Concurrent Announces a New Generation of Software for Its MediaHawk VX™ Unified Content Delivery Sol
Concurrent Announces a New Generation of Software for Its MediaHawk VX™ Unified Content Delivery Solution
Off-Network Video Streaming Features Enable Service Providers to Compete Directly with Internet Based Over-The-Top Services
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Concurrent (NAS: CCUR) , a global leader in multi-screen video delivery and media data intelligence solutions, today announced a new generation of software for its flagship content delivery solution, MediaHawk VX. Concurrent's latest software release enables operators to stream video content over both private and public networks to reach consumers on every screen. MediaHawk is a unified content delivery solution that has the ability to serve consumers on multiple networks and client devices from the same platform to provide an anytime, anywhere viewing experience. Pay TV service providers can use Concurrent's solution to deliver high quality, premium video services to customers that roam outside of their local network. Improved support for off-network delivery enables traditional operators to compete directly with Internet based over-the-top ("OTT") services such as Netflix®, Apple TV®, Hulu®, and Amazon.com.®
"A growing number of consumers are viewing video content on a myriad of devices using Internet based OTT services like Netflix," said Bob Chism, CTO for Concurrent. "Multi-channel video service providers can use our unified content delivery solution to launch their own brand of services that reach consumers beyond the boundaries of their own networks. Concurrent offers service providers a distinct competitive advantage by enabling them to stream video to every connected device OTT services can reach, while also supporting delivery to classic televisions through the set-top boxes already present inside consumers' homes."
According to Accenture's "Video Over the Internet Consumer Survey," 90 percent of consumers globally now watch some video content over the Internet, demonstrating the need for a simple, yet effective multi-screen delivery solution. Concurrent's unified video and media data intelligence solution portfolio combines the power of true multi-screen video streaming with universal video analytics, to deliver a comprehensive platform for the TV of tomorrow. With unique features focused squarely on addressing large scale, revenue generating service requirements, Concurrent's MediaHawk VX is used to support some of the world's most demanding video applications.
Concurrent's latest software for the MediaHawk VX solution, version 14.0, is presently shipping. Existing customers can upgrade their currently deployed systems to take advantage of these new capabilities.
Concurrent will be highlighting its latest technology at the 2013 IBC Exhibition in Amsterdam (Sept 13-17) at booth (2.B31). For more information or to schedule a demo, please visit: http://www.ccur.com.
Concurrent (NAS: CCUR) is a global leader in video, media data intelligence and real-time Linux® solutions. Concurrent provides customers with transformative solutions to fuel their business beyond what was thought possible. Concurrent's unified video delivery and media data intelligence solutions support every screen simultaneously, making it easier for cable MSOs, fixed-line telecommunications providers, mobile operators, online media companies and satellite TV broadcasters to deliver revenue generating video services to consumers on any device, over any network. The world's leading multichannel video service providers have selected Concurrent to deliver the solutions and services required to support their next-generation multi-screen video initiatives. Concurrent's Emmy® award-winning video solutions are based upon a rich heritage of high-performance real-time technology. Concurrent's real-time Linux solutions are used to support applications in the defense, aerospace, automotive and financial industries. Concurrent has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Visit www.ccur.com for further information. Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Concurrent_CCUR.
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