Enables Internet Live TV, Video-on-Demand, Network PVR and Time-Shift TV
OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - Espial®, a leader in On-Demand TV software and solutions, today announced the
upcoming fall release of Espial MediaBase 10.0. The latest version of
Espial's on-demand video platform provides high performance servers for
streaming, capturing and distributing adaptive bit-rate (ABR) content.
Service providers can provide a full range of pay-TV services to
multiscreen devices including Live TV, Network Personal Video Recording
(PVR), Time-shift TV and Video-on-demand (VOD) services.
Espial MediaBase 10.0 gains first mover advantage for TV Everywhere 2.0
services with support for Live TV, Network PVR, Timeshift-TV and VOD
services. Operators can now begin planning for TV Everywhere 2.0
services to smart TVs, smart phones, tablets and PCs.
Espial MediaBase 10.0 supports the capture, distribution and streaming
of adaptive bit-rate content in Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and
Microsoft Smooth Streaming formats.
Espial MediaBase 10.0 includes a patent-pending high performance
adaptive (HPA) module to maximize utilization of computing, storage and
networking resources for adaptive bit rate video formats.
Espial MediaBase 10.0 offers two server configurations: Internet Servers
and Unified Servers:
Espial MediaBase - Internet Servers:
Powers TV Everywhere 2.0 services including Live TV, Network PVR, VOD
and Time-shift TV - such as Catch-up TV and Start-Over TV.
Delivers video services to a full range of smart devices including PCs,
TVs, mobile phones and tablets.
Efficiently manages content delivery networking (CDN) for adaptive
content over multi-tier implementations and to both private and third
Espial MediaBase - Unified Servers:
Provides a single platform for on-demand, RTSP/HTTP-based services to
set-top boxes, home gateways, smart phones, tablets, PCs, smart TVs and
other CE devices in the home and beyond.
Powerful Content distribution networking (CDN) engine support multicast
distribution of both MPEG and ABR video formats.
Delivers the simplest operations with fewer servers and the highest
utilization of storage, computing and networking resources.
To learn more and for availability, see Espial at IBC - Hall 5.A18.
"Service providers are looking to drive the next wave in the TV
Everywhere experience across all consumer devices. Such a service
offering needs to extend beyond just video on demand and include all
subscription services including Live TV, Network PVR, and TimeShift TV
services" noted Jaison Dolvane, CEO, Espial. "As content rights
issues, technology and competition evolve, Espial MediaBase is a
powerful on-demand video platform for TV Everywhere 2.0 services in and
out of the home. Further, Espial MediaBase Unified Servers deliver
significant cost savings by enabling a single hardware and storage
platform to serve many devices over managed networks and the Internet."
HTTP streaming, Apple HLS, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, RTSP streaming,
Multiscreen, CDN, Video-On-Demand, VOD, TimeShift TV, Remote-Storage
DVR, RS-DVR, Network PVR, Network DVR, Over-TheTop, Content
Distribution Networking, Content Delivery Networking, Packet Loss
Recovery, RSVP, Ericsson Openstream Digital Services Platform.
SOURCE ESPIAL GROUP
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