MediaKind’s robust cloud-based video processing solution is bursting with a stunning range of capabilities. The MediaKind software video processing family has been developed as a suite of applications which address the full media processing requirements of TV Service Providers. It is the single most advanced cloud-based and virtualized video processing solution in the industry, powering the very latest immersive TV experiences.
MediaKind Packaging allows mobile TV to be seamlessly integrated into the TV ecosystem, enabling operators to expand revenue opportunities by creating new TV Anytime services. These include Catch-up TV, Cloud DVR (recording programs in cloud storage for later viewing on any device), Time-Shifting, and program Start-Over. Its modular architecture offers stream recording with efficient buffer and storage management, Just-in-Time Packaging and encryption with the widest variety of formats and DRMs, together with a highly scalable origin and cache server.
Deployed as pre-integrated servers, software, or virtual images MediaKind Packaging fits any type of architecture – either within specific broadcast head-ends, private and public clouds or deeper inside the network as a Virtualized Network Function (VNF). This enables a transition and migration path for Operators wishing to enable a hybrid approach and leverage existing infrastructure investments.
Allow viewers to control what, where and when they watch, by combining live multi-screen services with Cloud DVR, Time-shifted TV, Restart TV or Catch-up TV applications.
Designed around picture quality combined with powerful metadata – playing video in HD or 4K UHD with surround sound, selecting alternate audio tracks, displaying captioning in different languages, or navigating through content more easily with chapters and video thumbnails.
Address any device, thanks to a greater choice of formats, DRMs and CDNs, with integration already performed. MediaKind Packaging reduces infrastructure costs and allows rapid service deployment.