Centaur’s automated distribution system provides fast, reliable delivery of ad content pre-encoded to streamline your broadcast or digital workflow. Built on innovative technology, our automation encodes to your specified video, audio, and metadata formats, and delivers in a matter of minutes.

Centaur offers flexible delivery options, including our client software with automated file download, or via FTP. Both options interface with Centaur’s advanced automation for rapid and robust distribution, ensuring on-time arrival with optimal quality, and delivery notification.

Incoming ad content is QC tested and delivered to your exact specifications. Choose your format (MXF, GXF, LXF, MOV, MP4, PS, TS, etc.), video compression (MPEG2, H.264, etc.), metadata (xml for the Centaur Monitor in Telestream, Harris AI, etc.), audio format, channels (stereo,  5.1, etc.), level (-24 dB LKFS, etc).

Centaur connects thousands of advertisers, agencies, production and post houses with a vast network of broadcast, cable, and online destinations, including more than 5000 TV outlets. Some of the advantages of working with our company include:

  • Speed – Our cloud-based technology and automation accelerate delivery, providing you greater lead time.
  • Quality – Rigorous QC and expert encoding to your specified format, for easy handling and optimal multiplatform viewing.
  • Reliability – Automated distribution ensures on-time arrivals, with web tracking and delivery notification.
  • Price – Our best-in-industry prices save your clients money, and position them to invest more ad dollars with your company.
  • Stability – Centaur is a debt-free, profitable company in operation for over 10 years.