Imagine Communications will shine a spotlight at IBC 2016 on the current state of the media and entertainment industry’s evolution to a new technology foundation and how it is delivering advanced solutions today that will help broadcasters, service providers and other media companies accelerate the modernization of their production, playout and distribution facilities.
Imagine Communications’ Versio UHD playout and graphic workflow solutions support compressed or uncompressed IP-based playout, advanced multichannel and UHD playback and branding. Also featured will be a new user interface, new automation features and the company’s native IP and hybrid playout and master control solutions, which seamlessly unify playout, automation and graphics supporting fully virtualized deployment for cloud environments.
It will also showcase its multiscreen which supports high-density and high video quality transcoding and delivery for OTT linear and VOD services. This end-to-end cloud DVR solution, including recorders and packagers, is supported by advanced storage optimization capabilities that enable video service providers to cost-effectively meet various legal and copyright requirements, including private copy laws.
Imagine’s end-to-end, omniplatform ad management portfolio features open, modular systems that help maximize ad revenue. Highlighted capabilities include sales, scheduling and analytics for linear and nonlinear delivery. The company will also demonstrate groundbreaking integration of playout and scheduling achieved through the unification of its Versio and xG Schedule solutions.
Close collaboration with IT giants Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will be highlighted at IBC2016 throughout Imagine Communications’ booth. Microsoft Azure Certified solutions based on Imagine Communications’ 100 percent software based playout and live encoding solutions will be featured, as will media cloud services that leverage HPE’s cloud-based, virtualized and orchestrated network services. Imagine Communications will also showcase how its next-generation offerings, including processing, playout and monitoring, are powered by Zenium, its workflow management platform.