April 1, 2019 - 9:17am

Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over the public Internet, announced that Sencore, a distinguished provider of signal quality and video delivery solutions, has integrated Zixi in to the new DMG 7000 Transport Stream Gateway allowing content providers to transmit content over the open internet with confidence and certainty. Sencore has also added support for Zixi ZEN Master for the simple configuration, orchestration and monitoring of the devices and appliances that are part of the Zixi Enabled Network, as well as manage the inputs and outputs for hundreds of live videos and Zixi streams at scale.

The DMG 7000 utilizes the latest software-based platform from Sencore to deliver a highly flexible transport stream processor, allowing content providers to bridge the gap between unmanaged and managed networks. Demanded by the industry’s largest content providers, Zixi’s proven, best-of-breed IP distribution coupled with Sencore’s DMG 7000 Transport Stream Gateway allows a secure and reliable low-cost distribution workflow over IP.  

The DMG 7000 Transport Stream Gateway’s advantage lies in its dynamic software-based design that allows broadcasters to grow and adapt distribution methods quickly as hardware platforms evolve. The DMG 7000 enables bulletproof transport stream distribution over the internet using Zixi to transmit and receive. Its field and headend models can scale from single channel or multichannel applications, while its adaptable design allows it to be deployed on COTS hardware in a variety of form factors.

Zixi’s well-proven methods of optimizing IP-networks to deliver live video content in real-time, leveraging a fast, secure and reliable contribution methodology for getting video content over terrestrial means will give DMG 7000 Transport Stream Gateway customers an advantage. Zixi provides a best-in-class resiliency using a combination of content-aware and network adaptive forward error correction, error recovery, congestion avoidance, bonding of multiple transmission paths and dynamic feedback to control encoder rate, all at a minimal latency.

The soon to be released the Sencore MRD 7000 Software-based Receiver Decoder with Zixi integration will provide content providers the agility to downscale for contribution decoding needs for a variety of formats of video codecs. MRD 7000 is the ideal solution to serve as a reference decoder with the ability to decode JPEG 2000, HEVC, H.264 & MPEG2 with support for HDR. Incorporating 12G-SDI, HDMI 2.0, 4 x 3G-SDI or SMPTE 2110 outputs and delivering resolution up to 4K/UHD, this decoder packs powerful performance in a versatile environment.

“The software defined gateway of the DMG 7000 allows clients to easily ingest tested workflows into their existing architecture” said Aaron Doughten, Director of Product Management of Sencore. “The Zixi integration, with the control plane of Zen Master at the center for complete workflow visibility across the media supply chain, provides a mature and dependable system that gives our clients a trusted path to distribution over IP.”

“The Zixi Platform delivers mezzanine quality broadcast technology for live video giving content creators and distributors a real choice in efficient, dependable workflow solutions,” said John Wastcoat, SVP Alliances and Marketing, Zixi.  “We are excited to further expand the interoperability of the Zixi ecosystem with Sencore so that content creators can have an economical and trusted way to leverage IP networks around the world with the broadcast quality video distribution that today’s consumer demands.”

About Zixi

Zixi provides a cloud based and on-premise software platform that enables broadcast-quality video delivery over IP. The company offers the Zixi Platform for broadcasters, enterprises, over-the-top video providers, and mobile service providers around the world.  The Zixi Platform makes it easy and economical for media companies to source, manage, localize, and distribute live events and 24/7 live linear channels in broadcast QoS, securely and at scale, using managed and unmanaged IP networks. Zixi provides enhanced control in large complex networks with ZEN Master, a cloud-based platform that provides visual tools to configure, orchestrate, and monitor live broadcast channels and events across industry protocols.  Over 10+ years, the Zixi Enabled Network (ZEN) has grown to over 50 OEM and service providers and we serve well over 350 customers representing most of the top media brands around the world with 10,000+ channels delivered daily. zixi.com

About Sencore

Sencore is an engineering leader in the development of reliable, cost-effective signal transmission and content monitoring solutions for the broadcast, cable, satellite, and IPTV markets. Backed by world-class customer service and support, Sencore's portfolio includes video contribution and distribution equipment, system monitoring and analysis solutions, and test and measurement instruments. Designed to meet the needs of an ever-changing industry, Sencore solutions ensure the efficient delivery of high-quality video from the source to the home, including the latest IP-based video delivery and multiscreen OTT technologies. More information about Sencore can be found at www.sencore.com.

 

WALTHAM, MA Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over the public Internet, announced that Sencore, a distinguished provider of signal quality and video delivery solutions, has integrated Zixi in to the new DMG7000 Transport Stream Gateway allowing content providers to transmit content over the open internet with confidence and certainty. Sencore has also added support for Zixi ZEN Master for the simple configuration, orchestration and monitoring of the devices and appliances that are part of the Zixi Enabled Network, as well as manage the inputs and outputs for hundreds of live videos and Zixi streams at scale.

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