Ferncast aixtream 3.0

Ferncasts software solution aixtream is a scalable software, running as server or VM installation. It is constantly being improved and new features are added. Fitting a major capstone release, the newest version 3.0 expands the possibilities of aixtream with a broad range of new functionalities and supported formats. Furthermore, it lays the groundwork for even more additions coming later this year. Ferncast promises that by the end of the year, aixtream will be closer to the ideal of “any live audio” than ever before.

The highlights of version 3.0 are the following new features:

  • SRT input and output (Secure Reliable Transport)
  • SNMP monitoring (Simple Network Management Protocol) up to v3
  • DAB reception and transcoding
  • DVB MPE (Multiprotocol Encapsulation ETSI EN 301 192)
  • Internal Icecast server

Moreover, some other features have been added or improved in version 3.0 in addition to general bug fixing. Among these features, customers can find:

  • Support for AAC ADTS (in addition to LATM/LOAS)
  • Recover of unfinished recording files
  • Service type for DVB configurable
  • Update of the Recorder Group widget
  • Various bugfixes and minor improvements

As a teaser for the release of version 3.1, Ferncast would like to announce that aixtream can soon function as a pure UECP encoder. This update will be accompanied by various RDS improvements as well. Stay tuned for more information. aixtream version 3.0 has been released to the customer base.