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Ferncast announced the successful integration of aixtream software by Hessicher Rundfunk (hr) and the release of the new version 1.11.4

Hessischer Rundfunk is using aixtream for OTT streaming and their main online programs are distributed with aixtream

Ferncast aixtream software GUI

Hessischer Rundfunk (Frankfurt) entirely restructured and modernized its encoding and has been using Ferncast’s aixtream software since September 2020 for this purpose. 6 radio programs of hr, including its regional variants and event programs, are now being encoded and handed over to the CDN provider using aixtream. For this purpose, the streams are made available in various bitrates as mp3 Icecast as well as AAC HLS. This variety of formats ensures that the listeners can always receive the hr program in the best possible quality even when their internet reception may be poor. Ferncast and hr are looking forward to more collaborations in the future.

Ferncasts software solution aixtream is a scalable software, running as server or VM installation. It is constantly being improved and new features are added.

Version 1.11.4 was recently released. New features include:

Aside from these, other features have been added or improved in version 1.11.4 and as always bugs continue to be fixed.
aixtream version 1.11.4 is already available to the customer base.

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