August 5, 2020 — Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any-IP, and award-winning architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), today announced that the company will be conducting Zixi Delivers, a showcase of webinars and virtual meetings, during the traditional IBC timeframe to engage with existing and prospective customers and partners. Zixi Delivers will provide opportunities for audiences to learn about the SDVP from Zixi leadership, integrated partners and prominent media companies that are utilizing Zixi to virtualize their streaming infrastructure and conquer the challenges of on-prem and remote orchestration, monitoring and management of live streaming workflows delivered over IP.
Beginning on Monday, September 14th, Zixi’s virtual showcase will present enhancements to Zixi’s award-winning SDVP, the most comprehensive platform for delivering live video over any IP network, any protocol, any cloud provider and any edge device. Zixi’s webinars will detail the latest SDVP updates, feature in-depth discussions between top customers and partners in the industry and provide demonstrations from integrated technology partners of their Zixi-compatible solutions.
As part of the showcase, Zixi will be exhibiting new and existing capabilities of the Zixi SDVP recently released in Version 14 of the software, including:
Protocols & Transport
- NDI protocol flipping to/from Zixi, RIST, SRT, HLS, RTMP, RTP, etc.
- WebRTC for low latency stream monitoring
- RIST Main Profile protocol support
- SRT protocol support
- Multi-path TCP (MPTCP) support
- HLS DVR manifest support with AWS S3
- Re-sequence RTP headers to preserve source timestamps and output RTP with continuous sequences
- Improved jitter handling on RTP inputs to compensate for jittery sources
- (Maximum Bitrate x Latency) = Optimized Resiliency
Video Solutions Stack
- PID mapping and normalization
- Logo insertion / image overlay
- Seamless update of latency and FEC parameters
- Improved support for high bitrate inputs
- i-Frame injection on SCTE markers
- Improved NVIDIA transcoder performance and stream density
- Support for Ubuntu 20.04 Linux
- SCTE logging API callback
- Improved RCA statistics
- Geographical system mapping
- SCTE logging and alerting
- Event export to Kafka data streaming platform
- Multiple transcoding GPU support
- WebRTC monitoring
- Expanded redundancy architecture
The virtual program will present unique opportunities to learn from Zixi leadership, distinguished customers and SDVP technology partners including:
- Virtual Customer and Partner Meetings – September 14th through September 18th, existing and prospective clients will have the opportunity to conduct virtual meetings with the Zixi team where they can dive deeper into the latest platform features through individualized demonstrations of the Zixi software, and discuss business applications to meet their specific live streaming software use cases. To schedule a meeting with the Zixi Sales team, please click here.
- It’s Zixi or It’s Not: Advantages of the Zixi SDVP – Zixi’s Executive Chairman and CEO Gordon Brooks will explain the different elements of the Zixi SDVP: the preeminent Zixi Protocol and 16 supported protocols, the Zixi Video Solutions Stack, ZEN Master Control Plane, and the Zixi Enabled Network of integrated technology partners. Brooks will explain how each of the four components allows the broadcaster video network to be intelligently and centrally managed using software and integrated devices, across IP networks, industry protocols, different cloud providers and edge devices for a truly unique live video solution.
- Zixi Enabled Network Panel: The Future of Live Streaming Over IP – Zixi will host a panel featuring industry-leading customers and partners discussing the latest challenges and opportunities facing broadcast media as the industry shifts towards virtualized IP-based distribution models for live video.
- Remote Monitoring & Operations with Zixi’s ZEN Master – Learn how to virtualize your streaming infrastructure with Zixi’s award-winning ZEN Master control plane. ZEN Master is the live video orchestration and telemetry control plane that enables Zixi users to manage large-scale configuration and monitoring of the Zixi Enabled Network, Zixi’s live streaming platform, devices and appliances. With ZEN Master, media organizations can extend their reach, increase production speed and dramatically reduce operational costs.
- Partner Demonstrations of Zixi-Integrated Video Solutions – Zixi will feature demonstrations from a selection of partners in the Zixi Enabled Network of over 200+ integrated technology partners. Learn from industry-leading companies like Sencore, Evrideo and others as they demonstrate their Zixi-integrated solutions for broadcast industry professionals looking to live stream over IP.
- More to come
“With Covid-19 impacting events into 2021, we are going to miss meeting with our customers and partners at IBC this year but are committed to delivering a world-class virtual event in its place,” said Gordon Brooks, Executive Chairman and CEO, Zixi. “Zixi customers have been forced to quickly and dramatically change how they deliver their services, and we look forward to demonstrating how we have been very successful helping them continue to operate but also provide new offerings for growth.”
For the latest details surrounding Zixi’s virtual IBC showcase, please visit https://zixi.com/webinars/zixi-delivers-virtual-showcase/