Haivision To Demo Streaming Solutions at Akamai Edge 2012

Haivision will showcase two of its newly released streaming solutions: KulaByte, a live, software-based, Internet encoder/transcoder for adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming, and HyperStream, an Internet media services portfolio that simplifies media distribution over the Akamai HD Network. Both Haivision solutions are intended for delivering high-quality live video to multiple viewing devices. HyperStream Internet media services automate the power of cloud transcoding and CDN connectivity, while KulaByte’s software-based Internet encoding and transcoding leverages server performance scalability on premise and in the cloud.

“The Akamai Edge 2012 Customer Conference is the perfect platform for Haivision to demonstrate its strong technical relationship with Akamai and show how that can benefit end users,” says Peter Maag, chief marketing officer, Haivision. “At the same time, Haivision will also have an opportunity to display its array of advanced streaming solutions. With our KulaByte and HyperStream offerings, and integration to the Akamai HD Network, we will be able to present our solutions to those who are looking for ways to discover new business models that can expand online operations and increase revenue.”

As an Akamai premiere video solutions partner end users benefit from Haivision’s simplified and automated Akamai provisioning available as part of the HyperStream Live transcoding service. The partnership assures users that Haivision systems and services are constantly being tested and calibrated against Akamai’s latest network environments and configurations. In addition, Haivision’s technical team has a high level of training and expertise with Akamai’s networks, ensuring customers that their systems are configured and managed to maintain the highest possible service level.

Haivision Internet Streaming Solutions on Display at Akamai Edge 2012:

KulaByte 4.0
Haivision’s live, software-based, Internet encoder/transcoder for adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming, is now on Linux — bringing a 30 percent performance improvement, a new user interface, and a 40% cost reduction when deployed in the cloud. KulaByte 4.0 uniquely matches exceptional HD quality with transport technologies designed to maximize streams delivered to the Internet. These technologies include constant bit rate (CBR), Dynamic Stream Shaping (DSS), and Micro-Chunking, assuring optimal and dynamic usage of available uplink bandwidth.

HyperStream
Available either as a user-controlled software as a service (SaaS), or as a fully managed service, HyperStream brings together the power of cloud-based transcoding on Amazon EC2 and easy connectivity to Akamai’s SOLA Media Solutions for global delivery, security, and analytics. Combined with the delivery, security, and analytic features in Akamai’s SOLA Media Solution portfolio, HyperStream adds new capabilities to the live video streaming ecosystem for Akamai customers.

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