Net Insight teams up with Ericsson

Media transport and scheduling specialist Net Insight has struck a strategic partnership with Ericsson to offer broadcasters a range of video processing solutions based on Net Insight and Ericsson media contribution products and services. 

Under the terms of the partnership, Net Insight will offer H.264 and HEVC capabilities to its Nimbra portfolio.

The partnership will combine the Nimbra family of media service routers and video appliances with Ericsson’s contribution codecs, providing what Net Insight describes as a fully managed end-to-end media contribution solution can be offered to the broadcast market, catering to the needs of live media production.

Ericsson’s H.264 and HEVC solutions will be managed under the Nimbra Vision management system and through ScheduALL for end-to-end orchestration, workflow automation, and customer self-provisioning.

“By combining Net Insight’s Nimbra portfolio with Ericsson’s video processing portfolio, we can jointly offer end-to-end solutions for software defined, orchestrated and quality assured media processing (and delivery) that will meet the needs of tomorrow’s broadcast requirements today,” said Gall Le Garrec, head of global channel sales, media solutions at Ericsson.

“With full end-to-end orchestration and management through Nimbra Vision and ScheduALL, broadcasters will benefit from the operational excellence that Net Insight is renowned for,” said Fredrik Tumegård, CEO of Net Insight.

“Together with Ericsson, we unlock the true potential of software defined media production. Automation and orchestration of end-to-end media workflows offers real business value to the broadcast industry.”