Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, and Encoding.com, the world's largest and most trusted cloud-based video processing service for the media and entertainment market, have partnered to streamline the preparation of VOD content for OTT multiscreen applications. Viaccess-Orca's cloud-based TV Everywhere as a Service (TVaaS) is now integrated with Encoding.com's cloud media processing platform, enabling pay-TV operators to quickly prepare and manage video content for multiscreen viewing from a single pane. The joint solution can be fully managed in the cloud, with monitoring and control enabled by the operator for increased efficiency, speed, flexibility, and scalability.
"Speed to market and video quality are critical requirements in today's OTT world," said Jeff Malkin, President at Encoding.com. "Our cloud media processing platform is designed to accommodate the ebbs and flows in media processing workflows. Whether operators are working with a few or thousands of files, we can automatically scale the necessary resources to process files simultaneously and in a fraction of real-time. With Viaccess-Orca's well-rounded approach to multiscreen content preparation and delivery, this partnership is a win-win for pay-TV operators looking to be competitive in the OTT multiscreen environment."
Viaccess-Orca's TVaaS simplifies multiscreen content preparation and delivery, and improves monetization by enabling operators to manage the entire workflow from transcoding to packaging, encryption, publishing, personalization, and delivery. Using this cloud TV service, TV operators and content providers can create and deliver high-quality on-demand video to subscribers on any screen.
By employing Encoding.com's robust media processing platform with TVaaS, operators can scale up and down as needed, with sub-10-second average queue times, guaranteed queue time SLAs, and superior video quality. Encoding.com algorithms utilize compute resources intelligently based on the appropriate job profile to achieve a level of compute efficiency and speed unparalleled in the industry.
"With OTT delivery heating up in the pay-TV market, cloud infrastructure has become a fundamental requirement," said Paul Molinier, CEO at Viaccess-Orca. "Collaborating with Encoding.com, we're one of the first providers to offer an end-to-end, cloud-based solution for OTT multiscreen content preparation and delivery. Encoding.com has the best and most mature approach to cloud-based video processing, offering a rich set of features and best-in-class picture quality that allows the content providers to support a vast range of devices in any bandwidth scenario."