At IBC2019, MediaKind is launching the MediaKind Universe Alliance - a technology partnership program intended to give content providers, service providers, and operators access to solutions that combine technologies and services from MediaKind with partners in cloud and other offerings. It is further intended to enable industry collaboration for and delivery of joint solutions with a goal of advancing all aspects of video delivery and experience, with special effort and focus on industrializing OTT video to broadcast-quality and scale.
With its partners - which span from cloud-based services to self-service enablement for as-a-service (aaS) offerings to monitoring and quality of experience (QoE) - the MediaKind Universe Alliance is intended to offer application-specific, end-to-end solutions.
Raul Aldrey, chief business officer, MediaKind, said: "We are proud to announce the MediaKind Universe Alliance program at IBC2019. The aim of the program is to build lasting connections with our technical partners and continue to launch new, innovative real-world solutions for our customers. By investing time and resources in these long-term and mutually beneficial relationships, we can continue to push the boundaries across the entire media chain. Customers can tap into a wider range of compatible technologies and infrastructures that respond to today's shifting media landscape."
The MediaKind Universe Alliance has been designed to deliver interoperable and standardized technologies, inclusive of multiple customer choices for cloud services and other partner technology and services. The program is guided by principles of open standards and welcomes partners who, through mature technology and proven delivery capabilities, demonstrate the ability to contribute to the advancement of quality and scale of next-gen video delivery and experience, especially within the streaming video ecosystem.
Some MediaKind partners include:
- Google Cloud
- Microsoft Azure