MediaKind Sept. 12 announced its launching a technology partnership program giving content providers, service providers and operators access to cloud-based software.
Dubbed MediaKind Universe Alliance, the platform enables industry collaboration for seamless delivery with a goal of advancing all aspects of video delivery, with special effort and focus on industrializing OTT video to broadcast-quality and scale.
With its growing group of partners, the alliance offers application-specific, end to end solutions that directly address the challenges of content providers, service providers, and operators.
By harnessing the complementary technology and resources of the MediaKind Universe Alliance partner program, customers can tap into a wealth of expertise, fast-to-deploy solutions and managed services to gain a highly edge in an increasingly fragmented media landscape, according to chief business officer Raul Aldrey.
“The aim of the program is to build lasting connections with our technical partners and continue to launch new, innovative real-world solutions for our customers,” Aldrey said in a statement. By investing time and resources in these long-term and mutually beneficial relationships, we can continue to push the boundaries across the entire media chain.”
The program is guided by principles of open standards and welcomes partners who, through mature technology and proven delivery capabilities, demonstrate the ability to contribute to the advancement of quality and scale of next-gen video delivery and experience, especially within the streaming video ecosystem.
Recent partnerships with Evergent to provide a self-service experience for subscribers using their flexible revenue and customer lifecycle management solution to accelerate time-to-market for direct-to-consumer service offerings from content publishers and pay TV operators who want to incorporate streaming pay TV.
Announced at NAB Show 2019, Google Cloud partnered with MediaKind customers to access its portfolio of solutions and services and tap into an advanced combination of end-to-end TV analytics and machine learning capabilities.
MediaKind also partnered with Microsoft Azure for customer deployments of the cloud-based Mediaroom and MediaFirst TV platforms as a Service.
With Telestream, the collaboration resulted in the inclusion of its ClearVR 360-degree video technology within MediaKind’s new Cygnus 360 Events packaged solution.