Streaming Media

 
Streaming Media on Facebook
Streaming Media on Twitter
Streaming Media on LinkedIn
Streaming Media on YouTube
Sponsors

Streaming Media Industry Directory (Sourcebook)
MediaKind
3001 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 300
Frisco TX 75034
USA

Phone: 1-408-662-7001
Web site: http://mediakind.com/
 
EDIT/RENEW THIS LISTING
Profile

We are MediaKind, a global leader in media technology and services established as a joint venture between One Equity Partners and Ericsson. Our mission is to be the first choice among service providers, operators, content owners and broadcasters looking to deliver immersive media experiences. Drawing on our longstanding industry heritage, we are driving next-generation live and on-demand, mobile and multiscreen media experiences for everyone, everywhere. Our end-to-end portfolio of media solutions include Emmy award-winning video compression solutions for contribution and direct-to-consumer video service distribution; advertising and content personalization solutions; high efficiency cloud DVR; and TV and video delivery platforms.

Product Description

MediaKind's Media Platforms portfolio has optimal solutions for every deployment scenario imaginable, with services that cover both Set-Top-Box and OTT/TV Everywhere deployments; from on-premise IPTV to Platform-as-a-Service commercial models. Everything rests on the perfect synergy of rigorous consumer insight analysis with cutting edge design and technology.

In almost 20 years at the vanguard of real-time and on-demand video compression, MediaKind has achieved a procession of industry firsts. These include the first HD MPEG-2 and the first HD MPEG-4 AVC encoder, resulting in a host of awards including an Emmy for HD MPEG-4 AVC. 

Our extensive range of modular stream processing capabilities enable operators to package the resulting streams and interface to the HTTP network for efficient video delivery to multi-screen services in all the most popular formats, including MPEG-DASH. Meanwhile, our Satellite and Cable modulators offer high flexibility with a class-leading set of features that make them the backbone of the industry, offering DVB-S2X, QAM and DTB-T2, while maintaining ease of use and control.

From standard definition to higher definition service delivery, including 4K UHD, our receivers provide an unmatched level of features and flexibility, allowing direct connection to any type of delivery network. At the same time, remote control options allow the receiver population to be managed with minimal operational effort.

Our processing management portfolio extends far beyond the usual software applications, offering fully integrated redundancy solutions and providing an operations interface to any MediaKind Media Processing system while putting the user firmly in control. -from Contribution and Primary Distribution networks, to Direct To Consumer headends; from MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC to HEVC and SD, HD to 4K UHDTV.

With a wide range of hardware and software options, our cloud DVR and storage product range can be configured even for the most demanding requirements.

MediaKind’s advertising portfolio enables tailored capabilities such as targeted dynamic ad insertion, localized content, content blackouts and security against piracy, enabling our cusotmers to unlock full revenue potential for content distributed over any network.

Online Resources
  • Cygnus
    Cygnus enables content providers, broadcasters and service providers to securely and reliably acquire, backhaul and distribute the highest quality content anywhere, ensuring viewers around the world never miss a minute of the action.
  • Aquila
    Aquila tailors content into many forms and for a variety of uses, that include both Linear and On Demand. In addition, the highly efficient, broadcast-grade service enables innovative consumer experience with flexible deployment and operating choices.
  • Pictor
    Pictor embodies creative thinking for today’s challenging world of media delivery. Video is no longer stagnant nor immobile and no longer comes in limited flavors. Today’s world of video requires bold solutions capable of ingesting any type of video feed and format, dynamically storing video when and where appropriate, doing so on a heterogeneous mix of physical storage hardware, and streaming live and stored video On Demand to a wide variety of device types, each with their own technical requirements.
  • Orion
    TV Service Providers need fresh solutions to engage consumers, personalize services and dynamically monetize across many di¬fferent screens. Orion provides a modern, multi-device, multi-screen platform for immersive TV service delivery. Backed by powerful analytics, UI customization and dynamic ad-insertion features, Orion is the most comprehensive consumer experience solution for Live and OTT service.
  • Vega
    World class media-centric professional services to design, launch, support, optimize and manage your operations.
Featured Video
This company is listed in the following categories:
Cloud VideoEncoding/TranscodingLive StreamingMobile Video
OTT TVVideo AdvertisingVideo QualityVR/AR/MR
Education VideoEnterprise VideoGovernment VideoMedia/Entertainment Video
Online Video IndustrySports/eSports
Articles Mentioned
The List of the 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019
Our panel of streaming media experts has spoken, and these are the 50 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today.
Video Codecs Today: Minefield, Muddle, or Multiple Choice?
Advances in video codec technology driven by the explosion in video over IP are creating heated competition and a fragmented market. Will one winner emerge or is this the new normal?
MediaKind Debuts Live 360º Video Streaming Solution at NAB
Cygnus 360º-as-a-Service lets clients deliver immersive video at up to 8K resolution, and is targeted to live sports, esports, and music providers.
Product Spotlight: Low Latency SRT Protocol
SRT is an open-source protocol, developed by Haivision, which allows broadcasters and streamers to deliver high-quality, low-latency video streams across the public internet. SRT is fast becoming the de facto low latency video streaming standard in the broadcast and streaming industries.
Video: How Microservices Succeed and Fail
MediaKind chief technology and strategy officer Mark Russell discusses common pitfalls of microservice-building in this clip from his panel at the OTT Leadership Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.