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MediaKind Welcomes New Era of TV with the Debut of its Universe Portfolio at NAB Show 2019

March 18, 2019

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 18, 2019--At NAB Show 2019 MediaKind, a global media technology leader, promises to take its booth visitors (#SU720) on an adventure of exploration through the MediaKind Universe, its next-generation solution and service portfolio. The MediaKind Universe enables content owners and originators, broadcasters and pay TV operators to efficiently deliver unique, immersive experiences that meet a variety of consumer demands and drive experience innovation.

Angel Ruiz, CEO, MediaKind, says: “This will be our first NAB Show as MediaKind. We are looking forward to demonstrating the full scope of the MediaKind Universe portfolio and show how our innovations and partnerships are responding to consumer demands, especially in immersive live viewing through our latest innovations in 360 O video delivery. As we rapidly move into a mobile-first world, we are committed to helping our customers reach their potential by delivering high quality immersive media experiences for everyone, everywhere.”

At the center of the MediaKind Universe is the consumer. Visitors will see demonstrations of new solutions and services across five defined areas of the universe, each addressing a specific trajectory with how content is delivered to the consumer and manifest in the real world as defined media workflows:

  • Orion - Immersive and compelling consumer experiences through the advancement of Media Platforms, Content Discovery, Targeted Advertising, Content Rights Distribution and actionable insights via end-to-end analytics. Delivering the as-a-Service capabilities across consumer applications
  • Pictor – Optimizing Storage and Delivery enabling Catch Up & Cloud DVR and true optimization across the entire AV pipe whilst ensuring that content is available on any screen, any device at the highest quality
  • Aquila – Efficient, optimal-quality processing for all screens, delivering broadcast quality OTT, operationally efficient headends, and ATSC 3.0 propositions
  • Cygnus - Ensuring quality content is delivered securely across Contribution and Primary Distribution networks, leveraging applicable standards and the benefits of Cloud deployment
  • Vega - Ensuring a smooth implementation and operation of the MediaKind Universe solutions as well as demonstrating how value is created in the ‘as-a-Service’ model.

Visitors to the booth will discover MediaKind’s latest innovations in advertising and distribution rights; recent developments in optimized end-to-end media delivery; new advances for all-IP, OTT and UHD/HDR delivery; and its SaaS capabilities through recent advances within Linear and On Demand processing, cloud-based TV platform, MediaFirst, and IPTV Mediaroom platform. The company will also recreate a multi-partner, collaborative proof of concept demonstration, which saw companies including Deutsche Telekom, TiledMedia and Magnum Film enable the world’s first multi-channel 6K 360-degree live sports event during a basketball match in Germany in December 2018 to an audience of real-world consumers.

MediaKind will further demonstrate its thought leadership through a series of speaker and panel sessions on market-leading topics throughout NAB Show:

Devoncroft Executive Summit
Speaker: Angel Ruiz will take part in a C-Suite level panel on the industry
Sunday April 7 between 13:00 – 17:00

BEITC Engage Session
Distributed Cloud Technology for Broadcast Systems
Speaker: Tony Jones
Sunday April 7 at 10:40 - 12:00

Evolving OTT Operations from Linear to On Demand
Speaker: Meir Lehrer
Tuesday April 9 at 9:00- 9:20

Actionable Insights and the true benefits behind media platform analytics
Speaker: Alessandro Scibilia
Tuesday April 9 at 15:40-16:00

Delivering Low Latency Live Media Experiences through Common Media Application
Speaker: Richard Mansfield
Wednesday April 10 at 15:20 - 15:40

Live 360° Video Delivery
Speaker: Olie Baumann
Thursday April 11 at 11:20 - 11:40

Destination 5G Theater
5G and Media: a powerful, unique combination to create and deliver immersive experiences
Speaker: Arun Bhikshesvaran
Monday April 8 at 11:30 – 12:00

Beyond Frenemies: New relationships in a 5G world
Speaker: Gowton Achaibar
Tuesday April 9 at 13:00 – 13:30

Let the games begin: Streaming the US Open in 4K over 5G
Speaker: Lisa Aussieker
Tuesday April 9 at 14:00 - 14:30

5G: Revolutionizing the Sports Fan Experience
Speaker: Arun Bhikshesvaran
Wednesday April 10 at 16:00 – 16:30

Streaming Summit
SRT in Broadcast panel
Speaker: Tony Jones
Wednesday April 10 at 10.40 am

IP Showcase Theater
All-IP Success Stories - Real World Deployments
Speaker: Matthew Goldman
Monday April 8 at 14:00 –15:00

A new approach to Media Delivery: Embracing the attributes of IP Cloud
Speaker: Arnaud Caron
Wednesday April 10 at 17:00 – 17:30

For more information please visit the MediaKind NAB Show 2019 website here.


About MediaKind at NAB Show

At NAB Show 2019, MediaKind (#SU720) will show how it is enabling content owners, broadcasters and service providers to evolve, adapt and shift to new and dynamic workflows with its portfolio of next generation solutions and services. The company will present the MediaKind Universe, a solution and service portfolio with industry renowned breadth and depth. Just as the consumer is positioned firmly at the center of today’s media universe, encircled by choice, the MediaKind Universe responds in kind, enabling content owners & originators, broadcasters and pay TV operators service providers to efficiently deliver unique, immersive experiences. For further information please visit  here.

About MediaKind

We are MediaKind, a global leader of 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.

For more information, please visit: www.mediakind.com.

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