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INTX 2015: Vubiquity Rolls & Shows New Products

Vubiquity said it is revealing and demonstrating new products and services at this week’s INTX show in in Chicago focused on areas such as live streaming, digital distribution and electronic sell-through.

On the linear side, its LiveVU service is powered by powered by Vubiquity’s AnyVU Cloud platform, enabling service providers to quickly launch a live linear streaming service that includes content acquisition, content encoding and packaging, CDN delivery and a digital storefront.

Also on show is the company’s Bandwidth Optimization platform that uses reduced bitrate encoding to compress data and make more storage available, thereby enabling service providers to expand their offerings. The company said its Bandwidth Optimization platform facilitates 38% more storage and allows service providers to deliver 62% more on demand assets to their customers, leading to increased revenues. Bandwidth Optimization transcodes high-quality source files into lower bitrate profiles encoded at a rate of 9.25Mbps, while maintaining high-quality standards of Peak Signal to Noise Ratio (PSNR), Visual Quality Metrics (VQM), and Structural Similarity (SSIM).

With respect to digital distribution, Vubiquity said its existing service provider portfolio consists of 550 distributors across 37 countries in 15 languages, noting that, beginning in the third quarter of 2015, the company will boost this portfolio and distribute content to additional service providers including OTT distributors.

Vubiquity is also showing an EST solution for that works with existing VOD set-ups and includes pre-licensed movies and TV shows for in- and out-of-home viewing on mainstream devices, set-top-box integrations, white-labeled storefronts, and device apps iOS  and Android devices, as well as PCs and Macs.

“At this year’s INTX, we wanted to really highlight all of the content capabilities we have been developing over the past year,” Darcy Antonellis, CEO of Vubiquity said, in a statement . “With new technologies and disruption comes many new challenges, and we have been diligently working to best support our partners and customers with new solutions.”