WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Zixi, Ericsson has chosen Zixi to provide additional technology capabilities for their Contribution applications.
Zixi's Feeder and Receiver technology will be integrated into Ericsson's recently launched MediaFirst Content Processing software-based decoder to meet the needs of media businesses that rely on premium content revenue. Zixi is the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over the public Internet.
"Ericsson customers are demanding broadcast quality on every screen. We must provide effective and agile deployments that maintain content integrity. We're delighted to partner with Zixi to provide a first-rate service for high-demand, broadcast quality IP-based delivery," says Arpad Jordan, Head of Media Processing and Delivery, Media Solutions at Ericsson.
"We recognize that Ericsson is an important leader in the broadcast space with tier-1 sports leagues and other entertainment customers that must provide a dependable, live, synced, video service across many screens. We are thrilled to have Ericsson join Zixi's growing ecosystem of partners that make IP-based distribution dependable and standardized for all viewers to enjoy." Michael Poppler, Director of Global Channel Sales at Zixi.
Zixi is seamlessly added to any hardware and software platform by leveraging the free Zixi SDK and API. This allows all partners and customers to become standards-based compliant. The SDK and API enables all partners, and their customers, to have a cost effective, proven, and secure method for delivering true broadcast quality live content over the open Internet. Demonstrations will be held at the upcoming IBC2017 show at the Zixi booth (Hall 14 Stand E13).
Zixi is revolutionizing video transmission in the same way the cloud transformed computing. Zixi's industry-leading software platform transforms the Internet into a broadcast-quality, global video delivery network so the world's leading media organizations, service providers, and technology companies can enrich user experiences, create new services, reduce operating costs, and realize possibilities not yet imagined. Zixi is a privately held company led by media industry veterans and IP video experts, with company headquarters in Boston, MA. Read more on www.zixi.com
Ericsson is a world leader in communications technology and services with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Our organization consists of more than 111,000 experts who have provided customers in 180 countries with innovative solutions and services. Together we are building a more connected future where anyone and any industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Net sales in 2016 were SEK 222.6 billion (USD 24.5 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York. Read more on www.ericsson.com.
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