iStreamPlanet teams up with Ooyala

Streaming technology specialist iStreamPlanet has struck a partnership with video streaming platform provider Ooyala to provide multiscreen, live linear streaming services for content owners, aggregators, and distributors.

The pair aim to provide a platform for streaming live linear channels and live events, with a full set of features including content acquisition and advanced media processing including multiple-bit-rate Apple HLS and multiple-bit-rate RTMP output, monetization including mid-roll advertising and integrated paywall services,  publishing to Ooyala’s modular publishing platform, ready-to-deploy cross device, cross platform players and rich analytics that track key metrics such as viewer location, engagement, and device type.

“Ooyala has long been a leader in providing video-on-demand services, and we are very excited to partner with them to power live linear and live event video services,” said Chris Carper, vice president of business development at iStreamPlanet. “Our combined solutions enable broadcasters of all sizes, including current joint customers like Pac-12, to take advantage of the growing demand for live, streaming video on connected devices.”