VP Media Solutions To Launch Media Content Production and Distribution Capability

VPMS announced VP Media Services, described as an infrastructure agnostic opex solution for content production and distribution.

“We’re launching VP Media Services after talking to numerous companies about the challenges and obstacles they face with content production and distribution, such as encoding and transcoding – especially of unfamiliar content,” said Emmanuel Charlet, head of sales and pre-sales. “It delivers a complete solution – but replaces capex with opex. VP Media Services can provide an organisation with all the media content functionality it needs, but its real strength is in its ability to provide that functionality very flexibly – in support of the launch of a temporary channel, for example, or to absorb short term workload.”

“Making it significantly more affordable to distribute new content means that the return on investment equation changes, enabling new revenue-generating opportunities – such as music festivals or non-mainstream sports - to be explored that would otherwise not be economically feasible,” he added.

The product is also claimed to relieve media companies of the burden of managing their own systems, freeing time and resource. The solution is customizable and available as a complete, standalone solution – or for integration within a customer’s existing systems. Whether the underlying infrastructure and processing is local or remote is completely transparent.

“In a dynamic media world, demand can be highly unpredictable,” concluded Charlet. “An opex solution like VP Media Services offers the rapid scalability necessary to respond to that uncertainty.”

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

eBook:  Preparing for Broadcast IP Infrastructures

This FREE to download eBook is likely to become the reference document you keep close at hand, because, if, like many, you are tasked with Preparing for Broadcast IP Infrastructures. Supported by Riedel, this near 100 pages of in-depth guides, illustrations,…

Practical Broadcast Storage - Part 3

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made its mark on IT and is rapidly advancing into mainstream broadcasting. By employing AI methodologies, specifically machine learning, broadcasters can benefit greatly from the advances in IT infrastructure innovation and advanced storage designs.

Weather Channel Uses Immersive Mixed Reality to Educate Viewers About the Dangers From Winter Ice

In their latest hyper-realistic VR weather warning, The Weather Channel helps viewers better understand the potential dangers created by ice storms.

IP Control Uncovered

As broadcasters continue to successfully migrate video and audio to IP, attention soon turns to control, interoperability, and interconnectivity to improve reliability and efficiency. In this article, we investigate IP control as we move to IP infrastructures.

Practical Broadcast Storage - Part 2

Broadcast systems are renowned for their high speed and high capacity data demands. Up to recently, they relied on bespoke hardware solutions to deliver the infrastructure required for live real-time uncompressed video. But new advances in IT data storage have…