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“OTT is one of the hot topics in the industry today. Everyone wants to know about OTT and the most important thing they want to know is: how can I make money out of it? At Vimond, we have the answer. The Vimond platform is driving some of the most successful OTT services in the world right now, in a convenient, streamlined set of applications that any content owner can benefit from.” — Helge Høibraaten, CEO of Vimond Media Solutions.
New Products and Features on Display at IBC2011
At IBC2011, Vimond Media Solutions will show new enhancements and additions to the Vimond OTT platform, including:
Connected TV: a new solution for live and video on-demand streaming to template-driven portals on connected TVs and Blu-ray™ players
3D adaptive streaming: a new solution for live and VOD streaming in 3D to web and connected TV
Widevine integration: the Vimond platform will be shown for the first time at IBC2011 with new integration with Google Widevine, enabling multiplatform DRM and adaptive streaming on multiple devices, including connected TVs
iPad®, Android™, and WP7 clients: new applications for iPad, Android, and Windows® Phone 7 devices
Other Products on Display at IBC2011
The advanced Vimond platform provides a comprehensive environment for managing and delivering multiformat over-the-top (OTT) services, with full facilities for all creative, logistical, and business aspects of the operation.
With its modular architecture, Vimond offers sophisticated tools and controls for every aspect of an OTT service, from ingest and encoding, through conditional access to business intelligence reporting.
The Vimond platform includes these modules:
VimondMONETIZE — providing control over access to premium content, setup of payment, and access rules differentiated by location (when used with VimondGEO) or by content type. VimondMONETIZE includes powerful hierarchical controls to manage access by category, custom grouping, or at individual asset level, and accepts multiple payment methods and pricing structures.
VimondAD — controlling playback of video and static commercials and integrating with third-party commercial systems.
VimondLIVE — providing automated control over live encoders from major vendors, with multiple output to Smooth Streaming, Flash®, WMV or Apple® HLS formats from a single source. VimondLIVE supports ingest from from SDI, HD-SDI, unicast, and multicast sources.
VimondOD — providing streaming of on-demand assets in multiple formats and transcoding between popular formats.
VimondSCHEDULE — providing scheduled management of asset and metadata capture from live sources, with interfaces to major scheduling systems.
VimondGEO — providing geographical filtering tools for controlling asset categories and individual assets by continent, region, country, or ip-address. Combined with VimondMONETIZE, VimondGEO provides control over individual pricing by location.
VimondDRM — providing major studio approved DRM encryption of assets with automated encryption by category or individual asset.
VimondMAM — providing a production environment for control over the flow of assets into and out of the system, and over scheduling, administration, automated encoding/transcoding, and all other aspects of video management. With all controls available in a web-based application, VimondMAM allows operators to achieve highly automated workflows and free human resources for creative tasks.
VimondSYNDICATE — providing easy syndication of content, with support for three-way operation with syndication partners.
VimondPROFILE — providing user management, authentication, and authorization, and keeping track of user purchases, vouchers, and other concessions.
VimondPORTAL — providing a multiplatform presentation engine for creating the on-screen end-user environment. VimondPORTAL supports all major platforms including iPad®/iPhone®, Flash®, HTML player, Silverlight® player, HybridTV player, set-top box, and gaming console players.
VimondAPI — providing full-featured customization facilities for operators to create personalized integrations and players.
VimondEMBED — providing a complete player with PVR, timeshifting, timeline events, login, registration, payment, and video playback.
VimondEPG — managing the display of channel list and channel EPG in the video player, with easy switching between live channels and information about current and future programs.
VimondREPORTING — providing a powerful reporting engine with a number of prebuilt reports that can be scheduled for generation and distribution at any time and to different recipients.
VimondBI — providing a powerful business intelligence portal enabling the customer to create ad-hoc reports, new reports for scheduled distribution, data analysis, and report drill-down. It also includes dashboards with customizable views to expose reports, charts, and KPIs.