Concurrent Atlanta, GA, a worldwide leader in video
and media data and advertising solutions, today announced the
availability of MediaHawk VX, a next generation software solution for
delivering revenue producing multi-screen video. MediaHawk VX enables
service providers and content providers to deliver commercial video to
any device over any network from a unified hardware-agnostic platform.
"As the number of video capable devices available to consumers has
grown, it has become increasingly important for content rights owners to
extend their service offerings to new devices in order to attract and
maintain customers," said David King, Concurrent’s chief marketing
officer and senior vice president, Video Solutions. "Concurrent’s
MediaHawk VX software enables our customers to increase video related
revenue by tapping into new screens and new applications without the
need to introduce new hardware into the network."
The VX solution builds on the success of Concurrent’s Emmy Award
winning video on demand (VOD) and time-shifted TV solutions.
Highlighted features of MediaHawk VX include:
— Integrated Streaming & Download Delivery
— HTTP Progressive Download
— Dynamic Bit-Rate HTTP Streaming
— RTSP Streaming featuring Gatling Resiliency
— Support for Web and Wireless Connected Devices
— Apple iPhone and iPad
— Adobe Flash
— Microsoft Silverlight (Smooth Streaming)
— Origin Server, Content Delivery, and Edge Caching Functionality
— 3-D Content Support
— Support for Multiple Hardware Platforms
— Up to 20 Gbps of Output Per Rack Unit
— Integrated 100% Solid State Cache
— Ultra-High Capacity Storage
Concurrent’s MediaHawk and MiniHawk video server platforms are
the first systems to leverage VX software to enable unified video
delivery across diverse networks, including cable, IPTV, internet, and
wireless infrastructures. Both older generation and new generation
hardware can run VX software. Concurrent’s latest generation servers
have been shipping since July 2009 and support full VX functionality.
Concurrent has 205 distinct video systems deployed in cable and
telecom markets worldwide that represent approximately 23.9 million
basic cable subscribers. The company’s MDAS software serves over 38
million digital subscribers and aggregates and analyzes data from over
700 million transactions per month.
Concurrent will be demonstrating its multi-screen video and MDAS
solutions at booth number 621 at the Cable Show 2010 which takes place
May 11-13, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles.