QuickPlay Media chooses Media Excel for transcoding

Multiscreen TV specialist QuickPlay Media has chosen Media Excel to provide video transcoding for its global multiscreen services.

QuickPlay will use Media Excel’s Hero 5000 series platform to transcode content and provide MPEG-DASH and HEVC-centric solutions to its customers.

QuickPlay’s OpenVideo managed service platform ingests content from more than 4,000 providers and optimizes content for more than 400 device types. The company will use Media Excel’s Hero Management System in conjunction with its OpenVideo Media Processor.

“As a managed service provider, QuickPlay works with a number of market leading technologies in order to deliver the best end-to-end solution for our clients,” said Wayne Purboo, CEO of QuickPlay Media. “We selected Media Excel for its exceptional video quality, its ease of deployment, and extensive feature set, combined with their partnership approach.”