Verizon Digital Enhances Media Service with OTT Capability

Verizon Digital Enhances Media Service with OTT Capability Image Credit: Verizon Digital Media

Verizon Digital Media Services, a subsidiary of Verizon announced that its Volicon Media Intelligence service has been enhanced with the integration of Verizon's Slicer application, an essential software element of the Uplynk Video Streaming service.

This integration allows users of the Volicon Media Intelligence service to launch over-the-top (OTT) offerings quickly and efficiently by leveraging their existing Volicon hardware infrastructure.

The Volicon Media Intelligence service is used to record broadcast content across interfaces including SDI (serial digital interface), TS (a digital container format for transmission), and analog for purposes of monitoring, compliance and review. The Uplynk Video Streaming service offers a comprehensive solution for broadcasters to stream linear channels, live events and on-demand clips to online viewers on an array of mobile phones, tablets, web browsers and streaming devices.

The addition of the Slicer application to the Volicon Media Intelligence service puts industry-leading compliance, monitoring and OTT delivery in a single footprint within a broadcaster's facility. Activated as quickly and easily as flipping a switch, the Slicer application gives broadcasters the ability to ingest video, encode it into multiple bitrate profiles, encrypt it and distribute it via OTT or VOD (video-on-demand) services, as well as through web and social media sharing platforms.

Ted Middleton, chief product officer at Verizon Digital Media Services
The Uplynk Video Streaming service is ideal for TV networks, stations, affiliates and any other Volicon Media Intelligence service-enabled operation looking to light up new OTT channels quickly and economically.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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