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TMCNet:  QuickPlay Media Taps Media Excel as Video Transcoding Solution Partner

[June 04, 2013]

QuickPlay Media Taps Media Excel as Video Transcoding Solution Partner

Jun 04, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Media Excel has been chosen by QuickPlay Media as a video transcoding solution partner for its global multiscreen services.

According to a release, hundreds of channels will be transcoded on the Hero 5000 series platform for the first phase of their partnership. Using Media Excel solutions, QuickPlay will provide turnkey MPEG-DASH and HEVC-centric solutions to their customers. This creates additional value and shortens time to market for multiscreen, OTT, and other IP-connected video services.

"As a managed service provider, QuickPlay works with a number of market leading technologies in order to deliver the best end-to-end solution for our clients," said Wayne Purboo, CEO of QuickPlay Media. "We selected Media Excel for its exceptional video quality, its ease of deployment, and extensive feature set, combined with their partnership approach." The company said QuickPlay Media will leverage Media Excel's HERO Management System (HMS) in conjunction with its OpenVideo Media Processor, for complete visibility and control over multiscreen transcoding services to deliver 24/7 availability and superior QoS. HMS is fully customizable and can simultaneously accommodate different failover policies allowing operators, systems integrators, and content owners to deploy services with minimum operational cost.

"Media Excel delivers the best video quality in the industry to satisfy viewers worldwide," said John Hotchkiss, COO at Media Excel. "It's an honor to partner with QuickPlay Media as they extend their business to serve more customers in global markets." Media Excel Hero video transcoding delivers a number of advantages for multiscreen TV, Internet TV, web TV, and mobile TV providers, including multiscreen encoding of live and VoD events, datacenter and cloud solutions, proven uptime, and native MPEG-DASH support. Media Excel solutions are designed for broadcasters, telecoms, and content aggregators with low-latency point-to-point distribution over IP and ASI networks, and for adaptive delivery of HLS, Smooth, Flash, and MPEG-DASH to consumer devices.

Media Excel is exhibiting at BroadcastAsia2013 in Singapore from June 18-21, in the Marina Bay Sands.

QuickPlay Media is a provider of managed service solutions for the distribution of video to IP-connected devices.

Media Excel provides adaptive bitrate, multi-device transcoding for multiscreen video delivery.

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