Unified origin server Simplifies Any-Screen Video Delivery
By supporting cloud storage, Concurrent’s technology streamlines the on-boarding process for new multi-screen video content, offering a benefit to both service providers and content suppliers. Content suppliers can upload a single video format and store it centrally on a secured, Internet accessible storage system. Service providers can use that single source asset to create the content formats required to serve video to every screen by pulling and adapting the content on-demand in response to consumer playback requests. Using this methodology, both content suppliers and service providers save cost on content preparation and storage.
“Video content is increasingly being hosted outside of the service provider’s own operations center using cloud based storage services,” said
Concurrent’s unified origin server supports live and on-demand video delivery to smart TVs, tablets, smartphones, PCs, and game consoles, as well as to classic set-top boxes. The unified origin server includes eFactor™, Concurrent’s dynamic content workflow solution, which enables content to be converted on-the-fly to meet the format, protection, and quality requirements of the specific application and target screen. Concurrent’s solution is virtualized and cloud enabled so it can run in a variety of hardware architectures in both public and private video delivery networks. The unified origin server is an open solution and is designed to operate in common HTTP content delivery network environments. The product is currently available.
Concurrent will be showcasing their unified origin server at the SCTE Cable Tec Expo® in