Industry Feed

NAB Show 2022: Zixi highlighting live video delivery enhancements

Contributed Content

Zixi will showcase a broad range of product updates and new service launches at this year’s NAB Show conference.

Beginning on Sunday, April 24th and running through Wednesday, April 27th, Zixi will be hosting private one-on-one meetings designed to educate audiences on the SDVP, the most comprehensive platform for delivering live video over any IP network, any protocol, any cloud provider and any edge device. Along with individually scheduled meetings and demonstrations, the Zixi team will present opportunities for participants to learn from Zixi leadership, integrated partners and top media companies that are using the SDVP to address the challenges of workflow, network, and operational virtualization.

As part of the showcase, Zixi will be exhibiting new and existing capabilities of the Software-Defined Video Platform, including:

Live Events Scheduling and Management Services:

  • Manually or programmatically manage live event schedules in ZEN Master
  • Define event stages and rules templates including pre and post-event stream behavior
  • Leverage Zixi as a Service (ZaaS) Infrastructure or bring your own
  • New dashboards for enhanced live event monitoring
  • Support any format in and dynamically transform streams in-flight to match publishing endpoints

AWS Support Delivers New Control Plane Options Across AWS MediaServices

  • Management and monitoring of AWS MediaConnect Flows in ZEN Master
  • Support for managing JPEG XS and AWS CDI flows in ZEN Master
  • ZEN Master support for AWS Elemental Link devices
  • Configuration and monitoring of AWS Elemental MediaLive Channels in ZEN Master
  • ZEN Master for AWS now available in AWS Marketplace with support for private offer contracts

ContentXchange Channel Service

  • Built to reliably connect the world’s most valuable content with the most watched destinations
  • Includes access to hundreds of local US TV station feeds and a global network of thousands of content partners
  • Zixi secures transport rights, onboards content partners and curates channel lineups
  • Channel feeds are automically normalized to the customizable distribution endpoints
  • Leveraging proven ZaaS services, delivers fully redundant geographically diverse distribution paths with hitless failover for every managed channel

Actionable Analytics, Data Visualization and RCA Reporting with the Intelligent Data Platform (IDP)

  • The IDP leverages trained ML algorithms and AI analysis to sort vast telemetry data in to actionable insights
  • New data visualization dashboards clearly identify performance anomalies and behavioral outliers
  • AI/ML driven predictive analytics can accurately identify and alert on conditions likely to lead to an outage
  • Automated incident detection and RCA reporting saves significant time and money

Features Available starting with v15 of the SDVP:

Advertisement
  • Automated failover triggers on TR101, Content Quality Analysis (CQA) and unrecovered packet alerts
  • Improved throughput performance by as much as 200%
  • Enhanced NDI support to include mapping NDI audio channels to MPEG-TS PIDs
  • Updated RIST retransmission request timing to improve performance
  • Added ML-based VMAF content quality estimation and improved PSNR estimation
  • Audio level histograms added to CQA reports
  • Support for 4:4:4 video on NVIDIA transcoding pipeline

Attendees can learn more about specific use cases and scenarios, including…

  • 5G / Mobile Edge Compute delivers live 4K broadcast-quality video
  • ZaaS enables cost efficient multi-cloud delivery strategy
  • Focus on Sustainability
    • Emissions Reduction in Compute Layer Integrating ARM processors delivers significant improvements in energy consumption rates leading to lower GHG emissions
    • Network Throughput Optimizations recent upgrades to Zixi software doubled the effective throughput of Zixi traffic per compute instance
    • Bandwidth Efficiency Improvements save as much of 40% of the available network bandwidth with quality optimized delivery
    • Sustainability Tracking: Zixi Sustainability Projects
  • Remote orchestration and virtualized operations across the media supply chain
  • Business impacts analysis with enhanced SCTE-35/CUE propagation monitoring
  • Universal Gateway services that programmatically normalize thousands of concurrent linear channels

NewscastStudio does not necessarily edit the content of Industry Feed posts and they do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the site.

Sign up for NewscastStudio's weekly newsletter.Our weekly newsletter delivers the latest broadcast industry news to your inbox including new debuts, case studies, thought leadership and broadcast gear updates.