MediaKind


Two hires at MediaKind

MediaKind has announced the appointment of Mark Ramberg as group VP of products, and Jeff Sherwin, as EVP of Technology Strategy & Operations.  The company said that the appointments will strengthen MediaKind’s technical capabilities, along with its strategic commitment to DTC video, advertising and sports markets. The new appointments bring with them over 45 years […]

Tangerine Global and MediaKind launch CITRUS MediaFirst TVaaS

Media solutions and network services provider Tangerine Global has partnered with MediaKind for the launch of CITRUS MediaFirst TVaaS (TV-as-a-Service).  CITRUS MediaFirst promises to provide cable, telco, and internet operators with a cost-effective TVaaS product. The platform benefits from the agility, innovation, and economic benefits of modern cloud technologies and web services, utilising a flexible, […]

SFR taps MediaKind for UEFA Champions League

Altice France’s SFR, the country’s second-largest telecoms service provider, has extended the deployment of technology outfit MediaKind’s Video Storage and Processing Platform (VSPP) solution to deliver live OTT coverage of UEFA) Champions League football. In August 2020, MediaKind’s VSPP solution enabled SFR to deliver sporting content to its highest ever live streaming audience, according to […]

MediaKind integrate Dolby Vision

Encoding tech firm MediaKind has announced the integration of Dolby Vision with its portfolio. The company said that the UHD tech will be supported within MediaKind Packaging and MediaKind Encoding Live products, along with its MediaKind’s Aquila Streaming and Aquila Broadcast solutions. As a result, MediaKind customers will be able to deliver content in Dolby […]

MediaKind updates MediaFirst platform

TV technology provider MediaKind has unveiled a number of developments to its MediaFirst TV platform. The new enhancements include enriched content discovery, encompassing universal search, metadata, and personalisation. According to MediaKind, these new features incorporate several new dynamically generated promotional rows, including a premium streaming service integration within the discover feed. This enables operators to […]

MediaKind targets Android TV market with Mediaroom Play

TV technology outfit MediaKind has launched Mediaroom Play, a new client solution that enables operators to deploy set top boxes powered by Android TV. MediaKind said that the launch represents a significant investment in Mediaroom. Mediaroom Play is a set-top-based client solution within the MediaKind Mediaroom portfolio, developed on the Android TV operating system. The […]

MediaKind launches new media contribution encoder

Media tech firm MediaKind has announced the launch of its next-gen media contribution encoder, the CE1. The company said that the CE1, a media contribution encoder based on cloud-ready software, coupled with hardware acceleration, is “heralding a new era for professional contribution video processing” and that it can greatly accelerate time-to-market for new video offerings. […]

You.i TV launches new UX engine with MediaKind

OTT app development software specialist You.i TV has launched a new generation of its flagship You.i Engine One product, with MediaKind as an initial deployment partner. MediaKind will use You.i Engine One 6.0 to accelerate deployment and enable its video provider customers to offer more engaging user experiences, according to the pair. You.i Engine One […]

MediaKind hires former Comcast Technology Solutions chief as CEO

TV technology company MediaKind has named former Comcast Technology Solutions head Matt McConnell as its new CEO, with previous incumbent Angel Ruiz becoming chairman. McConnell was previously SVP and general manager of Comcast Technology Solutions, a global division of Comcast Cable. As the new MediaKind CEO, he will be responsible for spearheading growth in the company’s […]

MediaKind launches Aquila Broadcast

Technology provider MediaKind has launched Aquila Broadcast, a new IP software-based processing platform to enable broadcasters and operators to make the transition from appliance-based platforms to all-IP media delivery. Powered by software-based video compression, control and stream processing, Aquila Broadcast provides video resolutions up to UHD with HDR support, and also offers codec support and bandwidth […]

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