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RALEIGH, N.C. – , a California-based provider of streaming media solutions, is incorporating video compression technology from

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Venture-backed and privately held Inlet, which is based in Raleigh, is one of the world’s pioneers in compression technology for high definition, mobile and other video applications.

Qumu is adding Inlet’s Spinnaker solution to its video control center product, enabling users to deploy Inlet’s compression in real time.

Spinnaker supports various Apple, Microsoft and Adobe streaming for mobile phones and devices.

“According to industry researchers, Gartner and IDC, Fortune 1000 organizations want to expand their use and delivery of streaming video throughout their organizations, in order to continue to reduce costs, engage audiences and increase revenues,” said Scott Safe, vice president for marketing and product strategy at Qumu.. “These organizations demand cutting-edge technology that will allow them to reliably and seamlessly stream live events.

“Now the Qumu Video Control Center with Inlet Spinnaker real-time appliances gives enterprise webcast producers the power to effortlessly control and deliver video through multiple platforms across the enterprise or around the world,” he added.

Capitol Broadcasting, the parent company of LTW, is an Inlet investor.

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