NAB 2019

NAB 2019: MediaKind Debut Universe Portfolio, Lineup of Panels

MediaKind (Booth SU720) will take visitors through the MediaKind Universe, its solution and service portfolio. The MediaKind Universe enables content owners and originators, broadcasters, and pay TV operators to efficiently deliver unique, immersive experiences that meet a variety of consumer demands and drive experience.

“This will be our first NAB Show as MediaKind. We are looking forward to demonstrating the full scope of the MediaKind Universe portfolio and show how our innovations and partnerships are responding to consumer demands, especially in immersive live viewing through our latest innovations in 360O video delivery,” says Angel Ruiz, CEO, MediaKind. “As we rapidly move into a mobile-first world, we are committed to helping our customers reach their potential by delivering high-quality immersive media experiences for everyone, everywhere.”

At the center of the MediaKind Universe is the consumer. Visitors will see demonstrations of new solutions and services across five defined areas of the universe, each addressing a specific trajectory with how content is delivered to the consumer and manifest in the real world as defined media workflows:

  • Orion – Immersive and compelling consumer experiences through the advancement of Media Platforms, Content Discovery, Targeted Advertising, Content Rights Distribution and actionable insights via end-to-end analytics. Delivering the as-a-Service capabilities across consumer applications
  • Pictor – Optimizing Storage and Delivery enabling Catch Up & Cloud DVR and true optimization across the entire AV pipe whilst ensuring that content is available on any screen, any device at the highest quality
  • Aquila – Efficient, optimal-quality processing for all screens, delivering broadcast quality OTT, operationally efficient headends, and ATSC 3.0 propositions
  • Cygnus – Ensuring quality content is delivered securely across Contribution and Primary Distribution networks, leveraging applicable standards and the benefits of Cloud deployment
  • Vega – Ensuring a smooth implementation and operation of the MediaKind Universe solutions as well as demonstrating how value is created in the ‘as-a-Service’ model.

Visitors to the booth will discover MediaKind’s latest innovations in advertising and distribution rights; recent developments in optimized end-to-end media delivery; new advances for all-IP, OTT, and UHD/HDR delivery; and its SaaS capabilities through recent advances within Linear and On Demand processing, cloud-based TV platform, MediaFirst, and IPTV Mediaroom platform. The company will also recreate a multi-partner, collaborative proof of concept demonstration, which saw companies including Deutsche Telekom, TiledMedia and Magnum Film enable the world’s first multi-channel 6K 360-degree live sports event during a basketball match in Germany in December 2018 to an audience of real-world consumers.

MediaKind will have a series of speaker and panel sessions on market-leading topics throughout NAB Show:

Devoncroft Executive Summit (Sunday, April 7 between 1:00 – 5:00)
Speaker: Angel Ruiz will take part in a C-Suite level panel on the industry

BEITC Engage Session (Sunday, April 7 at 10:40 – 12:00)
Distributed Cloud Technology for Broadcast Systems
Speaker: Tony Jones

BEITC (Tuesday, April 9 at 9:00- 9:20)
Evolving OTT Operations from Linear to On Demand
Speaker: Meir Lehrer

Actionable Insights and the True Benefits Behind Media Platform Analytics (Tuesday, April 9 at 3:40-4:00)
Speaker: Alessandro Scibilia

Delivering Low Latency Live Media Experiences through Common Media Application (Wednesday, April 10 at 3:20 – 3:40)
Speaker: Richard Mansfield

Live 360° Video Delivery (Thursday, April 11 at 11:20 – 11:40)
Speaker: Olie Baumann

Destination 5G Theater
5G and Media: A Powerful, Unique Combination to Create and Deliver Immersive Experiences (Monday, April 8 at 11:30 – 12:00)
Speaker: Arun Bhikshesvaran

Beyond Frenemies: New Relationships in a 5G World (Tuesday, April 9 at 13:00 – 13:30)
Speaker: Gowton Achaibar

Let the Games Gegin: Streaming the US Open in 4K Over 5G (Tuesday, April 9 at 2:00 – 2:30)
Speaker: Lisa Aussieker

5G: Revolutionizing the Sports Fan Experience (Wednesday, April 10 at 4:00 – 4:30)
Speaker: Arun Bhikshesvaran

Streaming Summit
SRT in Broadcast panel (Wednesday, April 10:00 at 10.40 am)
Speaker: Jones

IP Showcase Theater
All-IP Success Stories – Real World Deployments (Monday, April 8 at 2:00 –3:00)
Speaker: Matthew Goldman

A New Approach to Media Delivery: Embracing the Attributes of IP Cloud (Wednesday, April 10 at 5:00 – 5:30)
Speaker: Arnaud Caron

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