Leading technical service for digital editing and online distribution of audiovisual content is released
Munich, Germany, October 20, 2015 – SES Platform Services GmbH, one of Europe’s leading technical media service providers, has today launched its new LUCID online video platform (OVP), providing customers with everything they need to set up their own online video offering.
Combining Linear TV Streaming, Catch-up TV and video-on-demand (VoD) into one powerful online platform, LUCID OVP provides the building blocks for Platform Operators, Broadcasters and OTT players to set up their own video business, from setting up an Online TV channel to on-demand services.
The platform is an integral part of SES Platform Services’ “Media Toolbox” concept – a modular solution for the optimal distribution of audio-visual content. From linear distribution to all forms of on-demand services, it covers all technological aspects in a highly flexible and scalable way, reducing technical complexity for customers in order that they can concentrate on their core business.
“In the modern world, more and more content is consumed online and on mobile devices,” said Daniel Kiessling, Senior Manager Solution Management SES Platform Services. “With LUCID OVP, our customers can reach viewers anywhere and on any device through a complete, ready-to-launch, end-to-end solution.”
With LUCID OVP, Platform Operators, Broadcasters and OTT-Players can optimise their operations and boost subscriber growth. The platform allows customers to create an online video and multi-screen user experience to complement their video strategy. It also allows them to easily and quickly set up an online video service as a supplement to Direct-to-Home (DTH) services to address new customer groups.
LUCID comprises Video Processing (including Content Ingest, Management, and Encoding, Transcoding, DRM Integration and Playout); Monetisation Services, with support of flexible business models (such as SVoD, TVoD); and Applications with an intuitive and easy-to-use User Interface (for iOS, Android) and an HTML5 realisation for an IP Box.
SES Platform Services will showcase its range of digital distribution technology at Medientage München at stand C1, Foyer, Basement. The event takes place at International Congress Center München (ICM) in Munich, Germany, from Wednesday, October 21 to Friday, October 23.