The BlueLine Transcoder Series (BLT), is a high-quality, cost effective IP video transcoding platform. The BLT series features are affordable MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC IP transcoding in 1 power-saving RU, with density options for up to 24 channels. Validated against thousands of broadcast streams worldwide, the BLT offers a variety of models to transcode, transrate or downscale HD and SD sources. Supported features include multilingual DVB subtitle burn-in and optional high-density audio transcoding. With the BLT series, operators can affordably launch new HD and SD programs in cable or IPTV headends.