IBC 2015: Akamai Technologies used IBC2015 to demo the company’s solutions for improvements in online video content and services.
It showcased new live video feed contribution over IP technology with accelerated ingest capability enables broadcast quality video streams, including 4K, to be delivered across the internet.
Akamai also demonstrated how its cloud-based workflow services could address the challenges of managing multiple technologies in delivering OTT video.
Its On-Demand Workflow Services offering, which aim to simplify the preparation, securing, storage and publishing of online video, and are pre-integrated with workflow management tools like Aspera Orchestrator, was also shown.
Akamai’s new Ad Scaler advertising services involve the company partnering with Adobe Primetime to insert ads directly into video streams at the server level. Akamai hopes this will mitigate the need for complex client technologies, improve operational visibility and reliability, and improve advertising engagement.