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 […]

MediaKind reconfigures advertising and content distribution technology

Technology provider MediaKind has reconfigured its advertising and content dstribution rights platform Prisma with a modular feature set. According to MediaKind, its Prisma Core and Prisma Edge products provide specialised content distribution rights definition and enforcement and targeted advertising capabilities, including digital ad insertion, localised content, content blackouts and security against piracy. The new modular […]

MediaKind to offer streaming solution as-a-service via Google Cloud

TV technology provider MediaKind has extended a partnership with Google Cloud to enable its Aquila Streaming solution to be offered as-a-service on the Google Cloud Platform. The launch enables MediaKind customers to tap Google Cloud’s ecosystem to deploy its media processing capabilities and optimize the distribution of their OTT services, according to the company. MediaKind […]

Digital TV Europe to host webinar on Cloud DVR

Digital TV Europe will host a webinar on the topic of Cloud DVR on Tuesday April 7 at 3pm BST. The future of Cloud DVR should be viewed in the context of larger ecosystems and lifestyle changes. If cDVR grew out of the necessity to support time-shifting (recording and replaying as opposed to live viewing […]

MediaKind hires Broome as CTO

Media tech firm MediaKind has announced the appointment of Allen Broome as chief technology officer (CTO). Broome joins from Comcast Cable where he served as VP cloud engineering and brings over 20 years of experience in media technology leadership and software expertise to the role.  In his new role, Broome will be charged with driving […]

Síminn partners with MediaKind for UHD EPL broadcasting

Icelandic broadcaster Síminn has selected MediaKind to deliver its HD and UHD broadcasts of English Premier League matches.  The deployment will include MK RX1, a multi-codec, multi-service professional decoder that is designed to maintain the integrity of valuable, high quality, content across contribution networks, with low latency.   The deployment also includes MK Director, a control […]