Ant Media Integrates Zixi for Live Streaming

Zixi | February 10, 2023 | Read time : 02:49 min

Ant Media Integrates Zixi for Live Streaming

Zixi, a software development company, has recently partnered with Ant Media, and Ant Media Server (AMS) has integrated Zixi's software-defined video platform (SDVP) for real-time live streaming.

Using the Zixi protocol, AMS can connect to the vast broadcast-quality live sources and enhance stream resilience with aware routing and patented dynamic family entertainment centers (FEC), network utilization, bandwidth shaping, DTLS and AES content-encryption security, error-free video transfer over IP networks, less uptime, multicast transport, bandwidth efficiency, and encoder backpressure. It can also manage large-scale configurations and networking.

AMS is a streaming engine that uses Zixi-enabled live sources and provides streaming with WebRTC technology and sub-0.5-second latency. Auto-scale clustering assists publishers and viewers on a larger scale, supporting a wide range of viewers and streams. Its users can publish AMS streams to the SDVP, utilizing workflow, GPU-accelerated live transcoding, hitless failover, bonding over disparate networks, purpose-built live operations dashboards, live channels' centralized management, and enhanced visualization. In addition, it delivers Zixi-protected streams through the WebRTC full-stack network, SFU, MCU, and Data Channel for global reach.

CEO/Co-founder of Ant Media, Ahmet Oguz Mermerkaya, said, "With integrated Zixi Protocol support, Ant Media Servers have access to the industry-leading performance, efficiency, security, and reliability that the SDVP enables." He added, "By leveraging the combined AMS and SDVP solution, our common customers have access to high-performance, scalable real-time video distribution."

(Source – Cision PR Newswire)

Senior Vice President of Alliances and Marketing at Zixi, John Wastcoat, said, "This exciting integration was initially requested from a video game and Esports live streaming platforms." He added, "And Ant Media Server's WebRTC cutting-edge innovation delivers the infrastructure necessary for next-generation, mission-critical applications such as live game shows, e-learning, and mobile streaming."

(Source – Cision PR Newswire)

About Zixi

Zixi, a cloud-driven solutions provider, has an on-premises software-defined video platform, enabling reliable broadcast video delivery over any IP network, protocol, cloud provider, and edge device. Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, it has been offering technological services to mobile service providers, video providers, enterprises, and broadcasters worldwide. It specializes in the fields of live streaming, virtual content supply chain, glass-to-glass solutions, video distribution on a large scale, media processing, IP-based distribution, contribution at scale, forward error correction, OTT delivery, seamless failover, multi-path delivery, remote production solutions, live sports distribution, VOD delivery, broadcast solutions, and cloud services.



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