MediaKind participating in IP Showcase

MediaKind – formerly Ericsson Media Solutions – is participating in the IP Showcase at IBC this year. The MediaKind AVP Contribution Encoder and Content Processing Integrated Receiver-Decoder will be part of the multi-vendor Live Production use case and Traffic Shaping demonstrations, showcasing the All-IP protocols of SMPTE ST 2110, AES67, and AMWA NMOS IS-04, according […]

Zodiac teams up with MediaKind to extend life of set-tops

Software vendor Zodiac has teamed up with MediaKind to enable the latter’s MediaFirst TV user experience to run on any digital set-top box, new or old, via a software update only, according to Zodiac.  The combined MediaKind and Zodiac solution enables operators to enhance their UX across the entire footprint with MediaFirst’s content discovery platform, […]

North American cable debut for MediaKind

Canadian cable operator Cogeco Connexion has tapped MediaKind, the new brand forged out of Ericsson’s media solutions business, to deliver advanced TV services for its subscribers. Cogeco Conexion, which is the second largest operator in Ontario and Quebec provinces, will use MediaKind’s technology, including the MediaFirst TV platform with Android Google mobile services, rncoding on-demand, […]

Ericsson Media Solutions becomes MediaKind

Ericsson Media Solutions is rebranding as MediaKind. Speaking at a press event in London, Arun Bhikshesvaran, chief marketing officer, Ericsson Media Solutions, said that “today marks a very important occasion for us”. The media technology outfit is currently undergoing a ‘carve out’ process that will see Ericsson divest a 51% majority stake in it to […]