nanocosmos and Videon Deliver Ultra Low Latency Workflow

nanocosmos and Videon Deliver Ultra Low Latency Live Streaming Workflow to Accelerate Rollout of Interactive Applications

Enabling One-Second End-to-End Latency and Two-Way Engagement, Workflow Supports New Generation of Interactive Auctions, Sports, and Other Live Events

BERLIN and STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — May 6, 2019 — nanocosmos and Videon today announced that they are partnering to provide an ultra low latency live streaming workflow based on Videon’s edge compute encoder technology and nanocosmos’ ultra low latency live streaming nanoStream Cloud. Enabling about one-second end-to-end latency and two-way active engagement, the new live streaming workflow will support emerging interactive applications such as auctions, sports, and other live events.

nanocosmos has created H5Live technology for plugin-free delivery and playback on any device and HTML5 browsers, including Safari on iOS. H5Live is part of nanoStream Cloud, a scalable live streaming solution and ULL CDN with a global footprint. Videon’s edge compute encoder platform moves compute and time-intensive cloud processes such as transcoding, transrating, and format packaging to the edge rather than the cloud. Combining these technologies ensures ultra low latency that achieves the market disruption anticipated by nanocosmos and Videon.

nanocosmos and Videon have optimized the integration between these technologies, with nanoStream Cloud and H5Live Player accepting encoded video from Videon’s edge compute encoders, which accept both HDMI and SDI inputs. Thanks to this technology integration and resulting live streaming workflow, platform operators, content creators, and OEMs can quickly develop and deploy new applications with complete confidence in the interface between on-premises ingest equipment and the cloud.

“nanoStream Cloud and H5Live Player enable live video delivery around the world in about one second. The partnership with Videon ensures we can quickly deploy an end-to-end platform that can be applied to a wide range of interactive applications,” said Oliver Lietz, CEO of nanocosmos.

“Our edge compute encoder platform was designed to push the limits of low-latency streaming,” said Todd Erdley, CEO of Videon. “And this partnership with nanocosmos takes low latency right to the edge of what is possible and really makes interactivity in streaming applications a reality.”

At Streaming Media East, nanocosmos will present as part of a Discovery Track session on Tuesday, May 7, at 10:30 a.m., and will demonstrate the workflow made possible by the partnership with Videon in the company’s booth (TT5) throughout the show, May 7-8, at the New York Hilton Midtown. Representatives from both companies are available by email to discuss how their technologies can support specific interactive use cases.

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About nanocosmos
nanocosmos enables users to go live around the world in one second with their nanoStream Cloud & H5Live Player. With many years of experience, nanocosmos has created the unique H5Live technology for plugin-free delivery and playback on any device and HTML5 browsers, including Safari on iOS. H5Live is part of nanoStream Cloud, a scalable live streaming solution and ULL CDN with a global footprint. nanoStream Cloud Analytics and H5Live Metrics for better insights and QoS are now available as add-ons. For live encoding, nanoStream SDKs or browser-based WebRTC.live can be added, or users can simply deploy their existing RTMP Live Encoder workflow. Find out more at www.nanocosmos.de.

About Videon
Videon is a cutting-edge developer of 4K and HD encoding and streaming products that enable prosumers and professionals to move media from any source to any screen. While the company’s streaming systems enable simpler, more economical streaming of high-quality video, its modules and services help manufacturers bring their products to fruition. Through partnerships with leading silicon and software companies, Videon technology has been incorporated into over 30 million devices. Videon simply moves media. More information is available at https://streaming.videon-central.com

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2019 NAB Show Product Preview Videon

Videon Products at the 2019 NAB Show

Videon will showcase its latest innovations in live streaming solutions for both the broadcast and event streaming markets. The company will highlight two innovative new product lines: the VersaStreamer encoder and the award-winning EdgeCaster edge compute encoder.

NexPlayer and Videon Leverage AWS to Build an End-to-End Workflow

NexPlayer and Videon Leverage Amazon Web Services to Build an End-to-End Workflow Supporting Low Latency and Synchronized Video Arrival Time

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — April 3, 2019 — NexPlayer and Videon today announced support for the synchronization of OTT video arrival times for all end users, featuring interoperability between NexPlayer’s Android and iOS player SDKs, AWS Elemental MediaStore and Amazon CloudFront, and Videon’s edge compute encoders.

Media organizations wanting to launch interactive services in order to increase audience engagement and grow their subscriber base face two major hurdles: high latency and unsynchronized video.

NexPlayer is a media player for Android, iOS, smart TVs, set-top boxes, and mobile and desktop browsers, providing high-quality playback and advanced feature sets. To support low latency and synchronization with both HLS and DASH, NexPlayer has dedicated APIs to ensure immediate playback upon arrival of the video segments and to manage buffer size. Other advanced features supported by NexPlayer include offline playback, Widevine DRM on all Android and iOS devices, time-shifting, 360-degree video, and dynamic thumbnails.

Videon’s edge compute encoder platform moves compute and time-intensive cloud processes such as transcoding, transrating, and format packaging to the edge and reduces latency by outputting HLS and DASH directly from the encoder. Extending these features to include integration with NexPlayer adds another level of capability thanks to NexPlayer’s device synchronization technology.

AWS Media Services make it fast and easy to transport, prepare, process, and deliver broadcast and over-the-top video from Amazon Web Services (AWS). These pay-as-you-go services offer the video infrastructure users need to deliver great viewing experiences on multiple screens.

Services supported by this workflow include AWS Elemental MediaStore and Amazon CloudFront. AWS Elemental MediaStore is an AWS storage service optimized for media. It gives users the performance, consistency, and low latency required to deliver live and on-demand video content. AWS Elemental MediaStore acts as the origin store in the user’s video workflow. Amazon CloudFront is a fast content delivery network (CDN) service that securely delivers data, videos, applications, and APIs to customers globally with low latency, high transfer speeds, all within a developer-friendly environment.

“It’s simply a matter of letting each piece of the workflow do what it does best,” says Todd Erdley, CEO of Videon. “We take care of the computationally intense processes with our hardware and let the cloud handle storage and distribution. Enabling this with AWS Elemental and NexPlayer ensures a great experience for customers.”

“As an increasing number of live events are viewed via OTT platforms, it has become essential for video service providers to implement low latency and video synchronization to match broadcast quality,” says Carlos Lucas, general manager of NexPlayer. “These features can also be used to launch innovative services built around interactivity, like live trivia, polls, and betting.”

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About NexPlayer

NexPlayer is the market-leader media player SDK for premium video apps. NexPlayer is a player for Android, iOS, Smart TVs, STBs, and mobile/desktop browsers. NexPlayer is integrated into the OTT platforms of tier 1 video service providers including HBO, Sky, Turner, BT, and AT&T. NexPlayer is the only media player supporting Widevine DRM on all Android and iOS devices, with both HLS & DASH. NexPlayer’s code is 100% developed and controlled in-house, differentiating it from alternative solutions based on risky open-source technology.

About Videon

Videon Central is a cutting-edge developer of 4K and HD encoding and streaming products that enable prosumers and professionals to move media from any source to any screen. While the company’s streaming systems enable simpler, more economical streaming of high-quality video, its modules and services help manufacturers bring their products to fruition. Through partnerships with leading silicon and software companies, Videon technology has been incorporated into over 30 million devices. Videon simply moves media. More information is available at www.videon-central.com

All trademarks and registered trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.