C.C.
  • IMF functionalities include creation of IMP and supplemental IMPs, merge and split of packages, repair and re-wrap.
  • Support of multiple soundfields
  • Validation process with more than 50 tests on the packages or using Netflix's Photon
DCP SUPPORT
  • Support full 2K and 4K DCI specs, including Stereo3D and up to 120 FPS
  • Support for Interop and SMPTE DCP
  • Creation of supplementary packages
  • Subtitles support includes MXF, PNG, XML InterOp (Texas Instruments CineCanvas) and XML SMPTE (D-Cinema SMPTE 428-7)
  • Support for Close Caption (MXF SMPTE Timed Text)
  • Validation process with more than 50 tests on the packages
  • Track essence encryption and DKDM generation
  • Repair and re-wrap functionalities

THE MOST FLEXIBLE

TRANSCODING ENGINE

TORNADO is able to serve all kind of infrastructure: full SaaS, on-premises or hybrid. It is available as a turn-key system with JPEG2000 dedicated hardware acceleration or a software solution for cloud based environment.

SCALABLE PERFORMANCES FOR JPEG2000 ENCODING
  • Up to 240 FPS for 4K, 4:4:4, 12 bit encoding using 4 computing boards for hardware acceleration
  • Up to 30 FPS for 4K, 4:4:4, 12 bit encoding per GPU
EASY INTEGRATION WITH API

Tornado is controlled via a REST API, for an easy integration into Saas platforms or orchestration systems.

TORNADO has already been successfully integrated with :

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TRANSCODING SOFTWARE TO INTEGRATE

  • Software license, including 1 stream of JPEG2000 encoding in GPU
  • Additional GPU streams available upon option
  • GPU: NVIDIA Kepler technology, optimal with K6000/M6000, Tesla K40 or Titan
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TRANSCODING SERVER TO INSTALL

  • 1 server with dual high-end CPUs
  • Including 1 JPEG2000 encoding board and 1 GPU for color management
  • GPU: Additional encoding board available in option